The median contractor rate for a UX Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 532 583 586
Rank change year-on-year +51 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a UX Developer 78 68 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 46 41
Median daily rate £400 £410 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.49% +20.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £272 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £625 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -6.66% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98420 117801 120925
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4481 5171 7481
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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
Top 8 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +49 75 £400 -3.03% 11
London +18 49 £450 +5.26% 6
UK excluding London +41 29 £350 -6.66% 5
South East +35 13 £350 -4.43%
North of England +61 7 £400 -3.03% 2
Scotland +32 3 - -
Midlands +16 3 £403 +3.87% 1
South West -3 3 £325 - 2

UX Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 162 (100.00%) User Experience
2 123 (75.93%) HTML
3 121 (74.69%) CSS
4 105 (64.81%) JavaScript
5 80 (49.38%) HTML5
6 74 (45.68%) CSS3
7 64 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (39.51%) Front End Development
8 41 (25.31%) AngularJS
9 38 (23.46%) jQuery
10 37 (22.84%) Wireframes
11 36 (22.22%) .NET
12 29 (17.90%) Web Development
13 27 (16.67%) Sass
13 27 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 27 (16.67%) Prototyping
14 25 (15.43%) React
14 25 (15.43%) Scrum
15 22 (13.58%) Java
16 19 (11.73%) Degree
16 19 (11.73%) Banking
16 19 (11.73%) Node.js
17 18 (11.11%) Test Automation
18 17 (10.49%) Subversion
18 17 (10.49%) Photoshop
19 16 (9.88%) Adobe Illustrator
19 16 (9.88%) Visualisation
20 14 (8.64%) Data Visualisation
20 14 (8.64%) Mobile App
20 14 (8.64%) LESS

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 4 (2.47%) CMS
1 4 (2.47%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.23%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.23%) Drupal
4 1 (0.62%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.62%) Moodle
Applications
1 17 (10.49%) Photoshop
2 16 (9.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (4.32%) InVision
4 2 (1.23%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.17%) GitHub
2 4 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.85%) SaaS
4 1 (0.62%) IaaS
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.94%) HTTP
2 5 (3.09%) SSL
3 3 (1.85%) Internet
3 3 (1.85%) Network Security
4 2 (1.23%) DSL
4 2 (1.23%) Link 16
4 2 (1.23%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 1 (0.62%) Intranet
5 1 (0.62%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.09%) Hadoop
1 5 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.85%) Big Data
2 3 (1.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.23%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.23%) Spatial Data
4 1 (0.62%) DB2
4 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.49%) Subversion
3 11 (6.79%) Axure RP
4 10 (6.17%) gulp
4 10 (6.17%) webpack
5 9 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (4.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 8 (4.94%) Grunt
6 8 (4.94%) Jenkins
6 8 (4.94%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (4.32%) Mocha
8 6 (3.70%) JIRA
8 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Blend
9 5 (3.09%) Bitbucket
9 5 (3.09%) JUnit
10 4 (2.47%) Jasmine
10 4 (2.47%) Protractor
10 4 (2.47%) Selenium
10 4 (2.47%) Xcode
General
1 19 (11.73%) Banking
2 13 (8.02%) Finance
3 8 (4.94%) Front Office
4 4 (2.47%) Retail
5 2 (1.23%) Automotive
5 2 (1.23%) Avionics
5 2 (1.23%) Games
5 2 (1.23%) Military
6 1 (0.62%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (75.93%) HTML
2 121 (74.69%) CSS
3 80 (49.38%) HTML5
4 74 (45.68%) CSS3
5 41 (25.31%) AngularJS
6 38 (23.46%) jQuery
7 36 (22.22%) .NET
8 27 (16.67%) Sass
9 25 (15.43%) React
10 19 (11.73%) Node.js
11 14 (8.64%) Ajax
11 14 (8.64%) LESS
12 13 (8.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (6.17%) WPF
14 8 (4.94%) Redux
14 8 (4.94%) REST
15 7 (4.32%) Angular 2
15 7 (4.32%) D3.js
15 7 (4.32%) Spring
16 6 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 162 (100.00%) User Experience
2 14 (8.64%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.32%) Fixed Income
4 7 (4.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.70%) W3C
6 5 (3.09%) Derivative
6 5 (3.09%) Equities
6 5 (3.09%) Fintech
7 4 (2.47%) Animation
7 4 (2.47%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.47%) iPad
7 4 (2.47%) iPhone
7 4 (2.47%) PKI
8 3 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.62%) HoloLens
10 1 (0.62%) Oculus Rift
10 1 (0.62%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.17%) Apple iOS
2 8 (4.94%) Android
3 4 (2.47%) Windows
4 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
1 64 (39.51%) Front End Development
2 37 (22.84%) Wireframes
3 29 (17.90%) Web Development
4 27 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 25 (15.43%) Scrum
6 18 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 16 (9.88%) Visualisation
8 14 (8.64%) Data Visualisation
8 14 (8.64%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (7.41%) TDD
10 11 (6.79%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 11 (6.79%) SEO
11 10 (6.17%) BDD
11 10 (6.17%) OO
11 10 (6.17%) Rapid Prototyping
11 10 (6.17%) Web Application Development
12 9 (5.56%) SOA
13 8 (4.94%) iOS Development
14 7 (4.32%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 105 (64.81%) JavaScript
2 22 (13.58%) Java
3 13 (8.02%) ES6
4 10 (6.17%) C#
5 7 (4.32%) XAML
6 5 (3.09%) Apple Swift
6 5 (3.09%) Groovy
6 5 (3.09%) TypeScript
7 4 (2.47%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.85%) SQL
9 2 (1.23%) PHP
9 2 (1.23%) VB
10 1 (0.62%) C
10 1 (0.62%) Go
10 1 (0.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (11.73%) Degree
2 9 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.94%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.09%) MiFID
2 4 (2.47%) QA
3 2 (1.23%) MIL-STD-1553
4 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.47%) HDFS
2 3 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (4.94%) Adobe
2 7 (4.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.47%) Apple
3 4 (2.47%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (0.62%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.62%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.62%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.62%) Telerik
5 1 (0.62%) Twitter