Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 29 45
Rank change year-on-year -60 +16 +20
Contract jobs citing User Experience 69 230 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.24% 5.52% 3.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.39% 16.86% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 117 60
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £325 £229 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £530
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £48.00 £34.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.13% - -
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -36.00% +5.26% +160.27%

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 934 1,364 1,407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.32% 32.73% 34.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 665 679
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £187 £268 £220
90th Percentile £587 £588 £588
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 53 59
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.25 £13.10 £12.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.98% +3.15% -35.90%
10th Percentile £14.12 £12.00 £10.36
90th Percentile £82.50 £47.50 £43.50
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £20.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year +53.09% - +9.46%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020. 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 -22 16 £450 +5.88% 17
Slough -13 12 £400 +16.36% 7
Bracknell +19 11 £400 -23.81% 2
Maidenhead -2 6 - - 10
Wokingham +6 1 - - 4
Newbury -8 1 - - 3
User Experience
South East

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.43%) User Stories
3 20 (28.99%) Wireframes
4 16 (23.19%) Analytics
5 14 (20.29%) HTML
5 14 (20.29%) CSS
6 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
7 11 (15.94%) CRM
7 11 (15.94%) Product Management
7 11 (15.94%) Mobile App
7 11 (15.94%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 10 (14.49%) Scrum
9 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
9 9 (13.04%) Retail
9 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce
9 9 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (11.59%) Service Management
10 8 (11.59%) Marketing
10 8 (11.59%) JIRA
11 7 (10.14%) CMS
11 7 (10.14%) 3G
11 7 (10.14%) OO
11 7 (10.14%) C
11 7 (10.14%) ITIL
11 7 (10.14%) Sass
11 7 (10.14%) SaaS
11 7 (10.14%) Information Architecture
11 7 (10.14%) 4G
11 7 (10.14%) Sketch
11 7 (10.14%) Problem-Solving

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 7 (10.14%) CMS
2 4 (5.80%) Confluence
3 3 (4.35%) Drupal
3 3 (4.35%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.45%) Headless CMS
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Sketch
2 6 (8.70%) Photoshop
3 4 (5.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (2.90%) UXPin
6 1 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.45%) Chatbot
6 1 (1.45%) Figma
6 1 (1.45%) InVision
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) SaaS
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (4.35%) AWS
2 3 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (4.35%) Firebase
2 3 (4.35%) GCP
2 3 (4.35%) Serverless
3 2 (2.90%) Azure
4 1 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) 3G
1 7 (10.14%) 4G
2 6 (8.70%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (5.80%) VoIP
4 2 (2.90%) Internet
4 2 (2.90%) WAN
4 2 (2.90%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.45%) 2G
5 1 (1.45%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.45%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.45%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (1.45%) LTE
5 1 (1.45%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (1.45%) SMS
5 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (4.35%) BigQuery
2 2 (2.90%) Big Data
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) JIRA
2 5 (7.25%) Axure RP
3 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.35%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.90%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.90%) NeoLoad
5 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (13.04%) Retail
1 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.59%) Marketing
3 4 (5.80%) Automotive
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Finance
4 2 (2.90%) German Language
5 1 (1.45%) Billing
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Analyst
2 15 (21.74%) Designer
3 14 (20.29%) UX Designer
4 13 (18.84%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Digital Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Digital Business Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Product Owner
7 5 (7.25%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Digital Product Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Product Manager
7 5 (7.25%) UX Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Agile Product Owner
8 4 (5.80%) Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) iOS Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Product Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Product Business Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Designer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) CSS
1 14 (20.29%) HTML
2 7 (10.14%) Sass
3 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.80%) CSS3
4 4 (5.80%) HTML5
5 3 (4.35%) LESS
5 3 (4.35%) Node.js
5 3 (4.35%) REST
5 3 (4.35%) Web Services
6 2 (2.90%) Redux
7 1 (1.45%) .NET
7 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.45%) jQuery
7 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.45%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.80%) Graphic Design
2 4 (5.80%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) PMI
4 2 (2.90%) Social Media
5 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.45%) Life Science
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.90%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.43%) User Stories
3 20 (28.99%) Wireframes
4 16 (23.19%) Analytics
5 11 (15.94%) CRM
5 11 (15.94%) Product Management
5 11 (15.94%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 10 (14.49%) Scrum
7 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 9 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (11.59%) Service Management
9 7 (10.14%) Information Architecture
9 7 (10.14%) ITIL
9 7 (10.14%) OO
9 7 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (10.14%) Prototyping
10 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.25%) Acceptance Criteria
11 5 (7.25%) Rapid Prototyping
11 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.14%) C
3 5 (7.25%) TypeScript
4 4 (5.80%) Java
5 1 (1.45%) C#
5 1 (1.45%) C++
5 1 (1.45%) ES6
5 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.45%) Python
5 1 (1.45%) SQL
5 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.45%) VB
5 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.35%) PMP
3 1 (1.45%) CBAP
3 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) IIBA
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.45%) MBA
3 1 (1.45%) MCP
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) Adobe
2 3 (4.35%) AppDynamics
2 3 (4.35%) AppNeta
2 3 (4.35%) Dynatrace
2 3 (4.35%) Google
2 3 (4.35%) Infovista
2 3 (4.35%) Riverbed
2 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds
3 2 (2.90%) Splunk
4 1 (1.45%) Apple
4 1 (1.45%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.45%) EXTOL
4 1 (1.45%) Nokia
4 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) Tableau
4 1 (1.45%) VMware