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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 89 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 13 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.83% 0.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate £525 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 - £16.50
Usability Testing
West Yorkshire

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
1330 1151 966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.31% 85.90% 82.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 788 656
Average daily rate £425 £365 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 14
Average hourly rate £12.10 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.60 £15.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.07 £35.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 2016.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) User Experience
2 9 (50.00%) Service Design
3 8 (44.44%) Psychology
3 8 (44.44%) Human Factors
4 7 (38.89%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (33.33%) Ethnography
5 6 (33.33%) Market Research
6 3 (16.67%) Qualitative Research
7 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (11.11%) Customer Insight
7 2 (11.11%) User Stories
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Web Design
8 1 (5.56%) Selenium
8 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
8 1 (5.56%) Test Management
8 1 (5.56%) SQL
8 1 (5.56%) .NET
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
8 1 (5.56%) SOAP
8 1 (5.56%) Web Services
8 1 (5.56%) XML
8 1 (5.56%) XSD
8 1 (5.56%) WSDL
8 1 (5.56%) Microsoft

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) User Researcher
2 6 (33.33%) Digital User Researcher
3 5 (27.78%) Senior User Researcher
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Digital User Researcher
5 3 (16.67%) User Experience Researcher
6 2 (11.11%) Designer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Designer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior UX Designer
6 2 (11.11%) UX Designer
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) WSDL
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) User Experience
2 8 (44.44%) Psychology
3 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Service Design
3 8 (44.44%) Human Factors
4 6 (33.33%) Ethnography
4 6 (33.33%) Market Research
5 3 (16.67%) Qualitative Research
6 2 (11.11%) Customer Insight
6 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 2 (11.11%) Web Design
7 1 (5.56%) ATDD
7 1 (5.56%) BDD
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Test Management
7 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.56%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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