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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 275 224 301
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +77
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 120 191 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.82% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.88% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 160 59
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £299 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £536 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.37 - -
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
20605 21672 19774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.64% 92.94% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14256 14887 13479
Average daily rate £448 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -3.40%
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 370 408 406
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +30 49 £400 +8.47% 10
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 273 (100.00%) User Experience
2 111 (40.66%) HTML
3 102 (37.36%) CSS
3 102 (37.36%) Axure RP
4 69 (25.27%) JavaScript
5 60 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (18.68%) Photoshop
7 49 (17.95%) Finance
8 45 (16.48%) Information Architecture
8 45 (16.48%) Usability Testing
9 40 (14.65%) HTML5
9 40 (14.65%) Adobe Illustrator
10 36 (13.19%) Mobile App
11 33 (12.09%) UX Design
12 32 (11.72%) Retail
13 31 (11.36%) Degree
14 30 (10.99%) Adobe
15 29 (10.62%) Banking
15 29 (10.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 28 (10.26%) OmniGraffle
17 27 (9.89%) E-Commerce
18 23 (8.42%) Rapid Prototyping
19 22 (8.06%) jQuery
19 22 (8.06%) CSS3
20 18 (6.59%) Apple iOS
20 18 (6.59%) Android
21 17 (6.23%) Human Factors
21 17 (6.23%) Responsive Web Design
22 15 (5.49%) Analytics
22 15 (5.49%) Analytical Skills

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (1.83%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.10%) Confluence
3 1 (0.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 51 (18.68%) Photoshop
2 40 (14.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 28 (10.26%) OmniGraffle
4 11 (4.03%) Fireworks
4 11 (4.03%) MS Visio
5 10 (3.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (1.10%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.73%) Edge Animate
7 2 (0.73%) InDesign
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Magento
1 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.37%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.93%) Internet
2 4 (1.47%) Intranet
3 3 (1.10%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 102 (37.36%) Axure RP
2 29 (10.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 11 (4.03%) Dreamweaver
4 8 (2.93%) JIRA
5 3 (1.10%) ProtoShare
6 2 (0.73%) Xcode
7 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
General
1 49 (17.95%) Finance
2 32 (11.72%) Retail
3 29 (10.62%) Banking
4 13 (4.76%) Games
5 10 (3.66%) Marketing
6 6 (2.20%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.20%) Advertising
6 6 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.10%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.10%) Law
8 2 (0.73%) iGaming
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (40.66%) HTML
2 102 (37.36%) CSS
3 40 (14.65%) HTML5
4 22 (8.06%) jQuery
4 22 (8.06%) CSS3
5 11 (4.03%) DHTML
6 8 (2.93%) JSON
7 7 (2.56%) Flash
8 5 (1.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.73%) .NET
9 2 (0.73%) XML
9 2 (0.73%) XHTML
9 2 (0.73%) Ajax
10 1 (0.37%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.37%) XSL
10 1 (0.37%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 273 (100.00%) User Experience
2 36 (13.19%) Mobile App
3 17 (6.23%) Human Factors
4 15 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.76%) Graphic Design
6 10 (3.66%) Visualisation
7 9 (3.30%) Online Games
8 5 (1.83%) Psychology
9 4 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (1.47%) iPhone
10 3 (1.10%) RIA
10 3 (1.10%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.10%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.73%) Social Network
11 2 (0.73%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.37%) FMCG
12 1 (0.37%) Social Media
12 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.37%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.59%) Apple iOS
1 18 (6.59%) Android
2 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (0.37%) Windows
2 1 (0.37%) Linux
2 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (16.48%) Information Architecture
2 45 (16.48%) Usability Testing
3 33 (12.09%) UX Design
4 27 (9.89%) E-Commerce
5 23 (8.42%) Rapid Prototyping
6 17 (6.23%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (5.49%) Analytics
8 11 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (2.93%) User Stories
10 7 (2.56%) Product Management
11 6 (2.20%) Scrum
11 6 (2.20%) Project Management
11 6 (2.20%) Use Case
12 5 (1.83%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (1.83%) Investment Management
12 5 (1.83%) Web Development
12 5 (1.83%) Industrial Design
13 4 (1.47%) Customer Insight
13 4 (1.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 69 (25.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.10%) C
3 1 (0.37%) Ruby
3 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.37%) Python
3 1 (0.37%) C#
3 1 (0.37%) PHP
3 1 (0.37%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 31 (11.36%) Degree
2 4 (1.47%) DV Cleared
2 4 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (10.99%) Adobe
2 3 (1.10%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.73%) Apple
4 1 (0.37%) Google
4 1 (0.37%) Facebook
4 1 (0.37%) Twitter
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