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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Experience (UX) Design
UK
Rank 555 559 569
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing UX Design 31 63 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.12% 0.100%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 56 44
Median daily rate £425 £381 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £256 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
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
36679 42732 41310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.31% 82.43% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24330 27936 26209
Median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 939 1157 1103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +42.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 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 19 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 19 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 +22 30 £425 +6.25% 17
London -1 23 £425 +4.61% 7
South East +21 4 £450 +12.50% 1
Berkshire - 4 £450 - 1
City of London -5 2 £488 +62.50% 1
Slough - 2 £450 -
Scotland +28 1 £375 +36.36% 1
Edinburgh +23 1 £375 +36.36%
Yorkshire +19 1 £338 -33.16%
West Yorkshire +10 1 £338 -33.16%
West Midlands +9 1 £300 -7.69% 3
Leeds +8 1 £338 -31.12%
Worcester +2 1 £300 -7.69%
Worcestershire +2 1 £300 -7.69%
Hammersmith -2 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £510 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £510 -
Nottingham - 1 £510 -
Bracknell - 1 - - 1

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 86 (100.00%) User Experience
2 49 (56.98%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (45.35%) Wireframes
4 18 (20.93%) CSS
4 18 (20.93%) Prototyping
5 17 (19.77%) Service Design
6 15 (17.44%) HTML
6 15 (17.44%) OO
6 15 (17.44%) TDD
7 14 (16.28%) Finance
7 14 (16.28%) Axure RP
7 14 (16.28%) AngularJS
8 13 (15.12%) Mobile App
9 12 (13.95%) Grunt
9 12 (13.95%) Analytics
10 11 (12.79%) Social Media
10 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
10 11 (12.79%) Adobe
11 10 (11.63%) Java
11 10 (11.63%) XML
11 10 (11.63%) Web Design
11 10 (11.63%) Web Analytics
12 9 (10.47%) Business Analysis
12 9 (10.47%) Maven
12 9 (10.47%) JSON
12 9 (10.47%) Selenium
12 9 (10.47%) Git (software)
12 9 (10.47%) RSpec
12 9 (10.47%) WebDriver
12 9 (10.47%) Rapid Prototyping

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 (5.81%) CMS
2 2 (2.33%) WordPress
3 1 (1.16%) Marvel
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (3.49%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.49%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (3.49%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.33%) InVision
4 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Axure RP
2 12 (13.95%) Grunt
3 9 (10.47%) Cucumber
3 9 (10.47%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.47%) Maven
3 9 (10.47%) RSpec
3 9 (10.47%) Selenium
3 9 (10.47%) Vagrant
3 9 (10.47%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.49%) gulp
4 3 (3.49%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.49%) Mocha
4 3 (3.49%) QUnit
4 3 (3.49%) webpack
5 1 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.16%) NCrunch
5 1 (1.16%) Protractor
5 1 (1.16%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.16%) StyleCop
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Publishing
3 5 (5.81%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Marketing
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Electronics
5 1 (1.16%) Front Office
5 1 (1.16%) Games
5 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (48.84%) Designer
2 33 (38.37%) UX Designer
3 22 (25.58%) Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.47%) UI Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Mobile Designer
6 5 (5.81%) Mobile UX Designer
6 5 (5.81%) Product Manager
6 5 (5.81%) UI Designer
7 4 (4.65%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Digital Designer
7 4 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Product Owner
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Designer
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Senior UX Designer
7 4 (4.65%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.93%) CSS
2 15 (17.44%) HTML
3 14 (16.28%) AngularJS
4 10 (11.63%) XML
5 9 (10.47%) Backbone.js
5 9 (10.47%) Dropwizard
5 9 (10.47%) JSON
5 9 (10.47%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (10.47%) RESTEasy
6 7 (8.14%) CSS3
6 7 (8.14%) HTML5
7 4 (4.65%) Sass
8 3 (3.49%) Apache Cordova
8 3 (3.49%) D3.js
8 3 (3.49%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (3.49%) lodash
8 3 (3.49%) Node.js
8 3 (3.49%) React
8 3 (3.49%) React Native
8 3 (3.49%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 86 (100.00%) User Experience
2 13 (15.12%) Mobile App
3 11 (12.79%) Social Media
4 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.81%) Copywriting
5 4 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.49%) Graphic Design
6 3 (3.49%) W3C
7 2 (2.33%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.33%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.16%) Fintech
8 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.16%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.16%) Statistics
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Linux
1 9 (10.47%) Unix
2 6 (6.98%) Android
3 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.98%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (45.35%) Wireframes
3 18 (20.93%) Prototyping
4 17 (19.77%) Service Design
5 15 (17.44%) OO
5 15 (17.44%) TDD
6 12 (13.95%) Analytics
7 10 (11.63%) Web Analytics
7 10 (11.63%) Web Design
8 9 (10.47%) Business Analysis
8 9 (10.47%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (10.47%) Rapid Prototyping
9 8 (9.30%) Guerrilla Research
10 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (6.98%) Scrum
11 6 (6.98%) Usability Testing
12 5 (5.81%) Content Management
13 4 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (4.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
2 10 (11.63%) Java
3 9 (10.47%) SQL
4 3 (3.49%) C#
4 3 (3.49%) ES6
5 2 (2.33%) Scala
6 1 (1.16%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (12.79%) Adobe
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.33%) Apple
3 2 (2.33%) Google
3 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.33%) Twitter
4 1 (1.16%) Capita
4 1 (1.16%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle
4 1 (1.16%) SAP
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Rate: From £750 to £850 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago