The table below looks at the statistics for the UX Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UX Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Developer
Rank 591 551 551
Rank change year-on-year
-40 0
Contract jobs requiring a UX Developer 21 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.046% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.050% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 16
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
53013 47882 50809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33166 28928 28619
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2128 2081 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.92 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

UX Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UX Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UX Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UX Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

UX Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UX Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

UX Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UX Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

UX Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UX Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UX Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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 -31 18 £425 +30.76% 8
London +2 14 £450 +38.46% 5
City of London +23 3 £413 -8.22% 1
East of England -24 1 - -
North West - 1 £375 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
South West - 1 £335 - 2
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
York - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Newton Abbot - - - -
South East - - - -

UX Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited UX Developer in their job title 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 with UX Developer in their job title.

1 47 (100.00%) User Experience
2 39 (82.98%) HTML
3 34 (72.34%) CSS
4 31 (65.96%) JavaScript
5 26 (55.32%) HTML5
6 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (29.79%) Ajax
8 12 (25.53%) CSS3
8 12 (25.53%) Backbone.js
9 11 (23.40%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (21.28%) QUnit
10 10 (21.28%) Jasmine
10 10 (21.28%) Smartphone
10 10 (21.28%) JSON
10 10 (21.28%) XML
10 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
11 9 (19.15%) MVC
11 9 (19.15%) Spring MVC
11 9 (19.15%) Spring
11 9 (19.15%) Maven
11 9 (19.15%) REST
11 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
12 8 (17.02%) TDD
12 8 (17.02%) jQuery
13 7 (14.89%) Axure RP
14 6 (12.77%) Scrum
14 6 (12.77%) Photoshop
15 5 (10.64%) Java
16 4 (8.51%) JUnit
16 4 (8.51%) Flash

UX Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited UX Developer in their job title 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 with UX Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.26%) AutoCAD
2 2 (4.26%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Magento
2 1 (2.13%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) QUnit
1 10 (21.28%) Jasmine
2 9 (19.15%) Maven
3 7 (14.89%) Axure RP
4 4 (8.51%) JUnit
4 4 (8.51%) Hudson
4 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.26%) Xcode
6 1 (2.13%) Grunt
6 1 (2.13%) Bower
6 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.51%) Retail
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (82.98%) HTML
2 34 (72.34%) CSS
3 26 (55.32%) HTML5
4 14 (29.79%) Ajax
5 12 (25.53%) CSS3
5 12 (25.53%) Backbone.js
6 11 (23.40%) KnockoutJS
7 10 (21.28%) JSON
7 10 (21.28%) XML
8 9 (19.15%) Spring MVC
8 9 (19.15%) Spring
8 9 (19.15%) REST
9 8 (17.02%) jQuery
10 4 (8.51%) Flash
10 4 (8.51%) Durandal
11 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (2.13%) Sammy.js
12 1 (2.13%) Ember.js
12 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (100.00%) User Experience
2 10 (21.28%) Smartphone
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.26%) Social Media
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Open Source
5 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.13%) Statistics
5 1 (2.13%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Android
1 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
3 9 (19.15%) MVC
3 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
4 8 (17.02%) TDD
5 6 (12.77%) Scrum
6 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.51%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (6.38%) Information Architecture
8 2 (4.26%) Web Design
8 2 (4.26%) Web Development
8 2 (4.26%) Workflow
8 2 (4.26%) CAD
8 2 (4.26%) 3D Modelling
8 2 (4.26%) UX Design
9 1 (2.13%) Microservices
9 1 (2.13%) Low Latency
9 1 (2.13%) Analytics
9 1 (2.13%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.13%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.64%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) R
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
3 1 (2.13%) ActionScript
3 1 (2.13%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Adobe
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Google