Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 36 48
Rank change year-on-year +6 +12 +3
Contract jobs citing User Experience 26 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.23% 4.14% 3.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.87% 15.12% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 21
Cambridge median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £308 £335 £355
90th Percentile £504 £473 £488
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £13.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -67.50% -3.61%

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 219 172 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 35.61% 27.39% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 86 160
Cambridge median daily rate £421 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.23% -6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £276 £181 £239
90th Percentile £573 £544 £503
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 15
Cambridge median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +10.71% -8.50%
10th Percentile £12.68 £10.00 £10.09
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.45 £52.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £32.85
% change year-on-year +1.43% -46.73% +31.40%

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 19 July 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

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 10 (38.46%) CSS
4 9 (34.62%) Web Development
5 8 (30.77%) Sass
5 8 (30.77%) MVC
6 7 (26.92%) D3.js
6 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
6 7 (26.92%) Front End Development
7 6 (23.08%) Polymer
7 6 (23.08%) Web Components
7 6 (23.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 6 (23.08%) Bower
7 6 (23.08%) OpenLayers
7 6 (23.08%) Mapbox
7 6 (23.08%) Angular 2
7 6 (23.08%) Predix
7 6 (23.08%) npm
7 6 (23.08%) gulp
7 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (23.08%) LESS
7 6 (23.08%) Node.js
7 6 (23.08%) HTML5 Canvas
7 6 (23.08%) Leaflet
7 6 (23.08%) OWASP
7 6 (23.08%) RESTful
7 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 6 (23.08%) Games
7 6 (23.08%) JSON

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 6 (23.08%) Predix
2 3 (11.54%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (11.54%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.85%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) npm
2 2 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
1 1 (3.85%) Data Lake
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) OLAP
1 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.85%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Bower
1 6 (23.08%) gulp
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 3 (11.54%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (3.85%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (23.08%) Games
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (19.23%) Designer
3 5 (19.23%) UX Designer
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (11.54%) HTML Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Interaction Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Project Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior UX Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) CSS
3 8 (30.77%) Sass
4 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
4 7 (26.92%) D3.js
5 6 (23.08%) Angular 2
5 6 (23.08%) HTML5 Canvas
5 6 (23.08%) jQuery
5 6 (23.08%) JSON
5 6 (23.08%) Leaflet
5 6 (23.08%) LESS
5 6 (23.08%) Node.js
5 6 (23.08%) OpenLayers
5 6 (23.08%) Polymer
5 6 (23.08%) RESTful
5 6 (23.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 6 (23.08%) Web Components
6 3 (11.54%) CSS3
6 3 (11.54%) HTML5
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (15.38%) Graphic Design
2 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Web Development
3 8 (30.77%) MVC
4 7 (26.92%) Front End Development
5 6 (23.08%) OWASP
5 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (19.23%) Software Delivery
7 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) Wireframes
8 3 (11.54%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (11.54%) User Stories
9 2 (7.69%) Campaign Management
9 2 (7.69%) Critical Thinking
9 2 (7.69%) Decision-Making
9 2 (7.69%) Prototyping
9 2 (7.69%) Qualitative Research
9 2 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Mapbox
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe
2 2 (7.69%) HubSpot
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.85%) SAP