Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 33 47
Rank change year-on-year -15 +14 +20
Contract jobs citing User Experience 76 90 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.90% 5.32% 3.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.76% 15.87% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 74 42
Bristol median daily rate £375 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +7.94% +21.15%
10th Percentile £308 £288 £313
90th Percentile £488 £534 £438
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -7.50% -8.57% +94.44%

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 515 567 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 26.41% 33.51% 28.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 427 381
Bristol median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £190 £250 £220
90th Percentile £538 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 14
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +40.00% +6.06%
10th Percentile £12.15 £12.00 £12.58
90th Percentile £56.50 £46.38 £45.70
South West median hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +24.53% -29.33% +36.36%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) Finance
3 18 (23.68%) Adobe
4 17 (22.37%) HTML
4 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
4 17 (22.37%) CSS
5 14 (18.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (15.79%) Time Management
7 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
7 10 (13.16%) HTML5
7 10 (13.16%) C#
7 10 (13.16%) Scrum
8 9 (11.84%) TDD
8 9 (11.84%) AngularJS
9 8 (10.53%) Selenium
9 8 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 8 (10.53%) .NET
9 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
9 8 (10.53%) Linux
9 8 (10.53%) Prototyping
9 8 (10.53%) InVision
9 8 (10.53%) Marvel
10 7 (9.21%) Wireframes
10 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET
10 7 (9.21%) MySQL
10 7 (9.21%) HTTP
10 7 (9.21%) RDBMS
10 7 (9.21%) QA
10 7 (9.21%) CSS3
10 7 (9.21%) Public Cloud

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 (10.53%) Marvel
2 6 (7.89%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.58%) CMS
4 3 (3.95%) WordPress
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) Drupal
5 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.32%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.32%) nginx
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (10.53%) InVision
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (5.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.32%) InDesign
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.32%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.32%) Pixate
4 1 (1.32%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) PaaS
2 6 (7.89%) IaaS
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.32%) GitHub
5 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) HTTP
2 6 (7.89%) Firewall
3 2 (2.63%) 2G
3 2 (2.63%) 3G
3 2 (2.63%) GSM
3 2 (2.63%) HSPA
3 2 (2.63%) LTE
3 2 (2.63%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (2.63%) WCDMA
4 1 (1.32%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.32%) Extranet
4 1 (1.32%) Intranet
4 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) MySQL
2 7 (9.21%) RDBMS
2 7 (9.21%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.32%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.32%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.32%) Power BI
5 1 (1.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.53%) Selenium
3 6 (7.89%) JIRA
4 5 (6.58%) Artifactory
4 5 (6.58%) Hudson
5 4 (5.26%) Axure RP
6 3 (3.95%) Android Studio
6 3 (3.95%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.63%) Maven
7 2 (2.63%) TestRail
8 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.32%) Mockito
8 1 (1.32%) MSTest
8 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Marketing
2 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Electronics
4 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Designer
2 19 (25.00%) Developer
3 18 (23.68%) UX Designer
4 9 (11.84%) UI Designer
5 7 (9.21%) UI/UX Designer
6 6 (7.89%) Administrator
6 6 (7.89%) Visual Designer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Architect
8 4 (5.26%) User Researcher
9 3 (3.95%) Android Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Digital Designer
9 3 (3.95%) Digital UX Designer
9 3 (3.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (3.95%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (3.95%) HTML Developer
9 3 (3.95%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) CSS
1 17 (22.37%) HTML
2 10 (13.16%) HTML5
3 9 (11.84%) AngularJS
4 8 (10.53%) .NET
5 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET
5 7 (9.21%) CSS3
6 6 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (7.89%) RESTful
7 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (6.58%) jQuery
8 4 (5.26%) JSON
8 4 (5.26%) REST
8 4 (5.26%) Sass
8 4 (5.26%) WCF
8 4 (5.26%) XHTML
9 3 (3.95%) Backbone.js
9 3 (3.95%) Web Services
9 3 (3.95%) WinForms
9 3 (3.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Public Cloud
2 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.58%) Virtual Team
3 4 (5.26%) W3C
4 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.32%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Linux
2 5 (6.58%) Unix
3 3 (3.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.79%) Time Management
3 10 (13.16%) Scrum
4 9 (11.84%) TDD
5 8 (10.53%) Prototyping
6 7 (9.21%) Wireframes
7 6 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (7.89%) Load Balancing
7 6 (7.89%) Open Source
7 6 (7.89%) Release Management
7 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.58%) BDD
8 5 (6.58%) Kanban
9 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.26%) Front End Development
9 4 (5.26%) Microservices
9 4 (5.26%) MVC
9 4 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
2 10 (13.16%) C#
3 6 (7.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 5 (6.58%) Java
4 5 (6.58%) SQL
5 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.95%) PHP
7 1 (1.32%) C++
7 1 (1.32%) ES6
7 1 (1.32%) Ruby
7 1 (1.32%) Scala
7 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) MySQL Certification
2 3 (3.95%) ISEB
2 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.32%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) WCAG
3 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.32%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Kibana
1 6 (7.89%) logstash
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.32%) HockeyApp
3 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) Adobe
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) HP
3 2 (2.63%) Huawei
3 2 (2.63%) Nokia
3 2 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) Atlassian