Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 42 50
Rank change year-on-year -18 +8 +24
Contract jobs citing User Experience 74 89 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.56% 4.57% 3.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.65% 14.64% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 52
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £234
90th Percentile £450 £538 £588
South East median daily rate £420 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +15.07% -2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £13.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +246.15% -66.67% +73.33%

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 542 608 629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 26.08% 31.21% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 299 327
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £210 £215 £231
90th Percentile £550 £544 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £392
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.04% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 20
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.62 £15.50 £16.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.66% -3.40% +6.97%
10th Percentile £10.76 £11.06 £10.12
90th Percentile £48.00 £32.55 £38.80
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +81.82% -28.26% +39.39%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -15 50 £381 +1.67% 10
Aylesbury +3 4 £325 -7.14% 7
High Wycombe -2 2 £350 +3.70%
Marlow -1 1 - - 1
User Experience
South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (50.00%) CSS
3 35 (47.30%) HTML
4 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
5 26 (35.14%) Wireframes
6 25 (33.78%) CSS3
7 24 (32.43%) HTML5
8 22 (29.73%) Front End Development
9 20 (27.03%) Web Development
10 16 (21.62%) Sass
10 16 (21.62%) AngularJS
11 15 (20.27%) jQuery
12 14 (18.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (14.86%) Banking
13 11 (14.86%) MVC
13 11 (14.86%) Finance
14 10 (13.51%) .NET
14 10 (13.51%) QA
15 9 (12.16%) Adobe
15 9 (12.16%) Scrum
16 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET
17 7 (9.46%) XHTML
17 7 (9.46%) C#
17 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC
17 7 (9.46%) Android
17 7 (9.46%) Apple iOS
17 7 (9.46%) Mobile App
17 7 (9.46%) LESS
17 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
18 6 (8.11%) gulp

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 (5.41%) Confluence
2 3 (4.05%) CMS
3 2 (2.70%) SAS
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.05%) InVision
3 3 (4.05%) UserZoom
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.35%) GIMP
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) MySQL
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Axure RP
1 6 (8.11%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.11%) gulp
2 5 (6.76%) Grunt
3 4 (5.41%) JIRA
4 3 (4.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (4.05%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.35%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.35%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.35%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.35%) Selenium
5 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.35%) webpack
5 1 (1.35%) Xcode
General
1 11 (14.86%) Banking
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Retail
3 4 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Law
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (36.49%) Developer
2 21 (28.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (22.97%) Designer
4 14 (18.92%) UI Designer
5 10 (13.51%) UX Designer
6 8 (10.81%) Analyst
7 7 (9.46%) HTML Developer
7 7 (9.46%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (9.46%) UI/UX Designer
8 6 (8.11%) Business Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Digital Product Owner
8 6 (8.11%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Product Owner
8 6 (8.11%) Technical Product Owner
8 6 (8.11%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Consultant
9 5 (6.76%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (6.76%) User Experience Consultant
10 4 (5.41%) Senior Designer
10 4 (5.41%) Senior UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (50.00%) CSS
2 35 (47.30%) HTML
3 25 (33.78%) CSS3
4 24 (32.43%) HTML5
5 16 (21.62%) AngularJS
5 16 (21.62%) Sass
6 15 (20.27%) jQuery
7 14 (18.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (13.51%) .NET
9 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET
10 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (9.46%) LESS
10 7 (9.46%) XHTML
11 6 (8.11%) Ajax
12 5 (6.76%) Semantic HTML
13 4 (5.41%) Material Design
13 4 (5.41%) Node.js
14 3 (4.05%) JSLint
14 3 (4.05%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (4.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.46%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.41%) Graphic Design
2 4 (5.41%) iPhone
3 3 (4.05%) iPad
4 2 (2.70%) BBC
5 1 (1.35%) Animation
5 1 (1.35%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.35%) Fintech
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.35%) Social Media
5 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.35%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Android
1 7 (9.46%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.14%) Wireframes
3 22 (29.73%) Front End Development
4 20 (27.03%) Web Development
5 11 (14.86%) MVC
6 9 (12.16%) Scrum
7 6 (8.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 6 (8.11%) User Stories
8 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.76%) TDD
8 5 (6.76%) Web Design
8 5 (6.76%) Workflow
9 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.41%) Fraud Detection
9 4 (5.41%) SOA
9 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.05%) Case Management
10 3 (4.05%) Ethnography
10 3 (4.05%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 7 (9.46%) C#
3 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.05%) PHP
4 2 (2.70%) Java
4 2 (2.70%) SQL
5 1 (1.35%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.35%) C
5 1 (1.35%) C++
5 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.35%) ISEB
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) WCAG
3 1 (1.35%) PMO
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Adobe
2 5 (6.76%) Apple
2 5 (6.76%) IBM
3 3 (4.05%) Perforce
3 3 (4.05%) Twitter
4 2 (2.70%) Pega
4 2 (2.70%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.35%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.35%) hybris
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.35%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Sencha