The first table below looks at the demand for User Experience Design skills 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 Design over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience Design
Rank - 109 125
Contract jobs citing User Experience Design 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.047% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.066% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2219 1510 2112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.61% 70.86% 69.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1485 979 1290
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 69 127
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.58 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
User Experience Design
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User Experience Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Experience Design across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Experience Design Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

User Experience Design
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 Design across the South West region.

User Experience Design Daily Rate Trend in the South West

User Experience Design
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 Design within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol - - - -
Somerset - - - -
User Experience Design
England

User Experience Design
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing User Experience Design also 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 that cited User Experience Design.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) Open Text
1 6 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 6 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 6 (100.00%) Drupal
1 6 (100.00%) Alfresco
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
1 6 (100.00%) Information Architecture
2 5 (83.33%) Intranet
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing User Experience Design also 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 that cited User Experience Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) Drupal
1 6 (100.00%) Alfresco
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Intranet
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Web Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 6 (100.00%) Information Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Open Text
1 6 (100.00%) Atlassian