The table below looks at the statistics for Human Factors skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Human Factors over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Human Factors
Rank 490 514 553
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +39
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 91 71 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.20% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 43 14
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £305 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £460 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
Human Factors
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37890 36304 35043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.52% 78.00% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25127 23515 21575
Average daily rate £430 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1065 983 1106
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.33 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Human Factors
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Human Factors Jobs Demand Trend in England

Human Factors
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Human Factors across the England region.

Human Factors Daily Rate Trend in England

Human Factors
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Human Factors across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Human Factors Daily Rate Histogram in England

Human Factors
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Human Factors across the England region.

Human Factors Hourly Rate Trend in England

Human Factors
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Human Factors within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 42 £444 +1.42% 4
North East -13 18 £400 +6.66% 2
West Midlands -6 14 £390 +30.00%
Yorkshire -8 7 £420 +46.08%
South West +1 5 £375 - 1
North West -8 3 £450 -
South East +2 1 £375 -34.44%
East of England 0 1 - - 3
Human Factors
UK

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Human Factors 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 Human Factors.

1 124 (82.12%) User Experience
2 116 (76.82%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (76.16%) Psychology
4 111 (73.51%) Usability Testing
5 108 (71.52%) Degree
6 105 (69.54%) Ethnography
7 101 (66.89%) Market Research
8 86 (56.95%) Analytical Skills
9 35 (23.18%) Customer Insight
10 33 (21.85%) Mentoring
11 17 (11.26%) User Stories
11 17 (11.26%) Axure RP
11 17 (11.26%) Security Cleared
12 15 (9.93%) Scrum
12 15 (9.93%) HTML
13 14 (9.27%) JavaScript
13 14 (9.27%) CSS
13 14 (9.27%) Product Management
13 14 (9.27%) Information Architecture
14 12 (7.95%) Project Management
14 12 (7.95%) Marketing
14 12 (7.95%) Software Engineering
14 12 (7.95%) Analytics
15 11 (7.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 11 (7.28%) RIA
15 11 (7.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 11 (7.28%) Industrial Design
15 11 (7.28%) MS Visio
15 11 (7.28%) Adobe
16 9 (5.96%) Visualisation

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Human Factors 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 Human Factors. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.66%) Liferay
Applications
1 11 (7.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 11 (7.28%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) SaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (11.26%) Axure RP
2 11 (7.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.32%) JIRA
4 1 (0.66%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.66%) Flyway
4 1 (0.66%) Gradle
4 1 (0.66%) Grunt
4 1 (0.66%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.66%) JUnit
4 1 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.66%) Mockito
4 1 (0.66%) Protractor
4 1 (0.66%) Selenium
4 1 (0.66%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 12 (7.95%) Marketing
2 5 (3.31%) Legal
3 3 (1.99%) Finance
3 3 (1.99%) Retail
4 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.32%) Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Military
5 1 (0.66%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 118 (78.15%) User Researcher
2 46 (30.46%) User Experience Researcher
3 39 (25.83%) Digital User Researcher
4 13 (8.61%) Architect
5 12 (7.95%) User Experience Architect
6 10 (6.62%) Senior User Researcher
7 6 (3.97%) Designer
7 6 (3.97%) Senior User Experience Researcher
7 6 (3.97%) UX Designer
8 3 (1.99%) Analyst
8 3 (1.99%) Consultant
8 3 (1.99%) Developer
8 3 (1.99%) User Experience Consultant
9 2 (1.32%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (1.32%) Business Analyst
9 2 (1.32%) Lead Developer
9 2 (1.32%) Senior Architect
9 2 (1.32%) Senior Digital User Researcher
9 2 (1.32%) Senior User Experience Architect
10 1 (0.66%) Lead UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.93%) HTML
2 14 (9.27%) CSS
3 7 (4.64%) Web Services
4 1 (0.66%) DOM
4 1 (0.66%) Ehcache
4 1 (0.66%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.66%) HTML5
4 1 (0.66%) Java EE
4 1 (0.66%) JPA
4 1 (0.66%) jQuery
4 1 (0.66%) JSON
4 1 (0.66%) RESTful
4 1 (0.66%) Servlets
4 1 (0.66%) Spring
4 1 (0.66%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.66%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.66%) Spring Security
4 1 (0.66%) Velocity
4 1 (0.66%) XML
4 1 (0.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 124 (82.12%) User Experience
2 115 (76.16%) Psychology
3 86 (56.95%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.28%) RIA
5 9 (5.96%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.66%) Biology
7 1 (0.66%) Ergonomics
7 1 (0.66%) Life Science
7 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.65%) Android
1 4 (2.65%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (76.82%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (73.51%) Usability Testing
3 105 (69.54%) Ethnography
4 101 (66.89%) Market Research
5 35 (23.18%) Customer Insight
6 33 (21.85%) Mentoring
7 17 (11.26%) User Stories
8 15 (9.93%) Scrum
9 14 (9.27%) Information Architecture
9 14 (9.27%) Product Management
10 12 (7.95%) Analytics
10 12 (7.95%) Project Management
10 12 (7.95%) Software Engineering
11 11 (7.28%) Industrial Design
12 8 (5.30%) Data Visualisation
13 7 (4.64%) Qualitative Research
14 5 (3.31%) Workflow
15 4 (2.65%) Benchmarking
15 4 (2.65%) Open Source
15 4 (2.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.99%) Java
3 1 (0.66%) C
3 1 (0.66%) PHP
3 1 (0.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (71.52%) Degree
2 17 (11.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.99%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.32%) HNC
5 2 (1.32%) HND
6 1 (0.66%) IIBA
6 1 (0.66%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.32%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 11 (7.28%) Adobe
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle
2 1 (0.66%) ServiceNow
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