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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 448 429 491
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +62
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 128 131 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.27% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.36% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 93 18
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£375 £400 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.50 -
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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
37507 36060 30720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.49% 75.50% 73.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23739 22508 18841
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £574 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1067 1020
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +3 70 £375 -16.66% 8
Yorkshire -3 10 £313 - 7
North West -11 10 £313 - 4
East of England +12 8 £480 +28.00% 1
South East -54 8 £388 -3.12% 1
East Midlands - 6 £300 - 5
North East - 6 £375 -
West Midlands -9 1 £460 +57.26% 2
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (71.66%) User Experience
2 139 (56.28%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (28.74%) Human Factors
4 68 (27.53%) Degree
5 65 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (23.48%) HTML
7 55 (22.27%) Market Research
8 54 (21.86%) CSS
9 47 (19.03%) JavaScript
9 47 (19.03%) Axure RP
10 46 (18.62%) Psychology
11 33 (13.36%) Finance
12 29 (11.74%) Information Architecture
13 23 (9.31%) Analytics
13 23 (9.31%) Photoshop
14 22 (8.91%) HTML5
15 20 (8.10%) Customer Insight
16 18 (7.29%) Adobe
16 18 (7.29%) Android
17 17 (6.88%) Security Cleared
17 17 (6.88%) jQuery
17 17 (6.88%) E-Commerce
18 16 (6.48%) Adobe Illustrator
18 16 (6.48%) Marketing
18 16 (6.48%) Mobile App
19 14 (5.67%) Project Management
20 13 (5.26%) CSS3
20 13 (5.26%) UX Design
21 12 (4.86%) Product Management
21 12 (4.86%) Rapid Prototyping

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (1.62%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.62%) CMS
2 3 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.40%) Apache
3 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.40%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 23 (9.31%) Photoshop
2 16 (6.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (4.86%) MS Visio
4 11 (4.45%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (2.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (2.02%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.81%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.24%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
2 1 (0.40%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.62%) HTTP
2 2 (0.81%) Intranet
2 2 (0.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (0.40%) GPRS
3 1 (0.40%) GSM
3 1 (0.40%) PBX
3 1 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.83%) SQLite
3 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 47 (19.03%) Axure RP
2 9 (3.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.62%) JIRA
5 2 (0.81%) Selenium
5 2 (0.81%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.40%) Xcode
6 1 (0.40%) Subversion
6 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.40%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
General
1 33 (13.36%) Finance
2 16 (6.48%) Marketing
3 12 (4.86%) Retail
4 5 (2.02%) Banking
4 5 (2.02%) Publishing
5 3 (1.21%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Games
6 1 (0.40%) Legal
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 78 (31.58%) Designer
2 57 (23.08%) UX Designer
3 26 (10.53%) User Experience Researcher
4 24 (9.72%) Senior Designer
5 23 (9.31%) Senior UX Designer
6 19 (7.69%) Developer
7 13 (5.26%) Analyst
8 12 (4.86%) Consultant
9 10 (4.05%) Architect
9 10 (4.05%) Web Designer
9 10 (4.05%) UI Designer
10 9 (3.64%) Lead Designer
11 8 (3.24%) Android Developer
12 7 (2.83%) User Experience Architect
12 7 (2.83%) User Experience Consultant
12 7 (2.83%) Interface Designer
12 7 (2.83%) Test Analyst
13 6 (2.43%) Senior Architect
14 4 (1.62%) Front-End Developer
15 3 (1.21%) Documentation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (23.48%) HTML
2 54 (21.86%) CSS
3 22 (8.91%) HTML5
4 17 (6.88%) jQuery
5 13 (5.26%) CSS3
6 12 (4.86%) Web Services
7 8 (3.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (3.24%) Ajax
8 6 (2.43%) .NET
9 4 (1.62%) Flash
9 4 (1.62%) LESS
9 4 (1.62%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.21%) Backbone.js
11 2 (0.81%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (0.81%) Sass
11 2 (0.81%) XML
11 2 (0.81%) DHTML
11 2 (0.81%) XHTML
11 2 (0.81%) J2ME
12 1 (0.40%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 177 (71.66%) User Experience
2 71 (28.74%) Human Factors
3 65 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (18.62%) Psychology
5 16 (6.48%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.83%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (2.83%) RIA
6 7 (2.83%) Open Source
7 6 (2.43%) Graphic Design
8 5 (2.02%) W3C
8 5 (2.02%) iPhone
8 5 (2.02%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.21%) Handset
9 3 (1.21%) STB
9 3 (1.21%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.21%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.81%) Informatics
10 2 (0.81%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.29%) Android
2 11 (4.45%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.21%) webOS
3 3 (1.21%) Windows
4 2 (0.81%) Linux
5 1 (0.40%) CentOS
5 1 (0.40%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (56.28%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (22.27%) Market Research
3 29 (11.74%) Information Architecture
4 23 (9.31%) Analytics
5 20 (8.10%) Customer Insight
6 17 (6.88%) E-Commerce
7 14 (5.67%) Project Management
8 13 (5.26%) UX Design
9 12 (4.86%) Product Management
9 12 (4.86%) Rapid Prototyping
9 12 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (4.45%) User Stories
11 9 (3.64%) Qualitative Research
11 9 (3.64%) Scrum
11 9 (3.64%) Web Design
11 9 (3.64%) Workflow
12 8 (3.24%) Regression Testing
12 8 (3.24%) Competitor Analysis
12 8 (3.24%) Android Development
12 8 (3.24%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 47 (19.03%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.62%) SQL
3 3 (1.21%) Java
4 2 (0.81%) PHP
5 1 (0.40%) C
5 1 (0.40%) C#
5 1 (0.40%) C++
5 1 (0.40%) Python
5 1 (0.40%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (27.53%) Degree
2 17 (6.88%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.62%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.81%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) ISEB
5 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.40%) Puppet
1 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (7.29%) Adobe
2 9 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.24%) Google
4 3 (1.21%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.21%) Teradata
4 3 (1.21%) Rackspace
5 2 (0.81%) IBM
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle
6 1 (0.40%) SAP
6 1 (0.40%) HP
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.40%) Apple
6 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.40%) VMware
6 1 (0.40%) iRise
6 1 (0.40%) Tealeaf
6 1 (0.40%) Zend
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