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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Human Factors
Rank 524 539 523
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 55 27 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.054% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.17% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 1
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£450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £47.83 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+36.65% -
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
15617 15755 13639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.87% 31.80% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9717 9921 8361
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £607 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 576 613 596
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 +17 24 £450 -10.00% 3
South East -8 12 £406 -4.41% 1
West Midlands -10 6 £300 +2.56%
Yorkshire - 6 £450 -
East Midlands - 3 £363 - 1
East of England +6 2 - -
North West -20 2 £525 - 1
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Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 81 (67.50%) User Experience
2 63 (52.50%) Usability Testing
3 58 (48.33%) Degree
3 58 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (40.83%) Market Research
5 48 (40.00%) Psychology
6 40 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (20.00%) HTML
7 24 (20.00%) CSS
8 22 (18.33%) JavaScript
9 20 (16.67%) Information Architecture
10 19 (15.83%) Security Cleared
11 18 (15.00%) HTML5
11 18 (15.00%) Customer Insight
11 18 (15.00%) Information Security
12 16 (13.33%) Mentoring
13 15 (12.50%) CSS3
13 15 (12.50%) jQuery
14 13 (10.83%) Project Management
15 12 (10.00%) DHTML
15 12 (10.00%) Scrum
15 12 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (9.17%) Graphic Design
16 11 (9.17%) Management Information System
17 10 (8.33%) Risk Management
17 10 (8.33%) Change Management
17 10 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
18 9 (7.50%) GIAC
18 9 (7.50%) CISM
18 9 (7.50%) CISSP

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 1 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Visio
1 5 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.83%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) Intranet
2 2 (1.67%) WAN
3 1 (0.83%) SNMP
3 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.83%) ATM
3 1 (0.83%) SMS
Development Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Axure RP
2 6 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 7 (5.83%) Marketing
2 2 (1.67%) Games
3 1 (0.83%) Electronics
3 1 (0.83%) Finance
3 1 (0.83%) Legal
3 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (16.67%) Designer
2 18 (15.00%) UX Designer
3 17 (14.17%) User Experience Researcher
4 15 (12.50%) UI Designer
5 9 (7.50%) Consultant
5 9 (7.50%) Web Designer
6 7 (5.83%) Architect
6 7 (5.83%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.83%) Analyst
7 6 (5.00%) Information Analyst
7 6 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 6 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) User Experience Architect
8 5 (4.17%) Senior Architect
8 5 (4.17%) Security Manager
8 5 (4.17%) Security Project Manager
8 5 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Developer
9 4 (3.33%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.00%) HTML
1 24 (20.00%) CSS
2 18 (15.00%) HTML5
3 15 (12.50%) CSS3
3 15 (12.50%) jQuery
4 12 (10.00%) DHTML
5 9 (7.50%) JSON
6 6 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (2.50%) LESS
8 2 (1.67%) Ajax
9 1 (0.83%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.83%) MooTools
9 1 (0.83%) XML
9 1 (0.83%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 81 (67.50%) User Experience
2 48 (40.00%) Psychology
3 40 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.17%) Graphic Design
4 11 (9.17%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.67%) RIA
6 2 (1.67%) Ergonomics
6 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Online Games
7 1 (0.83%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.83%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (0.83%) Windows
1 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (52.50%) Usability Testing
2 58 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (40.83%) Market Research
4 20 (16.67%) Information Architecture
5 18 (15.00%) Customer Insight
5 18 (15.00%) Information Security
6 16 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 13 (10.83%) Project Management
8 12 (10.00%) Scrum
8 12 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 10 (8.33%) Change Management
9 10 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (7.50%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.67%) Analytics
11 8 (6.67%) Product Management
12 6 (5.00%) Industrial Design
12 6 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
13 5 (4.17%) Qualitative Research
13 5 (4.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.00%) C
3 1 (0.83%) Assembly Language
3 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
3 1 (0.83%) C#
3 1 (0.83%) C++
3 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (48.33%) Degree
2 19 (15.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.50%) GIAC
3 9 (7.50%) CISM
3 9 (7.50%) CISSP
4 6 (5.00%) PMP
4 6 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (4.17%) Google
1 5 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle
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