Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 53 95
Rank change year-on-year +15 +42 -49
Contract jobs citing User Experience 181 121 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.72% 3.02% 1.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.70% 9.42% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 55 54
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £316 £275 £186
90th Percentile £538 £481 £473
South East median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.00 - £28.50
10th Percentile £29.70 - £18.00
90th Percentile £41.80 - £34.50
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £27.38
% change year-on-year +2.94% +55.25% +56.43%

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 1,321 1,285 1,379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 34.42% 32.04% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 589 712
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £220 £220 £225
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 70 73
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.43 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.60% -17.54% -4.11%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.23 £34.85 £42.45
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +57.89% -17.39% +35.29%

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 22 September 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 September 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 +30 59 £400 +12.28% 6
Bracknell - 27 £400 - 4
Maidenhead -4 21 £400 +6.67% 2
Newbury -12 7 £338 +7.14% 3
Slough -13 5 £445 -1.11% 4
Windsor - 2 £488 - 2
Wokingham - 2 £425 - 1
Ascot +2 1 £325 -
User Experience
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 86 (47.51%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (29.28%) Wireframes
3 46 (25.41%) HTML
4 44 (24.31%) CSS
5 40 (22.10%) Scrum
6 38 (20.99%) JavaScript
7 33 (18.23%) User Stories
8 30 (16.57%) Telecoms
9 28 (15.47%) HTML5
10 26 (14.36%) Marketing
10 26 (14.36%) Prototyping
11 25 (13.81%) AngularJS
11 25 (13.81%) CSS3
11 25 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (13.26%) Sass
13 23 (12.71%) LESS
14 22 (12.15%) CMS
15 20 (11.05%) TDD
16 19 (10.50%) Mobile App
17 18 (9.94%) QA
18 17 (9.39%) Web Services
18 17 (9.39%) Analytics
19 15 (8.29%) React
19 15 (8.29%) Front End Development
19 15 (8.29%) CRM
19 15 (8.29%) E-Commerce
19 15 (8.29%) jQuery
20 14 (7.73%) Information Architecture
20 14 (7.73%) Rapid Prototyping
20 14 (7.73%) Content Management

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 22 (12.15%) CMS
2 10 (5.52%) Confluence
3 7 (3.87%) Drupal
4 5 (2.76%) Marvel
5 4 (2.21%) Liferay
5 4 (2.21%) WordPress
6 2 (1.10%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (6.63%) InVision
2 11 (6.08%) Photoshop
3 10 (5.52%) UXPin
4 8 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (2.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (2.21%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.66%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.55%) GIMP
9 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Primavera
2 1 (0.55%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.63%) Serverless
2 9 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.97%) Amazon Kinesis
2 9 (4.97%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (4.97%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (2.21%) SaaS
4 3 (1.66%) GitHub
4 3 (1.66%) Google Play
4 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.10%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.10%) Office 365
6 1 (0.55%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.55%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.66%) Bluetooth
1 3 (1.66%) HTTP
1 3 (1.66%) MVNO
1 3 (1.66%) SNMP
2 2 (1.10%) BGP
2 2 (1.10%) DECT
2 2 (1.10%) DNS
2 2 (1.10%) DOCSIS
2 2 (1.10%) Firewall
2 2 (1.10%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.10%) Internet
2 2 (1.10%) MPLS
2 2 (1.10%) NetScreen
2 2 (1.10%) OSPF
2 2 (1.10%) SSL
2 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.10%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.10%) VPN
2 2 (1.10%) WAAS
2 2 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (1.66%) Blockchain
2 3 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.66%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.55%) MarkLogic
3 1 (0.55%) MySQL
3 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (7.73%) Axure RP
2 12 (6.63%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.63%) JIRA
3 11 (6.08%) Mercurial
4 10 (5.52%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.76%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.66%) webpack
7 1 (0.55%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.55%) Rational Rose
General
1 30 (16.57%) Telecoms
2 26 (14.36%) Marketing
3 11 (6.08%) Finance
4 9 (4.97%) Retail
5 6 (3.31%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.76%) Automotive
7 3 (1.66%) Advertising
8 2 (1.10%) Billing
8 2 (1.10%) Legal
8 2 (1.10%) Publishing
9 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (27.62%) Designer
2 44 (24.31%) UX Designer
3 36 (19.89%) Developer
4 25 (13.81%) Analyst
5 18 (9.94%) Business Analyst
6 14 (7.73%) Product Owner
7 13 (7.18%) UI Designer
8 9 (4.97%) React Developer
8 9 (4.97%) User Experience Researcher
9 8 (4.42%) Angular Developer
9 8 (4.42%) Delivery Manager
9 8 (4.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (4.42%) UI/UX Designer
10 7 (3.87%) Digital Analyst
10 7 (3.87%) Digital Business Analyst
10 7 (3.87%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.31%) Consultant
11 6 (3.31%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.31%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.31%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (25.41%) HTML
2 44 (24.31%) CSS
3 28 (15.47%) HTML5
4 25 (13.81%) AngularJS
4 25 (13.81%) CSS3
5 24 (13.26%) Sass
6 23 (12.71%) LESS
7 17 (9.39%) Web Services
8 15 (8.29%) jQuery
8 15 (8.29%) React
9 14 (7.73%) REST
10 13 (7.18%) Node.js
11 10 (5.52%) .NET
12 8 (4.42%) RESTful
13 7 (3.87%) Durandal
14 6 (3.31%) Backbone.js
14 6 (3.31%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (3.31%) Redux
15 5 (2.76%) J2EE
15 5 (2.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.50%) Mobile App
2 13 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.87%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.87%) Social Media
4 5 (2.76%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.76%) NHS
4 5 (2.76%) PMI
5 4 (2.21%) PACS
6 3 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.66%) Life Science
6 3 (1.66%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.10%) 3D Printing
7 2 (1.10%) Fintech
7 2 (1.10%) Replication
7 2 (1.10%) Robotics
7 2 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.55%) IPTV
8 1 (0.55%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.76%) Android
1 5 (2.76%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.21%) Linux
3 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (47.51%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (29.28%) Wireframes
3 40 (22.10%) Scrum
4 33 (18.23%) User Stories
5 26 (14.36%) Prototyping
6 25 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (11.05%) TDD
8 17 (9.39%) Analytics
9 15 (8.29%) CRM
9 15 (8.29%) E-Commerce
9 15 (8.29%) Front End Development
10 14 (7.73%) Content Management
10 14 (7.73%) DevOps
10 14 (7.73%) Information Architecture
10 14 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (7.73%) Project Management
10 14 (7.73%) Rapid Prototyping
11 13 (7.18%) Digital Marketing
11 13 (7.18%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (7.18%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.99%) JavaScript
2 9 (4.97%) C#
3 6 (3.31%) Java
4 4 (2.21%) SQL
4 4 (2.21%) TypeScript
5 2 (1.10%) ES6
6 1 (0.55%) C
6 1 (0.55%) Perl
6 1 (0.55%) PHP
6 1 (0.55%) Python
6 1 (0.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (5.52%) Degree
1 10 (5.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.76%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.76%) PMP
4 4 (2.21%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.21%) MBA
5 2 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.10%) CCDA
5 2 (1.10%) CCNA
5 2 (1.10%) CCVP
5 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.10%) ISEB
5 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.94%) QA
2 7 (3.87%) PMO
3 6 (3.31%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.10%) Ansible
1 2 (1.10%) Puppet
2 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.55%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 10 (5.52%) EXTOL
2 8 (4.42%) Adobe
3 7 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.31%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.76%) Google
6 4 (2.21%) Cisco
6 4 (2.21%) FatWire
6 4 (2.21%) IFS
6 4 (2.21%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.21%) Oracle
7 3 (1.66%) Apple
7 3 (1.66%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.10%) Avaya
8 2 (1.10%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.10%) Juniper
8 2 (1.10%) Nortel
9 1 (0.55%) Casewise
9 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.55%) SAP
9 1 (0.55%) ServiceNow