Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 38 38
Rank change year-on-year +16 0 -8
Contract jobs citing User Experience 24 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.58% 3.13% 1.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.33% 9.22% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 4
Watford median daily rate £500 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -33.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £228 £200 £209
90th Percentile £610 £340 £444
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +17.65% +21.43% -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 147 141 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 40.27% 33.89% 32.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 71 44
Watford median daily rate £475 £388 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +1.64% +1.67%
10th Percentile £228 £200 £116
90th Percentile £574 £525 £526
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 - £12.05
10th Percentile £22.75 - £11.68
90th Percentile £50.63 - £12.43
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year +31.25% -4.48% -27.93%

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 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Service Design
3 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
5 6 (25.00%) B2B
6 5 (20.83%) Retail
6 5 (20.83%) Photoshop
6 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
7 4 (16.67%) InVision
7 4 (16.67%) CSS
7 4 (16.67%) Adobe
7 4 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (16.67%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) Degree
7 4 (16.67%) Graphic Design
7 4 (16.67%) Animation
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (16.67%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (12.50%) DNA
9 2 (8.33%) Java
9 2 (8.33%) B2C
9 2 (8.33%) Finance
9 2 (8.33%) Migration
9 2 (8.33%) Scrum

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 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Photoshop
2 4 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
2 4 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (16.67%) Final Cut Pro
2 4 (16.67%) InVision
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (20.83%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Designer
2 12 (50.00%) UX Designer
3 4 (16.67%) Digital Designer
3 4 (16.67%) UI Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (8.33%) Retail Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) UX Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Digital Designer
5 1 (4.17%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) CSS
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) Ajax
2 2 (8.33%) DOM
2 2 (8.33%) HTML5
2 2 (8.33%) Java EE
2 2 (8.33%) Java SE
2 2 (8.33%) JAXB
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) JSP
2 2 (8.33%) JSTL
2 2 (8.33%) REST
2 2 (8.33%) RESTful
2 2 (8.33%) SAX
2 2 (8.33%) Servlets
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Animation
1 4 (16.67%) Graphic Design
1 4 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.17%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Service Design
3 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
5 6 (25.00%) B2B
6 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
7 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (12.50%) DNA
9 2 (8.33%) B2C
9 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Customer Insight
9 2 (8.33%) Kanban
9 2 (8.33%) Migration
9 2 (8.33%) Multichannel Retail
9 2 (8.33%) Scrum
9 2 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (8.33%) UML
9 2 (8.33%) Use Case
9 2 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
1 2 (8.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Adobe