Period
to 24 April 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 24 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 48 69
Rank change year-on-year -25 +21 -11
Contract jobs citing User Experience 32 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.11% 3.55% 1.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.16% 10.20% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 41 19
Reading median daily rate £466 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.21% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £356 £263 £300
90th Percentile £566 £530 £502
Berkshire median daily rate £441 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +10.31% +6.67% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Reading median hourly rate £35.00 - £10.59
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.50 - £16.04

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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 447 451 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 29.50% 34.80% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 283 225
Reading median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +1.49%
10th Percentile £300 £220 £250
90th Percentile £606 £595 £600
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £417
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.92% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 22
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.14% +16.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.40 £42.50 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.10 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.17% -20.00% -11.76%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Reading

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Reading

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Reading over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Reading

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 10 (31.25%) Wireframes
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.63%) TDD
4 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.50%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 4 (12.50%) HTML5
5 4 (12.50%) Node.js
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.50%) BMC
5 4 (12.50%) Remedy
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.50%) Windows
5 4 (12.50%) HTML
5 4 (12.50%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) .NET
6 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) CSS
6 3 (9.38%) SOAP
6 3 (9.38%) Web Services
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco
6 3 (9.38%) IBM
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) Sitecore

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) InVision
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.13%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DHCP
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (3.13%) DECT
2 1 (3.13%) FTP
2 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) MPLS
2 1 (3.13%) NetScreen
2 1 (3.13%) OSPF
2 1 (3.13%) PBX
2 1 (3.13%) SMTP
2 1 (3.13%) SNMP
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Apache Ignite
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
1 3 (9.38%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.25%) gulp
2 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
2 2 (6.25%) Protractor
2 2 (6.25%) webpack
3 1 (3.13%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.13%) Grunt
3 1 (3.13%) Mocha
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Designer
1 10 (31.25%) UX Designer
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 3 (9.38%) UI Designer
3 3 (9.38%) UI/UX Designer
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Angular Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Product Owner
4 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
1 4 (12.50%) HTML
1 4 (12.50%) HTML5
1 4 (12.50%) Node.js
2 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
2 3 (9.38%) CSS
2 3 (9.38%) CSS3
2 3 (9.38%) REST
2 3 (9.38%) Sass
2 3 (9.38%) SOAP
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) Angular 2
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Flex
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (6.25%) Kafka
3 2 (6.25%) Material Design
3 2 (6.25%) NgRx
3 2 (6.25%) Redux
3 2 (6.25%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) DataPower
2 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Wireframes
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 3 (9.38%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (9.38%) Conceptual Models
6 3 (9.38%) Data Management
6 3 (9.38%) Design Thinking
6 3 (9.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (9.38%) Front End Development
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) Matrix Management
6 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.38%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) Product Management
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) ES6
3 2 (6.25%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CCDA
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) CCVP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) BMC
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.50%) Remedy
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco
2 3 (9.38%) IBM
2 3 (9.38%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.25%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.13%) Apple
4 1 (3.13%) Avaya
4 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Juniper
4 1 (3.13%) Nortel
4 1 (3.13%) SAP