Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 32 43
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 -18
Contract jobs citing User Experience 102 88 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.91% 6.80% 5.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.62% 19.47% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 63 100
North East median daily rate £400 £394 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.65% -12.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £320 £260 £310
90th Percentile £488 £474 £551
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
North East median hourly rate - - £28.00
England median hourly rate £44.23 £40.00 £40.63
% change year-on-year +10.58% -1.54% +23.11%

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 579 452 966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 44.88% 34.93% 39.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 314 644
North East median daily rate £380 £371 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.36% +14.23% -6.47%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £221
90th Percentile £554 £536 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 57
North East median hourly rate £33.00 £12.29 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +168.51% -54.48% +80.00%
10th Percentile £17.63 £9.16 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.13 £47.73 £35.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £19.95 £20.78
% change year-on-year +17.81% -4.01% +14.25%

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 June 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 23 June 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 -1 96 £400 +0.82% 13
Durham -1 3 £430 - 2
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 68 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.51%) Front End Development
3 23 (22.55%) HTML
4 22 (21.57%) Degree
5 20 (19.61%) CSS
5 20 (19.61%) Prototyping
6 19 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (18.63%) Usability Testing
6 19 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (14.71%) Scrum
8 14 (13.73%) MFC
8 14 (13.73%) Service Design
8 14 (13.73%) Rapid Prototyping
8 14 (13.73%) User Stories
9 13 (12.75%) BDD
9 13 (12.75%) Market Research
9 13 (12.75%) Software Testing
10 12 (11.76%) TDD
10 12 (11.76%) Psychology
10 12 (11.76%) Mobile App
10 12 (11.76%) Cognitive Psychology
11 11 (10.78%) Customer Insight
11 11 (10.78%) JIRA
12 10 (9.80%) Capita
13 9 (8.82%) JavaScript
13 9 (8.82%) Wireframes
13 9 (8.82%) SFIA
13 9 (8.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
14 8 (7.84%) Java

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 4 (3.92%) Confluence
2 3 (2.94%) CICS
2 3 (2.94%) Jetty
2 3 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.94%) WildFly
3 1 (0.98%) nginx
3 1 (0.98%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (6.86%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.88%) InVision
3 5 (4.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.90%) Google Analytics
2 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.96%) IaaS
3 2 (1.96%) PaaS
3 2 (1.96%) Slack
4 1 (0.98%) Datadog
4 1 (0.98%) GitHub
4 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.98%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.98%) MySQL
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (10.78%) JIRA
2 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.86%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.98%) Maven
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (2.94%) Legal
2 3 (2.94%) Publishing
3 1 (0.98%) Billing
3 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.98%) Marketing
3 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (33.33%) Designer
2 27 (26.47%) UX Designer
3 23 (22.55%) Developer
4 20 (19.61%) User Researcher
5 12 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (10.78%) Business Analyst
7 10 (9.80%) Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Content Designer
9 5 (4.90%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Product Owner
9 5 (4.90%) UI Designer
9 5 (4.90%) UI/UX Designer
10 4 (3.92%) Digital Designer
10 4 (3.92%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Product Manager
11 3 (2.94%) Digital Product Manager
11 3 (2.94%) Digital UX Designer
11 3 (2.94%) Lead Business Analyst
11 3 (2.94%) Senior Developer
12 2 (1.96%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.55%) HTML
2 20 (19.61%) CSS
3 14 (13.73%) MFC
4 7 (6.86%) Ajax
4 7 (6.86%) RESTful
5 6 (5.88%) jQuery
6 5 (4.90%) J2EE
7 4 (3.92%) JDBC
7 4 (3.92%) JSP
7 4 (3.92%) Swing
7 4 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (3.92%) Web Services
8 3 (2.94%) Node.js
9 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.96%) React
9 2 (1.96%) XML
10 1 (0.98%) .NET
10 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.98%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (0.98%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.90%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.94%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.96%) Blog
7 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.98%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.98%) Social Media
8 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.86%) Linux
2 3 (2.94%) Android
2 3 (2.94%) Windows
3 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.51%) Front End Development
3 20 (19.61%) Prototyping
4 19 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (18.63%) Usability Testing
5 15 (14.71%) Scrum
6 14 (13.73%) Rapid Prototyping
6 14 (13.73%) Service Design
6 14 (13.73%) User Stories
7 13 (12.75%) BDD
7 13 (12.75%) Market Research
7 13 (12.75%) Software Testing
8 12 (11.76%) Cognitive Psychology
8 12 (11.76%) Psychology
8 12 (11.76%) TDD
9 11 (10.78%) Customer Insight
10 9 (8.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 9 (8.82%) SFIA
10 9 (8.82%) Wireframes
11 7 (6.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.82%) JavaScript
2 8 (7.84%) Java
3 6 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 6 (5.88%) SQL
4 3 (2.94%) C
4 3 (2.94%) C++
4 3 (2.94%) TypeScript
5 2 (1.96%) C#
5 2 (1.96%) Python
5 2 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.98%) Perl
6 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.98%) Scala
6 1 (0.98%) VC++
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.98%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Ansible
1 2 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.98%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.98%) Nagios
2 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (9.80%) Capita
2 6 (5.88%) Google
3 5 (4.90%) Adobe
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle
5 3 (2.94%) IBM
6 2 (1.96%) Apple
6 2 (1.96%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.98%) Cubic Transportation
7 1 (0.98%) New Relic
7 1 (0.98%) Splunk