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 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 424 506 485
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -21
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 157 50 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 34 47
Average daily rate
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£425 £383 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +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
39047 35944 38456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.01% 74.50% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24929 22718 22716
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +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 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 1003 1444
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £30.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -3.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £48.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 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 30 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 +71 92 £450 +20.00% 6
East of England -7 16 £365 -2.66%
South East -8 14 £350 -21.12% 3
South West - 9 £375 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £275 - 5
East Midlands - - - -
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 144 (63.72%) User Experience
2 88 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (25.66%) HTML
4 54 (23.89%) CSS
5 49 (21.68%) Degree
6 48 (21.24%) Axure RP
7 41 (18.14%) Market Research
7 41 (18.14%) JavaScript
7 41 (18.14%) Photoshop
8 36 (15.93%) Information Architecture
9 35 (15.49%) Adobe Illustrator
10 30 (13.27%) Human Factors
10 30 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (11.50%) Analytics
11 26 (11.50%) Finance
11 26 (11.50%) Adobe
12 25 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (10.18%) Psychology
14 21 (9.29%) Qualitative Research
15 20 (8.85%) SQL
15 20 (8.85%) OmniGraffle
16 19 (8.41%) Web Design
16 19 (8.41%) Mobile App
17 17 (7.52%) Fireworks
18 15 (6.64%) HTML5
18 15 (6.64%) Customer Insight
19 14 (6.19%) E-Commerce
20 13 (5.75%) Java
20 13 (5.75%) Project Management
20 13 (5.75%) Android

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (2.21%) WebLogic
1 5 (2.21%) CMS
2 4 (1.77%) Drupal
2 4 (1.77%) WordPress
2 4 (1.77%) Apache
3 3 (1.33%) Joomla!
4 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 41 (18.14%) Photoshop
2 35 (15.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (8.85%) OmniGraffle
4 17 (7.52%) Fireworks
5 9 (3.98%) InDesign
5 9 (3.98%) Adobe After Effects
6 6 (2.65%) MS Visio
7 5 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (1.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (1.33%) MS Project
10 2 (0.88%) MS Office
10 2 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.88%) Heroku
1 2 (0.88%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.44%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.21%) Internet
2 4 (1.77%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (1.77%) PBX
2 4 (1.77%) VoIP
3 2 (0.88%) FTP
3 2 (0.88%) HTTP
3 2 (0.88%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.88%) SSL
3 2 (0.88%) Intranet
3 2 (0.88%) Extranet
4 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.98%) MySQL
2 5 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (2.21%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 48 (21.24%) Axure RP
2 11 (4.87%) JIRA
3 8 (3.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (3.54%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (2.65%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.21%) ClearQuest
5 5 (2.21%) JUnit
5 5 (2.21%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.21%) Selenium
6 4 (1.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.77%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.77%) PHPUnit
6 4 (1.77%) Hudson
7 2 (0.88%) JProfiler
7 2 (0.88%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (0.88%) Toad
7 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.88%) Introscope
7 2 (0.88%) Subversion
7 2 (0.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (11.50%) Finance
2 13 (5.75%) Retail
2 13 (5.75%) Marketing
3 11 (4.87%) Banking
4 9 (3.98%) Legal
5 8 (3.54%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.33%) Advertising
6 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.88%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (31.42%) Designer
2 44 (19.47%) UX Designer
3 26 (11.50%) User Experience Researcher
4 22 (9.73%) Developer
5 17 (7.52%) Consultant
6 13 (5.75%) Architect
6 13 (5.75%) User Experience Consultant
7 12 (5.31%) Analyst
7 12 (5.31%) Web Designer
8 11 (4.87%) Test Analyst
8 11 (4.87%) Web Developer
9 9 (3.98%) Photoshop Designer
10 7 (3.10%) Tester
11 6 (2.65%) Visual Designer
11 6 (2.65%) User Experience Architect
12 5 (2.21%) Senior Designer
12 5 (2.21%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (2.21%) PHP Developer
12 5 (2.21%) UI Designer
13 4 (1.77%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (25.66%) HTML
2 54 (23.89%) CSS
3 15 (6.64%) HTML5
4 12 (5.31%) CSS3
4 12 (5.31%) XHTML
5 11 (4.87%) Flash
5 11 (4.87%) Ajax
6 10 (4.42%) jQuery
7 9 (3.98%) Web Services
8 8 (3.54%) REST
9 7 (3.10%) XML
9 7 (3.10%) .NET
10 6 (2.65%) SOAP
11 5 (2.21%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.21%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.21%) Spring
11 5 (2.21%) JSON
11 5 (2.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (1.77%) AngularJS
12 4 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 144 (63.72%) User Experience
2 30 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (13.27%) Human Factors
3 23 (10.18%) Psychology
4 19 (8.41%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.87%) Graphic Design
6 9 (3.98%) W3C
7 6 (2.65%) Open Source
8 5 (2.21%) PKI
9 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.33%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.33%) RIA
10 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.88%) Blog
10 2 (0.88%) IVR
10 2 (0.88%) VUI
11 1 (0.44%) Ergonomics
11 1 (0.44%) BBC
11 1 (0.44%) IPTV
11 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.75%) Android
1 13 (5.75%) Apple iOS
2 9 (3.98%) UNIX
3 8 (3.54%) Linux
4 7 (3.10%) Windows
5 2 (0.88%) Solaris
6 1 (0.44%) AIX
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (18.14%) Market Research
3 36 (15.93%) Information Architecture
4 26 (11.50%) Analytics
5 25 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (9.29%) Qualitative Research
7 19 (8.41%) Web Design
8 15 (6.64%) Customer Insight
9 14 (6.19%) E-Commerce
10 13 (5.75%) Project Management
11 12 (5.31%) Test Scripting
11 12 (5.31%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.87%) Web Development
12 11 (4.87%) Rapid Prototyping
12 11 (4.87%) UX Design
13 10 (4.42%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (3.98%) Product Management
14 9 (3.98%) Web Accessibility
15 8 (3.54%) Requirements Analysis
15 8 (3.54%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 41 (18.14%) JavaScript
2 20 (8.85%) SQL
3 13 (5.75%) Java
4 6 (2.65%) C++
4 6 (2.65%) PHP
5 5 (2.21%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.77%) C
7 2 (0.88%) C#
7 2 (0.88%) VB
7 2 (0.88%) VBA
7 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.88%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.88%) SOQL
7 2 (0.88%) SOSL
8 1 (0.44%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (21.68%) Degree
2 12 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.21%) ISEB
4 4 (1.77%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.75%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.88%) nmon
Vendors
1 26 (11.50%) Adobe
2 8 (3.54%) Oracle
3 7 (3.10%) Mercator
4 5 (2.21%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.21%) HP
4 5 (2.21%) Zend
5 4 (1.77%) Google
5 4 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.33%) Actimize
6 3 (1.33%) Apple
6 3 (1.33%) SAP
7 2 (0.88%) IBM
7 2 (0.88%) Avaya
7 2 (0.88%) Open Text
7 2 (0.88%) RedDot
8 1 (0.44%) Sony
8 1 (0.44%) BT
8 1 (0.44%) Novell
8 1 (0.44%) Sun
8 1 (0.44%) Sybase
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