The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Human Factors in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Human Factors over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Human Factors
Rank 401 378 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 10 28 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+36.65% -
Human Factors
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8319 8717 9201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.58% 37.48% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5802 5954 6277
Average daily rate £465 £450 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 152 196
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £14.04 £14.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £48.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

Human Factors
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Human Factors across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Human Factors Jobs Demand Trend in London

Human Factors
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Human Factors across the London region.

Human Factors Daily Rate Trend in London

Human Factors
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Human Factors across the London region.

Human Factors Hourly Rate Trend in London

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Human Factors 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 Human Factors.

1 30 (85.71%) User Experience
2 27 (77.14%) Degree
3 22 (62.86%) Psychology
4 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (57.14%) Usability Testing
6 14 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (37.14%) Market Research
8 8 (22.86%) Customer Insight
8 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
8 8 (22.86%) HTML
8 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
8 8 (22.86%) CSS
9 6 (17.14%) Scrum
9 6 (17.14%) Information Architecture
9 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
10 5 (14.29%) HTML5
10 5 (14.29%) CSS3
11 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
11 3 (8.57%) C
11 3 (8.57%) Adobe
11 3 (8.57%) Project Management
11 3 (8.57%) Industrial Design
11 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
11 3 (8.57%) Marketing
11 3 (8.57%) RIA
11 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (8.57%) Product Management
11 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
11 3 (8.57%) UX Design
11 3 (8.57%) Balsamiq Mockups

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Human Factors 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 Human Factors. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
1 3 (8.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (8.57%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (8.57%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) User Experience Researcher
2 6 (17.14%) UX Designer
2 6 (17.14%) Designer
3 4 (11.43%) User Experience Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) UI Designer
4 3 (8.57%) UI Developer
4 3 (8.57%) UX Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Interface Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.86%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior UX Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Web Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) HTML
1 8 (22.86%) CSS
2 5 (14.29%) HTML5
2 5 (14.29%) CSS3
3 2 (5.71%) DHTML
3 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 1 (2.86%) JSON
4 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (85.71%) User Experience
2 22 (62.86%) Psychology
3 14 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.57%) RIA
5 2 (5.71%) Graphic Design
5 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.86%) Interactive TV
6 1 (2.86%) Ergonomics
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (57.14%) Usability Testing
3 13 (37.14%) Market Research
4 8 (22.86%) Customer Insight
4 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
5 6 (17.14%) Information Architecture
5 6 (17.14%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) UX Design
6 3 (8.57%) Product Management
6 3 (8.57%) Industrial Design
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Software Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Qualitative Research
6 3 (8.57%) Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) User Stories
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.57%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (77.14%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) BC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) CISSP
4 2 (5.71%) CISM
4 2 (5.71%) GIAC
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Adobe