Period
to 19 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 19 October 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 63 66
Rank change year-on-year +15 +3 -4
Contract jobs citing User Experience 105 109 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.87% 3.49% 2.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.84% 11.71% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 56 46
Manchester median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £309 £202 £306
90th Percentile £546 £506 £575
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £51.50 £19.25 -
% change year-on-year +167.53% - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 818 931 826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 30.14% 29.83% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 509 509
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £189 £209 £188
90th Percentile £600 £551 £588
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 49 44
Manchester median hourly rate £16.00 £23.15 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.89% +18.72% +32.20%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.47 £11.78
90th Percentile £31.15 £32.10 £46.43
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £23.15 £21.89
% change year-on-year -11.45% +5.76% +36.81%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Manchester

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Experience in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Manchester

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Manchester

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience in Manchester

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 7 £275 - 4
Altrincham - 2 - - 1
Salford +12 1 £325 -23.53% 4
User Experience
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Manchester region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 61 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.14%) HTML
3 32 (30.48%) CSS
3 32 (30.48%) Scrum
4 27 (25.71%) JavaScript
5 25 (23.81%) Mobile App
6 23 (21.90%) E-Commerce
7 21 (20.00%) Front End Development
8 20 (19.05%) React
8 20 (19.05%) Banking
9 17 (16.19%) SDLC
9 17 (16.19%) AngularJS
10 16 (15.24%) Sprint Planning
11 15 (14.29%) Finance
11 15 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 14 (13.33%) TDD
12 14 (13.33%) HTML5
12 14 (13.33%) Sprint Retrospective
13 12 (11.43%) CSS3
13 12 (11.43%) Test Automation
13 12 (11.43%) OO
14 11 (10.48%) DevOps
14 11 (10.48%) A/B Testing
15 10 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (9.52%) Sketch
15 10 (9.52%) Wireframes
15 10 (9.52%) Prototyping
15 10 (9.52%) Sass
15 10 (9.52%) gulp
15 10 (9.52%) Java

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 9 (8.57%) CMS
2 3 (2.86%) Confluence
2 3 (2.86%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.90%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.95%) Moodle
4 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Sketch
2 8 (7.62%) InVision
3 7 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (6.67%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.86%) UserZoom
4 3 (2.86%) UXPin
5 2 (1.90%) Marvel
5 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.95%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.95%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.95%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP HCM
1 1 (0.95%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) GitHub
2 4 (3.81%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.86%) Azure
4 2 (1.90%) Force.com
4 2 (1.90%) npm
4 2 (1.90%) SaaS
5 1 (0.95%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) Internet
2 3 (2.86%) LAN
3 2 (1.90%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (1.90%) WAN
3 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.95%) Firewall
4 1 (0.95%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.95%) Network Security
4 1 (0.95%) Skype
4 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.95%) Wireless
4 1 (0.95%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.86%) Big Data
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.90%) MySQL
4 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.95%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 10 (9.52%) gulp
2 7 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (5.71%) Artifactory
3 6 (5.71%) Subversion
4 5 (4.76%) JIRA
4 5 (4.76%) JUnit
5 4 (3.81%) Ant
5 4 (3.81%) Axure RP
5 4 (3.81%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.81%) Gradle
5 4 (3.81%) Maven
6 3 (2.86%) Grunt
6 3 (2.86%) Mockito
7 2 (1.90%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.90%) Selenium
7 2 (1.90%) Visual Website Optimizer
8 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.95%) webpack
General
1 20 (19.05%) Banking
2 15 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (2.86%) Legal
3 3 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.90%) Law
4 2 (1.90%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (31.43%) Developer
2 26 (24.76%) Designer
3 19 (18.10%) UX Designer
4 15 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (6.67%) UI Designer
6 6 (5.71%) Architect
6 6 (5.71%) Consultant
6 6 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) User Experience Researcher
6 6 (5.71%) User Researcher
7 5 (4.76%) Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Applications Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Product Manager
8 4 (3.81%) SQL BI Developer
8 4 (3.81%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (37.14%) HTML
2 32 (30.48%) CSS
3 20 (19.05%) React
4 17 (16.19%) AngularJS
5 14 (13.33%) HTML5
6 12 (11.43%) CSS3
7 10 (9.52%) Sass
8 8 (7.62%) Node.js
8 8 (7.62%) RxJava
8 8 (7.62%) Spring
9 7 (6.67%) Dagger
9 7 (6.67%) OOCSS
9 7 (6.67%) Retrofit
9 7 (6.67%) XSL
10 5 (4.76%) React Native
11 4 (3.81%) Java EE
11 4 (3.81%) Spring MVC
12 3 (2.86%) RxSwift
12 3 (2.86%) Spring Boot
13 2 (1.90%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.81%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.81%) iPad
3 4 (3.81%) iPhone
4 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.86%) New Media
5 2 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.90%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.95%) BYOD
6 1 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.95%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.95%) SCORM
6 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.95%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.57%) Android
2 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.48%) Scrum
3 23 (21.90%) E-Commerce
4 21 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 17 (16.19%) SDLC
6 16 (15.24%) Sprint Planning
7 15 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 14 (13.33%) Sprint Retrospective
8 14 (13.33%) TDD
9 12 (11.43%) OO
9 12 (11.43%) Test Automation
10 11 (10.48%) A/B Testing
10 11 (10.48%) DevOps
11 10 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (9.52%) Prototyping
11 10 (9.52%) Wireframes
12 9 (8.57%) Customer-Centricity
12 9 (8.57%) Web Development
13 8 (7.62%) Mobile Development
13 8 (7.62%) Qualitative Research
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (9.52%) Java
3 4 (3.81%) Apple Swift
3 4 (3.81%) SQL
4 3 (2.86%) Kotlin
4 3 (2.86%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.90%) Python
6 1 (0.95%) ABAP
6 1 (0.95%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (3.81%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) CCIE
2 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.95%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (0.95%) CCNA
3 1 (0.95%) MBA
3 1 (0.95%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
1 2 (1.90%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.95%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (5.71%) Google
1 6 (5.71%) Monetate
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.86%) Adobe
3 3 (2.86%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.86%) Cisco
3 3 (2.86%) IBM
3 3 (2.86%) Optimizely
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle
3 3 (2.86%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.90%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.95%) Apple
5 1 (0.95%) Concur
5 1 (0.95%) Hotjar
5 1 (0.95%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.95%) SAP