The table below looks at the statistics for the User Experience Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Experience Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Consultant
Rank 90 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
User Experience Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1523 1192 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.14% 92.91% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 624 413
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 59 80
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £29.80 £46.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

User Experience Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

User Experience Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

User Experience Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Experience Consultant across the Manchester region.

User Experience Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

User Experience Consultant
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited User Experience Consultant 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 User Experience Consultant in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (83.33%) Axure RP
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) UX Design
5 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Qualitative Research
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Adobe
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Taxonomies
5 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite

User Experience Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited User Experience Consultant 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 User Experience Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) UX Design
2 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Qualitative Research
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe