The table below looks at the statistics for Usability Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 457 501 469
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -32
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 129 62 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 41 32
Average daily rate
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£394 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.43 - £13.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.61
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38728 36307 31355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.28% 75.63% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24983 23317 19199
Average daily rate £418 £400 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1116 1099 985
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -12.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £50.00 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Usability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Usability Testing across the England region.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Trend in England

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Usability Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Usability Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing across the England region.

Usability Testing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Usability Testing
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 Usability Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 +43 72 £400 -11.11% 18
South West +26 19 £400 -
Yorkshire - 12 £280 - 6
South East -21 11 £406 +4.83%
East Midlands - 6 £300 -
East of England +3 4 £470 +97.89%
West Midlands -9 2 £373 -
North West - 2 £413 - 7
North East - 1 £338 - 2
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Usability Testing 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 Usability Testing.

1 177 (71.95%) User Experience
2 138 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (27.64%) HTML
4 66 (26.83%) CSS
5 62 (25.20%) Human Factors
6 60 (24.39%) Degree
6 60 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
7 51 (20.73%) JavaScript
8 45 (18.29%) Market Research
8 45 (18.29%) Information Architecture
9 44 (17.89%) Axure RP
10 41 (16.67%) Psychology
11 33 (13.41%) HTML5
12 27 (10.98%) Security Cleared
13 26 (10.57%) CSS3
13 26 (10.57%) E-Commerce
14 24 (9.76%) Finance
14 24 (9.76%) Android
15 23 (9.35%) Photoshop
16 21 (8.54%) Web Services
16 21 (8.54%) Analytics
16 21 (8.54%) Mobile App
17 20 (8.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 20 (8.13%) Project Management
18 19 (7.72%) Apple iOS
18 19 (7.72%) Customer Insight
19 18 (7.32%) jQuery
19 18 (7.32%) Web Design
20 17 (6.91%) Scrum
21 16 (6.50%) Adobe Illustrator

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Usability Testing 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 Usability Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.85%) CMS
2 4 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (9.35%) Photoshop
2 16 (6.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (6.10%) OmniGraffle
4 13 (5.28%) MS Visio
4 13 (5.28%) Fireworks
5 9 (3.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.81%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.41%) InDesign
7 1 (0.41%) MS Project
7 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.66%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.41%) GitHub
3 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.85%) HTTP
2 2 (0.81%) Intranet
2 2 (0.81%) Internet
2 2 (0.81%) LDAP
3 1 (0.41%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.50%) SQLite
2 12 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.81%) MySQL
4 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (17.89%) Axure RP
2 20 (8.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.81%) JIRA
4 2 (0.81%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.41%) Selenium
5 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.41%) PHPUnit
General
1 24 (9.76%) Finance
2 16 (6.50%) Marketing
3 8 (3.25%) Retail
4 6 (2.44%) Banking
5 4 (1.63%) Publishing
6 3 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.41%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 74 (30.08%) Designer
2 47 (19.11%) UX Designer
3 31 (12.60%) Developer
4 30 (12.20%) User Experience Researcher
5 19 (7.72%) Analyst
6 16 (6.50%) Android Developer
7 15 (6.10%) Senior Designer
7 15 (6.10%) Senior UX Designer
8 13 (5.28%) Architect
8 13 (5.28%) Web Designer
9 11 (4.47%) Consultant
10 10 (4.07%) Test Analyst
11 9 (3.66%) UI Designer
11 9 (3.66%) User Experience Architect
12 8 (3.25%) Web Developer
13 7 (2.85%) User Experience Consultant
13 7 (2.85%) Senior Architect
14 6 (2.44%) Front-End Developer
14 6 (2.44%) Business Analyst
15 5 (2.03%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (27.64%) HTML
2 66 (26.83%) CSS
3 33 (13.41%) HTML5
4 26 (10.57%) CSS3
5 21 (8.54%) Web Services
6 18 (7.32%) jQuery
7 11 (4.47%) Ajax
8 7 (2.85%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (2.03%) Backbone.js
11 4 (1.63%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (1.63%) Flash
11 4 (1.63%) XML
11 4 (1.63%) .NET
12 3 (1.22%) JSP
13 2 (0.81%) Servlets
13 2 (0.81%) SOAP
13 2 (0.81%) XHTML
13 2 (0.81%) SailPoint
13 2 (0.81%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 177 (71.95%) User Experience
2 62 (25.20%) Human Factors
3 60 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (16.67%) Psychology
5 21 (8.54%) Mobile App
6 11 (4.47%) RIA
7 8 (3.25%) W3C
8 6 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (2.03%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.22%) Handset
10 3 (1.22%) Statistics
11 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.81%) Informatics
11 2 (0.81%) iPhone
11 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.41%) FMCG
12 1 (0.41%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.41%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.76%) Android
2 19 (7.72%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.85%) Windows
4 3 (1.22%) Linux
4 3 (1.22%) webOS
5 2 (0.81%) UNIX
5 2 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (18.29%) Market Research
2 45 (18.29%) Information Architecture
3 26 (10.57%) E-Commerce
4 21 (8.54%) Analytics
5 20 (8.13%) Project Management
6 19 (7.72%) Customer Insight
7 18 (7.32%) Web Design
8 17 (6.91%) Scrum
9 16 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (6.50%) Android Development
10 14 (5.69%) Web Development
10 14 (5.69%) Open Source
11 13 (5.28%) Competitor Analysis
11 13 (5.28%) iOS Development
12 12 (4.88%) SDLC
12 12 (4.88%) TDD
13 10 (4.07%) Regression Testing
13 10 (4.07%) Product Management
13 10 (4.07%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (20.73%) JavaScript
2 10 (4.07%) SQL
3 5 (2.03%) Java
4 2 (0.81%) BeanShell
4 2 (0.81%) PHP
5 1 (0.41%) Python
5 1 (0.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (24.39%) Degree
2 27 (10.98%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.81%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.81%) HND
4 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.41%) PhD
5 1 (0.41%) ISEB
5 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.85%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.22%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.41%) Puppet
1 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (6.10%) Adobe
2 10 (4.07%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.66%) Google
4 3 (1.22%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.22%) Teradata
4 3 (1.22%) Rackspace
4 3 (1.22%) HP
4 3 (1.22%) Oracle
5 2 (0.81%) Sybase
5 2 (0.81%) SAP
5 2 (0.81%) IBM
5 2 (0.81%) Sun
6 1 (0.41%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.41%) VMware
6 1 (0.41%) Tealeaf
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