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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 147 120 135
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 11 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.40% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.43% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3562 2812 2516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.05% 93.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2095 1521 1204
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 £230 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £506 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 193 193
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.08 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.15% -8.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 31 July 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 -11 5 £350 -30.00% 2
Cheshire - 5 £400 - 6
Merseyside - 1 - -
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (100.00%) User Experience
2 18 (69.23%) HTML
3 16 (61.54%) CSS
4 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (30.77%) Degree
6 7 (26.92%) Rapid Prototyping
6 7 (26.92%) Axure RP
6 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
7 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
7 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
8 5 (19.23%) jQuery
8 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
9 4 (15.38%) HTML5
10 3 (11.54%) UX Design
10 3 (11.54%) CSS3
10 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
10 3 (11.54%) Finance
10 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
11 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
11 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 2 (7.69%) Adobe
11 2 (7.69%) NHS
11 2 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (7.69%) Usability Testing
12 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 1 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (3.85%) Information Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Axure RP
2 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) HTML
2 16 (61.54%) CSS
3 5 (19.23%) jQuery
4 4 (15.38%) HTML5
5 3 (11.54%) CSS3
5 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (3.85%) Autofac
6 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.85%) Sass
6 1 (3.85%) LESS
6 1 (3.85%) Ember.js
6 1 (3.85%) OSGi
6 1 (3.85%) RESTful
6 1 (3.85%) Web Services
6 1 (3.85%) XHTML
6 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (100.00%) User Experience
2 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) W3C
4 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.85%) Human Factors
4 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Rapid Prototyping
3 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.54%) UX Design
5 2 (7.69%) Usability Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.85%) Customer Insight
6 1 (3.85%) Graceful Degradation
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.85%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) Information Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.85%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) MVC
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (3.85%) Google
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