Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 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.

User Experience Designer
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 265 250 333
Rank change year-on-year -15 +83 -55
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 459 467 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.97% 1.04% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.09% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 326 221
London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £319 £313 £300
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
London median hourly rate £24.23 £33.59 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.85% - -
England median hourly rate £27.37 £32.70 -
% change year-on-year -16.30% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44654 42830 44617
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.96% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32346 30451 31444
London median daily rate £495 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £269
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 562 687
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.64
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Central London +9 88 £475 +11.76% 11
West London -3 24 £420 +20.00% 4
South London -19 11 £475 +18.75% 1
East London -9 4 £350 -3.45% 2
North London - 1 £400 - 1
UX Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 459 (100.00%) User Experience
2 226 (49.24%) Wireframes
3 181 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (37.91%) HTML
4 174 (37.91%) Prototyping
5 156 (33.99%) CSS
6 103 (22.44%) Axure RP
7 84 (18.30%) InVision
8 83 (18.08%) Adobe
9 80 (17.43%) Finance
10 77 (16.78%) Mobile App
11 64 (13.94%) Banking
12 61 (13.29%) E-Commerce
12 61 (13.29%) Photoshop
13 47 (10.24%) Service Design
14 45 (9.80%) Adobe Illustrator
14 45 (9.80%) HTML5
14 45 (9.80%) Apple iOS
14 45 (9.80%) Responsive Web Design
15 44 (9.59%) JavaScript
16 43 (9.37%) Visualisation
17 42 (9.15%) Android
18 40 (8.71%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
19 39 (8.50%) CSS3
20 38 (8.28%) Data Visualisation
21 37 (8.06%) Rapid Prototyping
21 37 (8.06%) Information Architecture
22 36 (7.84%) Web Design
23 31 (6.75%) Usability Testing
23 31 (6.75%) Analytics

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 13 (2.83%) CMS
2 11 (2.40%) Marvel
3 5 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.44%) Confluence
5 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 84 (18.30%) InVision
2 61 (13.29%) Photoshop
3 45 (9.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 28 (6.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 19 (4.14%) OmniGraffle
6 12 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (1.96%) MS Visio
8 8 (1.74%) Flinto
9 6 (1.31%) Adobe After Effects
9 6 (1.31%) UXPin
10 4 (0.87%) InDesign
10 4 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
12 2 (0.44%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.44%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.44%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.22%) Pixate
13 1 (0.22%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 11 (2.40%) GitHub
3 10 (2.18%) Slack
4 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.87%) SaaS
5 3 (0.65%) Google Drive
5 3 (0.65%) Trello
6 2 (0.44%) Office 365
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.22%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.23%) Internet
2 7 (1.53%) Intranet
3 2 (0.44%) Extranet
4 1 (0.22%) SMS
4 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.22%) Power BI
1 1 (0.22%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (0.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 103 (22.44%) Axure RP
2 18 (3.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 11 (2.40%) JIRA
4 3 (0.65%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.44%) ProtoShare
6 1 (0.22%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
General
1 80 (17.43%) Finance
2 64 (13.94%) Banking
3 27 (5.88%) Marketing
4 23 (5.01%) Retail
5 15 (3.27%) Games
6 12 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.74%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.31%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.09%) Back Office
9 5 (1.09%) Publishing
10 4 (0.87%) Advertising
11 3 (0.65%) German Language
12 2 (0.44%) Law
12 2 (0.44%) Local Government
13 1 (0.22%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.22%) Front Office
13 1 (0.22%) Legal
13 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (37.91%) HTML
2 156 (33.99%) CSS
3 45 (9.80%) HTML5
4 39 (8.50%) CSS3
5 12 (2.61%) .NET
6 8 (1.74%) Material Design
7 7 (1.53%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.31%) Framer.js
8 6 (1.31%) jQuery
9 4 (0.87%) React
10 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.44%) Flash
10 2 (0.44%) Node.js
10 2 (0.44%) Sass
11 1 (0.22%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.22%) DHTML
11 1 (0.22%) SVG
11 1 (0.22%) WPF
11 1 (0.22%) XML
11 1 (0.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 459 (100.00%) User Experience
2 77 (16.78%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.27%) Graphic Design
5 12 (2.61%) Social Media
6 11 (2.40%) Fintech
7 6 (1.31%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.87%) RIA
9 3 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.65%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.65%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.44%) Blog
10 2 (0.44%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.44%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.44%) NHS
10 2 (0.44%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.44%) Video Editing
11 1 (0.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.80%) Apple iOS
2 42 (9.15%) Android
3 2 (0.44%) Windows
4 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (49.24%) Wireframes
2 181 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (37.91%) Prototyping
4 61 (13.29%) E-Commerce
5 47 (10.24%) Service Design
6 45 (9.80%) Responsive Web Design
7 43 (9.37%) Visualisation
8 40 (8.71%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 38 (8.28%) Data Visualisation
10 37 (8.06%) Information Architecture
10 37 (8.06%) Rapid Prototyping
11 36 (7.84%) Web Design
12 31 (6.75%) Analytics
12 31 (6.75%) Usability Testing
13 30 (6.54%) Front End Development
14 27 (5.88%) Scrum
15 26 (5.66%) UX Design
16 25 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (5.23%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
17 24 (5.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (9.59%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.44%) Java
3 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (6.32%) Degree
2 20 (4.36%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.44%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.44%) MBA
5 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.74%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 83 (18.08%) Adobe
2 5 (1.09%) Apple
2 5 (1.09%) Google
2 5 (1.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.09%) Omniture
3 4 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.44%) Capita
5 1 (0.22%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.22%) Hotjar
5 1 (0.22%) iRise
5 1 (0.22%) SAP
5 1 (0.22%) Sitecore