The median contractor rate for a User Experience Consultant was £450 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.

UX Consultant
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 547 588 558
Rank change year-on-year +41 -30  
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 30 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.072% 0.077% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.080% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 34
Median daily rate £450 £445 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +14.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £518 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £433 £375
% change year-on-year -8.95% +15.33%  
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%  

User Experience Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured User Experience Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience Consultant in England

User Experience Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Experience Consultant in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience Consultant in England

User Experience Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience Consultant in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience Consultant in England

User Experience Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Consultant in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience Consultant in England

User Experience Consultant
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 User Experience Consultant 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 +32 17 £513 +17.14% 2
South East +22 6 £315 -34.37%
North East -5 3 £400 -20.00%
North West +28 2 - -
Yorkshire +13 1 £350 -26.31%
West Midlands +9 1 - -
User Experience Consultant
UK

User Experience Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, User Experience Consultant 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 User Experience Consultant in the job title.

1 61 (100.00%) User Experience
2 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (42.62%) Wireframes
4 15 (24.59%) Axure RP
4 15 (24.59%) Finance
5 14 (22.95%) HTML
5 14 (22.95%) CSS
5 14 (22.95%) Usability Testing
6 11 (18.03%) Prototyping
7 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (16.39%) Customer Insight
8 9 (14.75%) Ethnography
8 9 (14.75%) Banking
9 8 (13.11%) OmniGraffle
9 8 (13.11%) Guerrilla Research
9 8 (13.11%) Analytics
9 8 (13.11%) Market Research
10 7 (11.48%) Information Architecture
10 7 (11.48%) Line Management
10 7 (11.48%) Service Design
10 7 (11.48%) Human Factors
11 5 (8.20%) Web Accessibility
11 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
11 5 (8.20%) Photoshop
11 5 (8.20%) W3C
11 5 (8.20%) Investment Banking
12 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (6.56%) Retail
12 4 (6.56%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (6.56%) Marketing

User Experience Consultant 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 (3.28%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) OmniGraffle
2 5 (8.20%) Photoshop
3 4 (6.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.64%) MS Office
4 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Extranet
1 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) Axure RP
2 4 (6.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Marketing
4 4 (6.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Front Office
5 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) CSS
1 14 (22.95%) HTML
2 2 (3.28%) CSS3
2 2 (3.28%) HTML5
2 2 (3.28%) jQuery
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.64%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 61 (100.00%) User Experience
2 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) W3C
4 4 (6.56%) Graphic Design
5 3 (4.92%) Credit Risk
5 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.28%) Fintech
7 1 (1.64%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.64%) Social Media
7 1 (1.64%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (42.62%) Wireframes
3 14 (22.95%) Usability Testing
4 11 (18.03%) Prototyping
5 10 (16.39%) Customer Insight
6 9 (14.75%) Ethnography
7 8 (13.11%) Analytics
7 8 (13.11%) Guerrilla Research
7 8 (13.11%) Market Research
8 7 (11.48%) Human Factors
8 7 (11.48%) Information Architecture
8 7 (11.48%) Line Management
8 7 (11.48%) Service Design
9 5 (8.20%) Web Accessibility
10 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.56%) Process Management
10 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (4.92%) Scrum
11 3 (4.92%) SEO
11 3 (4.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (3.28%) IBM
2 1 (1.64%) Google
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) SAP
2 1 (1.64%) Twitter