The table below looks at the statistics for Psychology skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Psychology
UK / England
Rank 440 473 546
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +73
Contract jobs citing Psychology 133 137 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.29% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.35% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 106 28
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £470
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £26.08 £19.23 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 - -

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
34713 39592 38040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.93% 82.92% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23191 26242 24439
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 1080 1032
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.55 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Psychology as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Psychology Jobs Demand Trend in England

Psychology
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Psychology across the England region.

Psychology Daily Rate Trend in England

Psychology
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Psychology across the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Psychology Daily Rate Histogram in England

Psychology
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Psychology across the England region.

Psychology Hourly Rate Trend in England

Psychology
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Psychology across the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Psychology Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Psychology
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 Psychology within the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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 -14 48 £426 +0.29% 3
South East +48 28 £433 -
Yorkshire +26 23 £425 -5.55%
West Midlands +4 12 £444 +10.93%
North East -29 10 £400 -11.11%
North West +26 4 £500 +11.11% 1
East of England 0 3 £450 +12.50% 1
East Midlands - 3 £400 -
South West +9 1 £363 -3.33%
Psychology
UK

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Psychology 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 Psychology.

1 189 (75.90%) User Experience
2 188 (75.50%) Degree
3 186 (74.70%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (56.22%) Cognitive Psychology
5 128 (51.41%) Service Design
6 127 (51.00%) Usability Testing
7 114 (45.78%) Market Research
8 108 (43.37%) Human Factors
9 101 (40.56%) Ethnography
10 100 (40.16%) Analytical Skills
11 77 (30.92%) Customer Insight
12 66 (26.51%) Guerrilla Research
13 53 (21.29%) Anthropology
14 52 (20.88%) Analytics
15 43 (17.27%) Scrum
16 39 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
17 31 (12.45%) User Stories
18 28 (11.24%) Sociology
19 25 (10.04%) Prototyping
20 24 (9.64%) Mentoring
21 23 (9.24%) Qualitative Research
22 22 (8.84%) Security Cleared
22 22 (8.84%) Marketing
23 20 (8.03%) Project Management
24 19 (7.63%) Axure RP
25 18 (7.23%) Multivariate Testing
25 18 (7.23%) Kanban
26 15 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
26 15 (6.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
26 15 (6.02%) Benchmarking

Psychology
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 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (4.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 12 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
1 12 (4.82%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.61%) UserZoom
3 3 (1.20%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.40%) InVision
4 1 (0.40%) MS Office
4 1 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Magento
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.20%) GoToMeeting
2 2 (0.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (7.63%) Axure RP
2 15 (6.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (2.01%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.01%) JIRA
4 3 (1.20%) VersionOne
4 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (8.84%) Marketing
2 12 (4.82%) Retail
3 8 (3.21%) Finance
4 4 (1.61%) Advertising
4 4 (1.61%) Automotive
4 4 (1.61%) Legal
4 4 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.20%) Games
5 3 (1.20%) Military
6 1 (0.40%) Electronics
6 1 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 179 (71.89%) User Researcher
2 51 (20.48%) User Experience Researcher
3 50 (20.08%) Digital User Researcher
4 20 (8.03%) Senior User Researcher
5 9 (3.61%) Designer
6 8 (3.21%) Architect
6 8 (3.21%) UX Designer
7 7 (2.81%) User Experience Architect
8 5 (2.01%) Agile Coach
8 5 (2.01%) Senior User Experience Researcher
9 4 (1.61%) Marketing Assistant
10 3 (1.20%) Consultant
10 3 (1.20%) Data Modeller
10 3 (1.20%) Development Engineer
10 3 (1.20%) Development Specialist
10 3 (1.20%) Research Engineer
10 3 (1.20%) User Experience Consultant
10 3 (1.20%) UX Engineer
10 3 (1.20%) UX Specialist
11 2 (0.80%) Marketing Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.40%) CSS
1 1 (0.40%) CSS3
1 1 (0.40%) HTML
1 1 (0.40%) HTML5
1 1 (0.40%) jQuery
1 1 (0.40%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 189 (75.90%) User Experience
2 100 (40.16%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.22%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.22%) Social Media
4 3 (1.20%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (1.20%) Robotics
5 2 (0.80%) IVR
6 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.40%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.40%) NHS
6 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.40%) Social Network
6 1 (0.40%) Tandem
6 1 (0.40%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.41%) Android
1 6 (2.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.40%) Linux
2 1 (0.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (74.70%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (56.22%) Cognitive Psychology
3 128 (51.41%) Service Design
4 127 (51.00%) Usability Testing
5 114 (45.78%) Market Research
6 108 (43.37%) Human Factors
7 101 (40.56%) Ethnography
8 77 (30.92%) Customer Insight
9 66 (26.51%) Guerrilla Research
10 53 (21.29%) Anthropology
11 52 (20.88%) Analytics
12 43 (17.27%) Scrum
13 39 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (12.45%) User Stories
15 28 (11.24%) Sociology
16 25 (10.04%) Prototyping
17 24 (9.64%) Mentoring
18 23 (9.24%) Qualitative Research
19 20 (8.03%) Project Management
20 18 (7.23%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
1 1 (0.40%) Perl
1 1 (0.40%) Python
Qualifications
1 188 (75.50%) Degree
2 22 (8.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.01%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.20%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.20%) PhD
6 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.22%) Actionable Recommendations
2 6 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.01%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (4.82%) Adobe
2 5 (2.01%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (0.40%) ClickTale
3 1 (0.40%) Demandware
3 1 (0.40%) Google
3 1 (0.40%) hybris
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.40%) SAP
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