The first table below looks at the demand for Usability Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 117 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.082% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £294
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +27.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.61 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -49.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1839 1682 2073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.38% 68.93% 65.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 737 813
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 42
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Usability Testing
South East

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Usability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Usability Testing across the Berkshire region.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Usability Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Usability Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing across the Berkshire region.

Usability Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Usability Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Usability Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Usability Testing.

1 8 (66.67%) Axure RP
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (50.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) Android
3 5 (41.67%) Adobe
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
3 5 (41.67%) CSS3
3 5 (41.67%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (25.00%) User Experience Design
5 3 (25.00%) Graphic Design
5 3 (25.00%) Smartphone
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (25.00%) Automotive
5 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (25.00%) Appcelerator
5 3 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (16.67%) JProfiler
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) User Stories
6 2 (16.67%) nmon
6 2 (16.67%) VB

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Usability Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Usability Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) FTP
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Axure RP
2 6 (50.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (25.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (16.67%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (16.67%) JProfiler
4 2 (16.67%) Toad
4 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 2 (16.67%) Introscope
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (25.00%) Automotive
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) User Experience Designer
1 8 (66.67%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) CSS3
3 2 (16.67%) Visualforce
3 2 (16.67%) JDBC
3 2 (16.67%) ODBC
3 2 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 3 (25.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Android
1 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (25.00%) User Experience Design
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VB
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) Apex Code
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) nmon
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Adobe
2 3 (25.00%) Appcelerator
3 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle