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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Experience Designer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 4 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.89% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.93% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 1
Median daily rate £350 £403 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +31.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
769 1405 1317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 95.84% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 721 718
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £276 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 17
Median hourly rate £15.28 £15.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -32.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £64.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Edinburgh region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) User Experience
2 7 (87.50%) Wireframes
3 4 (50.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe
5 2 (25.00%) Information Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 1 (12.50%) Service Design
6 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
6 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (12.50%) UX Design
6 1 (12.50%) Visualisation

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Wireframes
2 4 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Information Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) Service Design
5 1 (12.50%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft