Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 23 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 -13
Contract jobs citing User Experience 103 98 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.24% 9.34% 6.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.46% 24.56% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 69 89
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £260 £323
90th Percentile £488 £451 £550
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year - -11.11% -4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £30.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £30.50

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 480 399 708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 47.71% 38.04% 41.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 303 480
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £388 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +11.11% -3.22%
10th Percentile £250 £261 £224
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £376 £336
% change year-on-year +2.99% +11.90% -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 28
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £30.25 £21.13 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.20% -21.76% +87.50%
10th Percentile £12.47 £9.73 £12.47
90th Percentile £38.75 £57.28 £30.80
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.25 £12.29 £27.00
% change year-on-year +146.14% -54.48% +82.43%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 70 (67.96%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.24%) Degree
3 25 (24.27%) HTML
4 24 (23.30%) Front End Development
5 23 (22.33%) Prototyping
6 22 (21.36%) CSS
7 18 (17.48%) Scrum
7 18 (17.48%) Usability Testing
8 16 (15.53%) MFC
9 15 (14.56%) Service Design
10 14 (13.59%) Rapid Prototyping
10 14 (13.59%) Software Testing
11 13 (12.62%) Psychology
11 13 (12.62%) Market Research
11 13 (12.62%) User Stories
11 13 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (12.62%) SFIA
11 13 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (11.65%) Cognitive Psychology
12 12 (11.65%) Mobile App
12 12 (11.65%) Customer Insight
13 11 (10.68%) JavaScript
14 10 (9.71%) Capita
14 10 (9.71%) Open Source
14 10 (9.71%) BDD
15 9 (8.74%) Wireframes
15 9 (8.74%) Business Analysis
15 9 (8.74%) Software Engineering
15 9 (8.74%) UX Design
16 8 (7.77%) TDD

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 5 (4.85%) Confluence
2 1 (0.97%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (6.80%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.83%) InVision
3 5 (4.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (4.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.94%) Slack
4 1 (0.97%) Datadog
4 1 (0.97%) GitHub
4 1 (0.97%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.97%) MySQL
1 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Axure RP
1 7 (6.80%) JIRA
2 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.97%) Maven
General
1 8 (7.77%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Legal
3 3 (2.91%) Publishing
4 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.97%) Marketing
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (35.92%) Designer
2 27 (26.21%) UX Designer
3 21 (20.39%) Developer
4 19 (18.45%) User Researcher
5 14 (13.59%) Business Analyst
6 13 (12.62%) Analyst
7 12 (11.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (6.80%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (6.80%) Content Designer
8 7 (6.80%) UI Designer
9 5 (4.85%) UI/UX Designer
10 4 (3.88%) Digital Analyst
10 4 (3.88%) Digital Business Analyst
10 4 (3.88%) Digital Designer
10 4 (3.88%) Interaction Designer
10 4 (3.88%) Product Owner
10 4 (3.88%) Senior Designer
10 4 (3.88%) Senior Interaction Designer
11 3 (2.91%) Digital UX Designer
11 3 (2.91%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.27%) HTML
2 22 (21.36%) CSS
3 16 (15.53%) MFC
4 6 (5.83%) jQuery
4 6 (5.83%) Web Services
5 4 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.91%) Ajax
6 3 (2.91%) Node.js
6 3 (2.91%) RESTful
7 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.94%) React
7 2 (1.94%) XML
8 1 (0.97%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.97%) HTML5
8 1 (0.97%) J2EE
8 1 (0.97%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.97%) LESS
8 1 (0.97%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.65%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.83%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.94%) Blog
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.97%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.97%) Social Media
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.91%) Android
1 3 (2.91%) Linux
2 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.94%) Windows
3 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (67.96%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.30%) Front End Development
3 23 (22.33%) Prototyping
4 18 (17.48%) Scrum
4 18 (17.48%) Usability Testing
5 15 (14.56%) Service Design
6 14 (13.59%) Rapid Prototyping
6 14 (13.59%) Software Testing
7 13 (12.62%) Market Research
7 13 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (12.62%) Psychology
7 13 (12.62%) SFIA
7 13 (12.62%) User Stories
8 12 (11.65%) Cognitive Psychology
8 12 (11.65%) Customer Insight
9 10 (9.71%) BDD
9 10 (9.71%) Open Source
10 9 (8.74%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.74%) UX Design
10 9 (8.74%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.68%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.88%) Java
3 3 (2.91%) C
3 3 (2.91%) C++
4 2 (1.94%) Python
4 2 (1.94%) Ruby
4 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.94%) SQL
4 2 (1.94%) TypeScript
4 2 (1.94%) VC++
5 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.97%) C#
5 1 (0.97%) Perl
5 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (25.24%) Degree
2 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.97%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.97%) P3O
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Ansible
1 2 (1.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.97%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.97%) Nagios
2 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.97%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (9.71%) Capita
2 5 (4.85%) Adobe
2 5 (4.85%) Google
3 2 (1.94%) Apple
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.97%) New Relic
4 1 (0.97%) Splunk