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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Experience Designer
UK
Rank 287 344 357
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +13
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 345 322 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.62% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.65% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 240 181
Median daily rate £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.37
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
42991 49435 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28051 31832 30735
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1560 1650 1930
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +62 335 £400 -3.03% 80
London -8 167 £400 -3.03% 31
South East +55 68 £363 -3.33% 5
Berkshire +35 29 £350 -6.66% 1
South West +27 22 £450 +16.12% 13
North East -24 21 £400 -20.00%
Tyne and Wear -16 19 £400 -20.79%
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 19 £400 -21.56%
City of London -42 19 £425 +6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 18 £350 -12.50%
Yorkshire +17 16 £355 -25.26% 10
West Midlands +3 13 £500 +81.81% 5
East of England +15 12 £431 +32.69% 6
East Midlands +13 12 £493 - 3
Devon - 12 £475 - 1
West Yorkshire +21 11 £353 -25.78% 7
Milton Keynes +14 10 £350 -12.50%
Leeds +9 10 £350 -26.31% 5
West Sussex +3 10 £508 +56.30% 1
Bracknell - 9 £330 -
Plymouth - 8 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 8 £513 -
Nottingham - 7 £515 -
Birmingham - 7 £500 - 2
Worthing - 6 £508 - 1
North West +20 5 £480 +47.69% 7
Surrey +9 5 £450 +20.00% 2
South Yorkshire +7 5 £500 - 1
Bristol +6 5 £388 - 4
Sheffield +3 5 £500 - 1

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 751 (100.00%) User Experience
2 379 (50.47%) Wireframes
3 349 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
4 313 (41.68%) HTML
5 295 (39.28%) CSS
6 277 (36.88%) Prototyping
7 153 (20.37%) Mobile App
8 146 (19.44%) Axure RP
9 132 (17.58%) Rapid Prototyping
10 111 (14.78%) Adobe
11 107 (14.25%) Finance
12 103 (13.72%) Photoshop
13 94 (12.52%) JavaScript
14 91 (12.12%) E-Commerce
15 80 (10.65%) Service Design
16 78 (10.39%) Banking
17 74 (9.85%) Degree
18 73 (9.72%) Web Design
19 63 (8.39%) HTML5
20 61 (8.12%) Information Architecture
21 59 (7.86%) Usability Testing
21 59 (7.86%) Front End Development
22 56 (7.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
22 56 (7.46%) Adobe Illustrator
23 54 (7.19%) Scrum
24 52 (6.92%) Analytics
25 51 (6.79%) OmniGraffle
26 50 (6.66%) Visualisation
27 47 (6.26%) CSS3
27 47 (6.26%) Responsive Web Design

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 17 (2.26%) CMS
2 8 (1.07%) Marvel
3 4 (0.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.13%) Drupal
5 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 103 (13.72%) Photoshop
2 56 (7.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 56 (7.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 51 (6.79%) OmniGraffle
4 31 (4.13%) InVision
5 12 (1.60%) Fireworks
6 10 (1.33%) Flinto
7 9 (1.20%) MS Visio
8 8 (1.07%) InDesign
8 8 (1.07%) MS Office
8 8 (1.07%) UXPin
9 5 (0.67%) MS Excel
10 3 (0.40%) Pixate
11 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.40%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.40%) Google Analytics
2 10 (1.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.40%) GitHub
5 3 (0.40%) SaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.99%) Internet
2 5 (0.67%) Network Security
3 4 (0.53%) Intranet
3 4 (0.53%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.07%) Big Data
2 4 (0.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.40%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.27%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 146 (19.44%) Axure RP
2 26 (3.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 11 (1.46%) Dreamweaver
4 9 (1.20%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.80%) JIRA
6 4 (0.53%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.53%) NCrunch
6 4 (0.53%) NUnit
6 4 (0.53%) ReSharper
6 4 (0.53%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 107 (14.25%) Finance
2 78 (10.39%) Banking
3 41 (5.46%) Retail
4 35 (4.66%) Marketing
5 22 (2.93%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.40%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.33%) Publishing
8 7 (0.93%) Front Office
9 5 (0.67%) Games
10 4 (0.53%) Advertising
10 4 (0.53%) Electronics
10 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.27%) Back Office
11 2 (0.27%) German Language
11 2 (0.27%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (41.68%) HTML
2 295 (39.28%) CSS
3 63 (8.39%) HTML5
4 47 (6.26%) CSS3
5 40 (5.33%) jQuery
6 13 (1.73%) Sass
7 11 (1.46%) .NET
8 10 (1.33%) AngularJS
9 9 (1.20%) Material Design
9 9 (1.20%) WPF
10 7 (0.93%) Flash
11 5 (0.67%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.67%) Framer.js
11 5 (0.67%) LESS
12 4 (0.53%) Ajax
12 4 (0.53%) D3.js
12 4 (0.53%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 3 (0.40%) JSON
13 3 (0.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (0.27%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 751 (100.00%) User Experience
2 153 (20.37%) Mobile App
3 45 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.26%) Fintech
4 17 (2.26%) Social Media
5 14 (1.86%) iPhone
6 11 (1.46%) iPad
7 10 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
8 9 (1.20%) W3C
9 7 (0.93%) Graphic Design
10 6 (0.80%) Taxonomies
11 5 (0.67%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.67%) Video on Demand
12 4 (0.53%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.40%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (0.40%) Equities
14 2 (0.27%) Animation
14 2 (0.27%) Interactive TV
14 2 (0.27%) Internet of Things
14 2 (0.27%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 46 (6.13%) Apple iOS
2 41 (5.46%) Android
3 4 (0.53%) Windows
4 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (50.47%) Wireframes
2 349 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (36.88%) Prototyping
4 132 (17.58%) Rapid Prototyping
5 91 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 80 (10.65%) Service Design
7 73 (9.72%) Web Design
8 61 (8.12%) Information Architecture
9 59 (7.86%) Front End Development
9 59 (7.86%) Usability Testing
10 54 (7.19%) Scrum
11 52 (6.92%) Analytics
12 50 (6.66%) Visualisation
13 47 (6.26%) Responsive Web Design
13 47 (6.26%) Typography
14 46 (6.13%) Data Visualisation
15 35 (4.66%) UX Design
16 34 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
17 30 (3.99%) Customer Insight
17 30 (3.99%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (12.52%) JavaScript
2 12 (1.60%) Java
3 5 (0.67%) C#
4 4 (0.53%) XAML
5 3 (0.40%) SQL
6 2 (0.27%) PHP
7 1 (0.13%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (9.85%) Degree
2 13 (1.73%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.27%) MBA
5 2 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.46%) QA
2 6 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.67%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.40%) Kibana
Vendors
1 111 (14.78%) Adobe
2 18 (2.40%) Google
2 18 (2.40%) Microsoft
3 10 (1.33%) ClickTale
3 10 (1.33%) EXTOL
4 8 (1.07%) Omniture
5 7 (0.93%) Optimizely
6 5 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (0.67%) SAP
7 4 (0.53%) DevExpress
7 4 (0.53%) IBM
7 4 (0.53%) Infragistics
7 4 (0.53%) Telerik
8 3 (0.40%) Apple
9 1 (0.13%) Facebook
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