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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
UX Architect
Rank 599 589 569
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 22 56 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 47 44
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £365 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £510 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £393
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.09%
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
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 20 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 9 December 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 -26 21 £450 +5.88% 5
London -10 12 £450 +5.88% 3
South East +26 4 £413 +6.45% 1
South West +5 4 £425 -
Berkshire -2 3 £413 +6.45%
Gloucestershire - 2 £388 -
Maidenhead - 2 £375 -
Norfolk +4 1 £450 +12.50%
Bristol +1 1 £550 +3.52%
East of England -6 1 £450 +12.50% 1
City of London -22 1 £700 +69.69% 1
Wales - 1 £475 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £475 -
Cheltenham - 1 £350 -
Gloucester - 1 £425 -
Norwich - 1 £450 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -

User Experience Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 53 (100.00%) User Experience
2 25 (47.17%) Information Architecture
3 23 (43.40%) Wireframes
4 22 (41.51%) Axure RP
4 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (33.96%) HTML
6 16 (30.19%) CSS
7 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
8 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
8 10 (18.87%) Adobe
9 9 (16.98%) OmniGraffle
9 9 (16.98%) Prototyping
9 9 (16.98%) Degree
9 9 (16.98%) Project Management
9 9 (16.98%) MS Visio
10 8 (15.09%) Finance
10 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (15.09%) Retail
10 8 (15.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (15.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
11 7 (13.21%) Taxonomies
11 7 (13.21%) Psychology
11 7 (13.21%) Usability Testing
12 6 (11.32%) Marketing
12 6 (11.32%) Banking
12 6 (11.32%) Product Management
13 5 (9.43%) Analytics
13 5 (9.43%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 5 (9.43%) Industrial Design

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 3 (5.66%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Visio
1 9 (16.98%) OmniGraffle
2 8 (15.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.77%) InVision
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.89%) InDesign
4 1 (1.89%) MS Office
4 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (41.51%) Axure RP
2 8 (15.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
1 8 (15.09%) Retail
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
2 6 (11.32%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) HTML
2 16 (30.19%) CSS
3 3 (5.66%) CSS3
3 3 (5.66%) HTML5
4 2 (3.77%) Ajax
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe AIR
5 1 (1.89%) LESS
5 1 (1.89%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 53 (100.00%) User Experience
2 7 (13.21%) Psychology
2 7 (13.21%) Taxonomies
3 5 (9.43%) RIA
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Blog
4 2 (3.77%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.89%) Tandem
5 1 (1.89%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Android
1 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Information Architecture
2 23 (43.40%) Wireframes
3 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
5 9 (16.98%) Project Management
5 9 (16.98%) Prototyping
6 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
7 7 (13.21%) Usability Testing
8 6 (11.32%) Product Management
9 5 (9.43%) Analytics
9 5 (9.43%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 5 (9.43%) Human Factors
9 5 (9.43%) Industrial Design
10 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.55%) Web Development
11 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
11 3 (5.66%) Rapid Prototyping
11 3 (5.66%) Scrum
11 3 (5.66%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Adobe