The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Human Factors 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Human Factors
Rank 569 530 553
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +23
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 26 40 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.081% 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.25% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 2
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£425 £525 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +41.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £525 £370
% change year-on-year
-20.47% +41.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
Human Factors
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16511 16046 15561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.05% 32.51% 33.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10581 9839 9417
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 624 668
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 Miscellaneous 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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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
North East -16 12 £460 -12.38%
London -25 7 £426 -18.42% 1
South East -8 5 £400 -33.33% 2
North West -25 2 - - 1
Human Factors
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Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 69 (76.67%) User Experience
2 56 (62.22%) Degree
3 55 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (55.56%) Usability Testing
5 45 (50.00%) Market Research
5 45 (50.00%) Psychology
6 42 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (23.33%) Customer Insight
8 17 (18.89%) Mentoring
9 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
10 11 (12.22%) Scrum
11 10 (11.11%) Information Security
12 7 (7.78%) Software Engineering
12 7 (7.78%) Validation
12 7 (7.78%) HTML
12 7 (7.78%) CSS
12 7 (7.78%) Intranet
13 6 (6.67%) JavaScript
13 6 (6.67%) Migration
13 6 (6.67%) Ergonomics
13 6 (6.67%) SDLC
14 5 (5.56%) User Stories
14 5 (5.56%) Information Architecture
14 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
14 5 (5.56%) Business Analysis
15 4 (4.44%) CRM
15 4 (4.44%) C
15 4 (4.44%) DV Cleared
15 4 (4.44%) UX Design
15 4 (4.44%) Axure RP

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
1 3 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) Intranet
2 2 (2.22%) WAN
3 1 (1.11%) SNMP
3 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.11%) Subversion
3 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (2.22%) Marketing
2 1 (1.11%) Electronics
2 1 (1.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Legal
2 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (16.67%) User Experience Researcher
2 8 (8.89%) Designer
3 7 (7.78%) UX Designer
4 6 (6.67%) Architect
4 6 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) Analyst
4 6 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Consultant
5 5 (5.56%) Developer
5 5 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) User Experience Architect
5 5 (5.56%) Information Analyst
6 3 (3.33%) UI Designer
6 3 (3.33%) UI Developer
6 3 (3.33%) UX Developer
6 3 (3.33%) Risk Consultant
6 3 (3.33%) Security Consultant
6 3 (3.33%) Interface Designer
6 3 (3.33%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) HTML
1 7 (7.78%) CSS
2 3 (3.33%) HTML5
2 3 (3.33%) CSS3
3 1 (1.11%) jQuery
3 1 (1.11%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 69 (76.67%) User Experience
2 45 (50.00%) Psychology
3 42 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.67%) Ergonomics
5 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.22%) RIA
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.11%) Interactive TV
7 1 (1.11%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.11%) Windows
1 1 (1.11%) Linux
1 1 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (55.56%) Usability Testing
3 45 (50.00%) Market Research
4 21 (23.33%) Customer Insight
5 17 (18.89%) Mentoring
6 11 (12.22%) Scrum
7 10 (11.11%) Information Security
8 7 (7.78%) Software Engineering
8 7 (7.78%) Validation
9 6 (6.67%) Migration
9 6 (6.67%) SDLC
10 5 (5.56%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.56%) User Stories
10 5 (5.56%) Information Architecture
11 4 (4.44%) UX Design
11 4 (4.44%) Qualitative Research
11 4 (4.44%) CRM
12 3 (3.33%) Change Management
12 3 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.44%) C
3 1 (1.11%) C#
3 1 (1.11%) C++
3 1 (1.11%) Python
3 1 (1.11%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.11%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 56 (62.22%) Degree
2 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.33%) CISSP
5 3 (3.33%) CISM
5 3 (3.33%) GIAC
6 2 (2.22%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (3.33%) Adobe
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle
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