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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Psychology
UK / England
Rank 452 516 540
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +24
Contract jobs citing Psychology 118 78 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.17% 0.090%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.51% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 48 20
Median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £347 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £505
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £26.08 £24.23 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 - -

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
13578 15429 14618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.69% 33.15% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8744 9896 9300
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 497 650 597
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.74 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +16 44 £439 +2.93% 3
Yorkshire +32 26 £425 +6.25% 2
South East +33 15 £425 +26.86% 1
West Midlands -1 13 £424 +8.71% 1
North East -18 9 £400 -5.88% 1
North West +20 4 £500 -
East Midlands - 4 £400 -
South West +10 2 £394 +5.00% 1
Psychology
UK

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 205 (80.08%) User Experience
2 196 (76.56%) Degree
3 195 (76.17%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (54.30%) Usability Testing
5 130 (50.78%) Service Design
6 122 (47.66%) Market Research
7 115 (44.92%) Ethnography
8 114 (44.53%) Analytical Skills
9 106 (41.41%) Human Factors
10 87 (33.98%) Customer Insight
11 72 (28.13%) Guerrilla Research
12 59 (23.05%) Analytics
13 54 (21.09%) Scrum
14 30 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (10.55%) Multivariate Testing
16 27 (10.55%) Prototyping
17 25 (9.77%) Qualitative Research
17 25 (9.77%) Mentoring
18 23 (8.98%) User Stories
19 22 (8.59%) Sociology
20 18 (7.03%) Security Cleared
20 18 (7.03%) Computer Science
21 16 (6.25%) Kanban
22 15 (5.86%) Actionable Recommendations
23 14 (5.47%) Marketing
23 14 (5.47%) Retail
24 13 (5.08%) Project Management
24 13 (5.08%) Axure RP
24 13 (5.08%) Front End Development

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 (0.39%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 8 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
1 8 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.95%) UserZoom
3 3 (1.17%) Camtasia
4 2 (0.78%) MS Office
5 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Magento
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.17%) GoToMeeting
2 2 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (5.08%) Axure RP
2 10 (3.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.13%) JIRA
4 5 (1.95%) VersionOne
4 5 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (5.47%) Marketing
1 14 (5.47%) Retail
2 6 (2.34%) Finance
3 5 (1.95%) Automotive
4 4 (1.56%) Games
5 3 (1.17%) Legal
5 3 (1.17%) Military
6 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 180 (70.31%) User Researcher
2 67 (26.17%) User Experience Researcher
3 52 (20.31%) Digital User Researcher
4 19 (7.42%) Senior User Researcher
5 8 (3.13%) Agile Coach
5 8 (3.13%) Designer
6 7 (2.73%) UX Designer
7 5 (1.95%) Senior User Experience Researcher
8 4 (1.56%) Architect
9 3 (1.17%) Data Modeller
9 3 (1.17%) Development Engineer
9 3 (1.17%) Development Specialist
9 3 (1.17%) Research Engineer
9 3 (1.17%) User Experience Architect
9 3 (1.17%) UX Engineer
9 3 (1.17%) UX Specialist
10 2 (0.78%) Head of Design
10 2 (0.78%) Quantitative Researcher
10 2 (0.78%) Senior Digital User Researcher
10 2 (0.78%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.78%) CSS
1 2 (0.78%) HTML
2 1 (0.39%) CSS3
2 1 (0.39%) HTML5
2 1 (0.39%) jQuery
2 1 (0.39%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 205 (80.08%) User Experience
2 114 (44.53%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.03%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.13%) Social Media
5 7 (2.73%) Economics
5 7 (2.73%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.95%) Ergonomics
7 4 (1.56%) Robotics
8 3 (1.17%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (0.78%) Statistics
10 1 (0.39%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.39%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.39%) IVR
10 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.39%) NHS
10 1 (0.39%) RIA
10 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.39%) Social Network
10 1 (0.39%) Tandem
10 1 (0.39%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.95%) Android
1 5 (1.95%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.39%) Linux
2 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (76.17%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (54.30%) Usability Testing
3 130 (50.78%) Service Design
4 122 (47.66%) Market Research
5 115 (44.92%) Ethnography
6 106 (41.41%) Human Factors
7 87 (33.98%) Customer Insight
8 72 (28.13%) Guerrilla Research
9 59 (23.05%) Analytics
10 54 (21.09%) Scrum
11 30 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (10.55%) Multivariate Testing
13 27 (10.55%) Prototyping
14 25 (9.77%) Mentoring
14 25 (9.77%) Qualitative Research
15 23 (8.98%) User Stories
16 22 (8.59%) Sociology
17 16 (6.25%) Kanban
18 13 (5.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.39%) Perl
2 1 (0.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 196 (76.56%) Degree
2 18 (7.03%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.17%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.17%) PhD
6 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.86%) Actionable Recommendations
2 8 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (2.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (3.13%) Adobe
1 8 (3.13%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.39%) ClickTale
3 1 (0.39%) Demandware
3 1 (0.39%) Google
3 1 (0.39%) hybris
3 1 (0.39%) SAP
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