Period
to 22 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

UX
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 17 100
Rank change year-on-year -18 +83 -84
Contract jobs citing User Experience 61 83 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.71% 9.15% 2.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.53% 22.07% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 59 47
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £297
90th Percentile £469 £528 £573
North East median daily rate £400 £400 £428
% change year-on-year - -6.43% +3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £28.00
North East median hourly rate - - £28.00

User Experience is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 369 376 1,094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 40.59% 41.46% 42.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 269 732
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £380 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +15.38% -21.69%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £218
90th Percentile £636 £550 £500
North East median daily rate £385 £365 £325
% change year-on-year +5.48% +12.31% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 66
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.25 £13.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.64% -51.82% +52.78%
10th Percentile £11.59 £10.14 £15.00
90th Percentile £34.83 £48.70 £29.00
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% -40.74% +50.00%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Tyne and Wear

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Experience in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Tyne and Wear

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Tyne and Wear

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience in Tyne and Wear

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 61 £390 -2.50% 12
User Experience
North East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.51%) HTML
3 16 (26.23%) CSS
4 14 (22.95%) Prototyping
5 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
6 12 (19.67%) Scrum
6 12 (19.67%) Front End Development
6 12 (19.67%) BDD
7 10 (16.39%) Linux
7 10 (16.39%) Publishing
7 10 (16.39%) Degree
7 10 (16.39%) Web Application Development
7 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (14.75%) Service Design
8 9 (14.75%) User Stories
8 9 (14.75%) Java
9 8 (13.11%) Shell Script
9 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
9 8 (13.11%) JIRA
9 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
9 8 (13.11%) Mobile App
9 8 (13.11%) Rapid Prototyping
9 8 (13.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 7 (11.48%) RESTful
10 7 (11.48%) TDD
10 7 (11.48%) Ajax
11 6 (9.84%) MVC
11 6 (9.84%) Kanban
11 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (4.92%) CICS
1 3 (4.92%) Jetty
1 3 (4.92%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.92%) WildFly
2 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) Confluence
3 1 (1.64%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.28%) InVision
4 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.28%) IaaS
3 2 (3.28%) PaaS
3 2 (3.28%) SaaS
3 2 (3.28%) Slack
4 1 (1.64%) Datadog
4 1 (1.64%) GitHub
4 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
1 8 (13.11%) JIRA
2 5 (8.20%) Axure RP
3 3 (4.92%) Artifactory
3 3 (4.92%) GitLab
4 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.64%) Maven
General
1 10 (16.39%) Publishing
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Legal
2 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (52.46%) Designer
2 17 (27.87%) UX Designer
3 12 (19.67%) Content Designer
4 11 (18.03%) Analyst
5 9 (14.75%) Business Analyst
5 9 (14.75%) Developer
6 8 (13.11%) Digital Designer
7 7 (11.48%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (9.84%) Digital Content Designer
9 5 (8.20%) Digital Transformation
9 5 (8.20%) User Researcher
10 4 (6.56%) Interaction Designer
10 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
10 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) Digital Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) Senior Designer
11 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Senior Interaction Designer
11 3 (4.92%) UI Designer
11 3 (4.92%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.51%) HTML
2 16 (26.23%) CSS
3 7 (11.48%) Ajax
3 7 (11.48%) RESTful
4 6 (9.84%) Web Services
5 5 (8.20%) J2EE
5 5 (8.20%) XML
6 4 (6.56%) JDBC
6 4 (6.56%) jQuery
6 4 (6.56%) JSP
6 4 (6.56%) Swing
6 4 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.28%) Node.js
7 2 (3.28%) React
8 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.64%) HTML5
8 1 (1.64%) LESS
8 1 (1.64%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.11%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.84%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.92%) Clustering
4 3 (4.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (4.92%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.28%) Blog
6 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.64%) iPad
6 1 (1.64%) iPhone
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Linux
2 5 (8.20%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Android
3 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.95%) Prototyping
3 12 (19.67%) BDD
3 12 (19.67%) Front End Development
3 12 (19.67%) Scrum
4 10 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (16.39%) Web Application Development
5 9 (14.75%) Service Design
5 9 (14.75%) User Stories
6 8 (13.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 8 (13.11%) Rapid Prototyping
7 7 (11.48%) TDD
8 6 (9.84%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (9.84%) Domain Models
8 6 (9.84%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 6 (9.84%) Kanban
8 6 (9.84%) MVC
8 6 (9.84%) Secure Coding
8 6 (9.84%) Smoke Testing
9 5 (8.20%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) Java
2 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (13.11%) Shell Script
3 6 (9.84%) SQL
4 2 (3.28%) C
4 2 (3.28%) C#
4 2 (3.28%) Python
4 2 (3.28%) Ruby
4 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.64%) C++
5 1 (1.64%) Perl
5 1 (1.64%) PHP
5 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.39%) Degree
3 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (6.56%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.28%) XenApp
3 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Puppet
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (4.92%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) vMotion
3 2 (3.28%) Ansible
3 2 (3.28%) SCOM
3 2 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.28%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.64%) Nagios
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) HP
2 3 (4.92%) IBM
2 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.92%) VMware
3 2 (3.28%) 3PAR
3 2 (3.28%) Adobe
3 2 (3.28%) Apple
3 2 (3.28%) BMC
3 2 (3.28%) EMC
3 2 (3.28%) Google
4 1 (1.64%) New Relic
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.64%) Splunk
4 1 (1.64%) Xamarin