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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Psychology
Rank 145 193 203
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +10
Contract jobs citing Psychology 9 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.13% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.35% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Median daily rate £325 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £455 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +21.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
1265 1995 2304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.18% 36.76% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 1562 1761
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 28
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.83 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.79% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Psychology across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Psychology Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 May 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 17 (100.00%) User Experience
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) Degree
3 8 (47.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (47.06%) Axure RP
4 7 (41.18%) HTML
4 7 (41.18%) Photoshop
4 7 (41.18%) Adobe
5 6 (35.29%) Project Management
6 5 (29.41%) Human Factors
6 5 (29.41%) Service Design
7 4 (23.53%) Sociology
7 4 (23.53%) Usability Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Market Research
7 4 (23.53%) Digital Media
7 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
7 4 (23.53%) Graphic Design
7 4 (23.53%) Multimedia
7 4 (23.53%) Web Development
7 4 (23.53%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (23.53%) Web Design
8 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
9 1 (5.88%) Ethnography
9 1 (5.88%) Analytics
9 1 (5.88%) Android
9 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
9 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
9 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.88%) Finance
9 1 (5.88%) Legal

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:

Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Photoshop
2 4 (23.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Axure RP
1 8 (47.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 4 (23.53%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) User Researcher
2 4 (23.53%) Designer
2 4 (23.53%) Visual Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Senior User Experience Architect
3 3 (17.65%) User Experience Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Senior User Researcher
5 1 (5.88%) Digital User Researcher
5 1 (5.88%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (23.53%) Digital Media
2 4 (23.53%) Graphic Design
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Human Factors
3 5 (29.41%) Service Design
4 4 (23.53%) Market Research
4 4 (23.53%) Sociology
4 4 (23.53%) Usability Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Web Design
4 4 (23.53%) Web Development
5 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Ethnography
6 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Adobe