The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 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.

User Experience Designer
England > London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 237 314
Rank change year-on-year -7 +77  
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 200 207 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.96% 0.96% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.00% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 160 95
London median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £279 £313 £263
90th Percentile £554 £525 £480
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
London median hourly rate £24.23 - £90.00
England median hourly rate £24.23 - £90.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19728 20608 22170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.25% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 49226 53698 57849
London median daily rate £500 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.71%  
10th Percentile £306 £283 £263
90th Percentile £650 £640 £631
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 773 758 1434
London median hourly rate £19.82 £17.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -6.57%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.18 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £44.95 £52.17
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured UX Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in London

UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UX Designer in London

UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in London over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UX Designer in London

UX Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UX Designer in London

UX Designer
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 Designer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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 -9 33 £425 - 6
Southwark - 1 £423 -
UX Designer
England

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, UX Designer 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 London region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 370 (100.00%) User Experience
2 219 (59.19%) Wireframes
3 127 (34.32%) Prototyping
4 124 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (33.24%) HTML
6 112 (30.27%) CSS
7 74 (20.00%) Axure RP
8 64 (17.30%) Photoshop
9 61 (16.49%) Adobe
10 52 (14.05%) JavaScript
11 50 (13.51%) InVision
12 48 (12.97%) Finance
13 47 (12.70%) Adobe Illustrator
13 47 (12.70%) E-Commerce
13 47 (12.70%) Visualisation
14 46 (12.43%) HTML5
14 46 (12.43%) Data Visualisation
15 44 (11.89%) Responsive Web Design
16 41 (11.08%) CSS3
17 39 (10.54%) Retail
18 38 (10.27%) Mobile App
19 31 (8.38%) Degree
20 30 (8.11%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
21 29 (7.84%) Rapid Prototyping
21 29 (7.84%) Scrum
22 28 (7.57%) Web Design
22 28 (7.57%) Apple iOS
23 27 (7.30%) Service Design
24 26 (7.03%) Banking
25 25 (6.76%) Usability Testing

UX Designer Skill Set
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 12 (3.24%) CMS
2 8 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.54%) Confluence
3 2 (0.54%) Drupal
3 2 (0.54%) Marvel
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 64 (17.30%) Photoshop
2 50 (13.51%) InVision
3 47 (12.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 24 (6.49%) OmniGraffle
5 20 (5.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (3.51%) UXPin
7 10 (2.70%) MS Visio
8 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (1.35%) Pixate
10 4 (1.08%) InDesign
10 4 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 3 (0.81%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
12 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.27%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Magento
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 6 (1.62%) GitHub
3 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.81%) Google Drive
4 3 (0.81%) Slack
4 3 (0.81%) Trello
5 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.35%) Internet
1 5 (1.35%) Intranet
2 3 (0.81%) Network Security
3 1 (0.27%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.81%) Big Data
1 3 (0.81%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.27%) Power BI
2 1 (0.27%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (0.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 74 (20.00%) Axure RP
2 13 (3.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (2.16%) JIRA
4 7 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.35%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.81%) Hudson
7 2 (0.54%) Subversion
8 1 (0.27%) ProtoShare
8 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 48 (12.97%) Finance
2 39 (10.54%) Retail
3 26 (7.03%) Banking
4 15 (4.05%) Marketing
5 9 (2.43%) Games
6 6 (1.62%) Publishing
7 5 (1.35%) Back Office
8 3 (0.81%) Front Office
8 3 (0.81%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.81%) Legal
8 3 (0.81%) Music Industry
8 3 (0.81%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Danish Language
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) French Language
9 1 (0.27%) German Language
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (33.24%) HTML
2 112 (30.27%) CSS
3 46 (12.43%) HTML5
4 41 (11.08%) CSS3
5 12 (3.24%) AngularJS
6 10 (2.70%) jQuery
7 9 (2.43%) Framer.js
8 7 (1.89%) Flash
9 6 (1.62%) D3.js
9 6 (1.62%) Sass
10 5 (1.35%) .NET
11 3 (0.81%) Ajax
11 3 (0.81%) Ionic Framework
11 3 (0.81%) Material Design
11 3 (0.81%) SVG
12 2 (0.54%) Apache Flex
12 2 (0.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (0.27%) DHTML
13 1 (0.27%) WPF
13 1 (0.27%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 370 (100.00%) User Experience
2 38 (10.27%) Mobile App
3 15 (4.05%) Graphic Design
4 12 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.24%) Fintech
5 9 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.62%) Derivative
6 6 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.62%) Social Media
7 5 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.08%) Animation
9 3 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (0.81%) Equities
9 3 (0.81%) Social Network
9 3 (0.81%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.81%) W3C
10 2 (0.54%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.54%) Vector Graphics
11 1 (0.27%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.57%) Apple iOS
2 24 (6.49%) Android
3 1 (0.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (59.19%) Wireframes
2 127 (34.32%) Prototyping
3 124 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (12.70%) E-Commerce
4 47 (12.70%) Visualisation
5 46 (12.43%) Data Visualisation
6 44 (11.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 30 (8.11%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 29 (7.84%) Rapid Prototyping
8 29 (7.84%) Scrum
9 28 (7.57%) Web Design
10 27 (7.30%) Service Design
11 25 (6.76%) Usability Testing
12 23 (6.22%) Analytics
12 23 (6.22%) UX Design
13 20 (5.41%) Business Development
14 19 (5.14%) Mobile First
15 18 (4.86%) Front End Development
16 14 (3.78%) Information Architecture
16 14 (3.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 52 (14.05%) JavaScript
2 7 (1.89%) Java
3 3 (0.81%) SQL
4 1 (0.27%) C
4 1 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (8.38%) Degree
2 6 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.35%) Master's Degree
3 5 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.16%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) Kibana
2 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (16.49%) Adobe
2 10 (2.70%) Google
3 9 (2.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.62%) Apple
5 1 (0.27%) SAP
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
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