The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Usability Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Usability Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 - 62
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.17% - 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +7.05% +7.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 -

Usability Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 454 519 527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 77.34% 75.55% 76.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 276 273
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £305 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +134.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £8.65 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Usability Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Usability Testing in Hertfordshire

Usability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Usability Testing in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Usability Testing in Hertfordshire

Usability Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Stevenage - 1 - -
Usability Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) Retail
1 5 (83.33%) Omniture
1 5 (83.33%) Data Analytics
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
1 5 (83.33%) User Experience
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
1 5 (83.33%) Prototyping
2 4 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (66.67%) Optimizely
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Product Management
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (16.67%) Lorenzo
4 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
4 1 (16.67%) HL7
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) NHS
4 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing

Usability Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Lorenzo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Designer
1 5 (83.33%) UX Designer
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile UX Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead UX Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Mobile Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior UX Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) User Experience
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
1 5 (83.33%) Data Analytics
1 5 (83.33%) Prototyping
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Product Management
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Omniture
2 4 (66.67%) Optimizely