Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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 West
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 194 186
Rank change year-on-year +23 -8 +23
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 33 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.60% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.30% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 19
South West median daily rate £406 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +20.00% +2.74%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £263
90th Percentile £488 £500 £520
England median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West 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 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 5229 5758 6130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.54% 95.54% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3284 3719 3857
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £219 £230 £225
90th Percentile £530 £550 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 313 369
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £33.60 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.61% +60.00% +10.53%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.45 £45.40
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 West

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

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 6 months to 26 July 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 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
Devon -9 16 £450 -
Somerset - 6 £325 - 1
Bristol +4 5 £420 +1.82% 4
Cornwall - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 -
UX Designer
England

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

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 West region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) User Experience
2 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (54.55%) CSS
4 17 (51.52%) HTML
5 15 (45.45%) Prototyping
6 13 (39.39%) Typography
6 13 (39.39%) Front End Development
7 11 (33.33%) Wireframes
8 10 (30.30%) Rapid Prototyping
9 8 (24.24%) Mobile App
9 8 (24.24%) Adobe
10 7 (21.21%) Internet
10 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
10 7 (21.21%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (18.18%) Photoshop
12 5 (15.15%) jQuery
12 5 (15.15%) Usability Testing
12 5 (15.15%) Time Management
12 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
12 5 (15.15%) HTML5
12 5 (15.15%) CSS3
13 4 (12.12%) D3.js
13 4 (12.12%) Data Visualisation
13 4 (12.12%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (12.12%) Visualisation
13 4 (12.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (12.12%) Scrum
13 4 (12.12%) Degree
13 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (9.09%) Graphic Design

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 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.03%) Marvel
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (18.18%) Photoshop
3 4 (12.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (12.12%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (6.06%) InDesign
5 1 (3.03%) InVision
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Axure RP
1 2 (6.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) CSS
2 17 (51.52%) HTML
3 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
3 5 (15.15%) CSS3
3 5 (15.15%) HTML5
3 5 (15.15%) jQuery
4 4 (12.12%) D3.js
4 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (6.06%) Highcharts JS
5 2 (6.06%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (3.03%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (24.24%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.09%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Prototyping
3 13 (39.39%) Front End Development
3 13 (39.39%) Typography
4 11 (33.33%) Wireframes
5 10 (30.30%) Rapid Prototyping
6 5 (15.15%) Time Management
6 5 (15.15%) Usability Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) Visualisation
8 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
9 2 (6.06%) Infographics
9 2 (6.06%) Information Architecture
9 2 (6.06%) Product Management
9 2 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (6.06%) Use Case
9 2 (6.06%) UX Design
9 2 (6.06%) Web Development
9 2 (6.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Adobe
2 1 (3.03%) PayPal
Taunton, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £200 to £275 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago