The table below looks at the statistics for the User Experience Developer 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Developer
Rank 579 546 589
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +43
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Developer 22 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.055% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.059% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 5
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£375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £463 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £371 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.67% -7.18%
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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
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 £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

User Experience Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

User Experience Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

User Experience Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

User Experience Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

User Experience Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Experience Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

User Experience Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

User Experience Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

User Experience Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

User Experience Developer
Top 28 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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 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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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 -44 11 £430 +22.85% 8
London +7 9 £520 +60.00% 2
Scotland -9 8 £375 +50.00%
City of London +30 2 £520 +60.00% 1
Glasgow -11 2 £300 +20.00%
Edinburgh - 2 £363 -
North West -9 1 - - 3
South West - 1 £340 - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
East of England - - - -

User Experience Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited User Experience Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 47 (90.38%) HTML
2 45 (86.54%) CSS
3 42 (80.77%) JavaScript
4 28 (53.85%) HTML5
5 21 (40.38%) CSS3
6 18 (34.62%) jQuery
7 17 (32.69%) Backbone.js
8 15 (28.85%) Ajax
9 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (25.00%) Spring
9 13 (25.00%) MVC
10 12 (23.08%) TDD
10 12 (23.08%) Spring MVC
11 11 (21.15%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (21.15%) JSON
12 10 (19.23%) Maven
12 10 (19.23%) E-Commerce
12 10 (19.23%) XML
12 10 (19.23%) QUnit
12 10 (19.23%) Jasmine
13 9 (17.31%) REST
13 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
13 9 (17.31%) Smartphone
14 8 (15.38%) Java
15 7 (13.46%) Photoshop
15 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
16 6 (11.54%) Ember.js
16 6 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (11.54%) BDD
17 5 (9.62%) Information Architecture

User Experience Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited User Experience Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.85%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.92%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Internet
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Maven
1 10 (19.23%) QUnit
1 10 (19.23%) Jasmine
2 4 (7.69%) JUnit
2 4 (7.69%) Hudson
2 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.77%) Axure RP
4 2 (3.85%) JIRA
4 2 (3.85%) Subversion
4 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) Grunt
5 1 (1.92%) Bower
5 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (90.38%) HTML
2 45 (86.54%) CSS
3 28 (53.85%) HTML5
4 21 (40.38%) CSS3
5 18 (34.62%) jQuery
6 17 (32.69%) Backbone.js
7 15 (28.85%) Ajax
8 13 (25.00%) Spring
9 12 (23.08%) Spring MVC
10 11 (21.15%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (21.15%) JSON
11 10 (19.23%) XML
12 9 (17.31%) REST
13 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
14 6 (11.54%) Ember.js
14 6 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (7.69%) XHTML
15 4 (7.69%) YUI
15 4 (7.69%) MooTools
15 4 (7.69%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Smartphone
2 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) W3C
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Social Media
5 1 (1.92%) Open Source
5 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.92%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (25.00%) MVC
2 12 (23.08%) TDD
3 10 (19.23%) E-Commerce
4 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
5 6 (11.54%) BDD
6 5 (9.62%) Information Architecture
6 5 (9.62%) Web Design
7 4 (7.69%) Web Development
7 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.69%) User Experience Design
8 3 (5.77%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (5.77%) Analytics
8 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.85%) Competitor Analysis
9 2 (3.85%) Scrum
9 2 (3.85%) Workflow
9 2 (3.85%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) Lua
4 1 (1.92%) R
4 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.92%) Python
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) PHP
4 1 (1.92%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Yahoo!
1 4 (7.69%) Adobe
1 4 (7.69%) Twitter
2 3 (5.77%) hybris
2 3 (5.77%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Sencha
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