Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 62 76
Rank change year-on-year +27 +14 -24
Contract jobs citing User Experience 204 114 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.93% 2.79% 2.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.24% 8.17% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 58 58
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £225 £301 £223
90th Percentile £575 £508 £471
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +9.38% +3.23% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.00 - £28.50
10th Percentile £30.80 - £18.00
90th Percentile £39.70 - £34.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £26.19
% change year-on-year - +71.84% +57.00%

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 1,339 1,396 1,293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.37% 34.13% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 688 644
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £213 £229 £217
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 67 71
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -36.31% -1.88%
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £45.40 £36.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £19.34 £22.50
% change year-on-year +57.70% -14.04% +22.58%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +10 51 £400 +3.23% 15
Bracknell - 28 £488 - 6
Slough +1 22 £250 -45.21% 5
Maidenhead -3 14 £391 -3.69% 1
Newbury -8 8 £363 +3.57% 8
Windsor - 6 £488 - 1
Wokingham - 2 £425 -
User Experience
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (23.04%) Wireframes
3 44 (21.57%) HTML
3 44 (21.57%) JavaScript
4 40 (19.61%) CSS
4 40 (19.61%) Telecoms
5 37 (18.14%) Scrum
5 37 (18.14%) Marketing
6 33 (16.18%) User Stories
7 32 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (14.22%) Analytics
8 29 (14.22%) Prototyping
8 29 (14.22%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 27 (13.24%) AngularJS
9 27 (13.24%) HTML5
10 24 (11.76%) CSS3
11 23 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (11.27%) CMS
12 22 (10.78%) Sass
12 22 (10.78%) React
13 21 (10.29%) LESS
14 19 (9.31%) TDD
14 19 (9.31%) InVision
14 19 (9.31%) Vue.js
15 18 (8.82%) Mobile App
15 18 (8.82%) Content Management
16 17 (8.33%) E-Commerce
16 17 (8.33%) B2B
16 17 (8.33%) Adobe
16 17 (8.33%) Data Visualisation

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 23 (11.27%) CMS
2 12 (5.88%) Confluence
3 9 (4.41%) Drupal
4 3 (1.47%) Liferay
4 3 (1.47%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.98%) Marvel
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.49%) Apache
6 1 (0.49%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (9.31%) InVision
2 11 (5.39%) Photoshop
3 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.41%) UXPin
4 3 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.49%) GIMP
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.96%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.47%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.49%) Magento
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.49%) Primavera
3 1 (0.49%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.49%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.49%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.88%) Serverless
2 10 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.41%) Amazon Kinesis
3 9 (4.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (4.41%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (1.96%) SaaS
5 3 (1.47%) GitHub
5 3 (1.47%) Google Play
5 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.47%) Office 365
6 2 (0.98%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.49%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.49%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.96%) SSL
2 3 (1.47%) BGP
2 3 (1.47%) Bluetooth
2 3 (1.47%) DECT
2 3 (1.47%) Firewall
2 3 (1.47%) FTP
2 3 (1.47%) HTTP
2 3 (1.47%) Internet
2 3 (1.47%) LAN
2 3 (1.47%) MPLS
2 3 (1.47%) NetScreen
2 3 (1.47%) OSPF
2 3 (1.47%) PBX
2 3 (1.47%) SMTP
2 3 (1.47%) SNMP
2 3 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.47%) VPN
2 3 (1.47%) WAN
2 3 (1.47%) Wireless
2 3 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (1.47%) Power BI
2 3 (1.47%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.49%) MarkLogic
4 1 (0.49%) MySQL
4 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (7.35%) JIRA
2 14 (6.86%) Axure RP
2 14 (6.86%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.37%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.37%) Mercurial
4 5 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (1.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.47%) webpack
7 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.49%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.49%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.49%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.49%) Rational Rose
General
1 40 (19.61%) Telecoms
2 37 (18.14%) Marketing
3 11 (5.39%) Finance
4 9 (4.41%) Retail
5 6 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.96%) Advertising
7 3 (1.47%) Legal
8 2 (0.98%) Automotive
8 2 (0.98%) Publishing
9 1 (0.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 48 (23.53%) Designer
2 33 (16.18%) Developer
3 32 (15.69%) UX Designer
4 26 (12.75%) Analyst
5 20 (9.80%) UI Designer
6 18 (8.82%) Business Analyst
7 14 (6.86%) Product Owner
8 12 (5.88%) Consultant
9 10 (4.90%) Delivery Manager
10 9 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (4.41%) UI/UX Designer
10 9 (4.41%) User Experience Researcher
11 8 (3.92%) React Developer
12 7 (3.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 6 (2.94%) Angular Developer
13 6 (2.94%) Mobile Designer
13 6 (2.94%) Mobile UI Designer
13 6 (2.94%) Software Engineer
13 6 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
14 5 (2.45%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (21.57%) HTML
2 40 (19.61%) CSS
3 27 (13.24%) AngularJS
3 27 (13.24%) HTML5
4 24 (11.76%) CSS3
5 22 (10.78%) React
5 22 (10.78%) Sass
6 21 (10.29%) LESS
7 19 (9.31%) Vue.js
8 16 (7.84%) Node.js
8 16 (7.84%) REST
9 15 (7.35%) Web Services
10 11 (5.39%) jQuery
11 9 (4.41%) .NET
12 7 (3.43%) RESTful
13 6 (2.94%) Durandal
13 6 (2.94%) IDoc
13 6 (2.94%) Redux
14 5 (2.45%) Backbone.js
14 5 (2.45%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.88%) Analytical Mindset
3 12 (5.88%) Graphic Design
4 8 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.92%) Social Media
5 6 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.94%) PMI
6 4 (1.96%) NHS
6 4 (1.96%) PACS
7 3 (1.47%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.98%) Replication
9 1 (0.49%) 3D Printing
9 1 (0.49%) CMDB
9 1 (0.49%) FMCG
9 1 (0.49%) Life Science
9 1 (0.49%) Photography
9 1 (0.49%) Robotics
9 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.41%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.43%) Android
3 3 (1.47%) Windows
4 1 (0.49%) Linux
4 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (23.04%) Wireframes
3 37 (18.14%) Scrum
4 33 (16.18%) User Stories
5 29 (14.22%) Analytics
5 29 (14.22%) Prototyping
5 29 (14.22%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 23 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (9.31%) TDD
8 18 (8.82%) Content Management
9 17 (8.33%) B2B
9 17 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
9 17 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 17 (8.33%) Visualisation
10 15 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (7.35%) CRM
10 15 (7.35%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (7.35%) Software Engineering
10 15 (7.35%) Typography
11 14 (6.86%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 44 (21.57%) JavaScript
2 8 (3.92%) Java
3 6 (2.94%) C#
4 5 (2.45%) ABAP
5 2 (0.98%) C
5 2 (0.98%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.49%) Groovy
6 1 (0.49%) PHP
6 1 (0.49%) Ruby
6 1 (0.49%) SQL
6 1 (0.49%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (5.88%) Degree
1 12 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.43%) PMI Certification
2 7 (3.43%) PMP
2 7 (3.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.45%) DV Cleared
3 5 (2.45%) Master's Degree
3 5 (2.45%) MBA
4 3 (1.47%) CCDA
4 3 (1.47%) CCNA
4 3 (1.47%) CCVP
4 3 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.98%) ISEB
5 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.49%) CISA
6 1 (0.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.84%) QA
2 6 (2.94%) PMO
2 6 (2.94%) SLA
3 2 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.49%) Nessus
2 1 (0.49%) Nmap
2 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.49%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (8.33%) Adobe
2 12 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (4.90%) EXTOL
4 9 (4.41%) FatWire
5 7 (3.43%) SAP
5 7 (3.43%) Tableau
6 6 (2.94%) Cisco
7 5 (2.45%) Google
7 5 (2.45%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.45%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.96%) BMC
8 4 (1.96%) IFS
8 4 (1.96%) Remedy
8 4 (1.96%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.47%) Apple
9 3 (1.47%) Avaya
9 3 (1.47%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.47%) Nortel
9 3 (1.47%) Oracle
9 3 (1.47%) Xamarin