Period
to 3 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 3 August 2020 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 52 55
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3 -29
Contract jobs citing User Experience 83 156 194
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.50% 3.74% 3.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.74% 13.04% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 112 146
Median daily rate £425 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +10.43% +1.88%
10th Percentile £245 £363 £313
90th Percentile £550 £570 £489
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +100.00% -
England median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £43.63
% change year-on-year -11.25% -8.33% +9.08%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 443 1,196 1,420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.36% 28.71% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 750 920
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £241 £204 £268
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 103 57
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.25 £17.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.80% -1.48% +28.00%
10th Percentile £11.24 £10.16 £11.70
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.45 £39.80
Median hourly rate £32.65 £20.87 £21.50
% change year-on-year +56.40% -2.92% +9.36%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing User Experience as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Yorkshire

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing User Experience in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for User Experience in Yorkshire

User Experience
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing User Experience in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for User Experience in Yorkshire

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing User Experience in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for User Experience in Yorkshire

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 3 August 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +31 74 £425 -5.56% 21
South Yorkshire +10 5 £500 -1.48% 2
North Yorkshire -4 1 £500 +11.11% 4
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 41 (49.40%) CSS
2 39 (46.99%) JavaScript
3 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (40.96%) HTML
5 31 (37.35%) Degree
6 30 (36.14%) Service Design
7 29 (34.94%) Prototyping
8 26 (31.33%) Software Engineering
9 21 (25.30%) Systems Thinking
10 18 (21.69%) Scrum
11 17 (20.48%) AWS
11 17 (20.48%) Node.js
11 17 (20.48%) React
11 17 (20.48%) Front End Development
12 16 (19.28%) Mobile App
13 13 (15.66%) Public Sector
13 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
14 12 (14.46%) DevOps
15 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
15 11 (13.25%) Java
16 10 (12.05%) Unit Testing
16 10 (12.05%) JIRA
16 10 (12.05%) Azure
16 10 (12.05%) Confluence
17 9 (10.84%) Kanban
17 9 (10.84%) Web Development
17 9 (10.84%) AppDynamics
17 9 (10.84%) Splunk
17 9 (10.84%) Lean UX
17 9 (10.84%) Slack

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (12.05%) Confluence
2 4 (4.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.20%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.20%) InVision
3 1 (1.20%) Marvel
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.20%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.48%) AWS
2 10 (12.05%) Azure
3 9 (10.84%) Slack
4 5 (6.02%) GCP
5 4 (4.82%) GitHub
5 4 (4.82%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) DNS
1 5 (6.02%) Firewall
1 5 (6.02%) Reverse Proxy
1 5 (6.02%) SSL
1 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.61%) 5G
2 3 (3.61%) VPN
3 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) MySQL
1 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.61%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.05%) JIRA
3 8 (9.64%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.64%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (7.23%) Maven
5 5 (6.02%) Jasmine
5 5 (6.02%) MSTest
5 5 (6.02%) NUnit
6 4 (4.82%) Android Studio
6 4 (4.82%) Artifactory
6 4 (4.82%) CocoaPods
6 4 (4.82%) GitLab
6 4 (4.82%) SonarQube
6 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio Code
6 4 (4.82%) Xcode
7 1 (1.20%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.20%) Balsamiq
7 1 (1.20%) gulp
General
1 13 (15.66%) Public Sector
2 8 (9.64%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (43.37%) Designer
2 21 (25.30%) Developer
3 11 (13.25%) UX Designer
4 8 (9.64%) User Researcher
5 7 (8.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (7.23%) Interaction Designer
6 6 (7.23%) Senior Designer
7 5 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Programme Manager
8 4 (4.82%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Angular Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Digital Designer
9 3 (3.61%) React Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Analyst
10 2 (2.41%) Azure Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Mobile Designer
10 2 (2.41%) Senior Mobile Designer
10 2 (2.41%) UI/UX Designer
10 2 (2.41%) UX Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (49.40%) CSS
2 34 (40.96%) HTML
3 17 (20.48%) Node.js
3 17 (20.48%) React
4 6 (7.23%) RESTful
4 6 (7.23%) Spring
4 6 (7.23%) Spring Boot
5 5 (6.02%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.02%) Jest
5 5 (6.02%) JSON
5 5 (6.02%) NgRx
5 5 (6.02%) Redux
5 5 (6.02%) RxJS
5 5 (6.02%) Sass
6 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET Core
6 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (4.82%) Kafka
6 4 (4.82%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (4.82%) React Native
6 4 (4.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.41%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Android
1 8 (9.64%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.61%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (36.14%) Service Design
3 29 (34.94%) Prototyping
4 26 (31.33%) Software Engineering
5 21 (25.30%) Systems Thinking
6 18 (21.69%) Scrum
7 17 (20.48%) Front End Development
8 12 (14.46%) DevOps
9 10 (12.05%) Unit Testing
10 9 (10.84%) Kanban
10 9 (10.84%) Lean UX
10 9 (10.84%) Web Development
11 8 (9.64%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.43%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (8.43%) Wireframes
13 6 (7.23%) Change Management
13 6 (7.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 6 (7.23%) Ethnography
13 6 (7.23%) Performance Testing
13 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.99%) JavaScript
2 11 (13.25%) Java
3 6 (7.23%) TypeScript
4 4 (4.82%) Apple Swift
4 4 (4.82%) C#
4 4 (4.82%) Java 8
4 4 (4.82%) Kotlin
5 2 (2.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (37.35%) Degree
2 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
3 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (1.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) Kubernetes
1 6 (7.23%) Terraform
2 1 (1.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) AppDynamics
1 9 (10.84%) Splunk
2 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.02%) F5
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe
4 1 (1.20%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.20%) Cadence
4 1 (1.20%) SAP