Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 39 51
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 +10
Contract jobs citing User Experience 78 75 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.40% 5.35% 3.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.31% 15.40% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 39 25
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +0.65% +14.81%
10th Percentile £301 £250 £290
90th Percentile £450 £493 £488
Scotland median daily rate £401 £390 £390
% change year-on-year +2.69% - +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 545 487 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 30.77% 34.76% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 228 225
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £263 £215 £192
90th Percentile £538 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +16.98% -51.71%
10th Percentile £10.31 £9.91 £9.23
90th Percentile £31.91 £25.00 £41.23
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year -41.67% -18.37% +98.65%

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 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 48 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.92%) CSS
3 20 (25.64%) Wireframes
4 17 (21.79%) HTML
5 15 (19.23%) Java
5 15 (19.23%) REST
5 15 (19.23%) AngularJS
5 15 (19.23%) User Stories
6 11 (14.10%) CMS
6 11 (14.10%) Adobe
6 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
6 11 (14.10%) Mobile App
7 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
8 9 (11.54%) Content Management
8 9 (11.54%) Sass
8 9 (11.54%) Prototyping
8 9 (11.54%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 8 (10.26%) Kanban
9 8 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (10.26%) InVision
9 8 (10.26%) Scrum
9 8 (10.26%) Oracle
9 8 (10.26%) Finance
10 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
10 7 (8.97%) SDLC
10 7 (8.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (8.97%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
10 7 (8.97%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 6 (7.69%) Problem-Solving

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 11 (14.10%) CMS
2 4 (5.13%) Confluence
3 2 (2.56%) Drupal
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) InVision
2 7 (8.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (7.69%) Photoshop
4 5 (6.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.28%) Flinto
5 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Actimize
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.41%) Taleo
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) SMS
2 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.41%) Axure RP
2 5 (6.41%) JIRA
3 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.85%) Mocha
3 3 (3.85%) Selenium
3 3 (3.85%) SilkTest
3 3 (3.85%) TestComplete
4 2 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.56%) Grunt
4 2 (2.56%) gulp
4 2 (2.56%) JUnit
4 2 (2.56%) Mockito
4 2 (2.56%) Subversion
5 1 (1.28%) GitLab
5 1 (1.28%) Gradle
5 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.28%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Back Office
2 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Publishing
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Developer
2 20 (25.64%) Designer
3 14 (17.95%) Consultant
4 9 (11.54%) UX Designer
5 8 (10.26%) Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) UI Designer
6 7 (8.97%) User Experience Consultant
7 5 (6.41%) Python Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Taleo Consultant
7 5 (6.41%) Visual Designer
8 4 (5.13%) CRM Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Cloud Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) CSS Developer
9 3 (3.85%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (3.85%) HTML Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) CSS
2 17 (21.79%) HTML
3 15 (19.23%) AngularJS
3 15 (19.23%) REST
4 9 (11.54%) Sass
5 8 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (7.69%) .NET
6 6 (7.69%) GraphQL
7 5 (6.41%) CSS3
7 5 (6.41%) HTML5
7 5 (6.41%) jQuery
7 5 (6.41%) JSON
8 4 (5.13%) .NET Core
8 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.13%) Entity Framework
8 4 (5.13%) LINQ
8 4 (5.13%) Spring
8 4 (5.13%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.56%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.56%) Social Media
3 1 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) Animation
3 1 (1.28%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (1.28%) Blog
3 1 (1.28%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.28%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.56%) Android
2 2 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.64%) Wireframes
3 15 (19.23%) User Stories
4 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
5 9 (11.54%) Content Management
5 9 (11.54%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 9 (11.54%) Prototyping
6 8 (10.26%) Kanban
6 8 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (10.26%) Scrum
7 7 (8.97%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 7 (8.97%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
7 7 (8.97%) SDLC
8 6 (7.69%) Microservices
8 6 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (7.69%) Project Management
8 6 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.41%) CRM
9 5 (6.41%) MVC
9 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.23%) Java
2 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.69%) Python
3 6 (7.69%) SQL
4 5 (6.41%) C#
5 4 (5.13%) Java 8
5 4 (5.13%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.28%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.28%) Dart
7 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.28%) Scala
7 1 (1.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.28%) PSD2
3 1 (1.28%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Adobe
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle
3 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.85%) Sybase
5 2 (2.56%) FatWire
5 2 (2.56%) Omniture
5 2 (2.56%) Splunk
6 1 (1.28%) Apple
6 1 (1.28%) Twitter
6 1 (1.28%) Xamarin