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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Architect
Rank 572 557 544
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 34 17 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.032% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.035% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 41
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £351 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +28.57%
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
52499 48968 54351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.83% 92.75% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29332 30408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2057 2099 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

User Experience Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

User Experience Architect
Top 22 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 22 September 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 -20 34 £500 +25.00% 8
London +14 21 £500 +25.00% 4
South East 0 8 £525 +16.66% 2
City of London +25 3 £500 +12.67%
East of England -32 3 £395 +5.33% 1
Norwich - 3 £395 - 1
York - 3 £395 -
Norfolk - 3 £395 - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £395 -
Yorkshire - 3 £395 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
Gatwick - 1 £350 -
Horsham - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Oxford - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
South West - - - -

User Experience Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 64 (100.00%) User Experience
2 36 (56.25%) Axure RP
3 26 (40.63%) HTML
4 17 (26.56%) Information Architecture
5 16 (25.00%) CSS
5 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.31%) MS Visio
7 11 (17.19%) Photoshop
7 11 (17.19%) Adobe
8 10 (15.63%) Banking
8 10 (15.63%) OmniGraffle
9 9 (14.06%) Mobile App
9 9 (14.06%) Marketing
9 9 (14.06%) Usability Testing
9 9 (14.06%) Finance
10 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 7 (10.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 7 (10.94%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (9.38%) Degree
12 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
13 5 (7.81%) Psychology
13 5 (7.81%) User Experience Design
13 5 (7.81%) Product Management
14 4 (6.25%) Analytics
14 4 (6.25%) Retail
14 4 (6.25%) Project Management
14 4 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
15 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
15 3 (4.69%) Internet
15 3 (4.69%) Data Modelling

User Experience Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Visio
2 11 (17.19%) Photoshop
3 10 (15.63%) OmniGraffle
4 7 (10.94%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (4.69%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Internet
Development Applications
1 36 (56.25%) Axure RP
2 7 (10.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (15.63%) Banking
2 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Marketing
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.69%) Interactive Media
5 2 (3.13%) Automotive
5 2 (3.13%) Advertising
6 1 (1.56%) Publishing
6 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.63%) HTML
2 16 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 64 (100.00%) User Experience
2 9 (14.06%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.81%) Psychology
4 3 (4.69%) RIA
5 2 (3.13%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) W3C
5 2 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.56%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.56%) iPhone
6 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
1 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (1.56%) Android
1 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Information Architecture
2 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.06%) Usability Testing
4 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.81%) User Experience Design
5 5 (7.81%) Product Management
6 4 (6.25%) Analytics
6 4 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (4.69%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.13%) Workflow
8 2 (3.13%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (3.13%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.56%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.56%) CRM
9 1 (1.56%) User Stories
9 1 (1.56%) Online Marketing
9 1 (1.56%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Adobe
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) Google
4 1 (1.56%) iRise
4 1 (1.56%) SAP
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