The table below looks at the statistics for the User Experience Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Experience Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Architect
Rank 145 117 129
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +12
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.061% 0.042% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.046% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3062 2158 2484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.01% 91.67% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1988 1348 1408
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 184 197
Average hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.43 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

User Experience Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

User Experience Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

User Experience Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Experience Architect across the South West region.

User Experience Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South West

User Experience Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Bristol -15 1 £425 +13.33%
User Experience Architect
England

User Experience Architect
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited User Experience Architect 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 User Experience Architect in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience

User Experience Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited User Experience Architect 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 User Experience Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Axure RP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case