The table below looks at the statistics for the UX 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 UX Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 62 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.18% - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
- +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
UX Designer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
808 485 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.17% 93.81% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 239 425
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 64
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £46.00 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

UX Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

UX Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

UX Designer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

UX Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Designer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

UX Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

UX 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 UX Designer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 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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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
Watford - 10 £375 -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
UX Designer
East of England

UX Designer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 10 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (60.00%) Information Architecture
2 6 (60.00%) OmniGraffle
2 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (30.00%) Marketing
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Retail

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (60.00%) Information Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree