The table below looks at the statistics for the UX 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 UX Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 132 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 15 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 0
Average daily rate
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£406 £331 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3138 2535 2101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.10% 93.61% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 1318 1036
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 208 165
Average hourly rate £19.45 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

UX Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

UX 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 UX Designer across the North West region.

UX Designer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

UX Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Designer across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

UX Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

UX 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 UX Designer within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Manchester -2 10 £413 +20.00% 5
Cheshire +3 1 £400 - 2
Merseyside -8 1 £225 -6.25% 1
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 24 (100.00%) User Experience
2 18 (75.00%) CSS
2 18 (75.00%) HTML
3 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (41.67%) Photoshop
5 9 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (37.50%) jQuery
5 9 (37.50%) Axure RP
5 9 (37.50%) Dreamweaver
6 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
7 6 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) UX Design
8 4 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
9 2 (8.33%) Degree
9 2 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (8.33%) HTML5
9 2 (8.33%) Games
9 2 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
10 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (4.17%) Customer Insight
10 1 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (4.17%) Workflow
10 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Usability Engineering
10 1 (4.17%) Oracle
10 1 (4.17%) NHS
10 1 (4.17%) UML
10 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
10 1 (4.17%) SOA

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Photoshop
2 9 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Axure RP
1 9 (37.50%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) CSS
1 18 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (37.50%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) UX Design
3 2 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) Customer Insight
4 1 (4.17%) Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Usability Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) UML
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.17%) SOA
4 1 (4.17%) Information Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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