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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 50 42 40
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +7
Contract jobs citing User Experience 27 9 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.26% 1.82% 3.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.92% 7.63% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 15
10th Percentile £399 £379 £395
25th Percentile £413 £408 £428
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £550
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +8.37%
75th Percentile £725 £488 £588
90th Percentile £763 £503 £600
East of England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.74%

User Experience is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 209 118 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 25.24% 23.84% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 79 100
10th Percentile £215 £140 £250
25th Percentile £413 £311 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £400 £500
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £575 £476 £575
90th Percentile £683 £590 £639
East of England median daily rate £475 £400 £428
% change year-on-year +18.75% -6.54% -4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 16
10th Percentile £13.05 £12.25 £15.23
25th Percentile £14.25 £15.03 £16.56
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.96 £17.10
Median % change year-on-year -14.50% -0.82% -7.57%
75th Percentile £15.94 £46.00 £18.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £57.75 £33.50
East of England median hourly rate £28.93 £31.00 £21.57
% change year-on-year -6.69% +43.72% +36.95%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing User Experience as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Cambridgeshire

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing User Experience in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for User Experience in Cambridgeshire

User Experience
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing User Experience in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for User Experience in Cambridgeshire

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing User Experience in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for User Experience in Cambridgeshire

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridge +8 27 £500 +14.29% 12
User Experience
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 12 (44.44%) Agile
2 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) UX Design
3 7 (25.93%) Degree
3 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
4 6 (22.22%) Scrum
4 6 (22.22%) React
4 6 (22.22%) Prototyping
4 6 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
4 6 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (22.22%) Figma
5 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (18.52%) XAML
5 5 (18.52%) C#
5 5 (18.52%) .NET
5 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
5 5 (18.52%) WPF
5 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
6 4 (14.81%) Requirements Management
6 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) WCF
6 4 (14.81%) RESTful
6 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
6 4 (14.81%) Linux
6 4 (14.81%) PhD
6 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (14.81%) Validation
6 4 (14.81%) Wireframes
6 4 (14.81%) .NET Core

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Figma
2 3 (11.11%) AWS
2 3 (11.11%) GCP
3 2 (7.41%) Azure
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.70%) Gerrit
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (11.11%) Social Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Designer
2 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) UX Designer
3 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Web Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) User Experience Researcher
5 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C# GUI Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Change Coordinator
5 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Site Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) React
2 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
2 5 (18.52%) WPF
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Core
3 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
3 4 (14.81%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 4 (14.81%) RESTful
3 4 (14.81%) WCF
4 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile
2 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) UX Design
3 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
4 6 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
4 6 (22.22%) Prototyping
4 6 (22.22%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) MVVM
6 4 (14.81%) Requirements Management
6 4 (14.81%) Validation
6 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
6 4 (14.81%) Wireframes
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Journey Map
7 3 (11.11%) Microservices
7 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C#
1 5 (18.52%) XAML
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Scala
2 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
3 1 (3.70%) Bash
3 1 (3.70%) Go
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (14.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
1 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat