Period
to 23 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term User Experience in contract job vacancies advertised in Watford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Experience over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 38 22
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16 +3
Contract jobs citing User Experience 15 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.52% 1.25% 5.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.16% 3.48% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 10
Watford median daily rate £350 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £213 £378 £259
90th Percentile £775 £423 £450
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire 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 Watford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 114 115 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 34.34% 35.94% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 58 32
Watford median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £223 £130 £225
90th Percentile £550 £553 £536
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Watford median hourly rate £36.00 £11.33 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +217.74% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +118.75% - -50.77%

User Experience
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for User Experience in Watford

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Experience in Watford

User Experience
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Watford

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

1 10 (66.67%) CSS
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) jQuery
3 8 (53.33%) Front End Development
4 6 (40.00%) Magento
4 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
4 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (40.00%) Sass
4 6 (40.00%) LESS
4 6 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (40.00%) XHTML
5 5 (33.33%) Retail
5 5 (33.33%) Ajax
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) JSP
6 3 (20.00%) PHP
6 3 (20.00%) IBM
6 3 (20.00%) Subversion
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Grunt
6 3 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (20.00%) Jasmine
6 3 (20.00%) hybris
6 3 (20.00%) Mercurial
6 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

User Experience
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (13.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Grunt
2 3 (20.00%) gulp
2 3 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 3 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
1 8 (53.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Designer
2 2 (13.33%) Retail Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) UX Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) UI Designer
3 1 (6.67%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) CSS
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) jQuery
3 6 (40.00%) LESS
3 6 (40.00%) Sass
3 6 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (40.00%) XHTML
4 5 (33.33%) Ajax
4 5 (33.33%) JSP
5 2 (13.33%) DOM
5 2 (13.33%) Java EE
5 2 (13.33%) Java SE
5 2 (13.33%) JAXB
5 2 (13.33%) JSTL
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) SAX
5 2 (13.33%) Servlets
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Vector Graphics
2 2 (13.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (53.33%) Front End Development
3 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Wireframes
5 2 (13.33%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (13.33%) B2B
5 2 (13.33%) B2C
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) Kanban
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Multichannel Retail
5 2 (13.33%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (13.33%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
1 2 (13.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) hybris
1 3 (20.00%) IBM