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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 219 194 233
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +39
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 39 34 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.40% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.43% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 3
Average daily rate
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£369 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £17.50
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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
8981 7849 7624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.31% 91.97% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4174 3698
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 442 656
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Berkshire -4 14 £363 +8.20% 4
East Sussex - 5 - -
Oxfordshire - 5 £225 -
Hampshire -17 3 £400 -8.57%
Surrey -15 2 £325 -31.21% 2
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 52 (70.27%) HTML
3 51 (68.92%) CSS
4 38 (51.35%) Axure RP
5 27 (36.49%) Adobe
6 23 (31.08%) Photoshop
7 22 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (27.03%) Adobe Illustrator
9 19 (25.68%) W3C
9 19 (25.68%) HTML5
10 18 (24.32%) Web Accessibility
11 17 (22.97%) UX Design
12 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
13 14 (18.92%) Mobile App
14 12 (16.22%) CSS3
14 12 (16.22%) Scrum
14 12 (16.22%) jQuery
15 11 (14.86%) OmniGraffle
15 11 (14.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 9 (12.16%) Apple iOS
16 9 (12.16%) Android
17 8 (10.81%) Graphic Design
18 7 (9.46%) Web Design
19 6 (8.11%) Degree
19 6 (8.11%) QA
19 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
19 6 (8.11%) Information Architecture
20 5 (6.76%) Visualisation
20 5 (6.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
20 5 (6.76%) Appcelerator

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (31.08%) Photoshop
2 20 (27.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (14.86%) OmniGraffle
3 11 (14.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (6.76%) MS Office
5 2 (2.70%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
6 1 (1.35%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (51.35%) Axure RP
2 5 (6.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (4.05%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.35%) Firebug
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
1 5 (6.76%) Banking
2 3 (4.05%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (1.35%) Front Office
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (70.27%) HTML
2 51 (68.92%) CSS
3 19 (25.68%) HTML5
4 12 (16.22%) CSS3
4 12 (16.22%) jQuery
5 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.05%) .NET
6 3 (4.05%) Flash
7 2 (2.70%) Ajax
8 1 (1.35%) WPF
8 1 (1.35%) Google Maps API
8 1 (1.35%) Sass
8 1 (1.35%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 74 (100.00%) User Experience
2 19 (25.68%) W3C
3 14 (18.92%) Mobile App
4 8 (10.81%) Graphic Design
5 5 (6.76%) Visualisation
5 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.41%) Digital Media
7 3 (4.05%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.35%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.35%) Social Media
8 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.35%) STB
8 1 (1.35%) Psychology
8 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.35%) FMCG
8 1 (1.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Android
1 9 (12.16%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) Web Accessibility
3 17 (22.97%) UX Design
4 12 (16.22%) Scrum
5 7 (9.46%) Web Design
6 6 (8.11%) Information Architecture
7 5 (6.76%) Web Development
8 4 (5.41%) Usability Testing
8 4 (5.41%) Analytics
9 3 (4.05%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (4.05%) Web Analytics
10 2 (2.70%) BDD
10 2 (2.70%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (1.35%) Android Development
11 1 (1.35%) iOS Development
11 1 (1.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.35%) User Stories
11 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2
11 1 (1.35%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.05%) PHP
3 1 (1.35%) C
3 1 (1.35%) C#
3 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (36.49%) Adobe
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.76%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.35%) Facebook
4 1 (1.35%) Twitter
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) Google
4 1 (1.35%) hybris
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