The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for UX Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UX Design over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

User Experience (UX) Design
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 547 560 543
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17  
Contract jobs citing UX Design 36 54 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.087% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 45 43
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +5.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £361 £363
% change year-on-year +12.45% -0.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

UX Design is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34656 40979 39244
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.30% 82.95% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23008 27240 24713
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1004 1153
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +32.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £48.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

UX Design
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing UX Design as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for UX Design in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UX Design in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UX Design in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UX Design in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UX Design in England

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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 UX Design within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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 +15 21 £425 -5.55% 6
South East +17 7 £450 +12.50%
East of England -4 4 £363 +0.69% 1
North West +28 2 £450 -12.19% 3
Yorkshire +12 2 £331 -33.75% 1
UX Design
UK

UX Design
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UX Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for UX Design.

1 76 (100.00%) User Experience
2 46 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (47.37%) Wireframes
4 26 (34.21%) CSS
5 20 (26.32%) HTML
5 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 18 (23.68%) TDD
7 16 (21.05%) OO
7 16 (21.05%) Mobile App
8 15 (19.74%) CSS3
8 15 (19.74%) Grunt
8 15 (19.74%) Prototyping
9 14 (18.42%) AngularJS
10 13 (17.11%) Finance
11 12 (15.79%) Node.js
11 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
11 12 (15.79%) Service Design
12 11 (14.47%) HTML5
12 11 (14.47%) Sass
12 11 (14.47%) Java
13 10 (13.16%) Social Media
13 10 (13.16%) Axure RP
14 9 (11.84%) Jasmine
14 9 (11.84%) Analytics
14 9 (11.84%) Jenkins
14 9 (11.84%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (11.84%) gulp
14 9 (11.84%) Scrum
15 8 (10.53%) Web Design
15 8 (10.53%) JSON

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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 5 (6.58%) CMS
2 3 (3.95%) WordPress
3 1 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.32%) Drupal
3 1 (1.32%) Marvel
3 1 (1.32%) Tornado
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (5.26%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (3.95%) InVision
4 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) GitHub
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Grunt
2 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 10 (13.16%) Axure RP
4 9 (11.84%) gulp
4 9 (11.84%) Jasmine
4 9 (11.84%) Jenkins
5 8 (10.53%) Cucumber
6 7 (9.21%) Mocha
6 7 (9.21%) Selenium
7 6 (7.89%) Maven
7 6 (7.89%) QUnit
7 6 (7.89%) RSpec
7 6 (7.89%) Vagrant
7 6 (7.89%) WebDriver
7 6 (7.89%) webpack
8 4 (5.26%) Mercurial
8 4 (5.26%) PhantomJS
9 2 (2.63%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.63%) WebStorm
10 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Marketing
4 3 (3.95%) Publishing
5 1 (1.32%) Front Office
5 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (43.42%) Designer
2 28 (36.84%) UX Designer
3 27 (35.53%) Developer
4 13 (17.11%) Senior Developer
5 10 (13.16%) UI Developer
6 9 (11.84%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Senior UI Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (5.26%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 4 (5.26%) UI Designer
10 4 (5.26%) UX Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Mobile Designer
11 3 (3.95%) Mobile UX Designer
11 3 (3.95%) Product Owner
11 3 (3.95%) UI/UX Designer
11 3 (3.95%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) CSS
2 20 (26.32%) HTML
3 15 (19.74%) CSS3
4 14 (18.42%) AngularJS
5 12 (15.79%) Node.js
6 11 (14.47%) HTML5
6 11 (14.47%) Sass
7 8 (10.53%) JSON
8 7 (9.21%) Apache Cordova
8 7 (9.21%) Backbone.js
8 7 (9.21%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (9.21%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (9.21%) XML
9 6 (7.89%) Chai
9 6 (7.89%) D3.js
9 6 (7.89%) Dropwizard
9 6 (7.89%) lodash
9 6 (7.89%) React
9 6 (7.89%) React Native
9 6 (7.89%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 76 (100.00%) User Experience
2 16 (21.05%) Mobile App
3 10 (13.16%) Social Media
4 5 (6.58%) Graphic Design
5 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.95%) W3C
7 2 (2.63%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.32%) Fintech
8 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.32%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Linux
1 6 (7.89%) Unix
2 4 (5.26%) Android
3 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (47.37%) Wireframes
3 18 (23.68%) TDD
4 16 (21.05%) OO
5 15 (19.74%) Prototyping
6 12 (15.79%) Service Design
7 9 (11.84%) Analytics
7 9 (11.84%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (11.84%) Scrum
8 8 (10.53%) Rapid Prototyping
8 8 (10.53%) Web Design
9 7 (9.21%) Front End Development
9 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.89%) Isomorphic Development
10 6 (7.89%) Isomorphic JavaScript
10 6 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (7.89%) Web Analytics
10 6 (7.89%) Web Development
11 5 (6.58%) Content Management
11 5 (6.58%) Guerrilla Research
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 11 (14.47%) Java
3 7 (9.21%) ES6
4 6 (7.89%) SQL
5 3 (3.95%) C#
6 2 (2.63%) Dart
6 2 (2.63%) ECMAScript
6 2 (2.63%) Ruby
6 2 (2.63%) Scala
6 2 (2.63%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.32%) GraphQL
7 1 (1.32%) PHP
7 1 (1.32%) Python
7 1 (1.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) PhD
3 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.63%) PMO
1 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) Adobe
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.95%) Apple
3 3 (3.95%) Google
4 2 (2.63%) Twitter
5 1 (1.32%) Capita
5 1 (1.32%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle
5 1 (1.32%) Zend
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