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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Human Factors
Rank 401 402 434
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +32
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 13 26 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.11% 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.29% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 2
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£430 £510 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.68% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £345 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £550 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £370
% change year-on-year
- +21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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
8426 9055 9873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.25% 37.38% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5822 6022 6727
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 186 201
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.85 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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
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 27 August 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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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
Croydon - 1 - -
Human Factors
England

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 28 (96.55%) User Experience
2 25 (86.21%) Usability Testing
3 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (75.86%) Degree
4 22 (75.86%) Psychology
5 19 (65.52%) Market Research
6 15 (51.72%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
8 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
8 8 (27.59%) User Stories
8 8 (27.59%) Customer Insight
9 7 (24.14%) Scrum
10 5 (17.24%) HTML
10 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
10 5 (17.24%) CSS
11 4 (13.79%) Information Architecture
11 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
12 3 (10.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (10.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (10.34%) Axure RP
12 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
12 3 (10.34%) Adobe
12 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
12 3 (10.34%) Industrial Design
13 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
13 2 (6.90%) Marketing
13 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
13 2 (6.90%) RIA
13 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (6.90%) UX Design

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (10.34%) MS Visio
1 3 (10.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (10.34%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) User Experience Researcher
2 4 (13.79%) Architect
2 4 (13.79%) User Experience Architect
3 2 (6.90%) UX Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Interface Designer
3 2 (6.90%) UI Designer
3 2 (6.90%) UI Developer
3 2 (6.90%) UX Designer
3 2 (6.90%) Designer
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) HTML
1 5 (17.24%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) HTML5
2 2 (6.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 28 (96.55%) User Experience
2 22 (75.86%) Psychology
3 15 (51.72%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) RIA
5 1 (3.45%) Ergonomics
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Usability Testing
2 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (65.52%) Market Research
4 8 (27.59%) Customer Insight
4 8 (27.59%) User Stories
5 7 (24.14%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.79%) Information Architecture
7 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) Industrial Design
8 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Content Management
8 2 (6.90%) Project Management
8 2 (6.90%) Product Management
8 2 (6.90%) UX Design
9 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
9 1 (3.45%) Analytics
9 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) C
3 1 (3.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Degree
2 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Adobe