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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Human Factors
Rank 505 544 522
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -22
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 74 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.015% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.047% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 4 10
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£463 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £367 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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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
15290 14865 13381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.84% 31.74% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10003 9386 8026
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 625 763
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.27 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +6.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +53 42 £455 -11.21% 4
South East -26 5 £572 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £263 -
South West - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 1
Human Factors
UK

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 60 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (60.20%) Usability Testing
3 54 (55.10%) User Experience
4 53 (54.08%) Market Research
5 51 (52.04%) Degree
6 38 (38.78%) Psychology
7 30 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (20.41%) HTML
9 18 (18.37%) CSS
10 17 (17.35%) Qualitative Research
11 15 (15.31%) JavaScript
12 13 (13.27%) Information Architecture
12 13 (13.27%) HTML5
12 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
12 13 (13.27%) jQuery
13 12 (12.24%) Customer Insight
14 11 (11.22%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (11.22%) CSS3
14 11 (11.22%) Mentoring
15 10 (10.20%) User Stories
15 10 (10.20%) DHTML
16 9 (9.18%) Graphic Design
16 9 (9.18%) JSON
17 8 (8.16%) Project Management
18 7 (7.14%) Management Information System
18 7 (7.14%) Process Improvement
18 7 (7.14%) QA
19 6 (6.12%) Risk Management
19 6 (6.12%) Change Management
19 6 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (3.06%) Liferay
2 1 (1.02%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.02%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) ATM
1 1 (1.02%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (2.04%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (6.12%) Marketing
2 5 (5.10%) Games
3 1 (1.02%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (14.29%) Designer
2 11 (11.22%) UX Designer
3 10 (10.20%) UI Designer
4 9 (9.18%) User Experience Researcher
5 8 (8.16%) Web Designer
6 7 (7.14%) Developer
7 6 (6.12%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Security Project Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Information Security Project Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Information Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Information Security Manager
10 2 (2.04%) Architect
10 2 (2.04%) Junior
10 2 (2.04%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.04%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.04%) User Experience Architect
10 2 (2.04%) QA Engineer
11 1 (1.02%) Requirements Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.41%) HTML
2 18 (18.37%) CSS
3 13 (13.27%) jQuery
3 13 (13.27%) HTML5
4 11 (11.22%) CSS3
5 10 (10.20%) DHTML
6 9 (9.18%) JSON
7 4 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.06%) Ajax
9 2 (2.04%) XML
9 2 (2.04%) LESS
9 2 (2.04%) MooTools
10 1 (1.02%) XSL
10 1 (1.02%) Web Services
10 1 (1.02%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 54 (55.10%) User Experience
2 38 (38.78%) Psychology
3 30 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.18%) Graphic Design
5 7 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.10%) Open Source
7 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.06%) RIA
8 2 (2.04%) Online Games
8 2 (2.04%) W3C
9 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (60.20%) Usability Testing
3 53 (54.08%) Market Research
4 17 (17.35%) Qualitative Research
5 13 (13.27%) Information Architecture
6 12 (12.24%) Customer Insight
7 11 (11.22%) Mentoring
7 11 (11.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (10.20%) User Stories
9 8 (8.16%) Project Management
10 7 (7.14%) Process Improvement
11 6 (6.12%) Change Management
11 6 (6.12%) Risk Management
11 6 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.12%) Scrum
11 6 (6.12%) Information Security
12 5 (5.10%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (5.10%) Analytics
13 4 (4.08%) Web Development
14 3 (3.06%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.31%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.08%) Java
3 3 (3.06%) PHP
4 2 (2.04%) C
5 1 (1.02%) SQL
5 1 (1.02%) Ruby
5 1 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (52.04%) Degree
2 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.10%) CISSP
3 5 (5.10%) PMP
3 5 (5.10%) PMI Certification
3 5 (5.10%) CISM
3 5 (5.10%) GIAC
4 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (5.10%) Google
2 3 (3.06%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.04%) Mercator
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £510 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £225 to £275 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 24 days ago