Period
to 25 April 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 25 April 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 28 25
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +5
Contract jobs citing User Experience 5 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.60% 2.62% 3.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.04% 6.73% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 9
Staffordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £319 £363 £316
90th Percentile £425 £481 £415
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £441
% change year-on-year +12.50% -9.35% +26.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £30.21 -
% change year-on-year +57.26% - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 71 104 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 36.98% 38.95% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 64 73
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +12.32% +6.15%
10th Percentile £262 £295 £165
90th Percentile £456 £459 £462
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 13
Staffordshire median hourly rate £17.75 £14.99 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.41% -48.31% +114.81%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.34 £11.33
90th Percentile £55.00 £29.14 £89.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.06 £19.00 £21.47
% change year-on-year -10.21% -11.48% +35.64%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Staffordshire

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Staffordshire

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Staffordshire

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 25 April 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
Tamworth -1 1 £400 +6.67% 1
Stafford - 1 £400 - 1
User Experience
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Disruptive Innovation
3 2 (40.00%) React
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) LESS
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (20.00%) FMCG
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (40.00%) React Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) UX Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (40.00%) LESS
2 2 (40.00%) React
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) RequireJS
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Disruptive Innovation
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) UX Design
3 1 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft