Period
to 25 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 19 59
Rank change year-on-year -23 +40 +13
Contract jobs citing User Experience 213 303 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.66% 6.58% 3.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.21% 20.36% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 179 142
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £312 £310 £313
90th Percentile £532 £538 £600
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.75 £37.02 £31.25
% change year-on-year +15.48% +18.46% +22.55%

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 1,314 1,488 1,723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.77% 32.33% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 924 1,143
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +13.97%
10th Percentile £227 £263 £231
90th Percentile £550 £563 £575
England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 77 98
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.33 £14.87 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -0.90% +17.55%
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.44 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £29.50 £23.23
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

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 February 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 February 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 -20 156 £400 - 55
South Yorkshire -22 42 £455 +7.06% 15
East Yorkshire - 8 £335 - 1
North Yorkshire +1 7 £375 +3.45% 19
Humberside - 1 £450 -
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 146 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (30.99%) HTML
3 65 (30.52%) JavaScript
4 58 (27.23%) CSS
5 48 (22.54%) Scrum
6 42 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (18.78%) Degree
8 39 (18.31%) Front End Development
9 33 (15.49%) Collaborative Working
10 29 (13.62%) Prototyping
11 27 (12.68%) TDD
11 27 (12.68%) MVC
12 26 (12.21%) JIRA
12 26 (12.21%) Software Engineering
13 25 (11.74%) Wireframes
14 24 (11.27%) .NET
15 23 (10.80%) Java
15 23 (10.80%) SQL
15 23 (10.80%) C#
15 23 (10.80%) Finance
15 23 (10.80%) Analytics
16 22 (10.33%) ASP.NET
17 21 (9.86%) Git (software)
17 21 (9.86%) Service Design
18 20 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC
18 20 (9.39%) Web Services
19 19 (8.92%) SQL Server
20 18 (8.45%) E-Commerce
20 18 (8.45%) CMS
20 18 (8.45%) HTML5

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 18 (8.45%) CMS
2 13 (6.10%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (4.69%) Confluence
4 7 (3.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (2.82%) Apache Solr
5 6 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.35%) GlassFish
6 5 (2.35%) JBoss
6 5 (2.35%) NServiceBus
6 5 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.35%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.41%) WordPress
8 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.47%) Marvel
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (6.57%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (3.29%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (2.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (2.82%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.35%) InVision
6 2 (0.94%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.47%) GIMP
7 1 (0.47%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.94%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.16%) GitHub
2 9 (4.23%) Slack
3 7 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.35%) IaaS
5 4 (1.88%) CloudBees
5 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.88%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.88%) PaaS
6 3 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.41%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (0.94%) Heroku
7 2 (0.94%) npm
8 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.47%) Office 365
8 1 (0.47%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.29%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) DNS
2 1 (0.47%) Firewall
2 1 (0.47%) HTTP
2 1 (0.47%) SMS
2 1 (0.47%) SMTP
2 1 (0.47%) SSH
2 1 (0.47%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.76%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.29%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.35%) Ingres
4 5 (2.35%) MySQL
5 3 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.47%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.47%) DTS
7 1 (0.47%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (12.21%) JIRA
2 21 (9.86%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.76%) Axure RP
5 7 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.88%) Grunt
7 4 (1.88%) gulp
7 4 (1.88%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.41%) Android Studio
8 3 (1.41%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.41%) Selenium
8 3 (1.41%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.41%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.94%) Gatling
9 2 (0.94%) Hudson
9 2 (0.94%) JMeter
10 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (10.80%) Finance
2 14 (6.57%) Banking
3 12 (5.63%) Marketing
4 10 (4.69%) Games
5 8 (3.76%) Legal
6 7 (3.29%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.41%) Local Government
7 3 (1.41%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.41%) Retail
8 1 (0.47%) iGaming
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (28.17%) Developer
2 53 (24.88%) Designer
3 44 (20.66%) UX Designer
4 38 (17.84%) User Researcher
5 24 (11.27%) Analyst
6 22 (10.33%) Business Analyst
7 17 (7.98%) JavaScript Developer
8 16 (7.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 13 (6.10%) C# Developer
9 13 (6.10%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (5.63%) .NET Developer
10 12 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (5.63%) HTML Developer
11 10 (4.69%) HTML CSS Developer
12 9 (4.23%) Java Developer
12 9 (4.23%) Senior Designer
12 9 (4.23%) UI Designer
12 9 (4.23%) User Experience Researcher
13 8 (3.76%) Digital Designer
13 8 (3.76%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (30.99%) HTML
2 58 (27.23%) CSS
3 24 (11.27%) .NET
4 22 (10.33%) ASP.NET
5 20 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (9.39%) Web Services
6 18 (8.45%) HTML5
7 17 (7.98%) AngularJS
7 17 (7.98%) jQuery
8 16 (7.51%) CSS3
9 14 (6.57%) React
10 13 (6.10%) REST
11 12 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (5.16%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 10 (4.69%) Node.js
13 10 (4.69%) Spring
14 9 (4.23%) Ajax
14 9 (4.23%) Sass
15 7 (3.29%) Angular 2
16 6 (2.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.63%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.35%) Blog
4 3 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (0.94%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.47%) Life Science
6 1 (0.47%) NHS
6 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.47%) Replication
6 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.47%) Social Media
6 1 (0.47%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.47%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.23%) Apple iOS
2 6 (2.82%) Unix
3 5 (2.35%) Android
4 4 (1.88%) Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (22.54%) Scrum
3 39 (18.31%) Front End Development
4 33 (15.49%) Collaborative Working
5 29 (13.62%) Prototyping
6 27 (12.68%) MVC
6 27 (12.68%) TDD
7 26 (12.21%) Software Engineering
8 25 (11.74%) Wireframes
9 23 (10.80%) Analytics
10 21 (9.86%) Service Design
11 18 (8.45%) E-Commerce
11 18 (8.45%) Mentoring
11 18 (8.45%) Microservices
11 18 (8.45%) Software Delivery
12 17 (7.98%) SOA
12 17 (7.98%) User Stories
12 17 (7.98%) Web Design
13 16 (7.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (7.51%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 65 (30.52%) JavaScript
2 23 (10.80%) C#
2 23 (10.80%) Java
2 23 (10.80%) SQL
3 11 (5.16%) T-SQL
4 9 (4.23%) PHP
5 7 (3.29%) Objective-C
6 6 (2.82%) Apple Swift
7 3 (1.41%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.94%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.47%) ES6
9 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.47%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.47%) XPath
9 1 (0.47%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 40 (18.78%) Degree
2 3 (1.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (1.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.94%) PMP
4 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.47%) PSD2
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Firmware
2 1 (0.47%) vCloud
2 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.47%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.47%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (6.57%) Sitecore
2 11 (5.16%) Adobe
3 4 (1.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.88%) MuleSoft
4 3 (1.41%) Google
4 3 (1.41%) Rackspace
5 2 (0.94%) Ariba
5 2 (0.94%) SAP
5 2 (0.94%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.47%) Cadence
6 1 (0.47%) hybris
6 1 (0.47%) Marketo
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle
6 1 (0.47%) Progress
6 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.47%) Sencha
6 1 (0.47%) VMware