Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for UserZoom skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UserZoom over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

UserZoom
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 856 821 843
Rank change year-on-year -35 +22 +8
Contract jobs citing UserZoom 32 14 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.015% 0.035%
As % of the Applications category 0.36% 0.18% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 32
UK median daily rate £405 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -23.81% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £525
% change year-on-year +6.67% -28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
UK median hourly rate - £47.50 £24.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +96.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

UserZoom is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8,818 7,971 10,095
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.69% 8.82% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,317 4,635 6,063
UK median daily rate £363 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.71% +3.55% +1.88%
10th Percentile £145 £145 £155
90th Percentile £550 £538 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.54% - +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 774 723 891
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -0.62% +7.33%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.84 £10.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £43.75 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £16.09
% change year-on-year +1.67% -6.77% +14.93%

UserZoom
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing UserZoom as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for UserZoom in the UK

UserZoom
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UserZoom in the UK

UserZoom
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UserZoom over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UserZoom in the UK

UserZoom
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UserZoom in the UK

UserZoom
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UserZoom within the UK over the 6 months to 25 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
England -27 32 £405 +1.25% 1
UK excluding London -13 23 £400 +6.67% 1
Midlands +7 16 £375 - 1
East Midlands +14 15 £375 +3.45% 1
London -49 9 £450 -7.69%
South East - 7 £425 -
West Midlands -24 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing UserZoom 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 with a requirement for UserZoom.

1 32 (100.00%) User Experience
2 29 (90.63%) Axure RP
2 29 (90.63%) Usability Testing
3 28 (87.50%) Ethnography
4 24 (75.00%) Prototyping
4 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (71.88%) Ethnographic Research
6 22 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (59.38%) Rapid Prototyping
7 19 (59.38%) Guerrilla Testing
7 19 (59.38%) InVision
7 19 (59.38%) Wireframes
7 19 (59.38%) Benchmarking
8 18 (56.25%) Task Model
8 18 (56.25%) User Stories
9 17 (53.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (53.13%) HTML
9 17 (53.13%) CSS
9 17 (53.13%) Psychology
9 17 (53.13%) Human Factors
10 16 (50.00%) Degree
10 16 (50.00%) Co-Creation
11 15 (46.88%) Cognitive Psychology
11 15 (46.88%) Apple iOS
11 15 (46.88%) Android
12 12 (37.50%) JIRA
12 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
12 12 (37.50%) Finance
12 12 (37.50%) Analytics
12 12 (37.50%) Confluence

UserZoom
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (37.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (59.38%) InVision
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (6.25%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 29 (90.63%) Axure RP
2 12 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 11 (34.38%) Legal
2 11 (34.38%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Publishing
4 1 (3.13%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) User Experience Researcher
2 9 (28.13%) User Researcher
3 5 (15.63%) Designer
3 5 (15.63%) UX Designer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Designer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) CSS
1 17 (53.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (100.00%) User Experience
2 22 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Android
1 15 (46.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Usability Testing
2 28 (87.50%) Ethnography
3 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (75.00%) Prototyping
4 23 (71.88%) Ethnographic Research
5 19 (59.38%) Benchmarking
5 19 (59.38%) Guerrilla Testing
5 19 (59.38%) Rapid Prototyping
5 19 (59.38%) Wireframes
6 18 (56.25%) Task Model
6 18 (56.25%) User Stories
7 17 (53.13%) Human Factors
7 17 (53.13%) Psychology
7 17 (53.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (50.00%) Co-Creation
9 15 (46.88%) Cognitive Psychology
10 12 (37.50%) Analytics
11 10 (31.25%) B2B
12 6 (18.75%) Qualitative Research
12 6 (18.75%) Quantitative Research
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) Capita