The table below looks at the statistics for UX Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UX Design over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Experience (UX) Design
England / North West
Rank - 155 137
Contract jobs citing UX Design 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.079% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.097% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £300 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £358 £463
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -22.70%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2141 3079 2376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.13% 80.96% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1876 1423
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 110 96
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +35.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

UX Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing UX Design as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

UX Design Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

UX Design
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

UX Design Daily Rate Trend in the North West

UX Design
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UX Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for UX Design.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) PhantomJS
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) PhantomJS
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (40.00%) User Researcher
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA