Period
to 21 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a User Experience Consultant was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 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.

UX Consultant
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 198 220
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22 -3
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.034% 0.036% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.039% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
North West median daily rate £380 - £450
10th Percentile £370 - £425
90th Percentile £389 - £485
England median daily rate £388 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -8.82% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £100.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,577 5,182 7,293
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 94.49% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,463 3,140 4,413
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £225 £243
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 286 310
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.84 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.11% -8.10% +13.07%
10th Percentile £11.27 £11.00 £11.32
90th Percentile £50.38 £51.50 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% -6.53% +14.29%

User Experience Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured User Experience Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience Consultant in the North West

User Experience Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Experience Consultant in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience Consultant in the North West

User Experience Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Consultant within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Merseyside +15 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £380 -
User Experience Consultant
England

User Experience Consultant Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, User Experience Consultant 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 West region featuring User Experience Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Ethnography
2 1 (50.00%) Ethnographic Research
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) Contextual Inquiry
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories

User Experience Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Contextual Inquiry
1 1 (50.00%) Ethnographic Research
1 1 (50.00%) Ethnography
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared