Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 34 39
Rank change year-on-year -19 +5 +23
Contract jobs citing User Experience 69 67 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.00% 5.29% 4.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.99% 16.11% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 46 32
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £381 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +0.99% +14.39%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £117
90th Percentile £469 £494 £448
Scotland median daily rate £405 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £13.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year +159.26% -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 531 416 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 30.80% 32.86% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 205 188
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £263 £214 £142
90th Percentile £538 £475 £454
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £26.25 £18.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.84% -2.67% -62.28%
10th Percentile £11.20 £10.38 £9.23
90th Percentile £42.05 £26.50 £41.23
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.21 £21.00
% change year-on-year -13.41% -3.76% +12.00%

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 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.88%) HTML
3 19 (27.54%) CSS
4 17 (24.64%) CMS
4 17 (24.64%) Wireframes
5 12 (17.39%) Prototyping
5 12 (17.39%) User Stories
5 12 (17.39%) Finance
5 12 (17.39%) Git (software)
6 11 (15.94%) Kanban
7 10 (14.49%) Photoshop
7 10 (14.49%) Scrum
7 10 (14.49%) Content Management
7 10 (14.49%) JIRA
7 10 (14.49%) InVision
8 9 (13.04%) UX Design
9 8 (11.59%) QA
9 8 (11.59%) Java
9 8 (11.59%) Design Thinking
9 8 (11.59%) React
9 8 (11.59%) HTML5
9 8 (11.59%) CSS3
9 8 (11.59%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (10.14%) Front End Development
10 7 (10.14%) Analytics
10 7 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
10 7 (10.14%) OO
10 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
10 7 (10.14%) Continuous Integration

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 17 (24.64%) CMS
2 5 (7.25%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (5.80%) Confluence
3 4 (5.80%) Drupal
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) InVision
1 10 (14.49%) Photoshop
2 5 (7.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Actimize
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) SMS
3 1 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.49%) JIRA
3 5 (7.25%) Axure RP
3 5 (7.25%) FitNesse
3 5 (7.25%) gulp
3 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.25%) Selenium
4 2 (2.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (2.90%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.90%) Grunt
4 2 (2.90%) Subversion
5 1 (1.45%) Hudson
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.35%) Back Office
3 3 (4.35%) Marketing
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Games
5 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Designer
1 18 (26.09%) Developer
2 11 (15.94%) Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) UX Designer
3 8 (11.59%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Consultant
4 7 (10.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (8.70%) User Experience Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) React Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Visual Designer
7 4 (5.80%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Python Developer
7 4 (5.80%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Content Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Digital Designer
8 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Designer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior UX Designer
9 2 (2.90%) Digital Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.88%) HTML
2 19 (27.54%) CSS
3 8 (11.59%) CSS3
3 8 (11.59%) HTML5
3 8 (11.59%) React
4 6 (8.70%) REST
4 6 (8.70%) Sass
5 5 (7.25%) Enzyme
5 5 (7.25%) Jest
5 5 (7.25%) jQuery
5 5 (7.25%) Redux
5 5 (7.25%) Spring Boot
6 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.80%) GraphQL
6 4 (5.80%) Node.js
7 3 (4.35%) React Native
7 3 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.90%) D3.js
8 2 (2.90%) Highcharts JS
8 2 (2.90%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.45%) Blog
3 1 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.45%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Windows
1 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.45%) Android
2 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.64%) Wireframes
3 12 (17.39%) Prototyping
3 12 (17.39%) User Stories
4 11 (15.94%) Kanban
5 10 (14.49%) Content Management
5 10 (14.49%) Scrum
6 9 (13.04%) UX Design
7 8 (11.59%) Design Thinking
7 8 (11.59%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (10.14%) Analytics
8 7 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.14%) Front End Development
8 7 (10.14%) OO
8 7 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.70%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (8.70%) BDD
9 6 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 6 (8.70%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) Java
2 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.25%) ES6
4 4 (5.80%) Python
5 3 (4.35%) SQL
6 2 (2.90%) PHP
7 1 (1.45%) Dart
7 1 (1.45%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) QA
2 3 (4.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) FatWire
2 5 (7.25%) Adobe
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) Omniture
4 2 (2.90%) OutSystems
4 2 (2.90%) Splunk
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.45%) Twitter