Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 22 102
Rank change year-on-year -7 +80 -70
Contract jobs citing User Experience 97 99 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.30% 8.11% 2.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.15% 23.35% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 75 38
North East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £325 £302 £329
90th Percentile £534 £550 £502
England median daily rate £450 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +4.96% +0.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median hourly rate - - £28.00
England median hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.85
% change year-on-year -2.86% +6.55% +31.08%

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 438 424 969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.96% 34.73% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 288 660
North East median daily rate £425 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% -7.50%
10th Percentile £262 £263 £260
90th Percentile £588 £588 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 52
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -48.21% +40.00%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.30 £11.07
90th Percentile £19.46 £43.75 £43.58
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.98% +3.28% +5.10%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -10 75 £425 +4.62% 17
Durham +1 13 £520 - 1
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 70 (72.16%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.90%) HTML
3 23 (23.71%) Scrum
4 20 (20.62%) Publishing
5 19 (19.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 18 (18.56%) Web Application Development
7 17 (17.53%) Kanban
8 16 (16.49%) CSS
9 15 (15.46%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 14 (14.43%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (14.43%) DBS Check
10 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
11 13 (13.40%) Windows
11 13 (13.40%) Linux
11 13 (13.40%) Puppet
12 12 (12.37%) Test Automation
12 12 (12.37%) Performance Monitoring
12 12 (12.37%) DevOps
12 12 (12.37%) Degree
13 11 (11.34%) Security Cleared
13 11 (11.34%) Front End Development
13 11 (11.34%) SDLC
13 11 (11.34%) Service Design
14 10 (10.31%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (10.31%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (10.31%) Typography
14 10 (10.31%) Release Automation
14 10 (10.31%) Docker Swarm
14 10 (10.31%) Ansible

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 10 (10.31%) Confluence
2 7 (7.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.03%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) Drupal
4 1 (1.03%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.31%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.22%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.12%) iPaaS
3 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.12%) SaaS
4 3 (3.09%) Heroku
5 2 (2.06%) IaaS
5 2 (2.06%) PaaS
6 1 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) Firewall
1 7 (7.22%) Internet
1 7 (7.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) Oracle Database
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.03%) Big Data
4 1 (1.03%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Git (software)
1 10 (10.31%) Jenkins
1 10 (10.31%) JIRA
1 10 (10.31%) Maven
1 10 (10.31%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (4.12%) Jasmine
2 4 (4.12%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (4.12%) MSTest
2 4 (4.12%) NUnit
2 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (3.09%) Artifactory
3 3 (3.09%) Axure RP
3 3 (3.09%) GitLab
3 3 (3.09%) Grunt
3 3 (3.09%) gulp
General
1 20 (20.62%) Publishing
2 5 (5.15%) Finance
3 3 (3.09%) Banking
3 3 (3.09%) Local Government
4 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Advertising
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (50.52%) Designer
2 25 (25.77%) Content Designer
3 22 (22.68%) UX Designer
4 16 (16.49%) Digital Designer
5 13 (13.40%) Digital Content Designer
6 12 (12.37%) Analyst
7 11 (11.34%) Digital Transformation
8 10 (10.31%) Developer
8 10 (10.31%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Agile Business Analyst
9 8 (8.25%) Business Analyst
9 8 (8.25%) User Experience Researcher
10 5 (5.15%) User Researcher
11 4 (4.12%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (3.09%) Angular Developer
12 3 (3.09%) Digital UX Designer
12 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Support
12 3 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
13 2 (2.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 2 (2.06%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.90%) HTML
2 16 (16.49%) CSS
3 10 (10.31%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (10.31%) YAML
4 9 (9.28%) XML
5 8 (8.25%) jQuery
6 7 (7.22%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.15%) .NET
7 5 (5.15%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.15%) Web Services
8 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET Core
8 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (4.12%) CSS3
8 4 (4.12%) HTML5
8 4 (4.12%) OAuth
8 4 (4.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (4.12%) XML Schema
9 3 (3.09%) Node.js
9 3 (3.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.12%) Reinsurance
3 3 (3.09%) Clustering
4 1 (1.03%) Blog
4 1 (1.03%) FMCG
4 1 (1.03%) iPad
4 1 (1.03%) iPhone
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.03%) RIA
4 1 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.40%) Linux
1 13 (13.40%) Windows
2 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (72.16%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.71%) Scrum
3 19 (19.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 18 (18.56%) Web Application Development
5 17 (17.53%) Kanban
6 15 (15.46%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (14.43%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (12.37%) DevOps
8 12 (12.37%) Performance Monitoring
8 12 (12.37%) Test Automation
9 11 (11.34%) Front End Development
9 11 (11.34%) SDLC
9 11 (11.34%) Service Design
10 10 (10.31%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 10 (10.31%) Change Management
10 10 (10.31%) Deployment Automation
10 10 (10.31%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (10.31%) Release Automation
10 10 (10.31%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
2 10 (10.31%) Perl
2 10 (10.31%) Python
2 10 (10.31%) Ruby
3 5 (5.15%) C#
4 4 (4.12%) SQL
4 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.06%) Java
5 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.06%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.03%) ABAP
6 1 (1.03%) C
6 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) DBS Check
2 12 (12.37%) Degree
3 11 (11.34%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) ACCA
6 1 (1.03%) CIMA
System Software
1 10 (10.31%) Docker
2 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.06%) XenApp
3 2 (2.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (13.40%) Puppet
2 10 (10.31%) Ansible
2 10 (10.31%) Docker Swarm
2 10 (10.31%) Nagios
2 10 (10.31%) ZABBIX
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (3.09%) vMotion
4 2 (2.06%) SCCM
4 2 (2.06%) SCOM
4 2 (2.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.06%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (10.31%) Riverbed
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle
3 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.09%) HP
4 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.09%) SAP
4 3 (3.09%) VMware
5 2 (2.06%) 3PAR
5 2 (2.06%) Adobe
5 2 (2.06%) BMC
5 2 (2.06%) EMC
6 1 (1.03%) Xamarin