The table below looks at the statistics for UX Design skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UX Design over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 594 593 513
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -80
Contract jobs citing UX Design 67 49 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.086% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.11% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 24 69
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £526 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
44695 45488 42364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 79.85% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 29430 26290
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

UX Design
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing UX Design as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UX Design within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 67 £400 +6.66% 20
London +11 37 £400 -5.21% 7
East of England +20 10 £388 +13.97% 2
Cambridgeshire +15 9 £375 +10.29%
South East +1 7 £500 +11.11% 4
West Midlands -22 7 £413 +26.92% 6
Cambridge +11 5 £375 +10.29%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £450 - 1
City of London +44 3 £475 +72.72% 1
North West +8 3 £425 +30.76% 1
Manchester -10 3 £425 +30.76%
Birmingham - 3 £350 - 2
Coventry - 3 £425 - 1
Hampshire +2 2 £500 +42.85%
South West -2 2 - -
Stockport -13 2 £438 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £400 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £413 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £413 - 1
Essex - 1 £400 -

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing UX Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for UX Design.

1 127 (100.00%) User Experience
2 64 (50.39%) Wireframes
3 44 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (33.86%) HTML
5 40 (31.50%) CSS
6 37 (29.13%) JavaScript
7 29 (22.83%) Photoshop
7 29 (22.83%) Adobe
7 29 (22.83%) Finance
7 29 (22.83%) Mobile App
8 28 (22.05%) Adobe Illustrator
9 27 (21.26%) HTML5
10 26 (20.47%) Front End Development
11 25 (19.69%) Prototyping
11 25 (19.69%) E-Commerce
12 23 (18.11%) Java
13 22 (17.32%) jQuery
14 21 (16.54%) Banking
15 20 (15.75%) Axure RP
15 20 (15.75%) CSS3
16 19 (14.96%) Responsive Web Design
17 17 (13.39%) REST
18 16 (12.60%) OmniGraffle
18 16 (12.60%) Graphic Design
19 15 (11.81%) Git (software)
20 14 (11.02%) Android
20 14 (11.02%) Ajax
21 13 (10.24%) Web Development
21 13 (10.24%) Workflow
21 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.94%) Marvel
2 4 (3.15%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (22.83%) Photoshop
2 28 (22.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (12.60%) OmniGraffle
4 13 (10.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (5.51%) InVision
6 4 (3.15%) MS Visio
7 3 (2.36%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
8 1 (0.79%) MS Office
8 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (9.45%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.79%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.51%) Internet
2 5 (3.94%) Network Security
3 2 (1.57%) Broadband
4 1 (0.79%) DHCP
4 1 (0.79%) DNS
4 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (15.75%) Axure RP
2 15 (11.81%) Git (software)
3 12 (9.45%) Mercurial
4 9 (7.09%) Grunt
4 9 (7.09%) gulp
4 9 (7.09%) Jasmine
5 8 (6.30%) IntelliJ
5 8 (6.30%) WebStorm
6 5 (3.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 5 (3.94%) Selenium
7 4 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.15%) JIRA
7 4 (3.15%) Mocha
7 4 (3.15%) PhantomJS
8 2 (1.57%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.79%) Bower
9 1 (0.79%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.79%) Subversion
9 1 (0.79%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (22.83%) Finance
2 21 (16.54%) Banking
3 10 (7.87%) Retail
4 9 (7.09%) Investment Banking
4 9 (7.09%) Marketing
5 7 (5.51%) Games
6 5 (3.94%) Advertising
7 4 (3.15%) Back Office
7 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.36%) Front Office
9 2 (1.57%) Military
9 2 (1.57%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.79%) Electronics
10 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (55.91%) Designer
2 58 (45.67%) UX Designer
3 28 (22.05%) Developer
4 16 (12.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (10.24%) UI Designer
6 12 (9.45%) Digital Designer
7 11 (8.66%) Senior Designer
8 10 (7.87%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (7.09%) Senior UX Designer
10 6 (4.72%) Web Designer
11 5 (3.94%) Digital UX Designer
11 5 (3.94%) UI/UX Designer
11 5 (3.94%) User Experience Manager
11 5 (3.94%) Web UI Designer
12 4 (3.15%) Consultant
12 4 (3.15%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (3.15%) Mobile Designer
12 4 (3.15%) Mobile UX Designer
12 4 (3.15%) Photoshop Designer
12 4 (3.15%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (33.86%) HTML
2 40 (31.50%) CSS
3 27 (21.26%) HTML5
4 22 (17.32%) jQuery
5 20 (15.75%) CSS3
6 17 (13.39%) REST
7 14 (11.02%) Ajax
8 13 (10.24%) Node.js
8 13 (10.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (9.45%) PhoneGap
10 9 (7.09%) Flash
11 5 (3.94%) Sass
12 4 (3.15%) Apache Cordova
12 4 (3.15%) Express
12 4 (3.15%) Polymer
12 4 (3.15%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (3.15%) Spring
12 4 (3.15%) Web Components
13 3 (2.36%) React
13 3 (2.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 127 (100.00%) User Experience
2 29 (22.83%) Mobile App
3 16 (12.60%) Graphic Design
4 7 (5.51%) Online Banking
5 6 (4.72%) Digital Media
5 6 (4.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.94%) Statistics
7 4 (3.15%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.36%) Psychology
9 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.57%) Equities
9 2 (1.57%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.79%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.79%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.79%) New Media
10 1 (0.79%) PMI
10 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.02%) Android
2 13 (10.24%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (50.39%) Wireframes
2 44 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.47%) Front End Development
4 25 (19.69%) E-Commerce
4 25 (19.69%) Prototyping
5 19 (14.96%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (10.24%) Web Development
6 13 (10.24%) Workflow
7 12 (9.45%) Information Architecture
8 11 (8.66%) Project Management
8 11 (8.66%) Unit Testing
9 10 (7.87%) B2C
9 10 (7.87%) Usability Testing
9 10 (7.87%) Use Case
10 9 (7.09%) CRM
10 9 (7.09%) TDD
10 9 (7.09%) Web Design
11 8 (6.30%) Business Analysis
12 7 (5.51%) Android Development
13 6 (4.72%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.13%) JavaScript
2 23 (18.11%) Java
3 8 (6.30%) Dart
3 8 (6.30%) ECMAScript
3 8 (6.30%) TypeScript
4 5 (3.94%) PHP
5 4 (3.15%) ES6
6 3 (2.36%) SQL
7 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.79%) C#
8 1 (0.79%) Python
8 1 (0.79%) Ruby
8 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (7.09%) Degree
2 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.57%) Puppet
2 1 (0.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (22.83%) Adobe
2 5 (3.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.79%) Apple
3 1 (0.79%) IBM
3 1 (0.79%) Omniture
3 1 (0.79%) Rackspace
3 1 (0.79%) VMware
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 days ago