Period
to 20 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 20 August 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 44 74
Rank change year-on-year -15 +30 +5
Contract jobs citing User Experience 101 123 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.55% 3.98% 2.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.58% 14.64% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 64 44
East Midlands median daily rate £446 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £250 £216
90th Percentile £525 £500 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £50.00 -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -0.68%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 803 840 905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.19% 27.16% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 517 566
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £249 £200 £200
90th Percentile £550 £519 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 47 31
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.60 £14.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -5.33% -10.85%
10th Percentile £10.31 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.50 £33.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in the East Midlands

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in the East Midlands

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in the East Midlands

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience in the East Midlands

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Northamptonshire +27 46 £410 +64.00% 8
Leicestershire +8 25 £425 -5.56% 13
Nottinghamshire -15 23 £475 +10.47% 18
Derbyshire -6 2 £450 +12.50% 12
Lincolnshire -5 1 - - 8
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 63 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (48.51%) JavaScript
3 48 (47.52%) HTML
4 46 (45.54%) CSS
5 40 (39.60%) Wireframes
6 31 (30.69%) Finance
7 28 (27.72%) Android
7 28 (27.72%) HTML5
7 28 (27.72%) Apple iOS
8 27 (26.73%) Axure RP
9 25 (24.75%) Usability Testing
9 25 (24.75%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (22.77%) Marketing
10 23 (22.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (21.78%) InVision
12 21 (20.79%) CSS3
13 20 (19.80%) Adobe
14 17 (16.83%) AngularJS
14 17 (16.83%) Collaborative Working
14 17 (16.83%) Co-Creation
15 16 (15.84%) Analytics
16 15 (14.85%) Degree
16 15 (14.85%) Prototyping
17 14 (13.86%) Node.js
18 13 (12.87%) Git (software)
18 13 (12.87%) Psychology
19 12 (11.88%) Scrum
19 12 (11.88%) Rapid Prototyping
19 12 (11.88%) User Stories
19 12 (11.88%) Ethnography

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 10 (9.90%) Confluence
2 3 (2.97%) CMS
2 3 (2.97%) WordPress
3 2 (1.98%) Mule
3 2 (1.98%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.99%) Drupal
4 1 (0.99%) Kentico
4 1 (0.99%) Liferay
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (21.78%) InVision
2 10 (9.90%) UserZoom
3 4 (3.96%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.97%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.99%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (3.96%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (3.96%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.96%) Serverless
3 3 (2.97%) Google Tag Manager
3 3 (2.97%) IaaS
3 3 (2.97%) PaaS
4 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.99%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.99%) npm
5 1 (0.99%) SaaS
5 1 (0.99%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (26.73%) Axure RP
2 13 (12.87%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.89%) JIRA
4 7 (6.93%) Grunt
4 7 (6.93%) webpack
5 5 (4.95%) Maven
6 4 (3.96%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.96%) Selenium
6 4 (3.96%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.97%) gulp
7 3 (2.97%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.98%) JUnit
8 2 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.98%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.98%) Subversion
9 1 (0.99%) Ant
9 1 (0.99%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (30.69%) Finance
2 23 (22.77%) Marketing
3 9 (8.91%) Legal
4 5 (4.95%) Retail
5 4 (3.96%) Banking
6 2 (1.98%) Advertising
6 2 (1.98%) Automotive
6 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Law
7 1 (0.99%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (29.70%) Designer
2 27 (26.73%) Developer
3 24 (23.76%) UX Designer
4 9 (8.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (8.91%) User Experience Researcher
5 8 (7.92%) Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Copywriter
7 5 (4.95%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.95%) UI Designer
8 4 (3.96%) Digital Copywriter
8 4 (3.96%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.96%) React Developer
8 4 (3.96%) UI Developer
8 4 (3.96%) User Researcher
9 3 (2.97%) Angular Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Digital Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Digital Performance Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Performance Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (47.52%) HTML
2 46 (45.54%) CSS
3 28 (27.72%) HTML5
4 21 (20.79%) CSS3
5 17 (16.83%) AngularJS
6 14 (13.86%) Node.js
7 11 (10.89%) jQuery
7 11 (10.89%) React
8 10 (9.90%) JSON
9 9 (8.91%) .NET
10 7 (6.93%) Sass
11 6 (5.94%) RESTful
12 5 (4.95%) Ajax
12 5 (4.95%) Hibernate
12 5 (4.95%) J2EE
12 5 (4.95%) Redux
12 5 (4.95%) REST
12 5 (4.95%) SOAP
12 5 (4.95%) Spring
12 5 (4.95%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.92%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.97%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.72%) Android
1 28 (27.72%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.99%) Windows
2 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (39.60%) Wireframes
3 25 (24.75%) Usability Testing
4 23 (22.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (16.83%) Co-Creation
5 17 (16.83%) Collaborative Working
6 16 (15.84%) Analytics
7 15 (14.85%) Prototyping
8 13 (12.87%) Psychology
9 12 (11.88%) Ethnographic Research
9 12 (11.88%) Ethnography
9 12 (11.88%) Front End Development
9 12 (11.88%) Rapid Prototyping
9 12 (11.88%) Scrum
9 12 (11.88%) User Stories
10 11 (10.89%) Benchmarking
10 11 (10.89%) Guerrilla Testing
10 11 (10.89%) Task Model
11 10 (9.90%) E-Commerce
11 10 (9.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (48.51%) JavaScript
2 10 (9.90%) Java
3 8 (7.92%) C#
4 7 (6.93%) ES6
5 6 (5.94%) SQL
6 4 (3.96%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.97%) R
8 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.99%) ABAP
9 1 (0.99%) C++
9 1 (0.99%) ES7
9 1 (0.99%) Go
9 1 (0.99%) PHP
9 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.92%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 20 (19.80%) Adobe
2 9 (8.91%) SAP
3 8 (7.92%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (2.97%) Capita
4 3 (2.97%) Google
4 3 (2.97%) hybris
4 3 (2.97%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.97%) Tableau
5 2 (1.98%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.99%) ClickTale
6 1 (0.99%) VMware