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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 152 140 131
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing UX Design 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate £475 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
3034 2490 2082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.91% 76.47% 74.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1855 1473 1055
Average daily rate £400 £390 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 101 115
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.54 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% -1.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire -4 1 £475 +90.00%
Manchester -15 1 - -
UX Design
England

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (75.00%) Usability Testing
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) SEO
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (50.00%) Psychology
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Grunt
4 1 (25.00%) Sass
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Grunt
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Flash
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Psychology
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) SEO
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe