The table below looks at the statistics for the UX 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 UX Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience Designer
Rank 225 304 242
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -62
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 229 123 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.99% 0.55% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.58% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 96 157
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £106.25 - -
UX Designer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21805 21262 22113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.80% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15767 14589 15407
Average daily rate £463 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 391 398
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UX Designer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UX Designer Jobs Demand Trend in London

UX Designer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

UX Designer Daily Rate Trend in London

UX Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Designer across the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

UX Designer Daily Rate Histogram in London

UX Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

UX Designer Hourly Rate Trend in London

UX 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 UX Designer within the London region over the 3 months to 30 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 42 £400 - 9
Westminster - 2 £431 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £365 -
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited UX 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 UX Designer in their job title.

1 400 (100.00%) User Experience
2 148 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (32.25%) HTML
4 109 (27.25%) CSS
5 103 (25.75%) Axure RP
6 94 (23.50%) Adobe
7 72 (18.00%) Photoshop
8 63 (15.75%) E-Commerce
8 63 (15.75%) Finance
8 63 (15.75%) Adobe Illustrator
9 58 (14.50%) JavaScript
10 51 (12.75%) OmniGraffle
11 50 (12.50%) Mobile App
11 50 (12.50%) Information Architecture
12 45 (11.25%) Banking
13 43 (10.75%) UX Design
14 42 (10.50%) Front End Development
15 39 (9.75%) Usability Testing
16 33 (8.25%) Apple iOS
16 33 (8.25%) Responsive Web Design
17 32 (8.00%) Android
18 30 (7.50%) Degree
19 28 (7.00%) HTML5
20 25 (6.25%) Retail
20 25 (6.25%) Project Management
21 23 (5.75%) Rapid Prototyping
21 23 (5.75%) jQuery
22 22 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
22 22 (5.50%) Fixed Income
23 21 (5.25%) Adobe Creative Suite

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited UX 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 UX Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (0.75%) Node.js
2 2 (0.50%) CMS
2 2 (0.50%) Confluence
2 2 (0.50%) WordPress
3 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 72 (18.00%) Photoshop
2 63 (15.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 51 (12.75%) OmniGraffle
4 21 (5.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 13 (3.25%) MS Visio
6 10 (2.50%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.75%) MS Office
7 3 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.50%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.50%) InDesign
8 2 (0.50%) MS Excel
9 1 (0.25%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.00%) SaaS
3 3 (0.75%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (0.25%) AMQP
2 1 (0.25%) Intranet
2 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.75%) Big Data
2 2 (0.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.25%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.25%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 103 (25.75%) Axure RP
2 16 (4.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (0.75%) JIRA
4 2 (0.50%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.50%) gulp
4 2 (0.50%) Moq
4 2 (0.50%) NCrunch
4 2 (0.50%) NUnit
4 2 (0.50%) ReSharper
4 2 (0.50%) StyleCop
4 2 (0.50%) Subversion
4 2 (0.50%) Xcode
5 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (0.25%) Mockito
5 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
General
1 63 (15.75%) Finance
2 45 (11.25%) Banking
3 25 (6.25%) Retail
4 19 (4.75%) Investment Banking
5 17 (4.25%) Back Office
6 16 (4.00%) Marketing
7 13 (3.25%) Games
8 10 (2.50%) Electronics
9 8 (2.00%) Publishing
10 5 (1.25%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.00%) Legal
12 2 (0.50%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (0.50%) Front Office
12 2 (0.50%) Law
12 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.25%) Advertising
13 1 (0.25%) Automotive
13 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.25%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (32.25%) HTML
2 109 (27.25%) CSS
3 28 (7.00%) HTML5
4 23 (5.75%) jQuery
5 15 (3.75%) Flash
6 14 (3.50%) AngularJS
6 14 (3.50%) CSS3
7 7 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (1.50%) Web Services
9 5 (1.25%) WPF
10 3 (0.75%) .NET
10 3 (0.75%) Backbone.js
10 3 (0.75%) React
10 3 (0.75%) Sass
10 3 (0.75%) XML
11 2 (0.50%) Ajax
11 2 (0.50%) Ember.js
11 2 (0.50%) LESS
11 2 (0.50%) Meteor
11 2 (0.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 400 (100.00%) User Experience
2 50 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 22 (5.50%) Fixed Income
4 19 (4.75%) W3C
5 17 (4.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (3.25%) Visualisation
7 9 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.75%) Graphic Design
9 6 (1.50%) Animation
10 5 (1.25%) Psychology
10 5 (1.25%) Social Network
11 4 (1.00%) Interactive TV
11 4 (1.00%) Online Banking
11 4 (1.00%) RIA
12 3 (0.75%) Blog
12 3 (0.75%) Copywriting
12 3 (0.75%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.75%) Equities
12 3 (0.75%) Fintech
12 3 (0.75%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.25%) Apple iOS
2 32 (8.00%) Android
3 4 (1.00%) Windows
4 1 (0.25%) Linux
4 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (15.75%) E-Commerce
3 50 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 43 (10.75%) UX Design
5 42 (10.50%) Front End Development
6 39 (9.75%) Usability Testing
7 33 (8.25%) Responsive Web Design
8 25 (6.25%) Project Management
9 23 (5.75%) Rapid Prototyping
10 22 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (5.25%) Ethnography
12 20 (5.00%) User Stories
12 20 (5.00%) Workflow
13 19 (4.75%) Web Accessibility
14 17 (4.25%) Web Design
15 15 (3.75%) Competitor Analysis
16 14 (3.50%) Scrum
17 10 (2.50%) Typography
17 10 (2.50%) Use Case
18 9 (2.25%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (14.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (2.00%) Java
3 5 (1.25%) C#
3 5 (1.25%) XAML
4 1 (0.25%) Groovy
4 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.25%) Ruby
4 1 (0.25%) Scala
4 1 (0.25%) SQL
4 1 (0.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (7.50%) Degree
2 16 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.50%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.25%) QA
2 7 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.25%) WAI
3 1 (0.25%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 94 (23.50%) Adobe
2 6 (1.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (0.75%) Google
4 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.50%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.25%) Facebook
5 1 (0.25%) Optimizely
5 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.25%) SAP
5 1 (0.25%) Twitter
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