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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Human Factors
Rank 384 393 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 24 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.056% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
7816 8719 8538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.93% 37.38% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5334 6156 5921
Average daily rate £475 £450 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £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 127 148 172
Average hourly rate £17.87 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.55 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Human Factors across the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Human Factors Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Human Factors within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Feltham - 1 £450 -
Uxbridge - 1 £450 -
Human Factors
England

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 48 (80.00%) User Experience
2 35 (58.33%) Degree
3 31 (51.67%) Usability Testing
4 29 (48.33%) Psychology
4 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (36.67%) HTML
5 22 (36.67%) CSS
6 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
7 19 (31.67%) Market Research
7 19 (31.67%) Information Architecture
8 16 (26.67%) HTML5
9 14 (23.33%) CSS3
10 13 (21.67%) jQuery
10 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (20.00%) DHTML
12 11 (18.33%) Graphic Design
12 11 (18.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
13 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
14 8 (13.33%) JSON
14 8 (13.33%) Project Management
14 8 (13.33%) Scrum
14 8 (13.33%) Analytics
15 7 (11.67%) Customer Insight
15 7 (11.67%) Product Management
15 7 (11.67%) RIA
15 7 (11.67%) Marketing
16 6 (10.00%) Industrial Design
16 6 (10.00%) Axure RP
16 6 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.67%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Axure RP
1 6 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 7 (11.67%) Marketing
2 2 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Designer
2 17 (28.33%) UX Designer
3 14 (23.33%) UI Designer
4 12 (20.00%) User Experience Researcher
5 9 (15.00%) Web Designer
6 6 (10.00%) Consultant
6 6 (10.00%) Architect
6 6 (10.00%) User Experience Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Architect
8 3 (5.00%) UX Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Interface Designer
8 3 (5.00%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Security Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Security Project Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) Security Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) Senior UX Designer
9 2 (3.33%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) HTML
1 22 (36.67%) CSS
2 16 (26.67%) HTML5
3 14 (23.33%) CSS3
4 13 (21.67%) jQuery
5 12 (20.00%) DHTML
6 8 (13.33%) JSON
7 5 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.33%) LESS
9 1 (1.67%) XML
9 1 (1.67%) XSL
9 1 (1.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 48 (80.00%) User Experience
2 29 (48.33%) Psychology
3 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (18.33%) Graphic Design
5 7 (11.67%) RIA
6 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.67%) Interactive TV
8 1 (1.67%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) Usability Testing
2 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.67%) Market Research
3 19 (31.67%) Information Architecture
4 11 (18.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (13.33%) Project Management
6 8 (13.33%) Scrum
6 8 (13.33%) Analytics
7 7 (11.67%) Customer Insight
7 7 (11.67%) Product Management
8 6 (10.00%) Industrial Design
9 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.67%) Information Security
9 4 (6.67%) Change Management
9 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.67%) User Stories
9 4 (6.67%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (58.33%) Degree
2 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) CISM
4 3 (5.00%) CISSP
4 3 (5.00%) GIAC
5 2 (3.33%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) PMP
6 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Adobe
1 5 (8.33%) Google