The table below looks at the statistics for the User Experience Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Experience Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Architect
Rank 578 555 540
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -15
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 15 44 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.078% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.085% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 12
Average daily rate
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£338 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £310 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £467 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-20.31% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

User Experience Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Experience Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 17 April 2015.

User Experience Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

User Experience Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
England -33 13 £350 -17.64% 6
London -15 4 £475 +11.76% 2
South East -26 4 £313 -16.66% 1
Berkshire +4 3 - - 1
East of England +20 2 £400 -23.80%
Yorkshire -16 2 - - 1
Norfolk - 2 £400 -
Norwich - 2 £400 -
North West -16 1 £325 +8.33%
Oxfordshire -17 1 £313 -16.66%
West Midlands -18 1 - - 1
York - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Flintshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Cobham - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Leicester - - - - 1
South West - - - -

User Experience Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited User Experience Architect 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 User Experience Architect in their job title.

1 62 (100.00%) User Experience
2 30 (48.39%) Information Architecture
3 27 (43.55%) Axure RP
4 23 (37.10%) E-Commerce
5 22 (35.48%) MS Visio
6 21 (33.87%) HTML
6 21 (33.87%) OmniGraffle
7 18 (29.03%) Photoshop
8 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
8 14 (22.58%) Adobe
8 14 (22.58%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (20.97%) CSS
9 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (20.97%) Interactive Media
10 11 (17.74%) Telecoms
11 10 (16.13%) Finance
11 10 (16.13%) Dreamweaver
11 10 (16.13%) Degree
12 7 (11.29%) Usability Testing
12 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
13 6 (9.68%) InDesign
13 6 (9.68%) jQuery
13 6 (9.68%) UX Design
13 6 (9.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 6 (9.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (9.68%) Data Structures
14 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
14 5 (8.06%) Rapid Prototyping
14 5 (8.06%) Android
14 5 (8.06%) Visualisation

User Experience Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited User Experience Architect 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 User Experience Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.61%) CMS
1 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (35.48%) MS Visio
2 21 (33.87%) OmniGraffle
3 18 (29.03%) Photoshop
4 14 (22.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (9.68%) InDesign
5 6 (9.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Development Applications
1 27 (43.55%) Axure RP
2 10 (16.13%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (9.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 13 (20.97%) Interactive Media
2 11 (17.74%) Telecoms
3 10 (16.13%) Finance
4 4 (6.45%) Marketing
5 2 (3.23%) Publishing
5 2 (3.23%) Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Front Office
6 1 (1.61%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.87%) HTML
2 13 (20.97%) CSS
3 6 (9.68%) jQuery
4 3 (4.84%) REST
5 2 (3.23%) DHTML
5 2 (3.23%) HTML5
5 2 (3.23%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.61%) WPF
6 1 (1.61%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.61%) XML
6 1 (1.61%) XSL
6 1 (1.61%) Ajax
6 1 (1.61%) Dojo
6 1 (1.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 62 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (9.68%) Data Structures
3 5 (8.06%) Visualisation
3 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.06%) Psychology
3 5 (8.06%) Human Factors
3 5 (8.06%) RIA
4 4 (6.45%) Graphic Design
5 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.84%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.23%) FMCG
6 2 (3.23%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.61%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.61%) W3C
7 1 (1.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Android
1 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Information Architecture
2 23 (37.10%) E-Commerce
3 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.29%) Usability Testing
5 6 (9.68%) UX Design
6 5 (8.06%) Project Management
6 5 (8.06%) Rapid Prototyping
7 4 (6.45%) Industrial Design
7 4 (6.45%) Product Management
8 3 (4.84%) Analytics
8 3 (4.84%) User Stories
8 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.84%) Mobile Development
8 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.84%) Scrum
9 2 (3.23%) Use Case
10 1 (1.61%) Web Design
10 1 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.61%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
1 14 (22.58%) Adobe
2 1 (1.61%) hybris
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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