Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 172 187
Rank change year-on-year +41 +15 +3
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 58 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.10% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.51% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 24
South West median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £298 £312 £304
90th Percentile £490 £500 £545
England median daily rate £408 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.88% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.50 £32.70 -
% change year-on-year -6.71% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 4,999 5,076 5,890
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 95.07% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,131 3,291 3,909
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £213 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £520
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 364 355
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -19.12% +70.00%
10th Percentile £11.53 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.95 £47.28 £47.28
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.42 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.24% -0.43% +12.12%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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
Bristol +3 26 £400 - 7
Wiltshire +15 11 £400 -9.60% 3
Somerset +6 8 £260 - 1
Devon +3 4 £500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 3
UX Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, UX Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 58 (100.00%) User Experience
2 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (37.93%) Finance
4 18 (31.03%) Adobe
5 13 (22.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 13 (22.41%) InVision
6 12 (20.69%) Marvel
6 12 (20.69%) Wireframes
6 12 (20.69%) Prototyping
6 12 (20.69%) Scrum
7 11 (18.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (12.07%) Usability Testing
9 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (10.34%) Typography
10 5 (8.62%) Front End Development
10 5 (8.62%) Information Architecture
10 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (8.62%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (8.62%) HTML
10 5 (8.62%) Photoshop
11 4 (6.90%) W3C
11 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
11 4 (6.90%) Big Data
11 4 (6.90%) Axure RP
12 3 (5.17%) Apache Spark
12 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
12 3 (5.17%) Apache Hive
12 3 (5.17%) CSS
12 3 (5.17%) Windows

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 12 (20.69%) Marvel
2 3 (5.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 13 (22.41%) InVision
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (8.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (8.62%) Photoshop
4 3 (5.17%) UXPin
5 2 (3.45%) InDesign
5 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.45%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (3.45%) Pixate
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Big Data
2 3 (5.17%) Apache Hive
2 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.72%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 22 (37.93%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) HTML
2 3 (5.17%) CSS
3 1 (1.72%) CSS3
3 1 (1.72%) Framer.js
3 1 (1.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 58 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (6.90%) W3C
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.69%) Prototyping
2 12 (20.69%) Scrum
2 12 (20.69%) Wireframes
3 7 (12.07%) Usability Testing
4 6 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.34%) Typography
5 5 (8.62%) Front End Development
5 5 (8.62%) Information Architecture
5 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.17%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (3.45%) BDD
7 2 (3.45%) Coaching
7 2 (3.45%) Data Security
7 2 (3.45%) Kanban
7 2 (3.45%) Service Design
7 2 (3.45%) TDD
7 2 (3.45%) UX Design
8 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) C
1 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Adobe
2 1 (1.72%) Apple
2 1 (1.72%) SAP