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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 144 197 181
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -16
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 22 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 14
Median daily rate £500 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £630 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Usability Testing
London

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
2908 4779 4673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.45% 80.70% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2377 3787 3469
Median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 47 47
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016, 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 35 (85.37%) User Experience
2 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (53.66%) Mobile App
4 20 (48.78%) Android
5 19 (46.34%) SQLite
5 19 (46.34%) Web Services
5 19 (46.34%) Android Development
6 18 (43.90%) Open Source
6 18 (43.90%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (43.90%) TDD
7 12 (29.27%) E-Commerce
8 6 (14.63%) Degree
8 6 (14.63%) Wireframes
8 6 (14.63%) Guerrilla Research
9 5 (12.20%) Service Design
9 5 (12.20%) HTML
9 5 (12.20%) CSS
10 4 (9.76%) Legal
10 4 (9.76%) Scrum
10 4 (9.76%) Market Research
10 4 (9.76%) Psychology
10 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (7.32%) Ethnography
11 3 (7.32%) Information Architecture
11 3 (7.32%) Sass
11 3 (7.32%) Analytics
11 3 (7.32%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (7.32%) Prototyping
11 3 (7.32%) Finance
11 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering

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 3 (7.32%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (2.44%) InVision
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
2 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (2.44%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (46.34%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Axure RP
1 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.44%) Mechanoid
2 1 (2.44%) Robolectric
2 1 (2.44%) Robotium
General
1 4 (9.76%) Legal
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Publishing
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Developer
2 19 (46.34%) Android Developer
3 18 (43.90%) Senior Developer
4 17 (41.46%) Senior Android Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Designer
5 6 (14.63%) User Researcher
6 5 (12.20%) UX Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Digital Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Digital User Researcher
7 2 (4.88%) Interaction Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Lead Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Lead UX Designer
7 2 (4.88%) User Experience Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Digital UX Designer
8 1 (2.44%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Head of Design
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Senior User Experience Architect
8 1 (2.44%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) Web Services
2 5 (12.20%) CSS
2 5 (12.20%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) jQuery
3 3 (7.32%) Sass
4 2 (4.88%) .NET
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.88%) Node.js
5 1 (2.44%) ActionBarSherlock
5 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.44%) LAMP
5 1 (2.44%) Lucene
5 1 (2.44%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (2.44%) WAMP
5 1 (2.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (85.37%) User Experience
2 22 (53.66%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Psychology
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Equities
4 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) IVR
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) Android Development
3 18 (43.90%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (43.90%) Open Source
3 18 (43.90%) TDD
4 12 (29.27%) E-Commerce
5 6 (14.63%) Guerrilla Research
5 6 (14.63%) Wireframes
6 5 (12.20%) Service Design
7 4 (9.76%) Market Research
7 4 (9.76%) Scrum
8 3 (7.32%) Analytics
8 3 (7.32%) Ethnography
8 3 (7.32%) Information Architecture
8 3 (7.32%) Prototyping
8 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.88%) Coaching
9 2 (4.88%) Ethnographic Research
9 2 (4.88%) Heuristic Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.88%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
3 1 (2.44%) PHP
3 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Google