The median contractor rate for a User Experience Architect was £431 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

UX Architect
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 602 581
Rank change year-on-year +37 -21  
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 25 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.071% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.074% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 13
Median daily rate £431 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.16% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £353 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £480
% change year-on-year -5.55% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40770 47086 48496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.72% 95.05% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26583 31109 30993
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1252 1361 1876
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

User Experience Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured User Experience Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience Architect in England

User Experience Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Experience Architect in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience Architect in England

User Experience Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience Architect in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience Architect in England

User Experience Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Architect in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience Architect in England

User Experience Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
East Midlands - 10 - -
London -7 8 £450 -5.26%
East of England -1 4 £431 +43.75%
South East - 2 £375 -
Yorkshire - 1 £425 - 1
User Experience Architect
UK

User Experience Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, User Experience Architect 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 across the England region featuring User Experience Architect in the job title.

1 69 (100.00%) User Experience
2 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (49.28%) Wireframes
4 33 (47.83%) Axure RP
5 25 (36.23%) HTML
5 25 (36.23%) CSS
6 23 (33.33%) Project Management
6 23 (33.33%) Degree
7 21 (30.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 20 (28.99%) Psychology
9 16 (23.19%) HTML5
9 16 (23.19%) CSS3
10 15 (21.74%) Information Architecture
10 15 (21.74%) Usability Testing
11 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
12 13 (18.84%) Retail
13 12 (17.39%) MS Visio
13 12 (17.39%) Adobe
13 12 (17.39%) Product Management
14 11 (15.94%) Marketing
15 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
15 10 (14.49%) OmniGraffle
15 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
16 9 (13.04%) Master's Degree
16 9 (13.04%) RIA
16 9 (13.04%) Android
17 8 (11.59%) WebDriver
17 8 (11.59%) Selenium
17 8 (11.59%) Test Automation
17 8 (11.59%) Protractor

User Experience Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Visio
2 10 (14.49%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (7.25%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.90%) Snagit
5 1 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.45%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (1.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Internet
Development Applications
1 33 (47.83%) Axure RP
2 21 (30.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (11.59%) Bower
3 8 (11.59%) Grunt
3 8 (11.59%) gulp
3 8 (11.59%) Jasmine
3 8 (11.59%) Karma Test Runner
3 8 (11.59%) Protractor
3 8 (11.59%) Selenium
3 8 (11.59%) WebDriver
3 8 (11.59%) webpack
4 4 (5.80%) Hudson
General
1 13 (18.84%) Retail
2 11 (15.94%) Marketing
3 5 (7.25%) Finance
4 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.23%) CSS
1 25 (36.23%) HTML
2 16 (23.19%) CSS3
2 16 (23.19%) HTML5
3 8 (11.59%) Angular 2
3 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
3 8 (11.59%) LESS
3 8 (11.59%) Sass
3 8 (11.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (4.35%) Ajax
4 3 (4.35%) Velocity
5 2 (2.90%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 69 (100.00%) User Experience
2 9 (13.04%) RIA
3 3 (4.35%) Blog
4 2 (2.90%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Android
2 7 (10.14%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (49.28%) Wireframes
3 23 (33.33%) Project Management
4 20 (28.99%) Psychology
5 15 (21.74%) Information Architecture
5 15 (21.74%) Usability Testing
6 12 (17.39%) Product Management
7 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
7 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
8 8 (11.59%) Prototyping
8 8 (11.59%) Test Automation
9 7 (10.14%) Human Factors
9 7 (10.14%) Scrum
10 5 (7.25%) SDLC
10 5 (7.25%) Web Development
11 4 (5.80%) Analytics
11 4 (5.80%) Cognitive Psychology
11 4 (5.80%) Conceptual Models
11 4 (5.80%) Industrial Design
11 4 (5.80%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) Degree
2 9 (13.04%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) WCAG
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Adobe
2 2 (2.90%) Apple
2 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.45%) ClickTale