Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +37
Contract jobs citing User Experience 18 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.11% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.66% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £395 - -
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 £33.76 £32.85 £25.12
% change year-on-year +2.78% +30.76% -8.65%

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 318 94 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 54.92% 29.94% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 60 38
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -2.04%
10th Percentile £311 £238 £88
90th Percentile £538 £523 £454
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £424
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.24% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £22.50 £13.63 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.14% +0.93% -19.26%
10th Percentile £15.55 £10.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £33.05 £17.68 £14.25
UK median hourly rate £21.22 £20.38 £19.50
% change year-on-year +4.12% +4.49% +9.50%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 12 December 2017. 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 - 18 £395 - 1
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 15 (83.33%) Java
1 15 (83.33%) JSON
2 11 (61.11%) TIBCO EMS
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) TIBCO
2 11 (61.11%) OO
2 11 (61.11%) REST
2 11 (61.11%) WebSockets
2 11 (61.11%) Microservices
2 11 (61.11%) Data Structures
2 11 (61.11%) Functional Programming
3 8 (44.44%) Banking
3 8 (44.44%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) Front Office
6 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) Web Development
7 3 (16.67%) HTML5
7 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (11.11%) CRM
8 2 (11.11%) Siebel
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) Web Services
8 2 (11.11%) C#
8 2 (11.11%) DHTML
8 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 2 (11.11%) SQL

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 (44.44%) Banking
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 10 (55.56%) Senior Developer
3 10 (55.56%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (22.22%) UI Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Web UI Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Agile Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 1 (5.56%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) JSON
2 11 (61.11%) REST
2 11 (61.11%) TIBCO EMS
2 11 (61.11%) WebSockets
3 8 (44.44%) XML
4 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) jQuery
6 3 (16.67%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (11.11%) .NET
7 2 (11.11%) Ajax
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (11.11%) DHTML
7 2 (11.11%) WCF
7 2 (11.11%) Web Services
8 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Data Structures
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Derivative
3 1 (5.56%) Equities
3 1 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (61.11%) Functional Programming
1 11 (61.11%) Microservices
1 11 (61.11%) OO
2 3 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 2 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) TIBCO
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Siebel