Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for User-Centered Design (UCD) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User-Centered Design (UCD) over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

User-Centered Design (UCD)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 135 148
Rank change year-on-year +5 +13 -9
Contract jobs citing User-Centered Design (UCD) 46 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.07% 0.93% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.10% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 18
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £360 £310 £310
90th Percentile £538 £445 £388
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £34.00 - £22.59

User-Centered Design (UCD) is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,662 3,461 3,534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.34% 84.79% 83.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,736 1,808 1,880
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £243 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 110 138
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.28% -20.55% -28.53%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% -4.43%

User-Centered Design (UCD)
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing User-Centered Design (UCD) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for User-Centered Design (UCD) in Berkshire

User-Centered Design (UCD)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User-Centered Design (UCD) in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for User-Centered Design (UCD) in Berkshire

User-Centered Design (UCD)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User-Centered Design (UCD) in Berkshire over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User-Centered Design (UCD) in Berkshire

User-Centered Design (UCD)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User-Centered Design (UCD) in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User-Centered Design (UCD) in Berkshire

User-Centered Design (UCD)
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing User-Centered Design (UCD) in Berkshire over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for User-Centered Design (UCD) in Berkshire

User-Centered Design (UCD)
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-Centered Design (UCD) within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Newbury -2 8 - - 3
Maidenhead +5 7 - -
Reading -8 6 £375 -1.32% 2
Slough -9 1 - -
User-Centered Design (UCD)
South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing User-Centered Design (UCD) 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-Centered Design (UCD).

1 31 (67.39%) User Experience
2 26 (56.52%) Wireframes
3 15 (32.61%) Telecoms
4 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (28.26%) CMS
6 12 (26.09%) Mobile First
7 11 (23.91%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (23.91%) EXTOL
7 11 (23.91%) Information Architecture
8 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
8 9 (19.57%) Axure RP
8 9 (19.57%) HTML
8 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
8 9 (19.57%) CSS
8 9 (19.57%) Prototyping
8 9 (19.57%) UXPin
8 9 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
9 8 (17.39%) Front End Development
9 8 (17.39%) OO
9 8 (17.39%) HTTP
9 8 (17.39%) Content Management
9 8 (17.39%) Web Design
9 8 (17.39%) CSS3
9 8 (17.39%) HTML5
9 8 (17.39%) Rapid Prototyping
9 8 (17.39%) Manual Testing
9 8 (17.39%) jQuery
9 8 (17.39%) Fiddler
10 6 (13.04%) Marketing

User-Centered Design (UCD)
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 13 (28.26%) CMS
2 6 (13.04%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) UXPin
2 6 (13.04%) Photoshop
3 3 (6.52%) InVision
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Axure RP
2 8 (17.39%) Fiddler
General
1 15 (32.61%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.04%) Marketing
3 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Designer
2 17 (36.96%) UX Designer
3 8 (17.39%) Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Digital Designer
3 8 (17.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (17.39%) User Experience Researcher
4 6 (13.04%) Mobile Designer
5 5 (10.87%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 5 (10.87%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior User Experience Researcher
5 5 (10.87%) UI Designer
6 4 (8.70%) Mobile UI Designer
6 4 (8.70%) UI/UX Designer
7 3 (6.52%) Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Mobile UI/UX Designer
7 3 (6.52%) Mobile UX Designer
7 3 (6.52%) Telecoms Developer
7 3 (6.52%) User Experience Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) CSS
1 9 (19.57%) HTML
2 8 (17.39%) CSS3
2 8 (17.39%) HTML5
2 8 (17.39%) jQuery
3 3 (6.52%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (67.39%) User Experience
2 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.87%) Social Media
4 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Android
1 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Wireframes
2 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.09%) Mobile First
4 11 (23.91%) Information Architecture
4 11 (23.91%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (19.57%) Prototyping
5 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
6 8 (17.39%) Content Management
6 8 (17.39%) Front End Development
6 8 (17.39%) Manual Testing
6 8 (17.39%) OO
6 8 (17.39%) Rapid Prototyping
6 8 (17.39%) Web Design
7 6 (13.04%) Analytics
7 6 (13.04%) Scrum
8 5 (10.87%) Campaign Management
8 5 (10.87%) CRM
8 5 (10.87%) Typography
8 5 (10.87%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
1 4 (8.70%) Master's Degree
1 4 (8.70%) MBA
1 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
1 4 (8.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) EXTOL
2 3 (6.52%) Adobe