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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 444 484 477
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -7
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 135 67 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 51 30
Average daily rate
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£440 £383 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.03% +17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £183 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £418 £285
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +46.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 -
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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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +57 81 £450 +20.00% 9
North East - 36 £475 -
South East -43 5 £425 -3.95% 4
North West -10 4 £385 +28.33% 2
Yorkshire -12 2 £263 - 3
East Midlands - 2 £225 -
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
East of England - - - - 2
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 179 (65.57%) User Experience
2 136 (49.82%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (25.64%) HTML
4 63 (23.08%) CSS
4 63 (23.08%) Degree
5 61 (22.34%) Market Research
6 59 (21.61%) Human Factors
7 49 (17.95%) JavaScript
8 48 (17.58%) Axure RP
9 39 (14.29%) Psychology
9 39 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 37 (13.55%) Photoshop
11 34 (12.45%) Information Architecture
12 33 (12.09%) Finance
13 30 (10.99%) Adobe Illustrator
14 29 (10.62%) Analytics
15 28 (10.26%) Qualitative Research
16 21 (7.69%) HTML5
16 21 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
16 21 (7.69%) Security Cleared
17 20 (7.33%) QA
18 19 (6.96%) Web Design
19 18 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
19 18 (6.59%) SQL
19 18 (6.59%) Adobe
19 18 (6.59%) Mobile App
19 18 (6.59%) Customer Insight
20 17 (6.23%) Marketing
20 17 (6.23%) Product Management
21 15 (5.49%) Retail

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (2.56%) CMS
2 5 (1.83%) Apache
3 3 (1.10%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.10%) Joomla!
3 3 (1.10%) Drupal
3 3 (1.10%) WordPress
4 2 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.73%) IIS
5 1 (0.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 37 (13.55%) Photoshop
2 30 (10.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (4.40%) OmniGraffle
4 9 (3.30%) Fireworks
5 7 (2.56%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.30%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.73%) Heroku
2 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.37%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.83%) PBX
1 5 (1.83%) VoIP
1 5 (1.83%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (1.47%) Internet
3 2 (0.73%) SSL
4 1 (0.37%) LDAP
4 1 (0.37%) GPRS
4 1 (0.37%) GSM
4 1 (0.37%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.66%) MySQL
2 5 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (1.83%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.10%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 48 (17.58%) Axure RP
2 13 (4.76%) JIRA
3 9 (3.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 7 (2.56%) Selenium
5 6 (2.20%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (2.20%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.83%) PHPUnit
6 5 (1.83%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.83%) ClearQuest
6 5 (1.83%) JUnit
6 5 (1.83%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.83%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.47%) Hudson
8 3 (1.10%) Subversion
9 2 (0.73%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.37%) Xcode
10 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
General
1 33 (12.09%) Finance
2 17 (6.23%) Marketing
3 15 (5.49%) Retail
4 8 (2.93%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.93%) Banking
5 5 (1.83%) Legal
6 3 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.73%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.73%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (28.21%) Designer
2 56 (20.51%) UX Designer
3 27 (9.89%) User Experience Researcher
4 25 (9.16%) Developer
5 17 (6.23%) Architect
6 16 (5.86%) Consultant
6 16 (5.86%) Senior Designer
7 14 (5.13%) Senior UX Designer
8 13 (4.76%) User Experience Consultant
8 13 (4.76%) Web Designer
9 12 (4.40%) Analyst
10 9 (3.30%) Test Analyst
10 9 (3.30%) Tester
10 9 (3.30%) User Experience Architect
11 8 (2.93%) UI Designer
11 8 (2.93%) Web Developer
12 7 (2.56%) Lead Designer
13 6 (2.20%) Photoshop Designer
13 6 (2.20%) Research Consultant
14 5 (1.83%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (25.64%) HTML
2 63 (23.08%) CSS
3 21 (7.69%) HTML5
4 15 (5.49%) CSS3
5 14 (5.13%) jQuery
6 12 (4.40%) Web Services
7 10 (3.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (3.30%) .NET
8 9 (3.30%) XHTML
8 9 (3.30%) Ajax
8 9 (3.30%) REST
9 8 (2.93%) XML
10 7 (2.56%) SOAP
11 5 (1.83%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.83%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.83%) Spring
11 5 (1.83%) JSON
12 4 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.47%) Flash
12 4 (1.47%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 179 (65.57%) User Experience
2 59 (21.61%) Human Factors
3 39 (14.29%) Psychology
3 39 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.59%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.40%) Graphic Design
6 11 (4.03%) Open Source
7 6 (2.20%) RIA
7 6 (2.20%) W3C
8 5 (1.83%) PKI
9 3 (1.10%) STB
9 3 (1.10%) iPhone
9 3 (1.10%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.10%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.10%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.73%) VUI
10 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.73%) Handset
10 2 (0.73%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.03%) Android
2 8 (2.93%) UNIX
2 8 (2.93%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.56%) Linux
4 2 (0.73%) webOS
5 1 (0.37%) Windows
5 1 (0.37%) AIX
5 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (49.82%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (22.34%) Market Research
3 34 (12.45%) Information Architecture
4 29 (10.62%) Analytics
5 28 (10.26%) Qualitative Research
6 21 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
7 19 (6.96%) Web Design
8 18 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (6.59%) Customer Insight
9 17 (6.23%) Product Management
10 15 (5.49%) User Stories
11 14 (5.13%) E-Commerce
12 13 (4.76%) UX Design
13 12 (4.40%) Web Development
13 12 (4.40%) Project Management
13 12 (4.40%) Mentoring
14 11 (4.03%) Scrum
14 11 (4.03%) Test Scripting
15 10 (3.66%) Workflow
16 9 (3.30%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.95%) JavaScript
2 18 (6.59%) SQL
3 11 (4.03%) Java
4 6 (2.20%) PHP
5 5 (1.83%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.83%) C++
5 5 (1.83%) C
6 3 (1.10%) C#
7 2 (0.73%) VBA
7 2 (0.73%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.73%) SOQL
7 2 (0.73%) SOSL
8 1 (0.37%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.37%) R
Qualifications
1 63 (23.08%) Degree
2 21 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.10%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.73%) ISEB
4 2 (0.73%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.33%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (6.59%) Adobe
2 10 (3.66%) Google
3 9 (3.30%) Oracle
4 6 (2.20%) Zend
5 5 (1.83%) HP
6 4 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.10%) Actimize
8 2 (0.73%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.73%) Open Text
8 2 (0.73%) RedDot
8 2 (0.73%) Avaya
8 2 (0.73%) IBM
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.37%) Sun
9 1 (0.37%) Sybase
9 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.37%) SAP
9 1 (0.37%) Novell
9 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.37%) Apple
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