The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had UX Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Experience Specialist
UK
Rank 578 630 -
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -
Contract jobs requiring a UX Specialist 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.006% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.006% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Median daily rate £425 £403 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -
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
42429 49412 49763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 95.00% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27681 31767 30512
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 £251 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1511 1637 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

UX Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured UX Specialist in the job title.

UX Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UX Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

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

UX Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UX Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

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

UX Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UX Specialist
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UX Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 1 March 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 +50 11 £425 +5.59% 6
London +10 6 £413 +2.48% 1
Surrey - 5 £425 -
South East - 5 £425 - 2
City of London -4 2 £450 +11.80% 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

UX Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, UX Specialist 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 UX Specialist in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) User Experience
2 11 (45.83%) Wireframes
3 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Analytics
4 7 (29.17%) Axure RP
5 6 (25.00%) Google Analytics
5 6 (25.00%) Google
5 6 (25.00%) Adobe
6 5 (20.83%) Prototyping
6 5 (20.83%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (16.67%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) CSS
8 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.50%) Games
8 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) Robotics
8 3 (12.50%) Psychology
8 3 (12.50%) Human Factors
8 3 (12.50%) Banking
8 3 (12.50%) Automotive
8 3 (12.50%) Mixpanel
8 3 (12.50%) Web Analytics
8 3 (12.50%) Usability Testing
8 3 (12.50%) UX Design
8 3 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (12.50%) A/B Testing
9 2 (8.33%) InVision
9 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure

UX Specialist 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:

Applications
1 5 (20.83%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (8.33%) InVision
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (4.17%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Axure RP
2 3 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) Rational Rose
General
1 3 (12.50%) Automotive
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
1 3 (12.50%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) CSS
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) CSS3
2 2 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.50%) Robotics
3 1 (4.17%) Fintech
3 1 (4.17%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Wireframes
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Analytics
4 5 (20.83%) Prototyping
5 3 (12.50%) A/B Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Human Factors
5 3 (12.50%) Psychology
5 3 (12.50%) Usability Testing
5 3 (12.50%) UX Design
5 3 (12.50%) Web Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Coaching
6 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) User Stories
7 1 (4.17%) Customer Insight
7 1 (4.17%) Feasibility Study
7 1 (4.17%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Adobe
1 6 (25.00%) Google
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