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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience Designer
Rank 230 230 210
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 33 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.47% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.50% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 27
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.96% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 - -
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
8141 9236 8644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.95% 95.04% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4923 5536 4802
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 428 429
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 12 £375 +4.16% 1
Hampshire +4 5 £438 +25.00% 1
West Sussex -4 4 - - 1
Kent - 4 £275 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £475 - 1
Buckinghamshire +15 2 £388 +3.33% 1
Middlesex -4 2 £500 +43.88%
Surrey -3 1 £400 -
UX Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 81 (100.00%) User Experience
2 41 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (46.91%) HTML
4 37 (45.68%) CSS
5 32 (39.51%) Wireframes
6 26 (32.10%) Prototyping
7 20 (24.69%) Mobile App
8 18 (22.22%) Rapid Prototyping
8 18 (22.22%) Android
9 17 (20.99%) Apple iOS
10 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
11 12 (14.81%) E-Commerce
11 12 (14.81%) Adobe
11 12 (14.81%) Web Design
12 9 (11.11%) Axure RP
13 8 (9.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 8 (9.88%) Degree
14 7 (8.64%) HTML5
14 7 (8.64%) Responsive Web Design
15 6 (7.41%) CSS3
15 6 (7.41%) Front End Development
15 6 (7.41%) Banking
15 6 (7.41%) Information Architecture
15 6 (7.41%) CRM
15 6 (7.41%) Windows
16 5 (6.17%) Finance
16 5 (6.17%) CMS
16 5 (6.17%) Web Development
16 5 (6.17%) Usability Testing
16 5 (6.17%) Windows 10

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.17%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (4.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (4.94%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.70%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.23%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.23%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Network Security
2 1 (1.23%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (7.41%) Banking
2 5 (6.17%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Retail
4 3 (3.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (46.91%) HTML
2 37 (45.68%) CSS
3 7 (8.64%) HTML5
4 6 (7.41%) CSS3
5 4 (4.94%) jQuery
6 3 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.47%) Symfony
8 1 (1.23%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 81 (100.00%) User Experience
2 20 (24.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.70%) iPad
3 3 (3.70%) iPhone
4 2 (2.47%) Animation
4 2 (2.47%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.47%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Android
2 17 (20.99%) Apple iOS
3 6 (7.41%) Windows
4 5 (6.17%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.51%) Wireframes
3 26 (32.10%) Prototyping
4 18 (22.22%) Rapid Prototyping
5 12 (14.81%) E-Commerce
5 12 (14.81%) Web Design
6 7 (8.64%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (7.41%) CRM
7 6 (7.41%) Front End Development
7 6 (7.41%) Information Architecture
8 5 (6.17%) Usability Testing
8 5 (6.17%) Web Development
9 4 (4.94%) Customer Insight
10 3 (3.70%) Content Management
10 3 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (3.70%) Service Design
10 3 (3.70%) Software Delivery
10 3 (3.70%) Workflow
11 2 (2.47%) ERP
11 2 (2.47%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.47%) Java
2 2 (2.47%) PHP
3 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) Adobe
2 2 (2.47%) Apple
2 2 (2.47%) SAP
3 1 (1.23%) EXTOL
3 1 (1.23%) Twitter
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £365 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago