Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a UX Designer was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 143 129
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14 +19
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 29 36 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.96% 1.01% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.04% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 45
West Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £292 £297 £313
90th Percentile £412 £446 £400
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2936 3448 4242
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.37% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2020 2238 2856
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £259 £259
90th Percentile £543 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 99 181
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.24%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.13 £8.58
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.13 £33.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.11% +2.98% +0.70%

UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured UX Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UX Designer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 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
Leeds +9 21 £355 -2.74% 2
Bradford +10 2 £346 +10.80%
Halifax +10 1 £442 +11.90%
Wetherby - 1 £338 -
UX Designer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 29 (100.00%) User Experience
2 14 (48.28%) Wireframes
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) HTML
4 10 (34.48%) CSS
5 9 (31.03%) Prototyping
6 8 (27.59%) Adobe
7 7 (24.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (20.69%) Photoshop
9 5 (17.24%) Usability Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Axure RP
10 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (13.79%) Service Design
10 4 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (13.79%) Legal
10 4 (13.79%) Collaborative Working
11 3 (10.34%) Finance
11 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
11 3 (10.34%) Web Design
11 3 (10.34%) Retail
11 3 (10.34%) Rapid Prototyping
11 3 (10.34%) InVision
11 3 (10.34%) Actionable Insight
11 3 (10.34%) Front End Development
11 3 (10.34%) Analytics
12 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
12 2 (6.90%) Product Management
12 2 (6.90%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (6.90%) Information Architecture
12 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (20.69%) Photoshop
3 4 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (10.34%) InVision
5 2 (6.90%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (3.45%) Fireworks
6 1 (3.45%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Axure RP
2 2 (6.90%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 4 (13.79%) Legal
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Games
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) CSS
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 29 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Wireframes
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Prototyping
4 5 (17.24%) Usability Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (13.79%) Service Design
6 3 (10.34%) Actionable Insight
6 3 (10.34%) Analytics
6 3 (10.34%) Front End Development
6 3 (10.34%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Web Design
7 2 (6.90%) Data Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Iconography
7 2 (6.90%) Information Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Product Management
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.90%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Google