Period
to 13 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 66 54
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12 -4
Contract jobs citing User Experience 124 113 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.01% 2.65% 3.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.95% 9.08% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 68 94
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £270 £223 £268
90th Percentile £530 £475 £493
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - £20.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% -
South East median hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £16.68
% change year-on-year +85.00% +49.88% -24.32%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1386 1245 1511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 33.66% 29.19% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 609 828
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £234 £225 £212
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 68 69
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.48 £21.50 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.70% +17.13% -3.39%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.18 £11.00
90th Percentile £39.20 £51.15 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +17.65%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Berkshire

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Berkshire

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Berkshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Berkshire

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience in Berkshire

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. 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
Reading +2 37 £388 +3.33% 3
Maidenhead +3 17 £406 +8.33% 4
Slough +14 13 £456 +14.06% 1
Newbury -5 10 £350 -26.32% 2
Bracknell -12 1 £106 -67.38%
User Experience
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 52 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (26.61%) HTML
3 30 (24.19%) CSS
3 30 (24.19%) Wireframes
4 27 (21.77%) Axure RP
5 23 (18.55%) Telecoms
6 21 (16.94%) JavaScript
6 21 (16.94%) Marketing
7 20 (16.13%) Customer-Centricity
8 19 (15.32%) Photoshop
8 19 (15.32%) Adobe
9 17 (13.71%) Scrum
10 16 (12.90%) SEO
11 14 (11.29%) Adobe Illustrator
11 14 (11.29%) jQuery
11 14 (11.29%) Prototyping
11 14 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (10.48%) Finance
13 11 (8.87%) CMS
13 11 (8.87%) E-Commerce
13 11 (8.87%) AngularJS
13 11 (8.87%) Front End Development
14 10 (8.06%) Mobile App
14 10 (8.06%) Mentoring
15 9 (7.26%) Git (software)
15 9 (7.26%) Google
15 9 (7.26%) HTML5
15 9 (7.26%) CSS3

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (8.87%) CMS
2 5 (4.03%) WordPress
3 3 (2.42%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.61%) Apache TomEE
4 2 (1.61%) Confluence
4 2 (1.61%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.61%) JBoss
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.81%) Apache
5 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (15.32%) Photoshop
2 14 (11.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (4.84%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.84%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (4.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (4.03%) InVision
5 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.81%) InDesign
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.81%) UserZoom
6 1 (0.81%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Magento
2 4 (3.23%) Primavera
3 3 (2.42%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.45%) SaaS
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 3 (2.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 2 (1.61%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.61%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.61%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.61%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.81%) GitHub
4 1 (0.81%) IaaS
4 1 (0.81%) npm
4 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) 3GPP
1 3 (2.42%) 4G
1 3 (2.42%) Diameter Protocol
1 3 (2.42%) Internet
2 2 (1.61%) 3G
2 2 (1.61%) Broadband
2 2 (1.61%) Firewall
2 2 (1.61%) LTE
2 2 (1.61%) VoLTE
3 1 (0.81%) 5G
3 1 (0.81%) HTTP
3 1 (0.81%) LDAP
3 1 (0.81%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.65%) MySQL
3 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.81%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (21.77%) Axure RP
2 9 (7.26%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.65%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.84%) Subversion
5 5 (4.03%) Grunt
6 4 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (3.23%) gulp
6 4 (3.23%) JIRA
7 3 (2.42%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.42%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.42%) Selenium
8 2 (1.61%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.61%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.61%) FishEye
8 2 (1.61%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (1.61%) jMock
8 2 (1.61%) JUnit
8 2 (1.61%) Maven
8 2 (1.61%) WebStorm
General
1 23 (18.55%) Telecoms
2 21 (16.94%) Marketing
3 13 (10.48%) Finance
4 9 (7.26%) Retail
5 4 (3.23%) Law
6 2 (1.61%) Electronics
6 2 (1.61%) Publishing
7 1 (0.81%) Billing
7 1 (0.81%) German Language
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (40.32%) Designer
2 26 (20.97%) UX Designer
3 23 (18.55%) Developer
4 11 (8.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (8.06%) Content Designer
5 10 (8.06%) UI Designer
6 7 (5.65%) Analyst
6 7 (5.65%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.65%) Consultant
6 7 (5.65%) User Experience Consultant
7 6 (4.84%) Digital Designer
7 6 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Architect
8 5 (4.03%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Angular Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Copywriter
9 4 (3.23%) Operations Manager
9 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (3.23%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.61%) HTML
2 30 (24.19%) CSS
3 14 (11.29%) jQuery
3 14 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 11 (8.87%) AngularJS
5 9 (7.26%) CSS3
5 9 (7.26%) HTML5
6 7 (5.65%) JSON
6 7 (5.65%) SVG
6 7 (5.65%) XML
7 6 (4.84%) Node.js
8 5 (4.03%) LESS
8 5 (4.03%) REST
8 5 (4.03%) Sass
8 5 (4.03%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 4 (3.23%) .NET
9 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (2.42%) DHTML
10 3 (2.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.06%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.84%) Animation
3 6 (4.84%) W3C
4 5 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.23%) iPhone
6 3 (2.42%) iPad
6 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.61%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.61%) Social Network
7 2 (1.61%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.81%) Fintech
8 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) Social Media
8 1 (0.81%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.45%) Windows
2 5 (4.03%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.03%) Linux
3 4 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (0.81%) Unix
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.19%) Wireframes
3 20 (16.13%) Customer-Centricity
4 17 (13.71%) Scrum
5 16 (12.90%) SEO
6 14 (11.29%) Prototyping
7 13 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (8.87%) E-Commerce
8 11 (8.87%) Front End Development
9 10 (8.06%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.26%) Analytics
11 8 (6.45%) Validation
12 7 (5.65%) Content Management
12 7 (5.65%) CRM
12 7 (5.65%) Product Management
12 7 (5.65%) Project Management
12 7 (5.65%) Visualisation
12 7 (5.65%) Web Accessibility
13 6 (4.84%) Information Architecture
13 6 (4.84%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.94%) JavaScript
2 7 (5.65%) C#
3 4 (3.23%) PHP
4 3 (2.42%) Apex Code
4 3 (2.42%) SQL
5 2 (1.61%) Java
5 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.61%) Python
5 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.81%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.81%) ES6
6 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.42%) Degree
3 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.81%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.81%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.61%) Netcool
2 1 (0.81%) Kibana
2 1 (0.81%) logstash
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (15.32%) Adobe
2 9 (7.26%) Google
2 9 (7.26%) Oracle
3 4 (3.23%) Apple
3 4 (3.23%) EXTOL
3 4 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.42%) Pardot
5 2 (1.61%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.61%) FatWire
5 2 (1.61%) HP
5 2 (1.61%) IBM
5 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.61%) Remedy
5 2 (1.61%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.61%) Twitter
6 1 (0.81%) ClickTale
6 1 (0.81%) Facebook
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.81%) Omniture
6 1 (0.81%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud