Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 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
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 38 38
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 -17
Contract jobs citing User Experience 67 126 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.00% 5.29% 5.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.04% 17.70% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 82 108
Leeds median daily rate £450 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% +1.32%
10th Percentile £310 £325 £268
90th Percentile £525 £475 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Leeds median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year +100.00% - -

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 514 712 682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 30.65% 29.92% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 437 506
Leeds median daily rate £425 £425 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.20% -2.06%
10th Percentile £312 £306 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £569
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 14
Leeds median hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.16% -3.13% +30.40%
10th Percentile £15.43 £9.60 £10.87
90th Percentile £38.68 £25.25 £21.23
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.88 £15.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +21.77% -1.59% +8.62%

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 48 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.30%) Scrum
2 27 (40.30%) Git (software)
3 21 (31.34%) GitHub
3 21 (31.34%) Mobile App
4 20 (29.85%) REST
4 20 (29.85%) Apple iOS
5 19 (28.36%) Jenkins
6 18 (26.87%) iOS Development
6 18 (26.87%) React
6 18 (26.87%) Sonatype Nexus
6 18 (26.87%) Slack
6 18 (26.87%) Confluence
6 18 (26.87%) Android
6 18 (26.87%) Kanban
6 18 (26.87%) Test Automation
6 18 (26.87%) JSON
6 18 (26.87%) JIRA
7 16 (23.88%) Xcode
7 16 (23.88%) Android Development
7 16 (23.88%) Apple Swift
7 16 (23.88%) Node.js
8 15 (22.39%) Java
9 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
10 13 (19.40%) Wireframes
11 12 (17.91%) Banking
12 11 (16.42%) Spring
12 11 (16.42%) Maven
12 11 (16.42%) CSS
12 11 (16.42%) Finance

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 18 (26.87%) Confluence
2 5 (7.46%) CMS
3 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.49%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Sketch
2 9 (13.43%) InVision
3 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (7.46%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.99%) Chatbot
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 21 (31.34%) GitHub
2 18 (26.87%) Slack
3 6 (8.96%) Azure
4 3 (4.48%) Heroku
5 2 (2.99%) AWS
5 2 (2.99%) GCP
5 2 (2.99%) Office 365
6 1 (1.49%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
1 2 (2.99%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (40.30%) Git (software)
2 19 (28.36%) Jenkins
3 18 (26.87%) JIRA
3 18 (26.87%) Sonatype Nexus
4 16 (23.88%) Xcode
5 11 (16.42%) Maven
6 6 (8.96%) Axure RP
6 6 (8.96%) Balsamiq
7 3 (4.48%) GitLab
7 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (2.99%) gulp
8 2 (2.99%) MSTest
8 2 (2.99%) NUnit
8 2 (2.99%) webpack
9 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.49%) JUnit
9 1 (1.49%) Mockito
9 1 (1.49%) Selenium
9 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (17.91%) Banking
2 11 (16.42%) Finance
3 6 (8.96%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.97%) Marketing
4 4 (5.97%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.99%) Legal
6 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (50.75%) Developer
2 17 (25.37%) Designer
3 16 (23.88%) UX Designer
4 13 (19.40%) Android Developer
5 7 (10.45%) iOS Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Digital Product Owner
6 4 (5.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (5.97%) Product Owner
6 4 (5.97%) React Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Desktop Support
8 2 (2.99%) iOS Android Developer
8 2 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Copywriter
9 1 (1.49%) Lead Architect
9 1 (1.49%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Node.js Developer
9 1 (1.49%) UI Developer
9 1 (1.49%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.85%) REST
2 18 (26.87%) JSON
2 18 (26.87%) React
3 16 (23.88%) Node.js
4 11 (16.42%) CSS
4 11 (16.42%) Spring
4 11 (16.42%) Spring Boot
5 9 (13.43%) .NET
5 9 (13.43%) HTML
6 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.97%) Sass
8 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (4.48%) CSS3
8 3 (4.48%) Express
8 3 (4.48%) GraphQL
8 3 (4.48%) HTML5
8 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Graph
8 3 (4.48%) RxSwift
8 3 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.34%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.48%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (4.48%) NHS
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Apple iOS
2 18 (26.87%) Android
3 2 (2.99%) Windows
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.30%) Scrum
3 18 (26.87%) iOS Development
3 18 (26.87%) Kanban
3 18 (26.87%) Test Automation
4 16 (23.88%) Android Development
5 13 (19.40%) Wireframes
6 9 (13.43%) Prototyping
6 9 (13.43%) Web Development
7 7 (10.45%) Change Management
8 6 (8.96%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (8.96%) Front End Development
8 6 (8.96%) Information Architecture
9 4 (5.97%) Innovative Thinking
9 4 (5.97%) Migration
9 4 (5.97%) Project Delivery
9 4 (5.97%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 4 (5.97%) Web Design
10 3 (4.48%) MVC
10 3 (4.48%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) Apple Swift
2 15 (22.39%) Java
3 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.42%) Java 8
5 5 (7.46%) C#
6 4 (5.97%) Python
7 3 (4.48%) SQL
8 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.49%) Go
9 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
1 3 (4.48%) WCAG
2 1 (1.49%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Rancher
2 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) AppDynamics
1 11 (16.42%) Splunk
2 4 (5.97%) Google
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) Adobe
4 1 (1.49%) Hotjar
4 1 (1.49%) Tableau
4 1 (1.49%) Xamarin