Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 17 46
Rank change year-on-year -32 +29 +11
Contract jobs citing User Experience 104 176 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.46% 7.84% 3.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.64% 22.83% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 99 90
Leeds median daily rate £380 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £325
90th Percentile £492 £555 £651
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £395 £414
% change year-on-year +1.27% -4.53% +22.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 625 771 898
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 26.81% 34.34% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 490 614
Leeds median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +17.65%
10th Percentile £270 £281 £264
90th Percentile £550 £588 £596
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 31
Leeds median hourly rate £16.00 £14.20 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -8.39% +6.90%
10th Percentile £9.96 £10.88 £8.58
90th Percentile £20.00 £26.25 £22.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.38 £14.75 £15.43
% change year-on-year -2.54% -4.39% +6.40%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 78 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (40.38%) HTML
3 40 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 39 (37.50%) CSS
5 32 (30.77%) Scrum
6 31 (29.81%) Front End Development
7 24 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (18.27%) TDD
9 18 (17.31%) C#
9 18 (17.31%) MVC
10 17 (16.35%) Microservices
10 17 (16.35%) ASP.NET
10 17 (16.35%) .NET
11 16 (15.38%) Java
11 16 (15.38%) jQuery
12 15 (14.42%) SQL Server
12 15 (14.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (14.42%) Collaborative Working
13 14 (13.46%) E-Commerce
14 13 (12.50%) Software Engineering
14 13 (12.50%) OOP
14 13 (12.50%) Finance
14 13 (12.50%) CMS
14 13 (12.50%) HTML5
14 13 (12.50%) UX Design
14 13 (12.50%) Wireframes
14 13 (12.50%) Prototyping
15 12 (11.54%) SFIA
15 12 (11.54%) SOLID
15 12 (11.54%) Git (software)

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 13 (12.50%) CMS
2 11 (10.58%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (5.77%) Apache Solr
3 6 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.81%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (4.81%) Confluence
5 3 (2.88%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.88%) JBoss
5 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.88%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.92%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.92%) InVision
3 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.96%) GIMP
4 1 (0.96%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.92%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) GitHub
2 5 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.88%) CloudBees
3 3 (2.88%) IaaS
3 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.88%) OpenShift
3 3 (2.88%) PaaS
4 2 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.92%) Heroku
4 2 (1.92%) npm
5 1 (0.96%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) HTTP
1 2 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) DNS
2 1 (0.96%) Firewall
2 1 (0.96%) SMTP
2 1 (0.96%) SSH
2 1 (0.96%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.77%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.62%) JIRA
3 9 (8.65%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.88%) Android Studio
4 3 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.88%) Selenium
4 3 (2.88%) SonarQube
4 3 (2.88%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.92%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.92%) Gatling
5 2 (1.92%) Grunt
5 2 (1.92%) gulp
5 2 (1.92%) Hudson
5 2 (1.92%) JMeter
5 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.96%) Subversion
6 1 (0.96%) Xcode
General
1 13 (12.50%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Marketing
3 6 (5.77%) Banking
4 5 (4.81%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.85%) Games
6 3 (2.88%) Legal
6 3 (2.88%) Retail
7 1 (0.96%) iGaming
7 1 (0.96%) Local Government
7 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.96%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 47 (45.19%) Developer
2 24 (23.08%) Designer
3 18 (17.31%) UX Designer
4 14 (13.46%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 12 (11.54%) .NET Developer
6 12 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (11.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 12 (11.54%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (11.54%) HTML Developer
7 11 (10.58%) User Researcher
8 10 (9.62%) HTML CSS Developer
9 8 (7.69%) UI Designer
9 8 (7.69%) UX Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Business Analyst
10 6 (5.77%) Interaction Designer
10 6 (5.77%) iOS Developer
10 6 (5.77%) UI Developer
11 5 (4.81%) Analyst
11 5 (4.81%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (40.38%) HTML
2 39 (37.50%) CSS
3 17 (16.35%) .NET
3 17 (16.35%) ASP.NET
4 16 (15.38%) jQuery
5 15 (14.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (12.50%) HTML5
7 12 (11.54%) AngularJS
7 12 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (11.54%) CSS3
8 11 (10.58%) React
8 11 (10.58%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 10 (9.62%) REST
10 8 (7.69%) Sass
10 8 (7.69%) Web Services
11 6 (5.77%) Ajax
11 6 (5.77%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (5.77%) RESTful
11 6 (5.77%) Spring
12 5 (4.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.73%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.88%) Blog
4 2 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.96%) Life Science
5 1 (0.96%) NHS
5 1 (0.96%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.96%) Replication
5 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.96%) Social Media
5 1 (0.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.62%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.81%) Android
3 1 (0.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.77%) Scrum
3 31 (29.81%) Front End Development
4 19 (18.27%) TDD
5 18 (17.31%) MVC
6 17 (16.35%) Microservices
7 15 (14.42%) Collaborative Working
8 14 (13.46%) E-Commerce
9 13 (12.50%) OOP
9 13 (12.50%) Prototyping
9 13 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 13 (12.50%) UX Design
9 13 (12.50%) Wireframes
10 12 (11.54%) SFIA
10 12 (11.54%) SOLID
11 11 (10.58%) SOA
12 10 (9.62%) iOS Development
12 10 (9.62%) Mentoring
12 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (9.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 18 (17.31%) C#
3 16 (15.38%) Java
4 12 (11.54%) SQL
5 11 (10.58%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.73%) Objective-C
7 6 (5.77%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.88%) PHP
9 2 (1.92%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) vCloud
1 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.96%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Puppet
1 1 (0.96%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (10.58%) Sitecore
2 3 (2.88%) Adobe
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.88%) MuleSoft
3 2 (1.92%) Google
4 1 (0.96%) Cadence
4 1 (0.96%) Marketo
4 1 (0.96%) Progress
4 1 (0.96%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.96%) Sencha
4 1 (0.96%) VMware