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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 463 483 506
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +23
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 123 72 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 46 31
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£419 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £486 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.43 - £21.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.61
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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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +5 70 £431 +1.47% 22
Yorkshire -5 17 £406 +190.17% 5
South West +5 16 £400 -
South East -13 12 £425 +21.42% 3
North East - 3 £338 - 1
East of England - 3 £350 - 3
West Midlands -2 1 £285 - 1
North West - 1 - - 1
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 193 (75.10%) User Experience
2 144 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (26.07%) HTML
4 63 (24.51%) CSS
5 60 (23.35%) Information Architecture
6 54 (21.01%) Analytical Skills
7 50 (19.46%) Degree
8 48 (18.68%) JavaScript
9 46 (17.90%) Human Factors
10 40 (15.56%) Axure RP
11 36 (14.01%) Mobile App
12 33 (12.84%) Market Research
13 32 (12.45%) HTML5
13 32 (12.45%) E-Commerce
14 31 (12.06%) Psychology
15 28 (10.89%) CSS3
16 26 (10.12%) Web Design
17 24 (9.34%) Android
17 24 (9.34%) Security Cleared
18 23 (8.95%) Finance
18 23 (8.95%) Web Services
19 22 (8.56%) Photoshop
19 22 (8.56%) Project Management
20 20 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
20 20 (7.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
21 19 (7.39%) jQuery
22 18 (7.00%) SQLite
22 18 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
22 18 (7.00%) Apple iOS
22 18 (7.00%) Android Development

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (1.95%) CMS
2 4 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (8.56%) Photoshop
2 17 (6.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (6.23%) OmniGraffle
4 12 (4.67%) MS Visio
4 12 (4.67%) Fireworks
5 7 (2.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.78%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.39%) InDesign
7 1 (0.39%) MS Project
7 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.17%) Google Analytics
1 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.39%) GitHub
2 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.50%) HTTP
2 4 (1.56%) LDAP
3 2 (0.78%) Intranet
3 2 (0.78%) Internet
4 1 (0.39%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.00%) SQLite
2 15 (5.84%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.56%) MySQL
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (15.56%) Axure RP
2 20 (7.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.95%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.17%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.78%) JIRA
6 2 (0.78%) Selenium
7 1 (0.39%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.39%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.39%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (8.95%) Finance
2 16 (6.23%) Marketing
3 8 (3.11%) Retail
4 6 (2.33%) Banking
4 6 (2.33%) Publishing
5 4 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.17%) Legal
7 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (29.57%) Designer
2 49 (19.07%) UX Designer
3 35 (13.62%) Developer
4 32 (12.45%) User Experience Researcher
5 18 (7.00%) Android Developer
5 18 (7.00%) Architect
6 16 (6.23%) Analyst
7 13 (5.06%) Web Designer
8 12 (4.67%) Senior Designer
9 11 (4.28%) Senior UX Designer
9 11 (4.28%) Test Analyst
10 10 (3.89%) Web Developer
10 10 (3.89%) Consultant
10 10 (3.89%) User Experience Architect
11 9 (3.50%) UI Designer
12 8 (3.11%) Senior Architect
12 8 (3.11%) UI/UX Designer
13 7 (2.72%) User Experience Consultant
13 7 (2.72%) UX Developer
14 6 (2.33%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (26.07%) HTML
2 63 (24.51%) CSS
3 32 (12.45%) HTML5
4 28 (10.89%) CSS3
5 23 (8.95%) Web Services
6 19 (7.39%) jQuery
7 12 (4.67%) Ajax
8 10 (3.89%) XML
9 9 (3.50%) SOAP
10 8 (3.11%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.33%) .NET
12 5 (1.95%) JSP
12 5 (1.95%) Backbone.js
13 4 (1.56%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (1.56%) SailPoint
13 4 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (1.56%) SPML
13 4 (1.56%) Servlets
13 4 (1.56%) XML Messaging
13 4 (1.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 193 (75.10%) User Experience
2 54 (21.01%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (17.90%) Human Factors
4 36 (14.01%) Mobile App
5 31 (12.06%) Psychology
6 12 (4.67%) W3C
7 11 (4.28%) RIA
8 7 (2.72%) NHS
9 6 (2.33%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.95%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.17%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.17%) Statistics
12 2 (0.78%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.78%) Informatics
12 2 (0.78%) Handset
12 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.78%) iPhone
13 1 (0.39%) Augmented Reality
13 1 (0.39%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.34%) Android
2 18 (7.00%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.50%) Windows
4 8 (3.11%) UNIX
5 5 (1.95%) Linux
6 4 (1.56%) AIX
7 2 (0.78%) webOS
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (23.35%) Information Architecture
3 33 (12.84%) Market Research
4 32 (12.45%) E-Commerce
5 26 (10.12%) Web Design
6 22 (8.56%) Project Management
7 20 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (7.00%) Customer Insight
8 18 (7.00%) Android Development
9 17 (6.61%) Scrum
10 16 (6.23%) Analytics
11 15 (5.84%) Competitor Analysis
12 14 (5.45%) TDD
12 14 (5.45%) Open Source
12 14 (5.45%) iOS Development
12 14 (5.45%) Mentoring
13 13 (5.06%) Web Development
13 13 (5.06%) Performance Testing
14 12 (4.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (18.68%) JavaScript
2 17 (6.61%) SQL
3 7 (2.72%) Java
4 5 (1.95%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.56%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.56%) BeanShell
6 2 (0.78%) PHP
7 1 (0.39%) Ruby
7 1 (0.39%) Python
7 1 (0.39%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 50 (19.46%) Degree
2 24 (9.34%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.23%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.17%) PhD
5 3 (1.17%) ISEB
6 2 (0.78%) HND
6 2 (0.78%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.89%) QA
2 3 (1.17%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) Puppet
2 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (5.06%) Adobe
2 11 (4.28%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.11%) HP
4 7 (2.72%) Oracle
5 4 (1.56%) Sybase
5 4 (1.56%) Sun
6 3 (1.17%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.17%) Teradata
6 3 (1.17%) Google
7 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.78%) SAP
7 2 (0.78%) IBM
8 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.39%) VMware
8 1 (0.39%) Tealeaf
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