The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Architect
Rank 545 532 542
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 43 24 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.050% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.054% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 30
Average daily rate £425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £341 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £543 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

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 17 April 2014.

User Experience Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

User Experience Architect
Top 29 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -15 41 £425 - 9
London -23 23 £425 - 4
South East -13 11 £375 +11.11% 5
City of London -7 6 £388 -8.82% 3
Berkshire -12 6 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 - 3
East of England -31 1 £525 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £300 -
Oxford - 1 £375 - 2
Southampton - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -

User Experience Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (43.48%) Axure RP
2 22 (31.88%) Information Architecture
2 22 (31.88%) HTML
3 18 (26.09%) MS Visio
4 14 (20.29%) Finance
5 13 (18.84%) Photoshop
5 13 (18.84%) E-Commerce
5 13 (18.84%) Degree
6 12 (17.39%) Adobe
6 12 (17.39%) OmniGraffle
7 11 (15.94%) CSS
7 11 (15.94%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (13.04%) Usability Testing
9 8 (11.59%) User Experience Design
9 8 (11.59%) Marketing
9 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
9 8 (11.59%) Mobile App
10 7 (10.14%) Banking
10 7 (10.14%) Retail
10 7 (10.14%) Android
11 6 (8.70%) Interactive Media
11 6 (8.70%) Windows
11 6 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
11 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
11 6 (8.70%) InDesign
11 6 (8.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 5 (7.25%) Apple iOS
12 5 (7.25%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (7.25%) Analytics
12 5 (7.25%) Project Management

User Experience Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 18 (26.09%) MS Visio
2 13 (18.84%) Photoshop
3 12 (17.39%) OmniGraffle
4 11 (15.94%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (8.70%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 30 (43.48%) Axure RP
2 6 (8.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 6 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Marketing
3 7 (10.14%) Banking
3 7 (10.14%) Retail
4 6 (8.70%) Interactive Media
5 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.35%) Publishing
7 2 (2.90%) Games
8 1 (1.45%) Front Office
8 1 (1.45%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.88%) HTML
2 11 (15.94%) CSS
3 4 (5.80%) WPF
4 1 (1.45%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.25%) Psychology
2 5 (7.25%) Human Factors
3 4 (5.80%) Copywriting
4 3 (4.35%) RIA
5 1 (1.45%) iPhone
5 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.45%) New Media
5 1 (1.45%) NHS
5 1 (1.45%) W3C
5 1 (1.45%) DTV
5 1 (1.45%) Equities
5 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.45%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.45%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Android
2 6 (8.70%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Information Architecture
2 13 (18.84%) E-Commerce
3 9 (13.04%) Usability Testing
4 8 (11.59%) User Experience Design
5 5 (7.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (7.25%) Analytics
5 5 (7.25%) Industrial Design
5 5 (7.25%) Project Management
6 4 (5.80%) Web Analytics
6 4 (5.80%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (5.80%) Product Management
7 3 (4.35%) Content Management
7 3 (4.35%) B2B
8 2 (2.90%) Workflow
8 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.45%) Scrum
9 1 (1.45%) Web Design
9 1 (1.45%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.45%) Validation
9 1 (1.45%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Adobe
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.45%) SAP
3 1 (1.45%) Mercator
3 1 (1.45%) Google
3 1 (1.45%) iRise
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