The median contractor rate for a Senior UX Designer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 533 594 574
Rank change year-on-year +61 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior UX Designer 44 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.064% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.068% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 21
Median daily rate £413 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £700 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -11.11% +24.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39575 47323 46031
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.28% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25800 31094 28258
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1459 1862
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Senior UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior UX Designer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 26 £423 -17.56% 8
South East +28 11 £400 -
Yorkshire - 4 £456 -
North West +30 2 £375 +50.00%
South West - 1 - - 2
Senior UX Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 80 (100.00%) User Experience
2 42 (52.50%) Wireframes
3 31 (38.75%) HTML
4 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (28.75%) CSS
6 15 (18.75%) Retail
6 15 (18.75%) Prototyping
6 15 (18.75%) Mobile App
6 15 (18.75%) Axure RP
7 14 (17.50%) Service Design
8 13 (16.25%) OmniGraffle
9 12 (15.00%) Data Visualisation
9 12 (15.00%) Visualisation
9 12 (15.00%) Business Development
9 12 (15.00%) Finance
10 10 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (11.25%) Apple iOS
11 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (10.00%) Scrum
13 7 (8.75%) Rapid Prototyping
13 7 (8.75%) Android
13 7 (8.75%) Internet
14 6 (7.50%) W3C
14 6 (7.50%) Photoshop
14 6 (7.50%) Banking
14 6 (7.50%) Web Design
14 6 (7.50%) Web Accessibility
14 6 (7.50%) Web Development
14 6 (7.50%) InVision
15 5 (6.25%) Balsamiq Mockups

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:

Applications
1 13 (16.25%) OmniGraffle
2 6 (7.50%) InVision
2 6 (7.50%) Photoshop
3 4 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.50%) UXPin
6 1 (1.25%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.25%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.50%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) Internet
Development Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Axure RP
2 5 (6.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 15 (18.75%) Retail
2 12 (15.00%) Finance
3 6 (7.50%) Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Publishing
4 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.50%) Electronics
5 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.50%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Games
6 1 (1.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (38.75%) HTML
2 23 (28.75%) CSS
3 4 (5.00%) HTML5
4 3 (3.75%) CSS3
4 3 (3.75%) Framer.js
5 1 (1.25%) D3.js
5 1 (1.25%) Flash
5 1 (1.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 80 (100.00%) User Experience
2 15 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.50%) W3C
4 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.75%) iPhone
6 2 (2.50%) iPad
6 2 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Derivative
7 1 (1.25%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.25%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (52.50%) Wireframes
2 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.75%) Prototyping
4 14 (17.50%) Service Design
5 12 (15.00%) Business Development
5 12 (15.00%) Data Visualisation
5 12 (15.00%) Visualisation
6 10 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.00%) Scrum
9 7 (8.75%) Rapid Prototyping
10 6 (7.50%) Web Accessibility
10 6 (7.50%) Web Design
10 6 (7.50%) Web Development
11 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.25%) Information Architecture
12 4 (5.00%) Analytics
12 4 (5.00%) Android Development
12 4 (5.00%) iOS Development
12 4 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (5.00%) Adobe
2 2 (2.50%) ClickTale
2 2 (2.50%) Google
2 2 (2.50%) SAP
3 1 (1.25%) Apple
3 1 (1.25%) Omniture
3 1 (1.25%) Optimizely
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