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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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 75 70 80
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 +21
Contract jobs citing User Experience 71 51 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.83% 2.54% 2.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.79% 7.34% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 33 30
10th Percentile £363 £325 £324
25th Percentile £413 £375 £366
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £445
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% -7.77%
75th Percentile £580 £538 £531
90th Percentile £748 - £600
England median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £48.50 - -
Median hourly rate £49.00 £13.06 -
Median % change year-on-year +275.19% - -
75th Percentile £49.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £53.75 £34.00 £38.64
% change year-on-year +58.09% -12.00% -18.66%

User Experience is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 725 695 620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.91% 34.56% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 400 388
10th Percentile £185 £137 £204
25th Percentile £305 £205 £324
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £478 £391 £450
Median % change year-on-year +22.04% -13.06% -
75th Percentile £588 £501 £525
90th Percentile £700 £550 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 76 42
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.03 £15.30
25th Percentile £16.75 £16.00 £19.22
Median hourly rate £32.98 £28.75 £22.95
Median % change year-on-year +14.71% +25.29% +48.05%
75th Percentile £50.61 £47.06 £31.50
90th Percentile £66.00 £57.00 £48.38
England median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £24.70
% change year-on-year +6.00% +1.21% +17.62%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Hertfordshire -14 23 £425 -10.53% 3
Cambridgeshire -4 22 £488 +2.63% 12
Essex +6 15 £523 +0.12% 3
Bedfordshire -5 5 £463 -13.55% 1
Suffolk -11 5 £450 +33.33% 2
Norfolk - 1 £725 -
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 38 (53.52%) Agile
2 26 (36.62%) UX Design
3 22 (30.99%) Software Engineering
4 16 (22.54%) Scrum
4 16 (22.54%) Social Skills
5 15 (21.13%) Azure
6 13 (18.31%) AWS
6 13 (18.31%) Degree
7 12 (16.90%) E-Commerce
8 11 (15.49%) JIRA
8 11 (15.49%) User Stories
8 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
9 10 (14.08%) C#
9 10 (14.08%) Spring
9 10 (14.08%) Computer Science
10 9 (12.68%) WPF
10 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
10 9 (12.68%) Docker
10 9 (12.68%) Microservices
10 9 (12.68%) Web Services
10 9 (12.68%) Figma
10 9 (12.68%) SDLC
11 8 (11.27%) React
11 8 (11.27%) Prototyping
11 8 (11.27%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (11.27%) CI/CD
11 8 (11.27%) Java
11 8 (11.27%) JSON
11 8 (11.27%) DevOps
11 8 (11.27%) Ansible

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 6 (8.45%) Confluence
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
2 1 (1.41%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.82%) Sketch
2 1 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.13%) Azure
2 13 (18.31%) AWS
3 9 (12.68%) Figma
4 7 (9.86%) GCP
5 5 (7.04%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (2.82%) GitHub
7 1 (1.41%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (1.41%) Miro
7 1 (1.41%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.41%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) HTTP
2 2 (2.82%) MVNO
2 2 (2.82%) WebEx
2 2 (2.82%) Wireless
2 2 (2.82%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.41%) 2G
3 1 (1.41%) 3G
3 1 (1.41%) 4G
3 1 (1.41%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.41%) VoLTE
3 1 (1.41%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.41%) Big Data
2 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.41%) Power BI
2 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) JIRA
2 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.45%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.45%) JMeter
3 6 (8.45%) JUnit
3 6 (8.45%) LoadRunner
3 6 (8.45%) Selenium
3 6 (8.45%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.23%) Storybook
6 2 (2.82%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.82%) GitLab
6 2 (2.82%) Xcode
7 1 (1.41%) Balsamiq
7 1 (1.41%) Moq
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (22.54%) Social Skills
2 6 (8.45%) Marketing
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.63%) Automotive
4 4 (5.63%) Influencing Skills
4 4 (5.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (5.63%) Retail
5 3 (4.23%) Presentation Skills
5 3 (4.23%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.82%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (2.82%) Finance
6 2 (2.82%) Games
6 2 (2.82%) Law
6 2 (2.82%) Publishing
6 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.41%) Advertising
7 1 (1.41%) Aviation
7 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.31%) Designer
2 12 (16.90%) Developer
2 12 (16.90%) UX Designer
3 10 (14.08%) Software Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Web Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Product Owner
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.23%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Product Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.23%) UX Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Mobile Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Designer
9 2 (2.82%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) Spring
2 9 (12.68%) Web Services
2 9 (12.68%) WPF
3 8 (11.27%) JSON
3 8 (11.27%) React
4 7 (9.86%) .NET
4 7 (9.86%) RESTful
5 6 (8.45%) .NET Framework
5 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (8.45%) CSS
5 6 (8.45%) HTML
5 6 (8.45%) JMS
5 6 (8.45%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (8.45%) REST
5 6 (8.45%) SOAP
5 6 (8.45%) Spring Batch
5 6 (8.45%) Spring Boot
6 5 (7.04%) .NET Core
6 5 (7.04%) AngularJS
6 5 (7.04%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.82%) FMCG
3 2 (2.82%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) PDA
4 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.82%) Android
2 2 (2.82%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) tvOS
2 2 (2.82%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (53.52%) Agile
2 26 (36.62%) UX Design
3 22 (30.99%) Software Engineering
4 16 (22.54%) Scrum
5 12 (16.90%) E-Commerce
6 11 (15.49%) User Stories
7 10 (14.08%) Computer Science
8 9 (12.68%) Microservices
8 9 (12.68%) SDLC
9 8 (11.27%) CI/CD
9 8 (11.27%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (11.27%) DevOps
9 8 (11.27%) Prototyping
10 7 (9.86%) Analytics
10 7 (9.86%) Migration
10 7 (9.86%) Validation
10 7 (9.86%) Wireframes
11 6 (8.45%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (8.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) C#
2 8 (11.27%) Java
3 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.04%) SQL
5 4 (5.63%) XAML
6 3 (4.23%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.82%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.82%) Scala
8 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Degree
2 7 (9.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.23%) PhD
3 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) Accessibility
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Docker
2 3 (4.23%) Firmware
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Ansible
2 2 (2.82%) HP ALM
2 2 (2.82%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.82%) Puppet
3 1 (1.41%) Nessus
3 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) AppDynamics
3 2 (2.82%) Adobe
3 2 (2.82%) Apple
3 2 (2.82%) HP
3 2 (2.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) Ceridian
4 1 (1.41%) Google
4 1 (1.41%) Omniture
4 1 (1.41%) Optimizely
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.41%) Sitecore