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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Consultant
Rank 591 575 569
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 42 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.063% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.068% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 11
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£418 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £100.00 - -
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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 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 Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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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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 -4 34 £400 +6.66% 6
London +12 21 £438 +6.06% 5
South West - 9 £400 -
Edinburgh - 8 £421 -
Scotland - 8 £421 -
Bristol - 5 £400 -
Croydon - 3 - -
City of London +7 2 £250 -25.92% 1
South East -29 2 £375 +8.69% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £400 -
Northampton -2 1 £365 -14.11%
Northamptonshire -3 1 £365 -14.11%
Berkshire -4 1 - -
Reading -8 1 - -
East Midlands -9 1 £365 -14.11%
North West -33 1 £450 +20.00%
East Sussex - 1 £375 -
Wiltshire - 1 £400 -
Brighton - 1 £375 -
Cheltenham - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 £450 -
Swindon - 1 £400 -

User Experience Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 74 (100.00%) User Experience
2 34 (45.95%) Axure RP
3 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (27.03%) Finance
5 18 (24.32%) HTML
5 18 (24.32%) CSS
6 13 (17.57%) Analytics
7 12 (16.22%) Marketing
8 11 (14.86%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (14.86%) Photoshop
8 11 (14.86%) Adobe
8 11 (14.86%) Information Architecture
9 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
9 9 (12.16%) Scrum
10 8 (10.81%) Banking
10 8 (10.81%) Graphic Design
10 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
10 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
10 8 (10.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 7 (9.46%) OmniGraffle
11 7 (9.46%) Qualitative Research
11 7 (9.46%) Google
11 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
12 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
12 6 (8.11%) Usability Testing
12 6 (8.11%) Google Analytics
12 6 (8.11%) Visualisation
12 6 (8.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (6.76%) Mobile App

User Experience Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (6.76%) CMS
2 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.05%) DNN
3 3 (4.05%) WordPress
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Photoshop
1 11 (14.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (9.46%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (8.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
6 1 (1.35%) MS Project
6 1 (1.35%) InDesign
6 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (1.35%) Yammer
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Intranet
1 1 (1.35%) Internet
Development Applications
1 34 (45.95%) Axure RP
2 8 (10.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.35%) Dreamweaver
General
1 20 (27.03%) Finance
2 12 (16.22%) Marketing
3 8 (10.81%) Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Advertising
6 1 (1.35%) Publishing
6 1 (1.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) CSS
1 18 (24.32%) HTML
2 4 (5.41%) Flash
2 4 (5.41%) jQuery
3 2 (2.70%) HTML5
4 1 (1.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 74 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (10.81%) Graphic Design
3 6 (8.11%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.05%) Social Media
5 3 (4.05%) Animation
6 2 (2.70%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.35%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.35%) Psychology
7 1 (1.35%) Blog
7 1 (1.35%) RIA
7 1 (1.35%) DTV
7 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Windows
1 1 (1.35%) Android
1 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.57%) Analytics
3 11 (14.86%) Information Architecture
4 9 (12.16%) Scrum
5 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
5 7 (9.46%) Qualitative Research
6 6 (8.11%) Usability Testing
7 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (6.76%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.41%) Content Management
9 3 (4.05%) Migration
9 3 (4.05%) Multivariate Testing
9 3 (4.05%) User Stories
9 3 (4.05%) Rapid Prototyping
10 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (2.70%) UX Design
10 2 (2.70%) Use Case
10 2 (2.70%) SEO
10 2 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (1.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.35%) C#
2 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Adobe
2 7 (9.46%) Google
3 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.76%) Tableau
5 1 (1.35%) SAP
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