Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 26 July 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
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 306 303
Rank change year-on-year +90 -3 -19
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 138 92 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.86% 0.49% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.52% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 58 51
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £294 £248 £263
90th Percentile £494 £500 £425
England median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.12 £106.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year -69.77% +254.17% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 15172 17667 18566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.45% 95.03% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8739 10690 10472
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £242 £235 £226
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 722 754 894
South East median hourly rate £17.59 £19.81 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.22% +13.21% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.68 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.32% +8.57% +2.94%

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in the South East

UX Designer
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 Designer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for UX Designer in the South East

UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in the South East over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UX Designer in the South East

UX Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UX Designer in the South East

UX Designer
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 Designer within the South East region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Thames Valley +38 64 £381 +1.67% 5
Berkshire +57 41 £388 +3.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 23 £350 -9.68%
Surrey +16 21 £463 +19.35% 4
West Sussex +8 14 £449 +19.73% 1
Hampshire +16 13 £438 +25.00% 4
Kent +17 11 £425 +41.67%
East Sussex +10 10 £425 +17.24% 2
Middlesex +7 2 £463 -
Sussex - 1 - -
UX Designer
England

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 South East region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 138 (100.00%) User Experience
2 90 (65.22%) Wireframes
3 86 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (52.90%) Prototyping
5 50 (36.23%) HTML
5 50 (36.23%) CSS
6 38 (27.54%) Rapid Prototyping
7 34 (24.64%) Information Architecture
8 27 (19.57%) Axure RP
9 26 (18.84%) Scrum
10 25 (18.12%) Finance
11 22 (15.94%) Usability Testing
11 22 (15.94%) EXTOL
11 22 (15.94%) Web Design
11 22 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (14.49%) Photoshop
13 18 (13.04%) JavaScript
14 17 (12.32%) CSS3
15 16 (11.59%) HTML5
15 16 (11.59%) Mobile App
15 16 (11.59%) Adobe
15 16 (11.59%) Telecoms
16 14 (10.14%) Banking
17 13 (9.42%) Analytics
18 12 (8.70%) Data Analytics
19 10 (7.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 10 (7.25%) jQuery
19 10 (7.25%) Adobe Illustrator
19 10 (7.25%) E-Commerce
20 9 (6.52%) Digital Transformation Programme

UX Designer Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.17%) Marvel
2 1 (0.72%) CMS
2 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (14.49%) Photoshop
2 10 (7.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 10 (7.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (5.80%) InVision
4 6 (4.35%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.72%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.72%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.72%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.72%) Flinto
6 1 (0.72%) InDesign
6 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) GoldMine
1 1 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.80%) Adobe Analytics
1 8 (5.80%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.72%) GitHub
2 1 (0.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (1.45%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 27 (19.57%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 25 (18.12%) Finance
2 16 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 14 (10.14%) Banking
4 5 (3.62%) Retail
5 3 (2.17%) Automotive
6 2 (1.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (36.23%) CSS
1 50 (36.23%) HTML
2 17 (12.32%) CSS3
3 16 (11.59%) HTML5
4 10 (7.25%) jQuery
5 4 (2.90%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.17%) Zurb Foundation
7 2 (1.45%) Flash
8 1 (0.72%) Framer.js
8 1 (0.72%) Material Design
8 1 (0.72%) Node.js
8 1 (0.72%) React
8 1 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 138 (100.00%) User Experience
2 22 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (11.59%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.35%) Online Banking
5 5 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.62%) Graphic Design
6 4 (2.90%) iPad
6 4 (2.90%) iPhone
7 2 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.45%) W3C
8 1 (0.72%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.07%) Android
1 7 (5.07%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.72%) AIX
2 1 (0.72%) Solaris
2 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (65.22%) Wireframes
2 86 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (52.90%) Prototyping
4 38 (27.54%) Rapid Prototyping
5 34 (24.64%) Information Architecture
6 26 (18.84%) Scrum
7 22 (15.94%) Usability Testing
7 22 (15.94%) Web Design
8 13 (9.42%) Analytics
9 12 (8.70%) Data Analytics
10 10 (7.25%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 8 (5.80%) Front End Development
12 8 (5.80%) Psychology
13 6 (4.35%) Service Design
13 6 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (3.62%) Responsive Web Design
15 4 (2.90%) CRM
15 4 (2.90%) Product Management
15 4 (2.90%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.07%) Degree
2 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (15.94%) EXTOL
2 16 (11.59%) Adobe
3 8 (5.80%) ClickTale
4 1 (0.72%) hybris
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.72%) SAP
4 1 (0.72%) Twitter
4 1 (0.72%) Usabilla
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago