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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
UX Consultant
UK
Rank 555 592 571
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -21
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 39 37 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.071% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.075% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 35
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 February 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 February 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 +41 30 £400 -11.11% 4
London +18 10 £463 -2.63% 1
Scotland +34 8 £400 +25.49% 1
Edinburgh +22 8 £400 +25.49% 1
Tyne and Wear -3 6 £400 -20.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 6 £400 -20.00%
North East -8 6 £400 -20.00%
South East - 6 £400 - 1
City of London -1 3 £475 -5.00%
East Sussex - 3 £438 -
North West +17 2 - -
Nottinghamshire +7 2 £369 -13.23%
South West +4 2 £446 +5.00% 1
East Midlands +3 2 £338 -20.58% 1
Merseyside -1 2 - -
Liverpool -4 2 - -
Brighton - 2 £400 -
Yorkshire +15 1 - -
West Yorkshire +15 1 - -
Nottingham +10 1 £400 -5.88%
Swindon +5 1 £443 -1.66%
Bristol +3 1 £450 +5.88% 1
West Midlands 0 1 - -
Wiltshire -1 1 £443 -1.66%
Surrey - 1 £388 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £475 -
Derbyshire - 1 £338 -
Berkshire - 1 £300 - 1
Leeds - 1 - -

User Experience Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 59 (100.00%) User Experience
2 34 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (27.12%) Usability Testing
4 15 (25.42%) Wireframes
5 14 (23.73%) CSS
6 13 (22.03%) HTML
7 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (18.64%) Ethnography
7 11 (18.64%) Customer Insight
8 10 (16.95%) Finance
9 9 (15.25%) Human Factors
9 9 (15.25%) Prototyping
9 9 (15.25%) Axure RP
10 8 (13.56%) Information Architecture
10 8 (13.56%) Market Research
10 8 (13.56%) Mobile App
10 8 (13.56%) Guerrilla Research
11 7 (11.86%) Service Design
11 7 (11.86%) Line Management
11 7 (11.86%) Rapid Prototyping
11 7 (11.86%) OmniGraffle
12 6 (10.17%) Banking
12 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (10.17%) Analytics
13 4 (6.78%) Disclosure Scotland
13 4 (6.78%) Web Accessibility
13 4 (6.78%) Sass
13 4 (6.78%) Scrum
13 4 (6.78%) Marketing
13 4 (6.78%) Degree

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 (3.39%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (3.39%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Extranet
1 1 (1.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Marketing
4 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Back Office
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Electronics
6 1 (1.69%) Front Office
6 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) CSS
2 13 (22.03%) HTML
3 4 (6.78%) Sass
4 3 (5.08%) Web Services
5 1 (1.69%) .NET
5 1 (1.69%) CSS3
5 1 (1.69%) DOM
5 1 (1.69%) HTML5
5 1 (1.69%) jQuery
5 1 (1.69%) LESS
5 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 59 (100.00%) User Experience
2 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.56%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.78%) W3C
5 1 (1.69%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Fintech
5 1 (1.69%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.69%) Social Media
5 1 (1.69%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.12%) Usability Testing
3 15 (25.42%) Wireframes
4 11 (18.64%) Customer Insight
4 11 (18.64%) Ethnography
5 9 (15.25%) Human Factors
5 9 (15.25%) Prototyping
6 8 (13.56%) Guerrilla Research
6 8 (13.56%) Information Architecture
6 8 (13.56%) Market Research
7 7 (11.86%) Line Management
7 7 (11.86%) Rapid Prototyping
7 7 (11.86%) Service Design
8 6 (10.17%) Analytics
8 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.78%) Quantitative Analysis
9 4 (6.78%) Scrum
9 4 (6.78%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (5.08%) Product Management
10 3 (5.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (1.69%) Google
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.69%) SAP
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