The table below looks at the statistics for the UX 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 UX Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 221 210 224
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 44 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.37% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.40% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 7
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£349 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.35% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £313 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £395
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 - - -
UX Designer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8817 8439 7857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.30% 91.98% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5214 4587 4048
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 410 548
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

UX Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

UX 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 UX Designer across the South East region.

UX Designer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

UX Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Designer across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

UX Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

UX 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 UX Designer across the South East region.

UX Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

UX 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 UX Designer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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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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 +4 22 £349 -0.35% 2
Surrey -1 5 - -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £275 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £338 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £425 - 1
Middlesex - 3 £375 -
Hampshire +1 1 £375 -37.50% 3
West Sussex -17 1 £325 +4.00%
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 80 (100.00%) User Experience
2 46 (57.50%) HTML
3 45 (56.25%) Axure RP
4 44 (55.00%) CSS
5 22 (27.50%) Photoshop
6 21 (26.25%) JavaScript
7 18 (22.50%) W3C
7 18 (22.50%) Web Accessibility
8 16 (20.00%) Information Architecture
9 14 (17.50%) Adobe
10 12 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
10 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (15.00%) OmniGraffle
11 10 (12.50%) HTML5
11 10 (12.50%) MS Visio
12 9 (11.25%) E-Commerce
12 9 (11.25%) Marketing
13 8 (10.00%) jQuery
14 7 (8.75%) Usability Testing
14 7 (8.75%) UX Design
14 7 (8.75%) CSS3
14 7 (8.75%) Responsive Web Design
15 6 (7.50%) Web Design
16 5 (6.25%) Graphic Design
16 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
16 5 (6.25%) Project Management
16 5 (6.25%) CRM
16 5 (6.25%) XHTML
16 5 (6.25%) SAP
16 5 (6.25%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (1.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 22 (27.50%) Photoshop
2 12 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (15.00%) OmniGraffle
3 10 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (3.75%) GIMP
6 2 (2.50%) MS Office
7 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
7 1 (1.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) SAP CRM
1 3 (3.75%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 45 (56.25%) Axure RP
2 5 (6.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (3.75%) Subversion
3 3 (3.75%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.50%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (11.25%) Marketing
2 4 (5.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Games
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Finance
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (57.50%) HTML
2 44 (55.00%) CSS
3 10 (12.50%) HTML5
4 8 (10.00%) jQuery
5 7 (8.75%) CSS3
6 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.25%) XHTML
7 4 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (5.00%) Sass
8 3 (3.75%) Express
8 3 (3.75%) Dojo
8 3 (3.75%) YUI
8 3 (3.75%) .NET
9 2 (2.50%) Flash
10 1 (1.25%) SAP BSP
10 1 (1.25%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 80 (100.00%) User Experience
2 18 (22.50%) W3C
3 5 (6.25%) Graphic Design
4 4 (5.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.75%) Ergonomics
5 3 (3.75%) Human Factors
5 3 (3.75%) E-Learning
5 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.25%) Animation
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Web Accessibility
2 16 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.25%) E-Commerce
5 7 (8.75%) Usability Testing
5 7 (8.75%) UX Design
5 7 (8.75%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (7.50%) Web Design
7 5 (6.25%) CRM
7 5 (6.25%) Project Management
8 4 (5.00%) Web Development
8 4 (5.00%) Product Management
9 3 (3.75%) Analytics
9 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.50%) SOA
10 2 (2.50%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.50%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.50%) Waterfall
11 1 (1.25%) Data Analytics
11 1 (1.25%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.25%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.00%) PHP
3 3 (3.75%) Java
4 1 (1.25%) C++
4 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Adobe
2 5 (6.25%) SAP
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.50%) Macromedia
4 1 (1.25%) ClickTale
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