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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 183 182 221
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +39
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 13 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.38% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.49% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £273 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £489 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £438
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -15.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.23 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4239 4497 5570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.59% 77.43% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3360 3351 4122
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 70
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.44 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% -0.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.95 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.15 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 28 (77.78%) User Experience
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (44.44%) Mobile App
4 12 (33.33%) HTML
4 12 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 9 (25.00%) Android
6 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (25.00%) SQLite
6 9 (25.00%) TDD
6 9 (25.00%) Web Services
6 9 (25.00%) Open Source
6 9 (25.00%) Android Development
7 8 (22.22%) Information Architecture
7 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (19.44%) CSS
8 7 (19.44%) Apple iOS
8 7 (19.44%) iOS Development
9 5 (13.89%) BeanShell
9 5 (13.89%) SailPoint
9 5 (13.89%) SPML
9 5 (13.89%) JSP
9 5 (13.89%) Servlets
9 5 (13.89%) SOAP
9 5 (13.89%) XML
9 5 (13.89%) UNIX
9 5 (13.89%) Windows
9 5 (13.89%) AIX
9 5 (13.89%) Linux
9 5 (13.89%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.78%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQLite
2 5 (13.89%) MySQL
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 4 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Designer
2 10 (27.78%) UX Designer
3 9 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) User Experience Researcher
6 2 (5.56%) UI Designer
6 2 (5.56%) UI/UX Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior UI/UX Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Android Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Interaction Designer
7 1 (2.78%) User Experience Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Senior UI Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Product Owner
7 1 (2.78%) Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Research Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) HTML
2 9 (25.00%) Web Services
3 7 (19.44%) CSS
4 5 (13.89%) JSP
4 5 (13.89%) Servlets
4 5 (13.89%) SOAP
4 5 (13.89%) XML
4 5 (13.89%) SPML
4 5 (13.89%) SailPoint
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.78%) Flash
5 1 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (77.78%) User Experience
2 16 (44.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) RIA
4 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.78%) Statistics
4 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.78%) Psychology
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Android
2 7 (19.44%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.89%) UNIX
3 5 (13.89%) Windows
3 5 (13.89%) AIX
3 5 (13.89%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 9 (25.00%) TDD
3 9 (25.00%) Open Source
3 9 (25.00%) Android Development
3 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (22.22%) Information Architecture
4 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (19.44%) iOS Development
6 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
6 5 (13.89%) Resource Management
6 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.56%) Industrial Design
8 1 (2.78%) Scrum
8 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.78%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) BeanShell
2 5 (13.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
1 5 (13.89%) Sybase
1 5 (13.89%) Sun
1 5 (13.89%) HP
2 1 (2.78%) Google
2 1 (2.78%) SAP
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago