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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Architect
Rank 536 542 530
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 56 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.055% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.059% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 15
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £268 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £530 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

User Experience Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

User Experience Architect
Top 19 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 24 December 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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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 0 54 £425 +13.33% 3
London +21 24 £438 +2.94% 3
South East -15 19 £375 -25.00%
City of London +7 6 £525 +9.94% 1
Yorkshire -9 4 £350 +45.83%
East of England -8 3 £395 +1.93%
South West -26 2 £425 +13.33%
North West -10 1 £475 +97.91%
Bristol -14 1 £425 +13.33%
Leeds -15 1 £350 +13.82%
West Yorkshire -15 1 £350 +13.82%
Basingstoke - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

User Experience Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 91 (100.00%) User Experience
2 54 (59.34%) Axure RP
3 42 (46.15%) Information Architecture
4 29 (31.87%) E-Commerce
4 29 (31.87%) MS Visio
4 29 (31.87%) HTML
5 27 (29.67%) OmniGraffle
6 25 (27.47%) Photoshop
7 19 (20.88%) CSS
7 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
7 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (19.78%) Interactive Media
9 16 (17.58%) Finance
9 16 (17.58%) Adobe Illustrator
10 15 (16.48%) Telecoms
11 14 (15.38%) Adobe
12 11 (12.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 10 (10.99%) Dreamweaver
13 10 (10.99%) Usability Testing
14 8 (8.79%) Visualisation
14 8 (8.79%) Degree
14 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
14 8 (8.79%) Data Structures
14 8 (8.79%) Mobile App
15 7 (7.69%) Analytics
15 7 (7.69%) Graphic Design
15 7 (7.69%) Marketing
16 6 (6.59%) Psychology
16 6 (6.59%) Banking
16 6 (6.59%) jQuery

User Experience Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (2.20%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (31.87%) MS Visio
2 27 (29.67%) OmniGraffle
3 25 (27.47%) Photoshop
4 16 (17.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (6.59%) InDesign
6 3 (3.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 54 (59.34%) Axure RP
2 11 (12.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 10 (10.99%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (19.78%) Interactive Media
2 16 (17.58%) Finance
3 15 (16.48%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.69%) Marketing
5 6 (6.59%) Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
6 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.10%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (31.87%) HTML
2 19 (20.88%) CSS
3 6 (6.59%) jQuery
4 3 (3.30%) REST
5 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.10%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.10%) XML
5 1 (1.10%) XSL
5 1 (1.10%) Ajax
5 1 (1.10%) WPF
5 1 (1.10%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 91 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (8.79%) Data Structures
2 8 (8.79%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.79%) Visualisation
2 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.69%) Graphic Design
4 6 (6.59%) Psychology
5 5 (5.49%) Fixed Income
6 4 (4.40%) RIA
7 2 (2.20%) FMCG
7 2 (2.20%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.20%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.20%) Human Factors
7 2 (2.20%) W3C
8 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.10%) Equities
8 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.30%) Android
1 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (46.15%) Information Architecture
2 29 (31.87%) E-Commerce
3 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.99%) Usability Testing
5 7 (7.69%) Analytics
6 6 (6.59%) UX Design
6 6 (6.59%) Product Management
6 6 (6.59%) Project Management
7 5 (5.49%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (4.40%) User Stories
9 3 (3.30%) Scrum
9 3 (3.30%) Use Case
10 2 (2.20%) Web Accessibility
10 2 (2.20%) Industrial Design
10 2 (2.20%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.20%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (2.20%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.10%) Web Analytics
11 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (1.10%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.59%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.10%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.38%) Adobe
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle
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