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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 362 339 343
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs citing UX Design 29 54 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.31% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 48 21
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £314 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
16364 17145 14739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.90% 78.30% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11736 11865 10228
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 243 306
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £78.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +9 8 £425 - 4
UX Design
England

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 72 (100.00%) User Experience
2 38 (52.78%) HTML
3 37 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (43.06%) CSS
5 25 (34.72%) HTML5
6 23 (31.94%) Finance
7 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
8 21 (29.17%) Mobile App
9 17 (23.61%) Axure RP
10 15 (20.83%) Internet
10 15 (20.83%) CSS3
11 13 (18.06%) Scrum
12 11 (15.28%) jQuery
13 10 (13.89%) Analytics
13 10 (13.89%) Apple iOS
13 10 (13.89%) REST
13 10 (13.89%) Android
13 10 (13.89%) E-Commerce
14 9 (12.50%) Adobe
14 9 (12.50%) Perl
14 9 (12.50%) Photoshop
14 9 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
14 9 (12.50%) Usability Testing
14 9 (12.50%) Banking
14 9 (12.50%) Web Development
15 8 (11.11%) Information Architecture
15 8 (11.11%) Java
15 8 (11.11%) ActionScript
15 8 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
16 7 (9.72%) GitHub

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 4 (5.56%) CMS
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 9 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (6.94%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (4.17%) Fireworks
3 3 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) GitHub
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) Intranet
3 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.78%) Big Data
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Axure RP
2 7 (9.72%) Grunt
2 7 (9.72%) Bower
3 2 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.39%) MSBuild
General
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Retail
4 3 (4.17%) German Language
5 2 (2.78%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.39%) Law
6 1 (1.39%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.39%) Back Office
6 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) Designer
2 34 (47.22%) UX Designer
3 16 (22.22%) Developer
4 12 (16.67%) Senior Designer
5 11 (15.28%) Senior UX Designer
6 8 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Team Leader
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Photoshop Designer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Photoshop Designer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (4.17%) UI Designer
10 2 (2.78%) User Experience Researcher
10 2 (2.78%) User Experience Architect
10 2 (2.78%) User Experience Consultant
10 2 (2.78%) Interface Designer
10 2 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (52.78%) HTML
2 31 (43.06%) CSS
3 25 (34.72%) HTML5
4 15 (20.83%) CSS3
5 11 (15.28%) jQuery
6 10 (13.89%) REST
7 7 (9.72%) XML
7 7 (9.72%) Apache Flex
8 5 (6.94%) Flash
9 4 (5.56%) Ajax
9 4 (5.56%) XHTML
9 4 (5.56%) XSLT
10 3 (4.17%) Web Services
10 3 (4.17%) XSL
10 3 (4.17%) .NET
11 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.78%) MEAP
11 2 (2.78%) Android SDK
11 2 (2.78%) D3.js
11 2 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (100.00%) User Experience
2 21 (29.17%) Mobile App
3 7 (9.72%) Open Source
4 6 (8.33%) W3C
5 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.17%) Graphic Design
5 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.17%) Psychology
6 2 (2.78%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.78%) iPhone
7 1 (1.39%) iPad
7 1 (1.39%) Social Media
7 1 (1.39%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.39%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.39%) New Media
7 1 (1.39%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Apple iOS
1 10 (13.89%) Android
2 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.06%) Scrum
3 10 (13.89%) Analytics
3 10 (13.89%) E-Commerce
4 9 (12.50%) Usability Testing
4 9 (12.50%) Web Development
5 8 (11.11%) Information Architecture
5 8 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (8.33%) TDD
6 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (6.94%) BDD
7 5 (6.94%) Content Management
8 4 (5.56%) Workflow
8 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.17%) Logistics
9 3 (4.17%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.17%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.17%) Use Case
9 3 (4.17%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
2 9 (12.50%) Perl
3 8 (11.11%) Java
3 8 (11.11%) ActionScript
4 7 (9.72%) Ruby
5 3 (4.17%) PHP
5 3 (4.17%) C#
6 2 (2.78%) SQL
7 1 (1.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) PhD
2 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Adobe
2 2 (2.78%) Google
2 2 (2.78%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.39%) iRise
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