Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 72 67
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5 -15
Contract jobs citing User Experience 37 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.52% 1.47% 1.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.81% 4.16% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 21
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% +15.63% +10.34%
10th Percentile £310 £360 £263
90th Percentile £578 £569 £625
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £12.50 £29.23 £42.50
% change year-on-year -57.24% -31.22% +240.00%

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 474 433 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 32.27% 35.32% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 232 199
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £249 £150 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £375 £398
% change year-on-year +20.00% -5.66% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 35
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.50 £11.33 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.72% -37.06% +9.79%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.50 £50.60 £26.75
East of England median hourly rate £20.83 £31.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -32.81% +47.62% +2.44%

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 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
Watford +1 16 £350 -37.78% 3
Hatfield 0 5 £500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -9 4 £475 - 7
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £320 - 4
St Albans - 1 £400 - 5
User Experience
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 15 (40.54%) E-Commerce
2 12 (32.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (29.73%) HTML
3 11 (29.73%) CSS
3 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 9 (24.32%) Analytics
5 7 (18.92%) Front End Development
5 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
5 7 (18.92%) jQuery
6 6 (16.22%) Web Accessibility
6 6 (16.22%) Magento
6 6 (16.22%) XHTML
6 6 (16.22%) Wireframes
6 6 (16.22%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (16.22%) Sass
6 6 (16.22%) LESS
6 6 (16.22%) SDLC
7 5 (13.51%) Data Analytics
7 5 (13.51%) Prototyping
7 5 (13.51%) Java
7 5 (13.51%) Photoshop
7 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.51%) Adobe
7 5 (13.51%) Workflow
7 5 (13.51%) Usability Testing
7 5 (13.51%) TDD
7 5 (13.51%) Omniture

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 4 (10.81%) CMS
1 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Photoshop
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.70%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Magento
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
2 3 (8.11%) OneDrive
3 2 (5.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Skype
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) Subversion
3 3 (8.11%) Axure RP
3 3 (8.11%) Grunt
3 3 (8.11%) gulp
3 3 (8.11%) Jasmine
3 3 (8.11%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (8.11%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.70%) CocoaPods
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.11%) Marketing
1 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Automotive
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Designer
3 6 (16.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (16.22%) UX Designer
4 4 (10.81%) Product Manager
4 4 (10.81%) UI Designer
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Digital Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Content Editor
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Content Editor
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Editor
6 2 (5.41%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Scrum Master
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Graduate Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) CSS
1 11 (29.73%) HTML
2 7 (18.92%) jQuery
3 6 (16.22%) LESS
3 6 (16.22%) Sass
3 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (16.22%) XHTML
4 4 (10.81%) Ajax
5 3 (8.11%) JSP
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (5.41%) Web Services
6 2 (5.41%) XML
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.70%) HTML5
7 1 (2.70%) Java ME
7 1 (2.70%) JSON
7 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.70%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) CESG
1 3 (8.11%) Minimum Viable Product
1 3 (8.11%) Vector Graphics
1 3 (8.11%) W3C
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Digital TV
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
3 1 (2.70%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
1 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.41%) Android
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) E-Commerce
2 12 (32.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (24.32%) Analytics
5 7 (18.92%) Front End Development
6 6 (16.22%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (16.22%) SDLC
6 6 (16.22%) Web Accessibility
6 6 (16.22%) Wireframes
7 5 (13.51%) Data Analytics
7 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 5 (13.51%) Prototyping
7 5 (13.51%) TDD
7 5 (13.51%) Usability Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Workflow
8 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 3 (8.11%) Disk Encryption
9 3 (8.11%) Product Management
9 3 (8.11%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.51%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) VBScript
5 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.11%) BitLocker
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.11%) XenApp
1 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
1 3 (8.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Adobe
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.51%) Omniture
2 4 (10.81%) Optimizely
3 3 (8.11%) Altiris
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix
3 3 (8.11%) Google
3 3 (8.11%) hybris
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
3 3 (8.11%) Ivanti
3 3 (8.11%) Symantec
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) Nintex