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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Human Factors
Rank 405 414 407
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 23 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.020% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.052% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 9
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£488 £425 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £365 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £503 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £478
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -50.00%
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
8779 9552 9389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.63% 37.70% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6110 6725 6478
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 155 239
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -15.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.20 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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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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
City of London +32 12 £470 +7.42% 2
Feltham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Human Factors
England

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 38 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (66.04%) User Experience
3 30 (56.60%) Degree
3 30 (56.60%) Market Research
4 27 (50.94%) Usability Testing
5 19 (35.85%) Qualitative Research
6 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (28.30%) Psychology
7 14 (26.42%) Mentoring
8 7 (13.21%) Process Improvement
8 7 (13.21%) Customer Insight
8 7 (13.21%) QA
9 6 (11.32%) Mercator
10 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
11 4 (7.55%) Scrum
11 4 (7.55%) Finance
11 4 (7.55%) User Stories
12 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
12 3 (5.66%) Visualisation
12 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (5.66%) GIAC
12 3 (5.66%) Change Management
12 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
12 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
12 3 (5.66%) Information Security
12 3 (5.66%) CISM
12 3 (5.66%) CISSP
12 3 (5.66%) Information Architecture
12 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.66%) Banking

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.89%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
2 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) User Experience Researcher
2 7 (13.21%) Designer
3 6 (11.32%) UX Designer
4 4 (7.55%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Consultant
4 4 (7.55%) Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Security Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) QA Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Designer
6 2 (3.77%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Senior UX Designer
7 1 (1.89%) User Experience Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Management Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Requirements Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Test Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Risk Management Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) QA Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (66.04%) User Experience
2 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (28.30%) Psychology
3 3 (5.66%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Open Source
4 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (56.60%) Market Research
3 27 (50.94%) Usability Testing
4 19 (35.85%) Qualitative Research
5 14 (26.42%) Mentoring
6 7 (13.21%) Process Improvement
6 7 (13.21%) Customer Insight
7 4 (7.55%) User Stories
7 4 (7.55%) Scrum
8 3 (5.66%) Change Management
8 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.66%) Information Security
8 3 (5.66%) Information Architecture
9 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.77%) Line Management
9 2 (3.77%) Web Development
9 2 (3.77%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
1 1 (1.89%) Java
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
1 1 (1.89%) Ruby
1 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (56.60%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) CISSP
3 3 (5.66%) CISM
3 3 (5.66%) GIAC
4 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Mercator
2 1 (1.89%) Apple
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