Period
to 21 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 21 March 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 56 50
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6 +22
Contract jobs citing User Experience 55 77 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.71% 3.55% 3.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.73% 14.84% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 25
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £258 £255 £263
90th Percentile £583 £464 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £375
% change year-on-year +5.42% +10.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £60.00 -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +265.38% -68.10%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 469 519 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 31.67% 23.93% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 295 294
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.18% +5.47%
10th Percentile £207 £190 £218
90th Percentile £567 £538 £548
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 21 23
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £26.87 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.00% +62.82% +2.39%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.75 £11.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £18.75 £24.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year -24.62% +42.14% -27.08%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Buckinghamshire

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Buckinghamshire

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Buckinghamshire

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience in Buckinghamshire

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 March 2019. 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
Milton Keynes -3 22 £400 +14.29% 21
Beaconsfield - 16 £525 -
High Wycombe +3 9 £304 -13.21% 1
Aylesbury -2 2 £270 -16.92%
Buckingham - 1 £400 - 3
User Experience
South East

For the 6 months to 21 March 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
3 18 (32.73%) Web Development
4 16 (29.09%) SQL
5 15 (27.27%) REST
6 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
7 12 (21.82%) Rapid Prototyping
7 12 (21.82%) GitHub
7 12 (21.82%) Mobile App
7 12 (21.82%) SOAP
7 12 (21.82%) Data Structures
7 12 (21.82%) React
7 12 (21.82%) React Native
7 12 (21.82%) GraphQL
7 12 (21.82%) Prototyping
8 10 (18.18%) Front End Development
8 10 (18.18%) HTML
8 10 (18.18%) CSS
9 8 (14.55%) Degree
9 8 (14.55%) Node.js
10 7 (12.73%) Workflow
10 7 (12.73%) Manufacturing
10 7 (12.73%) C#
10 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
10 7 (12.73%) .NET
10 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
10 7 (12.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (12.73%) CSS3
10 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (12.73%) HTML5

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (10.91%) Drupal
2 3 (5.45%) Confluence
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (7.27%) InVision
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) GitHub
2 5 (9.09%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) Selenium
3 3 (5.45%) Bitbucket
3 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.45%) JIRA
3 3 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (12.73%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Retail
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Automotive
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (60.00%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Designer
3 8 (14.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (14.55%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (14.55%) UI Designer
3 8 (14.55%) UI/UX Designer
3 8 (14.55%) UX Designer
3 8 (14.55%) Web Developer
4 7 (12.73%) React Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Angular Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Xamarin Developer
7 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Lead Tester
7 4 (7.27%) QA Leader
7 4 (7.27%) QA Tester
7 4 (7.27%) Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Junior
8 3 (5.45%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) REST
2 12 (21.82%) GraphQL
2 12 (21.82%) React
2 12 (21.82%) React Native
2 12 (21.82%) SOAP
3 10 (18.18%) CSS
3 10 (18.18%) HTML
4 8 (14.55%) Node.js
5 7 (12.73%) .NET
5 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
5 7 (12.73%) CSS3
5 7 (12.73%) HTML5
5 7 (12.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (5.45%) JSON
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.64%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Data Structures
1 12 (21.82%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.82%) iPad
3 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Android
2 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Web Development
3 12 (21.82%) Prototyping
3 12 (21.82%) Rapid Prototyping
4 10 (18.18%) Front End Development
5 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.73%) Workflow
6 6 (10.91%) Analytics
7 5 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Development
7 5 (9.09%) Data Management
7 5 (9.09%) Open Source
7 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.09%) Wireframes
8 4 (7.27%) Backtesting
8 4 (7.27%) BDD
8 4 (7.27%) Microservices
8 4 (7.27%) Mobile Development
8 4 (7.27%) MVC
8 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
2 16 (29.09%) SQL
3 7 (12.73%) C#
4 6 (10.91%) Java
5 3 (5.45%) Bourne shell
5 3 (5.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Adobe
1 5 (9.09%) Google
1 5 (9.09%) Hotjar
1 5 (9.09%) Xamarin
2 3 (5.45%) Apple
2 3 (5.45%) Yahoo!
3 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) ATG
4 1 (1.82%) Demandware
4 1 (1.82%) hybris
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle