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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Human Factors
Rank 500 558 561
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +3
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 137 55 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.11% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.14% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 31 15
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.83 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.59% +36.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.59% +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
41611 40093 38816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 79.03% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27834 25415 24688
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 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 908 1174 1149
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +29 66 £525 +16.66%
West Midlands +2 19 £400 +33.33%
South East -5 19 £325 -20.00%
Yorkshire +11 14 £500 +11.11%
North West -6 8 £450 -14.28%
North East - 8 £425 -
East of England +8 2 £320 -
South West - 1 - -
Human Factors
UK

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 184 (81.78%) User Experience
2 176 (78.22%) Usability Testing
3 170 (75.56%) Psychology
4 150 (66.67%) Degree
5 148 (65.78%) Agile Software Development
6 142 (63.11%) Market Research
7 129 (57.33%) Analytical Skills
8 128 (56.89%) Ethnography
9 111 (49.33%) Service Design
10 56 (24.89%) Axure RP
11 53 (23.56%) Mentoring
12 40 (17.78%) Customer Insight
13 34 (15.11%) Product Management
13 34 (15.11%) JavaScript
13 34 (15.11%) CSS
13 34 (15.11%) HTML
14 33 (14.67%) Web Development
15 32 (14.22%) Information Architecture
15 32 (14.22%) Project Management
16 30 (13.33%) Industrial Design
16 30 (13.33%) Marketing
16 30 (13.33%) RIA
16 30 (13.33%) User Stories
17 29 (12.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 29 (12.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 29 (12.89%) Software Engineering
17 29 (12.89%) Adobe
17 29 (12.89%) MS Visio
18 18 (8.00%) Qualitative Research
18 18 (8.00%) Workflow

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 3 (1.33%) Node.js
2 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (12.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 29 (12.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Office
2 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
Development Applications
1 56 (24.89%) Axure RP
2 29 (12.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.44%) JIRA
3 1 (0.44%) JIRA Agile
General
1 30 (13.33%) Marketing
2 11 (4.89%) French Language
3 7 (3.11%) Finance
3 7 (3.11%) Legal
4 3 (1.33%) Retail
5 2 (0.89%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.89%) Military
6 1 (0.44%) Avionics
6 1 (0.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 164 (72.89%) User Researcher
2 81 (36.00%) User Experience Researcher
3 55 (24.44%) Digital User Researcher
4 37 (16.44%) Senior User Researcher
5 30 (13.33%) Architect
5 30 (13.33%) User Experience Architect
6 20 (8.89%) Senior User Experience Researcher
7 6 (2.67%) Consultant
7 6 (2.67%) Designer
7 6 (2.67%) Senior Digital User Researcher
7 6 (2.67%) User Experience Consultant
8 5 (2.22%) Senior Architect
8 5 (2.22%) Senior User Experience Architect
8 5 (2.22%) UX Designer
9 3 (1.33%) Developer
9 3 (1.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (1.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (1.33%) UI Developer
10 2 (0.89%) Analyst
10 2 (0.89%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.11%) CSS
1 34 (15.11%) HTML
2 8 (3.56%) Web Services
3 5 (2.22%) HTML5
3 5 (2.22%) jQuery
4 4 (1.78%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.78%) CSS3
5 3 (1.33%) JSON
6 2 (0.89%) Express
6 2 (0.89%) LESS
6 2 (0.89%) Modernizr
6 2 (0.89%) OOCSS
6 2 (0.89%) React
6 2 (0.89%) Sass
7 1 (0.44%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.44%) D3.js
7 1 (0.44%) DOM
7 1 (0.44%) Ext JS
7 1 (0.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 184 (81.78%) User Experience
2 170 (75.56%) Psychology
3 129 (57.33%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (13.33%) RIA
5 14 (6.22%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.44%) Biology
7 1 (0.44%) Blog
7 1 (0.44%) Life Science
7 1 (0.44%) PMI
7 1 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.00%) Android
1 9 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (78.22%) Usability Testing
2 148 (65.78%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (63.11%) Market Research
4 128 (56.89%) Ethnography
5 111 (49.33%) Service Design
6 53 (23.56%) Mentoring
7 40 (17.78%) Customer Insight
8 34 (15.11%) Product Management
9 33 (14.67%) Web Development
10 32 (14.22%) Information Architecture
10 32 (14.22%) Project Management
11 30 (13.33%) Industrial Design
11 30 (13.33%) User Stories
12 29 (12.89%) Software Engineering
13 18 (8.00%) Qualitative Research
13 18 (8.00%) Workflow
14 11 (4.89%) Sociology
15 10 (4.44%) Line Management
15 10 (4.44%) Scrum
16 9 (4.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (15.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.44%) C
2 1 (0.44%) Java
2 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.44%) SQL
2 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 150 (66.67%) Degree
2 16 (7.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.89%) HNC
5 2 (0.89%) HND
5 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) IIBA
6 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.89%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.44%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (12.89%) Adobe
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle