Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 54 27
Rank change year-on-year +5 -27 +11
Contract jobs citing User Experience 157 184 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.84% 3.72% 6.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.86% 12.94% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 135 173
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £354 £313 £275
90th Percentile £566 £500 £552
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £43.27 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.55% +8.16% +10.34%

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 1,221 1,422 1,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.84% 28.75% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 911 827
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £213 £268 £263
90th Percentile £550 £560 £559
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 59 47
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.38 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.71% +34.62% -5.87%
10th Percentile £10.33 £12.10 £9.11
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.25 £26.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.33 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.82% +6.63% -

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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 +10 107 £450 +9.72% 35
South Yorkshire -2 30 £525 +25.00% 10
North Yorkshire +8 12 £450 +63.64% 19
Humberside - 1 - -
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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.

1 104 (66.24%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (32.48%) Git (software)
3 50 (31.85%) Scrum
4 41 (26.11%) Java
4 41 (26.11%) CSS
4 41 (26.11%) Mobile App
5 40 (25.48%) JavaScript
6 39 (24.84%) HTML
6 39 (24.84%) Test Automation
7 38 (24.20%) JIRA
7 38 (24.20%) Jenkins
8 37 (23.57%) Node.js
9 36 (22.93%) GitHub
10 35 (22.29%) REST
10 35 (22.29%) JSON
11 34 (21.66%) Apple iOS
11 34 (21.66%) Sonatype Nexus
12 33 (21.02%) Slack
12 33 (21.02%) iOS Development
12 33 (21.02%) Confluence
12 33 (21.02%) Kanban
13 30 (19.11%) Splunk
13 30 (19.11%) React
14 28 (17.83%) Spring Boot
14 28 (17.83%) Java 8
14 28 (17.83%) Spring
14 28 (17.83%) Maven
15 27 (17.20%) AppDynamics
16 24 (15.29%) Apple Swift
16 24 (15.29%) Xcode

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 33 (21.02%) Confluence
2 16 (10.19%) CMS
3 7 (4.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (4.46%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (4.46%) Mule
4 6 (3.82%) Drupal
5 3 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.01%) Sketch
2 7 (4.46%) InVision
2 7 (4.46%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.91%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (1.91%) UXPin
5 2 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.91%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (1.91%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (1.91%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 3 (1.91%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.91%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (1.27%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.64%) Magento
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.93%) GitHub
2 33 (21.02%) Slack
3 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.91%) Heroku
6 2 (1.27%) Office 365
6 2 (1.27%) SaaS
7 1 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.64%) IaaS
7 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.64%) Intranet
2 1 (0.64%) SSH
2 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.91%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.27%) GIS
3 2 (1.27%) MySQL
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.64%) Big Data
4 1 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 51 (32.48%) Git (software)
2 38 (24.20%) Jenkins
2 38 (24.20%) JIRA
3 34 (21.66%) Sonatype Nexus
4 28 (17.83%) Maven
5 24 (15.29%) Xcode
6 7 (4.46%) gulp
6 7 (4.46%) JUnit
6 7 (4.46%) Mockito
6 7 (4.46%) Selenium
7 6 (3.82%) Subversion
8 5 (3.18%) Axure RP
8 5 (3.18%) Balsamiq
8 5 (3.18%) Jasmine
8 5 (3.18%) Mocha
9 4 (2.55%) GitLab
9 4 (2.55%) Grunt
9 4 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.55%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (12.74%) Finance
2 19 (12.10%) Public Sector
3 15 (9.55%) Banking
4 7 (4.46%) Legal
5 3 (1.91%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.91%) Marketing
5 3 (1.91%) Retail
5 3 (1.91%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (45.22%) Developer
2 34 (21.66%) Designer
3 22 (14.01%) UX Designer
4 21 (13.38%) iOS Developer
5 12 (7.64%) Architect
5 12 (7.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (7.01%) Android Developer
7 10 (6.37%) Technical Architect
8 9 (5.73%) Analyst
8 9 (5.73%) Content Designer
9 7 (4.46%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.82%) Digital Designer
10 6 (3.82%) React Developer
10 6 (3.82%) Senior Designer
11 5 (3.18%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.18%) Consultant
11 5 (3.18%) Senior Content Designer
11 5 (3.18%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.18%) User Experience Consultant
11 5 (3.18%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.11%) CSS
2 39 (24.84%) HTML
3 37 (23.57%) Node.js
4 35 (22.29%) JSON
4 35 (22.29%) REST
5 30 (19.11%) React
6 28 (17.83%) Spring
6 28 (17.83%) Spring Boot
7 18 (11.46%) Sass
8 17 (10.83%) jQuery
9 15 (9.55%) .NET
10 14 (8.92%) AngularJS
11 11 (7.01%) HTML5
12 10 (6.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (4.46%) ASP.NET
13 7 (4.46%) Enzyme
13 7 (4.46%) Jest
13 7 (4.46%) WireMock
14 6 (3.82%) CSS3
14 6 (3.82%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 41 (26.11%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.46%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.18%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.55%) NHS
5 3 (1.91%) W3C
6 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.64%) Animation
7 1 (0.64%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.64%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.66%) Apple iOS
2 20 (12.74%) Android
3 8 (5.10%) Linux
4 7 (4.46%) Unix
5 6 (3.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (66.24%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (31.85%) Scrum
3 39 (24.84%) Test Automation
4 33 (21.02%) iOS Development
4 33 (21.02%) Kanban
5 20 (12.74%) Web Development
6 19 (12.10%) Android Development
6 19 (12.10%) Service Design
7 17 (10.83%) Prototyping
8 16 (10.19%) Wireframes
9 15 (9.55%) Front End Development
10 14 (8.92%) Analytics
11 13 (8.28%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (7.64%) Technical Leadership
12 12 (7.64%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
13 11 (7.01%) User Stories
13 11 (7.01%) Web Design
14 10 (6.37%) Service Management
14 10 (6.37%) TDD
15 9 (5.73%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (26.11%) Java
2 40 (25.48%) JavaScript
3 28 (17.83%) Java 8
4 24 (15.29%) Apple Swift
5 14 (8.92%) C#
5 14 (8.92%) SQL
6 8 (5.10%) PHP
7 4 (2.55%) Python
7 4 (2.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.64%) Go
8 1 (0.64%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.64%) Ruby
8 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.64%) VB
8 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (4.46%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (3.82%) Degree
2 6 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.55%) DBS Check
3 4 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) ISEB
4 2 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.64%) IIBA
5 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.10%) WCAG
2 5 (3.18%) QA
3 2 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.27%) P3O
4 1 (0.64%) PMO
4 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.82%) Docker
2 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.91%) Rancher
2 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (19.11%) Splunk
2 27 (17.20%) AppDynamics
3 10 (6.37%) Adobe
4 7 (4.46%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.46%) Oracle
5 5 (3.18%) Unilink
6 3 (1.91%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.27%) Tableau
8 1 (0.64%) F5
8 1 (0.64%) Google
8 1 (0.64%) Kofax
8 1 (0.64%) Pega
8 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.64%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.64%) Xerox