Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 12 73
Rank change year-on-year -12 +61 -38
Contract jobs citing User Experience 79 96 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.97% 10.82% 3.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.87% 28.24% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 78 48
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -7.51%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £305
90th Percentile £530 £550 £502
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -10.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

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 331 340 725
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.57% 38.33% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 242 543
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £429 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.25% +6.67% -11.24%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £285
90th Percentile £575 £636 £533
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £431 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.69% +6.67% -9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 17
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £13.25 £10.65 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.41% -63.28% +12.62%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.30 £27.60
90th Percentile £17.63 £32.35 £57.95
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +22.73% -62.07% +12.62%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 54 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.32%) Publishing
3 19 (24.05%) Scrum
3 19 (24.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 18 (22.78%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 18 (22.78%) Kanban
5 16 (20.25%) HTML
5 16 (20.25%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (20.25%) Web Application Development
6 15 (18.99%) Puppet
6 15 (18.99%) Windows
6 15 (18.99%) Linux
7 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
7 14 (17.72%) Performance Monitoring
7 14 (17.72%) DevOps
7 14 (17.72%) DBS Check
8 12 (15.19%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 12 (15.19%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (15.19%) Elastic Stack
8 12 (15.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (15.19%) Ansible
8 12 (15.19%) Docker
8 12 (15.19%) Infrastructure Management
8 12 (15.19%) Jenkins
8 12 (15.19%) Deployment Automation
8 12 (15.19%) Docker Swarm
8 12 (15.19%) Release Automation
8 12 (15.19%) ZABBIX
8 12 (15.19%) Riverbed
8 12 (15.19%) Amazon AWS

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 12 (15.19%) Confluence
2 7 (8.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.27%) CMS
4 1 (1.27%) Drupal
4 1 (1.27%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.39%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.80%) Heroku
4 2 (2.53%) IaaS
4 2 (2.53%) PaaS
4 2 (2.53%) SaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) Firewall
1 7 (8.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) Big Data
3 1 (1.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
1 12 (15.19%) Jenkins
1 12 (15.19%) JIRA
1 12 (15.19%) Maven
1 12 (15.19%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (6.33%) Axure RP
3 3 (3.80%) Artifactory
3 3 (3.80%) GitLab
General
1 20 (25.32%) Publishing
2 3 (3.80%) Banking
2 3 (3.80%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Local Government
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (53.16%) Designer
2 22 (27.85%) Content Designer
3 16 (20.25%) UX Designer
4 15 (18.99%) Digital Designer
5 12 (15.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (15.19%) Digital Content Designer
6 11 (13.92%) Digital Transformation
7 10 (12.66%) Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) Business Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) User Experience Researcher
9 4 (5.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (5.06%) User Researcher
10 3 (3.80%) Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Digital UX Designer
10 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Support
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (2.53%) Content Strategist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) HTML
2 12 (15.19%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (15.19%) YAML
3 11 (13.92%) CSS
4 4 (5.06%) Web Services
4 4 (5.06%) XML
5 1 (1.27%) .NET
5 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.27%) Ajax
5 1 (1.27%) IDoc
5 1 (1.27%) jQuery
5 1 (1.27%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.27%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Clustering
4 1 (1.27%) Blog
4 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.27%) iPad
4 1 (1.27%) iPhone
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Linux
1 15 (18.99%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 19 (24.05%) Scrum
3 18 (22.78%) Kanban
3 18 (22.78%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 16 (20.25%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (20.25%) Web Application Development
5 14 (17.72%) DevOps
5 14 (17.72%) Performance Monitoring
5 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
6 12 (15.19%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 12 (15.19%) Change Management
6 12 (15.19%) Configuration Management
6 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (15.19%) Deployment Automation
6 12 (15.19%) Infrastructure Management
6 12 (15.19%) Release Automation
6 12 (15.19%) SOA
7 10 (12.66%) Prototyping
8 9 (11.39%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) Perl
1 12 (15.19%) Python
1 12 (15.19%) Ruby
2 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.53%) Java
3 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.27%) ABAP
4 1 (1.27%) C
4 1 (1.27%) C#
4 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) DBS Check
2 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) Degree
4 4 (5.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (15.19%) Docker
2 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.53%) XenApp
3 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (18.99%) Puppet
2 12 (15.19%) Ansible
2 12 (15.19%) Docker Swarm
2 12 (15.19%) Nagios
2 12 (15.19%) ZABBIX
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (3.80%) vMotion
4 2 (2.53%) SCCM
4 2 (2.53%) SCOM
4 2 (2.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Riverbed
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) Adobe
3 3 (3.80%) HP
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.80%) VMware
4 2 (2.53%) 3PAR
4 2 (2.53%) BMC
4 2 (2.53%) EMC
5 1 (1.27%) SAP
5 1 (1.27%) Xamarin