The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for UX Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UX Design over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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 (UX) Design
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 130 125
Contract jobs citing UX Design 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.039% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.046% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -28.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £361 £363
% change year-on-year +12.45% -0.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

UX Design is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1472 2161 2379
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.83% 83.31% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1215 1311
Median daily rate £390 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% -1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 46
Median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.10% +23.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

UX Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing UX Design as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for UX Design in Scotland

UX Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UX Design in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UX Design 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 Scotland region with a requirement for UX Design.

1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) LESS

UX Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Strategist
1 1 (50.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) LESS
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design