The table below looks at the statistics for Usability Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Usability Testing
Rank 61 91 80
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -11
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 21 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.91% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Median daily rate £500 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £443 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
926 1216 916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.18% 85.27% 85.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 831 672
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £12.01 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £45.45 £31.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Usability Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Usability Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (61.36%) User Experience
2 27 (61.36%) Ethnography
3 26 (59.09%) Guerrilla Research
3 26 (59.09%) Customer Insight
4 25 (56.82%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (56.82%) Service Design
5 24 (54.55%) Human Factors
6 23 (52.27%) Market Research
7 22 (50.00%) Degree
8 21 (47.73%) Psychology
9 19 (43.18%) Cognitive Psychology
10 10 (22.73%) SoapUI
10 10 (22.73%) User Stories
10 10 (22.73%) QA
10 10 (22.73%) Selenium
10 10 (22.73%) Scrum
10 10 (22.73%) Java
11 8 (18.18%) Automated Testing
11 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
11 8 (18.18%) Performance Testing
11 8 (18.18%) Security Testing
11 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
11 8 (18.18%) Gherkin
11 8 (18.18%) Defect Management
12 5 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (11.36%) API Testing
12 5 (11.36%) QA Automation
12 5 (11.36%) Exploratory Testing
12 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.27%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Selenium
1 10 (22.73%) SoapUI
2 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.55%) Appium
3 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.55%) JIRA
3 2 (4.55%) Subversion
3 2 (4.55%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) User Researcher
2 23 (52.27%) User Experience Researcher
3 5 (11.36%) Automation Tester
3 5 (11.36%) Test Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Tester
4 4 (9.09%) Java Automation Tester
4 4 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 4 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (6.82%) QA Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) QA Test Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Designer
6 2 (4.55%) Digital User Researcher
6 2 (4.55%) UX Designer
7 1 (2.27%) Digital Designer
7 1 (2.27%) Digital Transformation
7 1 (2.27%) Digital UX Designer
7 1 (2.27%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) UX Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) Gherkin
2 5 (11.36%) RESTful
2 5 (11.36%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) REST
3 2 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) CSS
4 1 (2.27%) Flash
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (61.36%) User Experience
2 25 (56.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.55%) Ergonomics
4 2 (4.55%) IVR
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (61.36%) Ethnography
3 26 (59.09%) Customer Insight
3 26 (59.09%) Guerrilla Research
4 25 (56.82%) Service Design
5 24 (54.55%) Human Factors
6 23 (52.27%) Market Research
7 21 (47.73%) Psychology
8 19 (43.18%) Cognitive Psychology
9 10 (22.73%) Scrum
9 10 (22.73%) User Stories
10 8 (18.18%) Automated Testing
10 8 (18.18%) Defect Management
10 8 (18.18%) Performance Testing
10 8 (18.18%) Security Testing
10 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
10 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
11 5 (11.36%) API Testing
11 5 (11.36%) Exploratory Testing
11 5 (11.36%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) Java
2 5 (11.36%) Groovy
2 5 (11.36%) Scala
3 2 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) ISEB
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Adobe
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle
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