The user experience discipline is continually evolving with new technologies; the most common rate range was £351-£400 per day, with an overall average of £438 per day. These averages are amongst the highest in all disciplines. This reveals that freelancers within the sector create a unique intersection between creative skill sets and those of behavioural scientist in order to deliver projects and products that are truly user-centric.
The average project length for freelancers within ux was nearly two months (36 working days) and the top 10% at nearly triple that, at 94 working days per project in 2019. The broad difference between these figures indicate that some projects require deeper involvement for freelancers due to complexity or rolling out and testing of new products and digital services.
There are several reasons why now might be the time to hire a ux freelancer. This includes:
Time — Skilled UX freelancers are able to carry out research, quickly and effectively, enabling you to improve your customers experience. Another advantage of hiring a freelancer gives you both the flexibility in working hours (evenings and weekends), and the ability to do work at very short notice.
Skills/knowledge — Ux experts are experienced to make educated guesses about which design components will be problematic for users, based on the experience they have built up over time. As freelancers have worked on various projects, they can help bring this expertise and knowledge to your project, ensuring you benefit.
Communication — UX designers work very closely with developers, so are able to keep a constant discussion across the development of a project. Not only do they understand the objectives from the developers perspective, they also have a good understanding of the users needs, so can help bring the two together.
Results driven — A UX expert invests their time to not only understand the users perspective, they make informed decisions based on data. Quantitative and qualitative data is increasingly becoming a key ingredient in usability and user-experience work. With working on various projects, for various brands, freelancers are able to help bring the successes of their career to your project.
Each of our UX experts have been manually vetted by our dedicated onboarding team to ensure they have the right skills and experience to be considered an elite Freelancer. They have their own profile that outlines their skills and experience, giving you the opportunity to review this to ensure they have the right background for your project.
We have various types of user experience experts including:
Each of our UX freelancers have a profile page that outlines their skills and experience giving you the opportunity to review this information to ensure you are hiring the right freelancer, with the right background for your project.
Alternatively, you can engage directly with our Talent Team. Not only can they help you create your brief, to detail exactly what you’re looking for, they can also help with shortlisting candidates, to ensure you find the right freelancer to get the job done.
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