Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for UX Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UX Design over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

User Experience (UX) Design
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 232 254
Rank change year-on-year -5 +22 +15
Contract jobs citing UX Design 11 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 17
City of London median daily rate £400 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -5.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £325 £370 £304
90th Percentile £441 £545 £538
Central London median daily rate £425 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% +20.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

UX Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6308 5856 7591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.36% 87.43% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5014 4674 6040
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £317 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.58 £10.91
90th Percentile £32.07 £53.54 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% -9.52% +16.67%

UX Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing UX Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for UX Design in the City of London

UX Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UX Design in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for UX Design in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for UX Design.

1 11 (100.00%) User Experience
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Photoshop
3 8 (72.73%) Adobe
3 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 8 (72.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (72.73%) Web Design
3 8 (72.73%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (72.73%) Mobile App
3 8 (72.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (72.73%) Typography
3 8 (72.73%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 3 (27.27%) Usability Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Wireframes
5 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring

UX Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 8 (72.73%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (72.73%) Photoshop
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Designer
2 5 (45.45%) Visual Designer
3 4 (36.36%) Digital Designer
4 3 (27.27%) Junior
5 2 (18.18%) UI Designer
5 2 (18.18%) UI/UX Designer
5 2 (18.18%) UX Designer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Designer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Visual Designer
6 1 (9.09%) User Experience Researcher
6 1 (9.09%) User Researcher
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (72.73%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 8 (72.73%) Responsive Web Design
2 8 (72.73%) Typography
2 8 (72.73%) Web Design
3 3 (27.27%) Usability Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Wireframes
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Adobe