Period
to 23 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 23 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 39 41
Rank change year-on-year +22 +2 +12
Contract jobs citing User Experience 43 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 6.87% 4.11% 3.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.29% 13.21% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 13
Swindon median daily rate £400 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +28.91% -21.95%
10th Percentile £343 £331 £203
90th Percentile £484 £471 £411
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £413 £298
% change year-on-year -3.03% +38.66% -33.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Swindon with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 170 212 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 27.16% 31.09% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 158 189
Swindon median daily rate £420 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £312 £157 £252
90th Percentile £575 £583 £538
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £411 £350
% change year-on-year +3.34% +17.50% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 18
Swindon median hourly rate £18.75 - £13.75
10th Percentile £17.75 - £11.55
90th Percentile £19.75 - £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £23.50 £13.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +80.77% -23.52% -12.83%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Swindon

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Swindon

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Swindon over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 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 Swindon region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) Finance
3 10 (23.26%) HTML
3 10 (23.26%) CSS
4 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
5 8 (18.60%) JIRA
5 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
6 7 (16.28%) Front End Development
6 7 (16.28%) HTML5
6 7 (16.28%) Banking
7 6 (13.95%) Selenium
7 6 (13.95%) WCF
7 6 (13.95%) C#
7 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
7 6 (13.95%) SQL
7 6 (13.95%) .NET
7 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
7 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
8 5 (11.63%) REST
8 5 (11.63%) Quantitative Research
8 5 (11.63%) Service Design
8 5 (11.63%) Project Management
8 5 (11.63%) Degree
9 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.30%) Ethnography
9 4 (9.30%) Market Research
9 4 (9.30%) Human Factors
9 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (6.98%) Cognitive Psychology
10 3 (6.98%) Psychology

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 2 (4.65%) CMS
1 2 (4.65%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) Marvel
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.33%) InVision
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) CheetahMail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) JIRA
2 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.95%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.33%) Mocha
3 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (53.49%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Designer
2 12 (27.91%) UX Designer
3 8 (18.60%) Developer
3 8 (18.60%) User Researcher
4 7 (16.28%) Content Designer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Designer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Content Designer
7 4 (9.30%) Digital User Researcher
7 4 (9.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (6.98%) Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) React Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior User Experience Researcher
8 3 (6.98%) User Experience Researcher
9 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior User Researcher
9 2 (4.65%) UI Designer
9 2 (4.65%) UI/UX Designer
10 1 (2.33%) UX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) CSS
1 10 (23.26%) HTML
2 7 (16.28%) HTML5
3 6 (13.95%) .NET
3 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.95%) WCF
4 5 (11.63%) REST
5 2 (4.65%) CSS3
5 2 (4.65%) React
6 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.33%) Enzyme
6 1 (2.33%) Jest
6 1 (2.33%) jQuery
6 1 (2.33%) JSON
6 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.33%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (2.33%) SOAP
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services
6 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) RIA
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
3 7 (16.28%) Front End Development
4 5 (11.63%) Project Management
4 5 (11.63%) Quantitative Research
4 5 (11.63%) Service Design
5 4 (9.30%) Ethnography
5 4 (9.30%) Human Factors
5 4 (9.30%) Market Research
5 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.98%) Cognitive Psychology
6 3 (6.98%) Psychology
7 2 (4.65%) Scrum
7 2 (4.65%) User Stories
7 2 (4.65%) Workflow
8 1 (2.33%) Balanced Scorecard
8 1 (2.33%) Content Management
8 1 (2.33%) MVC
8 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.95%) C#
2 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe
2 1 (2.33%) Sencha
2 1 (2.33%) Sitecore