The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Psychology in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Psychology
Rank 71 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Psychology 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £470 £425
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Psychology
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
277 198 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.44% 22.97% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 136 123
Average daily rate £375 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Psychology across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Psychology Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Psychology
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Psychology Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Psychology
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Psychology 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 Psychology.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Human Factors
1 3 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Market Research
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Ethnography

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Psychology 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 Psychology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) User Researcher
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Ethnography
1 3 (100.00%) Human Factors
1 3 (100.00%) Market Research
1 3 (100.00%) Usability Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared