Period
to 20 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 20 August 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
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 22 24
Rank change year-on-year -25 +2 +16
Contract jobs citing User Experience 116 154 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.69% 7.22% 7.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.71% 21.81% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 122 134
Leeds median daily rate £410 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £325 £256 £313
90th Percentile £488 £620 £488
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £398 £400
% change year-on-year +3.77% -0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 - £37.50
10th Percentile £16.25 - £36.25
90th Percentile £18.75 - £38.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £37.50

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 Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 694 706 1,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 28.05% 33.11% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 501 689
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £300
90th Percentile £588 £566 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 19
Leeds median hourly rate £16.31 £12.09 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.89% -1.33% -2.00%
10th Percentile £9.23 £11.35 £8.92
90th Percentile £30.98 £31.73 £17.30
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.03 £12.82
% change year-on-year +21.17% +9.44% -1.38%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Leeds

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Leeds

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Leeds

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Leeds region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 66 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.72%) JavaScript
3 30 (25.86%) HTML
4 25 (21.55%) Wireframes
5 22 (18.97%) E-Commerce
6 20 (17.24%) CSS
7 15 (12.93%) Scrum
8 14 (12.07%) Test Automation
8 14 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (11.21%) Mobile App
9 13 (11.21%) .NET
9 13 (11.21%) Adobe
9 13 (11.21%) Prototyping
10 12 (10.34%) Finance
10 12 (10.34%) Microservices
11 11 (9.48%) React
11 11 (9.48%) Docker
11 11 (9.48%) MVC
11 11 (9.48%) Degree
11 11 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (8.62%) Linux
12 10 (8.62%) Tomcat
12 10 (8.62%) Java
12 10 (8.62%) C#
12 10 (8.62%) AngularJS
12 10 (8.62%) Splunk
13 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (7.76%) UX Design
13 9 (7.76%) Web Application Development
13 9 (7.76%) SDLC

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 10 (8.62%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.03%) CMS
3 6 (5.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.72%) Confluence
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.86%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (4.31%) InVision
3 2 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.72%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.86%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.86%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) SaaS
2 2 (1.72%) GitHub
2 2 (1.72%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.86%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (0.86%) npm
3 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.31%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.72%) Big Data
3 2 (1.72%) MySQL
3 2 (1.72%) Redis
4 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.76%) Selenium
2 8 (6.90%) HP UFT
3 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.31%) webpack
4 4 (3.45%) Axure RP
4 4 (3.45%) gulp
5 3 (2.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (2.59%) JIRA
6 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.86%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.86%) Babel
7 1 (0.86%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.86%) Subversion
7 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (10.34%) Finance
2 4 (3.45%) Marketing
3 3 (2.59%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Games
5 1 (0.86%) Back Office
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (29.31%) Developer
2 32 (27.59%) Designer
3 29 (25.00%) UX Designer
4 14 (12.07%) User Researcher
5 8 (6.90%) Analyst
5 8 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.03%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (5.17%) User Experience Researcher
8 5 (4.31%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Product Manager
8 5 (4.31%) Product Owner
9 4 (3.45%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) HTML Developer
9 4 (3.45%) iOS Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Web Applications Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.86%) HTML
2 20 (17.24%) CSS
3 13 (11.21%) .NET
4 11 (9.48%) React
5 10 (8.62%) AngularJS
6 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET
6 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (7.76%) jQuery
7 7 (6.03%) HTML5
8 6 (5.17%) CSS3
8 6 (5.17%) Vue.js
9 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (4.31%) Node.js
10 4 (3.45%) Sass
11 3 (2.59%) RESTful
11 3 (2.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (1.72%) Angular 2
12 2 (1.72%) GraphQL
12 2 (1.72%) Kafka
12 2 (1.72%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.21%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.59%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (1.72%) Blog
4 2 (1.72%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.72%) iPhone
4 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.86%) Life Science
5 1 (0.86%) Social Media
5 1 (0.86%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.62%) Linux
2 6 (5.17%) Android
3 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.55%) Wireframes
3 22 (18.97%) E-Commerce
4 15 (12.93%) Scrum
5 14 (12.07%) Test Automation
6 13 (11.21%) Prototyping
7 12 (10.34%) Microservices
8 11 (9.48%) MVC
8 11 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (7.76%) SDLC
9 9 (7.76%) UX Design
9 9 (7.76%) Web Application Development
10 8 (6.90%) Front End Development
10 8 (6.90%) User Stories
11 7 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.03%) Market Research
11 7 (6.03%) Psychology
11 7 (6.03%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (5.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.72%) JavaScript
2 10 (8.62%) C#
2 10 (8.62%) Java
3 7 (6.03%) SQL
4 5 (4.31%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.45%) PHP
6 3 (2.59%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.72%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.72%) Go
7 2 (1.72%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.86%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Degree
2 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) APMG
4 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.86%) CBAP
4 1 (0.86%) ISEB
4 1 (0.86%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 11 (9.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) Rancher
2 2 (1.72%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.86%) Grafana
Vendors
1 13 (11.21%) Adobe
2 10 (8.62%) Splunk
3 6 (5.17%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.59%) Capita
4 3 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.59%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.72%) Google
5 2 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.72%) Tableau
6 1 (0.86%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.86%) Cisco
6 1 (0.86%) Pega
6 1 (0.86%) VMware