The table below looks at the statistics for UX Design skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UX Design over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 581 549 574
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +25
Contract jobs citing UX Design 49 95 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 66 38
Median daily rate £400 £435 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £340 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £550 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -16.66%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41121 45003 43480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.48% 81.18% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27428 29175 28284
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1352 1206
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

UX Design
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing UX Design as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

UX Design Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UX Design
Daily Rate Trend

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

UX Design Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UX Design
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Design within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

UX Design Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UX Design
Hourly Rate Trend

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

UX Design Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UX Design
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 UX Design within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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 47 £425 -2.85% 17
London -14 30 £450 -10.00% 8
City of London -2 7 £475 -5.00%
East Midlands - 6 £488 -
West Midlands -14 5 £350 -
Yorkshire +18 4 £363 -3.33% 4
Nottingham - 4 £488 -
Leeds - 4 £363 - 4
West Yorkshire - 4 £363 - 4
Nottinghamshire - 4 £488 -
Edinburgh +21 2 £363 +20.83%
Scotland +14 2 £363 +2.11%
Birmingham -6 2 £350 -
Worcestershire - 2 £300 -
Leicestershire - 2 £413 -
Worcester - 2 £300 -
Leicester - 2 £413 -
South West +13 1 £325 - 1
Norfolk +10 1 £275 -26.66%
East of England -9 1 £275 -23.87%
Coventry -10 1 £475 -

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing UX Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for UX Design.

1 113 (100.00%) User Experience
2 62 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (39.82%) Wireframes
4 32 (28.32%) CSS
5 31 (27.43%) HTML
6 26 (23.01%) JavaScript
7 23 (20.35%) Prototyping
8 21 (18.58%) Adobe
9 20 (17.70%) Java
9 20 (17.70%) Mobile App
10 19 (16.81%) Axure RP
11 18 (15.93%) Service Design
12 17 (15.04%) Git (software)
13 16 (14.16%) TDD
14 15 (13.27%) Business Analysis
14 15 (13.27%) Web Development
14 15 (13.27%) HTML5
14 15 (13.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 14 (12.39%) Analytics
15 14 (12.39%) XML
16 13 (11.50%) Finance
16 13 (11.50%) Web Analytics
16 13 (11.50%) Front End Development
17 12 (10.62%) Grunt
18 11 (9.73%) RabbitMQ
18 11 (9.73%) Adobe Illustrator
18 11 (9.73%) jQuery
18 11 (9.73%) Publishing
18 11 (9.73%) Photoshop
19 10 (8.85%) OO

UX Design
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 4 (3.54%) CMS
2 3 (2.65%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.88%) Jadu
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (13.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (9.73%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (9.73%) Photoshop
3 10 (8.85%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (3.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.96%) GitHub
2 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) Network Security
2 2 (1.77%) Broadband
2 2 (1.77%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) Intranet
3 1 (0.88%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (16.81%) Axure RP
2 17 (15.04%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.62%) Grunt
4 10 (8.85%) Cucumber
4 10 (8.85%) Jenkins
5 9 (7.96%) Selenium
6 8 (7.08%) Maven
6 8 (7.08%) RSpec
6 8 (7.08%) Vagrant
6 8 (7.08%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.42%) Jasmine
7 5 (4.42%) JIRA
7 5 (4.42%) Mercurial
8 4 (3.54%) gulp
9 3 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (2.65%) Mocha
9 3 (2.65%) PhantomJS
10 2 (1.77%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.77%) WebStorm
General
1 13 (11.50%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Publishing
3 8 (7.08%) Retail
4 6 (5.31%) Marketing
5 5 (4.42%) Banking
6 4 (3.54%) Games
6 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.65%) Advertising
8 2 (1.77%) Legal
8 2 (1.77%) Military
8 2 (1.77%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Electronics
9 1 (0.88%) Front Office
9 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (45.13%) Designer
2 41 (36.28%) UX Designer
3 26 (23.01%) Developer
4 10 (8.85%) Product Manager
5 9 (7.96%) Digital Designer
6 7 (6.19%) Senior Designer
6 7 (6.19%) Senior UX Designer
6 7 (6.19%) UI Designer
7 6 (5.31%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (4.42%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Product Owner
8 5 (4.42%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.54%) UI Developer
9 4 (3.54%) User Experience Manager
9 4 (3.54%) User Researcher
9 4 (3.54%) UX Developer
10 3 (2.65%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.32%) CSS
2 31 (27.43%) HTML
3 15 (13.27%) HTML5
4 14 (12.39%) XML
5 11 (9.73%) jQuery
5 11 (9.73%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (8.85%) AngularJS
6 10 (8.85%) JSON
7 9 (7.96%) CSS3
8 8 (7.08%) Backbone.js
8 8 (7.08%) Dropwizard
8 8 (7.08%) RESTEasy
9 6 (5.31%) Flash
9 6 (5.31%) REST
10 4 (3.54%) Ajax
10 4 (3.54%) Node.js
10 4 (3.54%) Sass
10 4 (3.54%) XHTML
11 3 (2.65%) Express
11 3 (2.65%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 113 (100.00%) User Experience
2 20 (17.70%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.96%) Social Media
4 8 (7.08%) Graphic Design
5 6 (5.31%) Copywriting
6 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.42%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.65%) Statistics
7 3 (2.65%) W3C
8 2 (1.77%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.08%) Linux
1 8 (7.08%) Unix
2 7 (6.19%) Android
2 7 (6.19%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (39.82%) Wireframes
3 23 (20.35%) Prototyping
4 18 (15.93%) Service Design
5 16 (14.16%) TDD
6 15 (13.27%) Business Analysis
6 15 (13.27%) Web Development
7 14 (12.39%) Analytics
8 13 (11.50%) Front End Development
8 13 (11.50%) Web Analytics
9 10 (8.85%) OO
10 9 (7.96%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (7.96%) Scrum
11 8 (7.08%) B2C
11 8 (7.08%) Guerrilla Research
11 8 (7.08%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (7.08%) Web Design
12 7 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.19%) E-Commerce
12 7 (6.19%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.01%) JavaScript
2 20 (17.70%) Java
3 9 (7.96%) SQL
4 8 (7.08%) PHP
5 3 (2.65%) C#
5 3 (2.65%) ES6
5 3 (2.65%) Ruby
6 2 (1.77%) Dart
6 2 (1.77%) ECMAScript
6 2 (1.77%) Scala
6 2 (1.77%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.88%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.65%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (18.58%) Adobe
2 7 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.88%) Capita
3 1 (0.88%) DevExpress
3 1 (0.88%) SAP
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