Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 71 60
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11 +17
Contract jobs citing User Experience 75 68 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.92% 3.07% 2.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.89% 11.37% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 37
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76% +25.93%
10th Percentile £306 £255 £224
90th Percentile £450 £453 £588
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +40.63% +8.47%

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 540 598 617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 28.26% 27.03% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 283 322
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £219 £225 £230
90th Percentile £550 £574 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 22 25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.80 £16.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.94% +16.07% -
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.13 £9.00
90th Percentile £37.85 £30.68 £36.75
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -21.74% +33.57%

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 2018. 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 +19 51 £388 +3.33% 8
Beaconsfield - 2 £425 -
Marlow -2 1 - - 1
High Wycombe - 1 £408 - 1
User Experience
South East

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

1 42 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.00%) CSS
3 29 (38.67%) HTML
4 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
5 21 (28.00%) Wireframes
6 20 (26.67%) CSS3
7 18 (24.00%) Front End Development
7 18 (24.00%) Finance
8 13 (17.33%) QA
8 13 (17.33%) Web Development
9 12 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (16.00%) Banking
10 11 (14.67%) Scrum
10 11 (14.67%) HTML5
10 11 (14.67%) Sass
11 9 (12.00%) .NET
11 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
11 9 (12.00%) Prototyping
12 8 (10.67%) Axure RP
12 8 (10.67%) User Stories
12 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (10.67%) jQuery
13 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
13 7 (9.33%) LESS
13 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
13 7 (9.33%) Rapid Prototyping
14 6 (8.00%) iPad
14 6 (8.00%) Mobile App
14 6 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 4 (5.33%) Confluence
1 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
1 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (4.00%) CMS
2 3 (4.00%) Drupal
3 2 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.67%) SAS
4 1 (1.33%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) InVision
1 4 (5.33%) UserZoom
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) GitHub
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.67%) Axure RP
3 4 (5.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (5.33%) Grunt
3 4 (5.33%) gulp
3 4 (5.33%) JIRA
4 3 (4.00%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.67%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.67%) ClearQuest
5 2 (2.67%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.67%) Selenium
6 1 (1.33%) webpack
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 12 (16.00%) Banking
3 5 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Law
4 2 (2.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Developer
2 16 (21.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (17.33%) Designer
4 11 (14.67%) UX Designer
5 10 (13.33%) Analyst
6 9 (12.00%) Consultant
6 9 (12.00%) User Experience Consultant
7 8 (10.67%) Business Analyst
7 8 (10.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (9.33%) HTML CSS Developer
8 7 (9.33%) HTML Developer
8 7 (9.33%) UI Designer
9 6 (8.00%) Digital Product Owner
9 6 (8.00%) Product Owner
9 6 (8.00%) Technical Product Owner
10 5 (6.67%) UI/UX Designer
11 4 (5.33%) Fraud Business Analyst
11 4 (5.33%) IT Analyst
11 4 (5.33%) React Developer
11 4 (5.33%) UI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (40.00%) CSS
2 29 (38.67%) HTML
3 20 (26.67%) CSS3
4 11 (14.67%) HTML5
4 11 (14.67%) Sass
5 9 (12.00%) .NET
6 8 (10.67%) jQuery
7 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
7 7 (9.33%) LESS
8 6 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
9 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.67%) React
9 5 (6.67%) XHTML
10 4 (5.33%) Ajax
10 4 (5.33%) React Native
10 4 (5.33%) REST
10 4 (5.33%) Semantic HTML
11 3 (4.00%) GraphQL
11 3 (4.00%) JSLint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) iPad
2 6 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.67%) BBC
3 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Android
1 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.00%) Wireframes
3 18 (24.00%) Front End Development
4 13 (17.33%) Web Development
5 12 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (14.67%) Scrum
7 9 (12.00%) Prototyping
8 8 (10.67%) User Stories
9 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.33%) Rapid Prototyping
9 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.00%) MVC
10 6 (8.00%) TDD
10 6 (8.00%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.67%) Business Analysis
11 5 (6.67%) SOA
12 4 (5.33%) Benchmarking
12 4 (5.33%) OOP
12 4 (5.33%) Usability Testing
12 4 (5.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.00%) C#
3 5 (6.67%) SQL
4 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.00%) Java
5 2 (2.67%) C
5 2 (2.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
1 2 (2.67%) ISEB
1 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.33%) QA
2 4 (5.33%) WCAG
3 1 (1.33%) GDPR
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.33%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 5 (6.67%) IBM
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle
3 3 (4.00%) Adobe
3 3 (4.00%) ATG
3 3 (4.00%) Demandware
3 3 (4.00%) hybris
3 3 (4.00%) Perforce
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.67%) Pega
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
4 2 (2.67%) Twitter
5 1 (1.33%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.33%) HP
5 1 (1.33%) Informatica
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.33%) Splunk
5 1 (1.33%) Xamarin