Period
to 27 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 27 May 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
England > London
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 50 42
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8 +15
Contract jobs citing User Experience 2,197 1,816 2,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.82% 4.57% 4.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.76% 12.25% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,595 1,348 1,628
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £315 £306 £313
90th Percentile £613 £625 £600
England median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 5
London median hourly rate £44.23 £33.00 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.03% +36.84% -11.89%
10th Percentile £32.89 £20.35 £19.09
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.00 £71.51
England median hourly rate £44.23 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +10.58% -5.33% +54.37%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,223 14,830 16,240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.78% 37.31% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,382 10,495 11,584
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £280
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 241 227
London median hourly rate £24.00 £23.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +10.53%
10th Percentile £12.90 £12.13 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.90
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.73%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in London

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in London

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in London over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in London

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience in London

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in London over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for User Experience in London

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
Central London +7 509 £475 +5.56% 157
West London -17 93 £425 +6.25% 128
South London -16 58 £498 +32.67% 7
East London +4 45 £495 +16.35% 42
North London - 4 £313 - 6
User Experience
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 London region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 1,114 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
2 705 (32.09%) JavaScript
3 669 (30.45%) CSS
4 651 (29.63%) HTML
5 526 (23.94%) Finance
6 381 (17.34%) Scrum
7 379 (17.25%) Wireframes
8 347 (15.79%) HTML5
9 334 (15.20%) AngularJS
10 303 (13.79%) TDD
11 279 (12.70%) Mobile App
12 277 (12.61%) Front End Development
13 270 (12.29%) React
14 267 (12.15%) Git (software)
15 253 (11.52%) Java
16 248 (11.29%) CSS3
17 243 (11.06%) Adobe
18 235 (10.70%) Node.js
19 234 (10.65%) Analytics
20 223 (10.15%) Prototyping
21 221 (10.06%) Banking
22 210 (9.56%) E-Commerce
22 210 (9.56%) Web Development
23 207 (9.42%) REST
24 195 (8.88%) Apple iOS
25 190 (8.65%) BDD
26 188 (8.56%) Android
27 175 (7.97%) Degree
27 175 (7.97%) SQL
27 175 (7.97%) Problem-Solving

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 97 (4.42%) CMS
2 62 (2.82%) Confluence
3 36 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 30 (1.37%) Marvel
5 27 (1.23%) SharePoint
6 24 (1.09%) Apache Spark
7 22 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 18 (0.82%) Tomcat
9 16 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (0.64%) JBoss
10 14 (0.64%) WordPress
11 12 (0.55%) Apache
12 11 (0.50%) Drupal
12 11 (0.50%) IIS
13 9 (0.41%) nginx
14 8 (0.36%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.32%) EPiServer
16 6 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.27%) Jetty
16 6 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 151 (6.87%) Photoshop
2 136 (6.19%) InVision
3 93 (4.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 84 (3.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 44 (2.00%) OmniGraffle
6 28 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
7 21 (0.96%) MS Visio
8 20 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
9 19 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
10 14 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 13 (0.59%) InDesign
12 11 (0.50%) Flinto
13 10 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
13 10 (0.46%) UXPin
14 9 (0.41%) UserZoom
15 8 (0.36%) GIMP
16 4 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
16 4 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
17 3 (0.14%) Acrobat
17 3 (0.14%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 20 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
2 10 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (0.46%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 10 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
2 10 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (0.36%) Eloqua
3 8 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.27%) Magento
5 4 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.14%) R3 Corda
6 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.091%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.091%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.091%) Primavera
8 1 (0.046%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.046%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 138 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (2.78%) GitHub
4 43 (1.96%) PaaS
5 41 (1.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 39 (1.78%) Serverless
7 34 (1.55%) Heroku
7 34 (1.55%) SaaS
8 29 (1.32%) Google Analytics
9 27 (1.23%) Office 365
10 23 (1.05%) npm
11 17 (0.77%) Trello
12 16 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
12 16 (0.73%) IaaS
13 15 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
14 13 (0.59%) Amazon S3
15 12 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
16 10 (0.46%) Route 53
17 9 (0.41%) BrowserStack
18 8 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.09%) HTTP
2 37 (1.68%) Internet
3 14 (0.64%) Intranet
3 14 (0.64%) SMS
4 5 (0.23%) Skype
4 5 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.18%) Firewall
5 4 (0.18%) RTMP
6 3 (0.14%) SSH
7 2 (0.091%) DHCP
7 2 (0.091%) Network Security
7 2 (0.091%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (0.091%) Telepresence
7 2 (0.091%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.046%) FTP
8 1 (0.046%) MQTT
8 1 (0.046%) NAS
8 1 (0.046%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.046%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.046%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 59 (2.69%) Big Data
3 48 (2.18%) NoSQL
4 40 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 39 (1.78%) MySQL
6 35 (1.59%) Hadoop
7 34 (1.55%) MongoDB
8 28 (1.27%) Blockchain
8 28 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (1.09%) Cosmos DB
10 18 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 16 (0.73%) Power BI
11 16 (0.73%) QlikView
12 15 (0.68%) Oracle Database
13 13 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
13 13 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (0.50%) Redis
16 10 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 267 (12.15%) Git (software)
2 150 (6.83%) JIRA
3 129 (5.87%) Axure RP
4 120 (5.46%) webpack
5 89 (4.05%) Selenium
6 88 (4.01%) Jenkins
7 77 (3.50%) Jasmine
8 64 (2.91%) gulp
9 61 (2.78%) Subversion
10 54 (2.46%) Grunt
11 49 (2.23%) Visual Studio
12 44 (2.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 39 (1.78%) Babel
14 38 (1.73%) Maven
15 37 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
16 34 (1.55%) Cucumber
17 32 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
18 30 (1.37%) Mocha
19 28 (1.27%) Mercurial
19 28 (1.27%) Xcode
General
1 526 (23.94%) Finance
2 221 (10.06%) Banking
3 159 (7.24%) Marketing
4 153 (6.96%) Retail
5 55 (2.50%) Publishing
6 50 (2.28%) Investment Banking
7 49 (2.23%) Legal
8 47 (2.14%) Telecoms
9 40 (1.82%) Advertising
9 40 (1.82%) Front Office
9 40 (1.82%) Games
10 20 (0.91%) Retail Banking
11 18 (0.82%) Law
12 15 (0.68%) Billing
13 12 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.55%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.50%) Electronics
15 9 (0.41%) Automotive
16 8 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 835 (38.01%) Developer
2 570 (25.94%) Designer
3 427 (19.44%) UX Designer
4 223 (10.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 178 (8.10%) UI Designer
6 161 (7.33%) React Developer
7 155 (7.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 151 (6.87%) Analyst
9 126 (5.74%) UI/UX Designer
10 109 (4.96%) Senior Developer
11 107 (4.87%) UI Developer
12 98 (4.46%) Senior Designer
13 94 (4.28%) Architect
13 94 (4.28%) Business Analyst
13 94 (4.28%) Web Developer
14 93 (4.23%) User Experience Researcher
15 89 (4.05%) Angular Developer
16 76 (3.46%) Digital Designer
17 75 (3.41%) UX Developer
18 73 (3.32%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 669 (30.45%) CSS
2 651 (29.63%) HTML
3 347 (15.79%) HTML5
4 334 (15.20%) AngularJS
5 270 (12.29%) React
6 248 (11.29%) CSS3
7 235 (10.70%) Node.js
8 207 (9.42%) REST
9 165 (7.51%) Sass
10 160 (7.28%) Redux
11 150 (6.83%) RESTful
12 127 (5.78%) JSON
13 119 (5.42%) jQuery
14 117 (5.33%) .NET
15 102 (4.64%) Web Services
16 89 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 71 (3.23%) React Native
18 68 (3.10%) Spring
19 63 (2.87%) LESS
20 62 (2.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 279 (12.70%) Mobile App
2 170 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 85 (3.87%) Fintech
5 79 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
6 52 (2.37%) Data Structures
7 48 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
8 47 (2.14%) Algorithms
8 47 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (1.41%) Management Information System
10 29 (1.32%) Graphic Design
10 29 (1.32%) iPad
11 26 (1.18%) Animation
12 25 (1.14%) Social Media
13 22 (1.00%) iPhone
14 19 (0.86%) Video on Demand
15 18 (0.82%) Blog
15 18 (0.82%) Fixed Income
15 18 (0.82%) Over-the-Top Content
16 16 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 195 (8.88%) Apple iOS
2 188 (8.56%) Android
3 69 (3.14%) Linux
4 43 (1.96%) Windows
5 24 (1.09%) Windows 10
6 21 (0.96%) Unix
7 11 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.23%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.23%) Windows Server
12 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.14%) CentOS
13 3 (0.14%) Debian
14 2 (0.091%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.091%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.046%) Nucleus RTOS
15 1 (0.046%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,114 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (17.34%) Scrum
3 379 (17.25%) Wireframes
4 303 (13.79%) TDD
5 277 (12.61%) Front End Development
6 234 (10.65%) Analytics
7 223 (10.15%) Prototyping
8 210 (9.56%) E-Commerce
8 210 (9.56%) Web Development
9 190 (8.65%) BDD
10 175 (7.97%) Problem-Solving
11 168 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
12 142 (6.46%) Test Automation
13 139 (6.33%) OO
14 134 (6.10%) MVC
15 133 (6.05%) Microservices
16 129 (5.87%) DevOps
17 121 (5.51%) Responsive Web Design
18 109 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
19 105 (4.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 705 (32.09%) JavaScript
2 253 (11.52%) Java
3 175 (7.97%) SQL
4 145 (6.60%) ES6
5 115 (5.23%) C#
6 77 (3.50%) Python
7 75 (3.41%) TypeScript
8 55 (2.50%) Apple Swift
9 41 (1.87%) JSX
10 39 (1.78%) Scala
11 38 (1.73%) Java 8
12 37 (1.68%) Objective-C
13 28 (1.27%) PHP
14 27 (1.23%) Kotlin
15 24 (1.09%) C
16 22 (1.00%) Go
17 20 (0.91%) Ruby
18 18 (0.82%) C++
19 17 (0.77%) ES8
20 16 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 175 (7.97%) Degree
2 93 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 76 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 38 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (0.68%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.46%) ISEB
8 9 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
9 8 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.36%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.32%) PMP
11 6 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.23%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.18%) CBAP
14 2 (0.091%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.091%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.091%) PhD
14 2 (0.091%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 1 (0.046%) CIPD
15 1 (0.046%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (5.19%) QA
2 12 (0.55%) GDPR
2 12 (0.55%) WCAG
3 11 (0.50%) Actionable Recommendations
3 11 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.41%) PMO
5 6 (0.27%) GCP
5 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.046%) GxP
8 1 (0.046%) PSD2
8 1 (0.046%) WAI
System Software
1 64 (2.91%) Docker
2 17 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.23%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.14%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.14%) HDFS
5 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.091%) etcd
6 2 (0.091%) Varnish
7 1 (0.046%) vSphere
7 1 (0.046%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (0.91%) Kubernetes
2 14 (0.64%) SCCM
3 13 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
5 11 (0.50%) Terraform
6 10 (0.46%) Puppet
7 7 (0.32%) Grafana
8 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.23%) Ansible
9 5 (0.23%) HockeyApp
10 4 (0.18%) Kibana
10 4 (0.18%) logstash
11 3 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.14%) Graphite
11 3 (0.14%) Salt
11 3 (0.14%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.091%) SCOM
12 2 (0.091%) systemd
12 2 (0.091%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.091%) WSUS
Vendors
1 243 (11.06%) Adobe
2 101 (4.60%) Microsoft
3 69 (3.14%) Google
4 44 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 34 (1.55%) Oracle
6 33 (1.50%) Apple
7 32 (1.46%) SAP
8 24 (1.09%) Twitter
9 23 (1.05%) Sitecore
10 19 (0.86%) Tableau
11 17 (0.77%) Splunk
12 16 (0.73%) ServiceNow
13 15 (0.68%) IBM
14 12 (0.55%) Informatica
14 12 (0.55%) Red Hat
15 11 (0.50%) Citrix
15 11 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
16 7 (0.32%) Marketo
16 7 (0.32%) Workday
17 6 (0.27%) CA Agile Central