Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 94 71
Rank change year-on-year +44 -23 +7
Contract jobs citing User Experience 69 45 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.10% 1.89% 2.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.24% 8.17% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 21
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £332 £251 £263
90th Percentile £583 £393 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £60.00 -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £26.19
% change year-on-year - +71.84% +57.00%

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 521 551 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 30.96% 23.15% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 288 280
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £408 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £232 £213 £220
90th Percentile £575 £532 £538
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 27
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33% +5.67%
10th Percentile £13.93 £12.60 £9.74
90th Percentile £39.00 £52.25 £39.25
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £19.34 £21.50
% change year-on-year +8.58% -10.05% +15.02%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +17 28 £400 +33.33% 6
Beaconsfield - 13 £525 -
High Wycombe - 5 £408 -
Amersham - 4 £400 -
Aylesbury +2 2 £270 +16.13%
Marlow - 2 £425 -
Buckingham - 1 £400 - 1
User Experience
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 44 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
3 20 (28.99%) HTML
4 19 (27.54%) CSS
4 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
5 16 (23.19%) Web Development
6 15 (21.74%) Mobile App
6 15 (21.74%) Prototyping
7 14 (20.29%) SQL
7 14 (20.29%) Finance
8 13 (18.84%) Test Automation
8 13 (18.84%) REST
8 13 (18.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (17.39%) Front End Development
9 12 (17.39%) Rapid Prototyping
10 11 (15.94%) BDD
10 11 (15.94%) SOAP
10 11 (15.94%) React Native
10 11 (15.94%) React
11 10 (14.49%) Data Structures
11 10 (14.49%) GraphQL
11 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
11 10 (14.49%) Oracle
11 10 (14.49%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (14.49%) Data Management
11 10 (14.49%) WebSphere
11 10 (14.49%) CSS3
11 10 (14.49%) GitHub
12 9 (13.04%) Demandware
12 9 (13.04%) hybris

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 10 (14.49%) WebSphere
1 10 (14.49%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.90%) Confluence
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) InVision
1 1 (1.45%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) GitHub
2 1 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) Axure RP
3 5 (7.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (5.80%) Selenium
5 2 (2.90%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.90%) JIRA
5 2 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Banking
2 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.45%) Automotive
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (42.03%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) Designer
3 15 (21.74%) JavaScript Developer
3 15 (21.74%) UI Designer
3 15 (21.74%) UX Designer
4 13 (18.84%) UI/UX Designer
5 11 (15.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (13.04%) React Developer
6 9 (13.04%) UI Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Web Developer
8 5 (7.25%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (7.25%) HTML Developer
8 5 (7.25%) JSP Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Lead Tester
9 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.80%) QA Leader
9 4 (5.80%) QA Tester
9 4 (5.80%) Tester
9 4 (5.80%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) HTML
2 19 (27.54%) CSS
3 13 (18.84%) REST
4 11 (15.94%) React
4 11 (15.94%) React Native
4 11 (15.94%) SOAP
5 10 (14.49%) CSS3
5 10 (14.49%) GraphQL
6 5 (7.25%) .NET
6 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
6 5 (7.25%) HTML5
6 5 (7.25%) LESS
7 3 (4.35%) Node.js
8 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.90%) JSON
9 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.45%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.45%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 10 (14.49%) Data Structures
3 9 (13.04%) iPad
4 4 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.90%) Life Science
6 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Android
2 8 (11.59%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.19%) Web Development
3 15 (21.74%) Prototyping
4 13 (18.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (18.84%) Test Automation
5 12 (17.39%) Front End Development
5 12 (17.39%) Rapid Prototyping
6 11 (15.94%) BDD
7 10 (14.49%) Data Management
7 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
8 8 (11.59%) Scrum
9 7 (10.14%) TDD
9 7 (10.14%) Wireframes
10 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.25%) Web Design
12 4 (5.80%) B2C
12 4 (5.80%) Project Management
12 4 (5.80%) SEO
12 4 (5.80%) Software Testing
12 4 (5.80%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
2 14 (20.29%) SQL
3 4 (5.80%) C#
4 2 (2.90%) Bourne shell
4 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) GDPR
2 1 (1.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle
2 9 (13.04%) ATG
2 9 (13.04%) Demandware
2 9 (13.04%) hybris
3 4 (5.80%) Xamarin
4 3 (4.35%) Adobe
5 2 (2.90%) HP
5 2 (2.90%) SAP
5 2 (2.90%) Splunk
6 1 (1.45%) IBM
6 1 (1.45%) Informatica
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat