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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Psychology
Rank 479 567 577
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +10
Contract jobs citing Psychology 150 39 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.079% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 24 13
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £362 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £493 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £455 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +21.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.12 - -
UK excluding London median 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
16523 15980 15613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.01% 32.34% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10847 9949 9754
Median daily rate £434 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 636 687
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 27 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Psychology within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +48 81 £500 +21.21% 6
Yorkshire +24 19 £450 +5.88%
West Midlands +6 18 £400 -13.04% 1
South East -6 15 £325 -38.09% 1
North East -32 12 £450 -14.28%
North West - 2 £340 -
East of England - 2 £275 - 1
South West - 1 - - 1
Psychology
UK

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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.

1 251 (86.25%) User Experience
2 218 (74.91%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (74.57%) Degree
4 182 (62.54%) Market Research
5 172 (59.11%) Human Factors
6 162 (55.67%) Usability Testing
7 136 (46.74%) Analytical Skills
8 110 (37.80%) Service Design
9 103 (35.40%) Ethnography
10 71 (24.40%) Axure RP
11 55 (18.90%) Mentoring
12 54 (18.56%) HTML
12 54 (18.56%) Project Management
13 52 (17.87%) Adobe
13 52 (17.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 50 (17.18%) Customer Insight
15 39 (13.40%) Web Development
16 37 (12.71%) Wireframes
17 34 (11.68%) Product Management
18 32 (11.00%) Marketing
18 32 (11.00%) JavaScript
18 32 (11.00%) CSS
19 31 (10.65%) Information Architecture
20 30 (10.31%) RIA
20 30 (10.31%) Industrial Design
20 30 (10.31%) Software Engineering
21 29 (9.97%) MS Visio
21 29 (9.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
22 23 (7.90%) Security Cleared
22 23 (7.90%) Photoshop

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 4 (1.37%) SAS
2 1 (0.34%) CMS
2 1 (0.34%) IIS
2 1 (0.34%) Moodle
2 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (9.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 29 (9.97%) MS Visio
2 23 (7.90%) Photoshop
3 9 (3.09%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (2.06%) MS Excel
5 5 (1.72%) MS Office
6 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.69%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.34%) DHCP
2 1 (0.34%) DNS
2 1 (0.34%) SSL
2 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.34%) QlikView
2 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 71 (24.40%) Axure RP
2 52 (17.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.69%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.69%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.34%) JIRA
4 1 (0.34%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (11.00%) Marketing
2 13 (4.47%) Finance
3 8 (2.75%) Multimedia
4 7 (2.41%) Legal
5 4 (1.37%) Games
5 4 (1.37%) Retail
6 1 (0.34%) Advertising
6 1 (0.34%) French Language
6 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 191 (65.64%) User Researcher
2 88 (30.24%) User Experience Researcher
3 72 (24.74%) Digital User Researcher
4 41 (14.09%) Architect
4 41 (14.09%) User Experience Architect
5 30 (10.31%) Senior User Researcher
6 18 (6.19%) Senior User Experience Researcher
7 15 (5.15%) Designer
8 8 (2.75%) Senior Architect
8 8 (2.75%) Senior Digital User Researcher
8 8 (2.75%) Senior User Experience Architect
8 8 (2.75%) Visual Designer
9 7 (2.41%) Consultant
10 6 (2.06%) UX Designer
11 4 (1.37%) Data Scientist
11 4 (1.37%) Junior
11 4 (1.37%) User Experience Consultant
12 3 (1.03%) Analyst
13 2 (0.69%) IT Consultant
13 2 (0.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (18.56%) HTML
2 32 (11.00%) CSS
3 8 (2.75%) Web Services
4 2 (0.69%) Ajax
4 2 (0.69%) CSS3
4 2 (0.69%) HTML5
5 1 (0.34%) .NET
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.34%) REST
5 1 (0.34%) Sass
5 1 (0.34%) SOAP
5 1 (0.34%) XHTML
5 1 (0.34%) XML
5 1 (0.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 251 (86.25%) User Experience
2 136 (46.74%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (10.31%) RIA
4 12 (4.12%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.75%) Digital Media
5 8 (2.75%) Graphic Design
5 8 (2.75%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.06%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.03%) Blog
7 3 (1.03%) PMI
8 1 (0.34%) Economics
8 1 (0.34%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.34%) NHS
8 1 (0.34%) Statistics
8 1 (0.34%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.34%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.41%) Android
1 7 (2.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
2 2 (0.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (74.91%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (62.54%) Market Research
3 172 (59.11%) Human Factors
4 162 (55.67%) Usability Testing
5 110 (37.80%) Service Design
6 103 (35.40%) Ethnography
7 55 (18.90%) Mentoring
8 54 (18.56%) Project Management
9 50 (17.18%) Customer Insight
10 39 (13.40%) Web Development
11 37 (12.71%) Wireframes
12 34 (11.68%) Product Management
13 31 (10.65%) Information Architecture
14 30 (10.31%) Industrial Design
14 30 (10.31%) Software Engineering
15 22 (7.56%) Qualitative Research
16 20 (6.87%) User Stories
17 19 (6.53%) Analytics
18 16 (5.50%) Sociology
18 16 (5.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.37%) Python
2 4 (1.37%) R
2 4 (1.37%) SQL
3 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.69%) VB
4 1 (0.34%) C
4 1 (0.34%) C#
4 1 (0.34%) Java
4 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 217 (74.57%) Degree
2 23 (7.90%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.03%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.03%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.69%) APMP
5 2 (0.69%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.69%) ECDL
5 2 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.69%) MCP
5 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.69%) OCP
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.69%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.37%) WCAG
2 2 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.34%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (17.87%) Adobe
2 7 (2.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.69%) HP
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle
3 2 (0.69%) SAP
4 1 (0.34%) OpenText
4 1 (0.34%) RedDot
4 1 (0.34%) VMware
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