Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 47 46
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +27
Contract jobs citing User Experience 60 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.40% 3.23% 3.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.46% 11.15% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 21 36
South Wales median daily rate £405 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £325
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
Wales median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
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 415 269 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 30.43% 28.99% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 196 257
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +7.59%
10th Percentile £275 £165 £175
90th Percentile £588 £500 £525
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 9
South Wales median hourly rate £20.03 £35.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.79% +37.25% +61.90%
10th Percentile £13.48 £14.80 £16.05
90th Percentile £29.45 £42.25 £64.75
Wales median hourly rate £18.19 £24.82 £20.38
% change year-on-year -26.73% +21.82% +48.72%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -7 35 £405 +1.25% 5
Newport -12 14 £400 -5.88%
User Experience
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.67%) CSS
3 21 (35.00%) Wireframes
4 18 (30.00%) HTML
5 16 (26.67%) User Stories
6 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
6 13 (21.67%) Prototyping
7 12 (20.00%) Finance
7 12 (20.00%) Scrum
8 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 9 (15.00%) Adobe
9 9 (15.00%) Axure RP
9 9 (15.00%) Quantitative Research
10 8 (13.33%) Front End Development
10 8 (13.33%) Mobile First
10 8 (13.33%) CSS3
10 8 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (13.33%) Qualitative Research
10 8 (13.33%) jQuery
10 8 (13.33%) Rapid Prototyping
10 8 (13.33%) HTML5
11 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
11 7 (11.67%) Sass
11 7 (11.67%) Marketing
11 7 (11.67%) Service Design
12 6 (10.00%) gulp
12 6 (10.00%) webpack
12 6 (10.00%) Python
12 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (8.33%) Grunt

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 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) InVision
2 2 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (3.33%) npm
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Big Data
2 3 (5.00%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Axure RP
2 6 (10.00%) gulp
2 6 (10.00%) webpack
3 5 (8.33%) Grunt
4 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.33%) Android Studio
5 2 (3.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.33%) JIRA
5 2 (3.33%) Subversion
6 1 (1.67%) Babel
6 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Marketing
3 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Dutch Language
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Publishing
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Developer
2 16 (26.67%) Designer
3 15 (25.00%) UX Designer
4 12 (20.00%) User Researcher
5 7 (11.67%) UI Designer
5 7 (11.67%) UI/UX Designer
5 7 (11.67%) UX Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Angular Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (5.00%) Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Product Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Product Owner
8 3 (5.00%) User Experience Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Digital Product Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Python Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Scrum Master
9 2 (3.33%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.33%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) CSS
2 18 (30.00%) HTML
3 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
4 8 (13.33%) CSS3
4 8 (13.33%) HTML5
4 8 (13.33%) jQuery
5 7 (11.67%) Sass
6 3 (5.00%) Django
6 3 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.33%) Flask
7 2 (3.33%) Node.js
7 2 (3.33%) React
7 2 (3.33%) RequireJS
8 1 (1.67%) .NET
8 1 (1.67%) Android SDK
8 1 (1.67%) Apollo GraphQL
8 1 (1.67%) Next.js
8 1 (1.67%) Retrofit
8 1 (1.67%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.00%) Blog
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) Fintech
4 2 (3.33%) W3C
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) Wireframes
3 16 (26.67%) User Stories
4 13 (21.67%) Prototyping
5 12 (20.00%) Scrum
6 9 (15.00%) Quantitative Research
7 8 (13.33%) Front End Development
7 8 (13.33%) Mobile First
7 8 (13.33%) Qualitative Research
7 8 (13.33%) Rapid Prototyping
7 8 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (11.67%) Service Design
9 4 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (5.00%) Machine Learning
10 3 (5.00%) Psychology
10 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.00%) UX Design
10 3 (5.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (3.33%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) R
4 1 (1.67%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) ES6
4 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Adobe
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.67%) Hortonworks
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) OutSystems
3 1 (1.67%) SAP
3 1 (1.67%) WooCommerce