The table below looks at the statistics for the UX Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UX Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 69 74 78
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 17 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.38% 0.72% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 0.76% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 2
Average daily rate
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£675 £350 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.85% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £225 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £499 £172
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £17.50
UX Designer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1142 924 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.69% 94.67% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 561 494
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 45
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UX Designer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UX Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

UX Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

UX Designer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

UX Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Designer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

UX Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

UX Designer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited UX Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with UX Designer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) User Experience
2 17 (94.44%) HTML
3 16 (88.89%) CSS
4 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (72.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (72.22%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (22.22%) UX Design
7 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
8 2 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Usability Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) Information Architecture
9 1 (5.56%) QA
9 1 (5.56%) Product Management
9 1 (5.56%) Adobe
9 1 (5.56%) InDesign
9 1 (5.56%) Web Design

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited UX Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with UX Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.56%) InDesign
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) HTML
2 16 (88.89%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (72.22%) Rapid Prototyping
3 4 (22.22%) UX Design
4 2 (11.11%) Usability Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Information Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Product Management
5 1 (5.56%) Web Design
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe
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