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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 441 512 501
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -11
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 141 48 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.100% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 31 44
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£400 £390 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £438 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +59.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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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
38990 35877 38861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.32% 74.50% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24756 22624 22935
Average daily rate £415 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 994 1445
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +62 80 £425 +13.33% 6
South East +2 20 £388 -12.67% 5
East of England -15 16 £365 -2.66% 2
South West - 9 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £275 - 7
East Midlands - - - -
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 145 (70.05%) User Experience
2 71 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (28.02%) HTML
4 55 (26.57%) CSS
5 50 (24.15%) Axure RP
6 42 (20.29%) JavaScript
7 41 (19.81%) Photoshop
8 37 (17.87%) Degree
9 36 (17.39%) Information Architecture
10 35 (16.91%) Adobe Illustrator
11 31 (14.98%) Market Research
12 29 (14.01%) Analytics
13 27 (13.04%) Adobe
14 26 (12.56%) Finance
15 24 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (10.14%) OmniGraffle
17 20 (9.66%) Psychology
17 20 (9.66%) SQL
18 19 (9.18%) Web Design
18 19 (9.18%) Mobile App
19 17 (8.21%) Fireworks
19 17 (8.21%) Marketing
20 16 (7.73%) Human Factors
20 16 (7.73%) Project Management
20 16 (7.73%) Customer Insight
21 15 (7.25%) HTML5
22 14 (6.76%) E-Commerce
23 13 (6.28%) Java
23 13 (6.28%) Android

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (2.42%) CMS
1 5 (2.42%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.93%) Apache
2 4 (1.93%) Drupal
2 4 (1.93%) WordPress
3 3 (1.45%) Joomla!
4 2 (0.97%) IIS
4 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.48%) Node.js
Applications
1 41 (19.81%) Photoshop
2 35 (16.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (10.14%) OmniGraffle
4 17 (8.21%) Fireworks
5 9 (4.35%) Adobe After Effects
5 9 (4.35%) InDesign
6 6 (2.90%) MS Visio
7 5 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (1.45%) MS Project
9 2 (0.97%) MS Office
9 2 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Heroku
1 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.97%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.48%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.48%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.42%) Internet
2 4 (1.93%) PBX
2 4 (1.93%) VoIP
2 4 (1.93%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (0.97%) FTP
3 2 (0.97%) HTTP
3 2 (0.97%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.97%) SSL
3 2 (0.97%) Intranet
3 2 (0.97%) Extranet
4 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.48%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.35%) MySQL
2 5 (2.42%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 50 (24.15%) Axure RP
2 11 (5.31%) JIRA
3 8 (3.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (3.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (2.90%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.42%) Selenium
5 5 (2.42%) ClearQuest
5 5 (2.42%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.42%) JUnit
6 4 (1.93%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.93%) PHPUnit
6 4 (1.93%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.93%) Hudson
7 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.97%) Toad
7 2 (0.97%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.97%) Introscope
7 2 (0.97%) Subversion
7 2 (0.97%) JProfiler
7 2 (0.97%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 26 (12.56%) Finance
2 17 (8.21%) Marketing
3 13 (6.28%) Retail
4 11 (5.31%) Banking
5 9 (4.35%) Legal
6 8 (3.86%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.90%) Advertising
8 3 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.97%) Games
9 2 (0.97%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Back Office
10 1 (0.48%) Electronics
10 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (34.78%) Designer
2 45 (21.74%) User Experience Designer
3 23 (11.11%) User Experience Researcher
4 22 (10.63%) Developer
5 17 (8.21%) Consultant
6 13 (6.28%) Architect
6 13 (6.28%) Analyst
6 13 (6.28%) User Experience Consultant
7 12 (5.80%) Test Analyst
7 12 (5.80%) Web Designer
8 11 (5.31%) Web Developer
9 9 (4.35%) Photoshop Designer
10 7 (3.38%) Tester
11 6 (2.90%) User Experience Architect
11 6 (2.90%) Visual Designer
12 5 (2.42%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (2.42%) Senior Designer
12 5 (2.42%) UI Designer
12 5 (2.42%) PHP Developer
13 4 (1.93%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (28.02%) HTML
2 55 (26.57%) CSS
3 15 (7.25%) HTML5
4 12 (5.80%) CSS3
4 12 (5.80%) XHTML
5 11 (5.31%) Flash
5 11 (5.31%) Ajax
6 10 (4.83%) jQuery
7 9 (4.35%) Web Services
8 8 (3.86%) REST
9 7 (3.38%) .NET
9 7 (3.38%) XML
10 6 (2.90%) SOAP
11 5 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (2.42%) JSON
11 5 (2.42%) Spring
11 5 (2.42%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.42%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.93%) Middleware
12 4 (1.93%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 145 (70.05%) User Experience
2 24 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (9.66%) Psychology
4 19 (9.18%) Mobile App
5 16 (7.73%) Human Factors
6 11 (5.31%) Graphic Design
7 9 (4.35%) W3C
8 5 (2.42%) PKI
9 4 (1.93%) Open Source
10 3 (1.45%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.45%) RIA
10 3 (1.45%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.97%) IVR
11 2 (0.97%) Blog
11 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.97%) VUI
12 1 (0.48%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.48%) FMCG
12 1 (0.48%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.28%) Android
1 13 (6.28%) Apple iOS
2 9 (4.35%) UNIX
3 8 (3.86%) Linux
4 7 (3.38%) Windows
5 2 (0.97%) Solaris
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (17.39%) Information Architecture
3 31 (14.98%) Market Research
4 29 (14.01%) Analytics
5 24 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (9.18%) Web Design
7 16 (7.73%) Project Management
7 16 (7.73%) Customer Insight
8 14 (6.76%) E-Commerce
9 12 (5.80%) Mentoring
9 12 (5.80%) Web Development
9 12 (5.80%) User Experience Design
9 12 (5.80%) Test Scripting
10 11 (5.31%) Rapid Prototyping
10 11 (5.31%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (5.31%) Qualitative Research
11 9 (4.35%) Product Management
11 9 (4.35%) Web Accessibility
12 8 (3.86%) B2C
12 8 (3.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.29%) JavaScript
2 20 (9.66%) SQL
3 13 (6.28%) Java
4 6 (2.90%) C++
4 6 (2.90%) PHP
5 5 (2.42%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.93%) C
7 2 (0.97%) C#
7 2 (0.97%) VB
7 2 (0.97%) VBA
7 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.97%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.97%) SOQL
7 2 (0.97%) SOSL
8 1 (0.48%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 37 (17.87%) Degree
2 10 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.90%) ISEB
4 5 (2.42%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.28%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.97%) nmon
Vendors
1 27 (13.04%) Adobe
2 8 (3.86%) Oracle
3 7 (3.38%) Mercator
4 5 (2.42%) Zend
4 5 (2.42%) HP
4 5 (2.42%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.93%) Google
6 3 (1.45%) Actimize
6 3 (1.45%) Apple
6 3 (1.45%) SAP
7 2 (0.97%) IBM
7 2 (0.97%) Avaya
7 2 (0.97%) Open Text
7 2 (0.97%) RedDot
8 1 (0.48%) Unica
8 1 (0.48%) BT
8 1 (0.48%) Sony
8 1 (0.48%) Novell
8 1 (0.48%) Sun
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
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