Period
to 23 May 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 23 May 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
England > North East
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 18 33
Rank change year-on-year -21 +15 -1
Contract jobs citing User Experience 65 111 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.26% 8.73% 7.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.02% 20.33% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 91 72
North East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £311 £325 £260
90th Percentile £531 £488 £450
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.00 £44.23 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.09% +10.58% -5.33%

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 the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 382 546 510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.93% 42.92% 34.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 388 359
North East median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £224 £256
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £474 £450
% change year-on-year +0.32% +5.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 12
North East median hourly rate £15.73 £31.00 £12.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.26% +152.24% -53.62%
10th Percentile £10.17 £12.18 £8.89
90th Percentile £22.31 £46.00 £55.23
England median hourly rate £20.92 £21.90 £19.58
% change year-on-year -4.46% +11.85% -6.76%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in the North East

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Experience in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in the North East

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in the North East over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in the North East

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience in the North East

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the North East region over the 6 months to 23 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -19 47 £413 +3.13% 10
Durham -4 15 £450 +4.65% 1
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 North East region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.08%) HTML
3 20 (30.77%) CSS
4 19 (29.23%) Front End Development
4 19 (29.23%) Prototyping
5 15 (23.08%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 14 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (21.54%) Scrum
7 13 (20.00%) Service Design
8 11 (16.92%) Degree
8 11 (16.92%) Rapid Prototyping
9 10 (15.38%) Mobile App
10 8 (12.31%) Web Design
10 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
11 7 (10.77%) Internet
11 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (10.77%) Actionable Insight
11 7 (10.77%) Typography
12 6 (9.23%) Customer Insight
12 6 (9.23%) Usability Testing
12 6 (9.23%) Publishing
12 6 (9.23%) Content Management
13 5 (7.69%) jQuery
13 5 (7.69%) Change Management
13 5 (7.69%) Windows
13 5 (7.69%) Qualitative Research
13 5 (7.69%) Quantitative Research
13 5 (7.69%) Actionable Customer Insight
14 4 (6.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 4 (6.15%) Wireframes

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (4.62%) Confluence
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
2 1 (1.54%) Drupal
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.54%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) SaaS
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) Skype
2 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.15%) JIRA
2 3 (4.62%) Axure RP
2 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.62%) Maven
2 3 (4.62%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.08%) Grunt
3 2 (3.08%) gulp
4 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (9.23%) Publishing
2 2 (3.08%) Banking
2 2 (3.08%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (61.54%) Designer
2 28 (43.08%) UX Designer
3 7 (10.77%) Content Designer
4 6 (9.23%) Developer
4 6 (9.23%) User Researcher
5 5 (7.69%) Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Architect
6 3 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Digital Designer
6 3 (4.62%) Graphic Designer
6 3 (4.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (3.08%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Angular Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Digital Transformation
7 2 (3.08%) Digital UX Designer
7 2 (3.08%) Public Sector Business Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.08%) HTML
2 20 (30.77%) CSS
3 5 (7.69%) jQuery
4 3 (4.62%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (4.62%) HTML5
4 3 (4.62%) YAML
5 2 (3.08%) Angular 2
5 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.08%) CSS3
5 2 (3.08%) Node.js
5 2 (3.08%) RESTful
6 1 (1.54%) Laravel
6 1 (1.54%) LESS
6 1 (1.54%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) Front End Development
2 19 (29.23%) Prototyping
3 15 (23.08%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 14 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (21.54%) Scrum
5 13 (20.00%) Service Design
6 11 (16.92%) Rapid Prototyping
7 8 (12.31%) Web Design
8 7 (10.77%) Actionable Insight
8 7 (10.77%) Typography
9 6 (9.23%) Content Management
9 6 (9.23%) Customer Insight
9 6 (9.23%) Usability Testing
10 5 (7.69%) Actionable Customer Insight
10 5 (7.69%) Change Management
10 5 (7.69%) Qualitative Research
10 5 (7.69%) Quantitative Research
11 4 (6.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 4 (6.15%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.62%) Perl
2 3 (4.62%) Python
2 3 (4.62%) Ruby
3 2 (3.08%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.54%) PHP
4 1 (1.54%) Scala
4 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Ansible
1 3 (4.62%) Docker Swarm
1 3 (4.62%) Nagios
1 3 (4.62%) Puppet
1 3 (4.62%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Adobe
2 3 (4.62%) Riverbed
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) iManage