Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 months to 17 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 372 375 372
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -27
Contract jobs citing UX Design 5 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.030% 0.042% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.051% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +16.88% +14.07%
10th Percentile £413 £369 £306
90th Percentile £438 £550 £526
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 - £40.00

UX Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13966 13858 15814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.90% 82.60% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8365 8369 9417
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.56%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £255
90th Percentile £575 £563 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 551 606
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% - +48.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.49
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

UX Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing UX Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for UX Design in the South East

UX Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UX Design in the South East

UX Design
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UX Design within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 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
Kent - 3 £425 -
Thames Valley -12 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -27 2 - -
UX Design
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 South East region with a requirement for UX Design.

1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (80.00%) Wireframes
2 4 (80.00%) Prototyping
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (60.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (60.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (60.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) W3C
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Android

UX Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Designer
1 4 (80.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (20.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Prototyping
1 4 (80.00%) Wireframes
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (60.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google