The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 (UX) Designer
Rank 248 320 293
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -27
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 173 104 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.44% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 83 91
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £302 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
User Experience Designer
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22473 23388 24374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.79% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15289 16042 15998
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 455 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 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 +47 48 £400 +9.58% 10
Hammersmith 0 1 £425 +12.58%
Harrow - - - -
Westminster - - - -
User Experience Designer
England

User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 122 (36.97%) HTML
2 113 (34.24%) CSS
3 93 (28.18%) Axure RP
4 76 (23.03%) Mobile App
5 64 (19.39%) Photoshop
6 61 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (17.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 54 (16.36%) Finance
8 54 (16.36%) Rapid Prototyping
9 50 (15.15%) User Experience Design
10 48 (14.55%) Adobe
11 47 (14.24%) OmniGraffle
12 41 (12.42%) Degree
13 39 (11.82%) JavaScript
14 37 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 36 (10.91%) HTML5
16 33 (10.00%) E-Commerce
17 31 (9.39%) Usability Testing
17 31 (9.39%) Banking
17 31 (9.39%) Information Architecture
18 30 (9.09%) Apple iOS
19 26 (7.88%) Android
20 24 (7.27%) CSS3
21 23 (6.97%) Retail
22 21 (6.36%) Scrum
22 21 (6.36%) Responsive Web Design
23 20 (6.06%) InDesign
23 20 (6.06%) Marketing
24 18 (5.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
25 15 (4.55%) jQuery

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (2.73%) CMS
2 4 (1.21%) Drupal
3 1 (0.30%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 64 (19.39%) Photoshop
2 57 (17.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 47 (14.24%) OmniGraffle
4 20 (6.06%) InDesign
5 12 (3.64%) Fireworks
6 9 (2.73%) Adobe After Effects
7 7 (2.12%) MS Visio
7 7 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (1.52%) MS Project
9 2 (0.61%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.30%) MS Office
10 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Summit
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.30%) MVNO
2 1 (0.30%) Intranet
2 1 (0.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.30%) Big Data
1 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.30%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.30%) KDB
Development Applications
1 93 (28.18%) Axure RP
2 18 (5.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (1.21%) ProtoShare
5 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Blend
6 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.30%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.30%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 54 (16.36%) Finance
2 31 (9.39%) Banking
3 23 (6.97%) Retail
4 20 (6.06%) Marketing
5 11 (3.33%) Games
6 10 (3.03%) Advertising
7 7 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.12%) Retail Banking
7 7 (2.12%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.52%) Interactive Media
9 4 (1.21%) Front Office
10 3 (0.91%) iGaming
11 2 (0.61%) Automotive
11 2 (0.61%) Legal
11 2 (0.61%) Publishing
12 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.30%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (36.97%) HTML
2 113 (34.24%) CSS
3 36 (10.91%) HTML5
4 24 (7.27%) CSS3
5 15 (4.55%) jQuery
6 13 (3.94%) Flash
7 8 (2.42%) Ajax
8 7 (2.12%) WPF
9 4 (1.21%) XML
10 3 (0.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (0.91%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.91%) Web Services
10 3 (0.91%) XHTML
10 3 (0.91%) Silverlight
11 2 (0.61%) LESS
12 1 (0.30%) Ember.js
12 1 (0.30%) Sass
12 1 (0.30%) Backbone.js
12 1 (0.30%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (0.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 76 (23.03%) Mobile App
2 11 (3.33%) Visualisation
3 8 (2.42%) Psychology
4 7 (2.12%) iPhone
4 7 (2.12%) Online Banking
4 7 (2.12%) Graphic Design
5 6 (1.82%) Human Factors
5 6 (1.82%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (0.91%) RIA
6 3 (0.91%) Online Games
6 3 (0.91%) Social Network
7 2 (0.61%) W3C
7 2 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.61%) iPad
7 2 (0.61%) Social Media
8 1 (0.30%) Open Source
8 1 (0.30%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.30%) FMCG
8 1 (0.30%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 26 (7.88%) Android
3 11 (3.33%) Windows
4 4 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (16.36%) Rapid Prototyping
3 50 (15.15%) User Experience Design
4 37 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 31 (9.39%) Usability Testing
6 31 (9.39%) Information Architecture
7 21 (6.36%) Scrum
7 21 (6.36%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (4.55%) Web Design
9 12 (3.64%) User Stories
10 10 (3.03%) Industrial Design
11 8 (2.42%) Project Management
11 8 (2.42%) Customer Insight
12 7 (2.12%) Analytics
12 7 (2.12%) Web Development
12 7 (2.12%) Test Scripting
12 7 (2.12%) Content Management
13 6 (1.82%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (1.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (11.82%) JavaScript
2 3 (0.91%) XAML
3 2 (0.61%) Java
3 2 (0.61%) C#
4 1 (0.30%) F#
4 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.30%) C++
4 1 (0.30%) PHP
4 1 (0.30%) Ruby
4 1 (0.30%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 41 (12.42%) Degree
2 13 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.30%) QA
Vendors
1 48 (14.55%) Adobe
2 11 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.82%) Google
3 6 (1.82%) Mercator
4 5 (1.52%) Apple
4 5 (1.52%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.30%) iRise
5 1 (0.30%) SAP
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