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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 413 441 485
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +44
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 193 185 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.45% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 107 106
Median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £533 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £27.65 £24.23 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Usability Testing
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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
37964 41054 39822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.80% 81.51% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25471 27018 26370
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1215 1133
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 73 £439 -2.50% 17
Yorkshire +50 40 £425 +3.03% 3
West Midlands -13 26 £450 +15.38% 3
South East +8 25 £400 +14.28% 7
South West +3 7 £421 -0.88% 1
North West -2 6 £425 +21.42% 2
North East -37 6 £313 -22.83% 4
East Midlands - 5 £450 - 1
East of England - 5 £525 -
Usability Testing
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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.

1 305 (74.21%) User Experience
2 270 (65.69%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (38.44%) Degree
4 155 (37.71%) Service Design
5 150 (36.50%) Psychology
6 130 (31.63%) Ethnography
6 130 (31.63%) Analytical Skills
7 120 (29.20%) Customer Insight
8 110 (26.76%) Scrum
9 101 (24.57%) Guerrilla Research
10 98 (23.84%) Market Research
11 95 (23.11%) Human Factors
12 93 (22.63%) Analytics
13 81 (19.71%) Prototyping
14 70 (17.03%) Wireframes
15 62 (15.09%) User Stories
16 61 (14.84%) HTML
17 52 (12.65%) CSS
18 50 (12.17%) Web Services
19 49 (11.92%) QA
20 48 (11.68%) Mobile App
21 47 (11.44%) Java
22 44 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
23 43 (10.46%) Performance Testing
23 43 (10.46%) Selenium
24 41 (9.98%) Unit Testing
24 41 (9.98%) Information Architecture
24 41 (9.98%) Automated Testing
24 41 (9.98%) Software Engineering
25 37 (9.00%) Axure RP

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 (3.89%) Confluence
2 4 (0.97%) CMS
3 3 (0.73%) Drupal
4 1 (0.24%) Marvel
Applications
1 22 (5.35%) Photoshop
2 17 (4.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (3.41%) MS Visio
3 14 (3.41%) OmniGraffle
4 13 (3.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (1.95%) Camtasia
5 8 (1.95%) UserZoom
6 5 (1.22%) Fireworks
6 5 (1.22%) InVision
6 5 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.49%) Pixate
8 1 (0.24%) InDesign
8 1 (0.24%) MS Excel
8 1 (0.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.70%) Google Play
2 5 (1.22%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.97%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.41%) HTTP
2 4 (0.97%) Internet
3 3 (0.73%) GoToMeeting
3 3 (0.73%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.73%) Intranet
4 1 (0.24%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.33%) SQLite
2 4 (0.97%) RDBMS
2 4 (0.97%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (0.49%) DB2
4 1 (0.24%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 43 (10.46%) Selenium
2 37 (9.00%) Axure RP
3 34 (8.27%) SoapUI
4 24 (5.84%) JIRA
5 14 (3.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 9 (2.19%) Robolectric
6 9 (2.19%) Robotium
7 7 (1.70%) Mechanoid
7 7 (1.70%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.46%) Appium
9 4 (0.97%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (0.97%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.73%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.73%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.49%) Android Studio
11 2 (0.49%) Gradle
11 2 (0.49%) JUnit
11 2 (0.49%) Subversion
11 2 (0.49%) Zephyr
12 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (4.87%) Marketing
2 15 (3.65%) Banking
2 15 (3.65%) Retail
3 14 (3.41%) Finance
4 8 (1.95%) Legal
5 7 (1.70%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.49%) Front Office
6 2 (0.49%) Publishing
6 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.24%) Electronics
7 1 (0.24%) Games
7 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 197 (47.93%) User Researcher
2 82 (19.95%) User Experience Researcher
3 59 (14.36%) Designer
4 48 (11.68%) UX Designer
5 42 (10.22%) Digital User Researcher
6 41 (9.98%) Developer
7 30 (7.30%) Senior User Researcher
8 25 (6.08%) Android Developer
9 24 (5.84%) Senior Android Developer
9 24 (5.84%) Senior Developer
10 20 (4.87%) Tester
11 13 (3.16%) Automation Tester
11 13 (3.16%) UI Developer
12 12 (2.92%) UX Developer
13 11 (2.68%) Digital Product Manager
13 11 (2.68%) Product Manager
13 11 (2.68%) UI/UX Developer
14 10 (2.43%) Test Engineer
15 9 (2.19%) QA Engineer
15 9 (2.19%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (14.84%) HTML
2 52 (12.65%) CSS
3 50 (12.17%) Web Services
4 34 (8.27%) Gherkin
5 33 (8.03%) HTML5
6 24 (5.84%) CSS3
6 24 (5.84%) RESTful
7 19 (4.62%) Ajax
7 19 (4.62%) jQuery
8 10 (2.43%) AngularJS
9 7 (1.70%) ActionBarSherlock
10 6 (1.46%) Flash
11 5 (1.22%) .NET
12 4 (0.97%) SOAP
12 4 (0.97%) WebSockets
12 4 (0.97%) XML
12 4 (0.97%) XML Messaging
13 3 (0.73%) Apache Flex
13 3 (0.73%) Material Design
13 3 (0.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 305 (74.21%) User Experience
2 150 (36.50%) Psychology
3 130 (31.63%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (11.68%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.89%) W3C
6 7 (1.70%) Tandem
6 7 (1.70%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.46%) Fintech
7 6 (1.46%) Social Media
8 5 (1.22%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.22%) Graphic Design
8 5 (1.22%) RIA
8 5 (1.22%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.97%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.97%) Ergonomics
10 3 (0.73%) Interactive TV
10 3 (0.73%) IVR
10 3 (0.73%) NHS
11 2 (0.49%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.03%) Android
2 7 (1.70%) Apple iOS
3 4 (0.97%) Linux
3 4 (0.97%) Unix
4 2 (0.49%) Windows
5 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (65.69%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (37.71%) Service Design
3 130 (31.63%) Ethnography
4 120 (29.20%) Customer Insight
5 110 (26.76%) Scrum
6 101 (24.57%) Guerrilla Research
7 98 (23.84%) Market Research
8 95 (23.11%) Human Factors
9 93 (22.63%) Analytics
10 81 (19.71%) Prototyping
11 70 (17.03%) Wireframes
12 62 (15.09%) User Stories
13 44 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (10.46%) Performance Testing
15 41 (9.98%) Automated Testing
15 41 (9.98%) Information Architecture
15 41 (9.98%) Software Engineering
15 41 (9.98%) Unit Testing
16 37 (9.00%) Security Testing
17 35 (8.52%) Multivariate Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (11.44%) Java
2 34 (8.27%) JavaScript
3 24 (5.84%) Groovy
3 24 (5.84%) Scala
4 11 (2.68%) SQL
5 7 (1.70%) C
6 5 (1.22%) Perl
7 4 (0.97%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.97%) VBScript
8 1 (0.24%) PHP
8 1 (0.24%) Python
Qualifications
1 158 (38.44%) Degree
2 17 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.49%) ISEB
5 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (11.92%) QA
2 8 (1.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.73%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) Section 508
4 1 (0.24%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (4.38%) Adobe
2 16 (3.89%) Atlassian
3 11 (2.68%) Google
4 8 (1.95%) Omniture
5 7 (1.70%) Optimizely
6 4 (0.97%) ClickTale
6 4 (0.97%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.73%) Oracle
8 2 (0.49%) Cisco
8 2 (0.49%) SAP
9 1 (0.24%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.24%) Aprimo
9 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.24%) Zuora
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