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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UX Design over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 160 - 131
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UX Design 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% - 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£363 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
-4.82% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UX Design
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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
3460 2292 2048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.82% 74.27% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2121 1268 1045
Average daily rate £413 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 101 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

UX Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UX Design across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UX Design within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 5 £363 -
UX Design
England

UX Design
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (66.67%) Use Case
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) SVG
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Human Factors
4 2 (33.33%) Social Network
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Information Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
5 1 (16.67%) W3C

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) UX Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) UI Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience Architect
3 1 (16.67%) UX Developer
3 1 (16.67%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) SVG
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Human Factors
2 2 (33.33%) Social Network
3 1 (16.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript