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 27 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 422 536 474
Rank change year-on-year
+114 -62
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 210 110 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 73 85
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £406 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +11.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £24.23 -
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
41109 42571 40219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.47% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27368 28203 25368
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 983 1139 1122
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.44 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +36.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.44 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +74 125 £425 -1.16% 12
West Midlands - 30 £400 -
Yorkshire +6 18 £450 +7.46% 1
South East +16 17 £363 -9.37% 7
South West +18 13 £500 +16.95% 1
North West +16 5 £406 +45.60% 1
East of England +20 1 £413 -2.94% 1
North East -34 1 £430 -8.51% 2
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 352 (83.61%) User Experience
2 256 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (40.62%) Analytical Skills
4 166 (39.43%) Psychology
5 162 (38.48%) Degree
6 156 (37.05%) Service Design
7 152 (36.10%) Human Factors
8 138 (32.78%) Ethnography
9 135 (32.07%) Market Research
10 113 (26.84%) Guerrilla Research
11 107 (25.42%) Wireframes
12 84 (19.95%) HTML
13 78 (18.53%) CSS
14 77 (18.29%) Customer Insight
15 73 (17.34%) Scrum
16 62 (14.73%) Information Architecture
17 59 (14.01%) Prototyping
18 57 (13.54%) Axure RP
19 54 (12.83%) Analytics
20 49 (11.64%) JavaScript
21 42 (9.98%) User Stories
21 42 (9.98%) Mobile App
21 42 (9.98%) Mentoring
22 40 (9.50%) Web Services
23 37 (8.79%) Software Engineering
23 37 (8.79%) Android
24 34 (8.08%) HTML5
24 34 (8.08%) E-Commerce
25 32 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
25 32 (7.60%) Product Management

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 6 (1.43%) CMS
2 4 (0.95%) Confluence
3 3 (0.71%) Drupal
4 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 30 (7.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 26 (6.18%) MS Visio
3 24 (5.70%) UserZoom
4 20 (4.75%) OmniGraffle
5 18 (4.28%) Photoshop
6 14 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (1.90%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.95%) InVision
9 2 (0.48%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.24%) MS Office
10 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.90%) Google Play
2 4 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.48%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.38%) HTTP
2 3 (0.71%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.48%) Intranet
4 1 (0.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.89%) SQLite
2 2 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (0.48%) DB2
Development Applications
1 57 (13.54%) Axure RP
2 24 (5.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (1.90%) Mechanoid
3 8 (1.90%) Robolectric
3 8 (1.90%) Robotium
3 8 (1.90%) Selenium
4 7 (1.66%) SoapUI
5 6 (1.43%) JIRA
6 3 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.48%) Appium
7 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.48%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.48%) Subversion
7 2 (0.48%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (7.13%) Marketing
2 25 (5.94%) Finance
3 11 (2.61%) Legal
4 10 (2.38%) French Language
4 10 (2.38%) Retail
5 6 (1.43%) Banking
6 5 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.19%) Publishing
7 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.48%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 209 (49.64%) User Researcher
2 121 (28.74%) User Experience Researcher
3 62 (14.73%) Designer
4 51 (12.11%) Developer
5 47 (11.16%) Digital User Researcher
6 43 (10.21%) UX Designer
7 32 (7.60%) Senior User Researcher
8 29 (6.89%) Senior Developer
9 28 (6.65%) Android Developer
9 28 (6.65%) Architect
10 27 (6.41%) Senior Android Developer
11 26 (6.18%) User Experience Architect
12 14 (3.33%) Senior User Experience Researcher
12 14 (3.33%) UI Developer
13 11 (2.61%) Product Manager
13 11 (2.61%) UX Developer
14 10 (2.38%) Senior Architect
14 10 (2.38%) Senior Designer
14 10 (2.38%) Senior User Experience Architect
14 10 (2.38%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (19.95%) HTML
2 78 (18.53%) CSS
3 40 (9.50%) Web Services
4 34 (8.08%) HTML5
5 27 (6.41%) CSS3
6 15 (3.56%) jQuery
7 10 (2.38%) Ajax
8 9 (2.14%) AngularJS
9 8 (1.90%) ActionBarSherlock
10 6 (1.43%) RESTful
11 5 (1.19%) .NET
11 5 (1.19%) Gherkin
12 4 (0.95%) Node.js
12 4 (0.95%) XML
13 3 (0.71%) Sass
13 3 (0.71%) XHTML
14 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (0.48%) LAMP
14 2 (0.48%) REST
14 2 (0.48%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 352 (83.61%) User Experience
2 171 (40.62%) Analytical Skills
3 166 (39.43%) Psychology
4 42 (9.98%) Mobile App
5 25 (5.94%) RIA
6 12 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.38%) W3C
8 6 (1.43%) Tandem
9 4 (0.95%) Equities
9 4 (0.95%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.95%) IVR
9 4 (0.95%) Taxonomies
9 4 (0.95%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.71%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.71%) Social Media
10 3 (0.71%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.48%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.48%) Animation
11 2 (0.48%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.48%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.79%) Android
2 9 (2.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.71%) Windows
4 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (37.05%) Service Design
3 152 (36.10%) Human Factors
4 138 (32.78%) Ethnography
5 135 (32.07%) Market Research
6 113 (26.84%) Guerrilla Research
7 107 (25.42%) Wireframes
8 77 (18.29%) Customer Insight
9 73 (17.34%) Scrum
10 62 (14.73%) Information Architecture
11 59 (14.01%) Prototyping
12 54 (12.83%) Analytics
13 42 (9.98%) Mentoring
13 42 (9.98%) User Stories
14 37 (8.79%) Software Engineering
15 34 (8.08%) E-Commerce
16 32 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (7.60%) Product Management
17 31 (7.36%) Open Source
18 30 (7.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (11.64%) JavaScript
2 14 (3.33%) Java
3 7 (1.66%) C
4 5 (1.19%) PHP
5 4 (0.95%) Groovy
5 4 (0.95%) Scala
5 4 (0.95%) SQL
6 3 (0.71%) Perl
6 3 (0.71%) Python
7 2 (0.48%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.48%) C#
Qualifications
1 162 (38.48%) Degree
2 25 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.48%) ISEB
5 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.80%) QA
2 7 (1.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.95%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.48%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 31 (7.36%) Adobe
2 10 (2.38%) Google
3 5 (1.19%) Oracle
4 4 (0.95%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.48%) Cisco
5 2 (0.48%) Facebook
5 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.48%) Twitter
6 1 (0.24%) SAP
6 1 (0.24%) Sitecore
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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