Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 2018 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 25 60
Rank change year-on-year -26 +35 +9
Contract jobs citing User Experience 207 281 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.23% 6.77% 3.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.22% 20.38% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 174 130
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £401 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.93% -2.73% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £310
90th Percentile £500 £588 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
England median hourly rate £44.23 £40.00 £40.63
% change year-on-year +10.58% -1.54% +23.11%

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 1,360 1,379 1,715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 27.81% 33.21% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 851 1,124
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £556 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 53 51
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.67% -6.90% +17.41%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.30 £9.50
90th Percentile £37.10 £29.89 £22.25
England median hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.25% -4.76% +16.67%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Yorkshire

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Experience in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Yorkshire

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Yorkshire

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience in Yorkshire.

Contractor 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 25 June 2018. 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 -20 155 £410 +2.50% 53
South Yorkshire -24 40 £440 +3.53% 18
East Yorkshire +3 7 £330 +7.32% 3
North Yorkshire +2 6 £181 -51.67% 9
Humberside - 1 £450 -
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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.

1 114 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (30.92%) HTML
3 54 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 45 (21.74%) CSS
5 37 (17.87%) Scrum
5 37 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (14.01%) Wireframes
6 29 (14.01%) Finance
7 27 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 27 (13.04%) Degree
8 24 (11.59%) Prototyping
8 24 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (11.11%) Service Design
9 23 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
9 23 (11.11%) Front End Development
10 22 (10.63%) .NET
11 20 (9.66%) C#
11 20 (9.66%) JIRA
12 19 (9.18%) Java
12 19 (9.18%) User Stories
13 18 (8.70%) MVC
13 18 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (8.21%) ASP.NET
14 17 (8.21%) Git (software)
15 16 (7.73%) Software Engineering
16 15 (7.25%) TDD
16 15 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (7.25%) Mobile App
17 14 (6.76%) AngularJS
17 14 (6.76%) SDLC

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 12 (5.80%) Tomcat
2 10 (4.83%) CMS
3 8 (3.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (3.38%) Confluence
5 4 (1.93%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.45%) nginx
6 3 (1.45%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.45%) WordPress
7 2 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.48%) Apache
8 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.48%) JBoss
8 1 (0.48%) Marvel
8 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (4.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 10 (4.83%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (3.38%) InVision
4 3 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.45%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.97%) UXPin
6 1 (0.48%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.31%) Slack
2 6 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.90%) GitHub
3 5 (2.42%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (2.42%) IaaS
4 4 (1.93%) npm
4 4 (1.93%) SaaS
5 3 (1.45%) CloudBees
5 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.45%) Office 365
5 3 (1.45%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.45%) PaaS
5 3 (1.45%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.97%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.48%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.42%) Internet
2 4 (1.93%) SMS
3 1 (0.48%) Skype
3 1 (0.48%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.38%) MySQL
4 4 (1.93%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.45%) Ingres
5 3 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.97%) Big Data
6 2 (0.97%) DTS
6 2 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.48%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.48%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (9.66%) JIRA
2 17 (8.21%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.35%) Selenium
4 8 (3.86%) HP UFT
5 7 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.38%) webpack
6 5 (2.42%) gulp
6 5 (2.42%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.45%) Axure RP
7 3 (1.45%) Babel
7 3 (1.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (1.45%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.45%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.97%) Grunt
8 2 (0.97%) Subversion
8 2 (0.97%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.48%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
General
1 29 (14.01%) Finance
2 11 (5.31%) Banking
3 8 (3.86%) Legal
3 8 (3.86%) Retail
4 4 (1.93%) Marketing
4 4 (1.93%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.45%) Local Government
5 3 (1.45%) Publishing
6 2 (0.97%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) Back Office
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 57 (27.54%) Designer
2 49 (23.67%) Developer
3 48 (23.19%) UX Designer
4 32 (15.46%) User Researcher
5 22 (10.63%) Analyst
6 19 (9.18%) Business Analyst
7 12 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (5.31%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (4.83%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.83%) User Experience Researcher
10 8 (3.86%) Content Designer
10 8 (3.86%) Product Owner
11 7 (3.38%) Architect
11 7 (3.38%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (3.38%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.38%) Web Designer
12 6 (2.90%) Digital Designer
12 6 (2.90%) Digital UX Designer
12 6 (2.90%) HTML Developer
13 5 (2.42%) Mobile UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (30.92%) HTML
2 45 (21.74%) CSS
3 22 (10.63%) .NET
4 17 (8.21%) ASP.NET
5 15 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (6.76%) AngularJS
7 13 (6.28%) HTML5
7 13 (6.28%) React
8 11 (5.31%) Web Services
9 9 (4.35%) CSS3
9 9 (4.35%) jQuery
10 8 (3.86%) Node.js
10 8 (3.86%) Redux
10 8 (3.86%) REST
11 7 (3.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (3.38%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 5 (2.42%) JSON
12 5 (2.42%) Spring
13 4 (1.93%) React Native
13 4 (1.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.25%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.93%) iPhone
3 4 (1.93%) NHS
4 3 (1.45%) Blog
4 3 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.45%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.48%) Life Science
6 1 (0.48%) Social Media
6 1 (0.48%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.28%) Linux
2 9 (4.35%) Android
3 4 (1.93%) Windows
4 3 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (17.87%) Scrum
3 29 (14.01%) Wireframes
4 27 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 24 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (11.59%) Prototyping
6 23 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
6 23 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 23 (11.11%) Service Design
7 19 (9.18%) User Stories
8 18 (8.70%) MVC
8 18 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (7.73%) Software Engineering
10 15 (7.25%) TDD
11 14 (6.76%) Business Analysis
11 14 (6.76%) SDLC
11 14 (6.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 14 (6.76%) UX Design
12 13 (6.28%) Analytics
12 13 (6.28%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 20 (9.66%) C#
3 19 (9.18%) Java
4 12 (5.80%) SQL
5 6 (2.90%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.42%) PHP
7 3 (1.45%) C
7 3 (1.45%) ES6
8 2 (0.97%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.97%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.48%) Ruby
9 1 (0.48%) Scala
9 1 (0.48%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.48%) XPath
9 1 (0.48%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 27 (13.04%) Degree
2 5 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (1.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 3 (1.45%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.48%) PMO
3 1 (0.48%) PSD2
System Software
1 10 (4.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.48%) KVM
2 1 (0.48%) Varnish
2 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (4.35%) Rancher
2 2 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.48%) Ansible
3 1 (0.48%) Grafana
3 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.48%) Puppet
3 1 (0.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (6.76%) Adobe
2 10 (4.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.83%) Sitecore
2 10 (4.83%) Splunk
3 5 (2.42%) Google
4 4 (1.93%) Cadence
4 4 (1.93%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.45%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.45%) Oracle
5 3 (1.45%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.97%) Ariba
6 2 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.97%) SAP
7 1 (0.48%) Apple
7 1 (0.48%) Pega
7 1 (0.48%) Progress
7 1 (0.48%) Sencha
7 1 (0.48%) Tableau
7 1 (0.48%) VMware