Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 29 36
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 +3
Contract jobs citing User Experience 12 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.36% 2.56% 2.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.24% 10.45% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 12
Slough median daily rate £463 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% +3.56% +25.61%
10th Percentile £431 £400 £250
90th Percentile £491 £400 £399
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £175.00
Berkshire median hourly rate - £15.00 £107.50
% change year-on-year - -86.05% -

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 Slough with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 98 67 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 35.64% 24.54% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 36 96
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £260 £213 £250
90th Percentile £530 £506 £516
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Slough median hourly rate - £26.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.97% +139.07%
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year -16.28% +21.13% +5.19%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Slough

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 5 (41.67%) HTML5
4 5 (41.67%) Axure RP
4 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (41.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) Front End Development
4 5 (41.67%) Sass
4 5 (41.67%) LESS
4 5 (41.67%) CSS3
4 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (41.67%) Grunt
5 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (33.33%) SaaS
5 4 (33.33%) Node.js
5 4 (33.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 4 (33.33%) gulp
5 4 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
5 4 (33.33%) Animation
5 4 (33.33%) JSON
5 4 (33.33%) Subversion
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (33.33%) MySQL
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) Windows

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (41.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) npm
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Axure RP
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (41.67%) Grunt
2 4 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (33.33%) gulp
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
2 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) webpack
3 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Angular Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Content Designer
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) React Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Architect
5 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Tableau Developer
5 1 (8.33%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) CSS3
3 5 (41.67%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) LESS
3 5 (41.67%) Sass
3 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (33.33%) JSON
4 4 (33.33%) Node.js
4 4 (33.33%) SVG
4 4 (33.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 4 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) DHTML
5 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
6 1 (8.33%) Cocoa
6 1 (8.33%) React
6 1 (8.33%) RESTful
6 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 5 (41.67%) Front End Development
3 4 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Use Case
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) Campaign Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Apex Code
3 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
3 1 (8.33%) ES6
3 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy
1 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) ClickTale
2 1 (8.33%) Pardot
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau