Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 22 23
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 -6
Contract jobs citing User Experience 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 10.47% 1.45% 1.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 52.94% 5.88% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
West Lothian median daily rate £400 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +42.86% -30.00%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £231
90th Percentile £451 £388 £274
Scotland median daily rate £390 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.63% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £43.25 £100.00
% change year-on-year -68.79% -56.75% -

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 17 17 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 19.77% 24.64% 47.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 28
West Lothian median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £305 £313 £247
90th Percentile £425 £386 £445
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £31.25 £19.02
% change year-on-year -35.33% +64.30% -8.34%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in West Lothian over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 14 December 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
Livingston +3 8 £400 +6.67%
User Experience
Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 4 (44.44%) Axure RP
2 4 (44.44%) Process Improvement
2 4 (44.44%) Wireframes
2 4 (44.44%) Prototyping
2 4 (44.44%) InVision
2 4 (44.44%) Business Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Local Government
4 1 (11.11%) Northgate
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability

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 4 (44.44%) InVision
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Designer
1 4 (44.44%) UX Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Data Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Business Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Process Improvement
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Prototyping
2 4 (44.44%) Wireframes
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Northgate