Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a User Experience Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 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
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 200 213
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 -3
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.053% 0.052% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.055% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
South West median daily rate £475 £388 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -9.36% +0.59%
10th Percentile £463 £356 £413
90th Percentile £488 £429 £541
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South West. 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
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5393 5449 6174
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 94.96% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3387 3539 4015
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £209 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 348 392
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £46.43
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

User Experience Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience Architect in the South West

User Experience Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience Architect in the South West

User Experience Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Bristol - 2 £475 -
Gloucestershire +18 1 £475 +22.58%
User Experience Architect
England

User Experience Architect Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 South West region featuring User Experience Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
1 3 (100.00%) Wireframes
2 2 (66.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3

User Experience Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Wireframes
2 2 (66.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript