The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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.

User Experience Designer
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 62 67
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 13 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.99% 0.99% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.05% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Median daily rate £400 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -3.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £175.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 617 666 869
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.49% 94.07% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 385 455
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 25
Median hourly rate £15.75 £9.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.73% -73.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £13.00 £56.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured UX Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in Glasgow

UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UX Designer in Glasgow

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, UX Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) User Experience
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) Prototyping
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) CSS
5 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 6 (42.86%) Rapid Prototyping
7 4 (28.57%) Graphic Design
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 4 (28.57%) UX Design
8 2 (14.29%) CSS3
8 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 2 (14.29%) HTML5
9 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
9 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
9 1 (7.14%) Human Factors
9 1 (7.14%) Drupal
9 1 (7.14%) Android
9 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
9 1 (7.14%) Statistics
9 1 (7.14%) Usability Engineering
9 1 (7.14%) Degree
9 1 (7.14%) Framer.js
9 1 (7.14%) Anthropology
9 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (7.14%) Mobile First
9 1 (7.14%) Ethnography

UX Designer Skill Set
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 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) CSS3
2 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) User Experience
2 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (28.57%) Graphic Design
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Prototyping
3 6 (42.86%) Rapid Prototyping
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) UX Design
5 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) Anthropology
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Ethnography
6 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.14%) Human Factors
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile First
6 1 (7.14%) Service Design
6 1 (7.14%) Sociology
6 1 (7.14%) Statistics
6 1 (7.14%) Usability Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree