The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had UX Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience Designer
Rank 345 369 339
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -30
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 350 323 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.57% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.60% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 214 222
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £90.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured UX Designer in the job title.

UX Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UX Designer
Daily Rate Trend

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

UX Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UX Designer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

UX Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UX Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

UX Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UX Designer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +5 327 £400 +6.66% 98
London +59 194 £419 +10.92% 56
South East -11 36 £375 +7.14% 11
City of London +44 31 £425 +12.58% 21
Scotland +13 21 £390 +11.42% 2
East of England +30 20 £375 -9.09% 3
Yorkshire +1 19 £400 +17.64% 6
West Midlands -26 18 £388 -12.92% 4
North West -11 17 £363 +9.02% 10
West Yorkshire 0 16 £375 +10.29% 6
South West +4 14 £450 +16.12% 3
Leeds -1 13 £388 +13.97% 5
Edinburgh -2 11 £405 +15.71% 1
Berkshire -8 10 £375 +11.11% 3
Hampshire +10 9 £438 +25.00% 2
Birmingham -9 9 £325 -27.37% 2
Devon +19 8 £450 +12.50%
Manchester -16 8 £388 +19.23% 5
Plymouth - 8 £450 -
Glasgow +12 6 £338 +10.20% 1
Bristol +5 6 £400 +28.00% 3
Cheshire +5 6 £338 -15.62% 3
Bedfordshire - 6 £413 - 1
Cambridgeshire +18 5 £375 +87.50%
Buckinghamshire +13 5 £388 +40.90% 1
Essex +8 5 £313 -26.47% 1
Kent - 5 £300 -
Cambridge +17 4 £375 +87.50%
East Midlands -5 4 £450 +25.87% 4
Coventry -9 4 £425 +21.42%

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, UX Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 747 (100.00%) User Experience
2 377 (50.47%) Wireframes
3 330 (44.18%) Agile Software Development
4 274 (36.68%) HTML
5 256 (34.27%) CSS
6 224 (29.99%) Prototyping
7 157 (21.02%) Axure RP
8 142 (19.01%) Adobe
9 129 (17.27%) Mobile App
10 123 (16.47%) JavaScript
11 101 (13.52%) Finance
12 100 (13.39%) Photoshop
13 99 (13.25%) E-Commerce
14 89 (11.91%) OmniGraffle
15 82 (10.98%) Information Architecture
16 80 (10.71%) HTML5
17 78 (10.44%) Rapid Prototyping
18 75 (10.04%) Front End Development
19 74 (9.91%) Apple iOS
19 74 (9.91%) Android
19 74 (9.91%) Degree
19 74 (9.91%) Web Design
20 73 (9.77%) Responsive Web Design
21 70 (9.37%) Adobe Illustrator
22 66 (8.84%) Banking
23 58 (7.76%) UX Design
24 57 (7.63%) Usability Testing
25 56 (7.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
26 53 (7.10%) CSS3
27 52 (6.96%) Retail

UX Designer Skill Set
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 13 (1.74%) CMS
2 9 (1.20%) Marvel
3 8 (1.07%) ArcGIS
4 4 (0.54%) WordPress
5 3 (0.40%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.13%) Confluence
6 1 (0.13%) Drupal
6 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.13%) Joomla!
Applications
1 100 (13.39%) Photoshop
2 89 (11.91%) OmniGraffle
3 70 (9.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 56 (7.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 50 (6.69%) InVision
6 18 (2.41%) MS Visio
7 15 (2.01%) MS Excel
8 13 (1.74%) InDesign
9 8 (1.07%) MS Office
10 6 (0.80%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.67%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.40%) Pixate
13 2 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.27%) Flinto
13 2 (0.27%) GIMP
13 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
14 1 (0.13%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.13%) Pixelapse
14 1 (0.13%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 8 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.41%) Google Analytics
2 9 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 9 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.54%) SaaS
4 3 (0.40%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.01%) Internet
2 8 (1.07%) Network Security
3 4 (0.54%) Intranet
4 1 (0.13%) AMQP
4 1 (0.13%) Broadband
4 1 (0.13%) Extranet
4 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.07%) GIS
2 2 (0.27%) Big Data
2 2 (0.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.13%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.13%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.13%) OrientDB
3 1 (0.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 157 (21.02%) Axure RP
2 20 (2.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (0.94%) JIRA
4 6 (0.80%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (0.40%) Subversion
6 2 (0.27%) Xcode
7 1 (0.13%) Ant
7 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.13%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.13%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.13%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.13%) Maven
7 1 (0.13%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.13%) Mocha
7 1 (0.13%) Mockito
7 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
General
1 101 (13.52%) Finance
2 66 (8.84%) Banking
3 52 (6.96%) Retail
4 25 (3.35%) Marketing
5 13 (1.74%) Publishing
5 13 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.20%) Games
7 8 (1.07%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.07%) Legal
8 7 (0.94%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.80%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.67%) Back Office
11 4 (0.54%) Advertising
12 2 (0.27%) Electronics
12 2 (0.27%) Law
12 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Front Office
13 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (36.68%) HTML
2 256 (34.27%) CSS
3 80 (10.71%) HTML5
4 53 (7.10%) CSS3
5 38 (5.09%) jQuery
6 15 (2.01%) AngularJS
7 10 (1.34%) D3.js
8 9 (1.20%) Flash
9 8 (1.07%) CGI
9 8 (1.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (1.07%) Web Services
10 6 (0.80%) Node.js
11 5 (0.67%) XML
12 4 (0.54%) .NET
12 4 (0.54%) Ajax
12 4 (0.54%) Backbone.js
12 4 (0.54%) Framer.js
12 4 (0.54%) React
12 4 (0.54%) Sass
13 3 (0.40%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 747 (100.00%) User Experience
2 129 (17.27%) Mobile App
3 32 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (2.95%) Graphic Design
5 16 (2.14%) Visualisation
6 14 (1.87%) Digital Media
7 13 (1.74%) Taxonomies
8 11 (1.47%) Animation
8 11 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.47%) W3C
9 10 (1.34%) Online Banking
10 7 (0.94%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (0.94%) Psychology
11 5 (0.67%) Interactive TV
11 5 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.67%) Social Network
12 4 (0.54%) Copywriting
12 4 (0.54%) New Media
12 4 (0.54%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 74 (9.91%) Android
1 74 (9.91%) Apple iOS
2 19 (2.54%) Windows
3 8 (1.07%) Windows 10
4 5 (0.67%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.13%) Linux
5 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (50.47%) Wireframes
2 330 (44.18%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (29.99%) Prototyping
4 99 (13.25%) E-Commerce
5 82 (10.98%) Information Architecture
6 78 (10.44%) Rapid Prototyping
7 75 (10.04%) Front End Development
8 74 (9.91%) Web Design
9 73 (9.77%) Responsive Web Design
10 58 (7.76%) UX Design
11 57 (7.63%) Usability Testing
12 52 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 43 (5.76%) Analytics
14 37 (4.95%) Scrum
15 30 (4.02%) CRM
16 27 (3.61%) Competitor Analysis
16 27 (3.61%) User Stories
17 25 (3.35%) Customer Insight
17 25 (3.35%) Project Management
17 25 (3.35%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 123 (16.47%) JavaScript
2 13 (1.74%) Java
3 11 (1.47%) PHP
4 2 (0.27%) Apple Swift
4 2 (0.27%) Objective-C
4 2 (0.27%) Ruby
4 2 (0.27%) SQL
5 1 (0.13%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.13%) C
5 1 (0.13%) C#
5 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 74 (9.91%) Degree
2 18 (2.41%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (0.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.13%) CISSP
6 1 (0.13%) CLAS
6 1 (0.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.01%) QA
2 9 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.54%) WCAG
4 2 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 142 (19.01%) Adobe
2 18 (2.41%) Google
2 18 (2.41%) Microsoft
3 10 (1.34%) Tableau
4 3 (0.40%) Apple
4 3 (0.40%) SAP
4 3 (0.40%) Twitter
5 2 (0.27%) BT
5 2 (0.27%) ClickTale
5 2 (0.27%) Facebook
5 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.13%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.13%) EXTOL
6 1 (0.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.13%) Sitecore
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