The table below looks at the statistics for Usability Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank - 64 76
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.23% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £418 £285
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +46.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 -
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
500 432 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.75% 67.50% 68.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 227 349
Average daily rate £405 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 34
Average hourly rate £33.50 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Usability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Usability Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Usability Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing across the Hertfordshire region.

Usability Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (57.14%) SQL
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 6 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 6 (42.86%) B2B
2 6 (42.86%) B2C
2 6 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 6 (42.86%) Competitor Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) OmniGraffle
2 6 (42.86%) Axure RP
2 6 (42.86%) Information Architecture
2 6 (42.86%) User Experience
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (35.71%) PKI
3 5 (35.71%) Spring
3 5 (35.71%) JIRA
3 5 (35.71%) V-Model
3 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
3 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) JUnit
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (35.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (35.71%) ClearQuest
3 5 (35.71%) Hibernate

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
1 3 (21.43%) CMS
1 3 (21.43%) Joomla!
1 3 (21.43%) Drupal
1 3 (21.43%) WordPress
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Photoshop
1 6 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (42.86%) OmniGraffle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Axure RP
2 5 (35.71%) JUnit
2 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
2 5 (35.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (35.71%) ClearQuest
2 5 (35.71%) JIRA
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 6 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) User Experience Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
1 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
1 5 (35.71%) Spring
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) JSON
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 3 (21.43%) HTML5
2 3 (21.43%) CSS3
2 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Symfony
4 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) User Experience
2 5 (35.71%) PKI
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) B2B
1 6 (42.86%) B2C
1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 6 (42.86%) Competitor Analysis
1 6 (42.86%) Information Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) V-Model
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Zend