Period
to 10 July 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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 59 38
Rank change year-on-year +6 -21 +13
Contract jobs citing User Experience 47 138 188
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.78% 3.23% 4.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.15% 10.57% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 83 88
Median daily rate £416 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.46% +11.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £351 £325 £275
90th Percentile £637 £573 £509
South East median daily rate £425 £440 £420
% change year-on-year -3.41% +4.76% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 - £30.00
10th Percentile £41.75 - £27.50
90th Percentile £45.25 - £32.50
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -55.00% +11.11% +55.17%

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 463 1,305 1,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.36% 30.58% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 591 719
Median daily rate £420 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.78% -1.18%
10th Percentile £231 £275 £220
90th Percentile £608 £588 £588
South East median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 80 41
Median hourly rate £20.95 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.97% +10.00% +8.23%
10th Percentile £17.75 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £47.35 £82.63 £48.75
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.36 £30.00
% change year-on-year +27.49% -25.48% +68.82%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing User Experience as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Berkshire

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing User Experience in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for User Experience in Berkshire

User Experience
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing User Experience in Berkshire over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for User Experience in Berkshire

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing User Experience in Berkshire.

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 10 July 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
Slough +16 11 £435 -8.42% 1
Bracknell +37 10 £375 -33.33% 3
Maidenhead +1 7 - - 1
Reading +12 6 £388 -16.89% 2
Newbury +7 3 £460 +5.14% 1
User Experience
South East

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) Wireframes
3 12 (25.53%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 10 (21.28%) Sketch
5 9 (19.15%) Prototyping
5 9 (19.15%) Analytics
5 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
6 8 (17.02%) Adobe
6 8 (17.02%) Mobile App
7 7 (14.89%) HTML
7 7 (14.89%) Axure RP
8 6 (12.77%) CSS
8 6 (12.77%) Scrum
8 6 (12.77%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (12.77%) User Stories
9 5 (10.64%) CMS
9 5 (10.64%) Retail
9 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
9 5 (10.64%) HTML5
9 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.51%) Marketing
10 4 (8.51%) Project Management
10 4 (8.51%) REST
10 4 (8.51%) CSS3
11 3 (6.38%) Data Analytics
11 3 (6.38%) Shopify
11 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (6.38%) Application Performance Monitoring

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 5 (10.64%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Sketch
2 3 (6.38%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.38%) UXPin
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe XD
3 2 (4.26%) InVision
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (4.26%) AWS
2 2 (4.26%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (4.26%) Serverless
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.13%) Firebase
3 1 (2.13%) GCP
3 1 (2.13%) Google App Maker
3 1 (2.13%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) WAN
1 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.13%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.13%) 4G
2 1 (2.13%) Broadband
2 1 (2.13%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (2.13%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (2.13%) LTE
2 1 (2.13%) Skype
2 1 (2.13%) SMS
2 1 (2.13%) TETRA
2 1 (2.13%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (2.13%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Big Data
1 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.13%) BigQuery
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) Power BI
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Axure RP
2 3 (6.38%) Balsamiq
3 2 (4.26%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.26%) NeoLoad
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.13%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.64%) Retail
1 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Automotive
4 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) German Language
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Designer
2 18 (38.30%) UX Designer
3 8 (17.02%) Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Digital Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Digital Business Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Graphic Designer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Designer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior UX Designer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) UX Developer
8 2 (4.26%) e-Learning Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.26%) UI Designer
8 2 (4.26%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.26%) UI/UX Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) HTML
2 6 (12.77%) CSS
3 5 (10.64%) HTML5
4 4 (8.51%) CSS3
4 4 (8.51%) REST
5 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.26%) .NET
6 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.26%) Node.js
6 2 (4.26%) React
6 2 (4.26%) Web Services
7 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.13%) GraphQL
7 1 (2.13%) Laravel
7 1 (2.13%) LDAP
7 1 (2.13%) LESS
7 1 (2.13%) Next.js
7 1 (2.13%) Redux
7 1 (2.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.26%) e-Learning
2 2 (4.26%) Life Science
2 2 (4.26%) W3C
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) Wireframes
3 12 (25.53%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 9 (19.15%) Analytics
4 9 (19.15%) Prototyping
5 6 (12.77%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (12.77%) Scrum
5 6 (12.77%) User Stories
6 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.51%) Project Management
8 3 (6.38%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.38%) CRM
8 3 (6.38%) Data Analytics
8 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.38%) Open Source
8 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.38%) Product Management
8 3 (6.38%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (6.38%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.26%) C#
2 2 (4.26%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) Google Apps Script
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
3 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) GDPR
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Adobe
2 3 (6.38%) AppDynamics
2 3 (6.38%) AppNeta
2 3 (6.38%) Dynatrace
2 3 (6.38%) Infovista
2 3 (6.38%) Riverbed
2 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Splunk
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.13%) EXTOL
4 1 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Tableau
4 1 (2.13%) Xamarin