Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 86 78
Rank change year-on-year -26 -8 +21
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 11 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.61% 1.12% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.18% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +18.52% +10.20%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £290
90th Percentile £406 £425 £425
Scotland median daily rate £403 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +0.69% +1.01% +13.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,729 1,272 1,200
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 95.28% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,000 683 664
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £260 £244 £213
90th Percentile £538 £495 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £379 £375
% change year-on-year +5.54% +1.07% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 15
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.43 £24.50 £13.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.02% +78.51% -57.77%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.75 £9.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £195.00 £39.35
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +27.50% -

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured UX Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, UX Designer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) User Experience
2 9 (81.82%) Wireframes
3 5 (45.45%) Service Design
3 5 (45.45%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
3 5 (45.45%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) InVision
5 3 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
5 3 (27.27%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Adobe
6 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
7 1 (9.09%) Flinto
7 1 (9.09%) User Stories
7 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) InVision
2 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (9.09%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Wireframes
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 5 (45.45%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
2 5 (45.45%) Service Design
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft