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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience Designer
Rank 301 315 331
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +16
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 310 296 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.64% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.68% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 196 195
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.19 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UX Designer
UK

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
44601 43533 41830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29104 27575 25284
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1612 1743 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -17 185 £416 +4.06% 47
South East +2 39 £371 +10.82% 6
West Midlands +4 21 £275 -24.13% 4
Yorkshire -6 18 £378 -44.07% 6
North East -18 18 £505 +12.22%
North West -16 17 £294 -28.78% 10
South West -2 9 £388 +3.33% 5
East of England +1 3 £388 - 4
UX Designer
UK

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 654 (100.00%) User Experience
2 268 (40.98%) HTML
3 244 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
4 231 (35.32%) CSS
5 169 (25.84%) Axure RP
6 143 (21.87%) Photoshop
7 141 (21.56%) Adobe
8 117 (17.89%) Adobe Illustrator
9 106 (16.21%) Information Architecture
10 96 (14.68%) Mobile App
11 95 (14.53%) E-Commerce
12 85 (13.00%) Usability Testing
13 84 (12.84%) Finance
14 83 (12.69%) JavaScript
15 76 (11.62%) Responsive Web Design
16 72 (11.01%) UX Design
17 65 (9.94%) Web Design
18 63 (9.63%) Front End Development
19 62 (9.48%) Banking
20 60 (9.17%) Degree
21 57 (8.72%) OmniGraffle
22 53 (8.10%) HTML5
23 52 (7.95%) Retail
24 45 (6.88%) Android
25 44 (6.73%) Rapid Prototyping
25 44 (6.73%) Apple iOS
26 42 (6.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
27 39 (5.96%) jQuery
28 37 (5.66%) Scrum
29 35 (5.35%) Fixed Income

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (2.75%) CMS
2 4 (0.61%) Confluence
3 2 (0.31%) Node.js
3 2 (0.31%) WordPress
4 1 (0.15%) Drupal
4 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 143 (21.87%) Photoshop
2 117 (17.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 57 (8.72%) OmniGraffle
4 42 (6.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 20 (3.06%) Fireworks
6 15 (2.29%) MS Visio
7 8 (1.22%) MS Office
8 7 (1.07%) Adobe After Effects
8 7 (1.07%) InDesign
9 3 (0.46%) MS Excel
9 3 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.92%) SAP CRM
1 6 (0.92%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.15%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.68%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.68%) Intranet
2 1 (0.15%) Internet
2 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 169 (25.84%) Axure RP
2 25 (3.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (0.92%) JIRA
4 5 (0.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.31%) Grunt
5 2 (0.31%) gulp
5 2 (0.31%) Moq
5 2 (0.31%) NCrunch
5 2 (0.31%) NUnit
5 2 (0.31%) ProtoShare
5 2 (0.31%) ReSharper
5 2 (0.31%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 84 (12.84%) Finance
2 62 (9.48%) Banking
3 52 (7.95%) Retail
4 33 (5.05%) Investment Banking
5 31 (4.74%) Marketing
6 25 (3.82%) Back Office
7 22 (3.36%) Games
8 13 (1.99%) Electronics
9 11 (1.68%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.07%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.76%) Front Office
12 4 (0.61%) Advertising
12 4 (0.61%) Brand Awareness
12 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.46%) Automotive
13 3 (0.46%) Legal
13 3 (0.46%) Publishing
14 2 (0.31%) Interactive Media
14 2 (0.31%) Law
14 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (40.98%) HTML
2 231 (35.32%) CSS
3 53 (8.10%) HTML5
4 39 (5.96%) jQuery
5 27 (4.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 21 (3.21%) Flash
7 19 (2.91%) CSS3
8 18 (2.75%) Sass
9 14 (2.14%) LESS
10 12 (1.83%) AngularJS
11 6 (0.92%) React
12 5 (0.76%) WPF
13 4 (0.61%) SAP BSP
13 4 (0.61%) Zurb Foundation
14 3 (0.46%) .NET
14 3 (0.46%) Mason
14 3 (0.46%) XHTML
14 3 (0.46%) XML
15 2 (0.31%) RESTful
15 2 (0.31%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 654 (100.00%) User Experience
2 96 (14.68%) Mobile App
3 35 (5.35%) Fixed Income
4 24 (3.67%) W3C
5 22 (3.36%) Visualisation
6 16 (2.45%) Animation
7 15 (2.29%) Graphic Design
8 14 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.07%) Psychology
11 6 (0.92%) Copywriting
11 6 (0.92%) Taxonomies
12 5 (0.76%) Online Banking
13 4 (0.61%) Blog
13 4 (0.61%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.61%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.46%) Motion Graphics
14 3 (0.46%) RIA
14 3 (0.46%) Social Media
15 2 (0.31%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (6.88%) Android
2 44 (6.73%) Apple iOS
3 12 (1.83%) Windows
4 1 (0.15%) Linux
4 1 (0.15%) Unix
4 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (16.21%) Information Architecture
3 95 (14.53%) E-Commerce
4 85 (13.00%) Usability Testing
5 76 (11.62%) Responsive Web Design
6 72 (11.01%) UX Design
7 65 (9.94%) Web Design
8 63 (9.63%) Front End Development
9 44 (6.73%) Rapid Prototyping
10 37 (5.66%) Scrum
11 35 (5.35%) Analytics
11 35 (5.35%) User Stories
12 31 (4.74%) Project Management
13 27 (4.13%) CRM
14 25 (3.82%) Ethnography
15 24 (3.67%) Web Accessibility
15 24 (3.67%) Workflow
16 21 (3.21%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (3.06%) Typography
18 19 (2.91%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 83 (12.69%) JavaScript
2 10 (1.53%) Java
3 5 (0.76%) C#
3 5 (0.76%) XAML
4 4 (0.61%) PHP
5 3 (0.46%) Groovy
6 2 (0.31%) C
6 2 (0.31%) XPath
7 1 (0.15%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.15%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 60 (9.17%) Degree
2 30 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.22%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.31%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.21%) QA
2 8 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.15%) WAI
3 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 141 (21.56%) Adobe
2 9 (1.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (1.38%) SAP
3 7 (1.07%) Apple
4 6 (0.92%) ClickTale
5 5 (0.76%) Google
6 4 (0.61%) Twitter
7 3 (0.46%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.31%) Capita
8 2 (0.31%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.31%) Rally
8 2 (0.31%) Tableau
9 1 (0.15%) EMC
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle
9 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.15%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.15%) Siebel
9 1 (0.15%) Sitecore
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