The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Experience Designer
Rank 80 85 86
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 8 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.79% 0.91% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.94% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £338
% change year-on-year -2.14% +21.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 981 1378 1101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.22% 96.63% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 961 724
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 40
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured UX Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in Leeds

UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UX Designer in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for UX Designer in Leeds

UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in Leeds over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UX Designer in Leeds

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, UX Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) User Experience
2 13 (61.90%) HTML
3 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) Wireframes
4 11 (52.38%) CSS
5 9 (42.86%) Prototyping
6 8 (38.10%) Adobe
7 6 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (19.05%) HTML5
8 4 (19.05%) Typography
8 4 (19.05%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 3 (14.29%) CSS3
9 3 (14.29%) Sass
9 3 (14.29%) LESS
9 3 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (14.29%) Guerrilla Research
9 3 (14.29%) Qualitative Research
9 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
9 3 (14.29%) Internet
9 3 (14.29%) Games
9 3 (14.29%) Degree
9 3 (14.29%) Usability Testing
10 2 (9.52%) UX Design
10 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
10 2 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
10 2 (9.52%) Taxonomies
10 2 (9.52%) Competitor Analysis
10 2 (9.52%) Google
10 2 (9.52%) Online Banking

UX Designer Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (9.52%) InVision
2 2 (9.52%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (4.76%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (14.29%) Games
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) HTML
2 11 (52.38%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) HTML5
4 3 (14.29%) CSS3
4 3 (14.29%) LESS
4 3 (14.29%) Sass
5 2 (9.52%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.52%) Online Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Taxonomies
4 1 (4.76%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.76%) Motion Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (57.14%) Wireframes
2 9 (42.86%) Prototyping
3 4 (19.05%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
3 4 (19.05%) Typography
4 3 (14.29%) Guerrilla Research
4 3 (14.29%) Qualitative Research
4 3 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (14.29%) Usability Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Benchmarking
5 2 (9.52%) Competitor Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
5 2 (9.52%) Iconography
5 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (9.52%) UX Design
5 2 (9.52%) Validation
6 1 (4.76%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Adobe
2 2 (9.52%) Google