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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 143 155 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing UX Design 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £340 £363
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UX Design
England

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
2798 3429 2390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.31% 80.51% 75.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1765 2090 1329
Median daily rate £400 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 137 109
Median hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.16 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UX Design within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 8 £425 +17.24% 4
UX Design
England

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) User Experience
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
4 3 (23.08%) Wireframes
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Sass
5 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (15.38%) PhantomJS
5 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 2 (15.38%) Online Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 2 (15.38%) QA

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 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) PhantomJS
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Designer
2 6 (46.15%) UX Designer
3 3 (23.08%) Digital Designer
3 3 (23.08%) Interaction Designer
3 3 (23.08%) User Researcher
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Digital UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) JSON
3 2 (15.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Online Banking
3 1 (7.69%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
2 3 (23.08%) Wireframes
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Use Case
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
4 1 (7.69%) Qualitative Research
4 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland