Period
to 23 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £421 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Experience Designer
England > North East
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 56 167
Rank change year-on-year -28 +111 -121
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 21 37 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.75% 3.04% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 3.25% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 1
North East median daily rate £421 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.31% +14.29% -15.66%
10th Percentile £361 £334 £325
90th Percentile £535 £500 £375
England median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £27.37 £99.50
% change year-on-year +64.44% -72.50% +10.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,152 1,138 2,670
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 93.43% 90.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 726 1,754
North East median daily rate £390 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +9.85% -17.50%
10th Percentile £224 £219 £224
90th Percentile £575 £542 £506
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 138
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.82% -18.52% +80.00%
10th Percentile £10.28 £10.00 £10.29
90th Percentile £30.70 £47.50 £36.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +8.57%

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured UX Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in the North East

UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UX Designer in the North East

UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in the North East over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UX Designer in the North East

UX Designer
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 UX Designer within the North East region over the 6 months to 23 September 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 -22 17 £408 -1.21% 3
Durham - 3 £523 - 1
UX Designer
England

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, UX Designer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) User Experience
2 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (71.43%) HTML
4 11 (52.38%) CSS
5 10 (47.62%) Prototyping
6 8 (38.10%) Rapid Prototyping
7 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
8 5 (23.81%) Front End Development
8 5 (23.81%) Wireframes
8 5 (23.81%) Axure RP
8 5 (23.81%) Photoshop
9 4 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (19.05%) Degree
9 4 (19.05%) Typography
10 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 3 (14.29%) Analytics
11 2 (9.52%) jQuery
11 2 (9.52%) Google
11 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
11 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (9.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (9.52%) Internet
11 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
11 2 (9.52%) Adobe
11 2 (9.52%) Scrum
11 2 (9.52%) Service Design
11 2 (9.52%) InVision
12 1 (4.76%) A/B Testing
12 1 (4.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 1 (4.76%) Creative Thinking

UX Designer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Photoshop
2 4 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (9.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (9.52%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Axure RP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) HTML
2 11 (52.38%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) User Experience
2 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Prototyping
3 8 (38.10%) Rapid Prototyping
4 5 (23.81%) Front End Development
4 5 (23.81%) Wireframes
5 4 (19.05%) Typography
6 3 (14.29%) Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Service Design
8 1 (4.76%) A/B Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (4.76%) Creative Thinking
8 1 (4.76%) Customer Insight
8 1 (4.76%) Decision-Making
8 1 (4.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (4.76%) Kanban
8 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Adobe
1 2 (9.52%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Apple