Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 31 50
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19 +19
Contract jobs citing User Experience 97 65 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.99% 5.58% 3.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.21% 15.97% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 22 24
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -1.54%
10th Percentile £320 £327 £163
90th Percentile £456 £434 £488
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 - -

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 505 407 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 31.19% 34.97% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 200 230
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -5.71%
10th Percentile £250 £239 £175
90th Percentile £538 £473 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £13.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.78% +42.11% -54.08%
10th Percentile £10.20 £13.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £13.50 £9.75
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% -9.09% +86.08%

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 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 54 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.84%) Java
2 27 (27.84%) CSS
3 25 (25.77%) AngularJS
4 24 (24.74%) CRM
5 21 (21.65%) JIRA
6 20 (20.62%) HTML
7 19 (19.59%) User Stories
7 19 (19.59%) Test Automation
7 19 (19.59%) Confluence
8 18 (18.56%) Cucumber
8 18 (18.56%) Apple iOS
8 18 (18.56%) Selenium
8 18 (18.56%) Wireframes
9 17 (17.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (17.53%) JavaScript
9 17 (17.53%) Jenkins
10 16 (16.49%) REST
10 16 (16.49%) Test Scripting
11 15 (15.46%) Retail
11 15 (15.46%) Eclipse
11 15 (15.46%) DSL
11 15 (15.46%) Regression Testing
11 15 (15.46%) Gherkin
11 15 (15.46%) Zephyr
11 15 (15.46%) Appium
11 15 (15.46%) Scenario Testing
12 13 (13.40%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 12 (12.37%) Adobe
13 12 (12.37%) Sass

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 19 (19.59%) Confluence
2 5 (5.15%) CMS
3 3 (3.09%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.03%) Drupal
5 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.06%) InVision
3 1 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.03%) Flinto
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.15%) Taleo
3 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.06%) npm
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.03%) PaaS
4 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (21.65%) JIRA
2 18 (18.56%) Cucumber
2 18 (18.56%) Selenium
3 17 (17.53%) Jenkins
4 15 (15.46%) Appium
4 15 (15.46%) Eclipse
4 15 (15.46%) Zephyr
5 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.09%) Mocha
6 3 (3.09%) SilkTest
6 3 (3.09%) TestComplete
7 2 (2.06%) Axure RP
7 2 (2.06%) gulp
7 2 (2.06%) JUnit
7 2 (2.06%) Mockito
7 2 (2.06%) webpack
8 1 (1.03%) GitLab
8 1 (1.03%) Gradle
8 1 (1.03%) Hudson
8 1 (1.03%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (15.46%) Retail
2 6 (6.19%) Finance
3 2 (2.06%) Back Office
3 2 (2.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Publishing
4 1 (1.03%) Electronics
4 1 (1.03%) Games
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (36.08%) Developer
2 18 (18.56%) Tester
3 16 (16.49%) Designer
4 15 (15.46%) Automation Tester
5 13 (13.40%) Analyst
6 11 (11.34%) Consultant
7 10 (10.31%) Business Analyst
8 8 (8.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (8.25%) UI Designer
8 8 (8.25%) UX Designer
9 5 (5.15%) Angular Developer
9 5 (5.15%) CRM Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Developer in Test
9 5 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (5.15%) Taleo Consultant
9 5 (5.15%) Test Automation Developer
9 5 (5.15%) User Experience Consultant
10 4 (4.12%) CSS Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.84%) CSS
2 25 (25.77%) AngularJS
3 20 (20.62%) HTML
4 16 (16.49%) REST
5 15 (15.46%) Gherkin
6 12 (12.37%) Sass
7 10 (10.31%) HTML5
8 9 (9.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (7.22%) .NET
9 7 (7.22%) CSS3
9 7 (7.22%) jQuery
10 5 (5.15%) .NET Core
10 5 (5.15%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.15%) Angular 2
10 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET
10 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (5.15%) Entity Framework
10 5 (5.15%) GraphQL
10 5 (5.15%) JSON
10 5 (5.15%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.06%) Animation
3 2 (2.06%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.06%) Social Media
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.03%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.56%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.06%) Android
3 1 (1.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.74%) CRM
3 19 (19.59%) Test Automation
3 19 (19.59%) User Stories
4 18 (18.56%) Wireframes
5 17 (17.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (16.49%) Test Scripting
7 15 (15.46%) Regression Testing
7 15 (15.46%) Scenario Testing
8 13 (13.40%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 12 (12.37%) Service Design
10 11 (11.34%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 10 (10.31%) DevOps
11 10 (10.31%) Front End Development
11 10 (10.31%) Software Engineering
11 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (9.28%) MVC
12 9 (9.28%) SDLC
13 8 (8.25%) Microservices
13 8 (8.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.84%) Java
2 17 (17.53%) JavaScript
3 9 (9.28%) SQL
4 7 (7.22%) TypeScript
5 6 (6.19%) C#
5 6 (6.19%) Python
6 4 (4.12%) Java 8
7 2 (2.06%) ES6
8 1 (1.03%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.03%) Ruby
8 1 (1.03%) Scala
8 1 (1.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (4.12%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (4.12%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) ISEB
2 3 (3.09%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.03%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (12.37%) Adobe
2 11 (11.34%) Oracle
3 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.09%) Sybase
5 1 (1.03%) Apple
5 1 (1.03%) Capita
5 1 (1.03%) FatWire
5 1 (1.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) Xamarin