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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 112 128 145
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +17
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.15% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.23% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +59.09%
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
1748 1767 2106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.50% 67.42% 67.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 858 748
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £237 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 43
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.05 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £47.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Usability Testing
South East

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) JDBC
1 2 (40.00%) ODBC
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) Toad
1 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Introscope
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

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