Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 19 96
Rank change year-on-year -13 +77 -78
Contract jobs citing User Experience 57 82 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.00% 9.83% 3.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.87% 23.36% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 60 46
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £309 £298 £305
90th Percentile £494 £588 £531
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £28.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £28.00

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 319 351 1,018
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 39.19% 42.09% 42.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 260 700
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -20.48%
10th Percentile £257 £275 £224
90th Percentile £648 £550 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 54
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.39 £11.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.52% -60.71% +44.70%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.24 £15.00
90th Percentile £14.63 £47.63 £35.70
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.25 £18.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -26.39% -35.71% +44.70%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 46 (80.70%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) Scrum
3 12 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (19.30%) Service Design
4 11 (19.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 11 (19.30%) Web Application Development
4 11 (19.30%) HTML
4 11 (19.30%) Linux
4 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
4 11 (19.30%) Publishing
5 10 (17.54%) Kanban
5 10 (17.54%) BDD
6 9 (15.79%) User Stories
6 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (15.79%) Front End Development
7 8 (14.04%) DBS Check
7 8 (14.04%) CSS
7 8 (14.04%) Degree
7 8 (14.04%) JIRA
8 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
8 7 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (12.28%) Web Services
8 7 (12.28%) Windows
8 7 (12.28%) Puppet
8 7 (12.28%) Prototyping
9 6 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (10.53%) DevOps
9 6 (10.53%) XML
9 6 (10.53%) Oracle
9 6 (10.53%) Java

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 3 (5.26%) CICS
1 3 (5.26%) Confluence
1 3 (5.26%) Jetty
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
1 3 (5.26%) WildFly
2 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.51%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.51%) IaaS
2 2 (3.51%) PaaS
2 2 (3.51%) SaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Datadog
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Firewall
1 3 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) JIRA
2 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.26%) Artifactory
3 3 (5.26%) Axure RP
3 3 (5.26%) GitLab
3 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.26%) Maven
3 3 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (19.30%) Publishing
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Designer
2 12 (21.05%) Analyst
2 12 (21.05%) Digital Designer
3 11 (19.30%) Content Designer
4 10 (17.54%) Business Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) UX Designer
5 9 (15.79%) Agile Business Analyst
5 9 (15.79%) Digital Transformation
6 8 (14.04%) Digital Content Designer
7 7 (12.28%) User Researcher
8 5 (8.77%) Developer
9 4 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Digital UX Designer
9 4 (7.02%) Interaction Designer
9 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
10 3 (5.26%) Senior Designer
10 3 (5.26%) Senior Interaction Designer
10 3 (5.26%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) HTML
2 8 (14.04%) CSS
3 7 (12.28%) Web Services
4 6 (10.53%) XML
5 5 (8.77%) Ajax
6 4 (7.02%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (7.02%) J2EE
6 4 (7.02%) JDBC
6 4 (7.02%) JSP
6 4 (7.02%) RESTful
6 4 (7.02%) Swing
7 3 (5.26%) YAML
8 2 (3.51%) jQuery
8 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.75%) .NET
9 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.26%) Clustering
3 3 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.51%) Blog
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) iPad
5 1 (1.75%) iPhone
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (80.70%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) Scrum
3 12 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (19.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 11 (19.30%) Service Design
4 11 (19.30%) Web Application Development
5 10 (17.54%) BDD
5 10 (17.54%) Kanban
6 9 (15.79%) Front End Development
6 9 (15.79%) User Stories
7 7 (12.28%) Prototyping
8 6 (10.53%) DevOps
9 5 (8.77%) Decision-Making
9 5 (8.77%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (8.77%) Psychology
9 5 (8.77%) SDLC
9 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
10 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.02%) MVC
10 4 (7.02%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) Java
1 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 4 (7.02%) Perl
2 4 (7.02%) Python
2 4 (7.02%) Ruby
2 4 (7.02%) SQL
3 2 (3.51%) C
4 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.75%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) C++
4 1 (1.75%) PHP
4 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) DBS Check
2 8 (14.04%) Degree
3 6 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.26%) Docker
1 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.51%) XenApp
2 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Puppet
2 4 (7.02%) Ansible
2 4 (7.02%) Nagios
3 3 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (5.26%) vMotion
3 3 (5.26%) ZABBIX
4 2 (3.51%) SCCM
4 2 (3.51%) SCOM
4 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.51%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) HP
2 3 (5.26%) IBM
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.26%) Riverbed
2 3 (5.26%) VMware
3 2 (3.51%) 3PAR
3 2 (3.51%) BMC
3 2 (3.51%) EMC
4 1 (1.75%) Apple
4 1 (1.75%) New Relic
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) Splunk
4 1 (1.75%) Xamarin