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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 178 226 217
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -9
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 22 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.068% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.089% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +110.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £263 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £560 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £401 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.03% +45.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.00
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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
4422 5597 5890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.06% 76.06% 75.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 4197 4388
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 91
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 11 (34.38%) Axure RP
1 11 (34.38%) Photoshop
2 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Adobe
3 8 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.75%) InDesign
5 6 (18.75%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (18.75%) Fireworks
6 5 (15.63%) HTML
6 5 (15.63%) User Experience Design
6 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.50%) Android
7 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.50%) CSS
7 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
7 4 (12.50%) Information Architecture
7 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
8 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (9.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (9.38%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
8 3 (9.38%) Windows
8 3 (9.38%) Flash
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.25%) Degree
9 2 (6.25%) Market Research
9 2 (6.25%) Human Factors
9 2 (6.25%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Photoshop
2 8 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (18.75%) InDesign
3 6 (18.75%) Adobe After Effects
3 6 (18.75%) Fireworks
4 3 (9.38%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (6.25%) MS Project
6 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Axure RP
2 3 (9.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Designer
2 11 (34.38%) User Experience Designer
3 6 (18.75%) Photoshop Designer
4 4 (12.50%) Visual Designer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Designer
5 3 (9.38%) UI Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior User Experience Designer
6 2 (6.25%) User Experience Researcher
7 1 (3.13%) Product Owner
7 1 (3.13%) Senior UI Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Junior
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.13%) Web Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) CSS
3 3 (9.38%) Flash
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.25%) Human Factors
4 1 (3.13%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) IPTV
4 1 (3.13%) BBC
4 1 (3.13%) Copywriting
4 1 (3.13%) Blog
4 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Android
1 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (15.63%) User Experience Design
2 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.25%) Market Research
5 2 (6.25%) Qualitative Research
6 1 (3.13%) Customer Insight
6 1 (3.13%) Analytics
6 1 (3.13%) B2B
6 1 (3.13%) B2C
6 1 (3.13%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) Business Development
6 1 (3.13%) Content Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Adobe
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Sony
3 1 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Actimize
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