Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 160 169
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 +4
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 31 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.61% 0.60% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.63% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 18
Scotland median daily rate £400 £392 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +18.26% -14.52%
10th Percentile £332 £216 £255
90th Percentile £479 £456 £433
UK median daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.63% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £27.37 £32.70 -
% change year-on-year -16.30% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4811 4105 5837
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 94.72% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2742 2412 3018
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £229
90th Percentile £531 £494 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 118 123
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £49.40
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in Scotland

UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UX Designer in Scotland

UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UX Designer in Scotland

UX Designer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Edinburgh -9 14 £348 -14.20% 2
Glasgow -5 12 £400 +3.23% 1
West Lothian +3 4 £400 +10.34%
UX Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) User Experience
2 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) Finance
3 13 (41.94%) Wireframes
4 11 (35.48%) Axure RP
5 10 (32.26%) Prototyping
6 8 (25.81%) InVision
7 6 (19.35%) Service Design
7 6 (19.35%) Banking
7 6 (19.35%) Marketing
8 5 (16.13%) CSS
8 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
9 4 (12.90%) HTML
9 4 (12.90%) Scrum
10 3 (9.68%) Rapid Prototyping
10 3 (9.68%) Actionable Insight
11 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
11 2 (6.45%) Strategic Thinking
11 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
11 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
11 2 (6.45%) QA
11 2 (6.45%) Android
11 2 (6.45%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
11 2 (6.45%) Statistics
11 2 (6.45%) Usability Engineering
11 2 (6.45%) Adobe
11 2 (6.45%) Internet
11 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management

UX Designer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 8 (25.81%) InVision
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
2 6 (19.35%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Android
1 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Wireframes
3 10 (32.26%) Prototyping
4 6 (19.35%) Service Design
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Actionable Insight
6 3 (9.68%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) Statistics
7 2 (6.45%) Strategic Thinking
7 2 (6.45%) Usability Engineering
8 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.23%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 1 (3.23%) Human Factors
8 1 (3.23%) Time Management
8 1 (3.23%) Usability Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Adobe