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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 233 298 355
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +57
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 194 81 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.37% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.40% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 66 51
Average daily rate £400 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
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
22912 20394 25944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.78% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15867 13832 16673
Average daily rate £425 £448 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 421 581
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -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 16 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 16 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 +5 41 £375 - 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 16 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.

1 113 (36.69%) Axure RP
2 91 (29.55%) HTML
3 80 (25.97%) CSS
4 78 (25.32%) OmniGraffle
5 61 (19.81%) Photoshop
5 61 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (15.91%) E-Commerce
7 46 (14.94%) Information Architecture
7 46 (14.94%) Mobile App
8 44 (14.29%) Adobe
9 40 (12.99%) JavaScript
9 40 (12.99%) Finance
10 39 (12.66%) Usability Testing
11 38 (12.34%) Adobe Illustrator
12 36 (11.69%) Banking
12 36 (11.69%) Responsive Web Design
13 33 (10.71%) Web Design
14 30 (9.74%) Rapid Prototyping
15 29 (9.42%) Retail
15 29 (9.42%) Marketing
16 26 (8.44%) User Experience Design
17 24 (7.79%) HTML5
17 24 (7.79%) Scrum
18 22 (7.14%) Degree
19 21 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
20 20 (6.49%) Apple iOS
20 20 (6.49%) Android
21 19 (6.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
22 18 (5.84%) MS Visio
23 14 (4.55%) Advertising

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 (0.65%) CMS
1 2 (0.65%) WordPress
1 2 (0.65%) Drupal
2 1 (0.32%) Node.js
2 1 (0.32%) EPiServer CMS
2 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 78 (25.32%) OmniGraffle
2 61 (19.81%) Photoshop
3 38 (12.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 18 (5.84%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.60%) InDesign
5 8 (2.60%) Fireworks
6 5 (1.62%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (1.30%) MS Excel
7 4 (1.30%) MS Office
7 4 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (0.65%) Broadband
2 2 (0.65%) Intranet
3 1 (0.32%) NFC
3 1 (0.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.65%) Big Data
2 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 113 (36.69%) Axure RP
2 19 (6.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 10 (3.25%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (0.65%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.65%) JIRA
4 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.32%) ProtoShare
5 1 (0.32%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 40 (12.99%) Finance
2 36 (11.69%) Banking
3 29 (9.42%) Retail
3 29 (9.42%) Marketing
4 14 (4.55%) Advertising
5 10 (3.25%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.92%) Retail Banking
6 9 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.60%) Games
8 7 (2.27%) Front Office
9 2 (0.65%) Publishing
9 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.32%) iGaming
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (29.55%) HTML
2 80 (25.97%) CSS
3 24 (7.79%) HTML5
4 14 (4.55%) WPF
4 14 (4.55%) CSS3
5 13 (4.22%) jQuery
5 13 (4.22%) Flash
6 10 (3.25%) Silverlight
7 9 (2.92%) Ajax
8 7 (2.27%) XHTML
9 4 (1.30%) JSP
9 4 (1.30%) JSTL
10 3 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (0.65%) .NET
11 2 (0.65%) LESS
12 1 (0.32%) JSON
12 1 (0.32%) Apache Flex
12 1 (0.32%) XML
12 1 (0.32%) SVG
12 1 (0.32%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.94%) Mobile App
2 12 (3.90%) Graphic Design
3 8 (2.60%) Psychology
3 8 (2.60%) iPhone
4 7 (2.27%) IPTV
5 6 (1.95%) Online Banking
5 6 (1.95%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.95%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.62%) Equities
7 4 (1.30%) RIA
8 3 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.97%) STB
8 3 (0.97%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.97%) Online Games
8 3 (0.97%) W3C
9 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.65%) New Media
9 2 (0.65%) Social Media
10 1 (0.32%) iPad
10 1 (0.32%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.49%) Apple iOS
1 20 (6.49%) Android
2 8 (2.60%) Windows
3 2 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (15.91%) E-Commerce
3 46 (14.94%) Information Architecture
4 39 (12.66%) Usability Testing
5 36 (11.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 33 (10.71%) Web Design
7 30 (9.74%) Rapid Prototyping
8 26 (8.44%) User Experience Design
9 24 (7.79%) Scrum
10 21 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (4.22%) Validation
12 10 (3.25%) Competitor Analysis
13 9 (2.92%) User Stories
13 9 (2.92%) Project Management
14 7 (2.27%) Asset Management
15 6 (1.95%) Industrial Design
16 5 (1.62%) Analytics
16 5 (1.62%) Product Management
16 5 (1.62%) Content Management
16 5 (1.62%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (12.99%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.30%) PHP
3 3 (0.97%) XAML
4 1 (0.32%) Java
4 1 (0.32%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (7.14%) Degree
2 13 (4.22%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.97%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) WCAG
3 1 (0.32%) Section 508
Vendors
1 44 (14.29%) Adobe
2 8 (2.60%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.95%) Google
4 5 (1.62%) EPiServer
5 3 (0.97%) Apple
6 1 (0.32%) Facebook
6 1 (0.32%) Mercator
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