Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for UX Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UX Design over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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 (UX) Design
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 209 169
Rank change year-on-year +31 -40 -
Contract jobs citing UX Design 6 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.18% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.21% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 1
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +26.92% -
10th Percentile £274 £275 £313
90th Percentile £411 £488 £338
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 - £40.00

UX Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3977 5160 3939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.01% 83.05% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2539 3087 2258
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 136 176
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.75 £11.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

UX Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing UX Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for UX Design in the West Midlands

UX Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UX Design in the West Midlands

UX Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UX Design in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UX Design in the West Midlands

UX Design
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UX Design within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Coventry +19 3 - -
Warwickshire +2 2 £275 -33.33%
Birmingham +6 1 £400 +14.29%
UX Design
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UX Design 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 Midlands region with a requirement for UX Design.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Web Development
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Virtual Team
3 3 (50.00%) SaaS
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC

UX Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) LINQ
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore