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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
UX Architect
Rank 612 599 587
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 39 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.082% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.087% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 15
Median daily rate £450 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £480 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +32.41%
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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 9 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 28 July 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 -23 39 £450 - 9
London +11 32 £450 - 7
City of London +46 7 £425 +6.25% 2
Leamington Spa - 6 £450 -
Warwickshire - 6 £450 -
West Midlands - 6 £450 - 1
East of England +22 1 £300 -24.14%
Norfolk -1 1 £300 -24.14%
Norwich -9 1 £300 -24.14%

User Experience Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 90 (100.00%) User Experience
2 55 (61.11%) Information Architecture
3 52 (57.78%) Wireframes
4 50 (55.56%) Axure RP
5 44 (48.89%) HTML
6 43 (47.78%) Project Management
7 42 (46.67%) Adobe
8 40 (44.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 39 (43.33%) Marketing
10 37 (41.11%) CSS
10 37 (41.11%) Product Management
11 36 (40.00%) MS Visio
11 36 (40.00%) Degree
11 36 (40.00%) Usability Testing
12 35 (38.89%) Psychology
12 35 (38.89%) JavaScript
13 34 (37.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 33 (36.67%) RIA
15 30 (33.33%) Human Factors
15 30 (33.33%) Industrial Design
16 28 (31.11%) Web Development
17 27 (30.00%) Software Engineering
17 27 (30.00%) Mentoring
18 17 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (15.56%) E-Commerce
20 10 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
21 9 (10.00%) Retail
22 7 (7.78%) Photoshop
22 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
22 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure

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 4 (4.44%) CMS
2 1 (1.11%) Confluence
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 34 (37.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 10 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
4 7 (7.78%) Photoshop
5 3 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (2.22%) InDesign
6 2 (2.22%) InVision
7 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
7 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 50 (55.56%) Axure RP
2 40 (44.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 39 (43.33%) Marketing
2 9 (10.00%) Retail
3 5 (5.56%) Finance
4 4 (4.44%) Banking
5 3 (3.33%) Legal
6 2 (2.22%) Interactive Media
6 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.11%) Front Office
7 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Publishing
7 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (48.89%) HTML
2 37 (41.11%) CSS
3 6 (6.67%) HTML5
4 5 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (1.11%) Adobe AIR
5 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 90 (100.00%) User Experience
2 35 (38.89%) Psychology
3 33 (36.67%) RIA
4 6 (6.67%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.11%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) Fintech
6 1 (1.11%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.33%) Android
2 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (61.11%) Information Architecture
2 52 (57.78%) Wireframes
3 43 (47.78%) Project Management
4 37 (41.11%) Product Management
5 36 (40.00%) Usability Testing
6 30 (33.33%) Human Factors
6 30 (33.33%) Industrial Design
7 28 (31.11%) Web Development
8 27 (30.00%) Mentoring
8 27 (30.00%) Software Engineering
9 17 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (15.56%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.78%) Prototyping
11 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (5.56%) Web Design
13 3 (3.33%) Rapid Prototyping
13 3 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (3.33%) Service Design
13 3 (3.33%) UX Design
13 3 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (46.67%) Adobe
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.11%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.11%) Google
3 1 (1.11%) LexisNexis
3 1 (1.11%) Optimizely
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