Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 51 45
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +10
Contract jobs citing User Experience 339 261 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.90% 4.21% 4.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.40% 10.67% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 210 246
City of London median daily rate £451 £450 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +10.77% -1.22%
10th Percentile £325 £312 £267
90th Percentile £625 £625 £563
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £43.13 £15.76 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +173.77% - -
Central London median hourly rate £43.13 £15.76 -
% change year-on-year +173.77% - -

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 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 2,974 2,446 2,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 42.96% 39.45% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,289 1,871 2,101
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £294
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £515 £500 £473
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.82% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 23 41
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.33% -1.61% -1.81%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.51 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.32 £29.95 £41.75
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% -4.40%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 - 3 - -
User Experience
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 140 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (33.33%) CSS
3 106 (31.27%) HTML
4 103 (30.38%) JavaScript
5 97 (28.61%) Finance
6 74 (21.83%) Wireframes
7 61 (17.99%) Adobe
8 60 (17.70%) HTML5
9 55 (16.22%) AngularJS
10 54 (15.93%) Banking
11 48 (14.16%) React
12 47 (13.86%) Prototyping
13 46 (13.57%) Front End Development
14 43 (12.68%) CSS3
15 41 (12.09%) Node.js
15 41 (12.09%) Mobile App
16 40 (11.80%) Problem-Solving
17 39 (11.50%) Axure RP
17 39 (11.50%) Retail
18 37 (10.91%) RESTful
19 36 (10.62%) Selenium
20 35 (10.32%) Marketing
20 35 (10.32%) MVC
21 34 (10.03%) Analytics
22 32 (9.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
22 32 (9.44%) TDD
22 32 (9.44%) Scrum
23 31 (9.14%) Web Development
24 30 (8.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 29 (8.55%) OmniGraffle

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 9 (2.65%) CMS
2 8 (2.36%) Confluence
3 5 (1.47%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.88%) nginx
5 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.59%) Hubot
6 2 (0.59%) SAS
6 2 (0.59%) WordPress
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.29%) Drupal
7 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.29%) Gunicorn
7 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.29%) JBoss
7 1 (0.29%) Marvel
7 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.29%) Mule
Applications
1 32 (9.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 29 (8.55%) OmniGraffle
2 29 (8.55%) Photoshop
3 26 (7.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 25 (7.37%) InVision
5 7 (2.06%) Flinto
6 6 (1.77%) UXPin
7 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (1.47%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.59%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.59%) InDesign
10 1 (0.29%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.29%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.59%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.29%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.29%) Primavera
2 1 (0.29%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.01%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.65%) SaaS
4 8 (2.36%) Google Analytics
4 8 (2.36%) Serverless
5 6 (1.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 5 (1.47%) GitHub
6 5 (1.47%) Office 365
6 5 (1.47%) PaaS
7 4 (1.18%) BrowserStack
7 4 (1.18%) IaaS
7 4 (1.18%) npm
8 3 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.59%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.59%) Heroku
9 2 (0.59%) Route 53
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.06%) HTTP
2 3 (0.88%) Internet
3 2 (0.59%) Firewall
3 2 (0.59%) SMS
3 2 (0.59%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.29%) DHCP
4 1 (0.29%) Intranet
4 1 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.29%) LAN
4 1 (0.29%) Network Security
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.06%) Big Data
3 6 (1.77%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (1.18%) MySQL
5 4 (1.18%) Power BI
5 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.59%) LevelDB
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.29%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.29%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.29%) QlikView
8 1 (0.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (11.50%) Axure RP
2 36 (10.62%) Selenium
3 23 (6.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 23 (6.78%) Git (software)
3 23 (6.78%) Jasmine
4 20 (5.90%) JIRA
5 18 (5.31%) webpack
6 17 (5.01%) gulp
7 15 (4.42%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.95%) WebDriver
9 9 (2.65%) Jenkins
9 9 (2.65%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.36%) Babel
11 7 (2.06%) Grunt
12 5 (1.47%) Appium
13 4 (1.18%) JUnit
13 4 (1.18%) Maven
13 4 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (1.18%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.88%) JMeter
General
1 97 (28.61%) Finance
2 54 (15.93%) Banking
3 39 (11.50%) Retail
4 35 (10.32%) Marketing
5 18 (5.31%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.06%) Advertising
7 6 (1.77%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.47%) Games
8 5 (1.47%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.18%) Front Office
9 4 (1.18%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.88%) Billing
10 3 (0.88%) German Language
11 2 (0.59%) Automotive
11 2 (0.59%) Back Office
11 2 (0.59%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.59%) Electronics
11 2 (0.59%) Legal
11 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (30.68%) Designer
1 104 (30.68%) Developer
2 79 (23.30%) UX Designer
3 37 (10.91%) UI Designer
4 33 (9.73%) UI/UX Designer
5 31 (9.14%) Angular Developer
6 28 (8.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 27 (7.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 26 (7.67%) UI Developer
9 25 (7.37%) HTML Developer
10 20 (5.90%) Senior Developer
11 19 (5.60%) Analyst
11 19 (5.60%) HTML CSS Developer
12 17 (5.01%) React Developer
13 16 (4.72%) Digital Designer
14 14 (4.13%) Web Designer
15 12 (3.54%) Architect
15 12 (3.54%) Senior Designer
16 11 (3.24%) Product Owner
17 10 (2.95%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (33.33%) CSS
2 106 (31.27%) HTML
3 60 (17.70%) HTML5
4 55 (16.22%) AngularJS
5 48 (14.16%) React
6 43 (12.68%) CSS3
7 41 (12.09%) Node.js
8 37 (10.91%) RESTful
9 30 (8.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 29 (8.55%) Sass
11 22 (6.49%) .NET
11 22 (6.49%) Web Services
12 20 (5.90%) LESS
12 20 (5.90%) REST
13 16 (4.72%) Redux
14 11 (3.24%) jQuery
15 10 (2.95%) ASP.NET
15 10 (2.95%) J2EE
16 9 (2.65%) Spring
17 8 (2.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.09%) Mobile App
2 27 (7.96%) Fintech
3 21 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.60%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.95%) Graphic Design
6 10 (2.95%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.36%) Social Media
8 6 (1.77%) Equities
8 6 (1.77%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.77%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.47%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.18%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.18%) Marketing Technology
11 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.88%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.88%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.59%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.59%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.19%) Android
2 19 (5.60%) Apple iOS
3 15 (4.42%) Windows
4 9 (2.65%) Linux
5 8 (2.36%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.77%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.88%) Unix
7 3 (0.88%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.59%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (21.83%) Wireframes
3 47 (13.86%) Prototyping
4 46 (13.57%) Front End Development
5 40 (11.80%) Problem-Solving
6 35 (10.32%) MVC
7 34 (10.03%) Analytics
8 32 (9.44%) Scrum
8 32 (9.44%) TDD
9 31 (9.14%) Web Development
10 25 (7.37%) E-Commerce
11 23 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (6.49%) MVVM
12 22 (6.49%) Typography
13 21 (6.19%) Project Management
13 21 (6.19%) Software Engineering
14 20 (5.90%) Responsive Web Design
14 20 (5.90%) Test Automation
15 19 (5.60%) Collaborative Working
16 18 (5.31%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 103 (30.38%) JavaScript
2 25 (7.37%) Java
3 23 (6.78%) TypeScript
4 20 (5.90%) C#
5 16 (4.72%) ES6
5 16 (4.72%) SQL
6 13 (3.83%) Python
7 7 (2.06%) JSX
8 5 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.18%) Java 8
9 4 (1.18%) PHP
9 4 (1.18%) R
9 4 (1.18%) Ruby
10 3 (0.88%) Apple Swift
10 3 (0.88%) C
11 2 (0.59%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (0.59%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.59%) Scala
11 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (6.78%) Degree
2 7 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.18%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.88%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.88%) PMP
5 2 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.59%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) IIBA
6 1 (0.29%) PhD
6 1 (0.29%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.31%) QA
2 5 (1.47%) GDPR
3 4 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.88%) GCP
5 2 (0.59%) PMO
6 1 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (3.54%) Docker
2 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.59%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.88%) Puppet
2 3 (0.88%) SCCM
2 3 (0.88%) Terraform
3 2 (0.59%) Consul
3 2 (0.59%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.59%) StackStorm
3 2 (0.59%) systemd
4 1 (0.29%) Grafana
4 1 (0.29%) Graphite
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.29%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (17.99%) Adobe
2 19 (5.60%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.83%) Google
4 9 (2.65%) Splunk
5 7 (2.06%) Apple
5 7 (2.06%) Oracle
6 5 (1.47%) Citrix
7 4 (1.18%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.88%) Tableau
9 2 (0.59%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.59%) HP
9 2 (0.59%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.59%) Ivanti
9 2 (0.59%) Marketo
9 2 (0.59%) New Relic
9 2 (0.59%) Rollbar
9 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.59%) SAP
9 2 (0.59%) Telerik
9 2 (0.59%) TIBCO