The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had User Experience Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
UX Architect
Rank 626 612 591
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -21
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 22 48 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.083% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.087% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 32
Median daily rate £475 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £378 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £488 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £414 £384
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.91 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

User Experience Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured User Experience Architect in the job title.

User Experience Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

User Experience Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Experience Architect within the UK.

User Experience Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

User Experience Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Experience Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

User Experience Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

User Experience Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Experience Architect within the UK.

User Experience Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

User Experience Architect
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England -6 20 £475 +18.75% 8
London -22 17 £475 +18.75% 3
South East +14 2 - - 1
Wales - 2 £475 -
South Wales - 2 £475 -
City of London +12 1 £450 +12.50%
Berkshire +7 1 - -
Canary Wharf -1 1 £475 +20.25%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 £450 -
Crawley - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -

User Experience Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, User Experience Architect 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 featuring User Experience Architect in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) User Experience
2 32 (54.24%) Information Architecture
3 30 (50.85%) Wireframes
4 27 (45.76%) Axure RP
5 21 (35.59%) HTML
6 20 (33.90%) Project Management
7 19 (32.20%) CSS
8 18 (30.51%) Adobe
8 18 (30.51%) Degree
9 17 (28.81%) Marketing
9 17 (28.81%) Product Management
9 17 (28.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 17 (28.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 16 (27.12%) Psychology
10 16 (27.12%) MS Visio
10 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
11 15 (25.42%) Usability Testing
12 14 (23.73%) RIA
12 14 (23.73%) Human Factors
12 14 (23.73%) Industrial Design
13 13 (22.03%) E-Commerce
14 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering
14 12 (20.34%) Web Development
14 12 (20.34%) Mentoring
15 11 (18.64%) Retail
16 9 (15.25%) OmniGraffle
17 7 (11.86%) Taxonomies
17 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
18 6 (10.17%) Banking

User Experience Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.69%) CMS
1 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 16 (27.12%) MS Visio
3 9 (15.25%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (3.39%) InVision
5 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 27 (45.76%) Axure RP
2 17 (28.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 17 (28.81%) Marketing
2 11 (18.64%) Retail
3 6 (10.17%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Finance
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Publishing
5 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) HTML
2 19 (32.20%) CSS
3 5 (8.47%) CSS3
3 5 (8.47%) HTML5
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 59 (100.00%) User Experience
2 16 (27.12%) Psychology
3 14 (23.73%) RIA
4 7 (11.86%) Taxonomies
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.69%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Android
1 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Information Architecture
2 30 (50.85%) Wireframes
3 20 (33.90%) Project Management
4 17 (28.81%) Product Management
5 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (25.42%) Usability Testing
7 14 (23.73%) Human Factors
7 14 (23.73%) Industrial Design
8 13 (22.03%) E-Commerce
9 12 (20.34%) Mentoring
9 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering
9 12 (20.34%) Web Development
10 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.78%) Prototyping
12 3 (5.08%) Rapid Prototyping
13 2 (3.39%) Analytics
13 2 (3.39%) Service Design
13 2 (3.39%) Typography
14 1 (1.69%) Front End Development
14 1 (1.69%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Adobe
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Stepstone
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 7 days ago