The table below looks at the statistics for UX 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 UX Design over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 402 378 379
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Contract jobs citing UX Design 31 43 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 34
Average daily rate £425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £345 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
UX Design
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
19259 18083 18813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.70% 80.71% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13992 12630 13319
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 257 230
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.34 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

UX Design
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

UX Design Jobs Demand Trend in London

UX Design
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

UX Design Daily Rate Trend in London

UX Design
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Design across the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

UX Design Daily Rate Histogram in London

UX Design
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

UX Design Hourly Rate Trend in London

UX 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 UX Design within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +40 8 £413 +5.76% 3
Hammersmith - 1 £388 -
UX Design
England

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing UX 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 UX Design.

1 74 (100.00%) User Experience
2 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (35.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (35.14%) Photoshop
4 25 (33.78%) Finance
5 24 (32.43%) HTML
6 23 (31.08%) E-Commerce
7 22 (29.73%) Adobe
8 18 (24.32%) Banking
8 18 (24.32%) Usability Testing
9 17 (22.97%) Axure RP
10 16 (21.62%) Workflow
10 16 (21.62%) Project Management
11 14 (18.92%) Fixed Income
12 13 (17.57%) Retail
12 13 (17.57%) Investment Banking
12 13 (17.57%) QA
12 13 (17.57%) Ethnography
12 13 (17.57%) Front End Development
13 12 (16.22%) Use Case
13 12 (16.22%) Back Office
13 12 (16.22%) Flash
13 12 (16.22%) CSS
14 11 (14.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (14.86%) User Stories
15 10 (13.51%) Electronics
15 10 (13.51%) Games
15 10 (13.51%) Fireworks
16 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
17 8 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing UX 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 UX Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.76%) Node.js
2 1 (1.35%) CMS
2 1 (1.35%) JBoss
2 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (35.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 26 (35.14%) Photoshop
2 10 (13.51%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.70%) InDesign
4 1 (1.35%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) DTS
1 1 (1.35%) MySQL
1 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Axure RP
2 5 (6.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.70%) Moq
3 2 (2.70%) NCrunch
3 2 (2.70%) NUnit
3 2 (2.70%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.70%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.35%) Maven
4 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (33.78%) Finance
2 18 (24.32%) Banking
3 13 (17.57%) Investment Banking
3 13 (17.57%) Retail
4 12 (16.22%) Back Office
5 10 (13.51%) Electronics
5 10 (13.51%) Games
6 3 (4.05%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.70%) Front Office
7 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.35%) Law
8 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (68.92%) Designer
2 45 (60.81%) UX Designer
3 11 (14.86%) Photoshop Designer
3 11 (14.86%) Senior Designer
4 9 (12.16%) Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Senior UX Designer
6 6 (8.11%) UI Designer
7 5 (6.76%) UI/UX Designer
8 4 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Mobile Designer
8 4 (5.41%) Mobile UX Designer
8 4 (5.41%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Angular Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.05%) UI Developer
10 2 (2.70%) User Experience Architect
10 2 (2.70%) User Researcher
10 2 (2.70%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.43%) HTML
2 12 (16.22%) CSS
2 12 (16.22%) Flash
3 7 (9.46%) CSS3
3 7 (9.46%) HTML5
4 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.41%) React
6 3 (4.05%) jQuery
7 2 (2.70%) .NET
7 2 (2.70%) Ajax
7 2 (2.70%) J2EE
7 2 (2.70%) WPF
8 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.35%) Android SDK
8 1 (1.35%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.35%) Java EE
8 1 (1.35%) RequireJS
8 1 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.35%) Web Services
8 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (100.00%) User Experience
2 14 (18.92%) Fixed Income
3 11 (14.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.70%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.35%) Animation
7 1 (1.35%) AS400
7 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.35%) Fintech
7 1 (1.35%) FMCG
7 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.35%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.35%) Social Media
7 1 (1.35%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.35%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Android
1 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.35%) Unix
2 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.08%) E-Commerce
3 18 (24.32%) Usability Testing
4 16 (21.62%) Project Management
4 16 (21.62%) Workflow
5 13 (17.57%) Ethnography
5 13 (17.57%) Front End Development
6 12 (16.22%) Use Case
7 11 (14.86%) User Stories
8 8 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (9.46%) Information Architecture
10 6 (8.11%) Business Analysis
10 6 (8.11%) TDD
11 5 (6.76%) Web Design
12 4 (5.41%) Automation Testing
12 4 (5.41%) BDD
12 4 (5.41%) CRM
12 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.41%) OO
12 4 (5.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.05%) C#
2 3 (4.05%) Java
3 2 (2.70%) XAML
4 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) GxP
2 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Ansible
1 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (29.73%) Adobe
2 2 (2.70%) DevExpress
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.35%) IT2
3 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) Pega
3 1 (1.35%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.35%) Rally
3 1 (1.35%) SAP
3 1 (1.35%) Sun
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