Report: UK UX Freelancer - Rates Review 2010

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1. What is your current day rate? Required

excluding VAT, example format: 100 100%
164
Total respondents 164
Respondents who skipped this question 27

2. In the next calendar year do you expect to: Required

increase your day rate 50%
82
decrease your day rate 2%
3
not change your day rate 48%
79
Total respondents 164
Respondents who skipped this question 27

3. What is the lowest day rate you accepted for project work this year?

If you accepted work for less than your usual day rate 100%
151
Total respondents 151
Respondents who skipped this question 40

4. What industry sectors have you primarily worked in this calendar year? *

finance / professional services 36%
58
consumer goods & services/ advertising 39%
63
publishing / broadcasting / media 47%
77
public sector (health, education, local and central govt etc) 29%
48
mobile 31%
51
start up companies 38%
62
charity 19%
31
Other, please specify 12%
19
Total respondents 163
Respondents who skipped this question 28

5. Which of these do you regularly contribute to your projects Required

UX / design research 77%
125
UX design (includes information architecture, interaction design etc.) 90%
146
Visual / graphic design 33%
54
Content / copy writing 23%
38
'Front End' web development 31%
50
'Back End' web development 21%
34
Project management 39%
63
Strategic consultancy 53%
86
Other, please specify 5%
8
Total respondents 163
Respondents who skipped this question 28

6. Do you consider yourself to be: Required

Senior 66%
108
Mid-Level 22%
36
Entry-level 8%
13
Other, please specify 4%
6
Total respondents 163
Respondents who skipped this question 28

7. How many years of UX experience do you have? Required

0-1 4%
7
1-2 4%
7
2-3 6%
10
3-5 16%
27
5-7 18%
30
7-10 17%
28
10-15 28%
46
15+ 5%
9
Total respondents 164
Respondents who skipped this question 27

8. Are you a member of the following industry groups? Required

Active member Inactive member Not a member Not sure Never heard of them
UK UPA
14 - 9%
34 - 21%
94 - 58%
1 - 1%
20 - 12%
163
IA Institute
6 - 4%
26 - 16%
102 - 63%
0 - 0%
27 - 17%
161
IxDA
6 - 4%
48 - 30%
83 - 52%
3 - 2%
21 - 13%
161
London IA
28 - 17%
43 - 27%
69 - 43%
1 - 1%
21 - 13%
162
UX Bookclub
17 - 10%
26 - 16%
88 - 54%
0 - 0%
31 - 19%
162
Total respondents 163
Respondents who skipped this question 28

9. Geography - where do you do most of your work? Required

London 69%
113
South East England 9%
14
Southern England 2%
4
South West England 6%
9
Midlands 1%
2
East Anglia 1%
2
North East England 3%
5
North West England 2%
4
Republic of Ireland 0%
0
Scotland 2%
3
Wales 0%
0
Outside UK 4%
7
Total respondents 163
Respondents who skipped this question 28

10. Gender Required

Male 71%
115
Female 28%
45
Other, please specify 2%
3
Total respondents 163
Respondents who skipped this question 28

11. Age Required

younger than 21 0%
0
22-25 4%
6
26-30 20%
32
31-35 30%
49
36-40 28%
46
41-45 11%
18
46-50 4%
7
51-55 2%
3
56-60 1%
2
61-65 0%
0
65+ 0%
0
Total respondents 163
Respondents who skipped this question 28

12. Please share any thoughts, comments, feedback etc on this survey or on your views of life as a UX freelancer in the UK.

Total respondents 30
Respondents who skipped this question 161