Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 51 39
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12 +19
Contract jobs citing User Experience 84 63 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.02% 3.32% 4.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.02% 12.40% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 46 65
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £285 £308 £268
90th Percentile £506 £500 £533
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -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 599 508 565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 28.66% 26.75% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 338 438
Bristol median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - -
10th Percentile £273 £220 £231
90th Percentile £525 £538 £564
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 26
Bristol median hourly rate £41.50 £15.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.67% -38.78% +40.00%
10th Percentile £15.48 £12.30 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.75 £49.75 £44.25
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £29.60
% change year-on-year +7.59% +33.45% -24.35%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 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 Bristol region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 36 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.43%) Wireframes
3 17 (20.24%) Finance
3 17 (20.24%) Scrum
3 17 (20.24%) HTML
3 17 (20.24%) CSS
4 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 13 (15.48%) Git (software)
5 13 (15.48%) HTML5
6 11 (13.10%) CSS3
7 10 (11.90%) XML
8 9 (10.71%) Adobe
8 9 (10.71%) Usability Testing
8 9 (10.71%) Banking
8 9 (10.71%) JIRA
8 9 (10.71%) Front End Development
9 8 (9.52%) Prototyping
9 8 (9.52%) Microservices
9 8 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
9 8 (9.52%) Java
9 8 (9.52%) Linux
10 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
10 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
10 7 (8.33%) User Stories
10 7 (8.33%) Information Architecture
10 7 (8.33%) InVision
11 6 (7.14%) Confluence
11 6 (7.14%) Node.js

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 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.14%) CMS
2 6 (7.14%) Confluence
3 4 (4.76%) Marvel
4 2 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (1.19%) Drupal
5 1 (1.19%) JBoss
5 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) InVision
2 4 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.95%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.38%) npm
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.19%) GitHub
5 1 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Firewall
1 4 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) MarkLogic
2 2 (2.38%) DTS
2 2 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (1.19%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.71%) JIRA
3 5 (5.95%) Ant
3 5 (5.95%) Artifactory
3 5 (5.95%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.76%) Maven
5 3 (3.57%) Grunt
5 3 (3.57%) Mocha
6 2 (2.38%) gulp
6 2 (2.38%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.19%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.19%) Selenium
7 1 (1.19%) Subversion
7 1 (1.19%) webpack
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 9 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Legal
3 2 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.19%) German Language
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (32.14%) Designer
2 24 (28.57%) UX Designer
3 19 (22.62%) Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Consultant
5 6 (7.14%) Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (7.14%) UI Designer
6 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Lead Designer
7 4 (4.76%) React Developer
7 4 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) UI Developer
7 4 (4.76%) UI/UX Designer
7 4 (4.76%) User Experience Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Digital Business Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.24%) CSS
1 17 (20.24%) HTML
2 13 (15.48%) HTML5
3 11 (13.10%) CSS3
4 10 (11.90%) XML
5 6 (7.14%) Node.js
5 6 (7.14%) React
6 5 (5.95%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.95%) DHTML
6 5 (5.95%) Sass
7 4 (4.76%) Spring
7 4 (4.76%) Spring Boot
8 3 (3.57%) XHTML
9 2 (2.38%) Ajax
9 2 (2.38%) Backbone.js
9 2 (2.38%) jQuery
9 2 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.38%) LAMP
9 2 (2.38%) Laravel
9 2 (2.38%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.38%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (1.19%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Linux
2 4 (4.76%) CentOS
3 2 (2.38%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.43%) Wireframes
3 17 (20.24%) Scrum
4 9 (10.71%) Front End Development
4 9 (10.71%) Usability Testing
5 8 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 8 (9.52%) Microservices
5 8 (9.52%) Prototyping
6 7 (8.33%) Information Architecture
6 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 7 (8.33%) User Stories
7 6 (7.14%) DevOps
8 5 (5.95%) Content Management
8 5 (5.95%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (5.95%) Guerrilla Testing
8 5 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
2 8 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (2.38%) PHP
3 2 (2.38%) PHP 5
3 2 (2.38%) Python
3 2 (2.38%) Ruby
4 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.19%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) C++
4 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) Salt
2 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) Adobe
2 4 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.19%) Google
3 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com