Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 49 89
Rank change year-on-year +14 +40 -38
Contract jobs citing User Experience 188 128 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.77% 3.39% 2.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.08% 10.74% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 54 60
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £285
90th Percentile £500 £484 £464
South East median daily rate £415 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +13.70% -2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - £16.04 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -90.83% +143.06%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £13.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +246.15% -66.67% +73.33%

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 1,437 1,192 1,419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 36.48% 31.61% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 541 769
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £241
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 65 58
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.35 £14.20 £16.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.99% -11.50% -6.82%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.55 £12.14
90th Percentile £48.43 £37.05 £55.65
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +81.82% -28.26% +39.39%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +44 53 £365 -4.26% 18
Maidenhead +8 31 £400 +23.08% 3
Bracknell -2 24 £400 +13.48% 10
Newbury -22 9 £381 +23.48% 5
Slough -4 7 £550 +37.50% 3
Ascot 0 1 £325 - 1
User Experience
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 96 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (31.91%) Wireframes
3 45 (23.94%) Telecoms
3 45 (23.94%) HTML
4 44 (23.40%) CSS
5 36 (19.15%) JavaScript
6 34 (18.09%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (17.55%) Scrum
8 32 (17.02%) Prototyping
9 30 (15.96%) SEO
10 28 (14.89%) E-Commerce
10 28 (14.89%) Customer-Centricity
11 27 (14.36%) User Stories
12 25 (13.30%) Axure RP
13 22 (11.70%) Project Management
14 19 (10.11%) Adobe
14 19 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (10.11%) CSS3
14 19 (10.11%) HTML5
14 19 (10.11%) Mobile App
14 19 (10.11%) Responsive Web Design
15 18 (9.57%) Marketing
15 18 (9.57%) Photoshop
16 17 (9.04%) CMS
17 16 (8.51%) Sass
17 16 (8.51%) Rapid Prototyping
18 15 (7.98%) AngularJS
18 15 (7.98%) Analytics
18 15 (7.98%) TDD
19 14 (7.45%) EXTOL

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 17 (9.04%) CMS
2 9 (4.79%) WordPress
3 7 (3.72%) Confluence
4 4 (2.13%) Marvel
5 2 (1.06%) Apache
5 2 (1.06%) Liferay
5 2 (1.06%) SAS
5 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 18 (9.57%) Photoshop
2 13 (6.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 12 (6.38%) InVision
4 11 (5.85%) UXPin
5 10 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (4.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (3.72%) MS Visio
9 6 (3.19%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
11 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
12 2 (1.06%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (1.06%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.13%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.53%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.72%) Amazon Kinesis
1 7 (3.72%) AWS CloudFormation
1 7 (3.72%) AWS Lambda
1 7 (3.72%) Serverless
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.06%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) DOCSIS
2 1 (0.53%) Broadband
2 1 (0.53%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) Skype
2 1 (0.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (1.60%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.06%) FileMaker
3 2 (1.06%) KNIME
3 2 (1.06%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 25 (13.30%) Axure RP
2 10 (5.32%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.72%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.72%) JIRA
3 7 (3.72%) Mercurial
4 4 (2.13%) webpack
5 3 (1.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (1.60%) Mocha
6 1 (0.53%) Grunt
6 1 (0.53%) gulp
General
1 45 (23.94%) Telecoms
2 18 (9.57%) Marketing
3 13 (6.91%) Retail
4 12 (6.38%) Finance
5 8 (4.26%) Automotive
6 3 (1.60%) Billing
6 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.06%) Legal
7 2 (1.06%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 92 (48.94%) Designer
2 50 (26.60%) UX Designer
3 27 (14.36%) Developer
4 26 (13.83%) Content Designer
5 17 (9.04%) UI Designer
6 16 (8.51%) User Experience Researcher
7 14 (7.45%) Project Manager
8 12 (6.38%) Analyst
9 10 (5.32%) Business Analyst
9 10 (5.32%) Digital Project Manager
10 9 (4.79%) Digital Designer
11 7 (3.72%) Digital Content Designer
11 7 (3.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (3.72%) React Developer
11 7 (3.72%) UI/UX Designer
12 6 (3.19%) Consultant
13 5 (2.66%) Digital Analyst
13 5 (2.66%) Digital Business Analyst
13 5 (2.66%) Product Manager
14 4 (2.13%) Senior User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (23.94%) HTML
2 44 (23.40%) CSS
3 19 (10.11%) CSS3
3 19 (10.11%) HTML5
4 16 (8.51%) Sass
5 15 (7.98%) AngularJS
6 13 (6.91%) jQuery
6 13 (6.91%) LESS
7 12 (6.38%) REST
8 10 (5.32%) Web Services
9 8 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (4.26%) React
10 7 (3.72%) .NET
10 7 (3.72%) Node.js
11 6 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (2.66%) Redux
13 3 (1.60%) Enzyme
13 3 (1.60%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.11%) Mobile App
2 13 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.32%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.66%) Graphic Design
4 5 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.66%) Social Media
5 4 (2.13%) Animation
5 4 (2.13%) Taxonomies
5 4 (2.13%) Video Editing
5 4 (2.13%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.60%) Life Science
7 2 (1.06%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.06%) NHS
8 1 (0.53%) 3D Printing
8 1 (0.53%) Fintech
8 1 (0.53%) FMCG
8 1 (0.53%) IPTV
8 1 (0.53%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.60%) Android
1 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
1 3 (1.60%) Linux
2 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (31.91%) Wireframes
3 34 (18.09%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (17.55%) Scrum
5 32 (17.02%) Prototyping
6 30 (15.96%) SEO
7 28 (14.89%) Customer-Centricity
7 28 (14.89%) E-Commerce
8 27 (14.36%) User Stories
9 22 (11.70%) Project Management
10 19 (10.11%) Responsive Web Design
10 19 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (8.51%) Rapid Prototyping
12 15 (7.98%) Analytics
12 15 (7.98%) TDD
13 13 (6.91%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 13 (6.91%) Front End Development
13 13 (6.91%) OO
13 13 (6.91%) Test Scripting
14 12 (6.38%) Cross-Browser Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (19.15%) JavaScript
2 7 (3.72%) SQL
3 5 (2.66%) C#
3 5 (2.66%) ES6
4 4 (2.13%) PHP
5 3 (1.60%) Python
6 2 (1.06%) Java
6 2 (1.06%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.06%) R
6 2 (1.06%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (5.32%) Degree
2 6 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.60%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.45%) QA
2 5 (2.66%) PMO
3 1 (0.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) Ansible
1 2 (1.06%) Netcool
1 2 (1.06%) Puppet
2 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (10.11%) Adobe
2 14 (7.45%) EXTOL
3 13 (6.91%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.60%) Capita
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle
6 2 (1.06%) Cisco
6 2 (1.06%) IBM
6 2 (1.06%) Remedy
6 2 (1.06%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.06%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.53%) Google
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.53%) SAP
7 1 (0.53%) Tableau