Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a User Experience Architect was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 805 822 774
Rank change year-on-year +17 -48 -21
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 52 51 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.052% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.055% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 41 70
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £338 £325 £325
90th Percentile £519 £550 £526
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £20.91
UK median hourly rate - - £20.91

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

User Experience Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured User Experience Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -27 27 £450 -5.26% 1
North of England - 9 £463 - 1
Midlands +28 8 £378 -16.11%
East Midlands - 8 £378 -
Yorkshire - 5 £413 - 1
South East +7 4 £375 -
North West - 4 £500 -
South West -5 3 £475 +22.58%
East of England -19 1 £425 +13.33% 1
User Experience Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 52 (100.00%) User Experience
2 34 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (55.77%) HTML
3 29 (55.77%) CSS
3 29 (55.77%) Wireframes
4 27 (51.92%) Axure RP
5 22 (42.31%) Prototyping
6 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 16 (30.77%) Scrum
8 14 (26.92%) Retail
9 13 (25.00%) Degree
10 12 (23.08%) Project Management
10 12 (23.08%) Apple iOS
11 11 (21.15%) Ajax
12 10 (19.23%) CSS3
12 10 (19.23%) HTML5
13 9 (17.31%) Information Architecture
13 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
13 9 (17.31%) Adobe
14 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (15.38%) Product Management
14 8 (15.38%) Android
14 8 (15.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 8 (15.38%) OmniGraffle
15 7 (13.46%) Psychology
15 7 (13.46%) MS Visio
15 7 (13.46%) Web Design
15 7 (13.46%) Finance
15 7 (13.46%) Usability Testing
16 6 (11.54%) Web Development

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 (1.92%) CMS
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) OmniGraffle
2 7 (13.46%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (5.77%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.92%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) npm
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 27 (51.92%) Axure RP
2 8 (15.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (11.54%) gulp
4 5 (9.62%) Bower
4 5 (9.62%) Grunt
4 5 (9.62%) Jasmine
4 5 (9.62%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (9.62%) Protractor
4 5 (9.62%) Selenium
4 5 (9.62%) WebDriver
4 5 (9.62%) webpack
5 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (26.92%) Retail
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 5 (9.62%) Marketing
4 3 (5.77%) Games
5 1 (1.92%) Automotive
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) iGaming
5 1 (1.92%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (55.77%) CSS
1 29 (55.77%) HTML
2 11 (21.15%) Ajax
3 10 (19.23%) CSS3
3 10 (19.23%) HTML5
4 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 5 (9.62%) Angular 2
5 5 (9.62%) LESS
5 5 (9.62%) Sass
6 4 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (5.77%) Java EE
7 3 (5.77%) JSF
7 3 (5.77%) JSON
7 3 (5.77%) JSP
7 3 (5.77%) REST
7 3 (5.77%) Servlets
7 3 (5.77%) Web Services
8 1 (1.92%) .NET
8 1 (1.92%) Node.js
8 1 (1.92%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 52 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.62%) Blog
3 5 (9.62%) RIA
4 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.85%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.92%) Fintech
6 1 (1.92%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 8 (15.38%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (55.77%) Wireframes
3 22 (42.31%) Prototyping
4 16 (30.77%) Scrum
5 12 (23.08%) Project Management
6 9 (17.31%) Information Architecture
6 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
7 8 (15.38%) Product Management
8 7 (13.46%) Psychology
8 7 (13.46%) Usability Testing
8 7 (13.46%) Web Design
9 6 (11.54%) Analytics
9 6 (11.54%) Web Development
10 5 (9.62%) Cognitive Psychology
10 5 (9.62%) Conceptual Models
10 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
10 5 (9.62%) Human Factors
10 5 (9.62%) Industrial Design
10 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
10 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.54%) TypeScript
3 3 (5.77%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Adobe
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Apple