The table below looks at the statistics for Usability Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 78 77 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.17% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.24% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£550 - £254
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 - £271
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £420 £229
% change year-on-year
- +83.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
952 847 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.56% 72.09% 67.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 410 327
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £4.85 £12.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Usability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Usability Testing Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Usability Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Usability Testing
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Usability Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) UX Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Product Owner
2 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Usability Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript