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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Architect
Rank 563 567 532
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -35
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 33 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.053% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.057% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 16
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£475 £419 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% -14.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £318 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £468 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £369 £500
% change year-on-year
+30.16% -26.25%
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
49251 48960 43769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30638 30338 25166
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 £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1993 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 29 May 2015.

User Experience Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

User Experience Architect
Top 11 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 29 May 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 -16 33 £475 +11.76% 6
South East +9 21 £313 -16.66%
Berkshire +20 20 - -
London -1 7 £433 +1.76% 5
West Yorkshire -13 3 £515 -
Yorkshire -18 3 £515 -
Leeds - 3 £515 -
Maidenhead - 3 - -
City of London +11 1 £375 -9.09% 1
Oxfordshire -21 1 £313 -16.66%
Slough - 1 - -

User Experience Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 57 (98.28%) User Experience
2 28 (48.28%) Information Architecture
3 25 (43.10%) HTML
4 23 (39.66%) E-Commerce
5 22 (37.93%) Axure RP
6 20 (34.48%) MS Visio
7 19 (32.76%) Adobe
8 15 (25.86%) Photoshop
8 15 (25.86%) OmniGraffle
9 14 (24.14%) CSS
9 14 (24.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 14 (24.14%) Interactive Media
10 12 (20.69%) Degree
10 12 (20.69%) Telecoms
11 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
11 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
12 10 (17.24%) Project Management
12 10 (17.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 9 (15.52%) Mobile App
13 9 (15.52%) Dreamweaver
13 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (13.79%) Scrum
14 8 (13.79%) RIA
14 8 (13.79%) Usability Testing
14 8 (13.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 7 (12.07%) Product Management
15 7 (12.07%) InDesign
15 7 (12.07%) Marketing
15 7 (12.07%) Psychology
16 6 (10.34%) Human Factors

User Experience Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (1.72%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (34.48%) MS Visio
2 15 (25.86%) Photoshop
2 15 (25.86%) OmniGraffle
3 14 (24.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (17.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (12.07%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Intranet
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
Development Applications
1 22 (37.93%) Axure RP
2 9 (15.52%) Dreamweaver
3 8 (13.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 14 (24.14%) Interactive Media
2 12 (20.69%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.07%) Marketing
4 4 (6.90%) Finance
5 3 (5.17%) Banking
5 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.45%) Billing
6 2 (3.45%) Publishing
7 1 (1.72%) Legal
7 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.72%) Front Office
7 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.10%) HTML
2 14 (24.14%) CSS
3 4 (6.90%) REST
4 3 (5.17%) jQuery
4 3 (5.17%) Apache Flex
5 2 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.72%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.72%) CSS3
6 1 (1.72%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.72%) WPF
6 1 (1.72%) Grails
6 1 (1.72%) Django
6 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.72%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.72%) Spring
6 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 57 (98.28%) User Experience
2 9 (15.52%) Mobile App
3 8 (13.79%) RIA
4 7 (12.07%) Psychology
5 6 (10.34%) Human Factors
6 5 (8.62%) Visualisation
6 5 (8.62%) Graphic Design
7 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.72%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.72%) Equities
9 1 (1.72%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.72%) Ergonomics
9 1 (1.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Android
1 6 (10.34%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Information Architecture
2 23 (39.66%) E-Commerce
3 10 (17.24%) Project Management
4 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.79%) Scrum
5 8 (13.79%) Usability Testing
6 7 (12.07%) Product Management
7 6 (10.34%) Rapid Prototyping
8 5 (8.62%) Industrial Design
9 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.17%) Mobile Development
10 3 (5.17%) UX Design
11 2 (3.45%) Analytics
12 1 (1.72%) Line Management
12 1 (1.72%) User Stories
12 1 (1.72%) Responsive Web Design
12 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (1.72%) Web Design
12 1 (1.72%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) Ruby
3 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Adobe
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) hybris
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