Period
to 17 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 29 49
Rank change year-on-year -10 +20 +8
Contract jobs citing User Experience 12 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.80% 7.05% 2.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.76% 15.90% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 13
Kent median daily rate £388 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29% -6.21%
10th Percentile £248 £275 £225
90th Percentile £399 £438 £460
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +40.63% +8.47%

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 123 239 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 28.74% 44.34% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 180 150
Kent median daily rate £375 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £129 £187 £205
90th Percentile £550 £438 £595
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 11
Kent median hourly rate £41.31 £29.92 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.05% +53.44% +56.00%
10th Percentile £25.25 £28.65 £9.00
90th Percentile £187.50 £76.73 £41.00
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £18.09 £23.00
% change year-on-year +68.60% -21.35% +33.57%

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 August 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 August 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 +4 5 £450 +5.88%
Tunbridge Wells +2 1 - - 1
Canterbury +1 1 £125 -73.68% 1
User Experience
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 9 (75.00%) Photoshop
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) Web Development
3 6 (50.00%) CSS3
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (50.00%) Wireframes
4 5 (41.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 5 (41.67%) React
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
4 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (41.67%) Sass
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (41.67%) Ajax
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Subversion
4 5 (41.67%) Unix
4 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
5 4 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (25.00%) Axure RP
6 3 (25.00%) UX Design
7 1 (8.33%) JIRA
7 1 (8.33%) QA
7 1 (8.33%) Advertising

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:

Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
1 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
1 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (41.67%) Subversion
2 3 (25.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 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 4 (33.33%) Designer
4 4 (33.33%) UX Designer
5 3 (25.00%) Digital Designer
5 3 (25.00%) Digital UX Designer
6 1 (8.33%) Author
6 1 (8.33%) Content Manager
6 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Uniface Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) CSS3
2 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) Ajax
3 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) React
3 5 (41.67%) Sass
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (8.33%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Web Development
1 6 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 5 (41.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) UX Design
4 1 (8.33%) CAD
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle