Period
to 22 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 22 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 43 46
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +18
Contract jobs citing User Experience 347 337 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.96% 4.91% 5.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.47% 11.19% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 238 271
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.20% +5.45%
10th Percentile £300 £315 £319
90th Percentile £625 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% - -17.46%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.50 £18.50
90th Percentile £59.38 £21.50 £21.50
Central London median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% - -17.46%

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,026 3,012 2,777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.22% 43.91% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,354 2,325 2,199
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £306 £320 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £669
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 36 32
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.85 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.67% +9.74% -8.80%
10th Percentile £13.16 £12.64 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.09 £33.25 £82.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -12.50%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in the City of London

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in the City of London

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in the City of London

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience in the City of London

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for User Experience in the City of London

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 22 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
Moorgate -11 3 £475 -9.52%
London Bridge - 2 £500 -
User Experience
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 151 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (33.72%) Finance
3 114 (32.85%) JavaScript
4 106 (30.55%) CSS
5 103 (29.68%) HTML
6 68 (19.60%) TDD
7 63 (18.16%) Wireframes
8 61 (17.58%) Front End Development
9 53 (15.27%) AngularJS
10 51 (14.70%) Degree
11 50 (14.41%) HTML5
11 50 (14.41%) Banking
11 50 (14.41%) React
12 45 (12.97%) Scrum
13 43 (12.39%) Git (software)
14 40 (11.53%) Mobile App
14 40 (11.53%) Prototyping
15 39 (11.24%) CSS3
16 35 (10.09%) Sass
16 35 (10.09%) Visualisation
16 35 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
16 35 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
17 34 (9.80%) Adobe
18 33 (9.51%) Java
18 33 (9.51%) MVC
19 31 (8.93%) Microsoft
19 31 (8.93%) BDD
20 29 (8.36%) TypeScript
20 29 (8.36%) Node.js
20 29 (8.36%) Analytics

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 21 (6.05%) CMS
2 10 (2.88%) Confluence
3 9 (2.59%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.73%) Drupal
4 6 (1.73%) WordPress
5 4 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.58%) Marvel
6 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.29%) Mule
7 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (7.20%) InVision
2 21 (6.05%) Photoshop
3 18 (5.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (4.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 13 (3.75%) OmniGraffle
6 9 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (1.73%) InDesign
8 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (0.58%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.29%) Flinto
10 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.29%) Moqups
10 1 (0.29%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.17%) Office 365
4 8 (2.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 7 (2.02%) npm
5 7 (2.02%) SaaS
6 6 (1.73%) GitHub
7 5 (1.44%) Heroku
7 5 (1.44%) Serverless
7 5 (1.44%) Yarn
8 4 (1.15%) Google Analytics
8 4 (1.15%) IaaS
9 3 (0.86%) PaaS
10 2 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.58%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.58%) Slack
11 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.29%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.17%) Internet
2 9 (2.59%) Skype
3 6 (1.73%) Telepresence
4 5 (1.44%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (1.44%) Firewall
5 4 (1.15%) HTTP
6 3 (0.86%) LAN
7 2 (0.58%) DHCP
7 2 (0.58%) DNS
7 2 (0.58%) Intranet
7 2 (0.58%) SMS
7 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.58%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.58%) WAN
8 1 (0.29%) IMAP
8 1 (0.29%) Network Security
8 1 (0.29%) SAN
8 1 (0.29%) SMTP
8 1 (0.29%) WAAS
8 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.88%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.15%) MongoDB
2 4 (1.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.86%) Big Data
3 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (0.58%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.58%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.58%) MarkLogic
4 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.29%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.29%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.29%) Power BI
5 1 (0.29%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.29%) QlikView
5 1 (0.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 43 (12.39%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.92%) Axure RP
3 23 (6.63%) JIRA
4 16 (4.61%) webpack
5 13 (3.75%) JUnit
5 13 (3.75%) Selenium
6 11 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 11 (3.17%) Mockito
7 8 (2.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 8 (2.31%) gulp
8 7 (2.02%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.73%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.44%) Babel
11 4 (1.15%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.15%) Grunt
11 4 (1.15%) Maven
12 3 (0.86%) CircleCI
12 3 (0.86%) Gradle
12 3 (0.86%) jMock
12 3 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 117 (33.72%) Finance
2 50 (14.41%) Banking
3 23 (6.63%) Marketing
4 18 (5.19%) Back Office
5 16 (4.61%) Investment Banking
6 12 (3.46%) Games
6 12 (3.46%) Retail
7 9 (2.59%) Publishing
8 7 (2.02%) Advertising
9 6 (1.73%) Front Office
10 4 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.58%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.58%) Legal
11 2 (0.58%) Social Science
11 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.29%) Automotive
12 1 (0.29%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.29%) Law
12 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (34.58%) Developer
2 99 (28.53%) Designer
3 74 (21.33%) UX Designer
4 46 (13.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 35 (10.09%) UI Designer
6 30 (8.65%) UI/UX Designer
7 24 (6.92%) Analyst
8 20 (5.76%) React Developer
9 19 (5.48%) Senior Developer
10 17 (4.90%) Full Stack Developer
10 17 (4.90%) Java Developer
11 15 (4.32%) Lead Developer
12 14 (4.03%) Angular Developer
12 14 (4.03%) Service Analyst
13 13 (3.75%) Service Desk Analyst
14 12 (3.46%) Architect
14 12 (3.46%) JavaScript Developer
15 11 (3.17%) PHP Developer
16 10 (2.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 10 (2.88%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (30.55%) CSS
2 103 (29.68%) HTML
3 53 (15.27%) AngularJS
4 50 (14.41%) HTML5
4 50 (14.41%) React
5 39 (11.24%) CSS3
6 35 (10.09%) Sass
7 29 (8.36%) Node.js
7 29 (8.36%) RESTful
8 26 (7.49%) REST
9 21 (6.05%) Redux
10 20 (5.76%) LESS
11 18 (5.19%) Ajax
12 16 (4.61%) jQuery
12 16 (4.61%) Spring
13 14 (4.03%) JSON
14 12 (3.46%) LAMP
15 11 (3.17%) .NET
15 11 (3.17%) Hibernate
15 11 (3.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.53%) Mobile App
2 35 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (8.07%) Fintech
4 23 (6.63%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.03%) Data Structures
6 12 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.88%) iPad
8 7 (2.02%) Graphic Design
8 7 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.02%) Video\Live Streaming
8 7 (2.02%) W3C
9 6 (1.73%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.73%) Smartcard
9 6 (1.73%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.73%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.44%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.44%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.15%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.15%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.78%) Apple iOS
2 20 (5.76%) Android
2 20 (5.76%) Windows
3 17 (4.90%) Linux
4 16 (4.61%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.88%) Windows 8
6 9 (2.59%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.73%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.15%) Unix
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (19.60%) TDD
3 63 (18.16%) Wireframes
4 61 (17.58%) Front End Development
5 45 (12.97%) Scrum
6 40 (11.53%) Prototyping
7 35 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (10.09%) Visualisation
8 33 (9.51%) MVC
9 31 (8.93%) BDD
10 29 (8.36%) Analytics
11 28 (8.07%) Web Development
12 27 (7.78%) Kanban
13 26 (7.49%) Project Management
14 22 (6.34%) Data Visualisation
15 21 (6.05%) ITIL
15 21 (6.05%) SEO
15 21 (6.05%) Software Engineering
16 20 (5.76%) Responsive Web Design
16 20 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (32.85%) JavaScript
2 33 (9.51%) Java
3 29 (8.36%) TypeScript
4 21 (6.05%) ES6
5 19 (5.48%) PHP
6 17 (4.90%) C#
7 16 (4.61%) Python
8 12 (3.46%) Java 8
9 10 (2.88%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.31%) SQL
11 6 (1.73%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.44%) C++
12 5 (1.44%) Scala
13 4 (1.15%) C
13 4 (1.15%) ES7
13 4 (1.15%) R
14 3 (0.86%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.86%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.58%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.58%) JSX
Qualifications
1 51 (14.70%) Degree
2 20 (5.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (1.44%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.86%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.29%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.29%) MCP
7 1 (0.29%) MCSA
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.29%) PhD
7 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.49%) QA
2 6 (1.73%) WCAG
3 1 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.29%) GDPR
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (2.88%) Virtual Desktop
1 10 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.31%) Docker
3 6 (1.73%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.29%) XenApp
4 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.59%) vCenter Server
2 7 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.73%) Puppet
3 6 (1.73%) SCCM
3 6 (1.73%) systemd
4 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.58%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.58%) Terraform
6 1 (0.29%) Grafana
6 1 (0.29%) Graphite
6 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (9.80%) Adobe
2 31 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.48%) Citrix
4 18 (5.19%) Apple
5 12 (3.46%) VMware
6 11 (3.17%) Cisco
7 10 (2.88%) Splunk
8 9 (2.59%) Wyse
9 6 (1.73%) Polycom
10 5 (1.44%) Google
10 5 (1.44%) Tableau
11 4 (1.15%) ION Trading
12 3 (0.86%) Oracle
12 3 (0.86%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.58%) NetApp
13 2 (0.58%) Sitecore
14 1 (0.29%) CA
14 1 (0.29%) Juniper
14 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com