Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 February 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.

User Experience Designer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 114 136
Rank change year-on-year -4 +22 -4
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 20 35 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.67% 1.10% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.15% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 5
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +30.43%
10th Percentile £288 £312 £302
90th Percentile £513 £536 £483
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £28.75 £33.59 -
% change year-on-year -14.40% - -

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 2,853 3,042 2,973
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.16% 95.78% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,764 1,909 1,753
East Midlands median daily rate £398 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £200 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 138 155
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £36.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.51
% change year-on-year +1.08% -0.05% +12.18%

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured UX Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in the East Midlands

UX Designer
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 Designer in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for UX Designer in the East Midlands

UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UX Designer in the East Midlands

UX Designer
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 UX Designer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Leicestershire -5 9 £450 +9.09% 2
Nottinghamshire -15 7 £450 -7.69% 1
Northamptonshire +6 3 £313 -34.21% 3
UX Designer
England

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, UX Designer 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 UX Designer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) User Experience
2 15 (75.00%) Wireframes
3 10 (50.00%) Axure RP
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Adobe
5 7 (35.00%) HTML
5 7 (35.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) Analytics
6 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (30.00%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Prototyping
7 5 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) Validation
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
7 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
7 5 (25.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) Scrum
9 3 (15.00%) HTML5
9 3 (15.00%) CSS3
10 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
10 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
10 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
10 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
10 2 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (10.00%) Photoshop

UX Designer 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 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) OmniGraffle
2 5 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (5.00%) InVision
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.00%) Bower
2 1 (5.00%) Grunt
2 1 (5.00%) gulp
2 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (5.00%) Protractor
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.00%) webpack
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) CSS
1 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) CSS3
2 3 (15.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) Angular 2
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) LESS
4 1 (5.00%) Sass
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Android
1 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Wireframes
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Analytics
4 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 5 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 5 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Validation
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Information Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (10.00%) Usability Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Adaptive Web Design
7 1 (5.00%) Cognitive Science
7 1 (5.00%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile First
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) ClickTale
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft