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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 421 478 524
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +46
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 211 133 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.34% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 88 40
Median daily rate £450 £394 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £538 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
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 £10.00 - -
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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
40456 39044 37496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.11% 79.32% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27087 25129 24044
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 906 1122 1153
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +41 117 £475 +18.75% 15
South East +13 33 £360 -11.38% 3
Yorkshire +14 24 £450 +60.71% 1
West Midlands +10 19 £400 +7.38% 2
North East -41 6 £438 +29.62%
East of England +6 4 £375 -21.87% 2
North West -9 4 £393 -4.84% 2
South West -22 3 £315 -21.25%
East Midlands +8 1 £350 +16.66% 1
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 330 (82.09%) User Experience
2 226 (56.22%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (45.02%) Human Factors
4 167 (41.54%) Psychology
5 149 (37.06%) Market Research
6 148 (36.82%) Degree
7 143 (35.57%) Analytical Skills
8 133 (33.08%) Wireframes
9 126 (31.34%) Ethnography
10 116 (28.86%) Service Design
11 101 (25.12%) Axure RP
12 100 (24.88%) HTML
13 91 (22.64%) CSS
14 74 (18.41%) Information Architecture
15 64 (15.92%) JavaScript
16 63 (15.67%) Adobe
17 54 (13.43%) Mentoring
18 50 (12.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 45 (11.19%) Project Management
20 44 (10.95%) Software Engineering
20 44 (10.95%) Customer Insight
20 44 (10.95%) Product Management
20 44 (10.95%) Marketing
21 42 (10.45%) MS Visio
22 41 (10.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
23 40 (9.95%) Web Development
23 40 (9.95%) User Stories
24 39 (9.70%) Scrum
25 38 (9.45%) Finance
26 37 (9.20%) RIA

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 (1.49%) CMS
2 3 (0.75%) Node.js
3 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.25%) IIS
4 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (12.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 42 (10.45%) MS Visio
3 21 (5.22%) Photoshop
4 17 (4.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (2.74%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (1.24%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.25%) InDesign
7 1 (0.25%) MS Office
7 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.25%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.50%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.49%) Internet
2 1 (0.25%) FTP
2 1 (0.25%) HTTP
2 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.74%) SQLite
2 2 (0.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 101 (25.12%) Axure RP
2 41 (10.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (1.24%) Selenium
4 3 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.50%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.50%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.25%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.25%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.25%) Introscope
6 1 (0.25%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.25%) Mechanoid
6 1 (0.25%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.25%) Robolectric
6 1 (0.25%) Robotium
6 1 (0.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 44 (10.95%) Marketing
2 38 (9.45%) Finance
3 15 (3.73%) Retail
4 14 (3.48%) Banking
5 13 (3.23%) Legal
6 12 (2.99%) French Language
7 7 (1.74%) Back Office
7 7 (1.74%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.00%) Advertising
9 4 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.75%) Publishing
10 3 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.50%) Games
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 195 (48.51%) User Researcher
2 105 (26.12%) User Experience Researcher
3 86 (21.39%) Designer
4 73 (18.16%) UX Designer
5 48 (11.94%) Architect
6 47 (11.69%) Digital User Researcher
7 46 (11.44%) User Experience Architect
8 36 (8.96%) Senior User Researcher
9 23 (5.72%) Senior User Experience Researcher
10 21 (5.22%) Developer
11 18 (4.48%) Senior Architect
11 18 (4.48%) Senior User Experience Architect
12 12 (2.99%) Consultant
12 12 (2.99%) Digital Transformation
12 12 (2.99%) Senior Designer
12 12 (2.99%) UI Designer
13 11 (2.74%) Senior UX Designer
13 11 (2.74%) User Experience Consultant
14 9 (2.24%) Android Developer
15 8 (1.99%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (24.88%) HTML
2 91 (22.64%) CSS
3 25 (6.22%) Web Services
4 22 (5.47%) HTML5
5 13 (3.23%) CSS3
6 10 (2.49%) .NET
7 8 (1.99%) AngularJS
7 8 (1.99%) Flash
8 7 (1.74%) jQuery
9 6 (1.49%) XML
10 5 (1.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (1.00%) Sass
12 3 (0.75%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (0.75%) Visualforce
12 3 (0.75%) XHTML
13 2 (0.50%) LAMP
13 2 (0.50%) RESTful
13 2 (0.50%) SOAP
13 2 (0.50%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 330 (82.09%) User Experience
2 167 (41.54%) Psychology
3 143 (35.57%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (9.20%) RIA
5 32 (7.96%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.24%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.49%) Taxonomies
8 6 (1.49%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.00%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.00%) Social Media
10 3 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.50%) Equities
11 2 (0.50%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.50%) IVR
11 2 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (0.25%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.22%) Android
2 14 (3.48%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.00%) Windows
4 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.25%) Linux
5 1 (0.25%) Solaris
5 1 (0.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (56.22%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (45.02%) Human Factors
3 149 (37.06%) Market Research
4 133 (33.08%) Wireframes
5 126 (31.34%) Ethnography
6 116 (28.86%) Service Design
7 74 (18.41%) Information Architecture
8 54 (13.43%) Mentoring
9 45 (11.19%) Project Management
10 44 (10.95%) Customer Insight
10 44 (10.95%) Product Management
10 44 (10.95%) Software Engineering
11 40 (9.95%) User Stories
11 40 (9.95%) Web Development
12 39 (9.70%) Scrum
13 35 (8.71%) Industrial Design
14 31 (7.71%) E-Commerce
15 30 (7.46%) Qualitative Research
15 30 (7.46%) Workflow
16 28 (6.97%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 64 (15.92%) JavaScript
2 12 (2.99%) Java
3 5 (1.24%) PHP
3 5 (1.24%) SQL
4 3 (0.75%) Apex Code
4 3 (0.75%) C#
5 2 (0.50%) Perl
5 2 (0.50%) Python
6 1 (0.25%) C++
6 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 148 (36.82%) Degree
2 26 (6.47%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) ISEB
5 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.99%) QA
2 3 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.50%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.50%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (0.25%) nmon
Vendors
1 63 (15.67%) Adobe
2 3 (0.75%) ClickTale
2 3 (0.75%) Google
2 3 (0.75%) Oracle
2 3 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (0.50%) Facebook
3 2 (0.50%) Twitter
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.25%) OpenText
4 1 (0.25%) RedDot
4 1 (0.25%) Siebel
4 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
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