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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 366 382 359
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Contract jobs citing UX Design 42 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 38
Average daily rate £400 £406 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £309 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.68% -
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
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 +41 14 £300 -28.35%
Hammersmith +3 1 £388 +15.67%
Ilford - 1 £263 -
UX Design
England

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 86 (100.00%) User Experience
2 49 (56.98%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (52.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 45 (52.33%) Photoshop
4 35 (40.70%) Adobe
5 32 (37.21%) Finance
6 30 (34.88%) HTML
6 30 (34.88%) E-Commerce
7 29 (33.72%) Usability Testing
8 25 (29.07%) Banking
9 24 (27.91%) Fixed Income
10 22 (25.58%) Investment Banking
10 22 (25.58%) Project Management
10 22 (25.58%) Axure RP
11 20 (23.26%) Ethnography
12 19 (22.09%) Front End Development
12 19 (22.09%) QA
13 18 (20.93%) Back Office
14 17 (19.77%) Flash
15 16 (18.60%) Workflow
16 14 (16.28%) Fireworks
17 13 (15.12%) Retail
17 13 (15.12%) Information Architecture
18 12 (13.95%) Use Case
18 12 (13.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 11 (12.79%) Electronics
19 11 (12.79%) User Stories
20 10 (11.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
20 10 (11.63%) CSS
20 10 (11.63%) Games

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 3 (3.49%) Node.js
2 2 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.16%) JBoss
3 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (52.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 45 (52.33%) Photoshop
2 14 (16.28%) Fireworks
3 10 (11.63%) InDesign
4 3 (3.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (3.49%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (2.33%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) DTS
1 1 (1.16%) MySQL
1 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (25.58%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.49%) JIRA
2 3 (3.49%) Subversion
3 2 (2.33%) Moq
3 2 (2.33%) NCrunch
3 2 (2.33%) NUnit
3 2 (2.33%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.33%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.16%) Maven
4 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (37.21%) Finance
2 25 (29.07%) Banking
3 22 (25.58%) Investment Banking
4 18 (20.93%) Back Office
5 13 (15.12%) Retail
6 11 (12.79%) Electronics
7 10 (11.63%) Games
8 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.16%) Automotive
9 1 (1.16%) Front Office
9 1 (1.16%) Law
9 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (73.26%) Designer
2 52 (60.47%) UX Designer
3 16 (18.60%) Photoshop Designer
4 10 (11.63%) UI Designer
5 9 (10.47%) Developer
5 9 (10.47%) UI/UX Designer
6 8 (9.30%) Interface Designer
7 6 (6.98%) Senior Designer
8 5 (5.81%) Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Senior UX Designer
9 4 (4.65%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Angular Developer
10 3 (3.49%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.49%) UI/UX Developer
10 3 (3.49%) UX Developer
11 2 (2.33%) Node.js Developer
11 2 (2.33%) User Experience Consultant
11 2 (2.33%) Web Applications Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.88%) HTML
2 17 (19.77%) Flash
3 10 (11.63%) CSS
4 6 (6.98%) HTML5
5 5 (5.81%) CSS3
6 4 (4.65%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.49%) CGI
7 3 (3.49%) jQuery
8 2 (2.33%) .NET
8 2 (2.33%) Ajax
8 2 (2.33%) J2EE
8 2 (2.33%) React
8 2 (2.33%) WPF
9 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.16%) Apache Camel
9 1 (1.16%) Backbone.js
9 1 (1.16%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.16%) RequireJS
9 1 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.16%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 86 (100.00%) User Experience
2 24 (27.91%) Fixed Income
3 12 (13.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (10.47%) Graphic Design
5 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.65%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.49%) Animation
7 3 (3.49%) Visualisation
7 3 (3.49%) W3C
8 2 (2.33%) FMCG
9 1 (1.16%) AS400
9 1 (1.16%) BBC
9 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.16%) Fintech
9 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.16%) Online Banking
9 1 (1.16%) Social Media
9 1 (1.16%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.16%) Android
2 1 (1.16%) Unix
2 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.98%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.88%) E-Commerce
3 29 (33.72%) Usability Testing
4 22 (25.58%) Project Management
5 20 (23.26%) Ethnography
6 19 (22.09%) Front End Development
7 16 (18.60%) Workflow
8 13 (15.12%) Information Architecture
9 12 (13.95%) Use Case
10 11 (12.79%) User Stories
11 7 (8.14%) Electronic Trading
11 7 (8.14%) TDD
12 6 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (5.81%) Web Design
14 4 (4.65%) Business Analysis
14 4 (4.65%) CRM
14 4 (4.65%) OO
14 4 (4.65%) SOA
14 4 (4.65%) Web Development
15 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.49%) C#
2 3 (3.49%) Perl
2 3 (3.49%) PHP
2 3 (3.49%) Python
2 3 (3.49%) Ruby
2 3 (3.49%) Scala
3 2 (2.33%) Java
3 2 (2.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) ISEB
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.09%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) GxP
2 2 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 35 (40.70%) Adobe
2 2 (2.33%) DevExpress
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.16%) IT2
3 1 (1.16%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle
3 1 (1.16%) Pega
3 1 (1.16%) Rally
3 1 (1.16%) SAP
3 1 (1.16%) Sun