Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 35 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 -17
Contract jobs citing User Experience 19 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.44% 1.72% 4.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.87% 5.21% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 10
Watford median daily rate £263 £531 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.59% +32.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £273 £348
90th Percentile £419 £569 £450
Hertfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +10.34%
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 137 96 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 32.01% 32.99% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 48 63
Watford median daily rate £388 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £200 £105 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £460
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £381 £400
% change year-on-year -1.64% -4.69% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Watford median hourly rate £19.00 £11.69 £27.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.53% -57.84% +121.84%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £15.10 £21.50
% change year-on-year +11.29% -29.77% +43.33%

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 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Experience in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Experience also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for User Experience.

1 13 (68.42%) E-Commerce
2 11 (57.89%) DNA
3 8 (42.11%) CMS
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) SEO
4 7 (36.84%) Content Management
4 7 (36.84%) Marketing
5 6 (31.58%) Adobe
5 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
5 6 (31.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (31.58%) Digital Content Management
5 6 (31.58%) Analytics
6 5 (26.32%) Ethnography
6 5 (26.32%) Ethnographic Research
6 5 (26.32%) Heuristic Analysis
6 5 (26.32%) Wireframes
6 5 (26.32%) A/B Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Conceptual Models
6 5 (26.32%) Quantitative Research
6 5 (26.32%) Qualitative Research
6 5 (26.32%) Information Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (26.32%) Games
6 5 (26.32%) Competitor Analysis
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Usability Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Time Management
6 5 (26.32%) OmniGraffle

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 8 (42.11%) CMS
2 6 (31.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (26.32%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Marketing
2 5 (26.32%) Games
3 4 (21.05%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) Content Editor
1 5 (26.32%) Digital Content Editor
1 5 (26.32%) Digital Editor
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Business Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Junior
2 2 (10.53%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Junior Business Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Scrum Master
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Content Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Product Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Product Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) CSS
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) PRADO
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) Ajax
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (5.26%) LINQ
3 1 (5.26%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (5.26%) RequireJS
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.26%) Social Media
1 1 (5.26%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) E-Commerce
2 11 (57.89%) DNA
3 7 (36.84%) Content Management
3 7 (36.84%) SEO
4 6 (31.58%) Analytics
4 6 (31.58%) Digital Content Management
5 5 (26.32%) A/B Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Competitor Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Conceptual Models
5 5 (26.32%) Ethnographic Research
5 5 (26.32%) Ethnography
5 5 (26.32%) Heuristic Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Information Architecture
5 5 (26.32%) Qualitative Research
5 5 (26.32%) Quantitative Research
5 5 (26.32%) Time Management
5 5 (26.32%) Usability Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Wireframes
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft