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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Human Factors over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Human Factors
Rank 543 595 543
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -52
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 82 24 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.047% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.059% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 12 16
Median daily rate £450 £413 £539
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -23.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £333 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £474 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £47.83 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +36.65%
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
40623 40561 37775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.50% 79.74% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27280 26672 24090
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 933 1073 1123
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Human Factors
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Human Factors as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Human Factors within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 29 £475 +5.55%
Yorkshire - 19 £438 -
West Midlands - 16 £400 -
South East -6 9 £325 -18.75% 2
North East -49 5 £450 -
North West - 3 £450 -
South West - 1 - - 1
Human Factors
UK

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Human Factors 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 England region with a requirement for Human Factors.

1 179 (84.04%) User Experience
2 171 (80.28%) Usability Testing
3 166 (77.93%) Psychology
4 146 (68.54%) Degree
5 134 (62.91%) Market Research
6 133 (62.44%) Agile Software Development
7 124 (58.22%) Analytical Skills
8 112 (52.58%) Ethnography
9 95 (44.60%) Service Design
10 71 (33.33%) Guerrilla Research
11 59 (27.70%) Axure RP
12 49 (23.00%) Mentoring
13 44 (20.66%) Customer Insight
14 40 (18.78%) Wireframes
15 36 (16.90%) Product Management
16 35 (16.43%) Information Architecture
16 35 (16.43%) JavaScript
16 35 (16.43%) HTML
16 35 (16.43%) CSS
16 35 (16.43%) Project Management
17 33 (15.49%) Industrial Design
17 33 (15.49%) Marketing
17 33 (15.49%) Web Development
18 32 (15.02%) RIA
18 32 (15.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
18 32 (15.02%) Adobe
18 32 (15.02%) MS Visio
18 32 (15.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 30 (14.08%) Software Engineering
20 23 (10.80%) User Stories

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (15.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 32 (15.02%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.35%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
Development Applications
1 59 (27.70%) Axure RP
2 32 (15.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.47%) JIRA
3 1 (0.47%) JIRA Agile
General
1 33 (15.49%) Marketing
2 11 (5.16%) French Language
3 5 (2.35%) Finance
4 3 (1.41%) Legal
4 3 (1.41%) Retail
5 2 (0.94%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.94%) Military
6 1 (0.47%) Avionics
6 1 (0.47%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 150 (70.42%) User Researcher
2 87 (40.85%) User Experience Researcher
3 44 (20.66%) Digital User Researcher
4 34 (15.96%) Senior User Researcher
5 33 (15.49%) Architect
5 33 (15.49%) User Experience Architect
6 20 (9.39%) Senior User Experience Researcher
7 10 (4.69%) Senior Architect
7 10 (4.69%) Senior User Experience Architect
8 5 (2.35%) Senior Digital User Researcher
9 3 (1.41%) Consultant
9 3 (1.41%) Designer
9 3 (1.41%) Developer
9 3 (1.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (1.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (1.41%) UI Developer
9 3 (1.41%) User Experience Consultant
10 2 (0.94%) Analyst
10 2 (0.94%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (0.94%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (16.43%) CSS
1 35 (16.43%) HTML
2 9 (4.23%) CSS3
2 9 (4.23%) HTML5
3 8 (3.76%) Web Services
4 4 (1.88%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.88%) jQuery
5 3 (1.41%) Node.js
6 2 (0.94%) Express
6 2 (0.94%) JSON
6 2 (0.94%) LESS
6 2 (0.94%) Modernizr
6 2 (0.94%) OOCSS
6 2 (0.94%) React
6 2 (0.94%) Sass
7 1 (0.47%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.47%) D3.js
7 1 (0.47%) Ext JS
7 1 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.47%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 179 (84.04%) User Experience
2 166 (77.93%) Psychology
3 124 (58.22%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (15.02%) RIA
5 14 (6.57%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.41%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.94%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.47%) Blog
8 1 (0.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.23%) Android
1 9 (4.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (80.28%) Usability Testing
2 134 (62.91%) Market Research
3 133 (62.44%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (52.58%) Ethnography
5 95 (44.60%) Service Design
6 71 (33.33%) Guerrilla Research
7 49 (23.00%) Mentoring
8 44 (20.66%) Customer Insight
9 40 (18.78%) Wireframes
10 36 (16.90%) Product Management
11 35 (16.43%) Information Architecture
11 35 (16.43%) Project Management
12 33 (15.49%) Industrial Design
12 33 (15.49%) Web Development
13 30 (14.08%) Software Engineering
14 23 (10.80%) User Stories
15 18 (8.45%) Prototyping
15 18 (8.45%) Qualitative Research
15 18 (8.45%) Workflow
16 11 (5.16%) Sociology
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.43%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.47%) C
2 1 (0.47%) Java
2 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.47%) SQL
2 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 146 (68.54%) Degree
2 15 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.41%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.94%) HNC
5 2 (0.94%) HND
5 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) IIBA
6 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.94%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.47%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (15.02%) Adobe
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle