The first table below looks at the demand for the User Experience Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Experience Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 116 131 138
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.037% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.040% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £299
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2805 2503 2948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.47% 92.46% 91.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 1190 1495
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 195 226
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
User Experience Designer
England

User Experience Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Experience Designer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

User Experience Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

User Experience Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Experience Designer across the North West region.

User Experience Designer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

User Experience Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Experience Designer across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

User Experience Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

User Experience Designer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Designer within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Manchester - 8 £500 - 3
Cheshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
User Experience Designer
England

User Experience Designer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited User Experience 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 User Experience Designer in their job title.

1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) HTML
2 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 9 (37.50%) Orchard
3 9 (37.50%) Axure RP
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
5 4 (16.67%) HTML5
5 4 (16.67%) CSS3
5 4 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.17%) Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Web Design
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) Content Management
7 1 (4.17%) Ajax
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) Adobe
7 1 (4.17%) Fireworks
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) MS Office
7 1 (4.17%) WordPress
7 1 (4.17%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (4.17%) OmniGraffle

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited User Experience 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 User Experience Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
1 2 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.17%) Fireworks
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) OmniGraffle
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Axure RP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) HTML
1 11 (45.83%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) HTML5
2 4 (16.67%) CSS3
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Augmented Reality
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Web Design
4 1 (4.17%) Content Management
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Orchard
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
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