Period
to 20 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 20 January 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 42 33
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9 +6
Contract jobs citing User Experience 6 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.30% 2.60% 3.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.12% 11.65% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Somerset median daily rate £375 £279 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.53% -20.36% -6.67%
10th Percentile £308 £219 £255
90th Percentile £428 £498 £471
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Somerset median hourly rate - £40.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.63% -8.83%
South West median hourly rate £24.91 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -39.98% +3.75% -8.57%

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 Somerset with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 98 103 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 21.30% 22.29% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 69 50
Somerset median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £213 £110 £105
90th Percentile £538 £475 £541
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 42
Somerset median hourly rate £39.50 £40.25 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.86% +31.97% -30.68%
10th Percentile £36.44 £19.56 £12.00
90th Percentile £42.93 £44.18 £42.48
South West median hourly rate £41.52 £30.50 £27.69
% change year-on-year +36.11% +10.15% -26.16%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Somerset

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Somerset

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience in Somerset

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
Yeovil -6 3 - -
Bath - 2 £369 - 6
User Experience
South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Somerset region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) API Development
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Monetate
3 1 (16.67%) InVision
3 1 (16.67%) Marvel
3 1 (16.67%) Personalization
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (16.67%) Marvel
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) UX Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) UI Designer
3 1 (16.67%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
1 3 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) API Development
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Personalization
2 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
2 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) Monetate