The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 66 57
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 1 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.17% 0.34% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.36% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £325 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £363 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £388 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 527 822 776
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.33% 93.73% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 1592 1529
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 126 219
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.13 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £33.75 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured UX Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in Reading

UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UX Designer in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for UX Designer in Reading

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, UX Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Wireframes
2 2 (66.67%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (66.67%) Axure RP
2 2 (66.67%) W3C
2 2 (66.67%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping

UX Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (66.67%) OmniGraffle
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Web Accessibility
1 2 (66.67%) Wireframes
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping