The first table below looks at the demand for Usability Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 143 111 133
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +22
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.088% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £306 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+19.23% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - £32.25
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2270 1568 2137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 71.84% 69.07% 69.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1286 862 1063
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 128 186
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.22 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Usability Testing
England

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Usability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Usability Testing across the East of England region.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Usability Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Usability Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing across the East of England region.

Usability Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Usability Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -4 4 £375 - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
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England

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
1 7 (87.50%) Retail
1 7 (87.50%) OmniGraffle
1 7 (87.50%) Information Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) Axure RP
2 6 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (75.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (75.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (75.00%) B2B
2 6 (75.00%) B2C
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) W3C
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) XHTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) WAI
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience Design
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (87.50%) OmniGraffle
2 6 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (75.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SiteCatalyst
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (87.50%) Retail
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) User Experience Designer
1 7 (87.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior User Experience Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) XHTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
1 7 (87.50%) Information Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) B2B
2 6 (75.00%) B2C
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience Design
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) WAI
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe