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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 587 587 547
Rank change year-on-year
0 -40
Contract jobs citing UX Design 54 51 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.094% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 61
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £344 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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
43989 42942 40972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.91% 79.23% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29145 27166 25895
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1025 1234 1230
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 May 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 25 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 May 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 -6 54 £400 - 26
London +5 34 £400 - 14
Cambridgeshire +13 7 £360 -4.00% 3
East of England +11 7 £360 -4.00% 3
City of London +41 5 £406 +4.83% 1
Cambridge +8 5 £360 -4.00% 3
North West -7 5 £550 +83.33% 3
Manchester -3 4 - - 2
Yorkshire +2 3 £445 +48.33% 1
West Yorkshire -2 2 £500 - 1
Leeds -5 2 £500 - 1
West Midlands -6 2 £350 +7.69% 3
East Midlands +13 1 £350 -
South East -14 1 - - 2
South West - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £350 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £390 -
Leicestershire - 1 £350 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £350 -
Telford - 1 - -

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 116 (100.00%) User Experience
2 68 (58.62%) Wireframes
3 40 (34.48%) HTML
4 37 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (30.17%) Photoshop
6 32 (27.59%) Adobe Illustrator
7 31 (26.72%) CSS
8 28 (24.14%) Finance
9 26 (22.41%) Adobe
9 26 (22.41%) JavaScript
10 23 (19.83%) Front End Development
11 20 (17.24%) Project Management
11 20 (17.24%) Banking
11 20 (17.24%) HTML5
11 20 (17.24%) Mobile App
12 19 (16.38%) Axure RP
12 19 (16.38%) E-Commerce
13 18 (15.52%) Responsive Web Design
14 17 (14.66%) CSS3
15 15 (12.93%) jQuery
16 14 (12.07%) Usability Testing
16 14 (12.07%) Use Case
16 14 (12.07%) Java
16 14 (12.07%) Retail
16 14 (12.07%) Web Design
17 13 (11.21%) Games
17 13 (11.21%) Ajax
17 13 (11.21%) User Stories
18 12 (10.34%) Investment Banking
18 12 (10.34%) Workflow

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 11 (9.48%) Node.js
2 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.86%) CMS
3 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (30.17%) Photoshop
2 32 (27.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (10.34%) Fireworks
4 9 (7.76%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (6.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.86%) MS Office
7 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.90%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.86%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.86%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.86%) IaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Office 365
2 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) DHCP
2 1 (0.86%) DNS
2 1 (0.86%) Network Security
2 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.86%) DTS
2 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (16.38%) Axure RP
2 10 (8.62%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.90%) IntelliJ
3 8 (6.90%) Mercurial
3 8 (6.90%) WebStorm
4 6 (5.17%) Selenium
5 4 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (3.45%) Grunt
5 4 (3.45%) gulp
6 3 (2.59%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.59%) PhantomJS
7 2 (1.72%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.72%) Moq
7 2 (1.72%) NCrunch
7 2 (1.72%) NUnit
7 2 (1.72%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.72%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.86%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.86%) Maven
8 1 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 28 (24.14%) Finance
2 20 (17.24%) Banking
3 14 (12.07%) Retail
4 13 (11.21%) Games
5 12 (10.34%) Investment Banking
6 10 (8.62%) Electronics
7 7 (6.03%) Back Office
8 4 (3.45%) Front Office
8 4 (3.45%) Marketing
9 3 (2.59%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.86%) Advertising
11 1 (0.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 68 (58.62%) Designer
2 61 (52.59%) UX Designer
3 27 (23.28%) Developer
4 14 (12.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (8.62%) UI Designer
6 9 (7.76%) Senior Designer
7 8 (6.90%) Photoshop Designer
7 8 (6.90%) UI/UX Designer
8 7 (6.03%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Senior UX Designer
10 5 (4.31%) Consultant
10 5 (4.31%) User Experience Consultant
10 5 (4.31%) Web Designer
11 4 (3.45%) Analyst
11 4 (3.45%) Architect
11 4 (3.45%) Mobile Designer
11 4 (3.45%) Mobile UX Designer
11 4 (3.45%) UI Developer
11 4 (3.45%) User Researcher
12 3 (2.59%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (34.48%) HTML
2 31 (26.72%) CSS
3 20 (17.24%) HTML5
4 17 (14.66%) CSS3
5 15 (12.93%) jQuery
6 13 (11.21%) Ajax
7 11 (9.48%) REST
7 11 (9.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (8.62%) PhoneGap
9 9 (7.76%) Flash
10 6 (5.17%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.45%) .NET
11 4 (3.45%) React
11 4 (3.45%) Sass
12 3 (2.59%) WPF
13 2 (1.72%) Web Services
14 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
14 1 (0.86%) J2EE
14 1 (0.86%) WinForms
14 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 116 (100.00%) User Experience
2 20 (17.24%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.62%) Graphic Design
4 9 (7.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (6.03%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.59%) Online Banking
6 3 (2.59%) Psychology
7 2 (1.72%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.72%) Equities
7 2 (1.72%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.86%) AS400
8 1 (0.86%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.86%) FMCG
8 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.86%) PMI
8 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.86%) Social Media
8 1 (0.86%) Statistics
8 1 (0.86%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.48%) Android
2 10 (8.62%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.72%) Windows
4 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (58.62%) Wireframes
2 37 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.83%) Front End Development
4 20 (17.24%) Project Management
5 19 (16.38%) E-Commerce
6 18 (15.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (12.07%) Usability Testing
7 14 (12.07%) Use Case
7 14 (12.07%) Web Design
8 13 (11.21%) User Stories
9 12 (10.34%) Workflow
10 11 (9.48%) Information Architecture
11 9 (7.76%) Ethnography
12 8 (6.90%) CRM
12 8 (6.90%) TDD
13 7 (6.03%) Android Development
13 7 (6.03%) Business Analysis
13 7 (6.03%) Unit Testing
14 6 (5.17%) iOS Development
14 6 (5.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.41%) JavaScript
2 14 (12.07%) Java
3 8 (6.90%) Dart
3 8 (6.90%) ECMAScript
3 8 (6.90%) TypeScript
4 5 (4.31%) C#
5 3 (2.59%) SQL
6 2 (1.72%) PHP
6 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.72%) XAML
7 1 (0.86%) Python
7 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (5.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.86%) GxP
2 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.59%) Puppet
2 1 (0.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (22.41%) Adobe
2 5 (4.31%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.72%) DevExpress
3 2 (1.72%) SAP
4 1 (0.86%) Apple
4 1 (0.86%) IT2
4 1 (0.86%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.86%) Omniture
4 1 (0.86%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.86%) Sun
4 1 (0.86%) VMware
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