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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 177 219 211
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -8
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 22 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £263 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £444 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +61.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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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
4478 5509 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.07% 76.51% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3363 4079 4310
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 93
Average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 26 (70.27%) User Experience
2 13 (35.14%) Axure RP
3 11 (29.73%) Photoshop
4 10 (27.03%) Finance
4 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (24.32%) Adobe
6 8 (21.62%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (21.62%) HTML
7 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (16.22%) CSS
7 6 (16.22%) InDesign
7 6 (16.22%) Adobe After Effects
7 6 (16.22%) Fireworks
7 6 (16.22%) User Experience Design
8 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
8 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
8 4 (10.81%) Android
8 4 (10.81%) Information Architecture
9 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
9 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
9 3 (8.11%) Degree
9 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (8.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (8.11%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.11%) Windows
9 3 (8.11%) Flash
9 3 (8.11%) Project Management
10 2 (5.41%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (29.73%) Photoshop
2 8 (21.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (16.22%) InDesign
3 6 (16.22%) Adobe After Effects
3 6 (16.22%) Fireworks
4 3 (8.11%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (5.41%) MS Project
5 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.70%) Heroku
1 1 (2.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Axure RP
2 3 (8.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Designer
2 12 (32.43%) User Experience Designer
3 6 (16.22%) Photoshop Designer
4 4 (10.81%) Visual Designer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Designer
5 3 (8.11%) UI Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Senior User Experience Designer
7 1 (2.70%) Junior Designer
7 1 (2.70%) Digital Designer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Photoshop Designer
7 1 (2.70%) User Experience Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Senior UI Designer
7 1 (2.70%) User Experience Researcher
7 1 (2.70%) Product Owner
7 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Web Designer
7 1 (2.70%) Junior
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) HTML
2 6 (16.22%) CSS
3 3 (8.11%) Flash
4 2 (5.41%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.70%) Visualforce
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
5 1 (2.70%) JSON
5 1 (2.70%) jQuery
5 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.70%) REST
5 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.70%) Middleware
5 1 (2.70%) SOAP
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (70.27%) User Experience
2 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Human Factors
5 1 (2.70%) Copywriting
5 1 (2.70%) Blog
5 1 (2.70%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.70%) Psychology
5 1 (2.70%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.70%) IPTV
5 1 (2.70%) BBC
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
1 4 (10.81%) Android
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (16.22%) User Experience Design
4 4 (10.81%) Information Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Qualitative Research
6 2 (5.41%) Market Research
7 1 (2.70%) Product Management
7 1 (2.70%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Security Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Analytics
7 1 (2.70%) Customer Insight
7 1 (2.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.70%) SOQL
3 1 (2.70%) SOSL
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Adobe
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Apple
3 1 (2.70%) Actimize
3 1 (2.70%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.70%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Sony