Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 53 70
Rank change year-on-year +17 +17 +5
Contract jobs citing User Experience 42 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.28% 3.17% 2.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.77% 10.70% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 21
South Wales median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £323 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
Wales median daily rate £413 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -2.94% +17.24% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
South Wales median hourly rate £108.00 - £11.50
Wales median hourly rate £108.00 - £11.50

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 305 327 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 31.09% 29.62% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 247 226
South Wales median daily rate £369 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.60% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £143 £162 £210
90th Percentile £475 £525 £475
Wales median daily rate £351 £388 £343
% change year-on-year -9.42% +13.14% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 13
South Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.17% +12.20% +41.38%
10th Percentile £14.85 £17.50 £9.28
90th Percentile £56.40 £40.00 £29.20
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £20.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year +72.84% +10.96% +21.67%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 -2 21 £400 -0.62%
Newport +24 16 £425 -5.56% 1
User Experience
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Prototyping
3 12 (28.57%) Wireframes
3 12 (28.57%) HTML
3 12 (28.57%) CSS
4 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 9 (21.43%) Service Design
4 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 7 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
5 7 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (14.29%) Scrum
6 6 (14.29%) Axure RP
6 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (11.90%) SEO
7 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
7 5 (11.90%) Multivariate Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Web Development
8 4 (9.52%) Retail
8 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.52%) Skype
8 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
8 4 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (7.14%) HTML5
9 3 (7.14%) Customer Insight
9 3 (7.14%) Node.js
9 3 (7.14%) CSS3
9 3 (7.14%) React

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 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Skype
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Grunt
2 1 (2.38%) gulp
2 1 (2.38%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Designer
2 9 (21.43%) UX Designer
3 7 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (14.29%) Head of Architecture
5 5 (11.90%) Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) User Researcher
6 4 (9.52%) UI Designer
6 4 (9.52%) UI Developer
6 4 (9.52%) UI/UX Designer
6 4 (9.52%) User Experience Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Digital Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.76%) User Experience Researcher
9 1 (2.38%) SAP P2P Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) CSS
1 12 (28.57%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) CSS3
2 3 (7.14%) HTML5
2 3 (7.14%) Node.js
2 3 (7.14%) React
3 2 (4.76%) Ajax
3 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.76%) Ext JS
3 2 (4.76%) JSON
4 1 (2.38%) Angular 2
4 1 (2.38%) LESS
4 1 (2.38%) Redux
4 1 (2.38%) RESTful
4 1 (2.38%) Sass
4 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.76%) PDA
4 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Prototyping
3 12 (28.57%) Wireframes
4 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 9 (21.43%) Service Design
5 7 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 7 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
6 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (14.29%) Scrum
7 5 (11.90%) Multivariate Testing
7 5 (11.90%) SEO
7 5 (11.90%) Web Development
8 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (7.14%) Human Factors
9 3 (7.14%) Market Research
9 3 (7.14%) Psychology
9 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.14%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) C
2 1 (2.38%) ES6
2 1 (2.38%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Lotus
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe
2 1 (2.38%) Apple
2 1 (2.38%) Ariba
2 1 (2.38%) Perforce
2 1 (2.38%) SAP