Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 761 712
Rank change year-on-year +6 -49 -21
Contract jobs citing UX Design 94 115 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.100% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 78 94
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £325 £263 £304
90th Percentile £550 £512 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £405 £395
% change year-on-year +4.94% +2.53% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
England median hourly rate £55.00 - £40.00
UK median hourly rate £55.00 - £40.00

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79631 81325 85624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.67% 84.17% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53568 54246 56450
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1862 2110 2524
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

UX Design
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing UX Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for UX Design in England

UX Design
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

UX Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UX Design in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UX Design in England

UX Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UX Design in England

UX Design
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 6 months to 20 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 -29 49 £400 -1.23% 9
North of England +62 19 £435 +8.75% 2
Midlands +13 10 £325 -23.08% 2
Yorkshire +15 8 £425 +21.43% 1
North East - 7 £500 - 1
West Midlands +19 6 £338 -18.18% 1
South West +15 6 £375 +15.38%
North West +18 5 £530 +24.71%
South East +4 5 £425 -5.56%
East of England -22 5 £338 -10.00% 2
East Midlands 0 4 £325 -23.53% 1
UX Design
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 94 (100.00%) User Experience
2 59 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (37.23%) Wireframes
4 31 (32.98%) HTML
5 29 (30.85%) Finance
6 26 (27.66%) CSS
7 24 (25.53%) Prototyping
8 23 (24.47%) Photoshop
8 23 (24.47%) JavaScript
9 22 (23.40%) Degree
10 21 (22.34%) Mobile App
11 20 (21.28%) Adobe
12 19 (20.21%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 18 (19.15%) Responsive Web Design
13 18 (19.15%) Web Design
14 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
14 15 (15.96%) Front End Development
15 14 (14.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 14 (14.89%) HTML5
15 14 (14.89%) Adobe Illustrator
16 13 (13.83%) Typography
17 12 (12.77%) InVision
17 12 (12.77%) Axure RP
18 11 (11.70%) Visualisation
18 11 (11.70%) .NET
18 11 (11.70%) Web Development
18 11 (11.70%) Usability Testing
18 11 (11.70%) Collaborative Working
19 10 (10.64%) Data Analysis
19 10 (10.64%) Scrum

UX Design
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 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.13%) SAS
3 1 (1.06%) CMS
3 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (24.47%) Photoshop
2 14 (14.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 14 (14.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (12.77%) InVision
4 3 (3.19%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (3.19%) Adobe Premiere
4 3 (3.19%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.06%) InDesign
5 1 (1.06%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.26%) SaaS
3 3 (3.19%) Office 365
4 2 (2.13%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Intranet
2 1 (1.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) MySQL
2 1 (1.06%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.19%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.13%) Grunt
3 2 (2.13%) gulp
3 2 (2.13%) IntelliJ
3 2 (2.13%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.13%) PhantomJS
3 2 (2.13%) WebStorm
4 1 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.06%) Protractor
4 1 (1.06%) Selenium
4 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (30.85%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Advertising
3 2 (2.13%) Automotive
3 2 (2.13%) Back Office
3 2 (2.13%) Games
3 2 (2.13%) Marketing
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Front Office
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (56.38%) Designer
2 33 (35.11%) UX Designer
3 15 (15.96%) Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Visual Designer
5 10 (10.64%) Senior Designer
6 9 (9.57%) Digital Designer
7 8 (8.51%) Interaction Designer
8 7 (7.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (7.45%) UI Designer
9 6 (6.38%) Agile Delivery Manager
9 6 (6.38%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (6.38%) Senior Interaction Designer
10 5 (5.32%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.32%) UI/UX Designer
11 4 (4.26%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.26%) User Experience Manager
12 3 (3.19%) Junior
12 3 (3.19%) Senior Manager
12 3 (3.19%) Senior UX Designer
12 3 (3.19%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (32.98%) HTML
2 26 (27.66%) CSS
3 14 (14.89%) HTML5
4 11 (11.70%) .NET
5 9 (9.57%) CSS3
6 6 (6.38%) jQuery
7 5 (5.32%) Ajax
7 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.32%) REST
7 5 (5.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (4.26%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.26%) Node.js
9 3 (3.19%) SOAP
9 3 (3.19%) WCF
9 3 (3.19%) Web Services
10 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.13%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.13%) LINQ
10 2 (2.13%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 94 (100.00%) User Experience
2 21 (22.34%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.38%) Graphic Design
5 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (4.26%) Social Media
5 4 (4.26%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.19%) Video Editing
7 2 (2.13%) W3C
8 1 (1.06%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.06%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.06%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Apple iOS
2 7 (7.45%) Android
3 2 (2.13%) Windows
3 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (37.23%) Wireframes
3 24 (25.53%) Prototyping
4 19 (20.21%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 18 (19.15%) Responsive Web Design
5 18 (19.15%) Web Design
6 15 (15.96%) Front End Development
6 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
7 13 (13.83%) Typography
8 11 (11.70%) Collaborative Working
8 11 (11.70%) Usability Testing
8 11 (11.70%) Visualisation
8 11 (11.70%) Web Development
9 10 (10.64%) Data Analysis
9 10 (10.64%) Scrum
10 9 (9.57%) Rapid Prototyping
10 9 (9.57%) SFIA
11 8 (8.51%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (8.51%) Service Design
11 8 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.47%) JavaScript
2 8 (8.51%) C#
3 6 (6.38%) Java
4 5 (5.32%) SQL
5 3 (3.19%) C++
6 2 (2.13%) Dart
6 2 (2.13%) ECMAScript
6 2 (2.13%) Python
6 2 (2.13%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.06%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.06%) Groovy
7 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.13%) MBA
3 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (21.28%) Adobe
2 9 (9.57%) Google
3 5 (5.32%) Apple
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.13%) Cadence
5 2 (2.13%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.06%) DoubleClick
6 1 (1.06%) Omniture
6 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com