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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
UX Architect
Rank 596 605 572
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -33
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 45 27 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.048% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.051% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 7 21
Median daily rate £500 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £319 £425
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -25.00%
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
52739 52999 51576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.73% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34376 32174 31581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 2137 2130
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 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 11 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 6 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
(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 -5 45 £500 +17.64% 7
London +20 39 £500 +5.26% 5
City of London +51 8 £400 +6.66% 1
South East -22 4 £500 +60.00%
Berkshire -9 3 £500 -
East of England +8 1 £400 -
Norfolk -5 1 £400 -
North West -12 1 £250 -23.07%
Staines - 1 £500 -
Cheshire - 1 £250 -
Surrey - 1 £500 -

User Experience Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 62 (62.63%) Axure RP
3 55 (55.56%) Information Architecture
3 55 (55.56%) Adobe
3 55 (55.56%) HTML
4 54 (54.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 49 (49.49%) Project Management
6 45 (45.45%) Usability Testing
7 44 (44.44%) Marketing
7 44 (44.44%) Degree
8 43 (43.43%) Psychology
9 40 (40.40%) JavaScript
9 40 (40.40%) CSS
9 40 (40.40%) MS Visio
10 37 (37.37%) Product Management
11 36 (36.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 34 (34.34%) RIA
13 33 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (31.31%) Web Development
14 31 (31.31%) Mentoring
15 30 (30.30%) Industrial Design
15 30 (30.30%) Human Factors
16 29 (29.29%) Software Engineering
17 19 (19.19%) Photoshop
18 12 (12.12%) Web Design
19 8 (8.08%) Legal
19 8 (8.08%) E-Commerce
20 7 (7.07%) Mobile App
21 6 (6.06%) Analytics
21 6 (6.06%) OmniGraffle

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 40 (40.40%) MS Visio
2 36 (36.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 19 (19.19%) Photoshop
4 6 (6.06%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (5.05%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (2.02%) InDesign
7 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) 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 44 (44.44%) Marketing
2 8 (8.08%) Legal
3 6 (6.06%) Finance
4 3 (3.03%) Retail
5 2 (2.02%) Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Interactive Media
5 2 (2.02%) Publishing
5 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (55.56%) HTML
2 40 (40.40%) CSS
3 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 99 (100.00%) User Experience
2 43 (43.43%) Psychology
3 34 (34.34%) RIA
4 7 (7.07%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.05%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.03%) Copywriting
7 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.02%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.01%) Fintech
8 1 (1.01%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.04%) Android
2 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (55.56%) Information Architecture
2 49 (49.49%) Project Management
3 45 (45.45%) Usability Testing
4 37 (37.37%) Product Management
5 33 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (31.31%) Mentoring
6 31 (31.31%) Web Development
7 30 (30.30%) Human Factors
7 30 (30.30%) Industrial Design
8 29 (29.29%) Software Engineering
9 12 (12.12%) Web Design
10 8 (8.08%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.06%) Analytics
12 5 (5.05%) Data Visualisation
12 5 (5.05%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (4.04%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (4.04%) UX Design
13 4 (4.04%) Web Analytics
13 4 (4.04%) Workflow
14 3 (3.03%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 40 (40.40%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (44.44%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 55 (55.56%) 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
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Circa £400/ day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 9 days ago