Period
to 15 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 15 July 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 53 69
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16 -4
Contract jobs citing User Experience 34 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.55% 2.94% 1.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.58% 11.31% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 18
South Wales median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £375 £200 £272
90th Percentile £594 £598 £464
Wales median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 355 283 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 26.59% 25.96% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 207 206
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £217 £179 £216
90th Percentile £575 £503 £513
Wales median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 12
South Wales median hourly rate £19.13 £35.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.34% +42.86% +55.56%
10th Percentile £15.41 £13.62 £12.75
90th Percentile £46.06 £77.50 £59.25
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -41.94% +62.50% +31.15%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in South Wales

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in South Wales

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in South Wales over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in South Wales

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience in South Wales

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 15 July 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
Cardiff -20 17 £425 +6.25% 10
Newport +1 15 £450 -16.28% 3
User Experience
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 South Wales region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Mentoring
3 10 (29.41%) Coaching
3 10 (29.41%) HTML
4 9 (26.47%) CSS
5 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 8 (23.53%) Scrum
5 8 (23.53%) UX Design
6 6 (17.65%) Analytics
6 6 (17.65%) Marketing
6 6 (17.65%) Finance
7 4 (11.76%) Python
7 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
7 4 (11.76%) Wireframes
8 3 (8.82%) Prototyping
8 3 (8.82%) React
8 3 (8.82%) User Stories
8 3 (8.82%) Docker
8 3 (8.82%) Flask
8 3 (8.82%) Axure RP
8 3 (8.82%) Statistics
8 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
8 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.82%) Adobe
8 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
8 3 (8.82%) Project Management
9 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
9 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (2.94%) Apache Pig
1 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (5.88%) InVision
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.94%) Big Data
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Axure RP
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
1 6 (17.65%) Marketing
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Electronics
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Games
4 1 (2.94%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Designer
2 7 (20.59%) Product Owner
2 7 (20.59%) UX Designer
3 6 (17.65%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Product Manager
4 4 (11.76%) UI Designer
4 4 (11.76%) UI/UX Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum Master
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.88%) Interaction Designer
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Product Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Python Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Python Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Interaction Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) User Researcher
7 1 (2.94%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) HTML
2 9 (26.47%) CSS
3 3 (8.82%) Flask
3 3 (8.82%) React
4 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.88%) CSS3
4 2 (5.88%) HTML5
4 2 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) .NET
5 1 (2.94%) Android SDK
5 1 (2.94%) Retrofit
5 1 (2.94%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Fintech
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Mentoring
3 10 (29.41%) Coaching
4 8 (23.53%) Scrum
4 8 (23.53%) UX Design
5 6 (17.65%) Analytics
6 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Wireframes
7 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) Prototyping
7 3 (8.82%) Statistics
7 3 (8.82%) User Stories
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.88%) Rapid Prototyping
8 2 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) R
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Adobe
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.94%) Hortonworks