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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 172 195 184
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 18 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £545 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £306
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +30.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 -
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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
3980 4626 4339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.66% 77.34% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3102 3394 3315
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 48 75
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.10% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.25 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 33 (73.33%) User Experience
2 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (37.78%) Axure RP
4 16 (35.56%) HTML
5 14 (31.11%) CSS
6 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
7 12 (26.67%) Finance
7 12 (26.67%) Degree
8 10 (22.22%) Human Factors
9 7 (15.56%) Qualitative Research
10 6 (13.33%) Market Research
10 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.33%) Android
11 5 (11.11%) Marketing
11 5 (11.11%) MS Visio
11 5 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
12 4 (8.89%) Information Architecture
12 4 (8.89%) Product Management
12 4 (8.89%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (8.89%) Web Services
12 4 (8.89%) Project Management
12 4 (8.89%) Retail
13 3 (6.67%) Psychology
13 3 (6.67%) UX Design
13 3 (6.67%) SQLite
13 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
13 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
13 3 (6.67%) Photoshop
13 3 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (6.67%) Android Development

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.89%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (6.67%) Photoshop
4 2 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Marketing
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) UX Designer
1 19 (42.22%) Designer
2 8 (17.78%) Senior Designer
2 8 (17.78%) Senior UX Designer
3 5 (11.11%) User Experience Researcher
4 4 (8.89%) Lead Designer
4 4 (8.89%) Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.44%) User Experience Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Product Owner
7 1 (2.22%) Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Junior
7 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 1 (2.22%) UX Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Junior Designer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) HTML
2 14 (31.11%) CSS
3 4 (8.89%) Web Services
4 2 (4.44%) HTML5
4 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.44%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) Ajax
5 1 (2.22%) JSON
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) SOAP
5 1 (2.22%) Flash
5 1 (2.22%) Middleware
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.22%) REST
5 1 (2.22%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.22%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 33 (73.33%) User Experience
2 10 (22.22%) Human Factors
3 3 (6.67%) Psychology
3 3 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) iPhone
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.22%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Android
2 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.56%) Qualitative Research
3 6 (13.33%) Market Research
3 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (8.89%) Information Architecture
5 4 (8.89%) Product Management
5 4 (8.89%) Project Management
6 3 (6.67%) UX Design
6 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.67%) Android Development
7 2 (4.44%) Analytics
7 2 (4.44%) iOS Development
7 2 (4.44%) Workflow
7 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.44%) Use Case
7 2 (4.44%) Scrum
7 2 (4.44%) Content Management
8 1 (2.22%) Logistics
8 1 (2.22%) Industrial Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) VBA
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) SOQL
3 1 (2.22%) SOSL
3 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Adobe
2 1 (2.22%) Actimize
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) HP
2 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
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