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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 170 192 205
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +13
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 21 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.22% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 5
Average daily rate
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£513 £435 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.81% -8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £374 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £520 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.64 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.61
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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
4179 4583 5057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.37% 76.97% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3298 3467 3817
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 82
Average hourly rate £24.62 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Usability Testing 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 Usability Testing.

1 41 (89.13%) User Experience
2 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.78%) HTML
4 15 (32.61%) Axure RP
5 14 (30.43%) Android
6 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
6 13 (28.26%) CSS
7 12 (26.09%) Web Services
7 12 (26.09%) SQLite
7 12 (26.09%) Android Development
8 11 (23.91%) Apple iOS
8 11 (23.91%) Mobile App
8 11 (23.91%) E-Commerce
9 10 (21.74%) iOS Development
10 8 (17.39%) Open Source
10 8 (17.39%) Information Architecture
10 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (17.39%) TDD
11 6 (13.04%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (13.04%) Degree
11 6 (13.04%) Finance
12 5 (10.87%) Photoshop
13 4 (8.70%) Mobile Development
13 4 (8.70%) Project Management
13 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
13 4 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (6.52%) Industrial Design
14 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
14 3 (6.52%) Project Planning

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Usability Testing 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 Usability Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (6.52%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (2.17%) InDesign
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) LDAP
2 2 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQLite
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Designer
2 17 (36.96%) UX Designer
3 12 (26.09%) Developer
3 12 (26.09%) Android Developer
4 7 (15.22%) User Experience Researcher
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Designer
6 5 (10.87%) Senior UX Designer
7 4 (8.70%) Architect
8 3 (6.52%) UI Designer
8 3 (6.52%) Lead Designer
9 1 (2.17%) User Experience Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Senior UI Designer
9 1 (2.17%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Research Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) HTML
2 13 (28.26%) CSS
3 12 (26.09%) Web Services
4 3 (6.52%) XML
4 3 (6.52%) JSP
4 3 (6.52%) Servlets
4 3 (6.52%) SOAP
4 3 (6.52%) SailPoint
4 3 (6.52%) SPML
5 1 (2.17%) Flash
5 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (89.13%) User Experience
2 11 (23.91%) Mobile App
3 6 (13.04%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (4.35%) Psychology
4 2 (4.35%) RIA
5 1 (2.17%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.17%) Statistics
5 1 (2.17%) iPhone
5 1 (2.17%) Human Factors
5 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Android
2 11 (23.91%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.52%) UNIX
3 3 (6.52%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) AIX
3 3 (6.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Android Development
3 11 (23.91%) E-Commerce
4 10 (21.74%) iOS Development
5 8 (17.39%) Open Source
5 8 (17.39%) Information Architecture
5 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.39%) TDD
6 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.70%) Mobile Development
7 4 (8.70%) Project Management
8 3 (6.52%) Industrial Design
8 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Resource Management
8 3 (6.52%) Use Case
8 3 (6.52%) Analytics
8 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.52%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.52%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Sun
1 3 (6.52%) HP
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
1 3 (6.52%) Sybase
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (2.17%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
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