Period
to 23 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 23 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 77 119
Rank change year-on-year -2 +42 -59
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 27 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.09% 2.40% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 2.53% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 26
North East median daily rate £400 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £352 £331 £388
90th Percentile £449 £472 £549
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.13 £32.12 £106.25
% change year-on-year +21.85% -69.77% +254.17%

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 1,237 1,225 2,262
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 94.67% 91.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 832 794 1,445
North East median daily rate £376 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.51% +9.09% -5.71%
10th Percentile £240 £241 £225
90th Percentile £550 £528 £530
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 97
North East median hourly rate £15.49 £21.13 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.69% -21.74% +80.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.25 £11.19
90th Percentile £43.75 £40.00 £36.00
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.69 £19.50
% change year-on-year -0.92% -4.14% +11.43%

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 June 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 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 -12 27 £400 - 5
UX Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 27 (100.00%) User Experience
2 16 (59.26%) HTML
3 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) Prototyping
4 14 (51.85%) CSS
4 14 (51.85%) Rapid Prototyping
5 9 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 9 (33.33%) Wireframes
6 7 (25.93%) Capita
6 7 (25.93%) Photoshop
6 7 (25.93%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (22.22%) InVision
7 6 (22.22%) Axure RP
7 6 (22.22%) Analytics
8 5 (18.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (18.52%) Adobe
8 5 (18.52%) Google
8 5 (18.52%) Google Analytics
9 4 (14.81%) Service Design
10 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
10 3 (11.11%) jQuery
10 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 2 (7.41%) Web Design
11 2 (7.41%) Android
11 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
11 2 (7.41%) Degree
11 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (3.70%) BDD
12 1 (3.70%) A/B Testing

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 7 (25.93%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (25.93%) Photoshop
2 6 (22.22%) InVision
3 5 (18.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) HTML
2 14 (51.85%) CSS
3 3 (11.11%) jQuery
4 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (100.00%) User Experience
2 9 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Android
1 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (55.56%) Prototyping
2 14 (51.85%) Rapid Prototyping
3 9 (33.33%) Wireframes
4 6 (22.22%) Analytics
5 4 (14.81%) Service Design
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.41%) Web Design
8 1 (3.70%) BDD
8 1 (3.70%) Customer Insight
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL
8 1 (3.70%) Kanban
8 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.70%) Scrum
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.70%) TDD
8 1 (3.70%) Time Management
8 1 (3.70%) Usability Testing
8 1 (3.70%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Capita
2 5 (18.52%) Adobe
2 5 (18.52%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Apple