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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 365 363 342
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs citing UX Design 45 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 33
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £530 £557
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.83% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
17434 18911 16969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.16% 78.08% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12202 13316 11848
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 237 233
Average hourly rate £20.31 £23.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.69% -29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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City of London +18 11 £400 -
UX Design
England

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 74 (100.00%) User Experience
2 36 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (45.95%) HTML
4 29 (39.19%) JavaScript
4 29 (39.19%) CSS
5 21 (28.38%) Finance
6 20 (27.03%) HTML5
7 17 (22.97%) Information Architecture
8 14 (18.92%) Axure RP
9 13 (17.57%) Adobe
10 12 (16.22%) XML
10 12 (16.22%) Mobile App
10 12 (16.22%) CSS3
11 11 (14.86%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (14.86%) Photoshop
11 11 (14.86%) Content Management
11 11 (14.86%) Web Development
12 10 (13.51%) Banking
12 10 (13.51%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (13.51%) Usability Testing
12 10 (13.51%) Web Services
13 9 (12.16%) User Stories
14 8 (10.81%) TDD
14 8 (10.81%) Scrum
15 7 (9.46%) jQuery
15 7 (9.46%) Android
15 7 (9.46%) Flash
15 7 (9.46%) AngularJS
15 7 (9.46%) Analytics
15 7 (9.46%) BDD

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (6.76%) Node.js
2 4 (5.41%) CMS
3 2 (2.70%) Exstream Dialogue
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) LiveCycle
3 2 (2.70%) Jadu
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Photoshop
2 10 (13.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (6.76%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (4.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.70%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.35%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Exstream
2 1 (1.35%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (1.35%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.76%) GitHub
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) Extranet
2 2 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) Big Data
3 2 (2.70%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Axure RP
2 5 (6.76%) Cucumber
2 5 (6.76%) JIRA
3 3 (4.05%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.70%) Subversion
4 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.35%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (28.38%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Marketing
4 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Advertising
5 2 (2.70%) Games
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (58.11%) Designer
2 33 (44.59%) UX Designer
3 19 (25.68%) Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Senior Designer
5 8 (10.81%) Senior UX Designer
6 7 (9.46%) UI Designer
7 6 (8.11%) Web Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Interface Designer
8 5 (6.76%) Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) Architect
9 4 (5.41%) User Experience Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) UX Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.05%) UI Developer
10 3 (4.05%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Photoshop Designer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Photoshop Designer
11 2 (2.70%) Lead C# Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Junior Designer
11 2 (2.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (45.95%) HTML
2 29 (39.19%) CSS
3 20 (27.03%) HTML5
4 12 (16.22%) CSS3
4 12 (16.22%) XML
5 10 (13.51%) Web Services
6 7 (9.46%) Flash
6 7 (9.46%) jQuery
6 7 (9.46%) AngularJS
7 6 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (8.11%) XHTML
8 5 (6.76%) Play Framework
8 5 (6.76%) JSON
8 5 (6.76%) Sass
9 4 (5.41%) RESTful
9 4 (5.41%) Ajax
10 3 (4.05%) .NET
10 3 (4.05%) MEAP
11 2 (2.70%) REST
11 2 (2.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 74 (100.00%) User Experience
2 12 (16.22%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.76%) W3C
4 4 (5.41%) Human Factors
4 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.35%) Social Media
6 1 (1.35%) iPad
6 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.35%) New Media
6 1 (1.35%) BBC
6 1 (1.35%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.35%) Psychology
6 1 (1.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Android
1 7 (9.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.97%) Information Architecture
3 11 (14.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (14.86%) Web Development
3 11 (14.86%) Content Management
4 10 (13.51%) Usability Testing
5 9 (12.16%) User Stories
6 8 (10.81%) TDD
6 8 (10.81%) Scrum
7 7 (9.46%) Analytics
7 7 (9.46%) BDD
8 5 (6.76%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.41%) Pair Programming
9 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.41%) Project Management
9 4 (5.41%) SEO
9 4 (5.41%) Workflow
9 4 (5.41%) Use Case
9 4 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.19%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.76%) Ruby
2 5 (6.76%) Scala
3 3 (4.05%) C
3 3 (4.05%) C#
3 3 (4.05%) Java
3 3 (4.05%) PHP
4 2 (2.70%) SQL
4 2 (2.70%) PHP5
5 1 (1.35%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) DV Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Adobe
2 2 (2.70%) HP
2 2 (2.70%) EMC
2 2 (2.70%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.35%) iRise
3 1 (1.35%) Tealeaf
3 1 (1.35%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.35%) Google
3 1 (1.35%) SAP
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft