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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Psychology
Rank 167 182 208
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +26
Contract jobs citing Psychology 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.13% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.34% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £448 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.02% +11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £24.23 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £31.85 -
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -
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
1403 1789 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.04% 38.82% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 1410 1584
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 29 53
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.98 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £27.00 £34.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Psychology as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Psychology also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Psychology.

1 11 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Market Research
4 4 (36.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (36.36%) Axure RP
4 4 (36.36%) Customer Insight
5 3 (27.27%) Digital Media
5 3 (27.27%) Guerrilla Research
5 3 (27.27%) Usability Testing
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
5 3 (27.27%) Adobe
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (18.18%) Web Design
6 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
6 2 (18.18%) Graphic Design
6 2 (18.18%) Human Factors
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) Service Design
6 2 (18.18%) Ethnography
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
6 2 (18.18%) Web Development
7 1 (9.09%) Qualitative Research
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Axure RP
1 4 (36.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) User Researcher
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience Researcher
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior User Experience Architect
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Media
3 2 (18.18%) Graphic Design
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
4 1 (9.09%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Customer Insight
2 4 (36.36%) Market Research
3 3 (27.27%) Guerrilla Research
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Usability Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Ethnography
4 2 (18.18%) Human Factors
4 2 (18.18%) Service Design
4 2 (18.18%) Web Design
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Multivariate Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Product Management
5 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
5 1 (9.09%) Qualitative Research
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) SEO
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Demandware
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) hybris