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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 211 227 228
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 33 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.11% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £299
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8451 7861 9051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.79% 92.73% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4612 4106 4135
Average daily rate £350 £355 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 530 637
Average hourly rate £16.48 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.05% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
User Experience Designer
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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
Berkshire +24 23 £350 -12.50% 2
West Sussex +1 5 £313 +25.00%
Surrey -3 4 - - 3
Hampshire -11 1 £600 -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
User Experience Designer
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User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 50 (69.44%) Axure RP
2 48 (66.67%) Adobe
3 45 (62.50%) HTML
4 37 (51.39%) CSS
5 31 (43.06%) Photoshop
6 28 (38.89%) Adobe Illustrator
6 28 (38.89%) User Experience Design
7 25 (34.72%) OmniGraffle
8 24 (33.33%) Scrum
9 20 (27.78%) Mobile App
10 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (20.83%) Usability Testing
11 15 (20.83%) Android
11 15 (20.83%) Apple iOS
11 15 (20.83%) HTML5
12 12 (16.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 12 (16.67%) Appcelerator
12 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 11 (15.28%) CSS3
14 10 (13.89%) Analytics
14 10 (13.89%) Graphic Design
15 9 (12.50%) Retail
15 9 (12.50%) Automotive
15 9 (12.50%) Information Architecture
15 9 (12.50%) Visualisation
16 8 (11.11%) MS Office
17 7 (9.72%) Web Design
17 7 (9.72%) Degree
17 7 (9.72%) Responsive Web Design
18 6 (8.33%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (43.06%) Photoshop
2 28 (38.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (34.72%) OmniGraffle
4 8 (11.11%) MS Office
5 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.17%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 50 (69.44%) Axure RP
2 12 (16.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 5 (6.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (12.50%) Automotive
1 9 (12.50%) Retail
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Marketing
3 4 (5.56%) Publishing
4 3 (4.17%) Advertising
5 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.39%) Front Office
6 1 (1.39%) Games
6 1 (1.39%) Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (62.50%) HTML
2 37 (51.39%) CSS
3 15 (20.83%) HTML5
4 11 (15.28%) CSS3
5 5 (6.94%) jQuery
6 3 (4.17%) Flash
7 2 (2.78%) Ajax
8 1 (1.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 10 (13.89%) Graphic Design
3 9 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 6 (8.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.39%) W3C
5 1 (1.39%) Social Media
5 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.39%) Psychology
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.83%) Android
1 15 (20.83%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.89%) User Experience Design
2 24 (33.33%) Scrum
3 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.83%) Usability Testing
5 10 (13.89%) Analytics
6 9 (12.50%) Information Architecture
7 7 (9.72%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (9.72%) Web Design
8 6 (8.33%) Web Analytics
8 6 (8.33%) Web Development
9 5 (6.94%) Rapid Prototyping
10 4 (5.56%) User Stories
11 3 (4.17%) Web Usability
12 2 (2.78%) Business Development
12 2 (2.78%) Use Case
12 2 (2.78%) Workflow
13 1 (1.39%) Validation
13 1 (1.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 1 (1.39%) Data Modelling
13 1 (1.39%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (1.39%) C#
3 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
Vendors
1 48 (66.67%) Adobe
2 12 (16.67%) Appcelerator
3 3 (4.17%) Google
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