The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Psychology in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Psychology
Rank 557 541 564
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Contract jobs citing Psychology 25 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.008% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.026% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £415 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
-16.84% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Psychology
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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
16141 15233 16410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.57% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9913 9578 9691
Average daily rate £413 £418 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 609 816
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £24.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -23.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Psychology across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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 22 September 2014.

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
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 Psychology within the England region over the 3 months to 22 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 +24 21 £450 +12.50% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £398 -
South East -7 1 £350 -26.31%
North West - 1 - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Psychology
UK

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Psychology 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 Psychology.

1 43 (82.69%) User Experience
2 42 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (73.08%) Degree
4 35 (67.31%) Market Research
5 20 (38.46%) Human Factors
5 20 (38.46%) Usability Testing
6 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
8 8 (15.38%) Customer Insight
9 7 (13.46%) Mercator
9 7 (13.46%) Qualitative Research
9 7 (13.46%) Analytics
10 6 (11.54%) Axure RP
10 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
10 6 (11.54%) Project Management
10 6 (11.54%) HTML
10 6 (11.54%) SQL
10 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
10 6 (11.54%) IIS
10 6 (11.54%) Finance
11 5 (9.62%) SAN
12 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
12 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (7.69%) Cisco
12 4 (7.69%) HP
12 4 (7.69%) Dell
12 4 (7.69%) Windows
12 4 (7.69%) Migration
12 4 (7.69%) Firewall
12 4 (7.69%) VMware

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Psychology 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 Psychology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.54%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) SAN
2 4 (7.69%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) VLAN
2 4 (7.69%) Network Security
2 4 (7.69%) NAS
3 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Axure RP
2 3 (5.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) German Language
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) User Experience Researcher
2 8 (15.38%) Consultant
3 6 (11.54%) User Experience Designer
3 6 (11.54%) Designer
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Network Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) User Experience Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Designer
7 2 (3.85%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior User Experience Designer
8 1 (1.92%) Usability Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) UI Designer
8 1 (1.92%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) HTML
2 3 (5.77%) CSS
3 2 (3.85%) SOAP
3 2 (3.85%) Web Services
3 2 (3.85%) XML
3 2 (3.85%) XSLT
3 2 (3.85%) XHTML
3 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.85%) REST
3 2 (3.85%) Sass
3 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (3.85%) .NET
3 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 43 (82.69%) User Experience
2 20 (38.46%) Human Factors
3 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.69%) Economics
4 4 (7.69%) Graphic Design
5 3 (5.77%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.85%) Social Network
6 2 (3.85%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.92%) Ergonomics
7 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
1 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (67.31%) Market Research
3 20 (38.46%) Usability Testing
4 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
5 8 (15.38%) Customer Insight
6 7 (13.46%) Analytics
6 7 (13.46%) Qualitative Research
7 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 6 (11.54%) Project Management
8 4 (7.69%) Migration
8 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.69%) Product Management
9 3 (5.77%) User Experience Design
9 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.77%) Scrum
9 3 (5.77%) Web Design
10 2 (3.85%) Change Management
10 2 (3.85%) SEO
10 2 (3.85%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) C#
2 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (73.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Mercator
2 4 (7.69%) VMware
2 4 (7.69%) SonicWALL
2 4 (7.69%) NETGEAR
2 4 (7.69%) Cisco
2 4 (7.69%) HP
2 4 (7.69%) Dell
2 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 3 (5.77%) Adobe
4 2 (3.85%) Open Text
4 2 (3.85%) RedDot
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