The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had UX Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience Designer
Rank 134 131 128
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 22 35 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.83% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.88% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 7
Median daily rate £375 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £322 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UX Designer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3304 3996 3001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.48% 95.17% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2097 2375 1656
Median daily rate £398 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 202 205
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured UX Designer in the job title.

UX Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

UX Designer
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 Designer across the North West region.

UX Designer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

UX Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Designer across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

UX Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

UX Designer
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 Designer within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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 -13 18 £375 +13.20% 3
Cheshire +4 3 £356 -10.93% 1
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
UX Designer
England

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, UX Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) User Experience
2 20 (51.28%) Wireframes
3 18 (46.15%) Prototyping
3 18 (46.15%) HTML
3 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (43.59%) CSS
5 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 10 (25.64%) Mobile App
7 9 (23.08%) Adobe
8 8 (20.51%) Front End Development
9 7 (17.95%) Degree
9 7 (17.95%) jQuery
10 6 (15.38%) UX Design
10 6 (15.38%) Rapid Prototyping
10 6 (15.38%) Axure RP
10 6 (15.38%) Banking
11 5 (12.82%) Information Architecture
12 4 (10.26%) HTML5
12 4 (10.26%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (10.26%) Finance
12 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (10.26%) Project Management
13 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
13 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
13 3 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (7.69%) New Media
13 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
14 2 (5.13%) Customer Engagement
14 2 (5.13%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (5.13%) Android

UX Designer Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) Marvel
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (5.13%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (5.13%) Pixate
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.56%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (15.38%) Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) HTML
2 17 (43.59%) CSS
3 7 (17.95%) jQuery
4 4 (10.26%) HTML5
5 2 (5.13%) CSS3
5 2 (5.13%) Framer.js
6 1 (2.56%) .NET
6 1 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (100.00%) User Experience
2 10 (25.64%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.69%) New Media
3 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.13%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (5.13%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Android
1 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Wireframes
2 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Prototyping
3 8 (20.51%) Front End Development
4 6 (15.38%) Rapid Prototyping
4 6 (15.38%) UX Design
5 5 (12.82%) Information Architecture
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.13%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (5.13%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (5.13%) Iconography
8 2 (5.13%) Infographics
8 2 (5.13%) Typography
8 2 (5.13%) Usability Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Use Case
8 2 (5.13%) User Stories
8 2 (5.13%) Workflow
9 1 (2.56%) Qualitative Research
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.13%) Apple Swift
2 2 (5.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Adobe
2 1 (2.56%) Google
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft