The table below looks at the statistics for UX Design skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UX Design over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 527 520 486
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -34
Contract jobs citing UX Design 67 80 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 55 37
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £293 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42559 41264 35676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.38% 74.73% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25722 21281
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1225 1158 1074
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

UX Design
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UX Design within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UX Design Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UX Design
Daily Rate Trend

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

UX Design Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UX Design
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Design within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

UX Design Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UX Design
Hourly Rate Trend

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

UX Design Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UX Design
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 UX Design within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 -16 62 £390 +4.00% 21
London +1 44 £400 +6.66% 12
City of London +19 12 £395 +17.03%
South East -13 6 £375 +7.14% 2
Scotland - 5 £350 - 3
West Sussex - 5 £375 -
East of England +24 4 £375 -4.76% 2
Cambridgeshire - 4 £375 - 1
Crawley - 4 £375 -
Yorkshire -16 3 £300 +25.00% 1
North West -18 3 £400 - 2
Edinburgh - 3 £363 - 2
Manchester - 3 £400 - 2
Glasgow - 2 £338 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Cambridge - 2 £375 -
Leeds - 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £325 +1.56%
Milton Keynes -4 1 £325 +1.56%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 £500 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 1

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing UX Design also 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 that cited UX Design.

1 112 (100.00%) User Experience
2 63 (56.25%) HTML
3 62 (55.36%) CSS
4 54 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (47.32%) JavaScript
6 27 (24.11%) Finance
6 27 (24.11%) HTML5
7 26 (23.21%) jQuery
7 26 (23.21%) Photoshop
8 24 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 24 (21.43%) Information Architecture
9 19 (16.96%) Axure RP
10 18 (16.07%) CSS3
10 18 (16.07%) Mobile App
10 18 (16.07%) Adobe
11 15 (13.39%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (12.50%) Banking
12 14 (12.50%) Web Development
13 13 (11.61%) Usability Testing
13 13 (11.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (10.71%) Content Management
14 12 (10.71%) XML
15 11 (9.82%) User Stories
15 11 (9.82%) Apple iOS
16 10 (8.93%) Web Services
16 10 (8.93%) Scrum
17 9 (8.04%) Degree
17 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
17 9 (8.04%) .NET
17 9 (8.04%) C#

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing UX Design also 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 that cited UX Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.46%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.46%) Node.js
2 4 (3.57%) CMS
3 2 (1.79%) Jadu
3 2 (1.79%) LiveCycle
3 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.79%) Exstream Dialogue
4 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.89%) WordPress
4 1 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 26 (23.21%) Photoshop
2 24 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (6.25%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (5.36%) Fireworks
5 3 (2.68%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.89%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Tridion
2 2 (1.79%) Exstream
3 1 (0.89%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) GitHub
1 5 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) Internet
2 2 (1.79%) Intranet
2 2 (1.79%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) Big Data
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.79%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (16.96%) Axure RP
2 9 (8.04%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.36%) JIRA
4 5 (4.46%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.68%) Selenium
5 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.68%) IntelliJ
5 3 (2.68%) WebStorm
5 3 (2.68%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.79%) Subversion
7 1 (0.89%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.89%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 27 (24.11%) Finance
2 14 (12.50%) Banking
3 8 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.46%) Marketing
5 4 (3.57%) Electronics
6 3 (2.68%) Retail
7 2 (1.79%) Games
7 2 (1.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (58.04%) Designer
2 51 (45.54%) UX Designer
3 32 (28.57%) Developer
4 15 (13.39%) Senior Designer
5 14 (12.50%) UI Designer
6 12 (10.71%) Senior UX Designer
7 8 (7.14%) Architect
7 8 (7.14%) Consultant
7 8 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.25%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.36%) User Experience Consultant
9 6 (5.36%) Interface Designer
10 5 (4.46%) User Experience Architect
10 5 (4.46%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (3.57%) UX Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.68%) C# Developer
12 3 (2.68%) Photoshop Designer
12 3 (2.68%) Senior Photoshop Designer
12 3 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (56.25%) HTML
2 62 (55.36%) CSS
3 27 (24.11%) HTML5
4 26 (23.21%) jQuery
5 18 (16.07%) CSS3
6 13 (11.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (10.71%) XML
8 10 (8.93%) Web Services
9 9 (8.04%) .NET
9 9 (8.04%) AngularJS
10 8 (7.14%) Ajax
11 7 (6.25%) Flash
12 6 (5.36%) Sass
12 6 (5.36%) XHTML
12 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET
13 5 (4.46%) JSON
13 5 (4.46%) Play Framework
13 5 (4.46%) REST
14 4 (3.57%) RESTful
14 4 (3.57%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 112 (100.00%) User Experience
2 18 (16.07%) Mobile App
3 9 (8.04%) W3C
4 6 (5.36%) Graphic Design
5 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.57%) Market Risk
6 4 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.57%) Human Factors
7 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.79%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.79%) Psychology
8 2 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.89%) BBC
9 1 (0.89%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.89%) New Media
9 1 (0.89%) RIA
9 1 (0.89%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.82%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.25%) Android
3 2 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.43%) Information Architecture
3 15 (13.39%) Responsive Web Design
4 14 (12.50%) Web Development
5 13 (11.61%) Usability Testing
6 12 (10.71%) Content Management
7 11 (9.82%) User Stories
8 10 (8.93%) Scrum
9 8 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.14%) TDD
10 7 (6.25%) Project Management
10 7 (6.25%) Analytics
10 7 (6.25%) BDD
11 5 (4.46%) Business Analysis
12 4 (3.57%) Multithreading
12 4 (3.57%) Use Case
12 4 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (3.57%) SEO
12 4 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 53 (47.32%) JavaScript
2 9 (8.04%) C#
3 7 (6.25%) Java
4 6 (5.36%) SQL
5 5 (4.46%) Ruby
5 5 (4.46%) Scala
6 4 (3.57%) TypeScript
6 4 (3.57%) PHP
7 3 (2.68%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.68%) C
7 3 (2.68%) C++
7 3 (2.68%) ECMAScript
7 3 (2.68%) Dart
8 2 (1.79%) PHP5
9 1 (0.89%) XPath
9 1 (0.89%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.04%) Degree
2 4 (3.57%) DV Cleared
2 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (16.07%) Adobe
2 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.57%) Oracle
4 2 (1.79%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.79%) HP
4 2 (1.79%) EMC
5 1 (0.89%) SAP
5 1 (0.89%) Twitter
5 1 (0.89%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.89%) hybris
5 1 (0.89%) Tealeaf
5 1 (0.89%) iRise
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