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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Experience (UX) Design
UK
Rank 547 539 569
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +30
Contract jobs citing UX Design 34 79 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.16% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 63 31
Median daily rate £450 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £463
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -22.16%
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
36193 41509 39855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.16% 81.76% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23989 26924 25716
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1213 1044
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% +53.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.16 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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 18 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 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 -3 33 £450 +16.12% 20
London -22 21 £450 - 10
Nottingham - 4 £488 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £488 - 2
East Midlands - 4 £488 - 3
Yorkshire +17 3 £356 -5.00% 1
City of London -18 3 £488 +62.50% 1
Leeds - 3 £356 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £356 - 1
South East +13 2 £413 -25.00% 2
West Midlands 0 2 £300 -
Berkshire - 2 £413 -
Worcestershire - 2 £300 -
Worcester - 2 £300 -
Edinburgh +22 1 £375 +25.00%
Scotland +20 1 £375 +5.63% 2
South West +13 1 £325 -
Slough - 1 £450 -

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 90 (100.00%) User Experience
2 56 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (40.00%) Wireframes
4 21 (23.33%) CSS
5 18 (20.00%) HTML
5 18 (20.00%) Prototyping
5 18 (20.00%) Service Design
6 17 (18.89%) TDD
7 15 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 15 (16.67%) OO
7 15 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 14 (15.56%) Analytics
8 14 (15.56%) JavaScript
9 13 (14.44%) Web Analytics
9 13 (14.44%) Mobile App
10 12 (13.33%) Git (software)
10 12 (13.33%) Axure RP
10 12 (13.33%) Grunt
10 12 (13.33%) XML
10 12 (13.33%) Adobe
11 11 (12.22%) Finance
11 11 (12.22%) Publishing
11 11 (12.22%) Java
11 11 (12.22%) JSON
11 11 (12.22%) Social Media
11 11 (12.22%) Jenkins
11 11 (12.22%) Cucumber
12 10 (11.11%) GitHub
12 10 (11.11%) SQL
13 9 (10.00%) Unix

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 5 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.11%) Jadu
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.22%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.11%) MS Office
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.11%) GitHub
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Intranet
2 1 (1.11%) Extranet
2 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) MySQL
2 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Axure RP
1 12 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 12 (13.33%) Grunt
2 11 (12.22%) Cucumber
2 11 (12.22%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.00%) Maven
3 9 (10.00%) RSpec
3 9 (10.00%) Selenium
3 9 (10.00%) Vagrant
3 9 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.33%) gulp
4 3 (3.33%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.33%) Mocha
4 3 (3.33%) QUnit
4 3 (3.33%) webpack
5 2 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (2.22%) JIRA
5 2 (2.22%) PhantomJS
6 1 (1.11%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.11%) StyleCop
General
1 11 (12.22%) Finance
1 11 (12.22%) Publishing
2 4 (4.44%) Banking
2 4 (4.44%) Marketing
3 3 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Front Office
5 1 (1.11%) Games
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (41.11%) Designer
2 32 (35.56%) UX Designer
3 25 (27.78%) Developer
4 10 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Product Manager
6 8 (8.89%) UI Developer
7 6 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Product Owner
8 5 (5.56%) UI Designer
9 4 (4.44%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Mobile Designer
9 4 (4.44%) Mobile UX Designer
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Designer
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Senior UX Designer
9 4 (4.44%) User Researcher
9 4 (4.44%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.33%) CSS
2 18 (20.00%) HTML
3 15 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 12 (13.33%) XML
5 11 (12.22%) JSON
6 9 (10.00%) Backbone.js
6 9 (10.00%) Dropwizard
6 9 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (10.00%) RESTEasy
7 6 (6.67%) CSS3
7 6 (6.67%) HTML5
7 6 (6.67%) Sass
8 4 (4.44%) .NET
8 4 (4.44%) XHTML
9 3 (3.33%) Apache Cordova
9 3 (3.33%) D3.js
9 3 (3.33%) jQuery
9 3 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (3.33%) Node.js
9 3 (3.33%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 90 (100.00%) User Experience
2 13 (14.44%) Mobile App
3 11 (12.22%) Social Media
4 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.56%) Copywriting
5 4 (4.44%) W3C
6 2 (2.22%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.22%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Linux
1 9 (10.00%) Unix
2 5 (5.56%) Android
3 4 (4.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 18 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 18 (20.00%) Service Design
4 17 (18.89%) TDD
5 15 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 15 (16.67%) OO
6 14 (15.56%) Analytics
7 13 (14.44%) Web Analytics
8 9 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
9 8 (8.89%) Guerrilla Research
9 8 (8.89%) Scrum
10 7 (7.78%) Web Design
10 7 (7.78%) Web Development
11 6 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.67%) Usability Testing
12 5 (5.56%) Content Management
12 5 (5.56%) Front End Development
12 5 (5.56%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.56%) JavaScript
2 11 (12.22%) Java
3 10 (11.11%) SQL
4 4 (4.44%) PHP
5 3 (3.33%) C#
5 3 (3.33%) ES6
6 2 (2.22%) Ruby
6 2 (2.22%) Scala
7 1 (1.11%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) Degree
1 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Adobe
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.11%) Capita
3 1 (1.11%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle
3 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.11%) SAP
3 1 (1.11%) Twitter
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