The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 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 West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 133 135
Rank change year-on-year +17 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 20 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.75% 0.10% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.11% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 7
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £410 £385
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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2544 2841 2989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.53% 96.24% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1622 1819 1853
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 187 172
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +73.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in the South West

UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UX Designer in the South West

UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in the South West over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UX Designer in the South West

UX Designer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Devon - 14 £475 - 1
Bristol +8 3 £363 -12.12% 3
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 -
Somerset - 1 £350 - 1
UX Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) User Experience
2 24 (68.57%) CSS
3 23 (65.71%) HTML
4 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (45.71%) Typography
5 16 (45.71%) Prototyping
6 13 (37.14%) Rapid Prototyping
7 9 (25.71%) Front End Development
7 9 (25.71%) Degree
7 9 (25.71%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (22.86%) Photoshop
8 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
9 7 (20.00%) Axure RP
9 7 (20.00%) Internet
9 7 (20.00%) jQuery
10 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
10 6 (17.14%) Adobe
11 5 (14.29%) CMS
11 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 5 (14.29%) Usability Testing
11 5 (14.29%) Time Management
11 5 (14.29%) Content Management
11 5 (14.29%) HTML5
11 5 (14.29%) CSS3
12 4 (11.43%) D3.js
12 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
12 4 (11.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
12 4 (11.43%) Data Visualisation
12 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap

UX Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Marvel
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (22.86%) Photoshop
3 3 (8.57%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (5.71%) InDesign
4 2 (5.71%) InVision
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Axure RP
2 4 (11.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (8.57%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (68.57%) CSS
2 23 (65.71%) HTML
3 7 (20.00%) jQuery
4 5 (14.29%) CSS3
4 5 (14.29%) HTML5
5 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.43%) D3.js
5 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.71%) Highcharts JS
6 2 (5.71%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 35 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.71%) RIA
5 1 (2.86%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) Prototyping
2 16 (45.71%) Typography
3 13 (37.14%) Rapid Prototyping
4 9 (25.71%) Front End Development
5 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
6 5 (14.29%) Content Management
6 5 (14.29%) Time Management
6 5 (14.29%) Usability Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
7 4 (11.43%) Wireframes
8 3 (8.57%) Web Development
9 2 (5.71%) Infographics
9 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (5.71%) Workflow
10 1 (2.86%) Coaching
10 1 (2.86%) Customer Requirements
10 1 (2.86%) Information Architecture
10 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Adobe
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 days ago