Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 53 45
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8 -8
Contract jobs citing User Experience 17 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.60% 1.11% 1.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.41% 3.37% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 9
Bedfordshire median daily rate £329 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.16% -8.82% +11.11%
10th Percentile £206 £263 £330
90th Percentile £380 £473 £455
East of England median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £12.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +54.00% -68.35% -12.22%

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 149 208 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 31.57% 32.91% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 153 92
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.10% -2.06%
10th Percentile £203 £163 £116
90th Percentile £581 £573 £525
East of England median daily rate £438 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +6.06% +17.86% -8.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 3
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £11.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.78% +19.15% -67.19%
10th Percentile £14.73 £10.16 £11.32
90th Percentile £31.50 £27.50 £12.21
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £27.60 £29.06
% change year-on-year -30.25% -5.01% +35.14%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 +16 11 £333 -20.83% 4
Dunstable -6 1 £363 -4.92% 1
Shefford - 1 £325 -
User Experience
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 10 (58.82%) E-Commerce
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 7 (41.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (29.41%) Social Media
4 5 (29.41%) Retail
4 5 (29.41%) Prototyping
5 4 (23.53%) SEO
5 4 (23.53%) QA
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 2 (11.76%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
7 2 (11.76%) LAN
7 2 (11.76%) WAN
7 2 (11.76%) VPN
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
7 2 (11.76%) Dell
7 2 (11.76%) Juniper
7 2 (11.76%) McAfee
7 2 (11.76%) Service Management
7 2 (11.76%) Firewall
7 2 (11.76%) ITSM
7 2 (11.76%) Marketing
7 2 (11.76%) VMware

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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) VPLS
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Designer
2 7 (41.18%) UX Designer
3 4 (23.53%) Resourcer
4 2 (11.76%) Build Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (11.76%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Email Designer
5 1 (5.88%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) CSS3
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) Sass
2 1 (5.88%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Vue.js
2 1 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Social Media
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) E-Commerce
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 7 (41.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (29.41%) Prototyping
5 4 (23.53%) SEO
6 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
6 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security
6 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) ITSM
6 2 (11.76%) Security Hardening
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) Software Deployment
6 2 (11.76%) Wireframes
7 1 (5.88%) Creative Thinking
7 1 (5.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.88%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) FortiGate
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Dell
1 2 (11.76%) Juniper
1 2 (11.76%) McAfee
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe