The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Developer
Rank 554 532 564
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +32
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Developer 33 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.025% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.027% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 11
Average daily rate £300 £438 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £479 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £450 £349
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 April 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 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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -66 32 £300 -31.42% 8
London -18 13 £419 +4.68% 3
South East - 11 £125 -
Berkshire - 8 £125 -
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
East of England - 3 £350 -
North West - 2 £294 - 1
Manchester - 2 £294 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £125 -
Surrey - 1 £300 -
City of London - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
South West - - - - 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Warrington - - - -
York - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 2

User Experience Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 57 (93.44%) CSS
2 56 (91.80%) JavaScript
3 55 (90.16%) HTML
4 28 (45.90%) jQuery
5 26 (42.62%) HTML5
6 22 (36.07%) CSS3
7 21 (34.43%) Ajax
8 12 (19.67%) Photoshop
8 12 (19.67%) MVC
8 12 (19.67%) Backbone.js
9 11 (18.03%) Finance
9 11 (18.03%) Yahoo!
9 11 (18.03%) YUI
10 10 (16.39%) TDD
10 10 (16.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (14.75%) Java
12 8 (13.11%) XML
12 8 (13.11%) XHTML
12 8 (13.11%) W3C
12 8 (13.11%) Spring
12 8 (13.11%) Web Development
12 8 (13.11%) Usability Testing
12 8 (13.11%) JSON
13 7 (11.48%) Spring MVC
13 7 (11.48%) Twitter
13 7 (11.48%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (9.84%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (9.84%) Ember.js
14 6 (9.84%) AngularJS

User Experience Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (8.20%) CMS
2 3 (4.92%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.64%) Node.js
3 1 (1.64%) Confluence
3 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.64%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.64%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) HTTP
2 2 (3.28%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.64%) MySQL
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Subversion
2 4 (6.56%) Maven
2 4 (6.56%) Hudson
2 4 (6.56%) JUnit
2 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.28%) Axure RP
3 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.28%) PhoneGap
3 2 (3.28%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.64%) QUnit
4 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.64%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Marketing
3 3 (4.92%) Publishing
4 2 (3.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Front Office
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (93.44%) CSS
2 55 (90.16%) HTML
3 28 (45.90%) jQuery
4 26 (42.62%) HTML5
5 22 (36.07%) CSS3
6 21 (34.43%) Ajax
7 12 (19.67%) Backbone.js
8 11 (18.03%) YUI
9 10 (16.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (13.11%) XML
10 8 (13.11%) XHTML
10 8 (13.11%) Spring
10 8 (13.11%) JSON
11 7 (11.48%) Spring MVC
12 6 (9.84%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (9.84%) Ember.js
12 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
13 5 (8.20%) JSP
14 4 (6.56%) Dojo
14 4 (6.56%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) W3C
2 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.56%) Smartphone
3 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.28%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) MVC
2 10 (16.39%) TDD
3 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.11%) Web Development
4 8 (13.11%) Usability Testing
5 7 (11.48%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.84%) OO
7 5 (8.20%) SEO
7 5 (8.20%) Web Design
7 5 (8.20%) BDD
8 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.56%) Progressive Enhancement
8 4 (6.56%) Memory Management
8 4 (6.56%) Information Architecture
9 3 (4.92%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (4.92%) Analytics
9 3 (4.92%) SOA
9 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (91.80%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.75%) Java
3 3 (4.92%) PHP
4 1 (1.64%) VC++
4 1 (1.64%) SQL
4 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.64%) C
4 1 (1.64%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) C++
4 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.64%) Lua
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) Section 508
2 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Yahoo!
2 7 (11.48%) Twitter
3 6 (9.84%) hybris
4 3 (4.92%) Stellent
4 3 (4.92%) Interwoven
4 3 (4.92%) Adobe
4 3 (4.92%) Endeca
5 2 (3.28%) Google
5 2 (3.28%) Apple
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.64%) iRise
6 1 (1.64%) Sencha
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