The table below looks at the statistics for the UX Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience Designer
Rank 66 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 10 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.02% 1.03% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
UX Designer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
927 834 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 94.11% 95.21% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 447 440
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 22 33
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

UX Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

UX Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UX Designer across the Reading region.

UX Designer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 30 (100.00%) User Experience
2 14 (46.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 14 (46.67%) Usability Testing
2 14 (46.67%) Web Design
3 10 (33.33%) Axure RP
4 9 (30.00%) CRM
5 5 (16.67%) CSS
5 5 (16.67%) HTML
5 5 (16.67%) Adobe
6 4 (13.33%) W3C
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 4 (13.33%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (10.00%) Finance
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (10.00%) Front End Development
8 2 (6.67%) Information Architecture
8 2 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (6.67%) C
8 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics
8 2 (6.67%) Analytics
8 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (6.67%) Capita
8 2 (6.67%) Degree
8 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
9 1 (3.33%) MS Project
9 1 (3.33%) MS Office

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 2 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) CSS
1 5 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (13.33%) W3C
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Responsive Web Design
1 14 (46.67%) Usability Testing
1 14 (46.67%) Web Design
2 9 (30.00%) CRM
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 4 (13.33%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Information Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Adobe
2 2 (6.67%) Capita
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
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