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 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Psychology
Rank 543 564 556
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Contract jobs citing Psychology 47 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.044% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.13% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 1
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£450 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.23 - -
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
17200 16582 15837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.43% 32.80% 33.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10989 10105 9794
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 £250 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 672 698 643
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +9 22 £408 -9.33% 11
North East - 18 £473 - 2
East of England - 3 £400 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £445 - 1
South East -24 1 - - 2
North West -33 1 - - 4
Psychology
UK

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 75 (87.21%) User Experience
2 71 (82.56%) Degree
3 67 (77.91%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (61.63%) Market Research
5 46 (53.49%) Usability Testing
5 46 (53.49%) Human Factors
6 37 (43.02%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (29.07%) Customer Insight
8 22 (25.58%) Scrum
9 10 (11.63%) HTML
9 10 (11.63%) User Stories
9 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
9 10 (11.63%) Axure RP
10 8 (9.30%) Adobe
11 7 (8.14%) Project Management
11 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
11 7 (8.14%) CSS
11 7 (8.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 6 (6.98%) Information Architecture
12 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
12 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
13 5 (5.81%) Ergonomics
13 5 (5.81%) Analytics
13 5 (5.81%) Marketing
14 4 (4.65%) MS Visio
14 4 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 3 (3.49%) HTML5
15 3 (3.49%) UX Design
15 3 (3.49%) Product Management
15 3 (3.49%) Mobile App

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Visio
1 4 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (3.49%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.33%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.16%) MS Office
4 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) SaaS
2 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) Wireless
2 1 (1.16%) SSL
2 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Axure RP
2 7 (8.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.33%) Selenium
3 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.33%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (2.33%) gulp
General
1 5 (5.81%) Marketing
2 2 (2.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (1.16%) Publishing
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) User Experience Researcher
2 8 (9.30%) Architect
2 8 (9.30%) User Experience Architect
3 4 (4.65%) User Experience Specialist
4 3 (3.49%) Developer
4 3 (3.49%) Analyst
4 3 (3.49%) Consultant
5 2 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (2.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (2.33%) UX Designer
5 2 (2.33%) Designer
6 1 (1.16%) Senior Architect
6 1 (1.16%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (1.16%) Graduate
6 1 (1.16%) User Experience Consultant
6 1 (1.16%) Junior
6 1 (1.16%) IT Consultant
6 1 (1.16%) Lead Architect
6 1 (1.16%) Junior Consultant
6 1 (1.16%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.63%) HTML
2 7 (8.14%) CSS
3 3 (3.49%) HTML5
4 2 (2.33%) CSS3
4 2 (2.33%) Backbone.js
4 2 (2.33%) DOM
5 1 (1.16%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 75 (87.21%) User Experience
2 46 (53.49%) Human Factors
3 37 (43.02%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.81%) Ergonomics
5 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.33%) RIA
7 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.16%) Blog
7 1 (1.16%) W3C
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) Economics
7 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (77.91%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (61.63%) Market Research
3 46 (53.49%) Usability Testing
4 25 (29.07%) Customer Insight
5 22 (25.58%) Scrum
6 10 (11.63%) User Stories
6 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.14%) Project Management
8 6 (6.98%) Information Architecture
9 5 (5.81%) Analytics
10 3 (3.49%) Product Management
10 3 (3.49%) Industrial Design
10 3 (3.49%) UX Design
10 3 (3.49%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.49%) Qualitative Research
11 2 (2.33%) Software Delivery
11 2 (2.33%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.33%) TDD
11 2 (2.33%) Content Management
11 2 (2.33%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.16%) XAML
Qualifications
1 71 (82.56%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.16%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) WCAG
2 1 (1.16%) WAI
Vendors
1 8 (9.30%) Adobe
2 1 (1.16%) OpenText
2 1 (1.16%) RedDot
2 1 (1.16%) Google
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft