Period
to 13 July 2020

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 13 July 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 57 68
Rank change year-on-year +25 +11 -8
Contract jobs citing User Experience 25 45 32
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.91% 3.14% 2.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.56% 9.68% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 23
Median daily rate £425 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% -
10th Percentile £328 £338 £225
90th Percentile £505 £605 £618
East of England median daily rate £425 £465 £400
% change year-on-year -8.60% +16.25% -0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
East of England median hourly rate - £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -21.78%

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 199 465 455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 31.14% 32.40% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 234 233
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £255 £230 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £598
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 29
Median hourly rate £42.50 £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +165.63% -54.29% +131.79%
10th Percentile £20.72 £11.15 £12.98
90th Percentile £64.68 £36.40 £56.25
Median hourly rate £22.82 £16.00 £20.04
% change year-on-year +42.63% -20.16% +5.70%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Hertfordshire

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing User Experience in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for User Experience in Hertfordshire

User Experience
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing User Experience in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for User Experience in Hertfordshire

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing User Experience in Hertfordshire.

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 13 July 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
Watford +15 8 £375 -14.29%
Hatfield +15 7 £425 +6.25% 1
Welwyn Garden City +1 2 - -
Royston - 2 £475 -
Welwyn - 1 £300 -
User Experience
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (36.00%) CSS
3 9 (36.00%) Front End Development
4 8 (32.00%) Wireframes
5 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (24.00%) 4G
6 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (24.00%) 5G
7 5 (20.00%) Sketch
7 5 (20.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.00%) WCDMA
7 5 (20.00%) Java
7 5 (20.00%) LTE
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
7 5 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (20.00%) Sass
7 5 (20.00%) React
8 4 (16.00%) Grunt
8 4 (16.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (16.00%) Prototyping
8 4 (16.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 4 (16.00%) Semantic HTML
8 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (16.00%) Jasmine
8 4 (16.00%) Magento
8 4 (16.00%) Azure

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 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Sketch
2 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (8.00%) Adobe XD
3 2 (8.00%) Figma
3 2 (8.00%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Magento
2 3 (12.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (4.00%) AWS
3 1 (4.00%) npm
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) 4G
1 6 (24.00%) 5G
2 5 (20.00%) LTE
2 5 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (20.00%) WCDMA
3 3 (12.00%) 3GPP
4 2 (8.00%) 2G
4 2 (8.00%) 3G
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Grunt
1 4 (16.00%) Jasmine
1 4 (16.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) Balsamiq
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Bower
4 1 (4.00%) webpack
General
1 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Games
2 3 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Designer
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
1 6 (24.00%) UX Designer
2 5 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (12.00%) Network Design Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Network Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Performance Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Radio Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) React Developer
3 3 (12.00%) UI Designer
3 3 (12.00%) UI/UX Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Product Manager
4 2 (8.00%) RAN Design Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Product Owner
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 9 (36.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (20.00%) React
4 5 (20.00%) Sass
5 4 (16.00%) Semantic HTML
5 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (16.00%) XHTML
6 3 (12.00%) JSP
6 3 (12.00%) JSTL
6 3 (12.00%) Node.js
6 3 (12.00%) Vue.js
7 2 (8.00%) LDAP
8 1 (4.00%) .NET
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.00%) HTML5
8 1 (4.00%) jQuery
8 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (4.00%) REST
8 1 (4.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) W3C
2 3 (12.00%) Biotechnology
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.00%) OS/390
3 1 (4.00%) OS/400
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (36.00%) Front End Development
4 8 (32.00%) Wireframes
5 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (16.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 4 (16.00%) Prototyping
7 4 (16.00%) Sprint Planning
7 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Cognitive Psychology
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.00%) Network Design
8 3 (12.00%) Psychology
8 3 (12.00%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (12.00%) Service Design
8 3 (12.00%) Validation
8 3 (12.00%) Web Design
9 2 (8.00%) Ergonomics
9 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
1 2 (8.00%) SCOM
1 2 (8.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) hybris
1 3 (12.00%) IBM
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe
2 2 (8.00%) Huawei
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Nokia
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.00%) Workday