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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Psychology
Rank 540 546 524
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Contract jobs citing Psychology 45 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.019% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.060% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £390 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £288 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £420 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £468 £275 £439
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -37.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
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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
15352 14936 13559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.79% 31.68% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10052 9431 8133
Average daily rate £424 £405 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 628 765
Average hourly rate £17.13 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.45% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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 +29 19 £400 +2.56% 3
East Midlands +2 4 - -
South West -30 1 - -
East of England - 1 £395 - 1
North West - - - -
Psychology
UK

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 60 (85.71%) Degree
2 53 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (71.43%) User Experience
4 39 (55.71%) Usability Testing
5 38 (54.29%) Human Factors
5 38 (54.29%) Market Research
6 28 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (22.86%) Customer Insight
8 14 (20.00%) Analytics
9 11 (15.71%) HTML
10 10 (14.29%) Finance
11 9 (12.86%) Project Management
12 7 (10.00%) SQL
12 7 (10.00%) CSS
12 7 (10.00%) Web Design
12 7 (10.00%) Axure RP
13 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
13 6 (8.57%) Marketing
13 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
14 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
14 5 (7.14%) Google
14 5 (7.14%) Graphic Design
14 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
14 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
14 5 (7.14%) Google Analytics
14 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
15 4 (5.71%) PHP
15 4 (5.71%) Photoshop
15 4 (5.71%) SVG
15 4 (5.71%) Adobe

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 2 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (1.43%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.43%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) SSL
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Axure RP
2 4 (5.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Marketing
3 4 (5.71%) German Language
4 3 (4.29%) Games
4 3 (4.29%) Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Law
5 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (14.29%) User Experience Researcher
2 8 (11.43%) Designer
3 7 (10.00%) UX Designer
4 6 (8.57%) Architect
5 5 (7.14%) User Experience Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.29%) Lead Architect
8 2 (2.86%) UI Designer
8 2 (2.86%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Junior
8 2 (2.86%) Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Designer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior UX Designer
9 1 (1.43%) Digital Designer
9 1 (1.43%) Interaction Designer
9 1 (1.43%) Senior Interaction Designer
9 1 (1.43%) Data Scientist
9 1 (1.43%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) HTML
2 7 (10.00%) CSS
3 4 (5.71%) SVG
3 4 (5.71%) Ajax
3 4 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.86%) REST
4 2 (2.86%) Sass
4 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (2.86%) SOAP
4 2 (2.86%) Web Services
4 2 (2.86%) XML
4 2 (2.86%) XSLT
4 2 (2.86%) XHTML
4 2 (2.86%) .NET
4 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (71.43%) User Experience
2 38 (54.29%) Human Factors
3 28 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.14%) Graphic Design
4 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.71%) Open Source
6 3 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.86%) Online Games
7 2 (2.86%) iPad
7 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.43%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.43%) Statistics
8 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.43%) iPhone
8 1 (1.43%) Physics
8 1 (1.43%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (55.71%) Usability Testing
3 38 (54.29%) Market Research
4 16 (22.86%) Customer Insight
5 14 (20.00%) Analytics
6 9 (12.86%) Project Management
7 7 (10.00%) Web Design
8 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.71%) Scrum
10 4 (5.71%) User Stories
10 4 (5.71%) Web Application Development
10 4 (5.71%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.71%) UX Design
10 4 (5.71%) Product Management
11 3 (4.29%) Product Marketing
11 3 (4.29%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (4.29%) Data Analysis
11 3 (4.29%) Qualitative Research
12 2 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.71%) PHP
4 2 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) PhD
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Google
2 4 (5.71%) Adobe
3 2 (2.86%) Mercator
3 2 (2.86%) Open Text
3 2 (2.86%) RedDot
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