The first table below looks at the demand for User Experience Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Experience Design over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience Design
Rank 123 - 139
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Experience Design 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% - 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% - 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £325 £115
% change year-on-year
+8.46% +182.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2091 1694 1950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 71.46% 68.28% 63.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 683 745
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
User Experience Design
South East

User Experience Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Experience Design across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Experience Design Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

User Experience Design
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Experience Design across the Berkshire region.

User Experience Design Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

User Experience Design
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Design within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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User Experience Design
South East

User Experience Design
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing User Experience Design also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Experience Design.

1 10 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 9 (90.00%) OmniGraffle
2 9 (90.00%) Axure RP
3 6 (60.00%) Graphic Design
3 6 (60.00%) Usability Testing
3 6 (60.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (50.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (30.00%) Adobe
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (10.00%) HTML5
7 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) Digital Media

User Experience Design
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing User Experience Design also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Experience Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 9 (90.00%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (60.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Axure RP
2 5 (50.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) User Experience Designer
1 9 (90.00%) Designer
2 3 (30.00%) Interaction Designer
2 3 (30.00%) Visual Designer
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Graphic Design
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Usability Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe