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 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Developer
Rank 555 530 515
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -15
Contract jobs requiring a UX Developer 23 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.055% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.060% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 14
Average daily rate
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£419 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £304 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £231 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
-44.27% +18.57%
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
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 January 2015.

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 January 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 -24 23 £419 +4.68% 7
London +10 16 £435 +8.69%
South East -22 6 £188 -55.88% 3
East Sussex - 3 £188 - 2
City of London +9 1 - -
East of England +5 1 £275 -31.25%
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 3
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 3
New Malden - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
York - - - -
East Kilbride - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Hove - - - - 2
Liverpool - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Torfaen - - - -

UX Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 44 (100.00%) User Experience
2 35 (79.55%) HTML
3 32 (72.73%) CSS
4 29 (65.91%) JavaScript
5 23 (52.27%) HTML5
6 14 (31.82%) jQuery
7 13 (29.55%) CSS3
7 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 11 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
10 7 (15.91%) Axure RP
11 6 (13.64%) MVVM
11 6 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (13.64%) Photoshop
11 6 (13.64%) Scrum
11 6 (13.64%) MVC
12 5 (11.36%) Adobe
12 5 (11.36%) Office 365
12 5 (11.36%) Ajax
12 5 (11.36%) Degree
12 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
13 4 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
13 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (9.09%) Java
13 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
13 4 (9.09%) XML
13 4 (9.09%) Finance
13 4 (9.09%) CMS

UX Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 11 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (9.09%) CMS
3 2 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (4.55%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.27%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.27%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Magento
2 1 (2.27%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Office 365
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Axure RP
2 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.55%) Xcode
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Publishing
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (79.55%) HTML
2 32 (72.73%) CSS
3 23 (52.27%) HTML5
4 14 (31.82%) jQuery
5 13 (29.55%) CSS3
6 6 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (11.36%) Ajax
8 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (9.09%) XML
9 3 (6.82%) JSP
9 3 (6.82%) .NET
9 3 (6.82%) Flash
10 2 (4.55%) XHTML
10 2 (4.55%) Struts
10 2 (4.55%) Web Services
10 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.55%) XSD
10 2 (4.55%) XSLT
11 1 (2.27%) JSF
11 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) W3C
4 2 (4.55%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.27%) Statistics
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.27%) Social Media
5 1 (2.27%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
1 3 (6.82%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 6 (13.64%) MVVM
3 6 (13.64%) Scrum
3 6 (13.64%) MVC
4 4 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (6.82%) Web Design
5 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.82%) Web Development
6 2 (4.55%) Workflow
6 2 (4.55%) 3D Modelling
6 2 (4.55%) Usability Testing
6 2 (4.55%) OOP
6 2 (4.55%) Content Management
6 2 (4.55%) TDD
6 2 (4.55%) CAD
7 1 (2.27%) Migration
7 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.27%) Android Development
7 1 (2.27%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) PHP
4 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Adobe
2 3 (6.82%) Google
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Capita
3 2 (4.55%) Open Text
3 2 (4.55%) RedDot