Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 24 50
Rank change year-on-year -15 +26 +33
Contract jobs citing User Experience 205 321 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.62% 6.02% 3.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.59% 18.94% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 195 179
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £311 £303 £309
90th Percentile £538 £533 £561
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £21.00
England median hourly rate £34.10 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.55% +28.00% -9.09%

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 1315 1695 1923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.65% 31.80% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 1057 1258
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £250 £237 £244
90th Percentile £563 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 75 116
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +6.19% -5.83%
10th Percentile £10.15 £10.16 £9.38
90th Percentile £36.06 £28.75 £23.75
England median hourly rate £21.20 £20.38 £19.35
% change year-on-year +4.05% +5.30% +10.57%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 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
West Yorkshire -24 148 £388 +3.33% 28
South Yorkshire -2 42 £475 +11.76% 6
North Yorkshire +16 9 £375 +13.64% 9
East Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 2
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Experience 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 133 (64.88%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (30.24%) JavaScript
3 59 (28.78%) HTML
4 58 (28.29%) CSS
5 46 (22.44%) Scrum
6 38 (18.54%) Front End Development
7 37 (18.05%) Degree
8 29 (14.15%) Wireframes
9 25 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (12.20%) Service Design
10 24 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (11.71%) TDD
11 23 (11.22%) SQL
11 23 (11.22%) HTML5
11 23 (11.22%) Prototyping
12 21 (10.24%) React
12 21 (10.24%) CSS3
12 21 (10.24%) E-Commerce
12 21 (10.24%) MVC
13 20 (9.76%) Marketing
13 20 (9.76%) Analytics
13 20 (9.76%) User Stories
14 19 (9.27%) Collaborative Working
14 19 (9.27%) Psychology
14 19 (9.27%) Human Factors
14 19 (9.27%) Finance
15 18 (8.78%) Web Design
15 18 (8.78%) Adobe
15 18 (8.78%) AngularJS
16 17 (8.29%) SQL Server

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 15 (7.32%) CMS
2 10 (4.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (3.90%) Apache Solr
3 8 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.93%) Confluence
5 5 (2.44%) GlassFish
5 5 (2.44%) JBoss
5 5 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.46%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.49%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.49%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 14 (6.83%) Photoshop
2 10 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (3.41%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (2.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (2.44%) InVision
6 4 (1.95%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.98%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.98%) InDesign
8 1 (0.49%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.49%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Eloqua
1 2 (0.98%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.41%) GitHub
2 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.46%) SmartFocus
3 2 (0.98%) Heroku
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.98%) npm
4 1 (0.49%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.49%) IaaS
4 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.49%) PaaS
4 1 (0.49%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) Internet
2 2 (0.98%) FTP
2 2 (0.98%) HTTP
2 2 (0.98%) SMS
3 1 (0.49%) DNS
3 1 (0.49%) Firewall
3 1 (0.49%) LDAP
3 1 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.49%) SMTP
3 1 (0.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.90%) MongoDB
2 8 (3.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.98%) Endeca
3 2 (0.98%) MySQL
3 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.49%) Ingres
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (6.83%) Axure RP
2 13 (6.34%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.34%) JIRA
3 9 (4.39%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.44%) Selenium
5 3 (1.46%) Android Studio
5 3 (1.46%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.46%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.98%) Gatling
6 2 (0.98%) Grunt
6 2 (0.98%) gulp
6 2 (0.98%) Hudson
6 2 (0.98%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.98%) JMeter
6 2 (0.98%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (0.98%) Mocha
6 2 (0.98%) Protractor
7 1 (0.49%) Xcode
General
1 20 (9.76%) Marketing
2 19 (9.27%) Finance
3 17 (8.29%) Games
4 10 (4.88%) Banking
5 6 (2.93%) Online Betting
6 5 (2.44%) Retail
7 4 (1.95%) Electronics
7 4 (1.95%) Legal
7 4 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.95%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.49%) iGaming
8 1 (0.49%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 66 (32.20%) Developer
2 44 (21.46%) Designer
3 36 (17.56%) User Researcher
4 35 (17.07%) UX Designer
5 26 (12.68%) JavaScript Developer
6 25 (12.20%) Analyst
6 25 (12.20%) Business Analyst
7 20 (9.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 15 (7.32%) Digital User Researcher
9 14 (6.83%) UI Designer
10 12 (5.85%) HTML Developer
11 11 (5.37%) .NET Developer
11 11 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (5.37%) C# Developer
11 11 (5.37%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (5.37%) HTML CSS Developer
12 9 (4.39%) Digital Analyst
12 9 (4.39%) Digital Business Analyst
12 9 (4.39%) Senior Designer
12 9 (4.39%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (28.78%) HTML
2 58 (28.29%) CSS
3 23 (11.22%) HTML5
4 21 (10.24%) CSS3
4 21 (10.24%) React
5 18 (8.78%) AngularJS
6 17 (8.29%) jQuery
7 15 (7.32%) .NET
8 13 (6.34%) Ajax
8 13 (6.34%) Node.js
8 13 (6.34%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 13 (6.34%) Web Services
9 12 (5.85%) ASP.NET
9 12 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (5.37%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (4.88%) REST
12 9 (4.39%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (4.39%) Spring
13 8 (3.90%) Hibernate
13 8 (3.90%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.93%) Blog
2 6 (2.93%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.95%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (0.98%) NHS
5 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.49%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.49%) Replication
6 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (0.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.88%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.46%) Android
2 3 (1.46%) Unix
3 2 (0.98%) Linux
4 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (64.88%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (22.44%) Scrum
3 38 (18.54%) Front End Development
4 29 (14.15%) Wireframes
5 25 (12.20%) Service Design
5 25 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (11.71%) TDD
7 23 (11.22%) Prototyping
8 21 (10.24%) E-Commerce
8 21 (10.24%) MVC
9 20 (9.76%) Analytics
9 20 (9.76%) User Stories
10 19 (9.27%) Collaborative Working
10 19 (9.27%) Human Factors
10 19 (9.27%) Psychology
11 18 (8.78%) Web Design
12 17 (8.29%) Software Engineering
13 16 (7.80%) Cognitive Psychology
13 16 (7.80%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (7.80%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (30.24%) JavaScript
2 23 (11.22%) SQL
3 16 (7.80%) Java
4 12 (5.85%) C#
5 10 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.93%) Apple Swift
6 6 (2.93%) Objective-C
6 6 (2.93%) PHP
7 3 (1.46%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.46%) ES6
8 2 (0.98%) Clojure
8 2 (0.98%) Kotlin
8 2 (0.98%) Python
8 2 (0.98%) Scala
9 1 (0.49%) COBOL
9 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (18.05%) Degree
2 4 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (1.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.98%) ISEB
3 2 (0.98%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.98%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.98%) PMP
4 1 (0.49%) APMG
4 1 (0.49%) MCP
4 1 (0.49%) MCSA
4 1 (0.49%) MCSE
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.41%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) Firmware
2 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.49%) vCloud
2 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.49%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.98%) Grafana
2 2 (0.98%) Puppet
3 1 (0.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (8.78%) Adobe
2 10 (4.88%) Sitecore
3 7 (3.41%) SAP
4 5 (2.44%) hybris
5 4 (1.95%) Oracle
6 2 (0.98%) Maxymiser
6 2 (0.98%) Optimizely
6 2 (0.98%) Splunk
6 2 (0.98%) VMware
7 1 (0.49%) Google
7 1 (0.49%) HP
7 1 (0.49%) Marketo
7 1 (0.49%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.49%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com