Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 38 57
Rank change year-on-year +2 +19 +11
Contract jobs citing User Experience 67 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.33% 4.41% 2.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.76% 13.02% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 19
Glasgow median daily rate £381 £378 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.99% +14.39% -20.00%
10th Percentile £238 £117 £237
90th Percentile £494 £448 £393
Scotland median daily rate £390 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.63% -11.25%
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 425 384 499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 33.84% 33.83% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 189 249
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -1.53%
10th Percentile £220 £145 £158
90th Percentile £475 £453 £495
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 8
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.53% +34.18% +25.24%
10th Percentile £10.30 £17.63 £12.35
90th Percentile £26.80 £45.13 £57.13
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £35.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -36.17% +76.25% -3.61%

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 10 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Experience 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) HTML
2 21 (31.34%) CSS
3 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.37%) Finance
5 16 (23.88%) Front End Development
6 14 (20.90%) AngularJS
7 13 (19.40%) HTML5
8 12 (17.91%) Web Development
8 12 (17.91%) Adobe
9 11 (16.42%) jQuery
10 10 (14.93%) Sass
11 9 (13.43%) CSS3
11 9 (13.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
12 8 (11.94%) Photoshop
12 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (11.94%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (11.94%) TypeScript
13 7 (10.45%) Wireframes
13 7 (10.45%) MVC
13 7 (10.45%) C#
14 6 (8.96%) XAML
14 6 (8.96%) QA
14 6 (8.96%) WPF
14 6 (8.96%) Service Design
14 6 (8.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (8.96%) LESS
15 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software

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 5 (7.46%) Umbraco
2 4 (5.97%) CMS
2 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.49%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (11.94%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.49%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) IaaS
1 4 (5.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) Big Data
2 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (4.48%) Axure RP
3 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.99%) Grunt
3 2 (2.99%) gulp
4 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.49%) Xcode
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Developer
2 13 (19.40%) Designer
3 12 (17.91%) Web Developer
4 9 (13.43%) UX Designer
5 8 (11.94%) UI Developer
6 7 (10.45%) UX Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Angular Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (7.46%) Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Business Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (7.46%) UI/UX Developer
8 5 (7.46%) User Researcher
9 4 (5.97%) Software Tester
9 4 (5.97%) Tester
9 4 (5.97%) UX Specialist
10 3 (4.48%) HTML Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.48%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.34%) CSS
1 21 (31.34%) HTML
2 14 (20.90%) AngularJS
3 13 (19.40%) HTML5
4 11 (16.42%) jQuery
5 10 (14.93%) Sass
6 9 (13.43%) CSS3
7 6 (8.96%) LESS
7 6 (8.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (8.96%) WPF
8 4 (5.97%) .NET
8 4 (5.97%) React
8 4 (5.97%) Web Services
9 3 (4.48%) Flash
9 3 (4.48%) Node.js
10 2 (2.99%) Ajax
10 2 (2.99%) Angular 2
10 2 (2.99%) Apache Flex
10 2 (2.99%) Redux
10 2 (2.99%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.48%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.99%) Derivative
5 2 (2.99%) FMCG
5 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.49%) Animation
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Equities
6 1 (1.49%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Android
1 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.88%) Front End Development
3 12 (17.91%) Web Development
4 9 (13.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.45%) MVC
6 7 (10.45%) Wireframes
7 6 (8.96%) Service Design
8 5 (7.46%) Prototyping
8 5 (7.46%) Rapid Prototyping
8 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.97%) Compatibility Testing
9 4 (5.97%) OO
9 4 (5.97%) OOP
9 4 (5.97%) Regression Testing
9 4 (5.97%) Scrum
9 4 (5.97%) TDD
9 4 (5.97%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.97%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.94%) TypeScript
3 7 (10.45%) C#
4 6 (8.96%) XAML
5 1 (1.49%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.49%) Java
5 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Adobe
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.97%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.99%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.49%) Twitter