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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Psychology
Rank 204 224 209
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Contract jobs citing Psychology 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.050% 0.014% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.037% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £390 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -9.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £475 £456
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Psychology
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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
2091 2727 2632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.71% 37.91% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1578 2064 1960
Average daily rate £466 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 65
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.69 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £41.53 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

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 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) User Experience
3 5 (62.50%) Market Research
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) E-Learning
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Qualitative Research
5 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
5 1 (12.50%) Human Factors
5 1 (12.50%) German Language
5 1 (12.50%) Social Network
5 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (12.50%) UX Design

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Architect
1 1 (12.50%) Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
1 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Research Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) UX Designer
1 1 (12.50%) Designer
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) E-Learning
3 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
3 1 (12.50%) Human Factors
3 1 (12.50%) Social Network
3 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Market Research
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Qualitative Research
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
4 1 (12.50%) UX Design
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe