Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 58 33
Contract jobs citing User Experience 0 29 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 4.41% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 7.73% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 27 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £350 -
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £38.52 £33.50
% change year-on-year +16.84% +14.97% +27.33%

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 163 375 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 42.67% 56.99% 34.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 316 37
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +17.86% +27.27%
10th Percentile £256 £304 £152
90th Percentile £520 £475 £540
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 7
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £39.50 £14.56 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.29% -9.00% -50.00%
10th Percentile £11.85 £14.56 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.10 £14.56 £19.70
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +8.11%

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