Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 101 69
Rank change year-on-year +51 -32 +13
Contract jobs citing User Experience 72 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.95% 1.65% 2.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.38% 6.49% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 17 21
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £253 £255 £263
90th Percentile £450 £475 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +7.46% +5.47% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £27.38
% change year-on-year - +64.38% +56.43%

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 538 570 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 29.48% 25.41% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 283 294
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.50% +10.53%
10th Percentile £230 £225 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £549
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 22
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £12.33 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.50 £42.50 £26.11
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £19.15 £21.63
% change year-on-year +82.79% -11.46% +23.57%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +24 41 £388 +10.71% 14
Amersham - 4 £400 - 1
Beaconsfield - 3 £425 -
High Wycombe - 3 £375 - 1
Marlow -2 2 £425 -45.16%
Buckingham - 1 £400 - 1
User Experience
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.94%) HTML
3 22 (30.56%) CSS
4 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (25.00%) Wireframes
5 13 (18.06%) Front End Development
5 13 (18.06%) CSS3
5 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
6 12 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (16.67%) Prototyping
7 11 (15.28%) Test Automation
7 11 (15.28%) Finance
7 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (13.89%) Oracle
8 10 (13.89%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (13.89%) E-Commerce
8 10 (13.89%) Android
8 10 (13.89%) Axure RP
8 10 (13.89%) Apple iOS
8 10 (13.89%) WebSphere
8 10 (13.89%) Mobile App
9 9 (12.50%) BDD
9 9 (12.50%) Demandware
9 9 (12.50%) Web Development
9 9 (12.50%) iPad
9 9 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
9 9 (12.50%) hybris
9 9 (12.50%) Magento
9 9 (12.50%) ATG
10 8 (11.11%) Scrum

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 (13.89%) WebSphere
1 10 (13.89%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (4.17%) Drupal
3 2 (2.78%) CMS
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.39%) Confluence
4 1 (1.39%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) InVision
1 4 (5.56%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) GitHub
2 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.89%) Axure RP
3 6 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (2.78%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.78%) ClearQuest
4 2 (2.78%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.78%) Selenium
5 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Law
3 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.39%) Automotive
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (31.94%) Designer
2 21 (29.17%) Developer
3 20 (27.78%) UX Designer
4 16 (22.22%) UI Designer
5 14 (19.44%) UI/UX Designer
6 11 (15.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (12.50%) UI Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Analyst
8 6 (8.33%) Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) React Developer
8 6 (8.33%) User Experience Consultant
9 5 (6.94%) HTML CSS Developer
9 5 (6.94%) HTML Developer
9 5 (6.94%) JSP Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Business Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Product Owner
11 3 (4.17%) Digital Product Owner
11 3 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (4.17%) Technical Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.94%) HTML
2 22 (30.56%) CSS
3 13 (18.06%) CSS3
4 6 (8.33%) .NET
4 6 (8.33%) HTML5
4 6 (8.33%) React
4 6 (8.33%) React Native
4 6 (8.33%) REST
5 5 (6.94%) GraphQL
5 5 (6.94%) LESS
5 5 (6.94%) SOAP
6 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.78%) Spring
8 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.39%) RESTful
8 1 (1.39%) Web Services
8 1 (1.39%) WinForms
8 1 (1.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Mobile App
2 9 (12.50%) iPad
3 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.78%) Life Science
6 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Android
1 10 (13.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 13 (18.06%) Front End Development
4 12 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (15.28%) Test Automation
6 10 (13.89%) E-Commerce
7 9 (12.50%) BDD
7 9 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
7 9 (12.50%) Web Development
8 8 (11.11%) Scrum
9 7 (9.72%) Data Management
9 7 (9.72%) TDD
10 6 (8.33%) User Stories
11 5 (6.94%) Android Development
11 5 (6.94%) iOS Development
11 5 (6.94%) Web Design
12 4 (5.56%) Benchmarking
12 4 (5.56%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (9.72%) SQL
3 3 (4.17%) C#
3 3 (4.17%) Java
4 2 (2.78%) C
4 2 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) ISEB
1 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) GDPR
2 1 (1.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.78%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Oracle
2 9 (12.50%) ATG
2 9 (12.50%) Demandware
2 9 (12.50%) hybris
3 4 (5.56%) Adobe
4 2 (2.78%) HP
4 2 (2.78%) SAP
4 2 (2.78%) Splunk
5 1 (1.39%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.39%) IBM
5 1 (1.39%) Informatica
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.39%) Xamarin