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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 316 334 417
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +83
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 260 218 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.49% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.53% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 175 76
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £485 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.19 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £17.50
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
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 +46 164 £396 +4.96% 43
South East -18 41 £363 -9.37% 10
Yorkshire -7 17 £675 +92.85% 3
North West +2 12 £413 +26.92% 6
North East - 12 £450 - 1
South West -9 10 £375 - 3
East of England -8 3 - - 1
West Midlands +1 2 £413 +10.00% 3
UX Designer
UK

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 499 (100.00%) User Experience
2 247 (49.50%) HTML
3 225 (45.09%) CSS
4 179 (35.87%) Axure RP
5 155 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (21.04%) JavaScript
7 99 (19.84%) Photoshop
8 80 (16.03%) Adobe Illustrator
9 72 (14.43%) Information Architecture
10 67 (13.43%) Rapid Prototyping
10 67 (13.43%) Finance
11 66 (13.23%) Usability Testing
12 63 (12.63%) Mobile App
13 62 (12.42%) HTML5
14 60 (12.02%) Degree
15 57 (11.42%) OmniGraffle
16 56 (11.22%) jQuery
17 55 (11.02%) UX Design
17 55 (11.02%) Adobe
18 42 (8.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
19 39 (7.82%) Graphic Design
20 38 (7.62%) Banking
21 34 (6.81%) E-Commerce
22 33 (6.61%) Retail
22 33 (6.61%) CSS3
23 32 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
24 29 (5.81%) Apple iOS
25 27 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
26 26 (5.21%) Marketing
27 25 (5.01%) Web Accessibility

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (1.40%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.20%) CMS
3 1 (0.20%) Node.js
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 99 (19.84%) Photoshop
2 80 (16.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 57 (11.42%) OmniGraffle
4 21 (4.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 18 (3.61%) MS Visio
6 16 (3.21%) Fireworks
7 6 (1.20%) InDesign
8 3 (0.60%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Magento
1 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.40%) SaaS
1 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.40%) Internet
2 6 (1.20%) Intranet
3 1 (0.20%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 179 (35.87%) Axure RP
2 42 (8.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 24 (4.81%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (1.20%) JIRA
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Blend
5 3 (0.60%) ProtoShare
6 2 (0.40%) Xcode
7 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.20%) Firebug
7 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (13.43%) Finance
2 38 (7.62%) Banking
3 33 (6.61%) Retail
4 26 (5.21%) Marketing
5 16 (3.21%) Games
6 7 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.20%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.00%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.00%) Advertising
9 4 (0.80%) Law
10 2 (0.40%) Interactive Media
10 2 (0.40%) Electronics
10 2 (0.40%) iGaming
11 1 (0.20%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (49.50%) HTML
2 225 (45.09%) CSS
3 62 (12.42%) HTML5
4 56 (11.22%) jQuery
5 33 (6.61%) CSS3
6 11 (2.20%) DHTML
6 11 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (1.60%) JSON
7 8 (1.60%) .NET
7 8 (1.60%) Flash
8 6 (1.20%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.80%) WPF
9 4 (0.80%) Ajax
10 3 (0.60%) XHTML
11 2 (0.40%) XML
11 2 (0.40%) XSL
11 2 (0.40%) LESS
12 1 (0.20%) Google Maps API
12 1 (0.20%) Backbone.js
12 1 (0.20%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 499 (100.00%) User Experience
2 63 (12.63%) Mobile App
3 39 (7.82%) Graphic Design
4 23 (4.61%) W3C
5 16 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.21%) Human Factors
6 9 (1.80%) Psychology
7 8 (1.60%) Visualisation
7 8 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.40%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.40%) Online Games
9 6 (1.20%) RIA
10 5 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.00%) iPhone
11 3 (0.60%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.40%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.40%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.40%) Social Network
12 2 (0.40%) Ergonomics
12 2 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.81%) Apple iOS
2 23 (4.61%) Android
3 2 (0.40%) Windows
4 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (14.43%) Information Architecture
3 67 (13.43%) Rapid Prototyping
4 66 (13.23%) Usability Testing
5 55 (11.02%) UX Design
6 34 (6.81%) E-Commerce
7 32 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 25 (5.01%) Web Accessibility
10 19 (3.81%) Customer Insight
11 18 (3.61%) Scrum
11 18 (3.61%) Web Design
12 17 (3.41%) Analytics
13 16 (3.21%) Web Development
14 11 (2.20%) Product Management
15 8 (1.60%) Project Management
16 7 (1.40%) Workflow
17 6 (1.20%) Competitor Analysis
17 6 (1.20%) Investment Management
17 6 (1.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 105 (21.04%) JavaScript
2 4 (0.80%) C#
3 3 (0.60%) PHP
4 2 (0.40%) Ruby
4 2 (0.40%) XAML
5 1 (0.20%) F#
5 1 (0.20%) Erlang
5 1 (0.20%) Java
5 1 (0.20%) C++
5 1 (0.20%) C
5 1 (0.20%) Python
5 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 60 (12.02%) Degree
2 16 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.40%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.40%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.20%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 55 (11.02%) Adobe
2 12 (2.40%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle
4 1 (0.20%) Facebook
4 1 (0.20%) Twitter
4 1 (0.20%) hybris
4 1 (0.20%) SAP
4 1 (0.20%) Google
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