Period
to 20 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 53 68
Rank change year-on-year +3 +15 +2
Contract jobs citing User Experience 111 105 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.70% 3.33% 2.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.54% 12.51% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 67 57
East Midlands median daily rate £360 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% -9.09%
10th Percentile £237 £249 £273
90th Percentile £520 £513 £475
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50
10th Percentile £41.25 - £31.25
90th Percentile £43.75 - £33.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +14.86% +13.85% +27.45%

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 820 839 924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.32% 26.58% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 538 559
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £221 £200 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £510
England median daily rate £460 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 45
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.15 £18.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.56% +17.19% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.73 £11.45
90th Percentile £46.00 £60.00 £29.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

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 February 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 February 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 +22 38 £330 +5.60% 15
Nottinghamshire -9 38 £483 +7.22% 15
Leicestershire -12 22 £425 +34.92% 10
Derbyshire -1 5 £223 -42.58% 3
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 62 (55.86%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.94%) HTML
2 41 (36.94%) CSS
3 39 (35.14%) Wireframes
4 38 (34.23%) Finance
5 34 (30.63%) JavaScript
6 26 (23.42%) Axure RP
7 23 (20.72%) Analytics
7 23 (20.72%) Prototyping
8 21 (18.92%) Degree
9 18 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (16.22%) Scrum
9 18 (16.22%) Adobe
9 18 (16.22%) Usability Testing
10 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (12.61%) Mobile App
11 14 (12.61%) Front End Development
11 14 (12.61%) Retail
12 13 (11.71%) User Stories
12 13 (11.71%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (11.71%) InVision
13 12 (10.81%) OmniGraffle
13 12 (10.81%) HTML5
13 12 (10.81%) Java
14 11 (9.91%) Banking
14 11 (9.91%) AngularJS
14 11 (9.91%) Collaborative Working
15 10 (9.01%) Guerrilla Testing
15 10 (9.01%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 10 (9.01%) 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 5 (4.50%) CMS
1 5 (4.50%) Confluence
2 2 (1.80%) WordPress
3 1 (0.90%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (11.71%) InVision
2 12 (10.81%) OmniGraffle
3 9 (8.11%) UserZoom
4 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (5.41%) Photoshop
6 5 (4.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (4.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.01%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (4.50%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.70%) npm
4 2 (1.80%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.90%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) Intranet
2 1 (0.90%) Modbus
2 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) Big Data
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (23.42%) Axure RP
2 7 (6.31%) JIRA
3 6 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.50%) Selenium
5 4 (3.60%) Grunt
5 4 (3.60%) gulp
6 3 (2.70%) Bower
6 3 (2.70%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (2.70%) Protractor
6 3 (2.70%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.70%) webpack
7 2 (1.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.80%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.80%) JMeter
7 2 (1.80%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.80%) Subversion
7 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.80%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 38 (34.23%) Finance
2 14 (12.61%) Retail
3 11 (9.91%) Banking
4 7 (6.31%) Legal
4 7 (6.31%) Marketing
5 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.80%) Games
6 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (24.32%) Designer
2 26 (23.42%) Developer
3 18 (16.22%) UX Designer
4 16 (14.41%) User Experience Researcher
5 14 (12.61%) Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (8.11%) Architect
7 9 (8.11%) UI Designer
8 8 (7.21%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.41%) Technical Architect
9 6 (5.41%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.41%) UI Developer
10 5 (4.50%) HTML CSS Developer
10 5 (4.50%) HTML Developer
10 5 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.50%) UX Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Digital Analyst
11 4 (3.60%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.94%) CSS
1 41 (36.94%) HTML
2 12 (10.81%) HTML5
3 11 (9.91%) AngularJS
4 9 (8.11%) .NET
4 9 (8.11%) React
5 8 (7.21%) CSS3
6 6 (5.41%) jQuery
6 6 (5.41%) Node.js
6 6 (5.41%) RESTful
7 4 (3.60%) Angular 2
7 4 (3.60%) Sass
7 4 (3.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.70%) LESS
8 3 (2.70%) Velocity
9 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.80%) JSON
9 2 (1.80%) Web Services
9 2 (1.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.61%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.60%) Animation
5 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.80%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.01%) Android
1 10 (9.01%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.80%) Windows
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (55.86%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (35.14%) Wireframes
3 23 (20.72%) Analytics
3 23 (20.72%) Prototyping
4 18 (16.22%) Scrum
4 18 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (16.22%) Usability Testing
5 14 (12.61%) Front End Development
6 13 (11.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (11.71%) User Stories
7 11 (9.91%) Collaborative Working
8 10 (9.01%) Benchmarking
8 10 (9.01%) DevOps
8 10 (9.01%) Ethnographic Research
8 10 (9.01%) Ethnography
8 10 (9.01%) Guerrilla Testing
8 10 (9.01%) Project Management
9 9 (8.11%) Test Automation
10 8 (7.21%) Rapid Prototyping
10 8 (7.21%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.63%) JavaScript
2 12 (10.81%) Java
3 9 (8.11%) C#
4 5 (4.50%) SQL
5 3 (2.70%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.80%) Apple Swift
6 2 (1.80%) ES6
6 2 (1.80%) Kotlin
6 2 (1.80%) PHP
7 1 (0.90%) C
7 1 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (18.92%) Degree
2 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.60%) CBAP
3 4 (3.60%) IIBA
4 3 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.70%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.80%) CIMA
5 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 18 (16.22%) Adobe
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.50%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (4.50%) SAP
4 4 (3.60%) Google
5 2 (1.80%) Apple
5 2 (1.80%) Optimizely
5 2 (1.80%) Qubit
6 1 (0.90%) ClickTale
6 1 (0.90%) Hitwise
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle
6 1 (0.90%) Siemens
6 1 (0.90%) Tableau
6 1 (0.90%) Talend