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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Psychology
Rank 175 198 189
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs citing Psychology 11 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.034% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.089% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
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£350 £415 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +2.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -1.73%
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
1960 2235 2179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.45% 38.28% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1513 1604 1682
Average daily rate £465 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.80 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) User Experience
2 11 (91.67%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) Retail
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Human Factors
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) Market Research
5 2 (16.67%) Usability Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Axure RP
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Android
6 1 (8.33%) iPhone
6 1 (8.33%) UX Design
6 1 (8.33%) Product Management
6 1 (8.33%) VCP4
6 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (8.33%) Adobe
6 1 (8.33%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) German Language

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Axure RP
2 1 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) German Language
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) User Experience Researcher
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience Architect
2 1 (8.33%) UX Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Human Factors
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) iPhone
3 1 (8.33%) RIA
3 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Market Research
2 2 (16.67%) Usability Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) UX Design
3 1 (8.33%) Product Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Industrial Design
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) VCP4
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe
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