Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 34 33
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 +9
Contract jobs citing User Experience 8 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.69% 0.76% 3.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.67% 2.15% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 7
Staffordshire median daily rate £395 - £375
10th Percentile £314 - £298
90th Percentile £400 - £418
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +15.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £33.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year - +34.69% -42.35%

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 120 93 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 40.40% 35.36% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 63 64
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +12.31% -10.34%
10th Percentile £266 £198 £158
90th Percentile £462 £425 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £393 £388
% change year-on-year +4.46% +1.29% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 9
Staffordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £10.30 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.88% -81.27% +323.08%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.30 £26.22
90th Percentile £59.00 £15.25 £97.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +14.29% +2.64%

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
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 10 December 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £350 -
Tamworth - 3 £400 - 1
Stafford - 1 £325 -
User Experience
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) UX Design
2 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (37.50%) FMCG
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) Hudson
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) ERP
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Logistics
2 3 (37.50%) CSS3
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (37.50%) Material Design
3 2 (25.00%) Angular 2
3 2 (25.00%) Sass
3 2 (25.00%) LESS
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) SMS

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 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Hudson
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Angular Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Web Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Web Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) CSS3
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) HTML5
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
1 3 (37.50%) Material Design
1 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (25.00%) Angular 2
2 2 (25.00%) LESS
2 2 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) Core Data
3 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) FMCG
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) ERP
2 3 (37.50%) Logistics
2 3 (37.50%) UX Design
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
2 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
2 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter
1 1 (12.50%) Xamarin