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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 57 36 41
Rank change year-on-year -21 +5 +12
Contract jobs citing User Experience 32 35 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.34% 3.70% 3.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.04% 13.67% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 34
10th Percentile £363 £210 £163
25th Percentile £422 £299 £278
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £345 £384
Median % change year-on-year +30.43% -10.16% -4.00%
75th Percentile £500 £400 £473
90th Percentile £547 £432 £484
England median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £20.25 - -
Median hourly rate £23.25 £16.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +45.31% - -
75th Percentile £27.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £55.50 £32.85 £46.75
% change year-on-year +68.95% -29.73% +4.69%

User Experience is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 398 256 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.05% 27.06% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 169 147
10th Percentile £177 £167 £160
25th Percentile £300 £308 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £440 £380 £380
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% - -2.56%
75th Percentile £519 £450 £475
90th Percentile £613 £603 £538
England median daily rate £550 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 22 24
10th Percentile £14.38 £11.70 £12.11
25th Percentile £15.00 £13.21 £14.13
Median hourly rate £18.50 £14.70 £16.25
Median % change year-on-year +25.85% -9.54% +8.33%
75th Percentile £22.75 £21.56 £38.25
90th Percentile £26.39 £27.23 £49.28
England median hourly rate £26.74 £25.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +3.84% +14.44% +7.14%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing User Experience as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in the East Midlands

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing User Experience in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for User Experience in the East Midlands

User Experience
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing User Experience in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for User Experience in the East Midlands

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing User Experience in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for User Experience in the East Midlands

User Experience
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 within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Leicestershire -12 10 £439 +36.36% 4
Nottinghamshire +9 9 £550 +37.50% 5
Derbyshire -9 7 £500 +293.70%
Northamptonshire -21 5 £475 +27.01% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £440 - 3
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for User Experience.

1 20 (62.50%) UX Design
2 11 (34.38%) Wireframes
2 11 (34.38%) Agile
3 8 (25.00%) Java
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.00%) User Research
4 7 (21.88%) Scrum
4 7 (21.88%) Social Skills
5 6 (18.75%) git-flow
5 6 (18.75%) Azure
5 6 (18.75%) AWS
5 6 (18.75%) Analytics
5 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
5 6 (18.75%) Android
5 6 (18.75%) HTML
5 6 (18.75%) CSS
6 5 (15.63%) JIRA
6 5 (15.63%) QA
6 5 (15.63%) Objective-C
6 5 (15.63%) Android Studio
6 5 (15.63%) RESTful
6 5 (15.63%) TeamCity
6 5 (15.63%) Firebase
6 5 (15.63%) React Native
6 5 (15.63%) InVision
6 5 (15.63%) Redux
6 5 (15.63%) Public Sector
6 5 (15.63%) Sketch
6 5 (15.63%) Figma
7 4 (12.50%) Front End Development

User Experience
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 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) InVision
1 5 (15.63%) Sketch
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) AWS
1 6 (18.75%) Azure
2 5 (15.63%) Figma
2 5 (15.63%) Firebase
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Ingres
1 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) git-flow
2 5 (15.63%) Android Studio
2 5 (15.63%) JIRA
2 5 (15.63%) TeamCity
3 4 (12.50%) Axure RP
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (21.88%) Social Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Public Sector
3 3 (9.38%) Back Office
4 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Electronics
5 1 (3.13%) Finance
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Police
5 1 (3.13%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Designer
2 12 (37.50%) UX Designer
3 11 (34.38%) Developer
4 7 (21.88%) UI Designer
4 7 (21.88%) UI/UX Designer
5 4 (12.50%) React Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.25%) Operations Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.25%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.25%) UI/UX Developer
6 2 (6.25%) UX Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Technical Support
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) CSS
1 6 (18.75%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) React Native
2 5 (15.63%) Redux
2 5 (15.63%) RESTful
3 3 (9.38%) .NET
4 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.25%) React
4 2 (6.25%) REST
5 1 (3.13%) Node.js
5 1 (3.13%) OAuth
5 1 (3.13%) OAuth2
5 1 (3.13%) PostGIS
5 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.13%) Spring
5 1 (3.13%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.13%) Spring Security
5 1 (3.13%) Vue.js
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.13%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) UX Design
2 11 (34.38%) Agile
2 11 (34.38%) Wireframes
3 8 (25.00%) User Research
4 7 (21.88%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) Analytics
6 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 4 (12.50%) Storyboarding
7 3 (9.38%) Customer Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Product Roadmap
7 3 (9.38%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Usability Testing
7 3 (9.38%) User Stories
8 2 (6.25%) Business Case
8 2 (6.25%) Kanban
8 2 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.25%) Project Delivery
8 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.25%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Java
1 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.63%) Objective-C
3 3 (9.38%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) Accessibility
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Grafana
1 1 (3.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Minitab
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Xamarin