The table below looks at the statistics for Usability Testing skills 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 Usability Testing over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Usability Testing
London / City of London
Rank 146 142 179
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +37
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 9 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.27% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 12
Median daily rate £456 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £402 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2489 2603 4182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.01% 84.71% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 2047 3286
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 35
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.60 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.51% +74.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Usability Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Usability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Usability Testing
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 Usability Testing across the City of London region.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Usability Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Usability Testing
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 Usability Testing across the City of London region.

Usability Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing 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 Usability Testing.

1 19 (95.00%) User Experience
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) TDD
3 8 (40.00%) Android
3 8 (40.00%) Open Source
3 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 7 (35.00%) Wireframes
4 7 (35.00%) Android Development
4 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (35.00%) SQLite
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (30.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 5 (25.00%) CSS
7 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
7 4 (20.00%) Prototyping
7 4 (20.00%) Service Design
8 3 (15.00%) InVision
8 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.00%) Project Management
8 3 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (10.00%) Market Research
9 2 (10.00%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
9 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (10.00%) Equities
9 2 (10.00%) Web Design
9 2 (10.00%) IVR
9 2 (10.00%) Human Factors

Usability Testing
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 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (15.00%) InVision
3 2 (10.00%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (5.00%) Fireworks
4 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.00%) Pixate
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQLite
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Android Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Designer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Android Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) User Researcher
3 3 (15.00%) UX Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Interaction Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Interaction Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior UX Designer
5 1 (5.00%) User Experience Manager
5 1 (5.00%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (5.00%) DHTML
4 1 (5.00%) Flash
4 1 (5.00%) Framer.js
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) Material Design
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (95.00%) User Experience
2 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Equities
3 2 (10.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (10.00%) IVR
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Ergonomics
4 1 (5.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (5.00%) Interactive TV
4 1 (5.00%) Psychology
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Open Source
2 8 (40.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Android Development
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (35.00%) Wireframes
4 4 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 4 (20.00%) Service Design
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.00%) Customer Insight
6 2 (10.00%) Ethnography
6 2 (10.00%) Guerrilla Research
6 2 (10.00%) Human Factors
6 2 (10.00%) Market Research
6 2 (10.00%) People Management
6 2 (10.00%) User Stories
6 2 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco
1 1 (5.00%) Google
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft