Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 45 69
Rank change year-on-year -18 +24 -6
Contract jobs citing User Experience 88 133 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.24% 4.17% 2.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.97% 15.17% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 82 53
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £319 £250 £249
90th Percentile £525 £513 £511
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £50.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.10 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.65% +13.65% +14.03%

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 735 877 911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.06% 27.49% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 572 571
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £200 £198
90th Percentile £544 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 35
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.10 £15.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.06% -17.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £10.48 £10.29 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.50 £47.00 £60.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +12 52 £475 +46.15% 10
Leicestershire +5 20 £425 -6.85% 11
Nottinghamshire -9 13 £344 -23.61% 21
Derbyshire -4 1 £450 +12.50% 4
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 53 (60.23%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (46.59%) Finance
3 30 (34.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (34.09%) HTML
4 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 28 (31.82%) CSS
5 27 (30.68%) Banking
5 27 (30.68%) Usability Testing
6 25 (28.41%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (27.27%) Ethnography
7 24 (27.27%) Ethnographic Research
8 21 (23.86%) Guerrilla Testing
8 21 (23.86%) Benchmarking
9 20 (22.73%) Wireframes
9 20 (22.73%) HTML5
10 19 (21.59%) UserZoom
11 17 (19.32%) Co-Creation
11 17 (19.32%) User Stories
12 16 (18.18%) CSS3
12 16 (18.18%) Task Model
13 14 (15.91%) Axure RP
14 13 (14.77%) AngularJS
14 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
15 12 (13.64%) Adobe
16 11 (12.50%) Node.js
16 11 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
16 11 (12.50%) Front End Development
17 10 (11.36%) Apple iOS
17 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
17 10 (11.36%) Java

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 3 (3.41%) Mule
1 3 (3.41%) Mule ESB
2 2 (2.27%) CMS
2 2 (2.27%) Marvel
2 2 (2.27%) WordPress
3 1 (1.14%) Confluence
3 1 (1.14%) Drupal
3 1 (1.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 19 (21.59%) UserZoom
2 3 (3.41%) InVision
3 2 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.27%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.14%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (2.27%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
1 4 (4.55%) Serverless
2 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.14%) IaaS
2 1 (1.14%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (1.14%) npm
2 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) Big Data
2 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.14%) Power BI
2 1 (1.14%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (15.91%) Axure RP
2 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.09%) Grunt
4 7 (7.95%) webpack
5 4 (4.55%) Maven
5 4 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.41%) gulp
6 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.41%) Selenium
6 3 (3.41%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.27%) JIRA
7 2 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.27%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.27%) Subversion
8 1 (1.14%) Ant
8 1 (1.14%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.14%) JUnit
8 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.14%) Xcode
General
1 41 (46.59%) Finance
2 27 (30.68%) Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Marketing
3 6 (6.82%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Legal
5 2 (2.27%) Automotive
5 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Advertising
6 1 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (1.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) User Experience Researcher
2 21 (23.86%) Developer
3 17 (19.32%) Designer
4 16 (18.18%) UX Designer
5 8 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (5.68%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.68%) React Developer
6 5 (5.68%) UI Developer
6 5 (5.68%) User Researcher
7 4 (4.55%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Consultant
8 3 (3.41%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (3.41%) UI Designer
9 2 (2.27%) Auditor
9 2 (2.27%) Risk Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) SAP Developer
9 2 (2.27%) SAPUI5 Developer
9 2 (2.27%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.09%) HTML
2 28 (31.82%) CSS
3 20 (22.73%) HTML5
4 16 (18.18%) CSS3
5 13 (14.77%) AngularJS
6 11 (12.50%) Node.js
7 9 (10.23%) JSON
8 8 (9.09%) jQuery
9 7 (7.95%) React
10 6 (6.82%) .NET
10 6 (6.82%) J2EE
11 5 (5.68%) RESTful
11 5 (5.68%) Sass
11 5 (5.68%) Spring
11 5 (5.68%) XML
12 4 (4.55%) Ember.js
12 4 (4.55%) Enzyme
12 4 (4.55%) Jest
12 4 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (4.55%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Analytical Mindset
2 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Android
1 10 (11.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.23%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (30.68%) Usability Testing
4 24 (27.27%) Ethnographic Research
4 24 (27.27%) Ethnography
5 21 (23.86%) Benchmarking
5 21 (23.86%) Guerrilla Testing
6 20 (22.73%) Wireframes
7 17 (19.32%) Co-Creation
7 17 (19.32%) User Stories
8 16 (18.18%) Task Model
9 11 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
9 11 (12.50%) Front End Development
10 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
11 9 (10.23%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 8 (9.09%) MVC
12 8 (9.09%) Process Improvement
12 8 (9.09%) Risk Management
12 8 (9.09%) TDD
13 7 (7.95%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 10 (11.36%) Java
3 7 (7.95%) C#
3 7 (7.95%) ES6
4 3 (3.41%) ABAP
5 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.27%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.14%) C++
6 1 (1.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) WCAG
3 2 (2.27%) COSO
3 2 (2.27%) ISO 31000
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Adobe
2 9 (10.23%) SAP
3 4 (4.55%) hybris
4 3 (3.41%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.14%) IBM