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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Developer
Rank 595 555 586
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +31
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Developer 18 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.056% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.060% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 10
Average daily rate
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£369 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £463 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £393 £413
% change year-on-year
-7.64% -4.84%
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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 25 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 18 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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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 -43 13 £425 +30.76% 6
London -11 10 £498 +53.07% 3
City of London +24 3 £520 +34.19% 1
North West -8 1 £375 - 1
East of England -30 1 - -
South East - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
York - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

User Experience Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 39 (100.00%) User Experience
2 33 (84.62%) HTML
3 30 (76.92%) CSS
4 28 (71.79%) JavaScript
5 21 (53.85%) HTML5
6 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (35.90%) Backbone.js
8 13 (33.33%) CSS3
9 11 (28.21%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (28.21%) Ajax
10 10 (25.64%) Smartphone
10 10 (25.64%) JSON
10 10 (25.64%) TDD
10 10 (25.64%) QUnit
10 10 (25.64%) Jasmine
11 9 (23.08%) REST
11 9 (23.08%) MVC
11 9 (23.08%) XML
11 9 (23.08%) Spring MVC
11 9 (23.08%) Spring
11 9 (23.08%) Maven
11 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing
12 8 (20.51%) jQuery
13 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
14 5 (12.82%) Java
15 4 (10.26%) Axure RP
15 4 (10.26%) Hudson
15 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
15 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
15 4 (10.26%) Durandal

User Experience Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (5.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.56%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) QUnit
1 10 (25.64%) Jasmine
2 9 (23.08%) Maven
3 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.26%) Axure RP
3 4 (10.26%) Hudson
3 4 (10.26%) JUnit
4 1 (2.56%) Grunt
4 1 (2.56%) Bower
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (84.62%) HTML
2 30 (76.92%) CSS
3 21 (53.85%) HTML5
4 14 (35.90%) Backbone.js
5 13 (33.33%) CSS3
6 11 (28.21%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (28.21%) Ajax
7 10 (25.64%) JSON
8 9 (23.08%) Spring MVC
8 9 (23.08%) REST
8 9 (23.08%) XML
8 9 (23.08%) Spring
9 8 (20.51%) jQuery
10 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
10 4 (10.26%) Durandal
11 3 (7.69%) Ember.js
12 2 (5.13%) Flash
13 1 (2.56%) Sammy.js
13 1 (2.56%) Silverlight
13 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (100.00%) User Experience
2 10 (25.64%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.56%) Statistics
4 1 (2.56%) Human Factors
4 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Android
1 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) TDD
3 9 (23.08%) MVC
3 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.26%) Scrum
5 4 (10.26%) User Experience Design
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.26%) Web Development
6 3 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (7.69%) Information Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) BDD
6 3 (7.69%) Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) Web Usability
7 2 (5.13%) Workflow
8 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.56%) Web Design
8 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.56%) Web Accessibility
8 1 (2.56%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.82%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) C
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) ActionScript
3 1 (2.56%) Python
3 1 (2.56%) Lua
3 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Adobe
2 3 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £401 per day
Posted: 2 days ago