Period
to 19 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 77 148
Rank change year-on-year -6 +71 -67
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 22 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.64% 2.06% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 2.16% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 5
North East median daily rate £463 £443 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% +10.63% -1.23%
England median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £30.50 £32.70
% change year-on-year - -6.71% -

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 1,289 1,156 2,382
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 95.14% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 769 1,636
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 51 118
North East median hourly rate £14.78 £17.48 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.45% -22.31% +26.62%
10th Percentile £10.42 £9.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £47.50 £29.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +3.89% -

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 19 December 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 19 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 -11 12 £425 -3.95% 2
Durham - 8 £520 - 1
UX Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (100.00%) User Experience
2 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (81.82%) HTML
4 10 (45.45%) Typography
5 8 (36.36%) Front End Development
6 7 (31.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (27.27%) Internet
7 6 (27.27%) Degree
7 6 (27.27%) Prototyping
8 5 (22.73%) CSS
8 5 (22.73%) DBS Check
9 3 (13.64%) Scrum
9 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
9 3 (13.64%) Axure RP
9 3 (13.64%) Heroku
10 2 (9.09%) Adobe
10 2 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
11 1 (4.55%) Service Design
11 1 (4.55%) Wireframes
11 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (4.55%) Customer-Centricity
11 1 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
11 1 (4.55%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 1 (4.55%) Workshop Facilitation
11 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
11 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (4.55%) Ajax
11 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
11 1 (4.55%) Blog

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 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Heroku
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Axure RP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Blog
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Typography
3 8 (36.36%) Front End Development
4 7 (31.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 6 (27.27%) Prototyping
6 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (4.55%) Customer-Centricity
8 1 (4.55%) Guerrilla Research
8 1 (4.55%) Kanban
8 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.55%) Service Design
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.55%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 1 (4.55%) Wireframes
8 1 (4.55%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe