The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had UX Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience Designer
Rank 80 79 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 16 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.06% 0.55% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.57% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 3
Median daily rate £405 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £301 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £378 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £106.25 - -
UX Designer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1437 1397 1181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.36% 95.49% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 815 778 670
Median daily rate £400 £360 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 35
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured UX Designer in the job title.

UX Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

UX Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

UX Designer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

UX Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Designer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

UX Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Edinburgh region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Adobe
5 5 (21.74%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (17.39%) Axure RP
6 4 (17.39%) Banking
6 4 (17.39%) Retail
6 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
7 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking
7 3 (13.04%) User Stories
8 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
8 2 (8.70%) Analytics
8 2 (8.70%) Rapid Prototyping
8 2 (8.70%) Fireworks
8 2 (8.70%) Apache Flex
8 2 (8.70%) Flash
8 2 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (4.35%) Usability Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Investment Management
9 1 (4.35%) Android
9 1 (4.35%) UX Design
9 1 (4.35%) Content Management
9 1 (4.35%) Web Analytics

UX Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (8.70%) Fireworks
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Axure RP
2 2 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Flex
2 2 (8.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (13.04%) User Stories
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (4.35%) Content Management
6 1 (4.35%) Information Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.35%) Usability Testing
6 1 (4.35%) UX Design
6 1 (4.35%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Adobe