The first table below looks at the demand for User Experience Design skills 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 Design over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience Design
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing User Experience Design 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £325 £115
% change year-on-year
+8.46% +182.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1031 700 903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.70% 69.93% 65.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 344 434
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £232 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 49
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £13.30 £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.36 £61.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
User Experience Design
North West

User Experience Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Experience Design across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Experience Design Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

User Experience Design
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

User Experience Design Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

User Experience Design
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing User Experience Design also 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 that cited User Experience Design.

1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) RSpec
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) BBC

User Experience Design
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing User Experience Design also 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 that cited User Experience Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) RSpec
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (75.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA