The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 54 68
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.48% 0.76% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.78% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Median daily rate £425 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -20.00%  
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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 578 638 826
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 92.63% 96.67% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 324 432
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 37 74
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -16.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.95 £37.50
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 Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in Hertfordshire

UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UX Designer in Hertfordshire

UX Designer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £425 -
UX Designer
East of England

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
1 5 (100.00%) Wireframes
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (60.00%) Xerox
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Flash
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe
3 2 (40.00%) Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Business Development

UX Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (60.00%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Flash
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Wireframes
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Business Development
3 2 (40.00%) Web Design
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
1 3 (60.00%) Xerox