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Average freelance User Researcher day rates in the UK

What is the average day rate for a freelance User Researcher in the UK? We've analysed the 8 User Researcher jobs posted since 2023 on UX Gigs. Read on to find out how that compares by seniority and city.

Last updated 03/02/2023.

What is an average freelance User Researcher day rate in the UK?

The average day rate for a freelance User Researcher in the UK is £454. This is based on 8 User Researcher jobs posted on UX Gigs.

Senior freelance User Researcher day rates in the UK

A senior User Researcher typically has about 8+ years experience. Not only are senior User Researcher's experienced in their craft, but their responsibilites are also greater. A senior User Researcher can typically expect a day rate of £423* on average.

*Based on 4 jobs.

How do freelance User Researcher day rates compare across the UK?

Remote freelance User Researcher day rates in the UK

The boom in remote design jobs has been a real benefit for User Researcher jobs, bringing in higher day rates with the flexibility of working anywhere in the country. The average remote freelance User Researcher day rate in the UK is £460*.

*Based on 7 jobs.

How do freelance User Researcher day rates compare inside and outside of IR35?

IR35 is the tax legislation that is designed to stop people who are essentially employees from avoiding tax by providing services through an intermediary such as their own limited company.

If a contract is deemed as inside IR35, it means the person will have to pay income tax and national insurance like a regular employee. As a result, rates for roles inside IR35 are generally higher than those outside of IR35.

The average day rate outside of IR35 for a freelance User Researcher is £454.

The average day rate inside of IR35 for a freelance User Researcher is £569.

Where can I find User Researcher jobs in the UK?

There are a number of job boards for User Researcher jobs in the UK. Sites like Indeed and LinkedIn can be a great place to start. You can also browse the UX Gigs job board for freelance User Researcher jobs specifically in the UK.

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