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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Usability Testing
UK / England
Rank 387 414 478
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +64
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 195 189 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.40% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.48% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 148 67
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £536 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
34320 39574 38070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.95% 82.84% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22958 26223 24388
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 850 1079 1034
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +37.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Usability Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Usability Testing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 -14 82 £450 -5.26% 11
South East +39 39 £428 +14.22% 3
Yorkshire +36 28 £475 -13.63% 2
North East -7 16 £400 - 2
West Midlands +4 13 £450 +15.38% 2
East Midlands - 6 £338 - 2
North West +15 4 £475 +5.55% 2
South West 0 4 £400 +3.22% 3
East of England -2 2 £425 +13.33%
Usability Testing
UK

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 258 (68.44%) User Experience
2 253 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (35.81%) Service Design
4 133 (35.28%) Degree
5 125 (33.16%) Psychology
6 121 (32.10%) Ethnography
7 118 (31.30%) Analytical Skills
8 105 (27.85%) Customer Insight
9 98 (25.99%) Scrum
9 98 (25.99%) Guerrilla Research
10 93 (24.67%) Human Factors
11 91 (24.14%) Market Research
12 86 (22.81%) Prototyping
13 83 (22.02%) User Stories
14 81 (21.49%) Cognitive Psychology
15 71 (18.83%) Wireframes
16 66 (17.51%) HTML
17 65 (17.24%) Analytics
18 60 (15.92%) CSS
19 52 (13.79%) Java
20 51 (13.53%) QA
21 50 (13.26%) Selenium
21 50 (13.26%) Performance Testing
22 49 (13.00%) Automated Testing
23 48 (12.73%) Unit Testing
24 47 (12.47%) Axure RP
25 43 (11.41%) Security Testing
26 42 (11.14%) Kanban
26 42 (11.14%) Mobile App
27 41 (10.88%) Gherkin

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 16 (4.24%) Confluence
2 4 (1.06%) CMS
3 1 (0.27%) Marvel
Applications
1 21 (5.57%) MS Visio
2 20 (5.31%) Photoshop
3 15 (3.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (3.18%) OmniGraffle
6 9 (2.39%) InVision
7 6 (1.59%) UserZoom
8 5 (1.33%) Fireworks
9 4 (1.06%) Camtasia
10 2 (0.53%) InDesign
10 2 (0.53%) Pixate
11 1 (0.27%) MS Excel
11 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Lorenzo
1 1 (0.27%) Magento
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.39%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.59%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.39%) HTTP
1 9 (2.39%) Internet
2 3 (0.80%) GoToMeeting
3 1 (0.27%) Extranet
3 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.39%) SQLite
2 5 (1.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (1.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.80%) Mixpanel
4 2 (0.53%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.27%) Big Data
5 1 (0.27%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 50 (13.26%) Selenium
2 47 (12.47%) Axure RP
3 39 (10.34%) SoapUI
4 24 (6.37%) JIRA
5 22 (5.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 9 (2.39%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.86%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (1.33%) Appium
10 4 (1.06%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.80%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.80%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.53%) Android Studio
12 2 (0.53%) Gradle
12 2 (0.53%) JUnit
12 2 (0.53%) Robolectric
12 2 (0.53%) Robotium
13 1 (0.27%) Calabash
13 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
13 1 (0.27%) TestRail
General
1 27 (7.16%) Marketing
2 15 (3.98%) Retail
3 13 (3.45%) Banking
3 13 (3.45%) Finance
4 10 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.39%) Legal
6 7 (1.86%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.53%) German Language
8 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 179 (47.48%) User Researcher
2 69 (18.30%) Designer
3 61 (16.18%) User Experience Researcher
4 59 (15.65%) UX Designer
5 33 (8.75%) Digital User Researcher
6 25 (6.63%) Tester
7 23 (6.10%) Senior User Researcher
8 21 (5.57%) Developer
9 19 (5.04%) Consultant
10 16 (4.24%) Automation Tester
11 14 (3.71%) User Experience Consultant
12 12 (3.18%) Java Automation Tester
12 12 (3.18%) QA Engineer
12 12 (3.18%) Test Engineer
12 12 (3.18%) UI Designer
13 11 (2.92%) Architect
13 11 (2.92%) QA Test Engineer
13 11 (2.92%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 11 (2.92%) Selenium Tester
14 10 (2.65%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (17.51%) HTML
2 60 (15.92%) CSS
3 41 (10.88%) Gherkin
4 39 (10.34%) Web Services
5 38 (10.08%) HTML5
6 30 (7.96%) RESTful
7 25 (6.63%) CSS3
8 17 (4.51%) jQuery
9 16 (4.24%) Ajax
10 7 (1.86%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.33%) .NET
11 5 (1.33%) Flash
11 5 (1.33%) WebSockets
11 5 (1.33%) XML
11 5 (1.33%) XML Messaging
12 4 (1.06%) Apache Flex
12 4 (1.06%) DHTML
13 3 (0.80%) Material Design
13 3 (0.80%) SOAP
14 1 (0.27%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 258 (68.44%) User Experience
2 118 (31.30%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (11.14%) Mobile App
4 17 (4.51%) Social Media
5 11 (2.92%) W3C
6 6 (1.59%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.33%) Fintech
7 5 (1.33%) NHS
7 5 (1.33%) RIA
8 4 (1.06%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.06%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.06%) Interactive TV
9 3 (0.80%) Blog
10 2 (0.53%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.53%) IVR
10 2 (0.53%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.53%) VLE
11 1 (0.27%) Tandem
11 1 (0.27%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.04%) Android
2 10 (2.65%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.33%) Linux
3 5 (1.33%) Unix
4 2 (0.53%) Windows
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (35.81%) Service Design
3 125 (33.16%) Psychology
4 121 (32.10%) Ethnography
5 105 (27.85%) Customer Insight
6 98 (25.99%) Guerrilla Research
6 98 (25.99%) Scrum
7 93 (24.67%) Human Factors
8 91 (24.14%) Market Research
9 86 (22.81%) Prototyping
10 83 (22.02%) User Stories
11 81 (21.49%) Cognitive Psychology
12 71 (18.83%) Wireframes
13 65 (17.24%) Analytics
14 50 (13.26%) Performance Testing
15 49 (13.00%) Automated Testing
16 48 (12.73%) Unit Testing
17 43 (11.41%) Security Testing
18 42 (11.14%) Kanban
19 40 (10.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (13.79%) Java
2 35 (9.28%) JavaScript
3 29 (7.69%) Scala
4 28 (7.43%) Groovy
5 11 (2.92%) SQL
6 5 (1.33%) Perl
6 5 (1.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.33%) VBScript
7 1 (0.27%) PHP
7 1 (0.27%) PHP 7
7 1 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 133 (35.28%) Degree
2 28 (7.43%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.98%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (13.53%) QA
2 4 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.53%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (0.53%) HL7
4 1 (0.27%) Section 508
4 1 (0.27%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (7.16%) Adobe
2 17 (4.51%) Atlassian
3 8 (2.12%) Omniture
4 7 (1.86%) Optimizely
5 6 (1.59%) ClickTale
5 6 (1.59%) Google
6 5 (1.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.53%) Blackboard
8 1 (0.27%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.27%) Aprimo
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle
8 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.27%) SAP
8 1 (0.27%) Zend
8 1 (0.27%) Zuora
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Home working / Travel
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
itecopeople
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Rate neg on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle, County Down
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago