Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a UX Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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 Developer
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 734 723 742
Rank change year-on-year -11 +19 -20
Contract jobs requiring a UX Developer 141 173 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 110 106
UK median daily rate £475 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.59% +1.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £302 £238
90th Percentile £638 £600 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £350
% change year-on-year +4.32% -0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £28.75 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.52% -30.30% -
10th Percentile £27.62 £17.63 £38.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.88 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £28.75 £41.25
% change year-on-year +56.52% -30.30% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

UX Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for UX Developer in the UK

UX Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UX Developer.

Contractor daily rate trend for UX Developer in the UK

UX Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UX Developer over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UX Developer in the UK

UX Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing UX Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UX Developer in the UK

UX Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing UX Developer over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for UX Developer in the UK

UX Developer
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UX Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 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
England -7 133 £475 +18.75% 7
London -31 87 £500 +2.56% 1
UK excluding London -4 54 £363 +4.32% 6
North of England +59 14 £325 - 1
South East -10 12 £300 -13.67% 2
Midlands +19 11 £430 +14.67% 1
Yorkshire +20 9 £300 -7.69%
Scotland -6 8 £348 +2.21%
West Midlands +20 6 £475 +26.67% 1
East Midlands +9 5 £400 +25.00%
South West +7 5 £400 - 1
North West +26 4 £363 -3.33% 1
East of England -13 4 £488 +39.29% 1
North East - 1 £300 -

UX Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, UX Developer 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 featuring UX Developer in the job title.

1 141 (100.00%) User Experience
2 104 (73.76%) HTML
2 104 (73.76%) CSS
3 93 (65.96%) JavaScript
4 60 (42.55%) AngularJS
5 55 (39.01%) HTML5
6 50 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (31.91%) CSS3
8 39 (27.66%) Front End Development
9 38 (26.95%) React
10 35 (24.82%) Wireframes
11 34 (24.11%) Sass
12 32 (22.70%) Git (software)
13 31 (21.99%) Finance
14 28 (19.86%) jQuery
15 25 (17.73%) Node.js
15 25 (17.73%) .NET
16 23 (16.31%) Java
17 21 (14.89%) Scrum
17 21 (14.89%) LESS
18 20 (14.18%) Banking
19 19 (13.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 17 (12.06%) Front Office
21 16 (11.35%) TDD
21 16 (11.35%) Web Development
22 15 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
22 15 (10.64%) Security Cleared
22 15 (10.64%) gulp
23 14 (9.93%) Investment Banking
23 14 (9.93%) Photoshop

UX Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (2.13%) CMS
1 3 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.42%) Confluence
2 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.71%) Drupal
3 1 (0.71%) Magnolia
3 1 (0.71%) Moodle
Applications
1 14 (9.93%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.84%) GIMP
4 3 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.42%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.71%) InVision
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Magento
1 1 (0.71%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.84%) npm
3 2 (1.42%) Office 365
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) HTTP
2 2 (1.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.42%) Spatial Data
3 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.71%) DB2
3 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.71%) MySQL
3 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 32 (22.70%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.64%) gulp
3 13 (9.22%) Grunt
4 8 (5.67%) Selenium
5 6 (4.26%) Jasmine
5 6 (4.26%) WebDriver
6 5 (3.55%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.55%) JIRA
6 5 (3.55%) webpack
7 4 (2.84%) Axure RP
7 4 (2.84%) Bower
7 4 (2.84%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Blend
7 4 (2.84%) Protractor
8 3 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.13%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.13%) Subversion
8 3 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.42%) Maven
General
1 31 (21.99%) Finance
2 20 (14.18%) Banking
3 17 (12.06%) Front Office
4 14 (9.93%) Investment Banking
5 9 (6.38%) Marketing
6 5 (3.55%) Retail
7 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.13%) Electronics
9 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.71%) Advertising
10 1 (0.71%) Automotive
10 1 (0.71%) Games
10 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.71%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (73.76%) CSS
1 104 (73.76%) HTML
2 60 (42.55%) AngularJS
3 55 (39.01%) HTML5
4 45 (31.91%) CSS3
5 38 (26.95%) React
6 34 (24.11%) Sass
7 28 (19.86%) jQuery
8 25 (17.73%) .NET
8 25 (17.73%) Node.js
9 21 (14.89%) LESS
10 19 (13.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (9.22%) Ajax
11 13 (9.22%) JSON
12 11 (7.80%) RESTful
13 10 (7.09%) Express
13 10 (7.09%) Web Services
14 8 (5.67%) Angular 2
15 7 (4.96%) REST
15 7 (4.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 141 (100.00%) User Experience
2 11 (7.80%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.09%) Derivative
3 10 (7.09%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.13%) Animation
6 3 (2.13%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.13%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.42%) W3C
8 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.71%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.71%) Vector Graphics
8 1 (0.71%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.84%) Android
1 4 (2.84%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.13%) Linux
2 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (27.66%) Front End Development
3 35 (24.82%) Wireframes
4 21 (14.89%) Scrum
5 16 (11.35%) TDD
5 16 (11.35%) Web Development
6 15 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (9.93%) OO
8 13 (9.22%) Software Engineering
9 12 (8.51%) Prototyping
10 11 (7.80%) SDLC
10 11 (7.80%) Technical Analysis
11 10 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (7.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 10 (7.09%) Cross-Browser Development
11 10 (7.09%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 10 (7.09%) SEO
11 10 (7.09%) Test Automation
12 9 (6.38%) MVVM
12 9 (6.38%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 93 (65.96%) JavaScript
2 23 (16.31%) Java
3 13 (9.22%) C#
4 6 (4.26%) C
4 6 (4.26%) TypeScript
5 5 (3.55%) PHP
5 5 (3.55%) SQL
6 4 (2.84%) Scala
6 4 (2.84%) XAML
7 3 (2.13%) Go
7 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.13%) Python
7 3 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.96%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.42%) Degree
4 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (5.67%) Adobe
2 6 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.55%) Oracle
4 3 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.42%) Google
5 2 (1.42%) SAP
5 2 (1.42%) VMware
6 1 (0.71%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.71%) Monetate
6 1 (0.71%) Qubit
6 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.71%) Twitter