The first table below looks at the demand for User Experience Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Experience Design over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience Design
Rank 239 225 241
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs citing User Experience Design 13 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.12% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
Average daily rate £350 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £115
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +182.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6831 6018 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.90% 70.63% 65.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3797 3140 3330
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 254 366
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
User Experience Design
England

User Experience Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Experience Design across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Experience Design Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

User Experience Design
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Experience Design across the South East region.

User Experience Design Daily Rate Trend in the South East

User Experience Design
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Experience Design across the South East region.

User Experience Design Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

User Experience Design
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Design within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 7 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £300 - 1
Hampshire -6 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
User Experience Design
England

User Experience Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing User Experience Design also 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 that cited User Experience Design.

1 15 (75.00%) Photoshop
2 11 (55.00%) OmniGraffle
2 11 (55.00%) Axure RP
3 10 (50.00%) CSS
4 9 (45.00%) HTML
5 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (35.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (35.00%) Usability Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Graphic Design
6 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 4 (20.00%) jQuery
8 4 (20.00%) Adobe
9 3 (15.00%) Windows
9 3 (15.00%) Google Analytics
9 3 (15.00%) Google
9 3 (15.00%) Web Development
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (15.00%) Software Distribution
9 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (15.00%) Analytics
9 3 (15.00%) HTML5
9 3 (15.00%) Web Usability
9 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (15.00%) SCCM
10 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (10.00%) Web Design

User Experience Design
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing User Experience Design also 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 that cited User Experience Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Photoshop
2 11 (55.00%) OmniGraffle
3 7 (35.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (5.00%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Axure RP
2 5 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Designer
2 13 (65.00%) User Experience Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Packager
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Interaction Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Visual Designer
4 2 (10.00%) User Experience Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) CSS
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
5 1 (5.00%) Flash
5 1 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Graphic Design
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Usability Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) Web Development
3 3 (15.00%) Software Distribution
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Web Usability
4 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (5.00%) Test Management
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (5.00%) ActionScript 3.0
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe
2 3 (15.00%) Google
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
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