Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 49 62
Rank change year-on-year +17 +13 -2
Contract jobs citing User Experience 84 58 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.87% 3.50% 2.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.81% 12.98% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 35 40
Bristol median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £274
90th Percentile £525 £555 £501
South West median daily rate £400 £404 £375
% change year-on-year -0.99% +7.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £39.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year - -6.51% -55.53%

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 424 447 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 24.59% 27.01% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 321 389
Bristol median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £251 £242
90th Percentile £525 £525 £528
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 18
Bristol median hourly rate £27.50 £16.18 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.96% -56.85% +17.19%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.70 £44.63 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year +0.61% +3.16% +21.54%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 32 (38.10%) HTML
1 32 (38.10%) Finance
2 28 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 24 (28.57%) CSS
4 20 (23.81%) Adobe
5 19 (22.62%) HTML5
5 19 (22.62%) Prototyping
6 18 (21.43%) CSS3
6 18 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 18 (21.43%) Scrum
7 17 (20.24%) InVision
8 16 (19.05%) Marvel
8 16 (19.05%) Front End Development
9 15 (17.86%) Git (software)
9 15 (17.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 13 (15.48%) Banking
10 13 (15.48%) Unit Testing
10 13 (15.48%) Microservices
11 12 (14.29%) React
11 12 (14.29%) JIRA
11 12 (14.29%) TDD
12 11 (13.10%) TeamCity
12 11 (13.10%) XML
12 11 (13.10%) Ant
12 11 (13.10%) DHTML
12 11 (13.10%) Typography
12 11 (13.10%) Artifactory
13 10 (11.90%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (10.71%) Confluence

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 16 (19.05%) Marvel
2 9 (10.71%) Confluence
3 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (1.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 18 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 17 (20.24%) InVision
3 15 (17.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.19%) InDesign
5 1 (1.19%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.19%) Pixate
5 1 (1.19%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.38%) Heroku
3 2 (2.38%) npm
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) GitHub
4 1 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) DNS
1 2 (2.38%) Firewall
1 2 (2.38%) HTTP
1 2 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) DB2
2 4 (4.76%) DTS
2 4 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.29%) JIRA
3 11 (13.10%) Ant
3 11 (13.10%) Artifactory
3 11 (13.10%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.76%) Maven
4 4 (4.76%) Mocha
5 3 (3.57%) Grunt
6 2 (2.38%) gulp
6 2 (2.38%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.38%) JMeter
6 2 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.38%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.38%) Selenium
6 2 (2.38%) WebPagetest
7 1 (1.19%) Subversion
7 1 (1.19%) webpack
General
1 32 (38.10%) Finance
2 13 (15.48%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Legal
4 3 (3.57%) Marketing
5 2 (2.38%) Back Office
5 2 (2.38%) Front Office
5 2 (2.38%) Law
6 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 40 (47.62%) Designer
2 32 (38.10%) UX Designer
3 27 (32.14%) Developer
4 13 (15.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (10.71%) Interaction Designer
6 5 (5.95%) React Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Designer
6 5 (5.95%) UI Designer
7 4 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Applications Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Senior UI Designer
8 3 (3.57%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.57%) User Experience Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) User Researcher
8 3 (3.57%) UX Developer
9 2 (2.38%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (38.10%) HTML
2 24 (28.57%) CSS
3 19 (22.62%) HTML5
4 18 (21.43%) CSS3
5 12 (14.29%) React
6 11 (13.10%) DHTML
6 11 (13.10%) XML
7 8 (9.52%) AngularJS
8 6 (7.14%) REST
8 6 (7.14%) Web Services
9 5 (5.95%) Hibernate
9 5 (5.95%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (5.95%) Node.js
9 5 (5.95%) SOAP
10 4 (4.76%) .NET
10 4 (4.76%) JMS
10 4 (4.76%) JSP
10 4 (4.76%) RESTful
10 4 (4.76%) Spring
10 4 (4.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.57%) Robotics
2 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Unix
2 4 (4.76%) Windows
3 2 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Android
4 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.62%) Prototyping
3 18 (21.43%) Scrum
4 16 (19.05%) Front End Development
5 13 (15.48%) Microservices
5 13 (15.48%) Unit Testing
6 12 (14.29%) TDD
7 11 (13.10%) Typography
8 10 (11.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (9.52%) Wireframes
10 7 (8.33%) BDD
11 6 (7.14%) DevOps
11 6 (7.14%) Kanban
12 5 (5.95%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (5.95%) Usability Testing
13 4 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (4.76%) Software Engineering
13 4 (4.76%) User Stories
14 3 (3.57%) ArchiMate
14 3 (3.57%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (9.52%) Java
3 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.95%) SQL
4 4 (4.76%) C#
4 4 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.57%) ES6
6 2 (2.38%) Go
6 2 (2.38%) Python
6 2 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
1 3 (3.57%) ISEB
1 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
1 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Nagios
1 2 (2.38%) Opsview
2 1 (1.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) Salt
2 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) Adobe
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.38%) AppDynamics
4 2 (2.38%) Google
5 1 (1.19%) SAP