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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Psychology
Rank 462 538 559
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +21
Contract jobs citing Psychology 118 42 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.091% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.29% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 24 9
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £491 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £470 £425
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.23 - -
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
15359 14550 14638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 31.57% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10021 9162 9003
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 621 613
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £11.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +36 66 £425 - 7
West Midlands - 16 £390 -
North East -20 15 £450 +20.00% 1
East of England +7 8 £400 -14.89%
Yorkshire - 6 £450 - 1
South West +5 3 £375 - 2
North West -17 2 - - 4
South East - 2 £450 - 1
Psychology
UK

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 161 (82.56%) User Experience
2 158 (81.03%) Degree
3 154 (78.97%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (61.03%) Market Research
5 114 (58.46%) Usability Testing
6 112 (57.44%) Human Factors
7 88 (45.13%) Analytical Skills
8 86 (44.10%) Ethnography
9 37 (18.97%) HTML
10 36 (18.46%) Axure RP
10 36 (18.46%) Customer Insight
11 32 (16.41%) Mentoring
11 32 (16.41%) Adobe
12 31 (15.90%) Project Management
13 30 (15.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 21 (10.77%) Photoshop
15 20 (10.26%) Analytics
16 17 (8.72%) JavaScript
16 17 (8.72%) CSS
17 16 (8.21%) Product Management
17 16 (8.21%) User Stories
18 15 (7.69%) Qualitative Research
19 14 (7.18%) Scrum
19 14 (7.18%) Marketing
20 13 (6.67%) Security Cleared
21 11 (5.64%) Industrial Design
21 11 (5.64%) MS Visio
21 11 (5.64%) Information Architecture
22 10 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
22 10 (5.13%) Software Engineering

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (0.51%) CMS
1 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (10.77%) Photoshop
2 11 (5.64%) MS Visio
3 10 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (4.10%) MS Excel
5 7 (3.59%) MS Office
6 5 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.05%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.03%) SaaS
3 1 (0.51%) AdSense
3 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.51%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.59%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) SSL
2 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.51%) QlikView
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (18.46%) Axure RP
2 30 (15.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (1.54%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.03%) Grunt
5 1 (0.51%) FogBugz
5 1 (0.51%) JIRA
5 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (7.18%) Marketing
2 7 (3.59%) Legal
3 6 (3.08%) Advertising
3 6 (3.08%) Finance
4 4 (2.05%) Games
4 4 (2.05%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 121 (62.05%) User Researcher
2 56 (28.72%) User Experience Researcher
3 40 (20.51%) Digital User Researcher
4 25 (12.82%) Architect
4 25 (12.82%) User Experience Architect
5 12 (6.15%) Designer
6 9 (4.62%) Consultant
6 9 (4.62%) Senior User Researcher
7 7 (3.59%) UX Designer
8 5 (2.56%) Senior User Experience Researcher
8 5 (2.56%) User Experience Consultant
9 4 (2.05%) Graduate Consultant
9 4 (2.05%) Graduate IT Consultant
9 4 (2.05%) IT Graduate
9 4 (2.05%) Junior Consultant
9 4 (2.05%) Junior IT Consultant
9 4 (2.05%) Product Manager
9 4 (2.05%) Usability Consultant
9 4 (2.05%) Visual Designer
9 4 (2.05%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (18.97%) HTML
2 17 (8.72%) CSS
3 7 (3.59%) Web Services
4 4 (2.05%) Ajax
5 1 (0.51%) .NET
5 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.51%) HTML5
5 1 (0.51%) REST
5 1 (0.51%) Sass
5 1 (0.51%) SOAP
5 1 (0.51%) XHTML
5 1 (0.51%) XML
5 1 (0.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 161 (82.56%) User Experience
2 88 (45.13%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.13%) RIA
4 7 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.56%) Graphic Design
5 5 (2.56%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.05%) Blog
6 4 (2.05%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.05%) Economics
7 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.51%) NHS
7 1 (0.51%) Statistics
7 1 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.05%) Mac OS X
1 4 (2.05%) Windows
2 2 (1.03%) Android
2 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (78.97%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (61.03%) Market Research
3 114 (58.46%) Usability Testing
4 112 (57.44%) Human Factors
5 86 (44.10%) Ethnography
6 36 (18.46%) Customer Insight
7 32 (16.41%) Mentoring
8 31 (15.90%) Project Management
9 20 (10.26%) Analytics
10 16 (8.21%) Product Management
10 16 (8.21%) User Stories
11 15 (7.69%) Qualitative Research
12 14 (7.18%) Scrum
13 11 (5.64%) Industrial Design
13 11 (5.64%) Information Architecture
14 10 (5.13%) Software Engineering
14 10 (5.13%) Web Design
15 8 (4.10%) Time Management
16 7 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
17 5 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.72%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.03%) SQL
3 1 (0.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 158 (81.03%) Degree
2 13 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.05%) ECDL
5 2 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.51%) ISEB
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.51%) PhD
6 1 (0.51%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.08%) WCAG
2 2 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.51%) WAI
Vendors
1 32 (16.41%) Adobe
2 8 (4.10%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.05%) Google
4 1 (0.51%) OpenText
4 1 (0.51%) RedDot
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