Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 29 31
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 +9
Contract jobs citing User Experience 7 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.65% 3.02% 2.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.86% 8.82% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Staffordshire median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% -
10th Percentile £328 £303 £218
90th Percentile £480 £380 £394
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £445 £350
% change year-on-year -10.11% +27.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.21 £51.00 -
% change year-on-year -40.77% - -

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 102 102 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 38.64% 34.23% 35.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 71 58
Staffordshire median daily rate £388 £345 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.32% +7.81% -20.00%
10th Percentile £295 £165 £175
90th Percentile £459 £475 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.06% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 6
Staffordshire median hourly rate £25.24 £14.48 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.31% +7.26% -15.63%
10th Percentile £17.43 £10.15 £11.54
90th Percentile £33.05 £57.50 £16.48
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.12% +13.76% -36.10%

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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 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
Lichfield 0 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £400 - 3
Tamworth - 1 £375 -
User Experience
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Games
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Servlets
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) DNA
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Java

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 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) webpack
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Project Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Full Stack Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior UI Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior UI/UX Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior UX Designer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Designer
3 1 (14.29%) UI/UX Designer
3 1 (14.29%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
3 1 (14.29%) React
3 1 (14.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Logistics
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
2 1 (14.29%) DNA
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
2 1 (14.29%) Industrial Design
2 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) QA