The table below looks at the statistics for the UX Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 128 124 108
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 12 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate
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£319 £369 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.55% +6.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £334 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £404 £350
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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2964 2547 2318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.92% 92.28% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1503 1334 1128
Average daily rate £351 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.03% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 58 79
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £42.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

UX Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

UX Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

UX Designer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

UX Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Designer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

UX Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

UX Designer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland 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
Edinburgh -6 6 £325 -11.86%
Glasgow +7 4 £306 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
UX Designer
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UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 21 (100.00%) User Experience
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Axure RP
4 7 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) Photoshop
5 6 (28.57%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (23.81%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (19.05%) Information Architecture
8 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
8 3 (14.29%) Analytics
8 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
8 3 (14.29%) Google
8 3 (14.29%) Usability Engineering
8 3 (14.29%) Android
8 3 (14.29%) UX Design
8 3 (14.29%) Google Analytics
8 3 (14.29%) jQuery
8 3 (14.29%) Usability Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Time Management
9 2 (9.52%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (9.52%) Apache Flex
9 2 (9.52%) Web Design
9 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
9 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
10 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 1 (4.76%) SEO
10 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
10 1 (4.76%) CMS

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 6 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.76%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Axure RP
2 5 (23.81%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Flex
5 1 (4.76%) Flash
5 1 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.76%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Android
1 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Information Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Analytics
3 3 (14.29%) UX Design
3 3 (14.29%) Usability Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) Usability Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 2 (9.52%) Web Design
4 2 (9.52%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (4.76%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) SEO
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe