The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

User Experience Designer
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 94 84
Rank change year-on-year +30 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 23 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.09% 0.94% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 0.99% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 20
Median daily rate £385 £375 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% -27.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £307 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £414 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 1085 1420 1452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.37% 95.82% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 1000 1040
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £301 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 38
Median hourly rate £15.86 £12.66 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.27% +5.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 31 (100.00%) User Experience
2 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (64.52%) Wireframes
4 16 (51.61%) HTML
5 15 (48.39%) CSS
5 15 (48.39%) Prototyping
6 12 (38.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (32.26%) Adobe
8 8 (25.81%) Analytics
8 8 (25.81%) Axure RP
8 8 (25.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (22.58%) Front End Development
9 7 (22.58%) InVision
10 6 (19.35%) Retail
11 5 (16.13%) Validation
11 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
11 5 (16.13%) Degree
11 5 (16.13%) Usability Testing
12 4 (12.90%) Product Management
12 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
12 4 (12.90%) SDLC
12 4 (12.90%) Data Analytics
13 3 (9.68%) CSS3
13 3 (9.68%) HTML5
13 3 (9.68%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
13 3 (9.68%) Finance
13 3 (9.68%) Benchmarking
13 3 (9.68%) Scrum
13 3 (9.68%) Competitor Analysis

UX Designer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (22.58%) InVision
3 3 (9.68%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Axure RP
2 2 (6.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) HTML
2 15 (48.39%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) CSS3
3 3 (9.68%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.23%) Flash
5 1 (3.23%) LESS
5 1 (3.23%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 31 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) Wireframes
3 15 (48.39%) Prototyping
4 12 (38.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (25.81%) Analytics
6 7 (22.58%) Front End Development
7 5 (16.13%) Usability Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Validation
8 4 (12.90%) Data Analytics
8 4 (12.90%) Product Management
8 4 (12.90%) SDLC
9 3 (9.68%) Benchmarking
9 3 (9.68%) Competitor Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 3 (9.68%) Scrum
9 3 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (6.45%) Actionable Insight
10 2 (6.45%) Cognitive Science
10 2 (6.45%) Heuristic Evaluation
10 2 (6.45%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Adobe
2 3 (9.68%) Google
3 2 (6.45%) Twitter
4 1 (3.23%) Omniture
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago