Period
to 22 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 39 45
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6 +14
Contract jobs citing User Experience 74 44 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.22% 4.12% 3.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.32% 12.02% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 26 21
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38% -27.78%
10th Percentile £300 £113 £163
90th Percentile £455 £425 £375
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £43.25 £100.00
% change year-on-year -68.79% -56.75% -

User Experience is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 383 366 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 32.21% 34.27% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 187 246
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.38% -8.05%
10th Percentile £225 £173 £140
90th Percentile £473 £467 £488
Scotland median daily rate £390 £350 £373
% change year-on-year +11.43% -6.04% -0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.00 £26.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.98% +34.18% +41.73%
10th Percentile £11.75 £13.78 £12.92
90th Percentile £41.50 £44.60 £42.61
Scotland median hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -32.81% +34.74% +25.00%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Glasgow

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Glasgow

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Glasgow over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.27%) Regression Testing
2 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 15 (20.27%) JIRA
2 15 (20.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (20.27%) Test Scripting
2 15 (20.27%) Test Automation
3 14 (18.92%) Confluence
4 13 (17.57%) HTML
4 13 (17.57%) CSS
4 13 (17.57%) Adobe
4 13 (17.57%) Apple iOS
4 13 (17.57%) Front End Development
5 12 (16.22%) Gherkin
5 12 (16.22%) User Stories
5 12 (16.22%) CRM
5 12 (16.22%) Java
5 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (14.86%) Selenium
6 11 (14.86%) Retail
6 11 (14.86%) DSL
6 11 (14.86%) Eclipse
6 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
6 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
6 11 (14.86%) Zephyr
6 11 (14.86%) Cucumber
6 11 (14.86%) Appium
6 11 (14.86%) Scenario Testing
7 10 (13.51%) AngularJS

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 14 (18.92%) Confluence
2 5 (6.76%) CMS
2 5 (6.76%) Umbraco
3 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.35%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (10.81%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.35%) InVision
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) SaaS
2 4 (5.41%) IaaS
3 2 (2.70%) PaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) DSL
2 2 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) Big Data
2 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) JIRA
2 11 (14.86%) Appium
2 11 (14.86%) Cucumber
2 11 (14.86%) Eclipse
2 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
2 11 (14.86%) Selenium
2 11 (14.86%) Zephyr
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Blend
4 3 (4.05%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) Tester
3 13 (17.57%) Analyst
4 12 (16.22%) Designer
5 11 (14.86%) Automation Tester
5 11 (14.86%) Business Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) UX Designer
7 6 (8.11%) UX Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (6.76%) UI Developer
8 5 (6.76%) User Researcher
8 5 (6.76%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Software Tester
9 4 (5.41%) UI/UX Developer
9 4 (5.41%) UX Specialist
10 3 (4.05%) Angular Developer
10 3 (4.05%) WPF Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Consultant
11 2 (2.70%) Lead UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) CSS
1 13 (17.57%) HTML
2 12 (16.22%) Gherkin
3 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
4 9 (12.16%) HTML5
5 7 (9.46%) Web Services
6 6 (8.11%) CSS3
6 6 (8.11%) jQuery
6 6 (8.11%) WPF
7 5 (6.76%) Sass
8 4 (5.41%) .NET
9 3 (4.05%) Flash
9 3 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.35%) Ajax
10 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.35%) LESS
10 1 (1.35%) Node.js
10 1 (1.35%) React
10 1 (1.35%) REST
10 1 (1.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.35%) Animation
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.27%) Regression Testing
2 15 (20.27%) Test Automation
2 15 (20.27%) Test Scripting
2 15 (20.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (17.57%) Front End Development
4 12 (16.22%) CRM
4 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (16.22%) User Stories
5 11 (14.86%) Scenario Testing
6 9 (12.16%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 7 (9.46%) MVC
7 7 (9.46%) Wireframes
8 6 (8.11%) Service Design
9 5 (6.76%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (6.76%) OO
9 5 (6.76%) Scrum
9 5 (6.76%) Web Development
10 4 (5.41%) TDD
10 4 (5.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.22%) Java
1 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
2 7 (9.46%) C#
3 6 (8.11%) TypeScript
3 6 (8.11%) XAML
4 3 (4.05%) SQL
5 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) ISEB
4 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.35%) GDPR
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Adobe
2 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.41%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle
5 2 (2.70%) Infragistics
6 1 (1.35%) Capita
6 1 (1.35%) Pega
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow