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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 253 302 298
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -4
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 158 117 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.49% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.53% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 107 64
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £303 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £17.50
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
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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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 +26 42 £388 +1.97% 8
Hammersmith - 2 £428 -
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 309 (100.00%) User Experience
2 114 (36.89%) HTML
3 109 (35.28%) Axure RP
4 99 (32.04%) CSS
5 69 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (16.83%) JavaScript
7 48 (15.53%) Photoshop
7 48 (15.53%) Finance
7 48 (15.53%) UX Design
8 43 (13.92%) Usability Testing
9 40 (12.94%) Adobe Illustrator
10 39 (12.62%) Information Architecture
10 39 (12.62%) HTML5
11 37 (11.97%) OmniGraffle
12 34 (11.00%) Mobile App
13 29 (9.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 29 (9.39%) Rapid Prototyping
13 29 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (9.39%) Banking
14 28 (9.06%) Adobe
15 27 (8.74%) Degree
16 25 (8.09%) Retail
17 24 (7.77%) E-Commerce
18 23 (7.44%) jQuery
18 23 (7.44%) Responsive Web Design
19 22 (7.12%) Apple iOS
20 20 (6.47%) CSS3
21 19 (6.15%) Android
22 12 (3.88%) MS Visio
22 12 (3.88%) Games

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (0.97%) CMS
2 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 48 (15.53%) Photoshop
2 40 (12.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 37 (11.97%) OmniGraffle
4 12 (3.88%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.91%) Fireworks
6 6 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (1.62%) InDesign
8 2 (0.65%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.65%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Summit
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.56%) Internet
2 3 (0.97%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.32%) KDB
2 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 109 (35.28%) Axure RP
2 29 (9.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 9 (2.91%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (0.97%) ProtoShare
5 2 (0.65%) Xcode
5 2 (0.65%) JIRA
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.32%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.32%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (15.53%) Finance
2 29 (9.39%) Banking
3 25 (8.09%) Retail
4 12 (3.88%) Games
5 7 (2.27%) Marketing
6 6 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.62%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.29%) Advertising
8 4 (1.29%) Interactive Media
8 4 (1.29%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.97%) Law
10 2 (0.65%) Front Office
10 2 (0.65%) Publishing
10 2 (0.65%) iGaming
11 1 (0.32%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.32%) Electronics
11 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (36.89%) HTML
2 99 (32.04%) CSS
3 39 (12.62%) HTML5
4 23 (7.44%) jQuery
5 20 (6.47%) CSS3
6 9 (2.91%) DHTML
7 7 (2.27%) JSON
7 7 (2.27%) Flash
7 7 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (1.29%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.29%) .NET
8 4 (1.29%) WPF
9 3 (0.97%) XML
9 3 (0.97%) XHTML
10 2 (0.65%) Ajax
10 2 (0.65%) XSL
11 1 (0.32%) WCF
11 1 (0.32%) Silverlight
11 1 (0.32%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 309 (100.00%) User Experience
2 34 (11.00%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.56%) Graphic Design
4 11 (3.56%) Human Factors
5 7 (2.27%) Online Games
6 6 (1.94%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.62%) Psychology
7 5 (1.62%) Online Banking
7 5 (1.62%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.29%) RIA
9 3 (0.97%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.65%) iPhone
10 2 (0.65%) Social Media
10 2 (0.65%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.65%) W3C
10 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.65%) Social Network
11 1 (0.32%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.12%) Apple iOS
2 19 (6.15%) Android
3 1 (0.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (15.53%) UX Design
3 43 (13.92%) Usability Testing
4 39 (12.62%) Information Architecture
5 29 (9.39%) Rapid Prototyping
5 29 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (7.77%) E-Commerce
7 23 (7.44%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (2.59%) Analytics
9 7 (2.27%) Scrum
10 6 (1.94%) Workflow
10 6 (1.94%) Investment Management
10 6 (1.94%) Product Management
10 6 (1.94%) Web Development
10 6 (1.94%) User Stories
11 4 (1.29%) Customer Insight
11 4 (1.29%) Line Management
11 4 (1.29%) Mentoring
12 3 (0.97%) Industrial Design
12 3 (0.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (16.83%) JavaScript
2 5 (1.62%) C#
3 2 (0.65%) PHP
3 2 (0.65%) XAML
3 2 (0.65%) Java
4 1 (0.32%) Ruby
4 1 (0.32%) Erlang
4 1 (0.32%) F#
4 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (8.74%) Degree
2 3 (0.97%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.32%) PhD
3 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.29%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.65%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 28 (9.06%) Adobe
2 6 (1.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.32%) SAP
3 1 (0.32%) iRise
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