Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior UX Designer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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.

Senior User Experience Designer
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 769 784 797
Rank change year-on-year +15 +13 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior UX Designer 88 89 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.093% 0.091% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.096% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 83 57
England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £368 £363 £312
90th Percentile £615 £537 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Senior UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior UX Designer in England

Senior UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior UX Designer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior UX Designer in England

Senior UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior UX Designer in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior UX Designer in England

Senior UX Designer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior UX Designer within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
London -8 67 £488 +8.33% 9
North of England +64 13 £395 -12.22% 1
Yorkshire +20 7 £385 -16.76% 1
North West +24 4 £450 +20.00%
South West - 4 £426 - 1
South East 0 2 £370 -7.50% 1
North East - 2 £620 -
West Midlands +23 1 - -
Midlands +15 1 - -
East of England -18 1 £420 -20.00% 1
Senior UX Designer
UK

Senior UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior UX Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Senior UX Designer in the job title.

1 88 (100.00%) User Experience
2 54 (61.36%) Wireframes
3 42 (47.73%) Prototyping
4 36 (40.91%) Axure RP
5 35 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (38.64%) HTML
7 32 (36.36%) CSS
8 31 (35.23%) Finance
9 23 (26.14%) Banking
10 18 (20.45%) E-Commerce
10 18 (20.45%) Workflow
11 14 (15.91%) Visualisation
12 13 (14.77%) Adobe
12 13 (14.77%) Data Visualisation
12 13 (14.77%) Service Design
13 12 (13.64%) Usability Testing
14 11 (12.50%) Degree
14 11 (12.50%) InVision
14 11 (12.50%) OmniGraffle
15 10 (11.36%) Mobile App
16 9 (10.23%) Information Architecture
17 7 (7.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 7 (7.95%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
17 7 (7.95%) Graphic Design
18 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
18 6 (6.82%) Collaborative Working
18 6 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
19 5 (5.68%) Analytics
19 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
20 4 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator

Senior UX Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (1.14%) Confluence
2 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (12.50%) InVision
1 11 (12.50%) OmniGraffle
2 7 (7.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.27%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (40.91%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 31 (35.23%) Finance
2 23 (26.14%) Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.41%) Retail
4 3 (3.41%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Arabic Language
5 1 (1.14%) Games
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (38.64%) HTML
2 32 (36.36%) CSS
3 1 (1.14%) Ajax
3 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.14%) HTML5
3 1 (1.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 88 (100.00%) User Experience
2 10 (11.36%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.95%) Graphic Design
4 4 (4.55%) Fintech
5 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.14%) IVR
7 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.14%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.14%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.27%) Android
1 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (61.36%) Wireframes
2 42 (47.73%) Prototyping
3 35 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (20.45%) E-Commerce
4 18 (20.45%) Workflow
5 14 (15.91%) Visualisation
6 13 (14.77%) Data Visualisation
6 13 (14.77%) Service Design
7 12 (13.64%) Usability Testing
8 9 (10.23%) Information Architecture
9 7 (7.95%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 6 (6.82%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (5.68%) Analytics
11 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.55%) Line Management
12 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
13 3 (3.41%) Ethnography
13 3 (3.41%) Front End Development
13 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.14%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) MiFID
1 1 (1.14%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Adobe
2 2 (2.27%) Apple
2 2 (2.27%) Google
3 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com