The table below looks at the statistics for User Experience Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Experience Design over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience Design
Rank 345 366 360
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs citing User Experience Design 64 58 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 38
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£400 £488 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18703 19294 19476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.04% 76.55% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13024 13514 13082
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 235 362
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

User Experience Design
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Experience Design across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Experience Design Jobs Demand Trend in London

User Experience Design
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

User Experience Design Daily Rate Trend in London

User Experience Design
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Experience Design across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

User Experience Design Daily Rate Histogram in London

User Experience Design
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Experience Design across the London region.

User Experience Design Hourly Rate Trend in London

User Experience Design
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Design within the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +43 25 £400 -8.57% 2
User Experience Design
England

User Experience Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing User Experience Design also 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 that cited User Experience Design.

1 60 (51.28%) CSS
2 58 (49.57%) HTML
3 45 (38.46%) HTML5
4 39 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 31 (26.50%) CSS3
6 28 (23.93%) Axure RP
7 26 (22.22%) Apple iOS
7 26 (22.22%) Android
8 25 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (17.95%) Information Architecture
10 20 (17.09%) Mobile App
10 20 (17.09%) Finance
11 19 (16.24%) Web Development
12 18 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (15.38%) Internet
12 18 (15.38%) E-Commerce
13 17 (14.53%) Responsive Web Design
13 17 (14.53%) jQuery
14 15 (12.82%) Linux
14 15 (12.82%) Photoshop
14 15 (12.82%) Ajax
15 13 (11.11%) Scrum
15 13 (11.11%) Java
16 12 (10.26%) Adobe
17 11 (9.40%) XML
17 11 (9.40%) Windows
17 11 (9.40%) Web Design
18 10 (8.55%) TDD
18 10 (8.55%) Marketing
18 10 (8.55%) REST

User Experience Design
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing User Experience Design also 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 that cited User Experience Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.69%) CMS
2 5 (4.27%) WordPress
3 3 (2.56%) Drupal
3 3 (2.56%) Apache
4 2 (1.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (12.82%) Photoshop
2 10 (8.55%) OmniGraffle
3 9 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (6.84%) Fireworks
5 4 (3.42%) InDesign
5 4 (3.42%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (2.56%) MS Project
7 2 (1.71%) MS Office
8 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
8 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Summit
1 1 (0.85%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) GitHub
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.38%) Internet
2 5 (4.27%) LDAP
3 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.13%) Big Data
3 4 (3.42%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (2.56%) MySQL
4 3 (2.56%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 28 (23.93%) Axure RP
2 10 (8.55%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.84%) Subversion
3 8 (6.84%) Grunt
4 6 (5.13%) Bower
5 4 (3.42%) JIRA
5 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (3.42%) Trac
6 1 (0.85%) Maven
6 1 (0.85%) Xcode
General
1 20 (17.09%) Finance
2 10 (8.55%) Marketing
3 8 (6.84%) Banking
4 6 (5.13%) Retail
5 4 (3.42%) Front Office
6 3 (2.56%) Advertising
7 2 (1.71%) Publishing
7 2 (1.71%) Legal
7 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 63 (53.85%) Designer
2 50 (42.74%) User Experience Designer
3 32 (27.35%) Developer
4 16 (13.68%) Senior Designer
4 16 (13.68%) Web Developer
5 12 (10.26%) Architect
5 12 (10.26%) Senior User Experience Designer
6 10 (8.55%) Front-End Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.27%) UI Designer
10 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.42%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Scala Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Mobile Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.56%) User Experience Architect
11 3 (2.56%) Drupal Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (51.28%) CSS
2 58 (49.57%) HTML
3 45 (38.46%) HTML5
4 31 (26.50%) CSS3
5 17 (14.53%) jQuery
6 15 (12.82%) Ajax
7 11 (9.40%) XML
8 10 (8.55%) REST
9 8 (6.84%) JSON
9 8 (6.84%) Sass
9 8 (6.84%) LESS
10 7 (5.98%) MEAP
10 7 (5.98%) RESTful
10 7 (5.98%) Flash
11 6 (5.13%) Web Services
11 6 (5.13%) Apache Flex
12 5 (4.27%) AngularJS
12 5 (4.27%) XHTML
12 5 (4.27%) JSP
13 4 (3.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.98%) Graphic Design
3 6 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.13%) Open Source
4 5 (4.27%) W3C
5 4 (3.42%) Psychology
5 4 (3.42%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.71%) Human Factors
7 2 (1.71%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.71%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.71%) iPhone
7 2 (1.71%) iPad
8 1 (0.85%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (0.85%) Social Media
8 1 (0.85%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.85%) FMCG
8 1 (0.85%) RIA
8 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.22%) Apple iOS
1 26 (22.22%) Android
2 15 (12.82%) Linux
3 11 (9.40%) Windows
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.95%) Information Architecture
3 19 (16.24%) Web Development
4 18 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 17 (14.53%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (11.11%) Scrum
7 11 (9.40%) Web Design
8 10 (8.55%) TDD
8 10 (8.55%) BDD
9 9 (7.69%) Usability Testing
9 9 (7.69%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.98%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (5.98%) MVC
11 6 (5.13%) Service Management
11 6 (5.13%) SOA
11 6 (5.13%) SEO
11 6 (5.13%) Practice Management
11 6 (5.13%) Content Management
11 6 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (11.11%) Java
3 9 (7.69%) Ruby
3 9 (7.69%) PHP
4 7 (5.98%) ActionScript
5 6 (5.13%) Perl
6 4 (3.42%) XQuery
6 4 (3.42%) Scala
7 3 (2.56%) XPath
7 3 (2.56%) C#
8 2 (1.71%) Python
9 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.98%) Degree
2 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) IIBA
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (10.26%) Adobe
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.56%) Apple
4 1 (0.85%) Nokia
4 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.85%) JBoss
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