Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 125 101
Rank change year-on-year +10 -24 +15
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 21 25 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.93% 0.95% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.99% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 43
Leeds median daily rate £355 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +4.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £271 £285 £313
90th Percentile £403 £446 £400
West Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2188 2515 3068
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 95.88% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1554 1670 2123
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 96
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -5.58% +5.91%
10th Percentile £10.61 £10.20 £8.83
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.18 £36.02
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.25 £13.60
% change year-on-year +7.17% -2.54% +9.24%

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured UX Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UX Designer in Leeds

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 12 (57.14%) Wireframes
3 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) HTML
3 10 (47.62%) CSS
4 8 (38.10%) Prototyping
5 6 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (28.57%) Adobe
6 5 (23.81%) Photoshop
7 4 (19.05%) Axure RP
7 4 (19.05%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (14.29%) Usability Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Web Design
8 3 (14.29%) Retail
8 3 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
8 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
9 2 (9.52%) Typography
9 2 (9.52%) Iconography
9 2 (9.52%) SDLC
9 2 (9.52%) InVision
9 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (9.52%) Product Management
9 2 (9.52%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (9.52%) Data Analytics
9 2 (9.52%) Analytics
9 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
9 2 (9.52%) Information Architecture

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (23.81%) Photoshop
3 4 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (9.52%) InVision
4 2 (9.52%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (4.76%) Fireworks
5 1 (4.76%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) FTP
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Axure RP
2 2 (9.52%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (4.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) CSS
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Wireframes
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Prototyping
4 4 (19.05%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
5 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 3 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (14.29%) Usability Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Web Design
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Iconography
6 2 (9.52%) Information Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Product Management
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Typography
7 1 (4.76%) UX Design
7 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Google