Period
to 11 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 73 66
Rank change year-on-year +24 -7 -18
Contract jobs citing User Experience 56 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.50% 2.06% 2.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.57% 5.99% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 24
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +10.34%
10th Percentile £263 £182 £331
90th Percentile £550 £569 £503
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £12.50 - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 530 484 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.08% 34.38% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 265 228
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £190 £181 £213
90th Percentile £569 £558 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £386
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.39% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 54
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £16.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.03% -25.58% +43.33%
10th Percentile £12.99 £11.36 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.10 £34.65 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £32.40 £22.00
% change year-on-year +0.31% +47.27% -5.38%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Hertfordshire

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Hertfordshire

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Hertfordshire

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience in Hertfordshire

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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
Watford +4 19 £263 -50.59%
Welwyn Garden City +11 14 £425 -5.56% 3
Hatfield - 11 £450 - 2
Hemel Hempstead +5 4 £320 -23.81% 1
Waltham Cross - 2 £480 -
St Albans -1 1 £500 -
Stevenage -7 1 £400 -
User Experience
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 21 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 18 (32.14%) CSS
2 18 (32.14%) HTML
3 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 13 (23.21%) VMware
4 13 (23.21%) SharePoint
4 13 (23.21%) PowerShell
4 13 (23.21%) Office 365
5 12 (21.43%) Marketing
6 11 (19.64%) LANDesk
6 11 (19.64%) SCCM
6 11 (19.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (19.64%) AppSense
6 11 (19.64%) CESG
6 11 (19.64%) Altiris
6 11 (19.64%) DNA
6 11 (19.64%) MS Exchange
6 11 (19.64%) Adobe
6 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
6 11 (19.64%) Citrix
6 11 (19.64%) Symantec
6 11 (19.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (19.64%) VBScript
6 11 (19.64%) Windows
6 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (19.64%) HTML5
6 11 (19.64%) Skype for Business
6 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (19.64%) XenApp
6 11 (19.64%) XenDesktop

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 13 (23.21%) SharePoint
2 11 (19.64%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.64%) Skype for Business
3 8 (14.29%) CMS
4 6 (10.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.57%) IIS
5 2 (3.57%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (10.71%) Photoshop
2 5 (8.93%) Adobe After Effects
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (8.93%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.21%) Office 365
2 11 (19.64%) OneDrive
3 5 (8.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) Skype
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Axure RP
2 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) JUnit
4 1 (1.79%) MSTest
4 1 (1.79%) NUnit
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (21.43%) Marketing
2 7 (12.50%) Retail
3 5 (8.93%) Games
4 3 (5.36%) Finance
5 2 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Consultant
2 6 (10.71%) Designer
2 6 (10.71%) Developer
3 5 (8.93%) Content Editor
3 5 (8.93%) Digital Content Editor
3 5 (8.93%) Digital Editor
3 5 (8.93%) User Experience Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Deployment Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) Digital Designer
4 4 (7.14%) Product Manager
4 4 (7.14%) SCCM Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Digital Business Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) UX Designer
5 3 (5.36%) Web Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) CSS
1 18 (32.14%) HTML
2 11 (19.64%) HTML5
3 5 (8.93%) CSS3
3 5 (8.93%) Flash
4 4 (7.14%) .NET
4 4 (7.14%) Web Services
5 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.57%) jQuery
6 2 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (3.57%) PRADO
6 2 (3.57%) WCF
7 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.79%) RequireJS
7 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) CESG
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.79%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.79%) Social Media
3 1 (1.79%) STB
3 1 (1.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
1 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
2 5 (8.93%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 11 (19.64%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 11 (19.64%) Disk Encryption
2 11 (19.64%) DNA
2 11 (19.64%) Wireframes
3 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.07%) Analytics
4 7 (12.50%) Content Management
4 7 (12.50%) Product Management
4 7 (12.50%) SEO
5 6 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (10.71%) Digital Content Management
5 6 (10.71%) Presales
5 6 (10.71%) Qualitative Research
5 6 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (10.71%) Usability Testing
5 6 (10.71%) User Stories
6 5 (8.93%) Competitor Analysis
6 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
6 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) PowerShell
2 11 (19.64%) VBScript
3 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.36%) C#
4 3 (5.36%) SQL
5 2 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
1 11 (19.64%) BitLocker
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft App-V
1 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (19.64%) XenApp
1 11 (19.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Intune
1 11 (19.64%) Norton AntiVirus
1 11 (19.64%) SCCM
1 11 (19.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) VMware
3 11 (19.64%) Adobe
3 11 (19.64%) Altiris
3 11 (19.64%) AppSense
3 11 (19.64%) Citrix
3 11 (19.64%) LANDesk
3 11 (19.64%) Symantec
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle
4 5 (8.93%) Xerox
5 2 (3.57%) Computacenter
5 2 (3.57%) Google
6 1 (1.79%) Demandware
6 1 (1.79%) Nintex
6 1 (1.79%) Omniture
6 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.79%) Xamarin