Period
to 16 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 89 24
Rank change year-on-year +73 -65 -4
Contract jobs citing User Experience 92 61 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.50% 2.93% 7.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.67% 7.32% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 39 67
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £406 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% - -15.79%
10th Percentile £300 £331 £325
90th Percentile £554 £501 £486
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £28.00 -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £28.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year - +76.54% -

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 345 833 489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 39.38% 39.99% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 604 310
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £386 £358 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.04% -11.73% +2.53%
10th Percentile £286 £251 £254
90th Percentile £589 £525 £575
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £350 £404
% change year-on-year +7.14% -13.31% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 36
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £10.65 £28.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.96% +8.74% +43.06%
10th Percentile £10.30 £15.00 £10.84
90th Percentile £47.50 £29.50 £38.75
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.00 £28.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year -60.71% +8.74% +43.06%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Newcastle upon Tyne

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Newcastle upon Tyne

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Newcastle upon Tyne

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 76 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (48.91%) HTML
3 43 (46.74%) Prototyping
4 41 (44.57%) CSS
5 30 (32.61%) Scrum
6 28 (30.43%) Rapid Prototyping
6 28 (30.43%) Service Design
7 26 (28.26%) Mobile App
8 25 (27.17%) Degree
9 23 (25.00%) Web Design
10 20 (21.74%) Open Source
11 19 (20.65%) Front End Development
12 18 (19.57%) User Stories
12 18 (19.57%) Collaborative Working
13 15 (16.30%) Finance
13 15 (16.30%) SFIA
14 14 (15.22%) Acceptance Criteria
15 13 (14.13%) Software Engineering
16 12 (13.04%) Usability Testing
16 12 (13.04%) UX Design
17 11 (11.96%) Business Analysis
18 10 (10.87%) JIRA
18 10 (10.87%) Web Services
18 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
19 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
19 9 (9.78%) TDD
19 9 (9.78%) Smartphone
19 9 (9.78%) Test Scripting
20 8 (8.70%) Confluence
20 8 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 8 (8.70%) Confluence
2 3 (3.26%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.09%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) HTTP
1 1 (1.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 4 (4.35%) MySQL
1 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.17%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) JIRA
2 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (1.09%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.09%) git-flow
General
1 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Publishing
3 4 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.09%) German Language
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (47.83%) Designer
2 25 (27.17%) UX Designer
3 23 (25.00%) Analyst
4 18 (19.57%) Business Analyst
4 18 (19.57%) Interaction Designer
5 9 (9.78%) Agile Business Analyst
6 8 (8.70%) Digital Designer
6 8 (8.70%) Senior Designer
6 8 (8.70%) User Researcher
7 7 (7.61%) Content Designer
7 7 (7.61%) User Experience Researcher
8 6 (6.52%) Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Senior Interaction Designer
9 5 (5.43%) Digital UX Designer
9 5 (5.43%) UI Designer
10 4 (4.35%) Digital Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) Digital Architect
10 4 (4.35%) Digital Business Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.35%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (48.91%) HTML
2 41 (44.57%) CSS
3 10 (10.87%) Web Services
4 6 (6.52%) HTML5
5 5 (5.43%) CSS3
6 4 (4.35%) Ajax
6 4 (4.35%) Django
6 4 (4.35%) JSON
6 4 (4.35%) REST
6 4 (4.35%) RESTful
6 4 (4.35%) SOAP
6 4 (4.35%) Spring
7 3 (3.26%) XML
8 2 (2.17%) MFC
9 1 (1.09%) .NET
9 1 (1.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.26%) Mobile App
2 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.78%) Smartphone
4 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Linux
2 3 (3.26%) Unix
3 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (46.74%) Prototyping
3 30 (32.61%) Scrum
4 28 (30.43%) Rapid Prototyping
4 28 (30.43%) Service Design
5 23 (25.00%) Web Design
6 20 (21.74%) Open Source
7 19 (20.65%) Front End Development
8 18 (19.57%) Collaborative Working
8 18 (19.57%) User Stories
9 15 (16.30%) SFIA
10 14 (15.22%) Acceptance Criteria
11 13 (14.13%) Software Engineering
12 12 (13.04%) Usability Testing
12 12 (13.04%) UX Design
13 11 (11.96%) Business Analysis
14 9 (9.78%) TDD
14 9 (9.78%) Test Scripting
15 8 (8.70%) Customer Insight
15 8 (8.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.43%) Java
3 4 (4.35%) Python
3 4 (4.35%) Ruby
3 4 (4.35%) Scala
4 3 (3.26%) COBOL
4 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.26%) SQL
5 1 (1.09%) C#
5 1 (1.09%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (27.17%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Docker
1 4 (4.35%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.35%) Puppet
2 3 (3.26%) Piwik
Vendors
1 7 (7.61%) Oracle
2 3 (3.26%) Google
2 3 (3.26%) Micro Focus
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe
3 1 (1.09%) Capita