The first table below looks at the demand for the User Experience Designer role 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 Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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 Job Titles advertised 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 205 231 229
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 45 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.072% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.078% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 3 8
Average daily rate £375 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8899 7717 9795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.21% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4907 3849 4446
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 603 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
User Experience Designer
England

User Experience Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

User Experience Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

User Experience Designer
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 Designer across the South East region.

User Experience Designer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

User Experience Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Experience Designer across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

User Experience Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

User Experience Designer
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 Designer across the South East region.

User Experience Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

User Experience Designer
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 Designer within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 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 +20 30 £400 - 1
Surrey -1 9 £375 +15.38% 2
Oxfordshire - 5 £300 - 4
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
User Experience Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited User Experience 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 User Experience Designer in their job title.

1 63 (72.41%) Axure RP
2 40 (45.98%) HTML
2 40 (45.98%) Adobe
3 34 (39.08%) CSS
3 34 (39.08%) Mobile App
4 32 (36.78%) Usability Testing
5 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (32.18%) Scrum
7 23 (26.44%) Photoshop
8 22 (25.29%) OmniGraffle
9 21 (24.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 21 (24.14%) Apple iOS
9 21 (24.14%) Appcelerator
10 20 (22.99%) CSS3
10 20 (22.99%) Android
10 20 (22.99%) HTML5
11 19 (21.84%) Adobe Illustrator
12 17 (19.54%) Retail
12 17 (19.54%) Automotive
13 14 (16.09%) Graphic Design
14 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
14 13 (14.94%) User Experience Design
14 13 (14.94%) Analytics
15 11 (12.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 11 (12.64%) Validation
16 9 (10.34%) Visualisation
16 9 (10.34%) Information Architecture
16 9 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
16 9 (10.34%) Web Analytics
17 8 (9.20%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited User Experience 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 User Experience Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (26.44%) Photoshop
2 22 (25.29%) OmniGraffle
3 19 (21.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (9.20%) MS Office
5 7 (8.05%) MS Visio
6 3 (3.45%) InDesign
7 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 63 (72.41%) Axure RP
2 21 (24.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 11 (12.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (19.54%) Retail
1 17 (19.54%) Automotive
2 8 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.60%) Marketing
4 3 (3.45%) Finance
4 3 (3.45%) Advertising
5 2 (2.30%) Publishing
6 1 (1.15%) Games
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (45.98%) HTML
2 34 (39.08%) CSS
3 20 (22.99%) CSS3
3 20 (22.99%) HTML5
4 8 (9.20%) jQuery
4 8 (9.20%) WPF
4 8 (9.20%) Silverlight
5 2 (2.30%) MooTools
5 2 (2.30%) Ajax
6 1 (1.15%) XHTML
6 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.15%) .NET
6 1 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (39.08%) Mobile App
2 14 (16.09%) Graphic Design
3 9 (10.34%) Visualisation
4 8 (9.20%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.15%) iPad
5 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.15%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.14%) Apple iOS
2 20 (22.99%) Android
3 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.78%) Usability Testing
2 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (32.18%) Scrum
4 13 (14.94%) User Experience Design
4 13 (14.94%) Analytics
5 11 (12.64%) Validation
6 9 (10.34%) Information Architecture
6 9 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (10.34%) Web Analytics
7 8 (9.20%) Rapid Prototyping
8 7 (8.05%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.45%) Web Development
9 3 (3.45%) Use Case
9 3 (3.45%) Web Usability
9 3 (3.45%) User Stories
10 2 (2.30%) Web Design
10 2 (2.30%) Workflow
10 2 (2.30%) Business Development
10 2 (2.30%) OO
11 1 (1.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 40 (45.98%) Adobe
2 21 (24.14%) Appcelerator
3 3 (3.45%) Google
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.15%) Mercator
5 1 (1.15%) Jaspersoft
Oxford
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Oxfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 24 days ago