Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a User Experience Researcher was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 139 149
Rank change year-on-year +32 +10 -
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Researcher 25 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.01% 0.26% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.28% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 1
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -22.22% -
10th Percentile £428 £282 £425
90th Percentile £513 £473 £475
England median daily rate £450 £450 £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 - £31.56 £33.00
% change year-on-year - -4.38% +36.19%

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 2,347 2,883 3,011
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 95.21% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,511 1,797 1,900
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +1.33%
10th Percentile £225 £218 £206
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 164 133
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.54% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.30 £10.00
90th Percentile £25.50 £45.00 £39.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.16
% change year-on-year +1.08% +1.90% +0.86%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +11 25 £475 +43.94%
User Experience Researcher
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 25 (100.00%) User Experience
2 24 (96.00%) Usability Testing
3 23 (92.00%) Ethnography
3 23 (92.00%) Ethnographic Research
4 22 (88.00%) Finance
5 21 (84.00%) Benchmarking
5 21 (84.00%) Banking
5 21 (84.00%) Guerrilla Testing
6 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (76.00%) UserZoom
8 18 (72.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (68.00%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (64.00%) User Stories
10 16 (64.00%) Task Model
11 15 (60.00%) Co-Creation
12 4 (16.00%) Analytics
13 3 (12.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 3 (12.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
14 2 (8.00%) Quantitative Research
14 2 (8.00%) Remote Testing
14 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 2 (8.00%) Web Analytics
14 2 (8.00%) Marketing
14 2 (8.00%) B2B
14 2 (8.00%) Legal
15 1 (4.00%) Law
15 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
15 1 (4.00%) HTML
15 1 (4.00%) JavaScript

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:

Applications
1 19 (76.00%) UserZoom
2 1 (4.00%) InVision
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
General
1 22 (88.00%) Finance
2 21 (84.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (100.00%) User Experience
2 17 (68.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Usability Testing
2 23 (92.00%) Ethnographic Research
2 23 (92.00%) Ethnography
3 21 (84.00%) Benchmarking
3 21 (84.00%) Guerrilla Testing
4 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (72.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (64.00%) Task Model
6 16 (64.00%) User Stories
7 15 (60.00%) Co-Creation
8 4 (16.00%) Analytics
9 3 (12.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 3 (12.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 2 (8.00%) B2B
10 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (8.00%) Quantitative Research
10 2 (8.00%) Remote Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (8.00%) Web Analytics
11 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree