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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 259 329 299
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -30
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 161 99 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.40% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.42% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 87 92
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +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
22220 23303 24417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.26% 92.98% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15334 15998 16052
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 439 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +33 37 £400 +14.28% 14
Hammersmith - 1 £425 - 1
Harrow - - - -
User Experience Designer
England

User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 328 (100.00%) User Experience
2 121 (36.89%) HTML
3 115 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (33.84%) CSS
5 95 (28.96%) Axure RP
6 78 (23.78%) Mobile App
7 63 (19.21%) Photoshop
8 58 (17.68%) Adobe Illustrator
9 56 (17.07%) Rapid Prototyping
10 50 (15.24%) OmniGraffle
11 49 (14.94%) User Experience Design
12 48 (14.63%) Finance
13 45 (13.72%) Degree
14 42 (12.80%) Adobe
15 40 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 37 (11.28%) Banking
16 37 (11.28%) Usability Testing
16 37 (11.28%) JavaScript
17 29 (8.84%) HTML5
18 28 (8.54%) E-Commerce
19 25 (7.62%) Information Architecture
19 25 (7.62%) Apple iOS
20 24 (7.32%) Retail
21 20 (6.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
21 20 (6.10%) Android
22 18 (5.49%) CSS3
22 18 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
22 18 (5.49%) Marketing
22 18 (5.49%) InDesign
23 15 (4.57%) Responsive Web Design

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (2.44%) CMS
2 3 (0.91%) Drupal
Applications
1 63 (19.21%) Photoshop
2 58 (17.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 50 (15.24%) OmniGraffle
4 18 (5.49%) InDesign
5 14 (4.27%) Fireworks
6 10 (3.05%) MS Visio
7 9 (2.74%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (1.52%) MS Project
8 5 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.61%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Summit
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.22%) SaaS
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.96%) Internet
2 2 (0.61%) Intranet
3 1 (0.30%) MVNO
3 1 (0.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.30%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.30%) KDB
Development Applications
1 95 (28.96%) Axure RP
2 20 (6.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (1.22%) ProtoShare
5 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.30%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.30%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (14.63%) Finance
2 37 (11.28%) Banking
3 24 (7.32%) Retail
4 18 (5.49%) Marketing
5 13 (3.96%) Games
6 10 (3.05%) Advertising
7 9 (2.74%) Retail Banking
8 7 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.13%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.52%) Interactive Media
10 4 (1.22%) Front Office
11 3 (0.91%) iGaming
12 2 (0.61%) Legal
12 2 (0.61%) Automotive
12 2 (0.61%) Publishing
13 1 (0.30%) Law
13 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.30%) Electronics
13 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.30%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (36.89%) HTML
2 111 (33.84%) CSS
3 29 (8.84%) HTML5
4 18 (5.49%) CSS3
5 11 (3.35%) jQuery
6 10 (3.05%) Flash
7 6 (1.83%) WPF
8 4 (1.22%) XML
9 3 (0.91%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.91%) Web Services
10 2 (0.61%) Silverlight
10 2 (0.61%) XHTML
10 2 (0.61%) .NET
10 2 (0.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.30%) Sass
11 1 (0.30%) LESS
11 1 (0.30%) Ember.js
11 1 (0.30%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.30%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (0.30%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 328 (100.00%) User Experience
2 78 (23.78%) Mobile App
3 18 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.35%) Visualisation
5 8 (2.44%) Online Banking
6 6 (1.83%) Human Factors
7 5 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (1.52%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.52%) iPhone
8 4 (1.22%) Psychology
9 3 (0.91%) Social Network
9 3 (0.91%) RIA
9 3 (0.91%) Online Games
10 2 (0.61%) Social Media
10 2 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.30%) Open Source
11 1 (0.30%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.30%) iPad
11 1 (0.30%) FMCG
11 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.62%) Apple iOS
2 20 (6.10%) Android
3 10 (3.05%) Windows
4 3 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (17.07%) Rapid Prototyping
3 49 (14.94%) User Experience Design
4 40 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (11.28%) Usability Testing
6 28 (8.54%) E-Commerce
7 25 (7.62%) Information Architecture
8 15 (4.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (3.66%) Scrum
9 12 (3.66%) Industrial Design
10 11 (3.35%) Customer Insight
10 11 (3.35%) User Stories
11 8 (2.44%) Project Management
12 7 (2.13%) Web Development
12 7 (2.13%) Test Scripting
12 7 (2.13%) Web Design
13 6 (1.83%) Workflow
13 6 (1.83%) Mentoring
14 5 (1.52%) Analytics
14 5 (1.52%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (11.28%) JavaScript
2 3 (0.91%) XAML
2 3 (0.91%) C#
3 2 (0.61%) Java
4 1 (0.30%) F#
4 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.30%) PHP
4 1 (0.30%) C++
4 1 (0.30%) Ruby
4 1 (0.30%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 45 (13.72%) Degree
2 8 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
1 2 (0.61%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 42 (12.80%) Adobe
2 10 (3.05%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.83%) Mercator
4 5 (1.52%) Apple
4 5 (1.52%) Google
5 1 (0.30%) iRise
5 1 (0.30%) SAP
5 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
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