The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 220 222
Rank change year-on-year +37 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 72 55 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.88% 0.57% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.59% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 23
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £268 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £490 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £106.25 -
% change year-on-year -62.35% -  

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 7657 9293 9409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 93.96% 95.58% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4350 5686 5148
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 374 457
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -10.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.30 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured UX Designer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +33 23 £353 -6.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 19 £350 - 1
Surrey +4 10 £263 -30.00% 2
West Sussex +4 9 £449 +19.73% 1
Kent - 6 £408 -
East Sussex 0 2 £431 +18.96% 1
Middlesex - 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 30 April 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.

1 136 (100.00%) User Experience
2 83 (61.03%) Wireframes
3 67 (49.26%) Prototyping
4 61 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (38.97%) HTML
5 53 (38.97%) CSS
6 38 (27.94%) Rapid Prototyping
7 35 (25.74%) Mobile App
8 31 (22.79%) Information Architecture
9 26 (19.12%) Axure RP
10 24 (17.65%) Web Design
11 22 (16.18%) Scrum
11 22 (16.18%) HTML5
12 21 (15.44%) Finance
13 20 (14.71%) Usability Testing
13 20 (14.71%) CSS3
14 19 (13.97%) JavaScript
14 19 (13.97%) Photoshop
15 18 (13.24%) EXTOL
15 18 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (11.76%) Telecoms
17 15 (11.03%) Banking
18 14 (10.29%) Android
18 14 (10.29%) Apple iOS
19 13 (9.56%) Analytics
19 13 (9.56%) Front End Development
20 12 (8.82%) jQuery
20 12 (8.82%) Adobe Illustrator
21 10 (7.35%) Data Analytics
22 9 (6.62%) ClickTale

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:

Applications
1 19 (13.97%) Photoshop
2 12 (8.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (4.41%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (1.47%) InDesign
5 1 (0.74%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.74%) InVision
5 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.62%) Adobe Analytics
1 9 (6.62%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.47%) Big Data
2 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (19.12%) Axure RP
2 3 (2.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
General
1 21 (15.44%) Finance
2 16 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 15 (11.03%) Banking
4 5 (3.68%) Retail
5 3 (2.21%) Automotive
6 2 (1.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.74%) Advertising
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (38.97%) CSS
1 53 (38.97%) HTML
2 22 (16.18%) HTML5
3 20 (14.71%) CSS3
4 12 (8.82%) jQuery
5 5 (3.68%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.21%) .NET
6 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.21%) Sass
7 2 (1.47%) Flash
7 2 (1.47%) JSON
8 1 (0.74%) DOM
8 1 (0.74%) Framer.js
8 1 (0.74%) Node.js
8 1 (0.74%) React
8 1 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 136 (100.00%) User Experience
2 35 (25.74%) Mobile App
3 18 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.62%) iPad
4 9 (6.62%) iPhone
5 5 (3.68%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (3.68%) Online Banking
6 3 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.21%) W3C
7 1 (0.74%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.74%) Social Media
7 1 (0.74%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.29%) Android
1 14 (10.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (61.03%) Wireframes
2 67 (49.26%) Prototyping
3 61 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (27.94%) Rapid Prototyping
5 31 (22.79%) Information Architecture
6 24 (17.65%) Web Design
7 22 (16.18%) Scrum
8 20 (14.71%) Usability Testing
9 13 (9.56%) Analytics
9 13 (9.56%) Front End Development
10 10 (7.35%) Data Analytics
11 9 (6.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 9 (6.62%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.88%) Android Development
12 8 (5.88%) iOS Development
12 8 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (4.41%) Exploratory Testing
13 6 (4.41%) Field Research
13 6 (4.41%) Psychology
13 6 (4.41%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.97%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 18 (13.24%) EXTOL
2 9 (6.62%) ClickTale
3 5 (3.68%) Adobe
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.74%) SAP
4 1 (0.74%) Twitter
4 1 (0.74%) Usabilla
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