Period
to 22 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 51 101
Rank change year-on-year +16 +50 -49
Contract jobs citing User Experience 189 113 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.77% 2.97% 1.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.86% 9.55% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 46 52
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £300
90th Percentile £537 £497 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +14.86% -1.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.00 - £32.00
10th Percentile £28.60 - £25.90
90th Percentile £43.80 - £34.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year +55.17% -16.55% +17.80%

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 1,470 1,183 1,441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 37.09% 31.07% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 537 764
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £245 £250
90th Percentile £581 £593 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 72 60
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £13.86 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.87% -21.92% -
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.25 £11.93
90th Percentile £49.50 £32.15 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -27.08% +45.45%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +32 63 £400 +4.92% 18
Bracknell +20 29 £400 - 9
Maidenhead -1 27 £400 +6.67% 4
Newbury -19 10 £338 +7.14% 2
Slough -9 6 £538 +26.47% 3
Ascot +1 1 £325 - 2
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
User Experience
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (45.50%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (38.62%) Wireframes
3 45 (23.81%) CSS
4 43 (22.75%) HTML
5 36 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 35 (18.52%) Prototyping
7 33 (17.46%) Telecoms
8 31 (16.40%) Scrum
9 28 (14.81%) User Stories
10 26 (13.76%) HTML5
11 23 (12.17%) Mobile App
11 23 (12.17%) CSS3
12 22 (11.64%) AngularJS
12 22 (11.64%) Axure RP
12 22 (11.64%) E-Commerce
13 20 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (10.58%) Marketing
13 20 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (10.05%) Rapid Prototyping
14 19 (10.05%) Sass
14 19 (10.05%) LESS
15 18 (9.52%) EXTOL
16 17 (8.99%) TDD
16 17 (8.99%) jQuery
16 17 (8.99%) Analytics
16 17 (8.99%) Responsive Web Design
17 16 (8.47%) Information Architecture
17 16 (8.47%) CMS
18 15 (7.94%) Project Management
18 15 (7.94%) Photoshop

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 16 (8.47%) CMS
2 8 (4.23%) Confluence
3 5 (2.65%) Marvel
4 4 (2.12%) Liferay
5 3 (1.59%) Drupal
5 3 (1.59%) WordPress
6 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (7.94%) InVision
1 15 (7.94%) Photoshop
2 13 (6.88%) UXPin
3 11 (5.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (3.17%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (2.65%) MS Visio
7 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (1.06%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.53%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.53%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.29%) Serverless
2 7 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.70%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.59%) GitHub
4 3 (1.59%) Google Play
4 3 (1.59%) Office 365
4 3 (1.59%) SaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.53%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.59%) Bluetooth
1 3 (1.59%) HTTP
1 3 (1.59%) MVNO
1 3 (1.59%) SNMP
2 2 (1.06%) DECT
2 2 (1.06%) DNS
2 2 (1.06%) Firewall
2 2 (1.06%) FTP
2 2 (1.06%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.06%) LAN
2 2 (1.06%) PBX
2 2 (1.06%) SMTP
2 2 (1.06%) SSL
2 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.06%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.06%) VPN
2 2 (1.06%) WAAS
2 2 (1.06%) WAN
2 2 (1.06%) Wireless
2 2 (1.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (1.59%) Blockchain
2 3 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.53%) MarkLogic
3 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (11.64%) Axure RP
2 10 (5.29%) JIRA
3 9 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.23%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.23%) Mercurial
5 5 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.06%) webpack
8 1 (0.53%) Grunt
8 1 (0.53%) gulp
8 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.53%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.53%) Rational Rose
General
1 33 (17.46%) Telecoms
2 20 (10.58%) Marketing
3 15 (7.94%) Retail
4 12 (6.35%) Finance
5 9 (4.76%) Automotive
6 3 (1.59%) Billing
7 2 (1.06%) Advertising
7 2 (1.06%) Legal
7 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.06%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (40.21%) Designer
2 54 (28.57%) UX Designer
3 34 (17.99%) Developer
4 19 (10.05%) User Experience Researcher
5 14 (7.41%) UI Designer
6 13 (6.88%) Analyst
7 12 (6.35%) Business Analyst
8 9 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.23%) Angular Developer
9 8 (4.23%) Consultant
9 8 (4.23%) React Developer
10 7 (3.70%) Content Designer
10 7 (3.70%) Product Owner
10 7 (3.70%) Senior Designer
10 7 (3.70%) Senior UX Designer
11 6 (3.17%) Digital Analyst
11 6 (3.17%) Digital Business Analyst
11 6 (3.17%) Digital Project Manager
11 6 (3.17%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.17%) Senior User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (23.81%) CSS
2 43 (22.75%) HTML
3 26 (13.76%) HTML5
4 23 (12.17%) CSS3
5 22 (11.64%) AngularJS
6 19 (10.05%) LESS
6 19 (10.05%) Sass
7 17 (8.99%) jQuery
8 14 (7.41%) Web Services
9 12 (6.35%) REST
10 11 (5.82%) Node.js
10 11 (5.82%) React
11 9 (4.76%) .NET
12 8 (4.23%) Durandal
12 8 (4.23%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (4.23%) RESTful
13 7 (3.70%) Backbone.js
14 6 (3.17%) Redux
15 5 (2.65%) J2EE
15 5 (2.65%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.17%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.70%) Social Media
5 5 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.65%) Graphic Design
5 5 (2.65%) NHS
6 4 (2.12%) Animation
6 4 (2.12%) Life Science
6 4 (2.12%) Taxonomies
6 4 (2.12%) Video Editing
6 4 (2.12%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.06%) 3D Printing
8 2 (1.06%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.06%) Fintech
8 2 (1.06%) PMI
8 2 (1.06%) Robotics
9 1 (0.53%) Photography
9 1 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.70%) Android
1 7 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (45.50%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (38.62%) Wireframes
3 35 (18.52%) Prototyping
4 31 (16.40%) Scrum
5 28 (14.81%) User Stories
6 22 (11.64%) E-Commerce
7 20 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (10.05%) Rapid Prototyping
9 17 (8.99%) Analytics
9 17 (8.99%) Responsive Web Design
9 17 (8.99%) TDD
10 16 (8.47%) Information Architecture
11 15 (7.94%) Project Management
12 14 (7.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 14 (7.41%) Front End Development
13 13 (6.88%) SEO
14 12 (6.35%) Customer-Centricity
14 12 (6.35%) DevOps
14 12 (6.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 8 (4.23%) C#
3 6 (3.17%) Java
4 3 (1.59%) SQL
5 2 (1.06%) ES6
5 2 (1.06%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.53%) C
6 1 (0.53%) Perl
6 1 (0.53%) Python
6 1 (0.53%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (7.41%) Degree
2 8 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.65%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.06%) CCDA
5 2 (1.06%) CCNA
5 2 (1.06%) CCVP
5 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.06%) MBA
5 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.06%) PMP
6 1 (0.53%) ISEB
6 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.94%) QA
2 3 (1.59%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) Ansible
1 2 (1.06%) Puppet
2 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.53%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 18 (9.52%) EXTOL
2 14 (7.41%) Adobe
3 11 (5.82%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.12%) Cisco
4 4 (2.12%) Google
4 4 (2.12%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.59%) Apple
5 3 (1.59%) Capita
5 3 (1.59%) Oracle
5 3 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.59%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.06%) Avaya
6 2 (1.06%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.06%) Juniper
6 2 (1.06%) Nortel
7 1 (0.53%) Casewise
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.53%) SAP
7 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow