Period
to 23 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 12 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 +10
Contract jobs citing User Experience 1 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 1.32% 12.35% 5.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.67% 47.62% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
West Lothian median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% +42.86%
10th Percentile £463 £313 £343
90th Percentile £488 £510 £422
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £43.25

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 West Lothian with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 19.74% 25.93% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 13
West Lothian median daily rate £235 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.86% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £112 £183 £313
90th Percentile £466 £493 £427
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate £32.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -27.08% -25.00% +77.78%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in West Lothian

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in West Lothian

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

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 West Lothian region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Livingston -1 1 £475 +18.75%
User Experience
Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) InVision
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) InVision
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes