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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 161 182 185
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 25 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.40% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £249 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £540 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.50 -
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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
4029 4525 4407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.03% 77.50% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3143 3216 3376
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 64
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.04 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 March 2015.

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 4 March 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 40 (80.00%) User Experience
2 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.00%) Axure RP
4 14 (28.00%) HTML
5 13 (26.00%) CSS
6 12 (24.00%) Degree
7 11 (22.00%) Finance
7 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (18.00%) Android
8 9 (18.00%) Human Factors
9 7 (14.00%) Qualitative Research
10 6 (12.00%) Web Services
10 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (12.00%) SQLite
10 6 (12.00%) Android Development
10 6 (12.00%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (10.00%) Market Research
11 5 (10.00%) Information Architecture
11 5 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
11 5 (10.00%) Marketing
11 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
11 5 (10.00%) Photoshop
11 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
12 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
12 4 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (8.00%) Retail
12 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
12 4 (8.00%) VCP4
12 4 (8.00%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (8.00%) iOS Development

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (8.00%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (36.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Marketing
3 4 (8.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Designer
2 19 (38.00%) UX Designer
3 9 (18.00%) User Experience Researcher
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Designer
4 7 (14.00%) Senior UX Designer
4 7 (14.00%) Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Android Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Lead Designer
7 2 (4.00%) Architect
7 2 (4.00%) User Experience Architect
8 1 (2.00%) UX Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Product Owner
8 1 (2.00%) UI Designer
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) HTML
2 13 (26.00%) CSS
3 6 (12.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.00%) HTML5
4 1 (2.00%) jQuery
4 1 (2.00%) Ajax
4 1 (2.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 40 (80.00%) User Experience
2 9 (18.00%) Human Factors
3 6 (12.00%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.00%) Psychology
5 2 (4.00%) iPhone
5 2 (4.00%) Open Source
5 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.00%) RIA
6 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Android
2 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.00%) Qualitative Research
3 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (12.00%) Android Development
4 5 (10.00%) Market Research
4 5 (10.00%) Information Architecture
4 5 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (6.00%) Product Management
6 3 (6.00%) Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) Content Management
7 2 (4.00%) Workflow
7 2 (4.00%) TDD
7 2 (4.00%) Scrum
7 2 (4.00%) UX Design
7 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.00%) Use Case
7 2 (4.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) VCP4
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.00%) Adobe
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