Period
to 15 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 15 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 48 82
Rank change year-on-year +5 +34 -20
Contract jobs citing User Experience 160 117 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.85% 4.14% 1.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.44% 13.34% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 97 27
Surrey median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% +3.03%
10th Percentile £381 £330 £355
90th Percentile £575 £550 £493
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 1
Surrey median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +64.38% -
10th Percentile £43.50 £37.05 £26.19
90th Percentile £52.15 £52.00 £28.56
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £23.68
% change year-on-year -5.26% +100.59% +41.97%

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 Surrey with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,036 877 662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 31.41% 31.03% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 600 425
Surrey median daily rate £475 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £290 £250 £175
90th Percentile £613 £565 £575
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 39
Surrey median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +25.00% +5.10%
10th Percentile £14.20 £10.94 £14.22
90th Percentile £52.88 £47.73 £45.27
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £19.34 £21.00
% change year-on-year +3.41% -7.90% +14.74%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Surrey

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Surrey

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Surrey over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Surrey

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience in Surrey

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 15 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
Staines -9 21 £500 +5.26% 3
Reigate -6 13 £513 -2.38%
Woking - 10 £425 - 5
Redhill +12 9 £475 -3.80% 1
Guildford -13 8 £425 -2.30% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -22 7 £578 +16.89%
Chertsey +7 6 £500 +150.00% 1
Leatherhead -3 6 - - 7
Egham - 3 £325 -
Camberley - 2 £531 - 1
Weybridge -4 1 £275 -31.25%
Tadworth - 1 £500 -
Epsom - 1 £200 -
Cobham - 1 £375 - 1
User Experience
South East

For the 6 months to 15 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 Surrey region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 83 (51.88%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (40.63%) CSS
3 58 (36.25%) HTML
4 55 (34.38%) JavaScript
5 45 (28.13%) AngularJS
6 43 (26.88%) Node.js
7 39 (24.38%) Axure RP
7 39 (24.38%) Wireframes
8 31 (19.38%) Scrum
9 30 (18.75%) JIRA
9 30 (18.75%) QA
10 29 (18.13%) Finance
11 27 (16.88%) Marketing
11 27 (16.88%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 27 (16.88%) Front End Development
12 25 (15.63%) InVision
13 23 (14.38%) Git (software)
14 22 (13.75%) HTML5
14 22 (13.75%) Prototyping
15 20 (12.50%) Design Thinking
16 19 (11.88%) Angular 2
16 19 (11.88%) Sass
16 19 (11.88%) Confluence
16 19 (11.88%) CSS3
16 19 (11.88%) Banking
17 18 (11.25%) Analytics
17 18 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
18 17 (10.63%) Mentoring
18 17 (10.63%) Protractor

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 19 (11.88%) Confluence
2 6 (3.75%) CMS
3 3 (1.88%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.25%) CICS
4 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.63%) Marvel
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (15.63%) InVision
2 17 (10.63%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.25%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.63%) InDesign
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.25%) BrowserStack
2 9 (5.63%) Google Analytics
3 8 (5.00%) Lucidchart
3 8 (5.00%) SaaS
4 7 (4.38%) npm
4 7 (4.38%) Serverless
5 6 (3.75%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (3.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 3 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (1.88%) IaaS
7 3 (1.88%) PaaS
8 2 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) HTTP
1 3 (1.88%) SSL
2 1 (0.63%) Extranet
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.38%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.75%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.88%) CouchDB
4 3 (1.88%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.88%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (1.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.25%) DB2
5 2 (1.25%) Power BI
6 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.63%) GIS
6 1 (0.63%) MySQL
6 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (24.38%) Axure RP
2 30 (18.75%) JIRA
3 23 (14.38%) Git (software)
4 17 (10.63%) Cucumber
4 17 (10.63%) Protractor
5 15 (9.38%) Jasmine
6 11 (6.88%) Mocha
7 10 (6.25%) Travis CI
8 8 (5.00%) Jenkins
9 7 (4.38%) Grunt
9 7 (4.38%) gulp
10 6 (3.75%) JMeter
11 5 (3.13%) Selenium
12 4 (2.50%) Subversion
12 4 (2.50%) webpack
13 3 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.88%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.88%) MSBuild
13 3 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (18.13%) Finance
2 27 (16.88%) Marketing
3 19 (11.88%) Banking
4 10 (6.25%) Back Office
5 8 (5.00%) Retail
6 4 (2.50%) Automotive
7 3 (1.88%) Electronics
7 3 (1.88%) Legal
8 2 (1.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.63%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 61 (38.13%) Designer
2 57 (35.63%) Developer
2 57 (35.63%) UX Designer
3 24 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 19 (11.88%) UI Designer
5 17 (10.63%) UI/UX Designer
6 16 (10.00%) Angular Developer
7 14 (8.75%) Senior Designer
7 14 (8.75%) Senior UX Designer
8 11 (6.88%) Node.js Developer
8 11 (6.88%) UI Developer
8 11 (6.88%) UX Developer
9 8 (5.00%) Analyst
9 8 (5.00%) UI/UX Developer
10 7 (4.38%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (3.75%) Mobile Designer
11 6 (3.75%) Mobile UX Designer
11 6 (3.75%) Product Owner
12 5 (3.13%) Senior UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (40.63%) CSS
2 58 (36.25%) HTML
3 45 (28.13%) AngularJS
4 43 (26.88%) Node.js
5 22 (13.75%) HTML5
6 19 (11.88%) Angular 2
6 19 (11.88%) CSS3
6 19 (11.88%) Sass
7 13 (8.13%) REST
8 10 (6.25%) Web Services
9 9 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (4.38%) jQuery
10 7 (4.38%) RESTful
11 6 (3.75%) RAML
12 5 (3.13%) .NET
13 4 (2.50%) ASP.NET
13 4 (2.50%) Chai
13 4 (2.50%) Flash
13 4 (2.50%) Redux
13 4 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.75%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.88%) Mashup
5 2 (1.25%) Fintech
5 2 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.25%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.25%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.63%) Animation
6 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.63%) EPoS
6 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) NHS
6 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.63%) Social Media
6 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.50%) Android
2 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.88%) Windows
3 1 (0.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (51.88%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (24.38%) Wireframes
3 31 (19.38%) Scrum
4 27 (16.88%) Front End Development
4 27 (16.88%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 22 (13.75%) Prototyping
6 20 (12.50%) Design Thinking
7 18 (11.25%) Analytics
7 18 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (10.63%) Information Architecture
8 17 (10.63%) Mentoring
9 16 (10.00%) TDD
10 15 (9.38%) E-Commerce
10 15 (9.38%) Test Automation
10 15 (9.38%) Usability Testing
11 14 (8.75%) OO
11 14 (8.75%) Project Management
12 13 (8.13%) Asset Management
12 13 (8.13%) Software Engineering
13 12 (7.50%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 55 (34.38%) JavaScript
2 12 (7.50%) TypeScript
3 9 (5.63%) Java
4 8 (5.00%) SQL
5 7 (4.38%) C#
6 4 (2.50%) C
6 4 (2.50%) C++
6 4 (2.50%) ES6
6 4 (2.50%) Python
7 2 (1.25%) COBOL
7 2 (1.25%) Go
7 2 (1.25%) Perl
7 2 (1.25%) PL/1
7 2 (1.25%) REXX
7 2 (1.25%) VB
7 2 (1.25%) VBScript
8 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.63%) PHP
8 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (5.00%) Degree
2 6 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.25%) ISEB
3 2 (1.25%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.25%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.25%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.25%) PMP
4 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.75%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) PMO
3 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (6.25%) Docker
2 2 (1.25%) ACF2
2 2 (1.25%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 11 (6.88%) Adobe
2 9 (5.63%) Atlassian
3 8 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (4.38%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 7 (4.38%) MuleSoft
5 6 (3.75%) ClickTale
6 5 (3.13%) Workday
7 4 (2.50%) Google
8 2 (1.25%) Facebook
8 2 (1.25%) HP
8 2 (1.25%) IBM
8 2 (1.25%) SAP
9 1 (0.63%) Apple
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.63%) Nintex