The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 122 133 133
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.081% 0.11% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.17% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £195 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £233
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +93.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
Usability Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1787 1793 2039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.35% 67.92% 68.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 894 741
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 46 50
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.75 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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
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 20 October 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.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Bracknell - - - -
Usability Testing
South East

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) STB
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Pay per click
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Blog
3 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (20.00%) JProfiler
2 1 (20.00%) Toad
2 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) Introscope
2 1 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) UX Designer
1 3 (60.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) JDBC
2 1 (20.00%) ODBC
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) STB
2 1 (20.00%) Blog
2 1 (20.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Pay per click
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Market Research
2 1 (20.00%) Brand Management
2 1 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Data-Driven Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Google