Period
to 14 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 14 October 2019 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 44 65
Rank change year-on-year -8 +21 -4
Contract jobs citing User Experience 34 80 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.75% 5.02% 2.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.70% 16.84% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 53 20
Wales median daily rate £390 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £256 £325 £312
90th Percentile £525 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -18.89% +25.00% +12.50%

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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 391 475 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.63% 29.80% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 336 212
Wales median daily rate £406 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £235 £145
90th Percentile £613 £584 £515
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 15 18
Wales median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £24.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.83% -29.49% +21.82%
10th Percentile £11.80 £13.00 £13.05
90th Percentile £38.75 £24.10 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Wales

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Wales

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Experience in Wales over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Wales

User Experience
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Experience in Wales

User Experience
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 14 October 2019. 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
South Wales +1 32 £390 -4.59% 23
West Wales 0 2 £453 - 2
User Experience
UK

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 Wales region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 15 (44.12%) HTML
1 15 (44.12%) CSS
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 12 (35.29%) Front End Development
4 9 (26.47%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (23.53%) ES6
5 8 (23.53%) Scrum
6 7 (20.59%) HTML5
7 6 (17.65%) User Stories
7 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.71%) ISEB
8 5 (14.71%) PMP
8 5 (14.71%) PMI Certification
8 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
8 5 (14.71%) Web Design
8 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (14.71%) jQuery
8 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
8 5 (14.71%) JIRA
8 5 (14.71%) Analytics
8 5 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (14.71%) Office 365
8 5 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (14.71%) Information Architecture
8 5 (14.71%) Balsamiq
8 5 (14.71%) Prototyping
8 5 (14.71%) Wireframes

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) Drupal
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) InVision
2 1 (2.94%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 4 (11.76%) Azure
2 4 (11.76%) npm
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Intranet
2 1 (2.94%) SSH
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Balsamiq
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
1 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (11.76%) Grunt
2 4 (11.76%) gulp
2 4 (11.76%) webpack
3 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (23.53%) Designer
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Security Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) UX Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Designer
5 3 (8.82%) UI Designer
5 3 (8.82%) UI/UX Designer
5 3 (8.82%) User Researcher
6 2 (5.88%) Content Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (5.88%) React Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior UX Designer
7 1 (2.94%) Angular Developer
7 1 (2.94%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (2.94%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) CSS
1 15 (44.12%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) HTML5
3 5 (14.71%) jQuery
3 5 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (11.76%) CSS3
4 4 (11.76%) DOM
4 4 (11.76%) LESS
4 4 (11.76%) Sass
4 4 (11.76%) Semantic HTML
5 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.82%) React
5 3 (8.82%) REST
6 1 (2.94%) Redux
6 1 (2.94%) Vue.js
6 1 (2.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
1 3 (8.82%) Virtual Team
1 3 (8.82%) W3C
2 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Front End Development
3 9 (26.47%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (23.53%) Scrum
5 6 (17.65%) User Stories
6 5 (14.71%) Analytics
6 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (14.71%) Information Architecture
6 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
6 5 (14.71%) Prototyping
6 5 (14.71%) Web Design
6 5 (14.71%) Wireframes
7 4 (11.76%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
7 4 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) Transpiler
7 4 (11.76%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 8 (23.53%) ES6
3 3 (8.82%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) ISEB
1 5 (14.71%) PMI Certification
1 5 (14.71%) PMP
2 4 (11.76%) CISM
2 4 (11.76%) CISSP
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) SANS
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (11.76%) GDPR
1 4 (11.76%) HIPAA
1 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.88%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Apple
3 1 (2.94%) Kaspersky
3 1 (2.94%) McAfee