The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had UX Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience Designer
Rank 115 133 141
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 22 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.78% 0.52% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.55% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 5
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £296 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £547 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
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 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
2668 3103 3228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.34% 95.13% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1719 1964 2079
Median daily rate £363 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 224 182
Median hourly rate £24.50 £25.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% +34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured UX Designer in the job title.

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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Devon +4 12 £450 -15.88%
Bristol +7 8 £400 +14.28% 3
Somerset +19 1 - -
Wiltshire +11 1 £320 -14.66%
UX Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 West region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) User Experience
2 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) HTML
3 14 (56.00%) CSS
4 12 (48.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (32.00%) Prototyping
7 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
8 5 (20.00%) Axure RP
9 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (16.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (16.00%) Typography
10 2 (8.00%) Wireframes
11 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
11 1 (4.00%) CLAS
11 1 (4.00%) Information Architecture
11 1 (4.00%) HTML5
11 1 (4.00%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (4.00%) SaaS
11 1 (4.00%) CSS3
11 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (4.00%) Sass
11 1 (4.00%) LESS
11 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
11 1 (4.00%) Coaching
11 1 (4.00%) SDLC
11 1 (4.00%) Adobe
11 1 (4.00%) ISEB
11 1 (4.00%) CISSP

UX Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.00%) InDesign
1 1 (4.00%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) CSS
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) CSS3
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) LESS
2 1 (4.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 25 (100.00%) User Experience
2 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) CESG
3 1 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (32.00%) Prototyping
5 4 (16.00%) Typography
6 2 (8.00%) Wireframes
7 1 (4.00%) Coaching
7 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.00%) Information Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) SDLC
7 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) CLAS
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe