Period
to 27 January 2022

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 27 January 2022 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 of England
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 67 76 59
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17 +27
Contract jobs citing User Experience 77 22 117
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.09% 1.51% 3.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.34% 4.82% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 14 69
10th Percentile £376 £352 £348
25th Percentile £438 £399 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £475 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.58% +11.76% +3.03%
75th Percentile £599 £497 £488
90th Percentile £698 £509 £590
England median daily rate £525 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £69.40 £21.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +222.79% - -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £32.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +64.06% -36.00% +51.52%

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 of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 679 456 1,107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.23% 31.34% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 264 704
10th Percentile £168 £155 £200
25th Percentile £313 £250 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £455 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year +13.75% -5.88% -2.86%
75th Percentile £575 £488 £538
90th Percentile £650 £550 £617
England median daily rate £540 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +13.68% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 57 95
10th Percentile £12.80 £12.99 £13.50
25th Percentile £14.25 £22.00 £15.38
Median hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -45.88% +123.68% -1.30%
75th Percentile £49.25 £47.25 £46.00
90th Percentile £59.00 £50.00 £51.00
England median hourly rate £25.77 £26.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -2.77% +29.27% +1.23%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in the East of England

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing User Experience in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for User Experience in the East of England

User Experience
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing User Experience in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for User Experience in the East of England

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing User Experience in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for User Experience in the East of England

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -17 27 £500 +5.26% 21
Essex +1 18 £575 +39.27% 6
Hertfordshire -13 12 £575 - 13
Suffolk -5 10 £488 +34.48% 1
Bedfordshire - 8 £675 - 3
Norfolk - 2 £388 - 4
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 of England region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 47 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.56%) Software Engineering
3 29 (37.66%) Social Skills
4 25 (32.47%) Scrum
5 22 (28.57%) Java
5 22 (28.57%) UX Design
6 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (23.38%) CI/CD
7 17 (22.08%) Test Automation
8 15 (19.48%) JIRA
9 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
9 14 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
10 13 (16.88%) Azure
10 13 (16.88%) AWS
10 13 (16.88%) React
11 12 (15.58%) Degree
11 12 (15.58%) JSON
11 12 (15.58%) DevOps
12 11 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 11 (14.29%) Jenkins
12 11 (14.29%) Confluence
12 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
12 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 10 (12.99%) C#
13 10 (12.99%) Validation
13 10 (12.99%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (11.69%) Spring
14 9 (11.69%) Linux
14 9 (11.69%) Software Architecture
14 9 (11.69%) User Stories

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 11 (14.29%) Confluence
2 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.30%) InVision
3 1 (1.30%) Marvel
3 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.30%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) AWS
1 13 (16.88%) Azure
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (7.79%) GCP
4 3 (3.90%) Yarn
5 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.30%) Figma
5 1 (1.30%) PaaS
5 1 (1.30%) SaaS
5 1 (1.30%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.90%) MySQL
2 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.90%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) JIRA
2 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.39%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.49%) JMeter
5 5 (6.49%) JUnit
5 5 (6.49%) LoadRunner
5 5 (6.49%) Selenium
5 5 (6.49%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.90%) Artifactory
6 3 (3.90%) Checkstyle
6 3 (3.90%) Gerrit
6 3 (3.90%) Moq
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (3.90%) webpack
7 1 (1.30%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (37.66%) Social Skills
2 7 (9.09%) Influencing Skills
3 6 (7.79%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (7.79%) Presentation Skills
3 6 (7.79%) Public Sector
4 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) Finance
4 4 (5.19%) Retail
5 3 (3.90%) Banking
5 3 (3.90%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (3.90%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (2.60%) Local Government
6 2 (2.60%) Marketing
7 1 (1.30%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.30%) Law
7 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (35.06%) Developer
2 16 (20.78%) Analyst
3 15 (19.48%) Business Analyst
4 13 (16.88%) Java Developer
5 11 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 11 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Designer
7 6 (7.79%) React Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Business Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Business Project Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Project Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.19%) User Experience Architect
9 4 (5.19%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) React
2 12 (15.58%) JSON
3 9 (11.69%) Spring
3 9 (11.69%) Spring Boot
4 8 (10.39%) .NET
5 7 (9.09%) CSS
5 7 (9.09%) HTML
6 6 (7.79%) REST
6 6 (7.79%) XML
7 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (6.49%) JMS
7 5 (6.49%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (6.49%) SOAP
7 5 (6.49%) Spring Batch
7 5 (6.49%) WPF
8 4 (5.19%) .NET Core
8 4 (5.19%) HTML5
9 3 (3.90%) GraphQL
9 3 (3.90%) React Native
9 3 (3.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) iPad
1 7 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (6.49%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.90%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) FMCG
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.56%) Software Engineering
3 25 (32.47%) Scrum
4 22 (28.57%) UX Design
5 18 (23.38%) CI/CD
5 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (22.08%) Test Automation
7 14 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
8 12 (15.58%) DevOps
9 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 11 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 10 (12.99%) Validation
11 9 (11.69%) Software Architecture
11 9 (11.69%) User Stories
12 8 (10.39%) Data Management
12 8 (10.39%) Functional Programming
12 8 (10.39%) Open Source
12 8 (10.39%) Product Management
13 7 (9.09%) Business Analysis
13 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) Java
2 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.99%) C#
4 8 (10.39%) Python
4 8 (10.39%) SQL
5 6 (7.79%) TypeScript
6 4 (5.19%) Go
6 4 (5.19%) Scala
7 3 (3.90%) ES6
7 3 (3.90%) Java 11
7 3 (3.90%) Java 8
7 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.90%) XAML
8 2 (2.60%) C++
9 1 (1.30%) Bash
9 1 (1.30%) Perl
9 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Degree
2 10 (12.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.90%) OCPJP
3 3 (3.90%) PhD
3 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) Accessibility
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) Ansible
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.60%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle
3 5 (6.49%) AppDynamics
4 4 (5.19%) Google
4 4 (5.19%) SAP
5 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.90%) Sun
6 2 (2.60%) BT
7 1 (1.30%) Adobe
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow