Period
to 15 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 15 November 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 51 43
Rank change year-on-year +21 -8 -6
Contract jobs citing User Experience 27 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.87% 1.90% 2.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.43% 5.22% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 13
Bedfordshire median daily rate £333 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.15% +1.56% -8.57%
10th Percentile £217 £263 £348
90th Percentile £500 £535 £438
East of England median daily rate £413 £400 £369
% change year-on-year +3.13% +8.47% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £12.75 -
% change year-on-year +50.98% - -

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 201 249 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 36.28% 36.35% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 173 114
Bedfordshire median daily rate £394 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% - +7.59%
10th Percentile £206 £204 £257
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £448 £400 £368
% change year-on-year +11.88% +8.84% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.38 £14.50 £12.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.93% +20.33% -56.96%
10th Percentile £13.73 £10.66 £11.68
90th Percentile £23.50 £33.13 £12.43
East of England median hourly rate £18.35 £19.19 £31.50
% change year-on-year -4.38% -39.08% +40.39%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Bedfordshire

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Experience in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Bedfordshire

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Bedfordshire

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
Luton +18 19 £333 -21.76% 5
Dunstable -6 1 £363 -4.92%
Bedford - 1 - - 1
Shefford - 1 £325 -
User Experience
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 12 (44.44%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
2 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
3 10 (37.04%) B2B
4 8 (29.63%) Wireframes
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (25.93%) Marketing
5 7 (25.93%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (22.22%) SEO
7 5 (18.52%) Retail
7 5 (18.52%) HTML
7 5 (18.52%) CSS
7 5 (18.52%) Software Deployment
7 5 (18.52%) Social Media
8 4 (14.81%) QA
8 4 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (14.81%) HTML5
8 4 (14.81%) Analytics
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) Content Management
9 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.11%) Web Analytics
9 3 (11.11%) JIRA
9 3 (11.11%) Perforce
9 3 (11.11%) Back Office
9 3 (11.11%) Subversion
9 3 (11.11%) Web Design
9 3 (11.11%) JDBC
9 3 (11.11%) Servlets
9 3 (11.11%) Web Services

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) VPLS
1 2 (7.41%) VPN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
1 3 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (25.93%) Marketing
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 4 (14.81%) Finance
4 3 (11.11%) Back Office
5 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Designer
2 10 (37.04%) UX Designer
3 4 (14.81%) Resourcer
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Build Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (7.41%) Junior
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Designer
5 2 (7.41%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) UI Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Content Editor
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Developer
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Email Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior UX Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.70%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (3.70%) User Experience Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Web Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) CSS
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) HTML5
3 3 (11.11%) CSS3
3 3 (11.11%) EJB
3 3 (11.11%) J2EE
3 3 (11.11%) JDBC
3 3 (11.11%) JMS
3 3 (11.11%) Servlets
3 3 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.70%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) Sass
4 1 (3.70%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (3.70%) Vue.js
4 1 (3.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Social Media
2 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
2 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
3 10 (37.04%) B2B
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) Wireframes
5 7 (25.93%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (22.22%) SEO
7 5 (18.52%) Software Deployment
8 4 (14.81%) Analytics
8 4 (14.81%) Content Management
8 4 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (11.11%) B2C
9 3 (11.11%) Matrix Management
9 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
9 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Web Analytics
9 3 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) FortiGate
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) CA Agile Central
1 3 (11.11%) hybris
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.11%) Perforce
2 2 (7.41%) Dell
2 2 (7.41%) Juniper
2 2 (7.41%) McAfee
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Google