The table below looks at the statistics for the UX Designer 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 UX Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 132 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.041% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.044% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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 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
2920 2258 2320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.92% 92.09% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1898 1393 1378
Average daily rate £380 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £476 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 168 196
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

UX Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

UX Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

UX Designer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

UX Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Designer across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

UX Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

UX Designer
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 UX Designer within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Bristol -3 2 £320 -14.66% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £413 -
UX Designer
England

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 16 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (37.50%) Axure RP
3 5 (31.25%) Graphic Design
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (12.50%) Android
5 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) Banking
5 2 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (6.25%) Competitor Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
6 1 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (6.25%) WCAG
6 1 (6.25%) Ergonomics
6 1 (6.25%) WPF
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) XAML
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) HTML5
6 1 (6.25%) MVVM
6 1 (6.25%) CSS3
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) OmniGraffle
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Axure RP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) WPF
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) CSS3
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (31.25%) Graphic Design
3 1 (6.25%) Ergonomics
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Android
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
2 1 (6.25%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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