Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 61 72
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 -10
Contract jobs citing User Experience 27 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.93% 2.52% 1.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.26% 7.96% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £440 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.51% +15.63%
10th Percentile £192 £310 £360
90th Percentile £599 £578 £569
East of England median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £12.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £12.50 £29.23
% change year-on-year +54.00% -57.24% -31.22%

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 431 465 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 30.87% 31.63% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 266 226
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £224 £243 £150
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £430 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -4.44% +20.00% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £11.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.64% +142.72% -47.30%
10th Percentile £11.95 £12.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £48.50 £50.60
East of England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.83 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.03% +15.71% -14.29%

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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 14 £265 -24.29% 6
Welwyn Garden City +13 4 £570 +20.00%
Potters Bar - 2 £450 - 1
Hatfield +3 1 £125 -75.00%
Royston - 1 £275 - 2
User Experience
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 17 (62.96%) E-Commerce
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) HTML
2 15 (55.56%) CSS
3 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
4 12 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (40.74%) Wireframes
6 9 (33.33%) Sass
6 9 (33.33%) XHTML
6 9 (33.33%) W3C
7 8 (29.63%) Semantic HTML
7 8 (29.63%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 7 (25.93%) Front End Development
8 7 (25.93%) Analytics
8 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
8 7 (25.93%) jQuery
9 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (22.22%) Jasmine
9 6 (22.22%) Adobe
9 6 (22.22%) CMS
9 6 (22.22%) TDD
9 6 (22.22%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (22.22%) Sprint Planning
10 5 (18.52%) Qualitative Research
10 5 (18.52%) Grunt
10 5 (18.52%) Bower
10 5 (18.52%) Vector Graphics
10 5 (18.52%) Quantitative Research
10 5 (18.52%) IBM

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 6 (22.22%) CMS
2 5 (18.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
3 4 (14.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Magento
2 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.70%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
1 2 (7.41%) Power BI
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Jasmine
1 6 (22.22%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (18.52%) Axure RP
2 5 (18.52%) Bower
2 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) Grunt
3 4 (14.81%) Subversion
4 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Games
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (25.93%) Designer
4 6 (22.22%) UX Designer
5 4 (14.81%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Magento Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Designer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior UX Designer
6 2 (7.41%) User Experience Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Designer
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Product Owner
7 1 (3.70%) Senior User Experience Researcher
7 1 (3.70%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) CSS
1 15 (55.56%) HTML
2 12 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (33.33%) Sass
3 9 (33.33%) XHTML
4 8 (29.63%) Semantic HTML
5 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
5 7 (25.93%) jQuery
6 5 (18.52%) Dojo
6 5 (18.52%) LESS
7 3 (11.11%) HTML5
7 3 (11.11%) JSP
8 2 (7.41%) .NET
8 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
8 2 (7.41%) JSON
8 2 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (7.41%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) W3C
2 5 (18.52%) Vector Graphics
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.70%) EPoS
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Android
1 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (62.96%) E-Commerce
2 12 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (40.74%) Wireframes
4 8 (29.63%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 7 (25.93%) Analytics
5 7 (25.93%) Front End Development
6 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (22.22%) Sprint Planning
6 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 5 (18.52%) BDD
7 5 (18.52%) Qualitative Research
7 5 (18.52%) Quantitative Research
7 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Information Architecture
9 3 (11.11%) Competitor Analysis
9 3 (11.11%) Ethnography
9 3 (11.11%) Prototyping
9 3 (11.11%) SDLC
9 3 (11.11%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) ES6
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Adobe
2 5 (18.52%) IBM
2 5 (18.52%) Sitecore
3 3 (11.11%) hybris
4 2 (7.41%) Google
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Omniture
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Tableau
4 2 (7.41%) Telerik
4 2 (7.41%) Xamarin
4 2 (7.41%) Xerox
5 1 (3.70%) Computacenter
5 1 (3.70%) SAP