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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience Designer
Rank 230 234 267
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +33
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 186 189 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.89% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.94% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 130 127
Average daily rate £420 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.37 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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
20061 20060 20469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.51% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14232 14223 13899
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 342 392
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.53 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 8 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 +48 53 £375 -5.36% 13
Hounslow - 3 £375 -
Westminster - 2 £450 - 1
West Drayton - 1 £390 -
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 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.

1 347 (100.00%) User Experience
2 119 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (31.41%) HTML
4 107 (30.84%) Axure RP
5 97 (27.95%) Photoshop
6 93 (26.80%) Adobe
7 86 (24.78%) CSS
8 84 (24.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 72 (20.75%) E-Commerce
10 64 (18.44%) Finance
11 63 (18.16%) Information Architecture
12 54 (15.56%) Banking
13 53 (15.27%) UX Design
14 46 (13.26%) OmniGraffle
15 41 (11.82%) Usability Testing
16 37 (10.66%) Mobile App
17 35 (10.09%) Front End Development
17 35 (10.09%) Fixed Income
18 33 (9.51%) JavaScript
18 33 (9.51%) Investment Banking
18 33 (9.51%) Responsive Web Design
19 29 (8.36%) Project Management
20 27 (7.78%) Android
21 26 (7.49%) Retail
21 26 (7.49%) Degree
21 26 (7.49%) Apple iOS
22 25 (7.20%) Ethnography
22 25 (7.20%) Back Office
23 22 (6.34%) User Stories
24 21 (6.05%) Adobe Creative Suite

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 4 (1.15%) CMS
1 4 (1.15%) Confluence
2 2 (0.58%) Node.js
3 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 97 (27.95%) Photoshop
2 84 (24.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 46 (13.26%) OmniGraffle
4 21 (6.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (4.03%) Fireworks
6 12 (3.46%) MS Visio
7 6 (1.73%) InDesign
8 4 (1.15%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.86%) MS Office
9 3 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.15%) Google Analytics
1 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.29%) Internet
1 1 (0.29%) Intranet
1 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.58%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 107 (30.84%) Axure RP
2 16 (4.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (1.15%) JIRA
4 2 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.58%) gulp
4 2 (0.58%) Moq
4 2 (0.58%) NCrunch
4 2 (0.58%) NUnit
4 2 (0.58%) ReSharper
4 2 (0.58%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 64 (18.44%) Finance
2 54 (15.56%) Banking
3 33 (9.51%) Investment Banking
4 26 (7.49%) Retail
5 25 (7.20%) Back Office
6 17 (4.90%) Games
6 17 (4.90%) Marketing
7 11 (3.17%) Electronics
8 6 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.44%) Front Office
10 4 (1.15%) Brand Awareness
11 3 (0.86%) Advertising
11 3 (0.86%) Automotive
11 3 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.86%) Legal
11 3 (0.86%) Publishing
12 1 (0.29%) Law
12 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.29%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (31.41%) HTML
2 86 (24.78%) CSS
3 18 (5.19%) Flash
4 14 (4.03%) HTML5
5 9 (2.59%) AngularJS
6 7 (2.02%) jQuery
7 5 (1.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (1.44%) WPF
8 4 (1.15%) CSS3
8 4 (1.15%) Sass
9 2 (0.58%) LESS
9 2 (0.58%) Mason
9 2 (0.58%) React
9 2 (0.58%) Silverlight
9 2 (0.58%) Web Services
9 2 (0.58%) XML
10 1 (0.29%) .NET
10 1 (0.29%) Adobe AIR
10 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 347 (100.00%) User Experience
2 37 (10.66%) Mobile App
3 35 (10.09%) Fixed Income
4 18 (5.19%) W3C
5 17 (4.90%) Visualisation
6 14 (4.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (2.88%) Animation
8 7 (2.02%) Graphic Design
9 6 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.44%) Copywriting
10 5 (1.44%) Psychology
11 4 (1.15%) Blog
11 4 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.86%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.86%) RIA
12 3 (0.86%) Taxonomies
13 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.58%) Equities
13 2 (0.58%) Motion Graphics
13 2 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.78%) Android
2 26 (7.49%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.44%) Windows
4 1 (0.29%) Linux
4 1 (0.29%) Unix
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (20.75%) E-Commerce
3 63 (18.16%) Information Architecture
4 53 (15.27%) UX Design
5 41 (11.82%) Usability Testing
6 35 (10.09%) Front End Development
7 33 (9.51%) Responsive Web Design
8 29 (8.36%) Project Management
9 25 (7.20%) Ethnography
10 22 (6.34%) User Stories
11 20 (5.76%) Workflow
12 19 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (5.19%) Web Accessibility
14 15 (4.32%) Scrum
15 13 (3.75%) Use Case
15 13 (3.75%) Web Design
16 11 (3.17%) Analytics
16 11 (3.17%) Product Management
17 9 (2.59%) Customer Insight
17 9 (2.59%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 33 (9.51%) JavaScript
2 7 (2.02%) Java
3 5 (1.44%) C#
3 5 (1.44%) XAML
4 1 (0.29%) Groovy
4 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (7.49%) Degree
2 17 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.31%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.19%) QA
2 3 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.29%) WAI
3 1 (0.29%) WCAG
Vendors
1 93 (26.80%) Adobe
2 7 (2.02%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.15%) Google
4 3 (0.86%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.58%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.29%) SAP
6 1 (0.29%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.29%) Tableau
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