The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Psychology in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Psychology
Rank 207 197 219
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing Psychology 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.046% 0.048% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate £458 £425 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% +68.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £425 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £425 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2111 1949 2675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.66% 31.38% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 1443 2001
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 54 81
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.83 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £135.00 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Psychology
London

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Psychology Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Psychology
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Psychology Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Psychology
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (60.00%) Marketing
1 3 (60.00%) OmniGraffle
1 3 (60.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (40.00%) Market Research
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Human Factors
3 1 (20.00%) Qualitative Research

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) OmniGraffle
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience Designer
1 3 (60.00%) Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Information Architect
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Human Factors
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Market Research
2 1 (20.00%) Qualitative Research
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
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