The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had UX Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience Designer
Rank 243 293 220
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -73
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 199 133 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.90% 0.56% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.59% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 95 156
Median daily rate £425 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £90.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
21061 22369 21797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.05% 94.77% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15089 15700 14988
Median daily rate £455 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.82% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 376 408
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £41.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured UX Designer in the job title.

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 23 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer within the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +38 34 £425 +10.38% 11
Croydon -12 4 £438 -12.50%
Uxbridge - 4 £350 - 1
Paddington +7 2 £400 -15.78%
Hounslow - 2 £350 -
West Drayton - 1 £350 -
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
UX Designer
England

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, UX Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 423 (100.00%) User Experience
2 234 (55.32%) Wireframes
3 167 (39.48%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (30.02%) HTML
5 121 (28.61%) Prototyping
6 110 (26.00%) CSS
7 99 (23.40%) Axure RP
8 85 (20.09%) Adobe
9 66 (15.60%) OmniGraffle
9 66 (15.60%) E-Commerce
10 63 (14.89%) JavaScript
11 59 (13.95%) Photoshop
12 55 (13.00%) Mobile App
13 53 (12.53%) Finance
14 48 (11.35%) Information Architecture
15 42 (9.93%) Banking
15 42 (9.93%) InVision
16 41 (9.69%) Apple iOS
17 40 (9.46%) Android
18 39 (9.22%) Responsive Web Design
18 39 (9.22%) Adobe Illustrator
19 37 (8.75%) Front End Development
20 36 (8.51%) Usability Testing
21 34 (8.04%) UX Design
22 31 (7.33%) Degree
23 30 (7.09%) Rapid Prototyping
24 29 (6.86%) HTML5
25 28 (6.62%) Retail
26 27 (6.38%) Web Design
26 27 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management

UX Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (1.65%) Marvel
2 2 (0.47%) Confluence
2 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (0.47%) WordPress
3 1 (0.24%) CMS
3 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 66 (15.60%) OmniGraffle
2 59 (13.95%) Photoshop
3 42 (9.93%) InVision
4 39 (9.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 27 (6.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (2.36%) MS Visio
7 5 (1.18%) InDesign
8 3 (0.71%) MS Excel
8 3 (0.71%) MS Office
8 3 (0.71%) UXPin
9 2 (0.47%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.47%) Flinto
9 2 (0.47%) GIMP
9 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.24%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.24%) Pixate
10 1 (0.24%) Pixelapse
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (0.95%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.71%) SaaS
5 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.31%) Internet
2 5 (1.18%) Network Security
3 3 (0.71%) Intranet
4 1 (0.24%) AMQP
4 1 (0.24%) Extranet
4 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.47%) Big Data
1 2 (0.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.24%) Neo4j
2 1 (0.24%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 99 (23.40%) Axure RP
2 16 (3.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.71%) JIRA
4 2 (0.47%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.47%) Subversion
4 2 (0.47%) Xcode
5 1 (0.24%) Ant
5 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.24%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.24%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.24%) Maven
5 1 (0.24%) Mocha
5 1 (0.24%) Mockito
5 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (12.53%) Finance
2 42 (9.93%) Banking
3 28 (6.62%) Retail
4 13 (3.07%) Publishing
5 9 (2.13%) Marketing
6 8 (1.89%) Legal
6 8 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.65%) Games
8 6 (1.42%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.18%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.95%) Advertising
10 4 (0.95%) Back Office
11 3 (0.71%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.47%) Electronics
12 2 (0.47%) Law
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
13 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (30.02%) HTML
2 110 (26.00%) CSS
3 29 (6.86%) HTML5
4 25 (5.91%) jQuery
5 19 (4.49%) CSS3
6 11 (2.60%) AngularJS
7 8 (1.89%) CGI
8 7 (1.65%) Web Services
9 6 (1.42%) Flash
10 5 (1.18%) Ajax
10 5 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (0.95%) React
12 3 (0.71%) .NET
12 3 (0.71%) Backbone.js
13 2 (0.47%) Framer.js
13 2 (0.47%) Node.js
13 2 (0.47%) Sass
13 2 (0.47%) WPF
13 2 (0.47%) XHTML
13 2 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 423 (100.00%) User Experience
2 55 (13.00%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.78%) Graphic Design
5 10 (2.36%) W3C
6 9 (2.13%) Animation
6 9 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.89%) Online Banking
7 8 (1.89%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.65%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.65%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.18%) Copywriting
9 5 (1.18%) Social Network
10 4 (0.95%) Interactive TV
10 4 (0.95%) Psychology
11 3 (0.71%) Equities
11 3 (0.71%) RIA
11 3 (0.71%) Social Media
11 3 (0.71%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.69%) Apple iOS
2 40 (9.46%) Android
3 5 (1.18%) Windows
4 1 (0.24%) Linux
4 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (55.32%) Wireframes
2 167 (39.48%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (28.61%) Prototyping
4 66 (15.60%) E-Commerce
5 48 (11.35%) Information Architecture
6 39 (9.22%) Responsive Web Design
7 37 (8.75%) Front End Development
8 36 (8.51%) Usability Testing
9 34 (8.04%) UX Design
10 30 (7.09%) Rapid Prototyping
11 27 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (6.38%) Web Design
12 23 (5.44%) Scrum
13 16 (3.78%) User Stories
14 15 (3.55%) Project Management
15 14 (3.31%) Competitor Analysis
15 14 (3.31%) Typography
16 13 (3.07%) Web Accessibility
17 12 (2.84%) Service Design
18 11 (2.60%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (14.89%) JavaScript
2 9 (2.13%) Java
3 5 (1.18%) PHP
4 2 (0.47%) C#
4 2 (0.47%) Ruby
4 2 (0.47%) SQL
5 1 (0.24%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.24%) Scala
5 1 (0.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (7.33%) Degree
2 13 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.07%) QA
2 7 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.95%) WCAG
4 1 (0.24%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 85 (20.09%) Adobe
2 6 (1.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (0.95%) Google
4 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.47%) BT
5 1 (0.24%) Facebook
5 1 (0.24%) Optimizely
5 1 (0.24%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.24%) Twitter
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