Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for User-Centered Design (UCD) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User-Centered Design (UCD) over the 6 months to 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

User-Centered Design (UCD)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 37 47
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10 +50
Contract jobs citing User-Centered Design (UCD) 19 50 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.66% 5.48% 4.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 6.35% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 41 53
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £360 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £363
90th Percentile £449 £488 £608
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £360 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -15.29% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

User-Centered Design (UCD) is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 630 788 844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.24% 86.40% 87.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 578 621
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £302 £261
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 25
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £16.60 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.80% -19.35% -44.64%
10th Percentile £11.60 £8.89 £9.16
90th Percentile £55.28 £46.00 £37.25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.60 £14.78 £15.00
% change year-on-year +12.31% -1.47% -44.00%

User-Centered Design (UCD)
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing User-Centered Design (UCD) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for User-Centered Design (UCD) in Newcastle upon Tyne

User-Centered Design (UCD)
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-Centered Design (UCD) in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for User-Centered Design (UCD) in Newcastle upon Tyne

User-Centered Design (UCD)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User-Centered Design (UCD) in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User-Centered Design (UCD) in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing User-Centered Design (UCD) 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-Centered Design (UCD).

1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) User Experience
3 11 (57.89%) Content Management
3 11 (57.89%) Publishing
4 6 (31.58%) Public Sector
5 4 (21.05%) Quantitative Research
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 4 (21.05%) Qualitative Research
6 3 (15.79%) Service Design
7 2 (10.53%) Actionable Customer Insight
7 2 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (10.53%) Thought Leadership
7 2 (10.53%) Actionable Insight
7 2 (10.53%) Cognitive Psychology
7 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (10.53%) Customer Insight
7 2 (10.53%) Psychology
7 2 (10.53%) Usability Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Market Research
8 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance

User-Centered Design (UCD)
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:

General
1 11 (57.89%) Publishing
2 6 (31.58%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Designer
2 11 (57.89%) Content Designer
3 4 (21.05%) User Researcher
4 3 (15.79%) User Experience Researcher
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Designer
5 2 (10.53%) UX Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Copywriter
6 1 (5.26%) Senior User Researcher
Miscellaneous
1 16 (84.21%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Content Management
3 4 (21.05%) Qualitative Research
3 4 (21.05%) Quantitative Research
4 3 (15.79%) Service Design
5 2 (10.53%) Actionable Customer Insight
5 2 (10.53%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (10.53%) Cognitive Psychology
5 2 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (10.53%) Customer Insight
5 2 (10.53%) Market Research
5 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.53%) Psychology
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) Thought Leadership
5 2 (10.53%) Usability Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance