The table below looks at the statistics for UX 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 UX Design over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 241 226 243
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Contract jobs citing UX Design 9 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.070% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.098% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Average daily rate
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£600 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.06% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.33% +36.36%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7089 6153 6619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.94% 71.57% 71.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4032 3421 3194
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 241 331
Average hourly rate £21.00 £33.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.31% +59.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

UX Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

UX Design Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

UX 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 UX Design across the South East region.

UX Design Daily Rate Trend in the South East

UX Design
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Design across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

UX Design Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

UX 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 UX Design across the South East region.

UX Design Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

UX 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 UX Design within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Surrey -8 4 £600 -
Berkshire +13 3 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
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UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing UX 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 UX Design.

1 33 (100.00%) User Experience
2 27 (81.82%) HTML
3 22 (66.67%) CSS
3 22 (66.67%) Adobe
3 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (48.48%) Photoshop
4 16 (48.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (48.48%) OmniGraffle
4 16 (48.48%) Axure RP
5 13 (39.39%) Scrum
6 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.18%) User Stories
7 6 (18.18%) Degree
8 5 (15.15%) Web Development
8 5 (15.15%) HTML5
9 4 (12.12%) PHP
9 4 (12.12%) Java
9 4 (12.12%) Publishing
9 4 (12.12%) Web Design
10 3 (9.09%) JUnit
10 3 (9.09%) UNIX
10 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
10 3 (9.09%) Scala
10 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Graphic Design
10 3 (9.09%) jQuery
10 3 (9.09%) Selenium
10 3 (9.09%) Release Management
10 3 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing UX 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 UX Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Photoshop
1 16 (48.48%) Adobe Illustrator
1 16 (48.48%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Axure RP
2 3 (9.09%) JUnit
2 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 4 (12.12%) Publishing
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) German Language
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) UX Designer
1 26 (78.79%) Designer
2 7 (21.21%) Senior Designer
2 7 (21.21%) Senior UX Designer
3 6 (18.18%) UI Designer
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Interaction Designer
5 3 (9.09%) Visual Designer
6 2 (6.06%) UI Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Web Designer
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Designer
6 2 (6.06%) Interface Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (81.82%) HTML
2 22 (66.67%) CSS
3 5 (15.15%) HTML5
4 3 (9.09%) jQuery
4 3 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (6.06%) REST
6 1 (3.03%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) Graphic Design
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) Psychology
4 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Scrum
3 6 (18.18%) User Stories
4 5 (15.15%) Web Development
5 4 (12.12%) Web Design
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Release Management
7 2 (6.06%) Information Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) Analytics
7 2 (6.06%) Web Analytics
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Content Management
8 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.03%) TDD
8 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.03%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.12%) PHP
2 4 (12.12%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Adobe