The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had UX Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Experience Designer
England / South East
Rank 178 213 210
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -3
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 62 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.51% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 19
Median daily rate £375 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £450 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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
6677 7869 8681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.32% 94.23% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3859 4632 4696
Median daily rate £401 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 416 419
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured UX Designer in the job title.

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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +19 24 £340 -9.33%
Buckinghamshire +14 12 - -
West Sussex -1 8 £508 +41.11%
Surrey +21 5 £425 - 1
Middlesex - 4 - -
East Sussex - 3 £400 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £325 -
Kent -3 2 - -
Oxfordshire +1 1 £438 +22.80%
UX Designer
England

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, UX Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 115 (100.00%) User Experience
2 56 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (46.09%) HTML
3 53 (46.09%) CSS
4 52 (45.22%) Wireframes
5 44 (38.26%) Prototyping
6 29 (25.22%) Mobile App
7 25 (21.74%) Rapid Prototyping
8 21 (18.26%) Photoshop
9 15 (13.04%) E-Commerce
9 15 (13.04%) Web Design
9 15 (13.04%) Information Architecture
10 14 (12.17%) HTML5
10 14 (12.17%) JavaScript
10 14 (12.17%) Axure RP
11 13 (11.30%) Front End Development
12 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (9.57%) Usability Testing
13 11 (9.57%) CSS3
14 10 (8.70%) Analytics
14 10 (8.70%) jQuery
14 10 (8.70%) Degree
14 10 (8.70%) Finance
15 9 (7.83%) Android
15 9 (7.83%) Service Design
15 9 (7.83%) Apple iOS
16 8 (6.96%) Google Analytics
16 8 (6.96%) Scrum
16 8 (6.96%) Adobe Illustrator
17 7 (6.09%) Fireworks

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 21 (18.26%) Photoshop
2 8 (6.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (6.09%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.74%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.87%) InDesign
5 1 (0.87%) InVision
5 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.87%) MS Office
5 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Google Analytics
2 6 (5.22%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.61%) Big Data
2 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (12.17%) Axure RP
2 4 (3.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (8.70%) Finance
2 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.48%) Banking
4 3 (2.61%) Retail
5 2 (1.74%) Advertising
5 2 (1.74%) Publishing
6 1 (0.87%) Legal
6 1 (0.87%) Marketing
6 1 (0.87%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (46.09%) CSS
1 53 (46.09%) HTML
2 14 (12.17%) HTML5
3 11 (9.57%) CSS3
4 10 (8.70%) jQuery
5 4 (3.48%) .NET
6 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.61%) Sass
7 2 (1.74%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.74%) JSON
8 1 (0.87%) COM
8 1 (0.87%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 115 (100.00%) User Experience
2 29 (25.22%) Mobile App
3 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.48%) iPad
4 4 (3.48%) iPhone
5 3 (2.61%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (2.61%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.74%) Social Media
6 2 (1.74%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.87%) Psychology
7 1 (0.87%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.83%) Android
1 9 (7.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (45.22%) Wireframes
3 44 (38.26%) Prototyping
4 25 (21.74%) Rapid Prototyping
5 15 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 15 (13.04%) Information Architecture
5 15 (13.04%) Web Design
6 13 (11.30%) Front End Development
7 11 (9.57%) Usability Testing
8 10 (8.70%) Analytics
9 9 (7.83%) Service Design
10 8 (6.96%) Scrum
11 7 (6.09%) Customer Insight
11 7 (6.09%) Field Research
12 6 (5.22%) Android Development
12 6 (5.22%) Data Analytics
12 6 (5.22%) iOS Development
12 6 (5.22%) User Stories
13 5 (4.35%) Exploratory Testing
13 5 (4.35%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (5.22%) Adobe
1 6 (5.22%) ClickTale
2 4 (3.48%) EXTOL
3 2 (1.74%) Google
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.87%) SAP