Period
to 21 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 21 February 2020 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
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 93 69
Rank change year-on-year +45 -24 +4
Contract jobs citing User Experience 11 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.96% 0.94% 2.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.85% 2.88% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 12
Essex median daily rate £588 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.67% -1.32% +52.00%
10th Percentile £225 £364 £350
90th Percentile £633 £386 £543
East of England median daily rate £435 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +5.45% +8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £19.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +54.00% -68.35%

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 227 278 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 40.54% 32.67% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 151 192
Essex median daily rate £450 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -2.44% +46.43%
10th Percentile £225 £300 £252
90th Percentile £588 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 10 16
Essex median hourly rate £31.00 £16.63 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.47% -60.18% +15.97%
10th Percentile £16.38 £12.55 £16.13
90th Percentile £31.50 £48.00 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £22.82 £19.25 £24.60
% change year-on-year +18.55% -21.75% +17.14%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing User Experience as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Essex

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Experience in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Essex

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Essex over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Essex

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience in Essex

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 21 February 2020. 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
Chelmsford -3 2 £563 - 3
Colchester - 2 - - 8
Southend-on-Sea +29 1 £650 +73.33%
User Experience
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 Essex region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Web Design
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) REST
3 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (27.27%) ES6
4 2 (18.18%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (18.18%) React
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle CX
4 2 (18.18%) Presales
4 2 (18.18%) Node.js
4 2 (18.18%) Shopify
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
4 2 (18.18%) Content Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) XML

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Magento
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Shopify
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle CX
2 1 (9.09%) AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Blockchain
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Interaction Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Product Manager
4 1 (9.09%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
1 3 (27.27%) REST
1 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (18.18%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) React
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (9.09%) SAML
3 1 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (9.09%) Internet of Things
1 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Web Design
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 2 (18.18%) Content Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Presales
4 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Design Thinking
5 1 (9.09%) Epics
5 1 (9.09%) Interaction Design
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) C
2 3 (27.27%) ES6
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle