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 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Psychology
Rank 540 555 527
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -28
Contract jobs citing Psychology 43 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.048% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.15% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 5
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£425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+21.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Psychology
UK

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
15596 16025 13601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.87% 31.73% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9719 10089 8332
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 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 574 633 575
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.92 £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 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%

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 7 May 2015.

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 7 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 +5 29 £425 +0.59% 4
South East +3 6 £525 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £425 -
South West +9 1 - -
West Midlands -6 1 £460 +57.26%
East of England - 1 - -
North East - 1 £525 - 1
Psychology
UK

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 80 (94.12%) Degree
2 69 (81.18%) User Experience
3 54 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (55.29%) Human Factors
5 45 (52.94%) Market Research
6 41 (48.24%) Usability Testing
7 29 (34.12%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (27.06%) Customer Insight
9 14 (16.47%) Scrum
10 12 (14.12%) HTML
10 12 (14.12%) Mentoring
11 11 (12.94%) JavaScript
11 11 (12.94%) CSS
12 10 (11.76%) MS Visio
12 10 (11.76%) Analytics
13 9 (10.59%) Axure RP
14 8 (9.41%) Project Management
14 8 (9.41%) Retail
15 7 (8.24%) Adobe
16 6 (7.06%) Finance
16 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
16 6 (7.06%) Industrial Design
16 6 (7.06%) Google
16 6 (7.06%) Marketing
16 6 (7.06%) Information Architecture
16 6 (7.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 6 (7.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 5 (5.88%) Product Management
17 5 (5.88%) Google Analytics
17 5 (5.88%) RIA

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 1 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 6 (7.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (3.53%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Axure RP
2 6 (7.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.35%) JIRA
4 1 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.18%) Selenium
4 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (9.41%) Retail
2 6 (7.06%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Marketing
3 3 (3.53%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (32.94%) User Experience Researcher
2 6 (7.06%) Architect
2 6 (7.06%) Consultant
2 6 (7.06%) Designer
2 6 (7.06%) User Experience Architect
3 5 (5.88%) UX Designer
4 4 (4.71%) Senior Architect
5 3 (3.53%) User Experience Consultant
6 2 (2.35%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (2.35%) Developer
6 2 (2.35%) Senior Designer
6 2 (2.35%) UI Designer
6 2 (2.35%) Senior UX Designer
7 1 (1.18%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (1.18%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (1.18%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (1.18%) Digital Designer
7 1 (1.18%) Analyst
7 1 (1.18%) Lead Designer
7 1 (1.18%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) HTML
2 11 (12.94%) CSS
3 4 (4.71%) SVG
3 4 (4.71%) jQuery
3 4 (4.71%) Ajax
4 2 (2.35%) HTML5
5 1 (1.18%) CSS3
5 1 (1.18%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.18%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 69 (81.18%) User Experience
2 47 (55.29%) Human Factors
3 29 (34.12%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.88%) RIA
5 4 (4.71%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.35%) iPhone
6 2 (2.35%) iPad
6 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.18%) Ergonomics
7 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (52.94%) Market Research
3 41 (48.24%) Usability Testing
4 23 (27.06%) Customer Insight
5 14 (16.47%) Scrum
6 12 (14.12%) Mentoring
7 10 (11.76%) Analytics
8 8 (9.41%) Project Management
9 6 (7.06%) Industrial Design
9 6 (7.06%) Information Architecture
10 5 (5.88%) Product Management
10 5 (5.88%) Web Design
11 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.71%) Qualitative Research
11 4 (4.71%) Web Application Development
12 3 (3.53%) Software Delivery
12 3 (3.53%) UX Design
13 1 (1.18%) BDD
13 1 (1.18%) Data Visualisation
13 1 (1.18%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.71%) PHP
2 4 (4.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (94.12%) Degree
2 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) Adobe
2 6 (7.06%) Google
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