Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 25 37
Rank change year-on-year -17 +12 +12
Contract jobs citing User Experience 126 161 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.96% 7.63% 4.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.44% 21.85% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 111 104
Leeds median daily rate £408 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.21% +3.13% -14.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £325
90th Percentile £500 £625 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate - - £37.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 648 737 906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 25.53% 34.91% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 500 625
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £290 £299 £300
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 22
Leeds median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -11.25% +34.96%
10th Percentile £9.45 £10.69 £9.05
90th Percentile £38.83 £26.63 £22.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.14 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +13.08% -19.35% +26.02%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 76 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (34.92%) HTML
3 42 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 32 (25.40%) CSS
5 24 (19.05%) Scrum
6 23 (18.25%) Wireframes
7 21 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (15.87%) Front End Development
8 20 (15.87%) .NET
9 19 (15.08%) C#
9 19 (15.08%) E-Commerce
10 18 (14.29%) Java
10 18 (14.29%) MVC
11 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET
12 16 (12.70%) Finance
12 16 (12.70%) TDD
12 16 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (11.90%) React
13 15 (11.90%) Degree
13 15 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (11.11%) Test Automation
14 14 (11.11%) Microservices
15 13 (10.32%) Prototyping
15 13 (10.32%) Service Design
15 13 (10.32%) Collaborative Working
15 13 (10.32%) jQuery
16 12 (9.52%) Linux
17 11 (8.73%) Tomcat
17 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
17 11 (8.73%) SQL

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 11 (8.73%) CMS
1 11 (8.73%) Tomcat
2 10 (7.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (3.97%) Confluence
4 3 (2.38%) WordPress
5 2 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.79%) JBoss
6 1 (0.79%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (3.17%) InVision
2 4 (3.17%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.59%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.79%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.79%) GIMP
5 1 (0.79%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.59%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.97%) GitHub
2 3 (2.38%) Rackspace Cloud
2 3 (2.38%) SaaS
3 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.59%) CloudBees
3 2 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.59%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.59%) IaaS
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.59%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.59%) PaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.79%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.79%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) DNS
2 1 (0.79%) Firewall
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) SMTP
2 1 (0.79%) SSH
2 1 (0.79%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.59%) Big Data
3 2 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Git (software)
1 10 (7.94%) Selenium
2 8 (6.35%) HP UFT
3 7 (5.56%) JIRA
4 5 (3.97%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.97%) webpack
5 4 (3.17%) gulp
6 3 (2.38%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.59%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.59%) Babel
7 2 (1.59%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.59%) Subversion
7 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.79%) Grunt
8 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (12.70%) Finance
2 7 (5.56%) Banking
3 5 (3.97%) Retail
4 4 (3.17%) Legal
4 4 (3.17%) Marketing
4 4 (3.17%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.38%) Local Government
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (33.33%) Developer
2 36 (28.57%) Designer
3 30 (23.81%) UX Designer
4 15 (11.90%) User Researcher
5 10 (7.94%) Java Developer
6 9 (7.14%) Analyst
6 9 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 9 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (6.35%) C# Developer
7 8 (6.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.56%) HTML Developer
9 6 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.76%) UI Designer
10 5 (3.97%) Digital Designer
10 5 (3.97%) User Experience Researcher
11 4 (3.17%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) Web Designer
11 4 (3.17%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (34.92%) HTML
2 32 (25.40%) CSS
3 20 (15.87%) .NET
4 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET
5 15 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (11.90%) React
6 13 (10.32%) jQuery
7 11 (8.73%) AngularJS
8 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (7.94%) HTML5
8 10 (7.94%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 7 (5.56%) CSS3
10 6 (4.76%) Web Services
11 5 (3.97%) Node.js
11 5 (3.97%) REST
12 4 (3.17%) Sass
12 4 (3.17%) Spring
13 3 (2.38%) Redux
13 3 (2.38%) SOAP
13 3 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.38%) Blog
3 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.38%) Minimum Viable Product
3 3 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.79%) Life Science
4 1 (0.79%) NHS
4 1 (0.79%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.79%) Replication
4 1 (0.79%) Social Media
4 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.52%) Linux
2 4 (3.17%) Android
3 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (19.05%) Scrum
3 23 (18.25%) Wireframes
4 20 (15.87%) Front End Development
5 19 (15.08%) E-Commerce
6 18 (14.29%) MVC
7 16 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (12.70%) TDD
8 14 (11.11%) Microservices
8 14 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 13 (10.32%) Collaborative Working
9 13 (10.32%) Prototyping
9 13 (10.32%) Service Design
10 11 (8.73%) Mentoring
10 11 (8.73%) Software Engineering
10 11 (8.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (8.73%) UX Design
11 10 (7.94%) Coaching
11 10 (7.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 19 (15.08%) C#
3 18 (14.29%) Java
4 11 (8.73%) SQL
5 9 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.97%) PHP
7 2 (1.59%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (11.90%) Degree
2 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.59%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 9 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) vCloud
2 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.79%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) Rancher
2 1 (0.79%) Grafana
2 1 (0.79%) Puppet
2 1 (0.79%) vRealize
2 1 (0.79%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 10 (7.94%) Sitecore
1 10 (7.94%) Splunk
2 8 (6.35%) Adobe
3 4 (3.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.38%) Google
4 3 (2.38%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.59%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.79%) Cadence
6 1 (0.79%) Marketo
6 1 (0.79%) Pega
6 1 (0.79%) Progress
6 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.79%) Sencha
6 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.79%) Tableau
6 1 (0.79%) VMware