The table below looks at the statistics for the UX Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UX Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 343 381 435
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +54
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 275 167 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.35% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.38% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 136 77
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47816 43935 43348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.68% 92.78% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30790 27218 24857
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1975 1911 2413
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UX Designer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UX Designer Jobs Demand Trend in England

UX Designer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UX Designer across the England region.

UX Designer Daily Rate Trend in England

UX Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Designer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

UX Designer Daily Rate Histogram in England

UX Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UX Designer across the England region.

UX Designer Hourly Rate Trend in England

UX Designer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +54 163 £400 +5.96% 30
South East -15 37 £375 -16.66% 8
North East - 28 £463 - 1
East of England +5 18 £388 +16.98% 3
Yorkshire -1 9 £388 -30.95% 9
North West +5 8 £375 +25.00% 4
West Midlands -10 8 £385 +24.19% 1
South West - 6 £350 - 2
East Midlands -7 1 - -
UX Designer
UK

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited UX Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with UX Designer in their job title.

1 498 (100.00%) User Experience
2 236 (47.39%) HTML
3 211 (42.37%) CSS
4 183 (36.75%) Axure RP
5 175 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
6 107 (21.49%) Photoshop
7 88 (17.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 83 (16.67%) Mobile App
9 79 (15.86%) Adobe
10 77 (15.46%) UX Design
11 71 (14.26%) Rapid Prototyping
12 67 (13.45%) JavaScript
13 59 (11.85%) Degree
14 57 (11.45%) OmniGraffle
15 56 (11.24%) Finance
16 52 (10.44%) Information Architecture
17 50 (10.04%) Usability Testing
18 46 (9.24%) HTML5
19 39 (7.83%) jQuery
20 38 (7.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
20 38 (7.63%) Apple iOS
21 36 (7.23%) E-Commerce
22 33 (6.63%) Banking
23 31 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
24 30 (6.02%) Retail
25 28 (5.62%) Android
26 27 (5.42%) Marketing
27 24 (4.82%) Scrum
28 22 (4.42%) Web Design
29 21 (4.22%) Dreamweaver

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited UX Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with UX Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (2.61%) CMS
2 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.40%) Drupal
3 1 (0.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 107 (21.49%) Photoshop
2 88 (17.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 57 (11.45%) OmniGraffle
4 21 (4.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (2.41%) InDesign
5 12 (2.41%) MS Visio
6 10 (2.01%) Fireworks
7 6 (1.20%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (1.00%) MS Office
9 3 (0.60%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.40%) Summit
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.80%) SaaS
2 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.21%) Internet
2 2 (0.40%) Intranet
3 1 (0.20%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.20%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.20%) KDB
1 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 183 (36.75%) Axure RP
2 38 (7.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 21 (4.22%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (1.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Blend
5 3 (0.60%) ProtoShare
6 2 (0.40%) JIRA
6 2 (0.40%) Xcode
7 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.20%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.20%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.20%) Firebug
7 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
General
1 56 (11.24%) Finance
2 33 (6.63%) Banking
3 30 (6.02%) Retail
4 27 (5.42%) Marketing
5 13 (2.61%) Games
6 8 (1.61%) Advertising
7 7 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.00%) Interactive Media
8 5 (1.00%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.80%) Publishing
9 4 (0.80%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.60%) Automotive
10 3 (0.60%) Front Office
11 2 (0.40%) iGaming
11 2 (0.40%) Law
12 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (47.39%) HTML
2 211 (42.37%) CSS
3 46 (9.24%) HTML5
4 39 (7.83%) jQuery
5 20 (4.02%) CSS3
6 14 (2.81%) Flash
7 8 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (1.20%) WPF
9 5 (1.00%) Web Services
9 5 (1.00%) XML
9 5 (1.00%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.80%) .NET
11 3 (0.60%) XHTML
12 2 (0.40%) Sass
12 2 (0.40%) LESS
12 2 (0.40%) XSL
12 2 (0.40%) Ajax
13 1 (0.20%) WCF
13 1 (0.20%) Silverlight
13 1 (0.20%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 498 (100.00%) User Experience
2 83 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 21 (4.22%) Graphic Design
4 18 (3.61%) W3C
5 15 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.81%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.41%) Psychology
7 7 (1.41%) Online Banking
7 7 (1.41%) Online Games
8 6 (1.20%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.80%) iPhone
10 4 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (0.80%) RIA
11 3 (0.60%) Human Factors
11 3 (0.60%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.60%) Social Media
11 3 (0.60%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.40%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 38 (7.63%) Apple iOS
2 28 (5.62%) Android
3 1 (0.20%) UNIX
3 1 (0.20%) Windows
3 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (15.46%) UX Design
3 71 (14.26%) Rapid Prototyping
4 52 (10.44%) Information Architecture
5 50 (10.04%) Usability Testing
6 36 (7.23%) E-Commerce
7 31 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (4.82%) Scrum
9 22 (4.42%) Web Design
10 21 (4.22%) Customer Insight
11 20 (4.02%) Web Accessibility
12 17 (3.41%) Web Development
13 16 (3.21%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (2.61%) User Stories
15 11 (2.21%) Analytics
16 9 (1.81%) Workflow
17 6 (1.20%) BDD
17 6 (1.20%) Investment Management
17 6 (1.20%) Mentoring
18 5 (1.00%) Industrial Design
Programming Languages
1 67 (13.45%) JavaScript
2 6 (1.20%) PHP
3 5 (1.00%) C#
4 3 (0.60%) Java
4 3 (0.60%) XAML
5 1 (0.20%) Ruby
5 1 (0.20%) C++
5 1 (0.20%) C
5 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.20%) Erlang
5 1 (0.20%) F#
Qualifications
1 59 (11.85%) Degree
2 16 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) PhD
5 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.41%) QA
2 2 (0.40%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.20%) WCAG
Vendors
1 79 (15.86%) Adobe
2 9 (1.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.00%) Appcelerator
4 4 (0.80%) Mercator
5 3 (0.60%) iRise
6 2 (0.40%) Google
7 1 (0.20%) SAP
7 1 (0.20%) Facebook
7 1 (0.20%) Twitter
7 1 (0.20%) hybris
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