Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 85 76
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9 +25
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 14 13 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.12% 0.88% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.98% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 28
Reading median daily rate £394 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £277
90th Percentile £448 £425 £519
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1167 1331 1825
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.14% 90.54% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 715 1084
Reading median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £219
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 78 125
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -31.55% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.75 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in Reading over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UX Designer in Reading

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 14 (100.00%) User Experience
2 10 (71.43%) Wireframes
3 9 (64.29%) Axure RP
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) Adobe
5 5 (35.71%) Prototyping
6 4 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (28.57%) Web Accessibility
6 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (28.57%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (28.57%) W3C
6 4 (28.57%) CRM
7 3 (21.43%) InVision
8 2 (14.29%) Content Management
8 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Web Design
8 2 (14.29%) Workflow
8 2 (14.29%) CMS
8 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 1 (7.14%) Scrum
9 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (7.14%) InDesign
9 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
9 1 (7.14%) Retail
9 1 (7.14%) Finance
9 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 1 (7.14%) B2B
9 1 (7.14%) B2C

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (28.57%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (21.43%) InVision
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (7.14%) InDesign
3 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (28.57%) W3C
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Wireframes
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Prototyping
4 4 (28.57%) CRM
4 4 (28.57%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (14.29%) Content Management
5 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Web Design
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (7.14%) A/B Testing
6 1 (7.14%) B2B
6 1 (7.14%) B2C
6 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
6 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Adobe