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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 448 471 497
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +26
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 131 91 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.19% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 68 26
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£388 £406 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +22.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £520 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.43 - £13.00
UK excluding London average 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
38770 36926 31244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.59% 75.37% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24670 23522 19100
Average daily rate £420 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.40%
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 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1108 969
Average hourly rate £28.85 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £53.00
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 6 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 6 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 +17 75 £381 -15.27% 9
South West +28 18 £400 - 1
Yorkshire - 11 £300 - 2
South East -32 10 £406 +4.83% 3
East Midlands - 6 £300 - 2
East of England +8 5 £490 +60.00%
North West - 4 £413 - 4
West Midlands -16 2 £373 +27.35% 1
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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 (72.24%) User Experience
2 142 (57.96%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (28.57%) HTML
4 68 (27.76%) CSS
5 63 (25.71%) Human Factors
6 60 (24.49%) Degree
6 60 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
7 52 (21.22%) JavaScript
8 51 (20.82%) Axure RP
9 46 (18.78%) Market Research
10 42 (17.14%) Information Architecture
11 41 (16.73%) Psychology
12 29 (11.84%) HTML5
13 27 (11.02%) Photoshop
13 27 (11.02%) Finance
14 24 (9.80%) E-Commerce
14 24 (9.80%) Android
14 24 (9.80%) Security Cleared
15 22 (8.98%) Analytics
16 21 (8.57%) CSS3
17 20 (8.16%) Customer Insight
17 20 (8.16%) Mobile App
18 19 (7.76%) Adobe
18 19 (7.76%) Web Services
18 19 (7.76%) Adobe Illustrator
18 19 (7.76%) Apple iOS
18 19 (7.76%) jQuery
19 18 (7.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
20 17 (6.94%) Web Design
20 17 (6.94%) Marketing

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 8 (3.27%) CMS
2 4 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 27 (11.02%) Photoshop
2 19 (7.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (6.12%) OmniGraffle
3 15 (6.12%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.08%) Fireworks
5 9 (3.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.82%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.41%) InDesign
7 1 (0.41%) MS Project
7 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.67%) 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
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.45%) HTTP
2 2 (0.82%) Intranet
2 2 (0.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) MVNO
3 1 (0.41%) GPRS
3 1 (0.41%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.71%) SQLite
2 10 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (20.82%) Axure RP
2 18 (7.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.22%) JIRA
5 2 (0.82%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.41%) Selenium
6 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.41%) PHPUnit
General
1 27 (11.02%) Finance
2 17 (6.94%) Marketing
3 9 (3.67%) Retail
4 6 (2.45%) Banking
5 5 (2.04%) Publishing
6 3 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.41%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 80 (32.65%) Designer
2 54 (22.04%) UX Designer
3 29 (11.84%) User Experience Researcher
4 27 (11.02%) Developer
5 21 (8.57%) Senior Designer
6 20 (8.16%) Senior UX Designer
6 20 (8.16%) Analyst
7 14 (5.71%) Android Developer
8 12 (4.90%) Architect
9 11 (4.49%) Test Analyst
9 11 (4.49%) Consultant
9 11 (4.49%) Web Designer
10 10 (4.08%) UI Designer
10 10 (4.08%) User Experience Architect
11 9 (3.67%) Lead Designer
12 8 (3.27%) Senior Architect
13 7 (2.86%) User Experience Consultant
14 6 (2.45%) Front-End Developer
14 6 (2.45%) Web Developer
14 6 (2.45%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (28.57%) HTML
2 68 (27.76%) CSS
3 29 (11.84%) HTML5
4 21 (8.57%) CSS3
5 19 (7.76%) Web Services
5 19 (7.76%) jQuery
6 10 (4.08%) Ajax
7 8 (3.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (2.86%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.04%) Backbone.js
9 5 (2.04%) .NET
9 5 (2.04%) Flash
10 4 (1.63%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (1.22%) LESS
12 2 (0.82%) DHTML
12 2 (0.82%) XHTML
12 2 (0.82%) J2ME
12 2 (0.82%) XML
13 1 (0.41%) XSL
13 1 (0.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 177 (72.24%) User Experience
2 63 (25.71%) Human Factors
3 60 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (16.73%) Psychology
5 20 (8.16%) Mobile App
6 12 (4.90%) RIA
6 12 (4.90%) Open Source
7 7 (2.86%) W3C
8 6 (2.45%) Visualisation
8 6 (2.45%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (1.63%) iPhone
9 4 (1.63%) Handset
9 4 (1.63%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.63%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.22%) Statistics
11 2 (0.82%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.82%) Informatics
11 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.41%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.80%) Android
2 19 (7.76%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.04%) Windows
4 4 (1.63%) webOS
5 1 (0.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (57.96%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (18.78%) Market Research
3 42 (17.14%) Information Architecture
4 24 (9.80%) E-Commerce
5 22 (8.98%) Analytics
6 20 (8.16%) Customer Insight
7 17 (6.94%) Project Management
7 17 (6.94%) Web Design
8 16 (6.53%) Scrum
9 14 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (5.71%) Android Development
10 12 (4.90%) iOS Development
10 12 (4.90%) Competitor Analysis
10 12 (4.90%) Web Development
11 11 (4.49%) Regression Testing
11 11 (4.49%) Product Management
11 11 (4.49%) Rapid Prototyping
11 11 (4.49%) UX Design
12 10 (4.08%) TDD
12 10 (4.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (21.22%) JavaScript
2 8 (3.27%) SQL
3 3 (1.22%) Java
4 1 (0.41%) PHP
4 1 (0.41%) Python
4 1 (0.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (24.49%) Degree
2 24 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.82%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.82%) HND
5 1 (0.41%) PhD
5 1 (0.41%) ISEB
5 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.45%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.82%) 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 19 (7.76%) Adobe
2 10 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.67%) Google
4 4 (1.63%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.22%) Rackspace
5 3 (1.22%) Teradata
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle
6 2 (0.82%) SAP
6 2 (0.82%) IBM
7 1 (0.41%) HP
7 1 (0.41%) Apple
7 1 (0.41%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.41%) VMware
7 1 (0.41%) iRise
7 1 (0.41%) Tealeaf
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