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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 308 255 282
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +27
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 96 159 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.70% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.76% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 119 90
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £320 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £550 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £90.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
20300 20960 19771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.11% 92.90% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14079 14727 13313
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 375 441
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Designer across the London region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

UX Designer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 June 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 0 34 £400 - 13
Paddington - 1 £475 -
Hammersmith - 1 £375 -
Harrow - 1 £175 -
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

1 223 (100.00%) User Experience
2 85 (38.12%) HTML
3 83 (37.22%) CSS
4 73 (32.74%) Axure RP
5 67 (30.04%) JavaScript
6 41 (18.39%) Photoshop
6 41 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (17.94%) Information Architecture
8 38 (17.04%) Usability Testing
9 37 (16.59%) Mobile App
10 34 (15.25%) Finance
11 33 (14.80%) Adobe Illustrator
11 33 (14.80%) HTML5
12 32 (14.35%) Adobe
13 31 (13.90%) Retail
14 29 (13.00%) Banking
14 29 (13.00%) Degree
15 26 (11.66%) E-Commerce
16 25 (11.21%) UX Design
17 20 (8.97%) CSS3
18 19 (8.52%) OmniGraffle
19 18 (8.07%) Balsamiq Mockups
20 17 (7.62%) jQuery
20 17 (7.62%) Responsive Web Design
21 16 (7.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 16 (7.17%) Human Factors
22 15 (6.73%) Graphic Design
23 14 (6.28%) Marketing
23 14 (6.28%) Rapid Prototyping
23 14 (6.28%) Analytics

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 5 (2.24%) Confluence
1 5 (2.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 41 (18.39%) Photoshop
2 33 (14.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (8.52%) OmniGraffle
4 16 (7.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (4.93%) Fireworks
6 9 (4.04%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.90%) Edge Animate
7 2 (0.90%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.45%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) PaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.14%) Internet
2 5 (2.24%) Intranet
3 3 (1.35%) Broadband
4 1 (0.45%) ATM
4 1 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 73 (32.74%) Axure RP
2 18 (8.07%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (3.59%) JIRA
4 5 (2.24%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
General
1 34 (15.25%) Finance
2 31 (13.90%) Retail
3 29 (13.00%) Banking
4 14 (6.28%) Marketing
5 6 (2.69%) Games
6 5 (2.24%) Advertising
6 5 (2.24%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.35%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.90%) Law
8 2 (0.90%) Publishing
8 2 (0.90%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (38.12%) HTML
2 83 (37.22%) CSS
3 33 (14.80%) HTML5
4 20 (8.97%) CSS3
5 17 (7.62%) jQuery
6 11 (4.93%) DHTML
7 8 (3.59%) JSON
8 5 (2.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.90%) Sass
9 2 (0.90%) LESS
9 2 (0.90%) .NET
9 2 (0.90%) XML
9 2 (0.90%) Flash
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.45%) XHTML
10 1 (0.45%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.45%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 223 (100.00%) User Experience
2 37 (16.59%) Mobile App
3 16 (7.17%) Human Factors
4 15 (6.73%) Graphic Design
5 13 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.93%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.79%) Psychology
8 3 (1.35%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.90%) Online Games
9 2 (0.90%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.90%) iPhone
9 2 (0.90%) RIA
10 1 (0.45%) FMCG
10 1 (0.45%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.45%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.45%) Ergonomics
10 1 (0.45%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.38%) Android
2 11 (4.93%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (0.45%) Windows
3 1 (0.45%) Linux
3 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (17.94%) Information Architecture
3 38 (17.04%) Usability Testing
4 26 (11.66%) E-Commerce
5 25 (11.21%) UX Design
6 17 (7.62%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (6.28%) Rapid Prototyping
7 14 (6.28%) Analytics
8 10 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (3.59%) Product Management
9 8 (3.59%) User Stories
10 7 (3.14%) Industrial Design
11 5 (2.24%) Software Engineering
11 5 (2.24%) Use Case
11 5 (2.24%) Web Design
11 5 (2.24%) Scrum
11 5 (2.24%) Content Management
11 5 (2.24%) Project Management
12 4 (1.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (1.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (30.04%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.35%) C
3 1 (0.45%) Ruby
3 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.45%) Python
3 1 (0.45%) C#
3 1 (0.45%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 29 (13.00%) Degree
2 3 (1.35%) DV Cleared
2 3 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (14.35%) Adobe
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (0.90%) Apple
3 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.45%) Google
3 1 (0.45%) SAP
3 1 (0.45%) Facebook
3 1 (0.45%) Twitter
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