The table below looks at the statistics for the User Experience Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
UX Consultant
Rank 588 567 560
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 38 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.087% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.092% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 22
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £469
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £100.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £100.00 - -

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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

User Experience Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Experience Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

User Experience Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

User Experience Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Experience Consultant within the UK.

User Experience Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

User Experience Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Experience Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

User Experience Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

User Experience Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Experience Consultant within the UK.

User Experience Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

User Experience Consultant
Top 30 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 Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 -11 34 £450 +12.50% 11
London -4 16 £475 +16.56% 4
South West +5 7 £425 +9.67% 1
Bristol +3 5 £425 +32.81%
Scotland -3 4 £319 -15.00%
Edinburgh -12 4 £319 -15.00%
Worcester - 4 £333 - 3
West Midlands - 4 £340 - 5
Worcestershire - 4 £333 - 5
West Yorkshire -9 3 £450 -
North West -17 3 £450 +12.50%
Yorkshire -20 3 £450 -
City of London +31 2 £500 +28.20%
Stockport -8 2 £450 +9.09%
Manchester -16 2 £450 +12.50%
Huddersfield - 2 £450 -
Swindon -2 1 £450 +5.88%
Wiltshire -4 1 £450 +5.88%
North East -19 1 £500 +33.33%
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £500 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Street - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £340 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £500 -
Nottingham - 1 £425 -
Halifax - 1 £525 -

User Experience Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited User Experience Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 73 (100.00%) User Experience
2 29 (39.73%) Axure RP
3 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (34.25%) Finance
5 24 (32.88%) HTML
6 21 (28.77%) CSS
7 16 (21.92%) Front End Development
8 15 (20.55%) Usability Testing
9 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
9 13 (17.81%) Adobe
10 11 (15.07%) Banking
10 11 (15.07%) Information Architecture
11 10 (13.70%) HTML5
11 10 (13.70%) Analytics
12 8 (10.96%) Photoshop
12 8 (10.96%) Graphic Design
13 7 (9.59%) Visualisation
13 7 (9.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 7 (9.59%) OmniGraffle
13 7 (9.59%) Data Visualisation
13 7 (9.59%) Qualitative Research
13 7 (9.59%) Marketing
13 7 (9.59%) Degree
13 7 (9.59%) Scrum
14 6 (8.22%) Adobe Illustrator
14 6 (8.22%) Web Design
14 6 (8.22%) Legal
14 6 (8.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 6 (8.22%) CSS3
14 6 (8.22%) AngularJS

User Experience Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited User Experience Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.48%) CMS
2 2 (2.74%) ArcGIS
2 2 (2.74%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.37%) DNN
3 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Photoshop
2 7 (9.59%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (8.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (8.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (6.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
1 1 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) Couchbase
1 1 (1.37%) MarkLogic
1 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.37%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 29 (39.73%) Axure RP
2 7 (9.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 25 (34.25%) Finance
2 11 (15.07%) Banking
3 7 (9.59%) Marketing
4 6 (8.22%) Legal
5 3 (4.11%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Games
6 2 (2.74%) Retail
7 1 (1.37%) Publishing
7 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.88%) HTML
2 21 (28.77%) CSS
3 10 (13.70%) HTML5
4 6 (8.22%) AngularJS
4 6 (8.22%) CSS3
5 5 (6.85%) jQuery
6 2 (2.74%) .NET
6 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.74%) Django
6 2 (2.74%) Flash
6 2 (2.74%) Leaflet
6 2 (2.74%) Web Services
7 1 (1.37%) ELK Stack
7 1 (1.37%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (1.37%) XML
7 1 (1.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 73 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (10.96%) Graphic Design
3 7 (9.59%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.85%) Psychology
5 3 (4.11%) Online Banking
5 3 (4.11%) RIA
6 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.74%) iPad
6 2 (2.74%) Social Media
7 1 (1.37%) Animation
7 1 (1.37%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Android
1 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.92%) Front End Development
3 15 (20.55%) Usability Testing
4 11 (15.07%) Information Architecture
5 10 (13.70%) Analytics
6 7 (9.59%) Data Visualisation
6 7 (9.59%) Qualitative Research
6 7 (9.59%) Scrum
7 6 (8.22%) Web Design
8 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.85%) Project Management
9 4 (5.48%) B2B
9 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.48%) Multivariate Testing
9 4 (5.48%) Product Management
9 4 (5.48%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (5.48%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (5.48%) UX Design
10 3 (4.11%) Industrial Design
10 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.74%) C#
3 1 (1.37%) ABAP
3 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Kibana
1 1 (1.37%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Adobe
2 2 (2.74%) EPiServer
2 2 (2.74%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.37%) Omniture
3 1 (1.37%) SAP
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