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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 185 189 219
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +30
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 19 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.32% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.42% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% -24.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £225 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £487 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.61
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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
4674 4578 5562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.63% 77.61% 78.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3706 3403 4149
Average daily rate £468 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 45 97
Average hourly rate £21.30 £22.69 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -42.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 35 (83.33%) User Experience
2 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (38.10%) Mobile App
4 13 (30.95%) E-Commerce
5 11 (26.19%) HTML
6 10 (23.81%) Web Services
6 10 (23.81%) SQLite
6 10 (23.81%) Android
6 10 (23.81%) Android Development
7 9 (21.43%) iOS Development
7 9 (21.43%) Information Architecture
7 9 (21.43%) Apple iOS
7 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (21.43%) Open Source
7 9 (21.43%) TDD
7 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (16.67%) CSS
10 5 (11.90%) Axure RP
11 4 (9.52%) BeanShell
11 4 (9.52%) SailPoint
11 4 (9.52%) JSP
11 4 (9.52%) Servlets
11 4 (9.52%) SOAP
11 4 (9.52%) XML
11 4 (9.52%) UNIX
11 4 (9.52%) Windows
11 4 (9.52%) AIX
11 4 (9.52%) Linux
11 4 (9.52%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.38%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQLite
2 4 (9.52%) MySQL
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
1 4 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Designer
2 12 (28.57%) UX Designer
3 10 (23.81%) Android Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Developer
4 6 (14.29%) User Experience Researcher
5 4 (9.52%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) UI Designer
6 3 (7.14%) UI/UX Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior UI/UX Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Lead Android Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Interaction Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior UI Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Product Owner
7 1 (2.38%) Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.38%) Research Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) HTML
2 10 (23.81%) Web Services
3 7 (16.67%) CSS
4 4 (9.52%) JSP
4 4 (9.52%) Servlets
4 4 (9.52%) SOAP
4 4 (9.52%) SPML
4 4 (9.52%) SailPoint
4 4 (9.52%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) Flash
5 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (83.33%) User Experience
2 16 (38.10%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.14%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.38%) Statistics
4 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.38%) RIA
4 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Android
2 9 (21.43%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.52%) UNIX
3 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 4 (9.52%) AIX
3 4 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) E-Commerce
3 10 (23.81%) Android Development
4 9 (21.43%) iOS Development
4 9 (21.43%) Open Source
4 9 (21.43%) Information Architecture
4 9 (21.43%) TDD
4 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) Project Management
6 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
6 4 (9.52%) Resource Management
6 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.76%) Industrial Design
8 1 (2.38%) Scrum
8 1 (2.38%) Workflow
8 1 (2.38%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) BeanShell
2 4 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle
1 4 (9.52%) Sybase
1 4 (9.52%) Sun
1 4 (9.52%) HP
2 1 (2.38%) Google
2 1 (2.38%) SAP
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago