The table below looks at the statistics for Human Factors skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Human Factors over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Human Factors
Rank 410 429 403
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -26
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 22 7 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.030% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.036% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 14
Median daily rate £450 £426 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.57% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £397 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £455 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
-9.44% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
Human Factors
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18903 19289 18977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.35% 81.64% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13664 13797 13298
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 232 231
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £72.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Human Factors
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Human Factors as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Human Factors within the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £450 -
Westminster - 1 £450 -
Human Factors
England

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Human Factors also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Human Factors.

1 85 (92.39%) User Experience
2 76 (82.61%) Psychology
2 76 (82.61%) Usability Testing
3 61 (66.30%) Degree
4 53 (57.61%) Axure RP
5 41 (44.57%) Market Research
6 36 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (35.87%) Mentoring
8 31 (33.70%) Product Management
8 31 (33.70%) Wireframes
9 30 (32.61%) Marketing
9 30 (32.61%) Project Management
9 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (32.61%) Industrial Design
9 30 (32.61%) Information Architecture
10 29 (31.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 29 (31.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 29 (31.52%) Adobe
10 29 (31.52%) MS Visio
10 29 (31.52%) RIA
11 28 (30.43%) Web Development
11 28 (30.43%) HTML
11 28 (30.43%) JavaScript
11 28 (30.43%) CSS
12 27 (29.35%) Software Engineering
13 26 (28.26%) Ethnography
14 23 (25.00%) Service Design
14 23 (25.00%) UserZoom
15 15 (16.30%) Qualitative Research
15 15 (16.30%) Workflow

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 29 (31.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 29 (31.52%) MS Visio
2 23 (25.00%) UserZoom
3 5 (5.43%) OmniGraffle
Development Applications
1 53 (57.61%) Axure RP
2 29 (31.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 30 (32.61%) Marketing
2 11 (11.96%) French Language
3 3 (3.26%) Finance
4 2 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (55.43%) User Researcher
2 30 (32.61%) Architect
2 30 (32.61%) User Experience Architect
3 28 (30.43%) Senior User Researcher
3 28 (30.43%) User Experience Researcher
4 17 (18.48%) Senior User Experience Researcher
5 14 (15.22%) Digital User Researcher
6 10 (10.87%) Senior Architect
6 10 (10.87%) Senior User Experience Architect
7 3 (3.26%) Senior Digital User Researcher
8 1 (1.09%) Designer
8 1 (1.09%) Digital Designer
8 1 (1.09%) Digital UX Designer
8 1 (1.09%) Interaction Architect
8 1 (1.09%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.43%) CSS
1 28 (30.43%) HTML
2 5 (5.43%) CSS3
2 5 (5.43%) HTML5
3 3 (3.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 85 (92.39%) User Experience
2 76 (82.61%) Psychology
3 36 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (31.52%) RIA
5 11 (11.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) Blog
6 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.43%) Android
1 5 (5.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (82.61%) Usability Testing
2 41 (44.57%) Market Research
3 33 (35.87%) Mentoring
4 31 (33.70%) Product Management
4 31 (33.70%) Wireframes
5 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (32.61%) Industrial Design
5 30 (32.61%) Information Architecture
5 30 (32.61%) Project Management
6 28 (30.43%) Web Development
7 27 (29.35%) Software Engineering
8 26 (28.26%) Ethnography
9 23 (25.00%) Service Design
10 15 (16.30%) Qualitative Research
10 15 (16.30%) Workflow
11 10 (10.87%) Guerrilla Research
12 8 (8.70%) Sociology
13 7 (7.61%) Customer Insight
14 5 (5.43%) Prototyping
15 4 (4.35%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 61 (66.30%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 29 (31.52%) Adobe