Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 28 36
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 -5
Contract jobs citing User Experience 6 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.28% 4.01% 1.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.06% 14.85% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 5
Staffordshire median daily rate £438 £370 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.24% -2.63% +4.83%
10th Percentile £379 £325 £218
90th Percentile £484 £414 £394
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +26.53% -42.35% +150.00%

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 99 101 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.64% 27.01% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 59 88
Staffordshire median daily rate £380 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +5.66% -11.67%
10th Percentile £250 £158 £205
90th Percentile £450 £465 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate £10.30 £31.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.30% +142.31% +4.00%
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.49 £18.47 £17.50
% change year-on-year +27.18% +5.54% -14.63%

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 24 February 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 - 2 - -
Stoke-on-Trent +3 1 £400 - 4
User Experience
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Servlets
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 2 (33.33%) TypeScript
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) React
2 2 (33.33%) webpack
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) DNA
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Industrial Design

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) webpack
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior UI Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior UI/UX Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior UX Designer
4 1 (16.67%) UI Designer
4 1 (16.67%) UI/UX Designer
4 1 (16.67%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) React
2 2 (33.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) DNA
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Industrial Design
2 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) TypeScript