The 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 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 148 185 205
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +20
Contract jobs citing Psychology 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.099% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.26% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate £428 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -9.63%
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
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1257 1951 2283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.07% 38.76% 39.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 1522 1651
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 36
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Psychology Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) User Experience
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Usability Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Human Factors
5 3 (30.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
6 2 (20.00%) Axure RP
6 2 (20.00%) Adobe
7 1 (10.00%) Internet
7 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
7 1 (10.00%) JIRA
7 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (10.00%) Market Research
7 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) HTML5
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
7 1 (10.00%) PhD
7 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
7 1 (10.00%) Banking
7 1 (10.00%) Retail
7 1 (10.00%) Industrial Design
7 1 (10.00%) Law
7 1 (10.00%) Advertising
7 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) AdSense
1 1 (10.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (20.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (10.00%) FogBugz
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Law
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience Researcher
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience Architect
2 2 (20.00%) User Researcher
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Interaction Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead UX Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior User Researcher
3 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Usability Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Human Factors
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Ethnography
5 1 (10.00%) Industrial Design
5 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Market Research
5 1 (10.00%) Qualitative Research
5 1 (10.00%) Sociology
5 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago