The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 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 Designer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 104 105
Rank change year-on-year +24 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 23 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.61% 0.79% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 0.82% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 20
Median daily rate £385 £375 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% -27.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £310 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £413 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £175.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1392 1948 2014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.68% 96.29% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 1345 1389
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 62
Median hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.28% +2.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured UX Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for UX Designer in West Yorkshire

UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UX Designer in West Yorkshire

UX Designer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UX Designer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Leeds +31 23 £385 +2.66% 5
UX Designer
Yorkshire

UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, UX Designer 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 across the West Yorkshire region featuring UX Designer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) User Experience
2 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (62.50%) Wireframes
4 17 (53.13%) HTML
5 16 (50.00%) CSS
6 15 (46.88%) Prototyping
7 13 (40.63%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (31.25%) Adobe
9 8 (25.00%) Analytics
9 8 (25.00%) Axure RP
9 8 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (21.88%) InVision
10 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
11 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
11 6 (18.75%) Retail
12 5 (15.63%) Validation
12 5 (15.63%) Degree
12 5 (15.63%) Usability Testing
13 4 (12.50%) Product Management
13 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
13 4 (12.50%) SDLC
13 4 (12.50%) HTML5
13 4 (12.50%) CSS3
13 4 (12.50%) Data Analytics
14 3 (9.38%) OmniGraffle
14 3 (9.38%) Mobile First
14 3 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
14 3 (9.38%) Finance
14 3 (9.38%) Benchmarking
14 3 (9.38%) Scrum

UX Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 8 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (21.88%) InVision
3 3 (9.38%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (6.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 6 (18.75%) Retail
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) HTML
2 16 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (12.50%) CSS3
3 4 (12.50%) HTML5
4 2 (6.25%) jQuery
4 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.13%) Flash
5 1 (3.13%) LESS
5 1 (3.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 32 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Wireframes
3 15 (46.88%) Prototyping
4 13 (40.63%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (25.00%) Analytics
6 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
7 5 (15.63%) Usability Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Validation
8 4 (12.50%) Data Analytics
8 4 (12.50%) Product Management
8 4 (12.50%) SDLC
9 3 (9.38%) Benchmarking
9 3 (9.38%) Competitor Analysis
9 3 (9.38%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 3 (9.38%) Mobile First
9 3 (9.38%) Scrum
9 3 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (6.25%) Actionable Insight
10 2 (6.25%) Cognitive Science
10 2 (6.25%) Heuristic Evaluation
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Adobe
2 3 (9.38%) Google
3 2 (6.25%) Twitter
4 1 (3.13%) Omniture
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago