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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 555 527 518
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -9
Contract jobs citing UX Design 70 89 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 59 44
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £313 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 29 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 28 August 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 -29 66 £381 -4.68% 20
London -15 27 £400 - 12
East of England - 18 £350 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 12 £350 -
South East -25 10 £350 +7.69% 2
City of London -12 8 £400 +3.22% 1
Cambridge - 8 £350 -
Welwyn Garden City - 6 - -
Hertfordshire - 6 - - 1
South West -6 5 £500 +25.00%
North West - 5 £363 - 1
Manchester - 5 £363 -
Berkshire -8 4 £350 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £500 -
Surrey -2 3 - -
Staines - 3 - -
Scotland -6 2 £338 -16.66% 2
Edinburgh -14 2 £338 -16.66%
West Sussex -16 2 £275 -12.00%
Stockport - 2 - -
Slough - 2 - -
Crawley -12 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £275 -
Croydon - 1 £500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £400 -
Hampshire - 1 £350 - 1
South Wales - 1 £270 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £270 -

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 121 (100.00%) User Experience
2 69 (57.02%) HTML
3 63 (52.07%) JavaScript
3 63 (52.07%) CSS
4 56 (46.28%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (38.02%) HTML5
6 41 (33.88%) jQuery
7 34 (28.10%) CSS3
8 33 (27.27%) Mobile App
9 32 (26.45%) Responsive Web Design
10 28 (23.14%) Information Architecture
10 28 (23.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 28 (23.14%) Photoshop
11 27 (22.31%) Ajax
11 27 (22.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (21.49%) Git (software)
13 22 (18.18%) Content Management
14 21 (17.36%) Sass
15 19 (15.70%) Web Development
15 19 (15.70%) Java
16 18 (14.88%) REST
17 15 (12.40%) Marketing
17 15 (12.40%) XML
17 15 (12.40%) OO
17 15 (12.40%) CMS
18 14 (11.57%) Scrum
18 14 (11.57%) Web Services
18 14 (11.57%) ECMAScript
18 14 (11.57%) IntelliJ
18 14 (11.57%) Adobe

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (12.40%) CMS
2 14 (11.57%) Node.js
3 10 (8.26%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.83%) WordPress
5 1 (0.83%) Jadu
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (23.14%) Photoshop
1 28 (23.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 14 (11.57%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (4.96%) Fireworks
4 5 (4.13%) MS Excel
5 3 (2.48%) InDesign
6 1 (0.83%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.83%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Tridion
2 3 (2.48%) SAP CRM
2 3 (2.48%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.13%) GitHub
3 2 (1.65%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) Yammer
4 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) Internet
2 5 (4.13%) Intranet
3 4 (3.31%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) Extranet
4 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.83%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.79%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.96%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.65%) Big Data
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.83%) MySQL
6 1 (0.83%) OLAP
6 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.83%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 26 (21.49%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.57%) IntelliJ
2 14 (11.57%) Mercurial
2 14 (11.57%) WebStorm
3 12 (9.92%) JIRA
4 10 (8.26%) Visual Studio
5 9 (7.44%) Grunt
5 9 (7.44%) PhantomJS
5 9 (7.44%) Axure RP
5 9 (7.44%) Jasmine
5 9 (7.44%) gulp
6 5 (4.13%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.13%) Selenium
7 4 (3.31%) Subversion
8 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.65%) ProtoShare
9 1 (0.83%) GitLab
9 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (12.40%) Marketing
2 13 (10.74%) Finance
3 10 (8.26%) Multimedia
4 8 (6.61%) Publishing
5 6 (4.96%) Electronics
6 3 (2.48%) Banking
7 2 (1.65%) Retail
7 2 (1.65%) Automotive
8 1 (0.83%) Front Office
8 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.83%) German Language
8 1 (0.83%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (40.50%) Developer
2 44 (36.36%) Designer
3 33 (27.27%) UX Designer
4 27 (22.31%) Front-End Developer
5 14 (11.57%) Web Developer
6 7 (5.79%) Junior
6 7 (5.79%) Junior Developer
6 7 (5.79%) Junior Web Developer
6 7 (5.79%) Senior Designer
7 6 (4.96%) UI/UX Designer
7 6 (4.96%) UI Designer
8 5 (4.13%) Consultant
8 5 (4.13%) UX Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Senior UX Designer
9 4 (3.31%) Architect
10 3 (2.48%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.48%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.48%) Web Designer
10 3 (2.48%) UI Developer
10 3 (2.48%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (57.02%) HTML
2 63 (52.07%) CSS
3 46 (38.02%) HTML5
4 41 (33.88%) jQuery
5 34 (28.10%) CSS3
6 27 (22.31%) Ajax
6 27 (22.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 21 (17.36%) Sass
8 18 (14.88%) REST
9 15 (12.40%) XML
10 14 (11.57%) Web Services
10 14 (11.57%) AngularJS
10 14 (11.57%) PhoneGap
11 13 (10.74%) .NET
12 11 (9.09%) ASP.NET
13 8 (6.61%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (6.61%) LESS
14 7 (5.79%) JSON
14 7 (5.79%) LAMP
15 5 (4.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 121 (100.00%) User Experience
2 33 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.92%) Graphic Design
4 11 (9.09%) W3C
5 9 (7.44%) Computer Science
6 8 (6.61%) Social Media
6 8 (6.61%) Digital Media
7 4 (3.31%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.48%) Psychology
8 3 (2.48%) Human Factors
8 3 (2.48%) Social Network
9 2 (1.65%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.65%) RIA
9 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.65%) BBC
9 2 (1.65%) Animation
9 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.83%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.13%) Android
1 5 (4.13%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.31%) Windows
3 2 (1.65%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.83%) Linux
4 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (46.28%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.45%) Responsive Web Design
3 28 (23.14%) Information Architecture
4 22 (18.18%) Content Management
5 19 (15.70%) Web Development
6 15 (12.40%) OO
7 14 (11.57%) Scrum
8 13 (10.74%) Use Case
8 13 (10.74%) Project Management
9 12 (9.92%) Web Design
10 11 (9.09%) TDD
10 11 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 9 (7.44%) UML
11 9 (7.44%) Software Engineering
11 9 (7.44%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.44%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (6.61%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (5.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 63 (52.07%) JavaScript
2 19 (15.70%) Java
3 14 (11.57%) ECMAScript
3 14 (11.57%) TypeScript
3 14 (11.57%) Dart
4 9 (7.44%) Ruby
4 9 (7.44%) C#
4 9 (7.44%) PHP
5 8 (6.61%) Scala
6 4 (3.31%) Python
7 3 (2.48%) Perl
8 2 (1.65%) SQL
8 2 (1.65%) XPath
9 1 (0.83%) PHP5
9 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.83%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.83%) C++
9 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (11.57%) Degree
2 7 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.48%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) MCP
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) WCAG
Vendors
1 14 (11.57%) Adobe
2 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.48%) SAP
4 2 (1.65%) Twitter
4 2 (1.65%) Google
5 1 (0.83%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.83%) hybris
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle
5 1 (0.83%) VMware
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