Period
to 25 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 45 40
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5 +20
Contract jobs citing User Experience 33 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.47% 2.78% 3.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.18% 9.09% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 18
Cambridge median daily rate £475 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +14.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £330 £312 £325
90th Percentile £575 £480 £488
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £475 £406 £375
% change year-on-year +16.92% +8.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £30.00 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £30.00 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +130.77% - -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 271 198 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 36.67% 30.60% 33.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 112 129
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.38% -5.07% +4.17%
10th Percentile £293 £179 £233
90th Percentile £588 £499 £488
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £435 £362 £375
% change year-on-year +20.08% -3.40% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 18
Cambridge median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +162.30% -61.88%
10th Percentile £17.25 £23.57 £10.09
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.28 £42.88
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -30.00% +63.93% -35.11%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Cambridge

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Cambridge

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Cambridge over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Cambridge

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience in Cambridge

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Cambridge over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for User Experience in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.21%) Prototyping
3 6 (18.18%) Front End Development
3 6 (18.18%) HTML
4 5 (15.15%) CSS
4 5 (15.15%) Retail
4 5 (15.15%) Web Development
4 5 (15.15%) Taxonomies
4 5 (15.15%) Finance
4 5 (15.15%) Scrum
4 5 (15.15%) Budget Control
5 4 (12.12%) Graphic Design
5 4 (12.12%) JIRA
5 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.12%) Windows
5 4 (12.12%) SAP
6 3 (9.09%) Photoshop
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (9.09%) Confluence
6 3 (9.09%) HTML5
6 3 (9.09%) SAP EWM
6 3 (9.09%) CSS3
6 3 (9.09%) User Stories
7 2 (6.06%) Sass
7 2 (6.06%) AngularJS

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP EWM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.03%) SAP PP
2 1 (3.03%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
1 1 (3.03%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.03%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Designer
1 7 (21.21%) Developer
1 7 (21.21%) UX Designer
2 5 (15.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) UI Designer
3 4 (12.12%) UI/UX Designer
4 3 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) SAP EWM Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.03%) Interaction Designer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Designer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (3.03%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) CSS3
3 3 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (6.06%) .NET
4 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.06%) Sass
5 1 (3.03%) D3.js
5 1 (3.03%) Google Chart
5 1 (3.03%) IDoc
5 1 (3.03%) React
5 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Taxonomies
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Graphic Design
3 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Prototyping
3 6 (18.18%) Front End Development
4 5 (15.15%) Budget Control
4 5 (15.15%) Scrum
4 5 (15.15%) Web Development
5 3 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) User Stories
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) ERP
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) MVC
6 2 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.06%) Qualitative Research
6 2 (6.06%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery Management
6 2 (6.06%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) ABAP
2 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) Apple
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Nokia
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow