Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 17 40
Rank change year-on-year -26 +23 +29
Contract jobs citing User Experience 114 202 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.05% 7.82% 4.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.25% 23.33% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 109 122
Leeds median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% - -14.77%
10th Percentile £277 £306 £310
90th Percentile £525 £520 £609
West Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Leeds median hourly rate - - £21.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £21.00

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 661 866 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 29.27% 33.54% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 551 709
Leeds median daily rate £413 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £274
90th Percentile £556 £575 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 38
Leeds median hourly rate £16.00 £12.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.61% -18.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £10.10 £11.00 £8.80
90th Percentile £21.40 £16.35 £21.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +6.90% - -

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 75 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (39.47%) HTML
3 44 (38.60%) CSS
4 43 (37.72%) JavaScript
5 36 (31.58%) Scrum
6 34 (29.82%) Front End Development
7 20 (17.54%) HTML5
8 18 (15.79%) CSS3
8 18 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (15.79%) E-Commerce
9 17 (14.91%) Degree
9 17 (14.91%) Wireframes
10 16 (14.04%) Prototyping
10 16 (14.04%) jQuery
10 16 (14.04%) TDD
11 14 (12.28%) SQL Server
11 14 (12.28%) MVC
11 14 (12.28%) React
12 13 (11.40%) Microservices
12 13 (11.40%) AngularJS
12 13 (11.40%) Adobe
12 13 (11.40%) .NET
12 13 (11.40%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 12 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
13 12 (10.53%) Photoshop
13 12 (10.53%) SQL
13 12 (10.53%) OOP
13 12 (10.53%) CMS
14 11 (9.65%) C#
14 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET

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 12 (10.53%) CMS
2 10 (8.77%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (7.02%) Apache Solr
3 8 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.63%) Confluence
4 3 (2.63%) GlassFish
4 3 (2.63%) JBoss
4 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 9 (7.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (3.51%) InVision
5 3 (2.63%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.75%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.75%) InDesign
7 1 (0.88%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.88%) GIMP
7 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) GitHub
2 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.75%) Heroku
3 2 (1.75%) npm
4 1 (0.88%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.88%) IaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) FTP
1 2 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) DNS
2 1 (0.88%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) LDAP
2 1 (0.88%) SMS
2 1 (0.88%) SMTP
2 1 (0.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.02%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Git (software)
1 8 (7.02%) JIRA
2 7 (6.14%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.26%) Axure RP
4 5 (4.39%) Selenium
5 3 (2.63%) Android Studio
5 3 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.63%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.75%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.75%) Gatling
6 2 (1.75%) Hudson
6 2 (1.75%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.75%) JMeter
6 2 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.75%) Mocha
6 2 (1.75%) Protractor
7 1 (0.88%) Babel
7 1 (0.88%) Maven
7 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 9 (7.89%) Games
1 9 (7.89%) Marketing
2 8 (7.02%) Finance
3 4 (3.51%) Banking
3 4 (3.51%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.88%) iGaming
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.88%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (45.61%) Developer
2 27 (23.68%) Designer
3 22 (19.30%) JavaScript Developer
4 18 (15.79%) UX Designer
5 17 (14.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 12 (10.53%) HTML Developer
6 12 (10.53%) User Researcher
7 11 (9.65%) .NET Developer
7 11 (9.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (9.65%) C# Developer
7 11 (9.65%) HTML CSS Developer
7 11 (9.65%) UI Designer
8 10 (8.77%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (7.89%) UX Developer
10 7 (6.14%) Architect
11 6 (5.26%) Angular Developer
11 6 (5.26%) iOS Developer
11 6 (5.26%) UI Developer
11 6 (5.26%) UI/UX Designer
11 6 (5.26%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (39.47%) HTML
2 44 (38.60%) CSS
3 20 (17.54%) HTML5
4 18 (15.79%) CSS3
5 16 (14.04%) jQuery
6 14 (12.28%) React
7 13 (11.40%) .NET
7 13 (11.40%) AngularJS
7 13 (11.40%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET
8 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (8.77%) Ajax
10 9 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (7.02%) REST
12 7 (6.14%) Sass
13 6 (5.26%) Node.js
13 6 (5.26%) Web Services
14 5 (4.39%) RESTful
14 5 (4.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.51%) Blog
4 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.75%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (0.88%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.58%) Scrum
3 34 (29.82%) Front End Development
4 18 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 17 (14.91%) Wireframes
6 16 (14.04%) Prototyping
6 16 (14.04%) TDD
7 14 (12.28%) MVC
8 13 (11.40%) Microservices
9 12 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
9 12 (10.53%) OOP
10 10 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (8.77%) SOA
10 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.77%) SOLID
10 10 (8.77%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.89%) iOS Development
11 9 (7.89%) OO
11 9 (7.89%) UX Design
11 9 (7.89%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.72%) JavaScript
2 12 (10.53%) SQL
3 11 (9.65%) C#
4 10 (8.77%) Java
4 10 (8.77%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.26%) Apple Swift
5 6 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.63%) PHP
7 2 (1.75%) Kotlin
7 2 (1.75%) Python
8 1 (0.88%) COBOL
8 1 (0.88%) ES6
8 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.75%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) vCloud
1 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Puppet
1 1 (0.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (11.40%) Adobe
2 10 (8.77%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.88%) Google
3 1 (0.88%) HP
3 1 (0.88%) Marketo
3 1 (0.88%) Micro Focus
3 1 (0.88%) MuleSoft
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle
3 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.88%) VMware