The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 23 June 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 385 387 400
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13  
Contract jobs citing UX Design 37 40 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.18% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 16
Median daily rate £456 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.35% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £499 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £360 £370
% change year-on-year +16.66% -2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17919 18449 19236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.65% 85.29% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12848 13494 13624
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 158 261
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £43.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

UX Design
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing UX Design as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for UX Design in London

UX Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UX Design in London

UX Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UX Design in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UX Design in London

UX Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UX Design in London

UX Design
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UX Design within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London -2 3 £450 -2.70%
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
UX Design
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 London region with a requirement for UX Design.

1 57 (100.00%) User Experience
2 30 (52.63%) Wireframes
3 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (31.58%) CSS
5 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
5 16 (28.07%) CSS3
6 11 (19.30%) HTML
7 10 (17.54%) Scrum
7 10 (17.54%) TDD
7 10 (17.54%) Node.js
7 10 (17.54%) Front End Development
7 10 (17.54%) Service Design
8 9 (15.79%) React
8 9 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (15.79%) Sass
9 8 (14.04%) Mobile App
9 8 (14.04%) Apache Cordova
9 8 (14.04%) Grunt
9 8 (14.04%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (14.04%) D3.js
9 8 (14.04%) QUnit
9 8 (14.04%) Jasmine
9 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
9 8 (14.04%) Mocha
9 8 (14.04%) Axure RP
9 8 (14.04%) Banking
9 8 (14.04%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (14.04%) OO
9 8 (14.04%) Redux
9 8 (14.04%) Chai

UX Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Marvel
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) InVision
2 3 (5.26%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (5.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.75%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (1.75%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Axure RP
1 8 (14.04%) Grunt
1 8 (14.04%) gulp
1 8 (14.04%) Jasmine
1 8 (14.04%) Mocha
1 8 (14.04%) QUnit
1 8 (14.04%) webpack
2 2 (3.51%) Subversion
2 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) PhantomJS
General
1 8 (14.04%) Banking
2 7 (12.28%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.75%) Danish Language
4 1 (1.75%) Front Office
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Designer
2 23 (40.35%) UX Designer
3 14 (24.56%) Developer
4 8 (14.04%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (14.04%) UI Designer
4 8 (14.04%) UI/UX Designer
5 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 6 (10.53%) UI Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (8.77%) Senior UI Developer
8 4 (7.02%) UX Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 3 (5.26%) User Experience Researcher
9 3 (5.26%) Web Designer
10 2 (3.51%) Access Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Architect
10 2 (3.51%) Digital Designer
10 2 (3.51%) Product Manager
10 2 (3.51%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) CSS
2 16 (28.07%) CSS3
3 11 (19.30%) HTML
4 10 (17.54%) Node.js
5 9 (15.79%) React
5 9 (15.79%) Sass
6 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
6 8 (14.04%) Apache Cordova
6 8 (14.04%) Chai
6 8 (14.04%) D3.js
6 8 (14.04%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (14.04%) lodash
6 8 (14.04%) React Native
6 8 (14.04%) Redux
7 7 (12.28%) HTML5
8 4 (7.02%) RxJS
9 2 (3.51%) .NET
9 2 (3.51%) Mason
10 1 (1.75%) JSON
10 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (100.00%) User Experience
2 9 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (14.04%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.51%) Social Media
5 1 (1.75%) Fintech
5 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.75%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Wireframes
2 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.54%) Front End Development
3 10 (17.54%) Scrum
3 10 (17.54%) Service Design
3 10 (17.54%) TDD
4 8 (14.04%) Isomorphic Development
4 8 (14.04%) Isomorphic JavaScript
4 8 (14.04%) OO
5 7 (12.28%) Prototyping
5 7 (12.28%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (10.53%) Web Design
7 5 (8.77%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 5 (8.77%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
8 4 (7.02%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (7.02%) Fund Management
8 4 (7.02%) Mobile First
8 4 (7.02%) Visualisation
8 4 (7.02%) Web Development
9 3 (5.26%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.04%) ES6
3 4 (7.02%) GraphQL
4 1 (1.75%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.75%) QA
1 1 (1.75%) WCAG
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (10.53%) Adobe
2 6 (10.53%) Google
3 5 (8.77%) Apple