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 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 379 305 424
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +119
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 206 274 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.57% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.62% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 215 69
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.37 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
45333 44161 38662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.46% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27997 26983 22727
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1804 1877 2051
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 £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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 -62 116 £400 - 37
South East -33 31 £340 -15.00% 12
North West -14 15 £325 -1.88% 5
East of England +12 14 £375 +2.73% 4
West Midlands -1 10 £331 +0.37% 3
Yorkshire -11 8 £325 -16.12% 2
South West -3 7 £375 +2.73% 4
North East - 4 £400 - 1
East Midlands -9 3 £318 - 3
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UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 489 (100.00%) User Experience
2 247 (50.51%) HTML
3 234 (47.85%) CSS
4 191 (39.06%) Axure RP
5 138 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
6 116 (23.72%) JavaScript
7 107 (21.88%) Photoshop
8 81 (16.56%) Adobe Illustrator
9 75 (15.34%) Information Architecture
10 68 (13.91%) Finance
11 64 (13.09%) Mobile App
12 63 (12.88%) Adobe
13 62 (12.68%) jQuery
14 61 (12.47%) Rapid Prototyping
14 61 (12.47%) HTML5
15 57 (11.66%) Usability Testing
16 56 (11.45%) Degree
17 52 (10.63%) UX Design
18 49 (10.02%) E-Commerce
19 48 (9.82%) OmniGraffle
20 43 (8.79%) Graphic Design
21 40 (8.18%) Retail
21 40 (8.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
22 35 (7.16%) CSS3
23 32 (6.54%) Banking
24 30 (6.13%) Responsive Web Design
25 28 (5.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
25 28 (5.73%) Dreamweaver
25 28 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
26 26 (5.32%) Marketing

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 8 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.61%) Confluence
3 1 (0.20%) Node.js
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.20%) CMS
Applications
1 107 (21.88%) Photoshop
2 81 (16.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 48 (9.82%) OmniGraffle
4 28 (5.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 19 (3.89%) MS Visio
6 15 (3.07%) Fireworks
7 5 (1.02%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.82%) InDesign
9 3 (0.61%) MS Excel
10 2 (0.41%) Edge Animate
11 1 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.20%) Magento
2 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.43%) Internet
2 4 (0.82%) Intranet
3 3 (0.61%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 191 (39.06%) Axure RP
2 40 (8.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 28 (5.73%) Dreamweaver
4 9 (1.84%) JIRA
5 3 (0.61%) ProtoShare
5 3 (0.61%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.41%) Xcode
7 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.20%) Firebug
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.20%) Jasmine
General
1 68 (13.91%) Finance
2 40 (8.18%) Retail
3 32 (6.54%) Banking
4 26 (5.32%) Marketing
5 19 (3.89%) Games
6 9 (1.84%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.23%) Advertising
7 6 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.61%) Electronics
8 3 (0.61%) Law
9 2 (0.41%) iGaming
10 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (50.51%) HTML
2 234 (47.85%) CSS
3 62 (12.68%) jQuery
4 61 (12.47%) HTML5
5 35 (7.16%) CSS3
6 11 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (2.25%) DHTML
7 10 (2.04%) .NET
8 9 (1.84%) Flash
9 8 (1.64%) JSON
10 5 (1.02%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.82%) Ajax
12 3 (0.61%) XHTML
13 2 (0.41%) XML
13 2 (0.41%) WPF
13 2 (0.41%) LESS
14 1 (0.20%) Sass
14 1 (0.20%) Apache Cordova
14 1 (0.20%) Flask
14 1 (0.20%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 489 (100.00%) User Experience
2 64 (13.09%) Mobile App
3 43 (8.79%) Graphic Design
4 25 (5.11%) W3C
5 18 (3.68%) Human Factors
5 18 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.45%) Visualisation
7 9 (1.84%) Online Games
8 6 (1.23%) Psychology
9 5 (1.02%) iPhone
9 5 (1.02%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (0.82%) RIA
11 3 (0.61%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.61%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.41%) NHS
12 2 (0.41%) Social Network
12 2 (0.41%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.41%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.70%) Apple iOS
2 21 (4.29%) Android
3 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (0.20%) Windows
3 1 (0.20%) Linux
3 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (15.34%) Information Architecture
3 61 (12.47%) Rapid Prototyping
4 57 (11.66%) Usability Testing
5 52 (10.63%) UX Design
6 49 (10.02%) E-Commerce
7 30 (6.13%) Responsive Web Design
8 28 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (4.70%) Web Accessibility
10 20 (4.09%) Web Development
11 18 (3.68%) Web Design
11 18 (3.68%) Customer Insight
12 17 (3.48%) Analytics
13 12 (2.45%) Scrum
14 11 (2.25%) Project Management
15 10 (2.04%) User Stories
16 9 (1.84%) Product Management
17 7 (1.43%) Customer Engagement
17 7 (1.43%) Workflow
18 6 (1.23%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 116 (23.72%) JavaScript
2 6 (1.23%) PHP
3 4 (0.82%) C
4 2 (0.41%) C#
4 2 (0.41%) C++
4 2 (0.41%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.20%) Ruby
5 1 (0.20%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.20%) Python
5 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 56 (11.45%) Degree
2 19 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 63 (12.88%) Adobe
2 15 (3.07%) Microsoft
3 3 (0.61%) Google
4 2 (0.41%) Apple
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle
5 1 (0.20%) SAP
5 1 (0.20%) Facebook
5 1 (0.20%) Twitter
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