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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 316 260 327
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +67
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 118 169 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.69% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.75% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 126 81
Average daily rate
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£378 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
22279 22522 23553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.56% 92.61% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15699 15363 16156
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 420 457
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.15 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 September 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 2 September 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 -4 31 £375 -6.25% 7
Uxbridge - 3 £400 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £450 -
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 214 (100.00%) User Experience
2 70 (32.71%) Axure RP
3 55 (25.70%) HTML
4 53 (24.77%) Photoshop
4 53 (24.77%) CSS
5 46 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (21.03%) Information Architecture
7 40 (18.69%) Adobe Illustrator
7 40 (18.69%) Mobile App
8 37 (17.29%) Adobe
9 32 (14.95%) JavaScript
9 32 (14.95%) E-Commerce
10 31 (14.49%) Retail
11 26 (12.15%) Finance
11 26 (12.15%) OmniGraffle
12 25 (11.68%) Banking
13 23 (10.75%) Usability Testing
14 20 (9.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 19 (8.88%) UX Design
16 18 (8.41%) Responsive Web Design
17 17 (7.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 17 (7.94%) Degree
17 17 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
18 16 (7.48%) Marketing
19 14 (6.54%) Web Design
20 12 (5.61%) Visualisation
21 11 (5.14%) Android
21 11 (5.14%) Apple iOS
22 10 (4.67%) Fireworks
23 9 (4.21%) Scrum

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (2.80%) Confluence
2 2 (0.93%) Node.js
3 1 (0.47%) CMS
3 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 53 (24.77%) Photoshop
2 40 (18.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (12.15%) OmniGraffle
4 20 (9.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (4.67%) Fireworks
6 7 (3.27%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.40%) InDesign
8 1 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.47%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) PaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.87%) Internet
2 3 (1.40%) Intranet
3 1 (0.47%) ATM
3 1 (0.47%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 70 (32.71%) Axure RP
2 17 (7.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (2.80%) JIRA
4 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.47%) Dreamweaver
General
1 31 (14.49%) Retail
2 26 (12.15%) Finance
3 25 (11.68%) Banking
4 16 (7.48%) Marketing
5 6 (2.80%) Publishing
5 6 (2.80%) Games
5 6 (2.80%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.34%) Advertising
7 4 (1.87%) Electronics
7 4 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.40%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.93%) Automotive
10 1 (0.47%) Legal
10 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.47%) Back Office
10 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.47%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (25.70%) HTML
2 53 (24.77%) CSS
3 7 (3.27%) jQuery
4 6 (2.80%) Sass
5 5 (2.34%) HTML5
5 5 (2.34%) CSS3
6 3 (1.40%) Haml
6 3 (1.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.93%) LESS
7 2 (0.93%) Flash
7 2 (0.93%) Middleware
7 2 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.47%) Ajax
8 1 (0.47%) XML
8 1 (0.47%) .NET
8 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.47%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 214 (100.00%) User Experience
2 40 (18.69%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.61%) Visualisation
4 8 (3.74%) Graphic Design
4 8 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.80%) Animation
5 6 (2.80%) Copywriting
6 4 (1.87%) W3C
7 2 (0.93%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Online Games
7 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.47%) iPhone
8 1 (0.47%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.47%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.47%) Social Network
8 1 (0.47%) RIA
8 1 (0.47%) DTV
8 1 (0.47%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.14%) Android
1 11 (5.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.40%) Windows
3 1 (0.47%) Linux
3 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (21.03%) Information Architecture
3 32 (14.95%) E-Commerce
4 23 (10.75%) Usability Testing
5 19 (8.88%) UX Design
6 18 (8.41%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (6.54%) Web Design
9 9 (4.21%) Scrum
9 9 (4.21%) Analytics
10 7 (3.27%) Product Management
11 6 (2.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (2.80%) Project Management
12 5 (2.34%) Time Management
12 5 (2.34%) User Stories
12 5 (2.34%) Customer Insight
12 5 (2.34%) Rapid Prototyping
13 4 (1.87%) Web Accessibility
13 4 (1.87%) B2B
13 4 (1.87%) Industrial Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.95%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.93%) Ruby
3 1 (0.47%) ActionScript
3 1 (0.47%) C
3 1 (0.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (7.94%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (17.29%) Adobe
2 3 (1.40%) Google
3 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.47%) Tableau
4 1 (0.47%) Facebook
4 1 (0.47%) Twitter
4 1 (0.47%) Green Hat
4 1 (0.47%) SAP
4 1 (0.47%) IBM
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft
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