Period
to 8 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 8 August 2020 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 45 44
Rank change year-on-year +25 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing User Experience 50 82 121
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.26% 3.56% 4.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.32% 12.56% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 91
Median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +6.80%
10th Percentile £354 £318 £325
90th Percentile £529 £575 £513
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £22.50

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

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 224 653 784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.04% 28.37% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 314 378
Median daily rate £450 £436 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +7.72% +4.52%
10th Percentile £221 £306 £263
90th Percentile £618 £588 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 10
Median hourly rate £32.75 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.43% +100.00% -59.67%
10th Percentile £19.98 £12.70 £12.60
90th Percentile £46.93 £46.75 £36.38
Median hourly rate £37.50 £26.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% +50.00% -48.53%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing User Experience as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Edinburgh

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing User Experience in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for User Experience in Edinburgh

User Experience
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing User Experience in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for User Experience in Edinburgh

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing User Experience in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for User Experience in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) Finance
2 20 (40.00%) CSS
3 18 (36.00%) HTML
4 12 (24.00%) TypeScript
4 12 (24.00%) Service Design
5 11 (22.00%) Front End Development
6 10 (20.00%) Public Sector
6 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (16.00%) Analytics
7 8 (16.00%) Prototyping
7 8 (16.00%) React
7 8 (16.00%) webpack
8 7 (14.00%) Wireframes
8 7 (14.00%) Redux
8 7 (14.00%) Sketch
8 7 (14.00%) Axure RP
8 7 (14.00%) CSS3
8 7 (14.00%) HTML5
9 6 (12.00%) Information Architecture
9 6 (12.00%) Mobile App
9 6 (12.00%) Banking
10 5 (10.00%) Web Design
10 5 (10.00%) C#
10 5 (10.00%) UX Design
10 5 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
10 5 (10.00%) InVision
10 5 (10.00%) Fintech
11 4 (8.00%) Windows 10

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Sketch
2 5 (10.00%) InVision
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
2 3 (6.00%) Azure
3 2 (4.00%) npm
3 2 (4.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) AWS
4 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Skype
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) HSRP
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) IKE
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.00%) IPsec
2 1 (2.00%) L2TP
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.00%) SMTP
2 1 (2.00%) SSH
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) VLAN
2 1 (2.00%) VRRP
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) webpack
2 7 (14.00%) Axure RP
3 4 (8.00%) Cypress.io
3 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.00%) Grunt
4 2 (4.00%) gulp
5 1 (2.00%) Balsamiq
5 1 (2.00%) Bower
General
1 20 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Public Sector
3 6 (12.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Designer
2 17 (34.00%) UX Designer
3 10 (20.00%) Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (12.00%) UI Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Interaction Designer
6 3 (6.00%) Lead Designer
6 3 (6.00%) React Developer
6 3 (6.00%) UI Designer
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Android Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Content Designer
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (4.00%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Product Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.00%) CSS
2 18 (36.00%) HTML
3 8 (16.00%) React
4 7 (14.00%) CSS3
4 7 (14.00%) HTML5
4 7 (14.00%) Redux
5 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (8.00%) Jest
5 4 (8.00%) Node.js
6 3 (6.00%) Sass
6 3 (6.00%) Vue.js
7 2 (4.00%) LESS
8 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Blog
3 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
1 4 (8.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (6.00%) Android
2 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) Service Design
3 11 (22.00%) Front End Development
4 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.00%) Analytics
5 8 (16.00%) Prototyping
6 7 (14.00%) Wireframes
7 6 (12.00%) Information Architecture
8 5 (10.00%) Fintech
8 5 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
8 5 (10.00%) UX Design
8 5 (10.00%) Web Design
9 4 (8.00%) Creative Thinking
9 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (8.00%) TDD
9 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 3 (6.00%) Analytical Thinking
10 3 (6.00%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) TypeScript
2 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.00%) C#
4 3 (6.00%) ES6
4 3 (6.00%) ES7
4 3 (6.00%) JSX
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Docker
1 2 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Adobe
2 2 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle