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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 309 255 300
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +45
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 91 169 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.72% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.78% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 131 73
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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
20761 21642 20058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.33% 92.73% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14259 15170 13543
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 £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 387 418
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.84 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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
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 5 May 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 +12 36 £400 +3.22% 8
Hammersmith - 1 £375 -
Hayes - 1 - -
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 256 (100.00%) User Experience
2 98 (38.28%) HTML
3 91 (35.55%) Axure RP
4 88 (34.38%) CSS
5 68 (26.56%) JavaScript
6 50 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (17.97%) Usability Testing
8 45 (17.58%) Photoshop
9 42 (16.41%) Finance
10 40 (15.63%) Information Architecture
11 39 (15.23%) Adobe Illustrator
12 37 (14.45%) Mobile App
13 36 (14.06%) HTML5
13 36 (14.06%) UX Design
14 34 (13.28%) Retail
15 32 (12.50%) Adobe
16 29 (11.33%) E-Commerce
16 29 (11.33%) Banking
16 29 (11.33%) Degree
17 27 (10.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 27 (10.55%) OmniGraffle
18 22 (8.59%) Rapid Prototyping
19 21 (8.20%) CSS3
20 19 (7.42%) jQuery
21 17 (6.64%) Human Factors
21 17 (6.64%) Android
21 17 (6.64%) Responsive Web Design
22 15 (5.86%) Graphic Design
23 14 (5.47%) Apple iOS
23 14 (5.47%) Analytics

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 45 (17.58%) Photoshop
2 39 (15.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 27 (10.55%) OmniGraffle
4 12 (4.69%) Fireworks
5 11 (4.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (3.91%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.17%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.78%) Edge Animate
9 1 (0.39%) InDesign
9 1 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) PaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.13%) Internet
2 5 (1.95%) Intranet
3 3 (1.17%) Broadband
4 1 (0.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 91 (35.55%) Axure RP
2 27 (10.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 9 (3.52%) Dreamweaver
4 8 (3.13%) JIRA
5 3 (1.17%) ProtoShare
6 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
General
1 42 (16.41%) Finance
2 34 (13.28%) Retail
3 29 (11.33%) Banking
4 12 (4.69%) Marketing
5 9 (3.52%) Games
6 6 (2.34%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.34%) Advertising
7 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.17%) Law
8 3 (1.17%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.78%) Publishing
9 2 (0.78%) iGaming
10 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (38.28%) HTML
2 88 (34.38%) CSS
3 36 (14.06%) HTML5
4 21 (8.20%) CSS3
5 19 (7.42%) jQuery
6 11 (4.30%) DHTML
7 8 (3.13%) JSON
8 7 (2.73%) Flash
9 3 (1.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (0.78%) XHTML
10 2 (0.78%) XML
10 2 (0.78%) .NET
11 1 (0.39%) XSL
11 1 (0.39%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.39%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 256 (100.00%) User Experience
2 37 (14.45%) Mobile App
3 17 (6.64%) Human Factors
4 15 (5.86%) Graphic Design
5 13 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.91%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.56%) Psychology
7 4 (1.56%) Online Games
8 3 (1.17%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.17%) iPhone
9 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.78%) Social Network
9 2 (0.78%) RIA
9 2 (0.78%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.39%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.39%) FMCG
10 1 (0.39%) Ergonomics
10 1 (0.39%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.64%) Android
2 14 (5.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (0.39%) Windows
3 1 (0.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (17.97%) Usability Testing
3 40 (15.63%) Information Architecture
4 36 (14.06%) UX Design
5 29 (11.33%) E-Commerce
6 22 (8.59%) Rapid Prototyping
7 17 (6.64%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (5.47%) Analytics
9 10 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (3.52%) User Stories
11 6 (2.34%) Scrum
11 6 (2.34%) Project Management
11 6 (2.34%) Industrial Design
11 6 (2.34%) Product Management
11 6 (2.34%) Use Case
12 5 (1.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (1.95%) Web Design
13 4 (1.56%) Software Engineering
13 4 (1.56%) Web Development
13 4 (1.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (26.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.17%) C
3 1 (0.39%) C#
3 1 (0.39%) ActionScript
3 1 (0.39%) Python
3 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (11.33%) Degree
2 4 (1.56%) DV Cleared
2 4 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (12.50%) Adobe
2 3 (1.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.78%) Apple
4 1 (0.39%) Google
4 1 (0.39%) Facebook
4 1 (0.39%) Twitter
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