Period
to 15 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 15 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 42 32
Rank change year-on-year -29 -10 +20
Contract jobs citing User Experience 57 82 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.67% 4.37% 5.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.60% 16.11% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 59 58
Bristol median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £200 £308 £292
90th Percentile £475 £488 £541
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +3.75% -8.57%

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 Bristol with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 594 509 509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 27.80% 27.15% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 331 374
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +2.00%
10th Percentile £267 £180 £251
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 24
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% -27.84% +38.57%
10th Percentile £24.69 £11.80 £10.73
90th Percentile £62.90 £56.50 £46.23
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £30.50 £27.69
% change year-on-year +34.43% +10.15% -26.16%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Bristol

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Experience in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Bristol

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Bristol over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Bristol

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 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 Bristol region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) Wireframes
3 12 (21.05%) Finance
3 12 (21.05%) HTML
4 10 (17.54%) CSS
4 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.79%) HTML5
6 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
6 8 (14.04%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 7 (12.28%) Scrum
7 7 (12.28%) XML
7 7 (12.28%) Information Architecture
8 6 (10.53%) CSS3
8 6 (10.53%) Usability Testing
8 6 (10.53%) CMS
8 6 (10.53%) Banking
8 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
9 5 (8.77%) Content Management
9 5 (8.77%) Adobe
9 5 (8.77%) Linux
9 5 (8.77%) Web Development
9 5 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
9 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (8.77%) Guerrilla Testing
9 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
9 5 (8.77%) Front End Development
10 4 (7.02%) API Development
10 4 (7.02%) Analytics
10 4 (7.02%) Jenkins

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.53%) CMS
3 3 (5.26%) Confluence
4 2 (3.51%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) Drupal
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) InVision
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.75%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (1.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Intranet
2 3 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) MarkLogic
2 2 (3.51%) MariaDB
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.02%) JIRA
3 3 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.26%) Maven
4 1 (1.75%) Ant
4 1 (1.75%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) German Language
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Designer
2 17 (29.82%) UX Designer
3 8 (14.04%) Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Lead Designer
6 5 (8.77%) Lead UX Designer
7 4 (7.02%) Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) SharePoint Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) UI Designer
8 3 (5.26%) UX Specialist
9 2 (3.51%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Transformation Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) HTML
2 10 (17.54%) CSS
3 9 (15.79%) HTML5
4 7 (12.28%) XML
5 6 (10.53%) CSS3
6 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.02%) React
7 4 (7.02%) Sass
8 3 (5.26%) jQuery
8 3 (5.26%) Node.js
8 3 (5.26%) Spring
8 3 (5.26%) Spring Boot
9 2 (3.51%) .NET Core
9 2 (3.51%) Ajax
9 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.51%) Ionic Framework
9 2 (3.51%) LAMP
9 2 (3.51%) RESTful
9 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.51%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.51%) Robotics
4 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.75%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) Wireframes
3 8 (14.04%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 7 (12.28%) Information Architecture
4 7 (12.28%) Scrum
5 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 6 (10.53%) Usability Testing
6 5 (8.77%) Content Management
6 5 (8.77%) Front End Development
6 5 (8.77%) Guerrilla Testing
6 5 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (8.77%) Web Development
7 4 (7.02%) Analytics
7 4 (7.02%) API Development
7 4 (7.02%) DevOps
7 4 (7.02%) Information Governance
8 3 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.26%) Java
3 2 (3.51%) C#
3 2 (3.51%) PHP
3 2 (3.51%) PHP 5
4 1 (1.75%) ES6
4 1 (1.75%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) R
4 1 (1.75%) SQL
4 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
1 1 (1.75%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Adobe
2 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.75%) Google
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com