Period
to 26 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a User Experience Researcher was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

UX Researcher
England > East Midlands
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 146 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 - -
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Researcher 16 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.55% 0.067% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.070% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% - -
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.41 £37.02 £24.12
% change year-on-year +3.75% +53.51% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,762 2,869 3,039
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.49% 95.57% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,666 1,766 1,798
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £211 £220 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 128 120
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £13.86 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.43% -1.00% +3.70%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.22 £9.72
90th Percentile £45.09 £40.00 £40.13
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year -2.61% -2.24% +11.06%

User Experience Researcher
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured User Experience Researcher in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience Researcher in the East Midlands

User Experience Researcher
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Experience Researcher in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience Researcher in the East Midlands

User Experience Researcher
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience Researcher in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience Researcher in the East Midlands

User Experience Researcher
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Researcher within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +14 12 £375 +3.45% 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 £500 -
User Experience Researcher
England

User Experience Researcher Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, User Experience Researcher contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring User Experience Researcher in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) User Experience
2 15 (93.75%) Usability Testing
3 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (81.25%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (81.25%) Ethnography
4 13 (81.25%) Ethnographic Research
5 12 (75.00%) Wireframes
5 12 (75.00%) Prototyping
5 12 (75.00%) Guerrilla Testing
5 12 (75.00%) InVision
5 12 (75.00%) UserZoom
5 12 (75.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 12 (75.00%) Axure RP
5 12 (75.00%) Benchmarking
5 12 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (75.00%) User Stories
6 11 (68.75%) Task Model
7 10 (62.50%) Co-Creation
7 10 (62.50%) Degree
8 9 (56.25%) Finance
9 8 (50.00%) Legal
9 8 (50.00%) HTML
9 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (50.00%) CSS
9 8 (50.00%) JIRA
9 8 (50.00%) Psychology
9 8 (50.00%) Human Factors
9 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
9 8 (50.00%) Analytics
9 8 (50.00%) Confluence

User Experience Researcher Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 8 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (75.00%) InVision
1 12 (75.00%) UserZoom
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Axure RP
2 8 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Legal
2 8 (50.00%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) User Experience
2 13 (81.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Android
1 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Usability Testing
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (81.25%) Ethnographic Research
3 13 (81.25%) Ethnography
4 12 (75.00%) Benchmarking
4 12 (75.00%) Guerrilla Testing
4 12 (75.00%) Prototyping
4 12 (75.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 12 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (75.00%) User Stories
4 12 (75.00%) Wireframes
5 11 (68.75%) Task Model
6 10 (62.50%) Co-Creation
7 8 (50.00%) Analytics
7 8 (50.00%) Cognitive Psychology
7 8 (50.00%) Human Factors
7 8 (50.00%) Psychology
8 7 (43.75%) B2B
9 2 (12.50%) Industrial Design
9 2 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (6.25%) Capita