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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Human Factors
UK / England
Rank 493 523 524
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +1
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 84 68 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 41 31
Median daily rate £446 £415 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.53% -8.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £480 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+7.66% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 - -

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
34178 37465 35875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.43% 82.04% 78.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22789 24561 23587
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 854 1091 969
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Human Factors across the England region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Human Factors Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +10 25 £475 +5.55% 1
Yorkshire +27 20 £500 +20.48% 1
South East +30 16 £425 +19.71% 1
North East -26 8 £400 - 1
South West +14 6 £443 +18.00% 2
West Midlands -15 5 £450 +16.88% 1
North West - 3 £500 - 6
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Human Factors
UK

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 120 (74.53%) User Experience
2 116 (72.05%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (72.05%) Service Design
3 110 (68.32%) Ethnography
4 105 (65.22%) Psychology
5 102 (63.35%) Degree
6 99 (61.49%) Usability Testing
7 90 (55.90%) Market Research
7 90 (55.90%) Customer Insight
8 86 (53.42%) Analytical Skills
9 81 (50.31%) Guerrilla Research
10 18 (11.18%) User Stories
10 18 (11.18%) Mentoring
10 18 (11.18%) Security Cleared
10 18 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (10.56%) Sociology
12 12 (7.45%) Line Management
13 11 (6.83%) Military
13 11 (6.83%) Web Development
13 11 (6.83%) Wireframes
14 9 (5.59%) Guerrilla Testing
14 9 (5.59%) Ergonomics
14 9 (5.59%) Analytics
14 9 (5.59%) DV Cleared
15 8 (4.97%) Actionable Recommendations
16 7 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
16 7 (4.35%) HTML
17 6 (3.73%) Microsoft
17 6 (3.73%) CSS
17 6 (3.73%) Automotive

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 (0.62%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.86%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.24%) UserZoom
5 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.24%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.62%) gulp
3 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (6.83%) Military
2 6 (3.73%) Automotive
3 5 (3.11%) Retail
4 4 (2.48%) Finance
4 4 (2.48%) Legal
4 4 (2.48%) Marketing
5 3 (1.86%) Games
6 2 (1.24%) Banking
6 2 (1.24%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.62%) Avionics
7 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 115 (71.43%) User Researcher
2 54 (33.54%) User Experience Researcher
3 14 (8.70%) Designer
4 13 (8.07%) Digital User Researcher
4 13 (8.07%) UX Designer
5 7 (4.35%) Consultant
6 6 (3.73%) Research Consultant
6 6 (3.73%) User Experience Consultant
7 5 (3.11%) Lean Consultant
8 3 (1.86%) Data Scientist
8 3 (1.86%) Development Engineer
8 3 (1.86%) Development Specialist
8 3 (1.86%) Research Engineer
8 3 (1.86%) UI Designer
8 3 (1.86%) UX Engineer
8 3 (1.86%) UX Specialist
9 2 (1.24%) Digital Designer
9 2 (1.24%) Head of User Experience
9 2 (1.24%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (1.24%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.35%) HTML
2 6 (3.73%) CSS
3 3 (1.86%) Material Design
4 1 (0.62%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.62%) jQuery
4 1 (0.62%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 120 (74.53%) User Experience
2 105 (65.22%) Psychology
3 86 (53.42%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.59%) Ergonomics
5 6 (3.73%) Cyber Attack
6 4 (2.48%) RIA
7 3 (1.86%) Robotics
7 3 (1.86%) Statistics
7 3 (1.86%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.62%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.86%) Android
1 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (72.05%) Agile Software Development
1 116 (72.05%) Service Design
2 110 (68.32%) Ethnography
3 99 (61.49%) Usability Testing
4 90 (55.90%) Customer Insight
4 90 (55.90%) Market Research
5 81 (50.31%) Guerrilla Research
6 18 (11.18%) Mentoring
6 18 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (11.18%) User Stories
7 17 (10.56%) Sociology
8 12 (7.45%) Line Management
9 11 (6.83%) Web Development
9 11 (6.83%) Wireframes
10 9 (5.59%) Analytics
10 9 (5.59%) Guerrilla Testing
11 7 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.73%) Information Assurance
12 6 (3.73%) Qualitative Research
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.62%) SQL
2 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (63.35%) Degree
2 18 (11.18%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.59%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) Actionable Recommendations
2 3 (1.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.62%) ARP4761
3 1 (0.62%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.62%) DO-160
3 1 (0.62%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.62%) DO-254
3 1 (0.62%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 6 (3.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.11%) Adobe
3 3 (1.86%) Google
3 3 (1.86%) Tableau
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