The table below looks at the statistics for UX 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 UX Design over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 100 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing UX Design 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
UX Design
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1479 1271 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.67% 76.66% 75.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 684 543
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 39
Average hourly rate £18.99 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -7.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

UX Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

UX Design Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

UX Design
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

UX Design Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing UX 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 UX Design.

1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Adobe
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Psychology
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Online Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) SEO
3 2 (28.57%) Information Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) Grunt
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Qualitative Research
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) New Media
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing UX 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 UX Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Grunt
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Designer
1 6 (85.71%) UX Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) Flash
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Sass
2 1 (14.29%) XHTML
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Online Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Psychology
3 1 (14.29%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Information Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (28.57%) SEO
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
1 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
2 1 (14.29%) Qualitative Research
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe