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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 148 157 188
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +31
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 11 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.18% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.21% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 22
Median daily rate £437 £469 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.82% +4.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £401 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Usability Testing
London

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
2818 2875 4695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.33% 83.92% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2237 2303 3677
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Usability Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 28 (96.55%) User Experience
2 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (55.17%) Android
4 15 (51.72%) SQLite
4 15 (51.72%) Open Source
4 15 (51.72%) TDD
4 15 (51.72%) Web Services
4 15 (51.72%) E-Commerce
4 15 (51.72%) Mobile App
4 15 (51.72%) Android Development
5 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (24.14%) Degree
7 6 (20.69%) HTML
7 6 (20.69%) Wireframes
8 5 (17.24%) Service Design
8 5 (17.24%) CSS
9 4 (13.79%) Photoshop
9 4 (13.79%) Customer Insight
9 4 (13.79%) Prototyping
9 4 (13.79%) Guerrilla Research
10 3 (10.34%) InVision
10 3 (10.34%) User Stories
10 3 (10.34%) Ethnography
10 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
10 3 (10.34%) Project Management
10 3 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (10.34%) Market Research
10 3 (10.34%) Human Factors
11 2 (6.90%) Psychology

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Photoshop
2 3 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (10.34%) InVision
3 2 (6.90%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (3.45%) Fireworks
4 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.45%) Pixate
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.45%) Mechanoid
2 1 (3.45%) Robolectric
2 1 (3.45%) Robotium
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) Android Developer
2 15 (51.72%) Senior Android Developer
2 15 (51.72%) Senior Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Designer
4 5 (17.24%) User Researcher
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Interaction Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Designer
5 2 (6.90%) User Experience Researcher
5 2 (6.90%) UX Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Interaction Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior UX Designer
6 1 (3.45%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) Web Services
2 6 (20.69%) HTML
3 5 (17.24%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) ActionBarSherlock
4 1 (3.45%) Ajax
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.45%) DHTML
4 1 (3.45%) Flash
4 1 (3.45%) Framer.js
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) Material Design
4 1 (3.45%) Node.js
4 1 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (96.55%) User Experience
2 15 (51.72%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Equities
4 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
4 2 (6.90%) IVR
4 2 (6.90%) Psychology
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) Ergonomics
5 1 (3.45%) Graphic Design
5 1 (3.45%) Interactive TV
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Android Development
2 15 (51.72%) E-Commerce
2 15 (51.72%) Open Source
2 15 (51.72%) TDD
3 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.69%) Wireframes
5 5 (17.24%) Service Design
6 4 (13.79%) Customer Insight
6 4 (13.79%) Guerrilla Research
6 4 (13.79%) Prototyping
7 3 (10.34%) Ethnography
7 3 (10.34%) Human Factors
7 3 (10.34%) Market Research
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) User Stories
8 2 (6.90%) Analytics
8 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.90%) People Management
8 2 (6.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft