Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 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
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 52 20
Rank change year-on-year +3 -32 +17
Contract jobs citing User Experience 87 120 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.32% 4.75% 8.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.17% 18.87% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 94 129
Leeds median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £347 £313 £295
90th Percentile £588 £497 £625
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 614 636 729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 30.47% 25.18% 34.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 429 501
Leeds median daily rate £440 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -0.06%
10th Percentile £275 £296 £277
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 10 9
Leeds median hourly rate £20.33 £17.50 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.17% +23.24% -11.50%
10th Percentile £11.90 £10.49 £12.00
90th Percentile £27.69 £38.83 £26.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £14.20
% change year-on-year +22.81% +0.35% -9.12%

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 15 June 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 15 June 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 57 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (45.98%) Git (software)
3 33 (37.93%) Mobile App
3 33 (37.93%) Java
4 32 (36.78%) Scrum
5 30 (34.48%) HTML
5 30 (34.48%) Test Automation
6 29 (33.33%) Node.js
6 29 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 29 (33.33%) JIRA
7 28 (32.18%) GitHub
7 28 (32.18%) Jenkins
7 28 (32.18%) Sonatype Nexus
8 27 (31.03%) REST
8 27 (31.03%) JSON
8 27 (31.03%) CSS
9 26 (29.89%) Kanban
9 26 (29.89%) Apple iOS
9 26 (29.89%) Splunk
9 26 (29.89%) Confluence
9 26 (29.89%) Slack
10 25 (28.74%) iOS Development
10 25 (28.74%) Spring Boot
10 25 (28.74%) Spring
10 25 (28.74%) Maven
11 24 (27.59%) React
12 23 (26.44%) AppDynamics
12 23 (26.44%) Java 8
13 18 (20.69%) CMS
14 17 (19.54%) Xcode

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 26 (29.89%) Confluence
2 18 (20.69%) CMS
3 8 (9.20%) Drupal
4 7 (8.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (8.05%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (8.05%) Mule
5 3 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.30%) Jadu
6 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.30%) TYPO3
7 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Sketch
2 3 (3.45%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.30%) InVision
4 1 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.15%) Chatbot
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.15%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.15%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (32.18%) GitHub
2 26 (29.89%) Slack
3 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.30%) Heroku
5 2 (2.30%) Office 365
5 2 (2.30%) SaaS
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.15%) IaaS
6 1 (1.15%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) Firewall
2 1 (1.15%) Skype
2 1 (1.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.15%) Big Data
3 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.15%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 40 (45.98%) Git (software)
2 29 (33.33%) JIRA
3 28 (32.18%) Jenkins
3 28 (32.18%) Sonatype Nexus
4 25 (28.74%) Maven
5 17 (19.54%) Xcode
6 8 (9.20%) gulp
7 7 (8.05%) JUnit
7 7 (8.05%) Mockito
7 7 (8.05%) Selenium
8 6 (6.90%) Subversion
9 5 (5.75%) Jasmine
9 5 (5.75%) Mocha
10 4 (4.60%) GitLab
10 4 (4.60%) Grunt
10 4 (4.60%) webpack
11 2 (2.30%) Artifactory
11 2 (2.30%) SonarQube
12 1 (1.15%) Android Studio
12 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 11 (12.64%) Banking
2 10 (11.49%) Finance
3 3 (3.45%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
4 2 (2.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Games
5 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (63.22%) Developer
2 19 (21.84%) iOS Developer
3 15 (17.24%) Designer
4 11 (12.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (11.49%) UX Designer
6 8 (9.20%) PHP Developer
7 6 (6.90%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Android Developer
8 5 (5.75%) React Developer
8 5 (5.75%) UI Designer
8 5 (5.75%) User Researcher
8 5 (5.75%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.60%) UI/UX Designer
10 3 (3.45%) Digital Designer
10 3 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Sitecore Developer
11 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.30%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.48%) HTML
2 29 (33.33%) Node.js
3 27 (31.03%) CSS
3 27 (31.03%) JSON
3 27 (31.03%) REST
4 25 (28.74%) Spring
4 25 (28.74%) Spring Boot
5 24 (27.59%) React
6 15 (17.24%) jQuery
7 12 (13.79%) HTML5
8 11 (12.64%) .NET
8 11 (12.64%) Sass
9 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET
10 7 (8.05%) Enzyme
10 7 (8.05%) Jest
10 7 (8.05%) WireMock
11 6 (6.90%) AngularJS
11 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (5.75%) Mustache
12 5 (5.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (37.93%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.05%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (3.45%) NHS
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.89%) Apple iOS
2 15 (17.24%) Android
3 7 (8.05%) Linux
3 7 (8.05%) Unix
4 6 (6.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (36.78%) Scrum
3 30 (34.48%) Test Automation
4 26 (29.89%) Kanban
5 25 (28.74%) iOS Development
6 15 (17.24%) Front End Development
6 15 (17.24%) Web Development
7 12 (13.79%) Android Development
8 11 (12.64%) Service Design
9 9 (10.34%) Content Management
9 9 (10.34%) TDD
10 8 (9.20%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (9.20%) Web Design
11 7 (8.05%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (8.05%) SOA
11 7 (8.05%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 7 (8.05%) Web Accessibility
11 7 (8.05%) Wireframes
12 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.90%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.93%) Java
2 29 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 23 (26.44%) Java 8
4 17 (19.54%) Apple Swift
5 9 (10.34%) C#
6 8 (9.20%) PHP
6 8 (9.20%) SQL
7 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.30%) Python
9 1 (1.15%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.15%) VB
9 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) Degree
4 3 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) WCAG
2 2 (2.30%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.15%) GDPR
3 1 (1.15%) P3O
3 1 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Docker
2 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Rancher
2 1 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (29.89%) Splunk
2 23 (26.44%) AppDynamics
3 8 (9.20%) Adobe
4 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.60%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.30%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco
7 1 (1.15%) F5
7 1 (1.15%) Google
7 1 (1.15%) IronPort
7 1 (1.15%) Kofax
7 1 (1.15%) Xerox