Period
to 17 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 17 November 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 46 34
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12 +20
Contract jobs citing User Experience 12 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.89% 3.11% 3.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.17% 7.41% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 9
Kent median daily rate £313 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +29.17% -17.24%
10th Percentile £158 £275 £220
90th Percentile £405 £438 £354
South East median daily rate £429 £400 £384
% change year-on-year +7.25% +4.23% +3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £26.19
% change year-on-year - +71.84% +57.00%

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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 118 216 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 28.43% 41.94% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 169 101
Kent median daily rate £344 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +1.45% +2.22%
10th Percentile £120 £120 £155
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 6
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £25.69 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.70% +26.86% +19.12%
10th Percentile £35.00 £25.69 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £97.88 £42.75
South East median hourly rate £33.75 £19.34 £22.50
% change year-on-year +74.51% -14.04% +22.58%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Kent

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Kent

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Kent over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Kent

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Maidstone +10 5 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells -8 1 - - 2
West Malling - 1 £405 - 1
Canterbury - 1 £125 - 1
User Experience
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (50.00%) CSS3
3 6 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (50.00%) Web Development
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Subversion
4 5 (41.67%) Ajax
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) Sass
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (41.67%) Unix
4 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
4 5 (41.67%) React
4 5 (41.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 3 (25.00%) Docker
5 3 (25.00%) DevOps
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) PHP
6 2 (16.67%) Python

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) GitLab
3 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) PhpStorm
4 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (41.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (41.67%) UI Developer
3 5 (41.67%) UI/UX Developer
3 5 (41.67%) UX Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Web UI Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Web UI/UX Developer
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Content Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Product Owner
5 1 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Service Owner
5 1 (8.33%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) CSS3
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
4 5 (41.67%) Ajax
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) React
4 5 (41.67%) Sass
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) LAMP
5 1 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) VMS
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
1 6 (50.00%) Web Development
1 6 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 5 (41.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) CAD
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) SaltStack