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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Human Factors
Rank 541 554 553
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 34 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.014% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.054% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 17
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£500 £410 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -7.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £239 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £370 £480
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -22.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00
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
13267 12925 13610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.93% 26.50% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8058 8100 8070
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 550 721
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.03 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £44.49 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.96 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.02% -39.65%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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
London +23 26 £510 +4.61% 3
South East -7 4 £375 +1.35%
North West - 1 - -
South West - - - -
Human Factors
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Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 38 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (50.77%) Degree
3 28 (43.08%) Market Research
4 21 (32.31%) Psychology
5 16 (24.62%) Qualitative Research
6 15 (23.08%) Usability Testing
6 15 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 10 (15.38%) Change Management
7 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 9 (13.85%) Risk Management
9 8 (12.31%) Mercator
10 7 (10.77%) Customer Insight
10 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
10 7 (10.77%) HTML
10 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
11 6 (9.23%) Requirements Management
11 6 (9.23%) Mathematics
11 6 (9.23%) Physics
11 6 (9.23%) Validation
11 6 (9.23%) Regression Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Rational DOORS
12 5 (7.69%) ITIL
12 5 (7.69%) CRM
12 5 (7.69%) Logistics
13 4 (6.15%) QA
13 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (6.15%) GIAC
13 4 (6.15%) Information Security
13 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
13 4 (6.15%) CISSP

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 3 (4.62%) Liferay
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) WAN
1 2 (3.08%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.54%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.54%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Banking
2 3 (4.62%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (12.31%) User Experience Researcher
2 7 (10.77%) Consultant
3 6 (9.23%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Design Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) User Experience Designer
3 6 (9.23%) Designer
4 5 (7.69%) Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) User Experience Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Risk Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Management Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Risk Management Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Usability Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Senior User Experience Designer
7 2 (3.08%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) HTML
2 3 (4.62%) CSS
3 2 (3.08%) JSP
3 2 (3.08%) Flash
4 1 (1.54%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.31%) Psychology
2 15 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.23%) Mathematics
3 6 (9.23%) Physics
4 3 (4.62%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.08%) GIS
6 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.08%) Market Research
3 16 (24.62%) Qualitative Research
4 15 (23.08%) Usability Testing
5 10 (15.38%) Change Management
6 9 (13.85%) Risk Management
7 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
7 7 (10.77%) Customer Insight
8 6 (9.23%) Regression Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Validation
8 6 (9.23%) Requirements Management
9 5 (7.69%) ITIL
9 5 (7.69%) CRM
9 5 (7.69%) Logistics
10 4 (6.15%) Information Security
10 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.15%) Process Improvement
10 4 (6.15%) User Stories
11 3 (4.62%) Web Application Development
11 3 (4.62%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) Java
1 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
1 3 (4.62%) PHP
2 2 (3.08%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (50.77%) Degree
2 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) CISSP
4 4 (6.15%) CISM
4 4 (6.15%) GIAC
5 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Mercator
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.54%) Apple
4 1 (1.54%) Fujitsu
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