Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 52 53
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing User Experience 209 141 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.06% 3.45% 3.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.71% 10.05% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 65 72
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £225 £263 £253
90th Percentile £575 £528 £467
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.50 - £15.00
10th Percentile £33.00 - £11.23
90th Percentile £35.35 - £20.80
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% +120.93% -25.22%

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 1,330 1,403 1,219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.20% 34.30% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 686 584
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £240 £233 £213
90th Percentile £575 £588 £552
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.38% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 56 63
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -40.00% +12.68%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -13.29%

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 18 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -6 41 £413 +20.00% 14
Bracknell +15 27 £463 +336.32% 7
Slough +4 26 £250 -45.95% 7
Maidenhead +1 12 £391 +13.41% 5
Newbury +1 6 £450 +28.57% 3
Windsor - 6 £488 -
Wokingham - 2 £425 - 1
User Experience
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 99 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (22.97%) Wireframes
2 48 (22.97%) Telecoms
3 45 (21.53%) HTML
3 45 (21.53%) Scrum
4 38 (18.18%) CSS
5 37 (17.70%) JavaScript
5 37 (17.70%) Marketing
5 37 (17.70%) User Stories
6 32 (15.31%) Analytics
6 32 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (14.83%) CMS
8 26 (12.44%) Prototyping
8 26 (12.44%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 23 (11.00%) AngularJS
9 23 (11.00%) E-Commerce
9 23 (11.00%) QA
10 22 (10.53%) Content Management
10 22 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (10.53%) Adobe
11 20 (9.57%) Sass
11 20 (9.57%) HTML5
11 20 (9.57%) InVision
12 18 (8.61%) Vue.js
12 18 (8.61%) CSS3
12 18 (8.61%) JIRA
12 18 (8.61%) SEO
13 17 (8.13%) REST
13 17 (8.13%) Mobile App
13 17 (8.13%) React

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 31 (14.83%) CMS
2 14 (6.70%) Confluence
3 7 (3.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (2.87%) Drupal
5 1 (0.48%) Apache
5 1 (0.48%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.48%) nginx
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (9.57%) InVision
2 15 (7.18%) Photoshop
3 11 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (4.78%) UXPin
5 5 (2.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.91%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.44%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.48%) Magento
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.48%) Primavera
4 1 (0.48%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.48%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.48%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.26%) Amazon Kinesis
2 11 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
2 11 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
2 11 (5.26%) Serverless
3 5 (2.39%) SaaS
4 2 (0.96%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.96%) Office 365
4 2 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.48%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.44%) Internet
1 3 (1.44%) SSL
2 2 (0.96%) DNS
2 2 (0.96%) HTTP
2 2 (0.96%) SSH
3 1 (0.48%) BGP
3 1 (0.48%) DECT
3 1 (0.48%) DHCP
3 1 (0.48%) FTP
3 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.48%) LAN
3 1 (0.48%) MPLS
3 1 (0.48%) OSPF
3 1 (0.48%) PBX
3 1 (0.48%) SMTP
3 1 (0.48%) SNMP
3 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.48%) VPN
3 1 (0.48%) WAN
3 1 (0.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (3.35%) Jackrabbit
3 4 (1.91%) Power BI
4 3 (1.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (8.61%) JIRA
2 16 (7.66%) Axure RP
2 16 (7.66%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.22%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.22%) Mercurial
4 4 (1.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (1.44%) webpack
6 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.48%) gulp
6 1 (0.48%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.48%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.48%) Mocha
6 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (22.97%) Telecoms
2 37 (17.70%) Marketing
3 10 (4.78%) Finance
4 8 (3.83%) Retail
5 5 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.44%) Banking
6 3 (1.44%) Legal
7 2 (0.96%) Advertising
7 2 (0.96%) Automotive
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (23.44%) Designer
2 35 (16.75%) UX Designer
3 32 (15.31%) Developer
4 29 (13.88%) Analyst
5 21 (10.05%) Business Analyst
5 21 (10.05%) UI Designer
6 16 (7.66%) Product Owner
7 11 (5.26%) Consultant
7 11 (5.26%) UI/UX Designer
8 9 (4.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (4.31%) User Experience Researcher
9 8 (3.83%) React Developer
10 7 (3.35%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (3.35%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.87%) Mobile Designer
11 6 (2.87%) Mobile UI Designer
11 6 (2.87%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (2.39%) Mobile UI/UX Designer
12 5 (2.39%) Mobile UX Designer
12 5 (2.39%) Senior User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (21.53%) HTML
2 38 (18.18%) CSS
3 23 (11.00%) AngularJS
4 20 (9.57%) HTML5
4 20 (9.57%) Sass
5 18 (8.61%) CSS3
5 18 (8.61%) Vue.js
6 17 (8.13%) React
6 17 (8.13%) REST
7 15 (7.18%) LESS
7 15 (7.18%) Node.js
8 14 (6.70%) Web Services
9 7 (3.35%) JSR 170
9 7 (3.35%) OSGi
10 6 (2.87%) IDoc
11 5 (2.39%) .NET
12 4 (1.91%) D3.js
13 3 (1.44%) SAP PI
14 2 (0.96%) jQuery
14 2 (0.96%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.13%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.70%) Graphic Design
4 12 (5.74%) Analytical Mindset
5 8 (3.83%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.39%) Social Media
7 4 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.91%) PACS
7 4 (1.91%) PMI
8 3 (1.44%) Marketing Technology
8 3 (1.44%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.96%) CMDB
9 2 (0.96%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.48%) DataPower
10 1 (0.48%) FMCG
10 1 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.31%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.35%) Android
3 5 (2.39%) Windows
4 1 (0.48%) Linux
4 1 (0.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (22.97%) Wireframes
3 45 (21.53%) Scrum
4 37 (17.70%) User Stories
5 32 (15.31%) Analytics
6 26 (12.44%) Prototyping
6 26 (12.44%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 23 (11.00%) E-Commerce
8 22 (10.53%) Content Management
8 22 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (8.61%) SEO
10 16 (7.66%) Customer-Centricity
10 16 (7.66%) Data Visualisation
10 16 (7.66%) Functional Testing
10 16 (7.66%) Software Engineering
10 16 (7.66%) TDD
10 16 (7.66%) Visualisation
11 15 (7.18%) OO
11 15 (7.18%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (7.18%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.70%) JavaScript
2 15 (7.18%) Java
3 6 (2.87%) TypeScript
4 5 (2.39%) ABAP
5 3 (1.44%) C#
6 2 (0.96%) C
7 1 (0.48%) C++
7 1 (0.48%) ES6
7 1 (0.48%) Groovy
7 1 (0.48%) PHP
7 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.48%) Python
7 1 (0.48%) Ruby
7 1 (0.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.83%) Degree
3 6 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.39%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.39%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.39%) PMP
5 3 (1.44%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.44%) MBA
6 2 (0.96%) ISEB
7 1 (0.48%) CCDA
7 1 (0.48%) CCNA
7 1 (0.48%) CCVP
7 1 (0.48%) CISA
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.48%) CISSP
7 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.00%) QA
2 6 (2.87%) SLA
3 5 (2.39%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.91%) PMO
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.48%) Nessus
2 1 (0.48%) Nmap
2 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (10.53%) Adobe
2 14 (6.70%) FatWire
3 12 (5.74%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (4.78%) EXTOL
5 7 (3.35%) Remedy
5 7 (3.35%) SAP
5 7 (3.35%) Tableau
6 6 (2.87%) BMC
7 5 (2.39%) Cisco
8 4 (1.91%) IFS
8 4 (1.91%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.91%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.44%) Google
10 2 (0.96%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.48%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.48%) Informatica
11 1 (0.48%) JDA
11 1 (0.48%) Juniper
11 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.48%) Tripwire