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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
UX Consultant
UK
Rank 541 591 581
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -10
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 40 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.053% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.056% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 26
Median daily rate £400 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £498 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £100.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £100.00 -

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
41742 48106 48047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27155 30643 30207
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1758 1889
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.88 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +48 34 £400 -13.51% 8
London +9 16 £425 -10.52% 3
Edinburgh +24 6 £400 +25.49%
Scotland +24 6 £400 +25.49% 1
North East -14 5 £400 -20.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 5 £400 -20.00%
Tyne and Wear -18 5 £400 -20.00%
South East - 5 £400 -
City of London -1 4 £450 -10.00%
Yorkshire - 3 £463 -
Nottinghamshire +10 2 £369 -13.23%
South West +10 2 £446 +5.00%
East Midlands +8 2 £338 -20.58% 1
Leeds - 2 £550 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £550 -
Swindon +7 1 £443 -1.66%
Nottingham +3 1 £400 -5.88%
Wiltshire +2 1 £443 -1.66%
Bristol -2 1 £450 +5.88%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £300 -
East Sussex - 1 £400 -
Hampshire - 1 £475 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £438 -
Surrey - 1 £388 -
Oxford - 1 £438 -
Guildford - 1 £388 -
Brighton - 1 £400 -
York - 1 £375 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £375 -

User Experience Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 56 (100.00%) User Experience
2 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.36%) Wireframes
4 12 (21.43%) Ethnography
4 12 (21.43%) Usability Testing
4 12 (21.43%) CSS
5 11 (19.64%) HTML
5 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (17.86%) Prototyping
7 9 (16.07%) Mobile App
7 9 (16.07%) Finance
8 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.29%) Service Design
8 8 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
8 8 (14.29%) Market Research
8 8 (14.29%) Customer Insight
9 7 (12.50%) Information Architecture
9 7 (12.50%) Guerrilla Research
9 7 (12.50%) Human Factors
10 6 (10.71%) Banking
10 6 (10.71%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 6 (10.71%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
10 6 (10.71%) Line Management
10 6 (10.71%) User Stories
11 5 (8.93%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (8.93%) Axure RP
11 5 (8.93%) Scrum
11 5 (8.93%) Degree
12 4 (7.14%) Quantitative Analysis
12 4 (7.14%) Marketing

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 2 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (3.57%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (1.79%) Extranet
2 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Marketing
4 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.57%) Back Office
5 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Electronics
6 1 (1.79%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) CSS
2 11 (19.64%) HTML
3 4 (7.14%) Sass
4 1 (1.79%) .NET
4 1 (1.79%) CSS3
4 1 (1.79%) DOM
4 1 (1.79%) HTML5
4 1 (1.79%) jQuery
4 1 (1.79%) LESS
4 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 56 (100.00%) User Experience
2 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (16.07%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.36%) Psychology
5 2 (3.57%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.57%) W3C
6 1 (1.79%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.79%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.79%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.79%) Social Media
6 1 (1.79%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) Wireframes
3 12 (21.43%) Ethnography
3 12 (21.43%) Usability Testing
4 10 (17.86%) Prototyping
5 8 (14.29%) Customer Insight
5 8 (14.29%) Market Research
5 8 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
5 8 (14.29%) Service Design
5 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (12.50%) Guerrilla Research
6 7 (12.50%) Human Factors
6 7 (12.50%) Information Architecture
7 6 (10.71%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 6 (10.71%) Line Management
7 6 (10.71%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
7 6 (10.71%) User Stories
8 5 (8.93%) Scrum
9 4 (7.14%) Analytics
9 4 (7.14%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.57%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Adobe
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.79%) SAP
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