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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Human Factors
Rank 546 542 559
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 26 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.023% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.072% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 16
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£400 £400 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £301 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £370 £480
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -22.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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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
15918 15223 16407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.97% 31.58% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9801 9549 9682
Average daily rate £415 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 667 609 805
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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 17 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 17 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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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 +28 20 £400 -5.88% 1
South East -2 3 £363 -2.02% 2
North West - 1 - -
South West - - - -
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Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 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 40 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (57.97%) User Experience
2 33 (47.83%) Degree
3 28 (40.58%) Market Research
4 20 (28.99%) Psychology
5 18 (26.09%) Mentoring
6 16 (23.19%) Usability Testing
7 15 (21.74%) Qualitative Research
7 15 (21.74%) Management Information System
8 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
10 10 (14.49%) Change Management
11 9 (13.04%) Risk Management
12 8 (11.59%) Mercator
12 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
12 8 (11.59%) Customer Insight
13 7 (10.14%) QA
13 7 (10.14%) Process Improvement
13 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
13 7 (10.14%) HTML
13 7 (10.14%) Requirements Management
14 6 (8.70%) Regression Testing
14 6 (8.70%) Validation
14 6 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
14 6 (8.70%) Mathematics
14 6 (8.70%) Physics
15 5 (7.25%) ITIL
15 5 (7.25%) CRM
15 5 (7.25%) Logistics
16 4 (5.80%) GIAC

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 (4.35%) Liferay
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) WAN
1 2 (2.90%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.45%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (11.59%) User Experience Researcher
2 7 (10.14%) Developer
2 7 (10.14%) Consultant
3 6 (8.70%) Design Engineer
3 6 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (8.70%) Designer
3 6 (8.70%) User Experience Designer
4 4 (5.80%) Security Consultant
4 4 (5.80%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (4.35%) Risk Consultant
5 3 (4.35%) User Experience Consultant
5 3 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 3 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (2.90%) QA Engineer
6 2 (2.90%) Management Consultant
6 2 (2.90%) Web Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Risk Management Consultant
6 2 (2.90%) Senior Designer
6 2 (2.90%) Technical Design Authority
6 2 (2.90%) Usability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) HTML
2 3 (4.35%) CSS
3 2 (2.90%) JSP
3 2 (2.90%) Flash
4 1 (1.45%) CGI
4 1 (1.45%) Web Services
4 1 (1.45%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (57.97%) User Experience
2 20 (28.99%) Psychology
3 15 (21.74%) Management Information System
4 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 6 (8.70%) Physics
6 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.35%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.90%) GIS
8 1 (1.45%) Open Source
8 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.58%) Market Research
3 18 (26.09%) Mentoring
4 16 (23.19%) Usability Testing
5 15 (21.74%) Qualitative Research
6 10 (14.49%) Change Management
7 9 (13.04%) Risk Management
8 8 (11.59%) Customer Insight
9 7 (10.14%) Process Improvement
9 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
9 7 (10.14%) Requirements Management
10 6 (8.70%) Regression Testing
10 6 (8.70%) Validation
11 5 (7.25%) ITIL
11 5 (7.25%) CRM
11 5 (7.25%) Logistics
12 4 (5.80%) Scrum
12 4 (5.80%) Information Security
12 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (5.80%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) Java
2 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.35%) PHP
3 2 (2.90%) C
4 1 (1.45%) Scala
4 1 (1.45%) SQL
4 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (47.83%) Degree
2 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
3 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) GIAC
4 4 (5.80%) CISSP
4 4 (5.80%) CISM
5 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Mercator
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.35%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.45%) Apple
4 1 (1.45%) Fujitsu