Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 56 50
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 +7
Contract jobs citing User Experience 159 109 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.02% 2.76% 3.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.81% 9.41% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 60 102
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £282
90th Percentile £530 £450 £495
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - £15.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -91.43% +143.06%
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £15.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +216.67% -33.33% -20.35%

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 1,346 1,158 1,379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 34.02% 29.27% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 559 736
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £228 £226
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 55 66
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.28% +18.62% +9.85%
10th Percentile £10.20 £12.25 £12.04
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.39 £57.95
South East median hourly rate £29.13 £18.50 £24.93
% change year-on-year +57.43% -25.78% +51.06%

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 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
Reading +11 36 £350 -6.67% 12
Maidenhead +12 27 £365 -2.67% 9
Bracknell -15 12 £266 -19.55% 8
Newbury -18 12 £350 +7.69% 5
Slough +5 9 £463 +15.63% 4
User Experience
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 88 (55.35%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (27.67%) Telecoms
3 41 (25.79%) Wireframes
4 40 (25.16%) HTML
5 39 (24.53%) Customer-Centricity
6 38 (23.90%) SEO
7 37 (23.27%) CSS
8 29 (18.24%) JavaScript
9 26 (16.35%) Axure RP
10 24 (15.09%) Scrum
11 23 (14.47%) E-Commerce
12 19 (11.95%) Photoshop
12 19 (11.95%) Marketing
13 18 (11.32%) Adobe
14 17 (10.69%) Project Management
14 17 (10.69%) Prototyping
15 16 (10.06%) Responsive Web Design
16 15 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (9.43%) Mobile App
17 14 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (8.81%) Front End Development
17 14 (8.81%) CMS
17 14 (8.81%) AngularJS
17 14 (8.81%) Analytics
17 14 (8.81%) Git (software)
18 13 (8.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 13 (8.18%) Adobe Illustrator
18 13 (8.18%) Retail
19 12 (7.55%) User Stories
19 12 (7.55%) REST

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 14 (8.81%) CMS
2 6 (3.77%) WordPress
3 5 (3.14%) Confluence
4 3 (1.89%) Apache
5 2 (1.26%) Apache TomEE
5 2 (1.26%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.26%) JBoss
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.26%) SAS
5 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.26%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (11.95%) Photoshop
2 13 (8.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (6.29%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (5.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (5.03%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.52%) InVision
5 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.52%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.89%) UXPin
7 2 (1.26%) Pipeline Pilot
8 1 (0.63%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Magento
2 3 (1.89%) Primavera
3 2 (1.26%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.40%) SaaS
2 3 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.89%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (1.89%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.89%) Serverless
3 2 (1.26%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.26%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.63%) GitHub
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.14%) MySQL
3 3 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.26%) FileMaker
4 2 (1.26%) KNIME
4 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.26%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 26 (16.35%) Axure RP
2 14 (8.81%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.77%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.14%) Grunt
4 5 (3.14%) JIRA
4 5 (3.14%) Subversion
5 4 (2.52%) gulp
5 4 (2.52%) webpack
6 3 (1.89%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (1.89%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.89%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.89%) Mocha
7 2 (1.26%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.26%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.26%) FishEye
7 2 (1.26%) JUnit
7 2 (1.26%) Maven
7 2 (1.26%) Mockito
7 2 (1.26%) Selenium
General
1 44 (27.67%) Telecoms
2 19 (11.95%) Marketing
3 13 (8.18%) Retail
4 11 (6.92%) Finance
5 4 (2.52%) Law
6 2 (1.26%) Billing
6 2 (1.26%) Electronics
6 2 (1.26%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Automotive
7 1 (0.63%) German Language
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (49.06%) Designer
2 32 (20.13%) UX Designer
3 31 (19.50%) Content Designer
4 23 (14.47%) Developer
5 17 (10.69%) UI Designer
6 11 (6.92%) Digital Designer
6 11 (6.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (5.03%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.03%) UI/UX Designer
8 7 (4.40%) Analyst
8 7 (4.40%) Consultant
8 7 (4.40%) Digital Content Designer
8 7 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (4.40%) User Experience Consultant
9 6 (3.77%) User Experience Researcher
10 5 (3.14%) Copywriter
10 5 (3.14%) Digital Project Manager
10 5 (3.14%) Product Manager
10 5 (3.14%) Telecoms Designer
10 5 (3.14%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.16%) HTML
2 37 (23.27%) CSS
3 14 (8.81%) AngularJS
4 13 (8.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (7.55%) CSS3
5 12 (7.55%) HTML5
5 12 (7.55%) REST
6 10 (6.29%) jQuery
6 10 (6.29%) Sass
7 8 (5.03%) Node.js
8 7 (4.40%) LESS
9 6 (3.77%) JSON
9 6 (3.77%) React
9 6 (3.77%) SVG
9 6 (3.77%) Web Services
9 6 (3.77%) XML
10 5 (3.14%) .NET
10 5 (3.14%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (2.52%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 3 (1.89%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.43%) Mobile App
2 14 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.66%) Animation
4 6 (3.77%) Social Media
5 5 (3.14%) Graphic Design
5 5 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.14%) Video Editing
6 4 (2.52%) iPhone
6 4 (2.52%) W3C
7 3 (1.89%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.89%) iPad
7 3 (1.89%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.26%) Social Network
9 1 (0.63%) Fintech
9 1 (0.63%) FMCG
9 1 (0.63%) Life Science
9 1 (0.63%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.40%) Windows
2 5 (3.14%) Android
2 5 (3.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.89%) Linux
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (55.35%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.79%) Wireframes
3 39 (24.53%) Customer-Centricity
4 38 (23.90%) SEO
5 24 (15.09%) Scrum
6 23 (14.47%) E-Commerce
7 17 (10.69%) Project Management
7 17 (10.69%) Prototyping
8 16 (10.06%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (8.81%) Analytics
10 14 (8.81%) Front End Development
11 12 (7.55%) User Stories
12 11 (6.92%) Web Analytics
13 10 (6.29%) Mentoring
13 10 (6.29%) Product Management
14 9 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (5.66%) TDD
14 9 (5.66%) Test Scripting
15 8 (5.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.24%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.77%) C#
2 6 (3.77%) SQL
3 4 (2.52%) ES6
3 4 (2.52%) PHP
3 4 (2.52%) PL/SQL
3 4 (2.52%) Python
4 2 (1.26%) Java
4 2 (1.26%) MATLAB
4 2 (1.26%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (3.77%) Degree
2 3 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.66%) QA
2 3 (1.89%) PMO
3 2 (1.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.26%) Netcool
Vendors
1 18 (11.32%) Adobe
2 10 (6.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.66%) Google
4 7 (4.40%) EXTOL
4 7 (4.40%) Oracle
5 3 (1.89%) Apple
6 2 (1.26%) FatWire
6 2 (1.26%) HP
6 2 (1.26%) IBM
6 2 (1.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.26%) Remedy
6 2 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.26%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.26%) Twitter
7 1 (0.63%) ClickTale
7 1 (0.63%) SAP
7 1 (0.63%) Tableau