The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for UX Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UX Design over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Experience (UX) Design
England / East Midlands
Rank - 94 97
Contract jobs citing UX Design 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.062% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.077% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £361 £363
% change year-on-year +24.56% -0.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

UX Design is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1188 1304 1281
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 79.79% 80.35% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 800 732
Median daily rate £386 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.96% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 43
Median hourly rate £21.80 £31.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.24% +95.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

UX Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing UX Design as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for UX Design in the East Midlands

UX Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UX Design in the East Midlands

UX Design
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 across the East Midlands region with a requirement for UX Design.

1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (83.33%) Social Media
2 5 (83.33%) Wireframes
3 4 (66.67%) Prototyping
3 4 (66.67%) Service Design
4 3 (50.00%) Guerrilla Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Guerrilla Research
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Copywriting
4 3 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App

UX Design
Top Related 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:

General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Designer
1 6 (100.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Digital UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (83.33%) Social Media
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Wireframes
2 4 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 4 (66.67%) Service Design
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Copywriting
3 3 (50.00%) Guerrilla Research
3 3 (50.00%) Guerrilla Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design