Period
to 26 May 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 26 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 52 85
Rank change year-on-year +2 +33 -3
Contract jobs citing User Experience 110 113 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.76% 3.76% 1.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.90% 13.63% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 71 53
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £318 £225 £250
90th Percentile £500 £513 £538
England median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% - -
England median hourly rate £44.23 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +10.58% -5.33% +54.37%

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 853 829 965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.18% 27.61% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 509 628
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £219 £204 £213
90th Percentile £545 £531 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 44 31
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.21 £14.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.09% -5.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.42 £10.59 £12.00
90th Percentile £44.59 £52.50 £24.25
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +17.55%

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 26 May 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 26 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
Northamptonshire +26 40 £360 +15.20% 16
Nottinghamshire -5 39 £475 - 24
Leicestershire +4 23 £425 +18.06% 17
Lincolnshire -5 1 - - 7
Derbyshire -11 1 - - 6
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 70 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (45.45%) Wireframes
3 42 (38.18%) HTML
4 41 (37.27%) JavaScript
4 41 (37.27%) CSS
5 39 (35.45%) Finance
6 33 (30.00%) Usability Testing
7 32 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (28.18%) Axure RP
9 30 (27.27%) Android
9 30 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (25.45%) Apple iOS
11 27 (24.55%) InVision
12 25 (22.73%) Prototyping
13 24 (21.82%) Adobe
14 23 (20.91%) Marketing
15 22 (20.00%) Degree
15 22 (20.00%) Analytics
16 20 (18.18%) Co-Creation
17 17 (15.45%) User Stories
17 17 (15.45%) Scrum
18 16 (14.55%) Benchmarking
18 16 (14.55%) Psychology
18 16 (14.55%) Ethnography
18 16 (14.55%) Ethnographic Research
18 16 (14.55%) Rapid Prototyping
18 16 (14.55%) Collaborative Working
18 16 (14.55%) Guerrilla Testing
19 15 (13.64%) UserZoom
19 15 (13.64%) Task Model

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 13 (11.82%) Confluence
2 5 (4.55%) CMS
3 4 (3.64%) WordPress
4 1 (0.91%) Drupal
4 1 (0.91%) Kentico
4 1 (0.91%) Liferay
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (24.55%) InVision
2 15 (13.64%) UserZoom
3 5 (4.55%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.73%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (4.55%) Google Analytics
3 4 (3.64%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (1.82%) IaaS
4 2 (1.82%) PaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.91%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.91%) npm
5 1 (0.91%) SaaS
5 1 (0.91%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) Intranet
2 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.91%) Modbus
3 1 (0.91%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (28.18%) Axure RP
2 14 (12.73%) JIRA
3 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.82%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.82%) Maven
4 2 (1.82%) Selenium
4 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.82%) Visual Website Optimizer
5 1 (0.91%) JUnit
5 1 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.91%) Subversion
5 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (35.45%) Finance
2 23 (20.91%) Marketing
3 12 (10.91%) Legal
4 5 (4.55%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Advertising
6 1 (0.91%) Automotive
6 1 (0.91%) Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Games
6 1 (0.91%) Local Government
6 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (31.82%) Designer
2 25 (22.73%) UX Designer
3 22 (20.00%) Developer
4 16 (14.55%) User Experience Researcher
5 9 (8.18%) Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (7.27%) UI Designer
7 6 (5.45%) Copywriter
8 5 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (4.55%) HTML Developer
8 5 (4.55%) User Researcher
9 4 (3.64%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) Digital Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Digital Copywriter
9 4 (3.64%) Digital Performance Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Performance Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) User Experience Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (38.18%) HTML
2 41 (37.27%) CSS
3 14 (12.73%) HTML5
4 9 (8.18%) CSS3
5 7 (6.36%) AngularJS
5 7 (6.36%) jQuery
5 7 (6.36%) React
6 6 (5.45%) Node.js
7 5 (4.55%) .NET
7 5 (4.55%) JSON
8 3 (2.73%) REST
8 3 (2.73%) RESTful
9 2 (1.82%) Android SDK
9 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.82%) J2EE
9 2 (1.82%) JPA
9 2 (1.82%) RxJava
9 2 (1.82%) Sass
9 2 (1.82%) SOAP
9 2 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.73%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.82%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.91%) Animation
7 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.27%) Android
2 28 (25.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.82%) Windows
4 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (45.45%) Wireframes
3 33 (30.00%) Usability Testing
4 30 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (22.73%) Prototyping
6 22 (20.00%) Analytics
7 20 (18.18%) Co-Creation
8 17 (15.45%) Scrum
8 17 (15.45%) User Stories
9 16 (14.55%) Benchmarking
9 16 (14.55%) Collaborative Working
9 16 (14.55%) Ethnographic Research
9 16 (14.55%) Ethnography
9 16 (14.55%) Guerrilla Testing
9 16 (14.55%) Psychology
9 16 (14.55%) Rapid Prototyping
10 15 (13.64%) Task Model
11 13 (11.82%) B2B
12 12 (10.91%) Cognitive Psychology
12 12 (10.91%) Human Factors
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.27%) JavaScript
2 8 (7.27%) Java
3 7 (6.36%) SQL
4 4 (3.64%) C#
5 3 (2.73%) R
5 3 (2.73%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.82%) Kotlin
7 1 (0.91%) ES7
7 1 (0.91%) Go
7 1 (0.91%) PHP
7 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.91%) CIMA
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (21.82%) Adobe
2 12 (10.91%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (4.55%) SAP
4 4 (3.64%) Google
4 4 (3.64%) Tableau
5 3 (2.73%) Capita
6 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.82%) Optimizely
6 2 (1.82%) Qubit
7 1 (0.91%) Apple
7 1 (0.91%) ClickTale
7 1 (0.91%) hybris
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle
7 1 (0.91%) Siemens
7 1 (0.91%) VMware