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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 433 512 463
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -49
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 160 51 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 33 40
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£425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £228 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £448 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £420 £229
% change year-on-year
- +83.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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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
39381 35768 36229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 74.65% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25694 22646 21510
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1037 1346
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 October 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 October 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 +46 89 £450 +23.28% 11
East of England -6 13 £395 -4.24% 1
South West -25 11 £388 -
South East -16 9 £425 +1.19% 1
Yorkshire -1 2 £275 - 5
East Midlands - 2 £225 -
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 168 (64.62%) User Experience
2 107 (41.15%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (24.62%) HTML
4 60 (23.08%) CSS
4 60 (23.08%) Degree
5 53 (20.38%) Market Research
6 47 (18.08%) Axure RP
7 46 (17.69%) JavaScript
8 44 (16.92%) Human Factors
9 40 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 37 (14.23%) Photoshop
11 36 (13.85%) Information Architecture
12 32 (12.31%) Psychology
13 30 (11.54%) Finance
13 30 (11.54%) Analytics
14 29 (11.15%) Adobe Illustrator
15 25 (9.62%) Qualitative Research
16 23 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (8.08%) Mobile App
18 20 (7.69%) Adobe
18 20 (7.69%) Web Design
19 19 (7.31%) SQL
19 19 (7.31%) Customer Insight
19 19 (7.31%) HTML5
20 18 (6.92%) E-Commerce
21 17 (6.54%) Retail
21 17 (6.54%) OmniGraffle
22 16 (6.15%) Marketing
23 15 (5.77%) CSS3
24 14 (5.38%) QA

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (1.92%) Apache
1 5 (1.92%) CMS
2 4 (1.54%) Drupal
2 4 (1.54%) WordPress
2 4 (1.54%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.15%) Joomla!
4 2 (0.77%) IIS
4 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 37 (14.23%) Photoshop
2 29 (11.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (6.54%) OmniGraffle
4 12 (4.62%) Fireworks
5 7 (2.69%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (1.15%) InDesign
7 3 (1.15%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.77%) MS Office
8 2 (0.77%) MS Excel
9 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.77%) Heroku
1 2 (0.77%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.38%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.92%) PBX
1 5 (1.92%) VoIP
1 5 (1.92%) Internet
1 5 (1.92%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (0.77%) Extranet
2 2 (0.77%) SSL
2 2 (0.77%) Intranet
3 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.38%) FTP
3 1 (0.38%) HTTP
3 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.85%) MySQL
2 5 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.15%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 47 (18.08%) Axure RP
2 12 (4.62%) JIRA
3 9 (3.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 7 (2.69%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (2.31%) Selenium
5 6 (2.31%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.92%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.92%) Mercurial
6 5 (1.92%) PHPUnit
6 5 (1.92%) ClearQuest
6 5 (1.92%) JUnit
6 5 (1.92%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.54%) Hudson
8 3 (1.15%) Subversion
9 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.38%) Toad
10 1 (0.38%) Introscope
10 1 (0.38%) Xcode
10 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.38%) JProfiler
General
1 30 (11.54%) Finance
2 17 (6.54%) Retail
3 16 (6.15%) Marketing
4 10 (3.85%) Legal
5 9 (3.46%) Banking
6 8 (3.08%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.15%) Advertising
7 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.77%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (28.08%) Designer
2 49 (18.85%) UX Designer
3 30 (11.54%) User Experience Researcher
4 27 (10.38%) Developer
5 20 (7.69%) Consultant
6 15 (5.77%) Web Designer
7 14 (5.38%) Architect
7 14 (5.38%) User Experience Consultant
8 11 (4.23%) Analyst
8 11 (4.23%) Web Developer
9 10 (3.85%) Test Analyst
10 7 (2.69%) Tester
10 7 (2.69%) UI Designer
11 6 (2.31%) Senior Designer
11 6 (2.31%) User Experience Architect
11 6 (2.31%) Photoshop Designer
12 5 (1.92%) PHP Developer
12 5 (1.92%) Research Consultant
12 5 (1.92%) Front-End Developer
13 4 (1.54%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (24.62%) HTML
2 60 (23.08%) CSS
3 19 (7.31%) HTML5
4 15 (5.77%) CSS3
5 12 (4.62%) Ajax
5 12 (4.62%) XHTML
6 11 (4.23%) jQuery
7 10 (3.85%) Web Services
8 9 (3.46%) REST
9 8 (3.08%) Flash
10 7 (2.69%) SOAP
10 7 (2.69%) .NET
10 7 (2.69%) XML
11 6 (2.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (1.92%) ASP.NET
12 5 (1.92%) Hibernate
12 5 (1.92%) Spring
12 5 (1.92%) JSON
13 4 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (1.54%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 168 (64.62%) User Experience
2 44 (16.92%) Human Factors
3 40 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (12.31%) Psychology
5 21 (8.08%) Mobile App
6 12 (4.62%) Graphic Design
7 9 (3.46%) W3C
7 9 (3.46%) Open Source
8 5 (1.92%) PKI
9 4 (1.54%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.15%) RIA
10 3 (1.15%) STB
10 3 (1.15%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.15%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.77%) VUI
11 2 (0.77%) IVR
11 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.77%) Blog
12 1 (0.38%) Copywriting
12 1 (0.38%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.00%) Android
2 11 (4.23%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.46%) UNIX
4 8 (3.08%) Linux
5 4 (1.54%) Windows
6 1 (0.38%) AIX
6 1 (0.38%) Solaris
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.38%) CentOS
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (41.15%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (20.38%) Market Research
3 36 (13.85%) Information Architecture
4 30 (11.54%) Analytics
5 25 (9.62%) Qualitative Research
6 23 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (7.69%) Web Design
8 19 (7.31%) Customer Insight
9 18 (6.92%) E-Commerce
10 13 (5.00%) Product Management
11 12 (4.62%) Rapid Prototyping
11 12 (4.62%) Project Management
11 12 (4.62%) User Stories
11 12 (4.62%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.23%) UX Design
12 11 (4.23%) Web Development
12 11 (4.23%) Test Scripting
13 10 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (3.46%) Requirements Analysis
14 9 (3.46%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.69%) JavaScript
2 19 (7.31%) SQL
3 12 (4.62%) Java
4 8 (3.08%) PHP
5 6 (2.31%) C++
6 5 (1.92%) C
6 5 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.77%) C#
7 2 (0.77%) VBA
7 2 (0.77%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.77%) SOQL
7 2 (0.77%) SOSL
8 1 (0.38%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.38%) R
8 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (23.08%) Degree
2 13 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.54%) ISEB
4 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.15%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.38%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) nmon
Vendors
1 20 (7.69%) Adobe
2 8 (3.08%) Oracle
3 6 (2.31%) Mercator
3 6 (2.31%) Google
3 6 (2.31%) Zend
4 5 (1.92%) HP
5 4 (1.54%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.15%) SAP
6 3 (1.15%) Actimize
7 2 (0.77%) IBM
7 2 (0.77%) Avaya
7 2 (0.77%) Open Text
7 2 (0.77%) RedDot
8 1 (0.38%) Sony
8 1 (0.38%) BT
8 1 (0.38%) Sun
8 1 (0.38%) Novell
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.38%) Apple
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