Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a User Experience Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 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.

UX Consultant
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 821 805
Rank change year-on-year -3 -16 -54
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 38 34 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.040% 0.035% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.037% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 40
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £281
90th Percentile £564 £520 £675
UK median daily rate £450 £413 £418
% change year-on-year +9.09% -1.20% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £100.00
UK median hourly rate - - £100.00

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 89838 92421 99413
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.75% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59916 60828 64292
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 £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2650 3012 3838
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.85 £46.94 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

User Experience Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured User Experience Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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 -10 18 £475 +18.75% 1
South East +4 8 £350 -16.42% 2
East of England - 6 £430 -
North of England +56 3 £500 +8.11%
North West +30 2 £500 -
Midlands +30 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +24 1 - -
East Midlands -1 1 - - 1
South West -2 1 £400 -11.11% 1
User Experience Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 38 (100.00%) User Experience
2 21 (55.26%) Wireframes
3 18 (47.37%) Axure RP
4 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (34.21%) Analytics
6 12 (31.58%) Prototyping
7 11 (28.95%) Information Architecture
7 11 (28.95%) Usability Testing
8 10 (26.32%) Finance
8 10 (26.32%) HTML
9 9 (23.68%) CSS
9 9 (23.68%) OmniGraffle
10 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
11 7 (18.42%) DNA
11 7 (18.42%) Games
11 7 (18.42%) Retail
11 7 (18.42%) Competitor Analysis
11 7 (18.42%) Ethnography
11 7 (18.42%) Ethnographic Research
11 7 (18.42%) Heuristic Analysis
11 7 (18.42%) Qualitative Research
11 7 (18.42%) Conceptual Models
11 7 (18.42%) Quantitative Research
12 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
12 6 (15.79%) Web Analytics
13 4 (10.53%) Android
13 4 (10.53%) Java
14 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
14 3 (7.89%) JSP
14 3 (7.89%) Servlets

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:

Applications
1 9 (23.68%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (7.89%) InVision
3 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.63%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.63%) Android Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.63%) webpack
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Games
2 7 (18.42%) Retail
3 3 (7.89%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) HTML
2 9 (23.68%) CSS
3 3 (7.89%) Java EE
3 3 (7.89%) JSF
3 3 (7.89%) JSON
3 3 (7.89%) JSP
3 3 (7.89%) REST
3 3 (7.89%) Servlets
3 3 (7.89%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) CSS3
4 1 (2.63%) Framer.js
4 1 (2.63%) HTML5
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 38 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) W3C
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Android
2 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Wireframes
2 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) Analytics
4 12 (31.58%) Prototyping
5 11 (28.95%) Information Architecture
5 11 (28.95%) Usability Testing
6 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
7 7 (18.42%) Competitor Analysis
7 7 (18.42%) Conceptual Models
7 7 (18.42%) DNA
7 7 (18.42%) Ethnographic Research
7 7 (18.42%) Ethnography
7 7 (18.42%) Heuristic Analysis
7 7 (18.42%) Qualitative Research
7 7 (18.42%) Quantitative Research
8 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 6 (15.79%) Web Analytics
9 3 (7.89%) Service Design
9 3 (7.89%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (7.89%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Java
2 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Google
2 2 (5.26%) Twitter
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe
3 1 (2.63%) Apple
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com