The first table below looks at the demand for the User Experience Designer role 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 Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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 London 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 227 297 354
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +57
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 173 84 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.74% 0.39% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.42% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 67 49
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £260 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21611 20076 25837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.78% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15036 13591 16634
Average daily rate £425 £448 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 407 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
User Experience Designer
England

User Experience Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

User Experience Designer Jobs Demand Trend in London

User Experience Designer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

User Experience Designer Daily Rate Trend in London

User Experience Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Experience Designer across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

User Experience Designer Daily Rate Histogram in London

User Experience Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

User Experience Designer Hourly Rate Trend in London

User Experience Designer
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 Designer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
City of London +7 33 £375 +11.11% 8
Canary Wharf - - - -
User Experience Designer
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User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 109 (36.95%) Axure RP
2 90 (30.51%) HTML
3 80 (27.12%) CSS
4 75 (25.42%) OmniGraffle
5 60 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (20.00%) Photoshop
7 47 (15.93%) E-Commerce
8 45 (15.25%) Adobe
8 45 (15.25%) Mobile App
9 43 (14.58%) Information Architecture
10 38 (12.88%) JavaScript
11 36 (12.20%) Finance
12 35 (11.86%) Adobe Illustrator
12 35 (11.86%) Usability Testing
13 34 (11.53%) Banking
14 31 (10.51%) Rapid Prototyping
15 30 (10.17%) Responsive Web Design
15 30 (10.17%) Web Design
16 27 (9.15%) User Experience Design
17 26 (8.81%) Marketing
18 25 (8.47%) Scrum
19 24 (8.14%) Retail
19 24 (8.14%) HTML5
20 23 (7.80%) Degree
21 22 (7.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
22 21 (7.12%) Apple iOS
22 21 (7.12%) Android
23 18 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
24 16 (5.42%) MS Visio
24 16 (5.42%) CSS3

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.68%) CMS
1 2 (0.68%) Drupal
2 1 (0.34%) EPiServer CMS
2 1 (0.34%) Node.js
2 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 75 (25.42%) OmniGraffle
2 59 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 35 (11.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (5.42%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.71%) Fireworks
5 8 (2.71%) InDesign
6 5 (1.69%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (1.36%) MS Office
7 4 (1.36%) MS Excel
8 2 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.07%) Internet
2 2 (0.68%) Intranet
2 2 (0.68%) Broadband
3 1 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.68%) Big Data
2 1 (0.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 109 (36.95%) Axure RP
2 22 (7.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 10 (3.39%) Microsoft Blend
4 3 (1.02%) ProtoShare
5 2 (0.68%) JIRA
5 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.34%) Subversion
6 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.34%) PhoneGap
General
1 36 (12.20%) Finance
2 34 (11.53%) Banking
3 26 (8.81%) Marketing
4 24 (8.14%) Retail
5 14 (4.75%) Advertising
6 10 (3.39%) Investment Banking
7 9 (3.05%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.71%) Games
8 8 (2.71%) Retail Banking
9 7 (2.37%) Front Office
10 2 (0.68%) Publishing
10 2 (0.68%) iGaming
11 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.34%) Electronics
11 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (30.51%) HTML
2 80 (27.12%) CSS
3 24 (8.14%) HTML5
4 16 (5.42%) CSS3
5 14 (4.75%) WPF
6 13 (4.41%) Flash
7 10 (3.39%) Silverlight
7 10 (3.39%) jQuery
8 8 (2.71%) Ajax
9 6 (2.03%) XHTML
10 3 (1.02%) JSP
10 3 (1.02%) JSTL
10 3 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (0.68%) LESS
11 2 (0.68%) .NET
12 1 (0.34%) XML
12 1 (0.34%) SVG
12 1 (0.34%) OLE
12 1 (0.34%) Apache Flex
12 1 (0.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.25%) Mobile App
2 12 (4.07%) Graphic Design
3 8 (2.71%) iPhone
4 7 (2.37%) Visualisation
4 7 (2.37%) Psychology
4 7 (2.37%) IPTV
5 6 (2.03%) Online Banking
5 6 (2.03%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.69%) Equities
7 4 (1.36%) RIA
7 4 (1.36%) Online Games
8 3 (1.02%) STB
8 3 (1.02%) W3C
8 3 (1.02%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.68%) New Media
9 2 (0.68%) Social Media
9 2 (0.68%) Social Network
9 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.12%) Android
1 21 (7.12%) Apple iOS
2 7 (2.37%) Windows
3 2 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (15.93%) E-Commerce
3 43 (14.58%) Information Architecture
4 35 (11.86%) Usability Testing
5 31 (10.51%) Rapid Prototyping
6 30 (10.17%) Responsive Web Design
6 30 (10.17%) Web Design
7 27 (9.15%) User Experience Design
8 25 (8.47%) Scrum
9 18 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (4.41%) Validation
11 9 (3.05%) Project Management
11 9 (3.05%) User Stories
12 8 (2.71%) Competitor Analysis
13 7 (2.37%) Industrial Design
13 7 (2.37%) Asset Management
14 5 (1.69%) Content Management
14 5 (1.69%) Workflow
14 5 (1.69%) Business Development
14 5 (1.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (12.88%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.36%) PHP
3 3 (1.02%) XAML
4 1 (0.34%) C
4 1 (0.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (7.80%) Degree
2 13 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.02%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) WCAG
3 1 (0.34%) Section 508
Vendors
1 45 (15.25%) Adobe
2 8 (2.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.69%) Google
3 5 (1.69%) EPiServer
4 2 (0.68%) Apple
5 1 (0.34%) Mercator
5 1 (0.34%) Facebook
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