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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 217 209 233
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 39 38 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.41% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.45% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 3
Average daily rate
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£331 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £408 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £344
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
UX Designer
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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
9053 8466 7638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.41% 91.91% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5020 4694 3835
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
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 434 450 591
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 -2 25 £300 -14.28% 2
Oxfordshire -20 5 £294 -2.08% 1
West Sussex - 3 £325 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £338 -
East Sussex - 2 £400 -
Middlesex - 2 - -
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 74 (100.00%) User Experience
2 50 (67.57%) HTML
3 49 (66.22%) CSS
4 41 (55.41%) Axure RP
5 23 (31.08%) Photoshop
6 22 (29.73%) JavaScript
7 21 (28.38%) W3C
8 20 (27.03%) Web Accessibility
9 18 (24.32%) Information Architecture
10 16 (21.62%) HTML5
11 14 (18.92%) Adobe Illustrator
11 14 (18.92%) jQuery
12 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (17.57%) Adobe
13 11 (14.86%) OmniGraffle
14 10 (13.51%) CSS3
15 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
15 9 (12.16%) Marketing
16 8 (10.81%) Web Design
16 8 (10.81%) MS Visio
17 7 (9.46%) Web Development
17 7 (9.46%) Graphic Design
18 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
18 6 (8.11%) PHP
18 6 (8.11%) .NET
18 6 (8.11%) Project Management
18 6 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
18 6 (8.11%) AngularJS
18 6 (8.11%) Mobile App
18 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.35%) CMS
1 1 (1.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (31.08%) Photoshop
2 14 (18.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (14.86%) OmniGraffle
4 8 (10.81%) MS Visio
5 6 (8.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (2.70%) Fireworks
6 2 (2.70%) MS Office
6 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
7 1 (1.35%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (55.41%) Axure RP
2 4 (5.41%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (4.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.35%) Subversion
4 1 (1.35%) Firebug
4 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (12.16%) Marketing
2 4 (5.41%) Games
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (67.57%) HTML
2 49 (66.22%) CSS
3 16 (21.62%) HTML5
4 14 (18.92%) jQuery
5 10 (13.51%) CSS3
6 6 (8.11%) AngularJS
6 6 (8.11%) .NET
7 3 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.70%) LESS
8 2 (2.70%) Ajax
9 1 (1.35%) Dojo
9 1 (1.35%) YUI
9 1 (1.35%) Google Maps API
9 1 (1.35%) XHTML
9 1 (1.35%) Express
9 1 (1.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 74 (100.00%) User Experience
2 21 (28.38%) W3C
3 7 (9.46%) Graphic Design
4 6 (8.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) E-Learning
5 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.70%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.35%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.35%) RIA
6 1 (1.35%) iPhone
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) Web Accessibility
2 18 (24.32%) Information Architecture
3 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.81%) Web Design
5 7 (9.46%) Web Development
6 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.11%) Project Management
6 6 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (6.76%) Scrum
8 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.41%) Product Management
8 4 (5.41%) UX Design
9 3 (4.05%) Usability Testing
10 2 (2.70%) BDD
10 2 (2.70%) Analytics
10 2 (2.70%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (1.35%) Android Development
11 1 (1.35%) iOS Development
11 1 (1.35%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.35%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.73%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.11%) PHP
3 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
3 2 (2.70%) C++
4 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
1 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Adobe
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) SAP
3 1 (1.35%) Google
3 1 (1.35%) Facebook
3 1 (1.35%) Twitter
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