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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 180 212 213
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +1
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 27 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.14% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 4
Average daily rate
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£448 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £263 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £418 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £420 £229
% change year-on-year
- +83.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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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
4598 5565 5312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.84% 76.54% 75.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3552 4106 3940
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 74 90
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £16.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 30 (65.22%) User Experience
2 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) Axure RP
3 11 (23.91%) Finance
4 10 (21.74%) HTML
4 10 (21.74%) Human Factors
5 9 (19.57%) Qualitative Research
5 9 (19.57%) Degree
6 8 (17.39%) CSS
6 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 7 (15.22%) Market Research
8 6 (13.04%) Photoshop
8 6 (13.04%) UX Design
8 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.52%) Adobe
9 3 (6.52%) Marketing
9 3 (6.52%) Retail
9 3 (6.52%) Product Management
9 3 (6.52%) Visualisation
9 3 (6.52%) Information Architecture
9 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
9 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
10 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.35%) HTML5
10 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
10 2 (4.35%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (13.04%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.17%) InDesign
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (2.17%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.17%) Heroku
1 1 (2.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Axure RP
2 3 (6.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Designer
2 12 (26.09%) UX Designer
3 3 (6.52%) UI Designer
3 3 (6.52%) User Experience Researcher
3 3 (6.52%) Senior Designer
3 3 (6.52%) Photoshop Designer
4 2 (4.35%) Consultant
4 2 (4.35%) Architect
4 2 (4.35%) Senior UX Designer
4 2 (4.35%) Product Owner
5 1 (2.17%) Junior
5 1 (2.17%) Developer
5 1 (2.17%) Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.17%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.17%) Web Designer
5 1 (2.17%) Senior Photoshop Designer
5 1 (2.17%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) HTML
2 8 (17.39%) CSS
3 2 (4.35%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) HTML5
3 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.17%) REST
4 1 (2.17%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.17%) Flash
4 1 (2.17%) Middleware
4 1 (2.17%) Ajax
4 1 (2.17%) JSON
4 1 (2.17%) jQuery
4 1 (2.17%) Visualforce
4 1 (2.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (65.22%) User Experience
2 10 (21.74%) Human Factors
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.17%) Blog
4 1 (2.17%) BBC
4 1 (2.17%) IPTV
4 1 (2.17%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.17%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Android
1 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.17%) UNIX
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.57%) Qualitative Research
3 7 (15.22%) Market Research
4 6 (13.04%) UX Design
4 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.52%) Product Management
5 3 (6.52%) Information Architecture
5 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.35%) Scrum
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.17%) Workflow
7 1 (2.17%) Migration
7 1 (2.17%) Web Design
7 1 (2.17%) B2B
7 1 (2.17%) B2C
7 1 (2.17%) Benchmarking
7 1 (2.17%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) VBA
3 1 (2.17%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.17%) SOQL
3 1 (2.17%) SOSL
3 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Adobe
2 1 (2.17%) HP
2 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.17%) Sony
2 1 (2.17%) Actimize
2 1 (2.17%) Google
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle