The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had User Experience Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
UX Consultant
Rank 615 595 557
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -38
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 31 50 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.089% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.094% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 52
Median daily rate £450 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £345
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +12.31%
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

User Experience Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured User Experience Consultant in the job title.

User Experience Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

User Experience Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Experience Consultant within the UK.

User Experience Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

User Experience Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Experience Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

User Experience Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

User Experience Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Experience Consultant within the UK.

User Experience Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

User Experience Consultant
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
England -8 29 £450 +14.28% 2
London -3 15 £450 +12.50%
Yorkshire +11 5 £450 -
North West +3 4 £475 +1.33% 2
Manchester -5 4 £475 +31.03% 2
South East -6 2 £480 +12.94%
East of England - 2 £450 -
Hull - 2 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £513 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
Croydon - 2 £513 -
York - 2 £450 -
Sheffield - 2 £513 -
City of London +43 1 £350 -25.13%
Leeds +5 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire +1 1 £400 -
Hampshire +1 1 - -
Birmingham -3 1 - -
South West -7 1 - -
West Midlands -11 1 - -
Berkshire -11 1 £480 +1.05%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £500 -
Peterborough - 1 £400 -
Hook - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -

User Experience Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, User Experience Consultant 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 featuring User Experience Consultant in the job title.

1 66 (100.00%) User Experience
2 36 (54.55%) Wireframes
3 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (30.30%) Axure RP
5 16 (24.24%) HTML
6 15 (22.73%) CSS
7 14 (21.21%) Finance
8 12 (18.18%) Adobe
8 12 (18.18%) Information Architecture
9 11 (16.67%) Usability Testing
9 11 (16.67%) Front End Development
10 8 (12.12%) Scrum
11 7 (10.61%) Qualitative Research
11 7 (10.61%) HTML5
11 7 (10.61%) CSS3
12 6 (9.09%) OmniGraffle
12 6 (9.09%) Android
12 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (9.09%) Banking
12 6 (9.09%) Degree
13 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
13 5 (7.58%) Marketing
13 5 (7.58%) Graphic Design
13 5 (7.58%) Human Factors
13 5 (7.58%) UX Design
13 5 (7.58%) BDD
13 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
13 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.58%) Ethnography
14 4 (6.06%) Service Design

User Experience Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (4.55%) CMS
1 3 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.06%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.52%) InDesign
4 1 (1.52%) MS Office
4 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Big Data
2 1 (1.52%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (30.30%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (3.03%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Marketing
4 4 (6.06%) Legal
5 3 (4.55%) Retail
6 2 (3.03%) Games
6 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.52%) Automotive
7 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) HTML
2 15 (22.73%) CSS
3 7 (10.61%) CSS3
3 7 (10.61%) HTML5
4 3 (4.55%) .NET
4 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.55%) Web Services
5 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.03%) RESTful
5 2 (3.03%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (3.03%) XML
6 1 (1.52%) Flash
6 1 (1.52%) jQuery
6 1 (1.52%) Material Design
6 1 (1.52%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 66 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (7.58%) Graphic Design
3 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Psychology
4 3 (4.55%) Social Media
4 3 (4.55%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.03%) Ergonomics
5 2 (3.03%) iPad
5 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (3.03%) RIA
5 2 (3.03%) Semantic Web
5 2 (3.03%) W3C
6 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Fintech
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.52%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Android
2 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.55%) Windows
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) Wireframes
2 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.18%) Information Architecture
4 11 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 11 (16.67%) Usability Testing
5 8 (12.12%) Scrum
6 7 (10.61%) Qualitative Research
7 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.58%) BDD
8 5 (7.58%) Ethnography
8 5 (7.58%) Human Factors
8 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.58%) UX Design
9 4 (6.06%) Industrial Design
9 4 (6.06%) Product Management
9 4 (6.06%) Service Design
9 4 (6.06%) Web Design
10 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.55%) Project Management
10 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (3.03%) ABAP
3 2 (3.03%) Java
3 2 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) WCAG
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Adobe
2 3 (4.55%) Google
2 3 (4.55%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.03%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.03%) Facebook
3 2 (3.03%) Hotjar
3 2 (3.03%) Optimizely
3 2 (3.03%) SAP
3 2 (3.03%) Twitter
3 2 (3.03%) Usabilla
4 1 (1.52%) Apple
4 1 (1.52%) Omniture
4 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com