Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 44 18
Rank change year-on-year +11 -26 +23
Contract jobs citing User Experience 120 114 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.04% 5.05% 7.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.42% 17.19% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 104 109
Leeds median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £325 £277 £306
90th Percentile £481 £525 £520
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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 731 663 868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 30.69% 29.36% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 499 551
Leeds median daily rate £425 £410 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% - +2.50%
10th Percentile £306 £269 £263
90th Percentile £575 £559 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.79% +1.31% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 13 12
Leeds median hourly rate £16.87 £16.00 £12.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +30.40% -18.20%
10th Percentile £10.28 £10.10 £10.52
90th Percentile £24.87 £21.40 £16.45
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -1.69%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 73 (60.83%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 27 (22.50%) E-Commerce
4 25 (20.83%) AngularJS
4 25 (20.83%) React
4 25 (20.83%) Scrum
5 24 (20.00%) Microservices
6 23 (19.17%) HTML
7 21 (17.50%) .NET
8 20 (16.67%) Node.js
9 19 (15.83%) webpack
9 19 (15.83%) CSS
10 17 (14.17%) C#
10 17 (14.17%) CMS
10 17 (14.17%) Wireframes
11 15 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (12.50%) Mobile App
12 14 (11.67%) Apple iOS
12 14 (11.67%) REST
12 14 (11.67%) Android
12 14 (11.67%) MVC
12 14 (11.67%) Finance
13 13 (10.83%) jQuery
13 13 (10.83%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 12 (10.00%) HTML5
14 12 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (10.00%) SDLC
14 12 (10.00%) iOS Development
14 12 (10.00%) Banking
14 12 (10.00%) JSON

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 17 (14.17%) CMS
2 11 (9.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.50%) Kentico
3 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.83%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.33%) npm
2 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.33%) Office 365
4 3 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.50%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.67%) GitHub
6 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) Firewall
1 3 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.33%) MySQL
3 3 (2.50%) Redis
3 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.83%) Power BI
4 1 (0.83%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (15.83%) webpack
2 10 (8.33%) Babel
2 10 (8.33%) gulp
2 10 (8.33%) IntelliJ
3 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.50%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.83%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.83%) Grunt
6 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.83%) JIRA
6 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.83%) Xcode
General
1 14 (11.67%) Finance
2 12 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (3.33%) Law
3 4 (3.33%) Legal
3 4 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (1.67%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (37.50%) Developer
2 26 (21.67%) Designer
3 23 (19.17%) UX Designer
4 15 (12.50%) Analyst
5 14 (11.67%) UI Developer
6 9 (7.50%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (5.83%) Product Owner
7 7 (5.83%) Sitecore Developer
8 6 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Agile Product Owner
8 6 (5.00%) Digital Product Owner
8 6 (5.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (5.00%) React Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) User Researcher
10 4 (3.33%) Angular Developer
10 4 (3.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.83%) AngularJS
1 25 (20.83%) React
2 23 (19.17%) HTML
3 21 (17.50%) .NET
4 20 (16.67%) Node.js
5 19 (15.83%) CSS
6 15 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (11.67%) REST
8 13 (10.83%) jQuery
9 12 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 12 (10.00%) HTML5
9 12 (10.00%) JSON
10 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (9.17%) Redux
11 10 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (8.33%) DOM
11 10 (8.33%) Jest
12 9 (7.50%) Vue.js
13 8 (6.67%) Sass
14 5 (4.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.67%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.83%) CMDB
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.83%) iPhone
5 1 (0.83%) Life Science
5 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.67%) Android
1 14 (11.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (60.83%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.50%) E-Commerce
3 25 (20.83%) Scrum
4 24 (20.00%) Microservices
5 17 (14.17%) Wireframes
6 14 (11.67%) MVC
7 13 (10.83%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 12 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (10.00%) iOS Development
8 12 (10.00%) SDLC
9 11 (9.17%) DevOps
9 11 (9.17%) OOP
9 11 (9.17%) SOA
9 11 (9.17%) SOLID
9 11 (9.17%) TDD
10 10 (8.33%) Benchmarking
10 10 (8.33%) Front End Development
10 10 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
10 10 (8.33%) Workflow
11 9 (7.50%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.67%) JavaScript
2 17 (14.17%) C#
3 11 (9.17%) SQL
4 9 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.83%) TypeScript
6 6 (5.00%) PHP
7 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.50%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.50%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.67%) Go
10 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.83%) Java
10 1 (0.83%) Ruby
10 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (7.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) CBAP
3 2 (1.67%) ISEB
3 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) APMG
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.83%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.83%) MCP
4 1 (0.83%) MCSA
4 1 (0.83%) MCSE
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) Actionable Recommendations
2 2 (1.67%) COSO
2 2 (1.67%) GDPR
2 2 (1.67%) ISO 31000
2 2 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Prometheus
1 2 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) SCOM
2 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.83%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (10.00%) Adobe
2 11 (9.17%) Sitecore
3 5 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.33%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.50%) Cisco
5 3 (2.50%) Sony
6 2 (1.67%) IronPort
7 1 (0.83%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.83%) Apple
7 1 (0.83%) HP
7 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.83%) Tableau
7 1 (0.83%) VMware
7 1 (0.83%) Xamarin