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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
UX Architect
Rank 606 606 593
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 35 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.059% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.062% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 16
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £312 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £534 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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
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 7 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 25 May 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
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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 -11 35 £500 +5.26% 16
London +26 32 £500 +5.26% 12
City of London +53 8 £438 +16.66% 5
South East -25 3 £500 +60.00% 1
Berkshire -19 2 - -
Staines - 1 £500 -
Surrey - 1 £500 -

User Experience Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 99 (100.00%) User Experience
2 68 (68.69%) Wireframes
3 62 (62.63%) Axure RP
4 58 (58.59%) Information Architecture
5 56 (56.57%) Adobe
6 55 (55.56%) HTML
7 54 (54.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 51 (51.52%) Project Management
9 48 (48.48%) Marketing
10 46 (46.46%) Usability Testing
11 45 (45.45%) Degree
12 44 (44.44%) Psychology
13 43 (43.43%) MS Visio
14 42 (42.42%) JavaScript
14 42 (42.42%) CSS
15 41 (41.41%) Product Management
16 39 (39.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 37 (37.37%) RIA
18 34 (34.34%) Web Development
18 34 (34.34%) Mentoring
19 33 (33.33%) Industrial Design
19 33 (33.33%) Human Factors
20 32 (32.32%) Software Engineering
21 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
22 16 (16.16%) Photoshop
23 10 (10.10%) Web Design
24 8 (8.08%) Legal
24 8 (8.08%) OmniGraffle
25 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
26 6 (6.06%) Mobile App

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 6 (6.06%) CMS
2 3 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 43 (43.43%) MS Visio
2 39 (39.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 16 (16.16%) Photoshop
4 8 (8.08%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (4.04%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (2.02%) InDesign
7 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 62 (62.63%) Axure RP
2 54 (54.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (3.03%) JIRA
4 2 (2.02%) Dreamweaver
General
1 48 (48.48%) Marketing
2 8 (8.08%) Legal
3 6 (6.06%) Finance
4 3 (3.03%) Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Interactive Media
5 2 (2.02%) Publishing
5 2 (2.02%) Retail
5 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) Front Office
6 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (55.56%) HTML
2 42 (42.42%) CSS
3 3 (3.03%) HTML5
4 2 (2.02%) CSS3
5 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 99 (100.00%) User Experience
2 44 (44.44%) Psychology
3 37 (37.37%) RIA
4 6 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.05%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.03%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.01%) Fintech
7 1 (1.01%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.01%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.04%) Android
2 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (68.69%) Wireframes
2 58 (58.59%) Information Architecture
3 51 (51.52%) Project Management
4 46 (46.46%) Usability Testing
5 41 (41.41%) Product Management
6 34 (34.34%) Mentoring
6 34 (34.34%) Web Development
7 33 (33.33%) Human Factors
7 33 (33.33%) Industrial Design
8 32 (32.32%) Software Engineering
9 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (10.10%) Web Design
11 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
12 5 (5.05%) Analytics
12 5 (5.05%) Data Visualisation
12 5 (5.05%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (4.04%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (4.04%) Workflow
14 3 (3.03%) Content Management
14 3 (3.03%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 42 (42.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 45 (45.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 56 (56.57%) Adobe
2 4 (4.04%) Google
3 3 (3.03%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.03%) Optimizely
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.01%) LexisNexis
5 1 (1.01%) Omniture
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