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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
UX Consultant
Rank 625 592 567
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -25
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 18 49 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.088% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.092% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 39
Median daily rate £450 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £374 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £580 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £345
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +23.18%
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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 21 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 26 June 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 -16 17 £450 +5.88% 5
London +5 8 £444 +7.57% 2
South East 0 2 £388 -13.88% 2
Yorkshire -2 2 £450 -
North West -14 2 - -
York - 2 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Hull - 2 £450 -
City of London +42 1 £350 -25.13%
Oxfordshire +10 1 £400 -28.88% 2
Hampshire +3 1 £375 -11.76%
Oxford +2 1 £400 -28.88% 2
South West -7 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £500 -

User Experience Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 58 (100.00%) User Experience
2 31 (53.45%) Wireframes
3 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (27.59%) Axure RP
5 12 (20.69%) HTML
6 11 (18.97%) CSS
6 11 (18.97%) Finance
7 10 (17.24%) Front End Development
7 10 (17.24%) Information Architecture
7 10 (17.24%) Prototyping
8 9 (15.52%) Adobe
9 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (12.07%) Scrum
10 7 (12.07%) Qualitative Research
10 7 (12.07%) Usability Testing
10 7 (12.07%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (8.62%) HTML5
11 5 (8.62%) Android
11 5 (8.62%) Ethnography
11 5 (8.62%) CSS3
12 4 (6.90%) BDD
12 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
12 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (6.90%) UX Design
12 4 (6.90%) Banking
12 4 (6.90%) Degree
12 4 (6.90%) Graphic Design
12 4 (6.90%) Photoshop
13 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
13 3 (5.17%) Web Services

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 (3.45%) CMS
1 2 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (6.90%) Photoshop
3 3 (5.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.72%) InDesign
5 1 (1.72%) MS Office
5 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (1.72%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Marketing
4 2 (3.45%) Games
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) HTML
2 11 (18.97%) CSS
3 5 (8.62%) CSS3
3 5 (8.62%) HTML5
4 3 (5.17%) Web Services
5 2 (3.45%) .NET
5 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.45%) RESTful
5 2 (3.45%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (3.45%) XML
6 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.72%) jQuery
6 1 (1.72%) Material Design
6 1 (1.72%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 58 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Graphic Design
3 3 (5.17%) W3C
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Ergonomics
4 2 (3.45%) iPad
4 2 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.45%) Psychology
4 2 (3.45%) Semantic Web
4 2 (3.45%) Social Media
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) Fintech
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Android
2 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.17%) Windows
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Wireframes
2 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.24%) Front End Development
3 10 (17.24%) Information Architecture
3 10 (17.24%) Prototyping
4 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.07%) Qualitative Research
5 7 (12.07%) Scrum
5 7 (12.07%) Usability Testing
6 5 (8.62%) Ethnography
7 4 (6.90%) BDD
7 4 (6.90%) UX Design
8 3 (5.17%) Analytics
8 3 (5.17%) Human Factors
8 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.17%) Service Design
8 3 (5.17%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (5.17%) Web Design
9 2 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.45%) ABAP
2 2 (3.45%) C#
2 2 (3.45%) Java
2 2 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) WCAG
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Adobe
2 3 (5.17%) Google
3 2 (3.45%) Facebook
3 2 (3.45%) Hotjar
3 2 (3.45%) Optimizely
3 2 (3.45%) SAP
3 2 (3.45%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.45%) Twitter
3 2 (3.45%) Usabilla
4 1 (1.72%) Apple
4 1 (1.72%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.72%) Omniture
4 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
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