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 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 430 502 495
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -7
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 208 113 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 78 65
Median daily rate £436 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.12 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Usability Testing
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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
41433 41340 38406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 79.98% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27617 27390 24287
Median daily rate £448 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +4.34%
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 1081 1104
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 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 27 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 +65 119 £450 +9.09% 15
Yorkshire +6 24 £450 +9.09%
West Midlands - 19 £400 -
South East +5 16 £400 -3.03% 5
South West +9 15 £500 +25.00% 2
North West +1 8 £406 - 2
East of England +21 5 £375 +7.14% 2
North East -54 2 £413 -12.23%
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 357 (83.80%) User Experience
2 248 (58.22%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (39.44%) Psychology
4 166 (38.97%) Human Factors
5 154 (36.15%) Degree
6 151 (35.45%) Analytical Skills
7 142 (33.33%) Market Research
7 142 (33.33%) Service Design
8 125 (29.34%) Wireframes
9 120 (28.17%) Ethnography
10 108 (25.35%) Guerrilla Research
11 98 (23.00%) HTML
12 91 (21.36%) CSS
13 80 (18.78%) Axure RP
14 75 (17.61%) Information Architecture
15 64 (15.02%) Customer Insight
16 63 (14.79%) Prototyping
17 61 (14.32%) JavaScript
18 56 (13.15%) Mentoring
19 52 (12.21%) Scrum
20 46 (10.80%) Adobe
20 46 (10.80%) Mobile App
21 43 (10.09%) Web Services
22 41 (9.62%) Product Management
22 41 (9.62%) Software Engineering
23 39 (9.15%) Marketing
23 39 (9.15%) E-Commerce
23 39 (9.15%) Android
23 39 (9.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
24 38 (8.92%) User Stories

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 (1.41%) CMS
2 3 (0.70%) Drupal
3 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.47%) Confluence
4 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 39 (9.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 36 (8.45%) MS Visio
3 32 (7.51%) UserZoom
4 24 (5.63%) Photoshop
5 19 (4.46%) Adobe Illustrator
6 18 (4.23%) OmniGraffle
7 8 (1.88%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.94%) InVision
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.23%) InDesign
9 1 (0.23%) MS Office
9 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.23%) MS Project
9 1 (0.23%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.64%) Google Play
2 4 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (0.70%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.47%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.35%) HTTP
2 3 (0.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.81%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 80 (18.78%) Axure RP
2 34 (7.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (1.64%) Mechanoid
3 7 (1.64%) Robolectric
3 7 (1.64%) Robotium
4 4 (0.94%) Selenium
5 3 (0.70%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.47%) JIRA
6 2 (0.47%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.47%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (9.15%) Marketing
2 28 (6.57%) Finance
3 13 (3.05%) Legal
4 12 (2.82%) French Language
5 10 (2.35%) Banking
5 10 (2.35%) Retail
6 5 (1.17%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.17%) Publishing
7 4 (0.94%) Back Office
7 4 (0.94%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.47%) Games
8 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 210 (49.30%) User Researcher
2 119 (27.93%) User Experience Researcher
3 73 (17.14%) Designer
4 57 (13.38%) Digital User Researcher
5 56 (13.15%) UX Designer
6 50 (11.74%) Developer
7 42 (9.86%) Senior User Researcher
8 38 (8.92%) Architect
9 36 (8.45%) User Experience Architect
10 28 (6.57%) Android Developer
11 27 (6.34%) Senior Developer
12 25 (5.87%) Senior Android Developer
13 20 (4.69%) Senior User Experience Researcher
14 15 (3.52%) Senior Architect
14 15 (3.52%) Senior User Experience Architect
15 14 (3.29%) UI Developer
16 11 (2.58%) UI Designer
16 11 (2.58%) UX Developer
17 10 (2.35%) UI/UX Developer
18 9 (2.11%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (23.00%) HTML
2 91 (21.36%) CSS
3 43 (10.09%) Web Services
4 35 (8.22%) HTML5
5 29 (6.81%) CSS3
6 16 (3.76%) jQuery
7 10 (2.35%) Ajax
7 10 (2.35%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.64%) ActionBarSherlock
9 6 (1.41%) .NET
10 5 (1.17%) Flash
11 4 (0.94%) RESTful
11 4 (0.94%) XML
12 3 (0.70%) Node.js
12 3 (0.70%) Sass
13 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (0.47%) Gherkin
13 2 (0.47%) Visualforce
13 2 (0.47%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 357 (83.80%) User Experience
2 168 (39.44%) Psychology
3 151 (35.45%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (10.80%) Mobile App
5 34 (7.98%) RIA
6 11 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.35%) W3C
8 7 (1.64%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.17%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.94%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.70%) Equities
11 3 (0.70%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.70%) IVR
11 3 (0.70%) Social Media
11 3 (0.70%) Tandem
12 2 (0.47%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.47%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.15%) Android
2 11 (2.58%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.70%) Windows
4 2 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (58.22%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (38.97%) Human Factors
3 142 (33.33%) Market Research
3 142 (33.33%) Service Design
4 125 (29.34%) Wireframes
5 120 (28.17%) Ethnography
6 108 (25.35%) Guerrilla Research
7 75 (17.61%) Information Architecture
8 64 (15.02%) Customer Insight
9 63 (14.79%) Prototyping
10 56 (13.15%) Mentoring
11 52 (12.21%) Scrum
12 41 (9.62%) Product Management
12 41 (9.62%) Software Engineering
13 39 (9.15%) E-Commerce
14 38 (8.92%) Project Management
14 38 (8.92%) User Stories
15 36 (8.45%) Web Development
16 31 (7.28%) Industrial Design
16 31 (7.28%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 61 (14.32%) JavaScript
2 10 (2.35%) Java
3 7 (1.64%) C
4 4 (0.94%) PHP
5 2 (0.47%) Apex Code
5 2 (0.47%) C#
5 2 (0.47%) Groovy
5 2 (0.47%) Perl
5 2 (0.47%) Python
5 2 (0.47%) Scala
5 2 (0.47%) SQL
6 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 154 (36.15%) Degree
2 29 (6.81%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.29%) QA
2 8 (1.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.94%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.47%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.23%) WCAG
Vendors
1 46 (10.80%) Adobe
2 10 (2.35%) Google
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle
4 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.47%) ClickTale
4 2 (0.47%) Facebook
4 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.47%) Twitter
5 1 (0.23%) SAP
5 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
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