Period
to 19 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 19 February 2019 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 36 54
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18 +6
Contract jobs citing User Experience 24 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.27% 4.24% 2.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.12% 12.08% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 12
Lancashire median daily rate £380 £473 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.58% -3.08% -11.36%
10th Percentile £213 £315 £362
90th Percentile £488 £819 £633
North West median daily rate £423 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +12.67% -11.76% +14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £32.13 - £36.11

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 Lancashire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 198 149 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 27.01% 35.06% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 110 161
Lancashire median daily rate £438 £423 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.55% +0.60% +12.00%
10th Percentile £235 £179 £170
90th Percentile £698 £632 £575
North West median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 24
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £38.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +2.30% -4.69%
10th Percentile £23.10 £24.80 £11.33
90th Percentile £47.08 £54.85 £51.50
North West median hourly rate £25.34 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +20.64% +23.53% -9.81%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Lancashire

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Experience in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Lancashire

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Lancashire over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Lancashire

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -2 15 £429 -9.74%
Blackburn - 4 £225 -
Fleetwood - 1 £385 -
Lancaster - 1 £313 -
User Experience
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) UX Design
3 8 (33.33%) HTML
3 8 (33.33%) CSS
3 8 (33.33%) BDD
3 8 (33.33%) User Stories
3 8 (33.33%) SFIA
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) MVC
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.83%) Web Development
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
6 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
6 5 (20.83%) Front End Development
6 5 (20.83%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (20.83%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
7 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Prototyping
7 4 (16.67%) .NET Core
7 4 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (16.67%) Vue.js
7 4 (16.67%) SOLID

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) GitLab
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Designer
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Content Designer
5 2 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Interaction Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Training Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) CSS
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
3 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Core
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 4 (16.67%) Vue.js
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 3 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.33%) Java EE
5 2 (8.33%) JSP
5 2 (8.33%) REST
5 2 (8.33%) SOAP
5 2 (8.33%) Spring
5 2 (8.33%) Spring MVC
6 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) UX Design
3 8 (33.33%) BDD
3 8 (33.33%) SFIA
3 8 (33.33%) User Stories
4 7 (29.17%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) MVC
6 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
6 5 (20.83%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (20.83%) Front End Development
6 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 5 (20.83%) Web Development
7 4 (16.67%) Change Management
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
7 4 (16.67%) Prototyping
7 4 (16.67%) SOLID
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.17%) P3O
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Apple
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Zend