Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 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
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 89 69
Rank change year-on-year -9 -20 +6
Contract jobs citing User Experience 9 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.92% 1.42% 1.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.55% 3.44% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 11
Essex median daily rate £481 £408 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.10% +25.38% -27.78%
10th Percentile £306 £344 £306
90th Percentile £530 £550 £475
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +130.77% - -

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 353 349 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 36.24% 41.30% 36.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 225 169
Essex median daily rate £525 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +66.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £334 £218 £219
90th Percentile £600 £600 £460
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 95
Essex median hourly rate £26.45 £35.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.49% +31.48% +3.47%
10th Percentile £15.75 £10.70 £15.75
90th Percentile £72.25 £63.75 £42.84
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -28.00% +25.00% -31.62%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 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
Chelmsford -1 3 £520 +22.35% 3
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £400 -
Brentwood - 1 £245 -
User Experience
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Essex region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) Selenium
3 4 (44.44%) QlikView
3 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
3 4 (44.44%) JMeter
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) JUnit
3 4 (44.44%) SOAP
3 4 (44.44%) XSLT
3 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (44.44%) JMS
3 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
3 4 (44.44%) HTTP
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (44.44%) Confluence
3 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) Vagrant
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
3 4 (44.44%) Ansible

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 4 (44.44%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
1 4 (44.44%) Qlik Sense
1 4 (44.44%) QlikView
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Star Schema
4 1 (11.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) JMeter
2 4 (44.44%) JUnit
2 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
2 4 (44.44%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (44.44%) Vagrant
3 3 (33.33%) Maven
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Front Office
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 4 (44.44%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Analyst Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) QlikView Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) JMS
1 4 (44.44%) JSON
1 4 (44.44%) REST
1 4 (44.44%) SOAP
1 4 (44.44%) Spring
1 4 (44.44%) Spring Batch
1 4 (44.44%) Spring Boot
1 4 (44.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
2 4 (44.44%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Microservices
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (44.44%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Java 8
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Facebook