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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 237 271 273
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +2
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 166 125 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.79% 0.58% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.62% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 112 66
Average daily rate
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£400 £378 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £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 £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
19545 20081 18032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.53% 93.17% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13847 13699 12141
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 327 376 496
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +37 53 £400 +6.66% 15
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 300 (100.00%) User Experience
2 114 (38.00%) HTML
3 106 (35.33%) Axure RP
4 98 (32.67%) CSS
5 69 (23.00%) JavaScript
6 62 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (18.67%) Finance
8 52 (17.33%) Usability Testing
9 49 (16.33%) Photoshop
10 44 (14.67%) Information Architecture
11 43 (14.33%) HTML5
12 42 (14.00%) Adobe Illustrator
13 40 (13.33%) OmniGraffle
14 35 (11.67%) Degree
15 34 (11.33%) Mobile App
15 34 (11.33%) UX Design
16 32 (10.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 31 (10.33%) Banking
18 29 (9.67%) Retail
19 27 (9.00%) Adobe
20 26 (8.67%) Rapid Prototyping
21 23 (7.67%) Responsive Web Design
22 22 (7.33%) CSS3
23 21 (7.00%) jQuery
24 20 (6.67%) Apple iOS
25 19 (6.33%) Android
25 19 (6.33%) E-Commerce
26 17 (5.67%) MS Visio
27 15 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
27 15 (5.00%) Human Factors

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.33%) Node.js
2 1 (0.33%) CMS
Applications
1 49 (16.33%) Photoshop
2 42 (14.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 40 (13.33%) OmniGraffle
4 17 (5.67%) MS Visio
5 13 (4.33%) Fireworks
6 8 (2.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (1.33%) InDesign
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Magento
1 1 (0.33%) Summit
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) SaaS
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.00%) Intranet
1 6 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (0.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 106 (35.33%) Axure RP
2 32 (10.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (2.67%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (1.67%) JIRA
5 3 (1.00%) ProtoShare
6 2 (0.67%) Xcode
7 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 56 (18.67%) Finance
2 31 (10.33%) Banking
3 29 (9.67%) Retail
4 13 (4.33%) Games
5 10 (3.33%) Marketing
6 6 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.67%) Advertising
8 4 (1.33%) Law
8 4 (1.33%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.67%) Interactive Media
9 2 (0.67%) iGaming
10 1 (0.33%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (38.00%) HTML
2 98 (32.67%) CSS
3 43 (14.33%) HTML5
4 22 (7.33%) CSS3
5 21 (7.00%) jQuery
6 11 (3.67%) DHTML
7 8 (2.67%) JSON
8 7 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (1.67%) Flash
10 4 (1.33%) .NET
11 2 (0.67%) XML
11 2 (0.67%) XSL
11 2 (0.67%) XHTML
11 2 (0.67%) Ajax
11 2 (0.67%) WPF
11 2 (0.67%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.33%) Flask
12 1 (0.33%) Ember.js
12 1 (0.33%) Backbone.js
12 1 (0.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 300 (100.00%) User Experience
2 34 (11.33%) Mobile App
3 15 (5.00%) Human Factors
4 14 (4.67%) Graphic Design
5 13 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.67%) Psychology
7 7 (2.33%) Visualisation
7 7 (2.33%) Online Games
8 5 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.67%) RIA
9 4 (1.33%) iPhone
10 3 (1.00%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.67%) W3C
11 2 (0.67%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.67%) Social Network
11 2 (0.67%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.67%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 19 (6.33%) Android
3 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (0.33%) Windows
3 1 (0.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (17.33%) Usability Testing
3 44 (14.67%) Information Architecture
4 34 (11.33%) UX Design
5 26 (8.67%) Rapid Prototyping
6 23 (7.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (6.33%) E-Commerce
8 15 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (5.00%) Analytics
9 8 (2.67%) Product Management
10 7 (2.33%) Scrum
11 6 (2.00%) Web Development
11 6 (2.00%) Investment Management
11 6 (2.00%) Mentoring
12 5 (1.67%) User Stories
12 5 (1.67%) Customer Insight
12 5 (1.67%) Use Case
12 5 (1.67%) Industrial Design
12 5 (1.67%) Software Engineering
13 4 (1.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 69 (23.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.33%) C#
3 2 (0.67%) Ruby
4 1 (0.33%) F#
4 1 (0.33%) Erlang
4 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.33%) Python
4 1 (0.33%) PHP
4 1 (0.33%) Java
4 1 (0.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 35 (11.67%) Degree
2 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.33%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (9.00%) Adobe
2 4 (1.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.33%) SAP
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