Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 19 72
Rank change year-on-year -14 +53 -57
Contract jobs citing User Experience 67 86 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.58% 10.35% 4.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.09% 24.50% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 67 60
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £380 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £310 £260 £218
90th Percentile £488 £500 £550
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £380 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
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 392 351 885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 44.34% 42.24% 41.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 263 572
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £379 £373 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.54% +18.41% -21.25%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £209
90th Percentile £624 £550 £499
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £378 £373 £315
% change year-on-year +1.21% +18.41% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 61
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £22.25 £25.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.00% -10.71% +82.56%
10th Percentile £10.82 £10.30 £15.00
90th Percentile £39.25 £49.57 £29.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -6.00% -9.09% +63.33%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) HTML
3 19 (28.36%) CSS
4 17 (25.37%) Prototyping
5 16 (23.88%) Scrum
6 15 (22.39%) Front End Development
7 13 (19.40%) User Stories
8 12 (17.91%) BDD
9 11 (16.42%) Rapid Prototyping
10 10 (14.93%) Mobile App
10 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (13.43%) Wireframes
11 9 (13.43%) Axure RP
11 9 (13.43%) Degree
11 9 (13.43%) JIRA
11 9 (13.43%) Java
11 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
12 8 (11.94%) Photoshop
12 8 (11.94%) TDD
12 8 (11.94%) Ajax
12 8 (11.94%) Capita
12 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
13 7 (10.45%) RESTful
13 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
13 7 (10.45%) Adobe Illustrator
13 7 (10.45%) Linux
13 7 (10.45%) Service Design
14 6 (8.96%) Smoke Testing
14 6 (8.96%) Continuous Deployment

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 (4.48%) CICS
1 3 (4.48%) Jetty
1 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.48%) WildFly
2 2 (2.99%) Confluence
3 1 (1.49%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Photoshop
2 7 (10.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (8.96%) InVision
4 5 (7.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.46%) Google Analytics
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.99%) Slack
5 1 (1.49%) Datadog
5 1 (1.49%) GitHub
5 1 (1.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Axure RP
1 9 (13.43%) JIRA
2 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.49%) Maven
General
1 5 (7.46%) Publishing
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Legal
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Designer
2 24 (35.82%) UX Designer
3 13 (19.40%) Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Business Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Content Designer
7 6 (8.96%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) User Researcher
8 4 (5.97%) Digital Designer
8 4 (5.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.97%) UI Designer
8 4 (5.97%) UI/UX Designer
9 3 (4.48%) Product Owner
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Digital UX Designer
10 2 (2.99%) Interaction Designer
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Designer
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Interaction Designer
10 2 (2.99%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.34%) HTML
2 19 (28.36%) CSS
3 8 (11.94%) Ajax
4 7 (10.45%) RESTful
5 5 (7.46%) J2EE
5 5 (7.46%) Web Services
6 4 (5.97%) JDBC
6 4 (5.97%) jQuery
6 4 (5.97%) JSP
6 4 (5.97%) MFC
6 4 (5.97%) Swing
6 4 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (5.97%) XML
7 3 (4.48%) Node.js
8 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.99%) React
9 1 (1.49%) .NET
9 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.49%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (1.49%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (14.93%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.96%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.48%) Blog
3 3 (4.48%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (4.48%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) iPad
4 1 (1.49%) iPhone
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Android
3 2 (2.99%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.37%) Prototyping
3 16 (23.88%) Scrum
4 15 (22.39%) Front End Development
5 13 (19.40%) User Stories
6 12 (17.91%) BDD
7 11 (16.42%) Rapid Prototyping
8 10 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (13.43%) Wireframes
10 8 (11.94%) TDD
11 7 (10.45%) Service Design
12 6 (8.96%) Analytics
12 6 (8.96%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (8.96%) Domain Models
12 6 (8.96%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 6 (8.96%) MVC
12 6 (8.96%) Secure Coding
12 6 (8.96%) Smoke Testing
13 5 (7.46%) Kanban
13 5 (7.46%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) Java
1 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
2 6 (8.96%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) C#
3 2 (2.99%) Python
3 2 (2.99%) Ruby
3 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.49%) C
4 1 (1.49%) C++
4 1 (1.49%) Perl
4 1 (1.49%) PHP
4 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Ansible
1 2 (2.99%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.49%) Nagios
2 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Capita
2 5 (7.46%) Adobe
2 5 (7.46%) Google
3 3 (4.48%) IBM
4 2 (2.99%) Apple
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) New Relic
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Splunk
5 1 (1.49%) Xamarin