Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 17 92
Rank change year-on-year -10 +75 -67
Contract jobs citing User Experience 76 94 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.75% 10.20% 2.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.89% 26.33% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 72 38
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +1.56% -
10th Percentile £324 £300 £329
90th Percentile £530 £550 £502
North East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 332 357 868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 33.84% 38.72% 38.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 255 613
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +5.41% -8.64%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £263
90th Percentile £588 £595 £525
North East median daily rate £425 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 37
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.25 £10.65 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.41% -61.96% +8.74%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.30 £15.00
90th Percentile £28.28 £31.00 £55.25
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - -50.00% +40.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -9 73 £425 +3.03% 14
Sunderland - 3 £350 -
User Experience
North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 53 (69.74%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) Scrum
3 19 (25.00%) Publishing
3 19 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 18 (23.68%) Kanban
5 17 (22.37%) HTML
5 17 (22.37%) Web Application Development
6 15 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (19.74%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 14 (18.42%) Puppet
7 14 (18.42%) DBS Check
7 14 (18.42%) Windows
7 14 (18.42%) Linux
8 13 (17.11%) Test Automation
8 13 (17.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 13 (17.11%) DevOps
9 12 (15.79%) CSS
10 11 (14.47%) Perl
10 11 (14.47%) Python
10 11 (14.47%) SOA
10 11 (14.47%) Change Management
10 11 (14.47%) Nagios
10 11 (14.47%) Configuration Management
10 11 (14.47%) ZABBIX
10 11 (14.47%) Riverbed
10 11 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (14.47%) Confluence
10 11 (14.47%) YAML
10 11 (14.47%) Git (software)
10 11 (14.47%) Maven

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 11 (14.47%) Confluence
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.32%) CMS
4 1 (1.32%) Drupal
4 1 (1.32%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.26%) SaaS
4 3 (3.95%) Heroku
5 2 (2.63%) IaaS
5 2 (2.63%) PaaS
6 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) Firewall
1 7 (9.21%) VLAN
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.32%) Big Data
4 1 (1.32%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Git (software)
1 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
1 11 (14.47%) JIRA
1 11 (14.47%) Maven
1 11 (14.47%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (3.95%) Artifactory
2 3 (3.95%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.95%) GitLab
2 3 (3.95%) Grunt
2 3 (3.95%) gulp
General
1 19 (25.00%) Publishing
2 4 (5.26%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Local Government
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (46.05%) Designer
2 21 (27.63%) Content Designer
3 15 (19.74%) Digital Designer
4 12 (15.79%) Digital Content Designer
4 12 (15.79%) UX Designer
5 11 (14.47%) Analyst
5 11 (14.47%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (14.47%) Digital Transformation
6 8 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Business Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) User Experience Researcher
8 6 (7.89%) Developer
9 4 (5.26%) User Researcher
10 3 (3.95%) Angular Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Digital UX Designer
10 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Support
10 3 (3.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) HTML
2 12 (15.79%) CSS
3 11 (14.47%) Elastic Stack
3 11 (14.47%) YAML
4 5 (6.58%) Web Services
4 5 (6.58%) XML
5 4 (5.26%) jQuery
6 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.95%) Node.js
6 3 (3.95%) RESTful
7 2 (2.63%) Angular 2
8 1 (1.32%) .NET
8 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.32%) Ajax
8 1 (1.32%) IDoc
8 1 (1.32%) SAP PI
8 1 (1.32%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) Blog
4 1 (1.32%) iPad
4 1 (1.32%) iPhone
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.42%) Linux
1 14 (18.42%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (69.74%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) Scrum
3 19 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 18 (23.68%) Kanban
5 17 (22.37%) Web Application Development
6 15 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (19.74%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 13 (17.11%) DevOps
7 13 (17.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 13 (17.11%) Test Automation
8 11 (14.47%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 11 (14.47%) Change Management
8 11 (14.47%) Configuration Management
8 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (14.47%) Deployment Automation
8 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Management
8 11 (14.47%) Release Automation
8 11 (14.47%) SOA
9 8 (10.53%) Service Design
9 8 (10.53%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) Perl
1 11 (14.47%) Python
1 11 (14.47%) Ruby
2 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.63%) Java
3 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.63%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.32%) ABAP
4 1 (1.32%) C
4 1 (1.32%) C#
4 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) DBS Check
2 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) Degree
4 4 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (14.47%) Docker
2 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.63%) XenApp
3 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (18.42%) Puppet
2 11 (14.47%) Ansible
2 11 (14.47%) Docker Swarm
2 11 (14.47%) Nagios
2 11 (14.47%) ZABBIX
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (3.95%) vMotion
4 2 (2.63%) SCCM
4 2 (2.63%) SCOM
4 2 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Riverbed
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) HP
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.95%) VMware
4 2 (2.63%) 3PAR
4 2 (2.63%) Adobe
4 2 (2.63%) BMC
4 2 (2.63%) EMC
4 2 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (1.32%) Xamarin