Period
to 8 December 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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 49 35
Rank change year-on-year +2 -14 +1
Contract jobs citing User Experience 10 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.98% 1.61% 3.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.70% 9.20% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 10
Somerset median daily rate £375 £369 £279
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +32.29% -20.36%
10th Percentile £268 £306 £219
90th Percentile £445 £427 £483
South West median daily rate £388 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Somerset median hourly rate - - £40.25
South West median hourly rate - - £37.00

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 115 87 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 22.77% 17.54% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 52 86
Somerset median daily rate £450 £351 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.11% +0.36% -
10th Percentile £244 £152 £113
90th Percentile £675 £536 £475
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 8
Somerset median hourly rate £30.50 £39.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.78% -7.60% +66.02%
10th Percentile £11.15 £36.44 £11.86
90th Percentile £42.68 £42.93 £49.13
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £41.53 £34.00
% change year-on-year +1.13% +22.15% +30.14%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Somerset over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 8 December 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
Bath +9 4 £300 -18.64% 3
Street - 2 £463 -
Taunton - 2 £388 - 3
User Experience
South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Sketch
3 4 (40.00%) InVision
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Adobe
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) UXPin
5 2 (20.00%) Service Design
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (20.00%) UX Design
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) PaaS
5 2 (20.00%) Master's Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
6 1 (10.00%) Design Thinking
6 1 (10.00%) Adobe XD
6 1 (10.00%) Co-Creation
6 1 (10.00%) Figma
6 1 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) Balsamiq
6 1 (10.00%) Axure RP

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:

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Sketch
2 4 (40.00%) InVision
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (20.00%) UXPin
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe XD
4 1 (10.00%) Figma
4 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (10.00%) Balsamiq
1 1 (10.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Designer
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) UX Designer
2 3 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (20.00%) UI Designer
3 2 (20.00%) UI/UX Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead UX Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) React
4 1 (10.00%) Vue.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Service Design
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) UX Design
4 1 (10.00%) Co-Creation
4 1 (10.00%) Design Thinking
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Qualitative Research
4 1 (10.00%) Remote Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
1 1 (10.00%) Nmap
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) BMC
2 1 (10.00%) Cadence
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Tripwire