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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Architect
Rank 554 555 537
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 47 15 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.029% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.031% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 19
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £351 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
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
52738 47909 50224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.70% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33149 28976 28331
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2128 2109 2472
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 2014.

User Experience Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

User Experience Architect
Top 17 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 30 October 2014. 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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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 0 46 £425 - 8
London +10 20 £500 +11.11% 4
South East -7 14 £375 - 3
Berkshire - 14 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 8 £361 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £395 -
York - 5 £395 -
City of London +23 4 £575 +20.41%
Maidenhead - 4 £375 -
Leeds - 2 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
South West - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Bristol - - - -

User Experience Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 78 (100.00%) User Experience
2 49 (62.82%) Axure RP
3 33 (42.31%) Information Architecture
4 32 (41.03%) HTML
5 23 (29.49%) MS Visio
6 22 (28.21%) E-Commerce
6 22 (28.21%) Photoshop
6 22 (28.21%) OmniGraffle
7 18 (23.08%) CSS
8 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
8 17 (21.79%) Adobe
8 17 (21.79%) Interactive Media
9 16 (20.51%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (17.95%) Telecoms
11 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (14.10%) Dreamweaver
13 10 (12.82%) Usability Testing
14 9 (11.54%) Marketing
14 9 (11.54%) Finance
14 9 (11.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 8 (10.26%) Mobile App
15 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
15 8 (10.26%) UX Design
16 7 (8.97%) Degree
16 7 (8.97%) InDesign
17 6 (7.69%) Psychology
17 6 (7.69%) Graphic Design
17 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
17 6 (7.69%) Banking
18 5 (6.41%) Project Management

User Experience Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (29.49%) MS Visio
2 22 (28.21%) Photoshop
2 22 (28.21%) OmniGraffle
3 16 (20.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (8.97%) InDesign
5 2 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Internet
Development Applications
1 49 (62.82%) Axure RP
2 11 (14.10%) Dreamweaver
3 9 (11.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 17 (21.79%) Interactive Media
2 14 (17.95%) Telecoms
3 9 (11.54%) Marketing
3 9 (11.54%) Finance
4 6 (7.69%) Banking
5 4 (5.13%) Retail
6 2 (2.56%) Advertising
7 1 (1.28%) Automotive
7 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.28%) Publishing
7 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.03%) HTML
2 18 (23.08%) CSS
3 5 (6.41%) jQuery
4 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 78 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (10.26%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.69%) Psychology
3 6 (7.69%) Graphic Design
3 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.41%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.85%) RIA
6 2 (2.56%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.56%) W3C
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.28%) Human Factors
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) Information Architecture
2 22 (28.21%) E-Commerce
3 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.82%) Usability Testing
5 8 (10.26%) UX Design
6 5 (6.41%) Project Management
6 5 (6.41%) Product Management
6 5 (6.41%) Analytics
7 3 (3.85%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.56%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (2.56%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.56%) Workflow
8 2 (2.56%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (2.56%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.28%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.28%) User Stories
9 1 (1.28%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (1.28%) Validation
9 1 (1.28%) Scrum
9 1 (1.28%) Industrial Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
1 17 (21.79%) Adobe
2 1 (1.28%) Google
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