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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 426 492 518
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +26
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 188 125 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.31% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 89 46
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £24.12 £16.43 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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
40458 40695 38413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.49% 79.83% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27130 26742 24468
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 941 1073 1145
Median hourly rate £27.62 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Usability Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 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 +14 97 £450 +5.88% 10
South East +20 24 £388 -8.82% 6
Yorkshire +7 23 £450 +10.76%
West Midlands -1 20 £400 +40.35%
South West -5 9 £315 -21.25% 1
North East -54 6 £438 +29.62%
North West - 5 £369 -
East of England +12 4 £375 +7.14% 4
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing 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 Usability Testing.

1 344 (83.50%) User Experience
2 238 (57.77%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (41.26%) Psychology
3 170 (41.26%) Human Factors
4 149 (36.17%) Degree
5 144 (34.95%) Market Research
6 142 (34.47%) Analytical Skills
7 129 (31.31%) Wireframes
8 127 (30.83%) Service Design
9 116 (28.16%) Ethnography
10 105 (25.49%) HTML
11 97 (23.54%) CSS
11 97 (23.54%) Guerrilla Research
12 92 (22.33%) Axure RP
13 78 (18.93%) Information Architecture
14 66 (16.02%) JavaScript
15 56 (13.59%) Mentoring
15 56 (13.59%) Prototyping
16 55 (13.35%) Adobe
17 49 (11.89%) Customer Insight
18 46 (11.17%) Mobile App
18 46 (11.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 44 (10.68%) Product Management
20 43 (10.44%) Software Engineering
21 42 (10.19%) Marketing
21 42 (10.19%) Scrum
21 42 (10.19%) Project Management
22 39 (9.47%) MS Visio
22 39 (9.47%) Web Development
22 39 (9.47%) UserZoom

Usability Testing
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 7 (1.70%) CMS
2 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.49%) Drupal
3 1 (0.24%) IIS
3 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 46 (11.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 39 (9.47%) MS Visio
2 39 (9.47%) UserZoom
3 23 (5.58%) Photoshop
4 17 (4.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (3.40%) OmniGraffle
6 8 (1.94%) Fireworks
7 5 (1.21%) UXPin
8 3 (0.73%) InVision
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.24%) InDesign
9 1 (0.24%) MS Office
9 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.97%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.49%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (0.24%) Google Play
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.46%) HTTP
2 4 (0.97%) Internet
3 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.85%) SQLite
2 1 (0.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 92 (22.33%) Axure RP
2 37 (8.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (0.97%) Selenium
4 3 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.49%) Mechanoid
5 2 (0.49%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.49%) Robolectric
5 2 (0.49%) Robotium
6 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (10.19%) Marketing
2 33 (8.01%) Finance
3 14 (3.40%) Legal
4 12 (2.91%) Banking
4 12 (2.91%) French Language
5 11 (2.67%) Retail
6 6 (1.46%) Back Office
6 6 (1.46%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.21%) Publishing
8 4 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.97%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.73%) Advertising
10 2 (0.49%) Games
10 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 197 (47.82%) User Researcher
2 107 (25.97%) User Experience Researcher
3 76 (18.45%) Designer
4 60 (14.56%) UX Designer
5 46 (11.17%) Digital User Researcher
6 43 (10.44%) Senior User Researcher
7 42 (10.19%) Architect
8 40 (9.71%) User Experience Architect
9 39 (9.47%) Developer
10 24 (5.83%) Senior User Experience Researcher
11 20 (4.85%) Android Developer
12 19 (4.61%) Senior Developer
13 17 (4.13%) Senior Android Developer
13 17 (4.13%) Senior Architect
13 17 (4.13%) Senior User Experience Architect
14 11 (2.67%) UI Designer
15 10 (2.43%) UI Developer
16 9 (2.18%) Digital Transformation
16 9 (2.18%) Senior Designer
17 8 (1.94%) Senior Digital User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (25.49%) HTML
2 97 (23.54%) CSS
3 34 (8.25%) HTML5
3 34 (8.25%) Web Services
4 25 (6.07%) CSS3
5 13 (3.16%) jQuery
6 10 (2.43%) AngularJS
7 9 (2.18%) .NET
8 7 (1.70%) Flash
9 6 (1.46%) Ajax
10 5 (1.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (1.21%) XML
11 4 (0.97%) Sass
12 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (0.73%) Node.js
12 3 (0.73%) XHTML
13 2 (0.49%) Apache Flex
13 2 (0.49%) J2EE
13 2 (0.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 344 (83.50%) User Experience
2 170 (41.26%) Psychology
3 142 (34.47%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (11.17%) Mobile App
5 37 (8.98%) RIA
6 9 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.94%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.46%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.46%) W3C
9 5 (1.21%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.73%) Social Media
10 3 (0.73%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.49%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.49%) Equities
11 2 (0.49%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.49%) IVR
11 2 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.49%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.25%) Android
2 15 (3.64%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.73%) Windows
4 2 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (57.77%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (41.26%) Human Factors
3 144 (34.95%) Market Research
4 129 (31.31%) Wireframes
5 127 (30.83%) Service Design
6 116 (28.16%) Ethnography
7 97 (23.54%) Guerrilla Research
8 78 (18.93%) Information Architecture
9 56 (13.59%) Mentoring
9 56 (13.59%) Prototyping
10 49 (11.89%) Customer Insight
11 44 (10.68%) Product Management
12 43 (10.44%) Software Engineering
13 42 (10.19%) Project Management
13 42 (10.19%) Scrum
14 39 (9.47%) Web Development
15 37 (8.98%) User Stories
16 34 (8.25%) E-Commerce
17 33 (8.01%) Industrial Design
18 30 (7.28%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 66 (16.02%) JavaScript
2 10 (2.43%) Java
3 4 (0.97%) C
3 4 (0.97%) PHP
4 3 (0.73%) C#
4 3 (0.73%) SQL
5 2 (0.49%) Apex Code
5 2 (0.49%) Perl
5 2 (0.49%) Python
6 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 149 (36.17%) Degree
2 31 (7.52%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (2.18%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.67%) QA
2 7 (1.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.97%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.49%) WCAG
Vendors
1 55 (13.35%) Adobe
2 4 (0.97%) Google
3 3 (0.73%) ClickTale
4 2 (0.49%) Facebook
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle
4 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.49%) Twitter
5 1 (0.24%) OpenText
5 1 (0.24%) RedDot
5 1 (0.24%) Sitecore
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