Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 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
England > North East
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 23 98
Rank change year-on-year -16 +75 -77
Contract jobs citing User Experience 74 90 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.11% 7.40% 2.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.41% 19.65% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 65 47
North East median daily rate £408 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% -5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £305
90th Percentile £530 £573 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
North East median hourly rate - - £28.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +18.06% +12.50% +30.00%

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 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 451 458 1,173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 37.24% 37.63% 40.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 315 779
North East median daily rate £400 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +10.61% -19.02%
10th Percentile £250 £244 £220
90th Percentile £595 £548 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 74
North East median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -35.19% +50.00%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.30 £11.10
90th Percentile £19.25 £47.50 £35.70
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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 -21 57 £400 - 10
Durham - 9 £523 - 4
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 North East region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 58 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.68%) Scrum
3 18 (24.32%) HTML
4 14 (18.92%) Service Design
5 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
6 12 (16.22%) CSS
6 12 (16.22%) Front End Development
6 12 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (14.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 11 (14.86%) Web Application Development
7 11 (14.86%) Linux
7 11 (14.86%) Publishing
8 10 (13.51%) Degree
8 10 (13.51%) XML
8 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
8 10 (13.51%) User Stories
8 10 (13.51%) BDD
8 10 (13.51%) Kanban
9 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (12.16%) SDLC
10 8 (10.81%) TDD
10 8 (10.81%) MVC
10 8 (10.81%) JIRA
10 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
10 8 (10.81%) SQL
10 8 (10.81%) Oracle
10 8 (10.81%) Web Services
10 8 (10.81%) Windows
10 8 (10.81%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS

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 (4.05%) CICS
1 3 (4.05%) Confluence
1 3 (4.05%) Jetty
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.05%) WildFly
2 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.41%) IaaS
3 4 (5.41%) iPaaS
3 4 (5.41%) PaaS
4 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.70%) SaaS
5 1 (1.35%) Datadog
5 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Firewall
1 3 (4.05%) VLAN
2 2 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) Big Data
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) JIRA
2 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.41%) Jasmine
3 4 (5.41%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (5.41%) MSTest
3 4 (5.41%) NUnit
3 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (4.05%) Artifactory
4 3 (4.05%) Axure RP
4 3 (4.05%) GitLab
4 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.05%) Maven
4 3 (4.05%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (14.86%) Publishing
2 3 (4.05%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Billing
3 1 (1.35%) Electronics
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Designer
2 14 (18.92%) Content Designer
2 14 (18.92%) UX Designer
3 13 (17.57%) Analyst
4 12 (16.22%) Digital Designer
5 10 (13.51%) Business Analyst
6 9 (12.16%) Agile Business Analyst
6 9 (12.16%) Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Digital Content Designer
7 8 (10.81%) Digital Transformation
8 7 (9.46%) User Researcher
9 4 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Digital UX Designer
9 4 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Interaction Designer
9 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Designer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Interaction Designer
10 3 (4.05%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) HTML
2 12 (16.22%) CSS
3 10 (13.51%) XML
4 8 (10.81%) Web Services
5 6 (8.11%) jQuery
5 6 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (6.76%) .NET
6 5 (6.76%) .NET Framework
6 5 (6.76%) Ajax
7 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (5.41%) HTML5
7 4 (5.41%) J2EE
7 4 (5.41%) JDBC
7 4 (5.41%) JSP
7 4 (5.41%) OAuth
7 4 (5.41%) RESTful
7 4 (5.41%) Swing
7 4 (5.41%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.41%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.41%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.41%) Reinsurance
4 3 (4.05%) Clustering
4 3 (4.05%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (4.05%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.70%) Blog
5 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) FMCG
6 1 (1.35%) iPad
6 1 (1.35%) iPhone
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Linux
2 8 (10.81%) Windows
3 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.68%) Scrum
3 14 (18.92%) Service Design
4 12 (16.22%) Front End Development
4 12 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (14.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 11 (14.86%) Web Application Development
6 10 (13.51%) BDD
6 10 (13.51%) Kanban
6 10 (13.51%) User Stories
7 9 (12.16%) SDLC
8 8 (10.81%) MVC
8 8 (10.81%) TDD
9 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.46%) Prototyping
10 6 (8.11%) DevOps
11 5 (6.76%) Data Protection
11 5 (6.76%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (6.76%) Psychology
11 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
2 8 (10.81%) SQL
3 6 (8.11%) Java
3 6 (8.11%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.76%) C#
5 4 (5.41%) Perl
5 4 (5.41%) Python
5 4 (5.41%) Ruby
5 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.70%) C
7 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.35%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
7 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.51%) Degree
3 8 (10.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (9.46%) DBS Check
5 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) ACCA
6 1 (1.35%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) Docker
2 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.70%) XenApp
3 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Puppet
2 4 (5.41%) Ansible
2 4 (5.41%) Nagios
3 3 (4.05%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (4.05%) SCCM
3 3 (4.05%) vMotion
3 3 (4.05%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.70%) SCOM
4 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
1 8 (10.81%) Oracle
2 3 (4.05%) HP
2 3 (4.05%) IBM
2 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.05%) Riverbed
2 3 (4.05%) VMware
3 2 (2.70%) 3PAR
3 2 (2.70%) BMC
3 2 (2.70%) EMC
3 2 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.35%) Apple
4 1 (1.35%) Google
4 1 (1.35%) New Relic
4 1 (1.35%) Splunk
4 1 (1.35%) Xamarin