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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience Designer
Rank 308 351 329
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -22
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 364 266 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.71% 0.52% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.55% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 185 214
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £106.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £106.25 - -
UX Designer
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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
48697 48044 46983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32114 29627 29164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1932 1948
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Designer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

UX Designer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 April 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 +79 229 £413 +3.12% 39
South East -11 55 £375 +11.11% 12
Yorkshire -1 23 £375 -28.57% 8
North West -4 18 £393 +21.70% 14
North East -35 16 £488 -2.50% 1
West Midlands -6 10 £325 -1.88% 5
East Midlands +8 5 £419 +31.88% 8
East of England -10 5 £313 -16.66% 3
South West +1 3 £400 +14.28% 7
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UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 662 (100.00%) User Experience
2 281 (42.45%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (38.82%) HTML
4 238 (35.95%) CSS
5 138 (20.85%) Axure RP
6 133 (20.09%) Adobe
7 111 (16.77%) Mobile App
8 105 (15.86%) Photoshop
9 97 (14.65%) JavaScript
10 89 (13.44%) Adobe Illustrator
11 88 (13.29%) Finance
12 79 (11.93%) Front End Development
13 76 (11.48%) Usability Testing
14 74 (11.18%) E-Commerce
15 71 (10.73%) Information Architecture
16 70 (10.57%) Web Design
17 67 (10.12%) HTML5
17 67 (10.12%) Responsive Web Design
17 67 (10.12%) Degree
18 65 (9.82%) UX Design
19 64 (9.67%) Rapid Prototyping
20 59 (8.91%) OmniGraffle
20 59 (8.91%) Banking
21 53 (8.01%) Android
22 52 (7.85%) Apple iOS
23 46 (6.95%) Retail
24 43 (6.50%) CSS3
25 38 (5.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
26 36 (5.44%) jQuery
27 34 (5.14%) CRM

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 10 (1.51%) CMS
2 8 (1.21%) ArcGIS
3 5 (0.76%) WordPress
4 3 (0.45%) Node.js
5 2 (0.30%) Confluence
6 1 (0.15%) Drupal
6 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
Applications
1 105 (15.86%) Photoshop
2 89 (13.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 59 (8.91%) OmniGraffle
4 38 (5.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 17 (2.57%) Fireworks
6 16 (2.42%) MS Visio
7 9 (1.36%) MS Excel
8 5 (0.76%) MS Office
9 4 (0.60%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.30%) InDesign
12 1 (0.15%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 8 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.30%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.15%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.81%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.76%) SaaS
4 3 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.21%) Internet
2 6 (0.91%) Intranet
3 1 (0.15%) AMQP
3 1 (0.15%) Network Security
3 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.21%) GIS
2 4 (0.60%) Big Data
3 2 (0.30%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.15%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.15%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 138 (20.85%) Axure RP
2 19 (2.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (0.45%) JIRA
5 2 (0.30%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.30%) Grunt
5 2 (0.30%) gulp
5 2 (0.30%) Moq
5 2 (0.30%) NCrunch
5 2 (0.30%) NUnit
5 2 (0.30%) ReSharper
5 2 (0.30%) StyleCop
5 2 (0.30%) Subversion
5 2 (0.30%) Xcode
6 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.15%) Mockito
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 88 (13.29%) Finance
2 59 (8.91%) Banking
3 46 (6.95%) Retail
4 20 (3.02%) Marketing
5 19 (2.87%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.57%) Back Office
6 17 (2.57%) Games
7 10 (1.51%) Electronics
8 9 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.21%) Publishing
10 4 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.60%) Legal
11 2 (0.30%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.30%) Front Office
11 2 (0.30%) Law
11 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (38.82%) HTML
2 238 (35.95%) CSS
3 67 (10.12%) HTML5
4 43 (6.50%) CSS3
5 36 (5.44%) jQuery
6 16 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (2.27%) AngularJS
7 15 (2.27%) Flash
8 10 (1.51%) D3.js
9 6 (0.91%) Web Services
10 5 (0.76%) React
10 5 (0.76%) WPF
11 4 (0.60%) .NET
11 4 (0.60%) Sass
11 4 (0.60%) XHTML
11 4 (0.60%) XML
11 4 (0.60%) Zurb Foundation
12 3 (0.45%) Ajax
12 3 (0.45%) Backbone.js
12 3 (0.45%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 662 (100.00%) User Experience
2 111 (16.77%) Mobile App
3 22 (3.32%) Fixed Income
4 19 (2.87%) W3C
5 17 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (2.11%) Visualisation
7 12 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (1.66%) Graphic Design
9 9 (1.36%) Animation
10 7 (1.06%) Psychology
11 6 (0.91%) Online Banking
12 5 (0.76%) Social Network
13 4 (0.60%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.60%) Interactive TV
13 4 (0.60%) New Media
13 4 (0.60%) RIA
13 4 (0.60%) Smartphone
14 3 (0.45%) Blog
14 3 (0.45%) Equities
14 3 (0.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 53 (8.01%) Android
2 52 (7.85%) Apple iOS
3 13 (1.96%) Windows
4 8 (1.21%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.45%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.15%) Linux
6 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (42.45%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (11.93%) Front End Development
3 76 (11.48%) Usability Testing
4 74 (11.18%) E-Commerce
5 71 (10.73%) Information Architecture
6 70 (10.57%) Web Design
7 67 (10.12%) Responsive Web Design
8 65 (9.82%) UX Design
9 64 (9.67%) Rapid Prototyping
10 34 (5.14%) CRM
11 33 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (4.68%) Project Management
12 31 (4.68%) User Stories
13 28 (4.23%) Scrum
14 27 (4.08%) Analytics
15 25 (3.78%) Workflow
16 21 (3.17%) Ethnography
17 19 (2.87%) Web Accessibility
18 18 (2.72%) Competitor Analysis
18 18 (2.72%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 97 (14.65%) JavaScript
2 12 (1.81%) Java
3 5 (0.76%) C#
3 5 (0.76%) PHP
3 5 (0.76%) XAML
4 3 (0.45%) Groovy
5 2 (0.30%) XPath
6 1 (0.15%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.15%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.15%) Ruby
6 1 (0.15%) Scala
6 1 (0.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (10.12%) Degree
2 24 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.21%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.72%) QA
2 10 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.15%) WAI
3 1 (0.15%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 133 (20.09%) Adobe
2 13 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 9 (1.36%) Google
3 9 (1.36%) Tableau
4 6 (0.91%) SAP
5 5 (0.76%) Apple
5 5 (0.76%) Twitter
6 3 (0.45%) ClickTale
6 3 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.30%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.30%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.15%) EXTOL
8 1 (0.15%) Facebook
8 1 (0.15%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle
8 1 (0.15%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.15%) Siebel
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