Period
to 25 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 25 February 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 50 31
Rank change year-on-year +15 -19 +6
Contract jobs citing User Experience 24 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.99% 0.26% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.17% 0.61% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £443 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.55% - -
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £38.26 £31.25
% change year-on-year +12.39% +22.43% +22.55%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 236 163 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 49.06% 41.58% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 130 35
Northern Ireland median daily rate £440 £397 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.97% +32.17% +11.11%
10th Percentile £309 £263 £228
90th Percentile £550 £588 £458
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £24.75 £11.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.22% -14.81% -7.60%
10th Percentile £15.93 £10.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £36.75 £13.50 £14.25
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Northern Ireland

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Northern Ireland

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
County Antrim - 24 £443 - 8
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 19 (79.17%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) JSON
2 17 (70.83%) REST
2 17 (70.83%) WebSockets
2 17 (70.83%) Microservices
3 12 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 12 (50.00%) OO
3 12 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 12 (50.00%) Data Structures
3 12 (50.00%) Functional Programming
4 8 (33.33%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) Banking
6 6 (25.00%) XML
7 4 (16.67%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) Front Office
7 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (16.67%) HTML5
7 4 (16.67%) Wireframes
7 4 (16.67%) Web Development
7 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.33%) Degree
10 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
10 1 (4.17%) Derivative
10 1 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (4.17%) Equities
10 1 (4.17%) Python

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (58.33%) Senior Developer
3 14 (58.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 4 (16.67%) UX Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) JSON
1 17 (70.83%) REST
1 17 (70.83%) WebSockets
2 12 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 6 (25.00%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 4 (16.67%) HTML5
4 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.17%) .NET
5 1 (4.17%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Derivative
2 1 (4.17%) Equities
2 1 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (70.83%) Microservices
2 12 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 12 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.67%) Web Development
3 4 (16.67%) Wireframes
4 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) BrightScript
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.17%) Roku