Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 24 42
Rank change year-on-year -1 +18 -22
Contract jobs citing User Experience 96 80 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 8.98% 8.25% 5.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.16% 22.79% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 60 94
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £397 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.82% -11.83% +8.17%
10th Percentile £323 £260 £307
90th Percentile £488 £476 £557
North East median daily rate £400 £394 £450
% change year-on-year +1.65% -12.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
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 501 351 874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 46.87% 36.19% 41.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 256 590
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £385 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +15.38% -5.80%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £219
90th Percentile £565 £537 £525
North East median daily rate £380 £371 £325
% change year-on-year +2.36% +14.23% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 52
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £33.00 £12.29 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +168.51% -54.48% +80.00%
10th Percentile £18.38 £9.99 £15.00
90th Percentile £44.88 £48.55 £28.98
North East median hourly rate £33.00 £12.29 £27.00
% change year-on-year +168.51% -54.48% +80.00%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +1 96 £400 +0.82% 13
User Experience
North East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 65 (67.71%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.04%) Front End Development
3 23 (23.96%) HTML
4 20 (20.83%) CSS
4 20 (20.83%) Degree
4 20 (20.83%) Prototyping
5 18 (18.75%) Usability Testing
6 16 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (14.58%) Rapid Prototyping
7 14 (14.58%) Service Design
7 14 (14.58%) MFC
7 14 (14.58%) Scrum
8 13 (13.54%) Software Testing
8 13 (13.54%) BDD
8 13 (13.54%) User Stories
9 12 (12.50%) Mobile App
9 12 (12.50%) Market Research
10 11 (11.46%) JIRA
10 11 (11.46%) Psychology
10 11 (11.46%) TDD
10 11 (11.46%) Customer Insight
10 11 (11.46%) Cognitive Psychology
11 10 (10.42%) Capita
12 9 (9.38%) JavaScript
12 9 (9.38%) Wireframes
12 9 (9.38%) SFIA
13 8 (8.33%) Java
13 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
14 7 (7.29%) RESTful

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 4 (4.17%) Confluence
2 3 (3.13%) CICS
2 3 (3.13%) Jetty
2 3 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.13%) WildFly
3 1 (1.04%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (7.29%) Photoshop
2 6 (6.25%) InVision
3 5 (5.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.21%) Google Analytics
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.08%) Slack
5 1 (1.04%) Datadog
5 1 (1.04%) GitHub
5 1 (1.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (11.46%) JIRA
2 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.29%) Axure RP
4 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.04%) Maven
General
1 6 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Legal
2 3 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.04%) Marketing
3 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (35.42%) Designer
2 27 (28.13%) UX Designer
3 23 (23.96%) Developer
4 18 (18.75%) User Researcher
5 12 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (11.46%) Business Analyst
7 10 (10.42%) Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Content Designer
9 5 (5.21%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) UI Designer
9 5 (5.21%) UI/UX Designer
10 4 (4.17%) Digital Designer
10 4 (4.17%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Product Owner
11 3 (3.13%) Digital UX Designer
11 3 (3.13%) Lead Business Analyst
11 3 (3.13%) Product Manager
11 3 (3.13%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.08%) Interaction Designer
12 2 (2.08%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.96%) HTML
2 20 (20.83%) CSS
3 14 (14.58%) MFC
4 7 (7.29%) Ajax
4 7 (7.29%) RESTful
5 6 (6.25%) jQuery
6 5 (5.21%) J2EE
7 4 (4.17%) JDBC
7 4 (4.17%) JSP
7 4 (4.17%) Swing
7 4 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.13%) Node.js
8 3 (3.13%) Web Services
9 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.08%) React
9 2 (2.08%) XML
10 1 (1.04%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (1.04%) LEMP Stack
10 1 (1.04%) LESS
10 1 (1.04%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.21%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (3.13%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.08%) Blog
7 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.04%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.04%) Social Media
7 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.29%) Linux
2 3 (3.13%) Android
3 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (67.71%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.04%) Front End Development
3 20 (20.83%) Prototyping
4 18 (18.75%) Usability Testing
5 16 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (14.58%) Rapid Prototyping
6 14 (14.58%) Scrum
6 14 (14.58%) Service Design
7 13 (13.54%) BDD
7 13 (13.54%) Software Testing
7 13 (13.54%) User Stories
8 12 (12.50%) Market Research
9 11 (11.46%) Cognitive Psychology
9 11 (11.46%) Customer Insight
9 11 (11.46%) Psychology
9 11 (11.46%) TDD
10 9 (9.38%) SFIA
10 9 (9.38%) Wireframes
11 7 (7.29%) Analytics
11 7 (7.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.38%) JavaScript
2 8 (8.33%) Java
3 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 6 (6.25%) SQL
4 3 (3.13%) C
4 3 (3.13%) C++
5 2 (2.08%) Python
5 2 (2.08%) Ruby
5 2 (2.08%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.04%) C#
6 1 (1.04%) Perl
6 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.04%) Scala
6 1 (1.04%) VC++
Qualifications
1 20 (20.83%) Degree
2 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.04%) P3O
1 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Ansible
1 2 (2.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.04%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.04%) Nagios
2 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (10.42%) Capita
2 5 (5.21%) Adobe
2 5 (5.21%) Google
3 3 (3.13%) IBM
4 2 (2.08%) Apple
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.04%) New Relic
5 1 (1.04%) Splunk