The first table below looks at the demand for the User Experience Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Experience Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 62 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 7 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.90% 1.74% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
716 606 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.27% 95.89% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 308 436
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 81
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
User Experience Designer
East of England

User Experience Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

User Experience Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

User Experience Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

User Experience Designer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

User Experience Designer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Designer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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User Experience Designer
East of England

User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited User Experience 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 User Experience Designer in their job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Information Architecture
1 9 (69.23%) Axure RP
1 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
2 8 (61.54%) Photoshop
2 8 (61.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (53.85%) Retail
3 7 (53.85%) Usability Testing
3 7 (53.85%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (46.15%) Competitor Analysis
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
4 6 (46.15%) B2B
4 6 (46.15%) B2C
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
6 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) SiteCatalyst
6 3 (23.08%) Adobe
6 3 (23.08%) Android
7 2 (15.38%) Web Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) Marketing
7 2 (15.38%) W3C
7 2 (15.38%) Fireworks
7 2 (15.38%) WebTrends
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
7 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited User Experience 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 User Experience Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Photoshop
1 8 (61.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (53.85%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (15.38%) Fireworks
4 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (15.38%) WebTrends
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (53.85%) Retail
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
3 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (7.69%) XHTML
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) W3C
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Information Architecture
1 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
2 7 (53.85%) Usability Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Competitor Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) B2B
3 6 (46.15%) B2C
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Web Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.69%) Customer Insight
6 1 (7.69%) User Stories
6 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
6 1 (7.69%) SEO
6 1 (7.69%) User Experience Design
6 1 (7.69%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) WAI
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Adobe