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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Human Factors
Rank 400 412 401
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 31 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.097% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 23
Median daily rate £498 £438 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.71% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £330 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £596 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 - -
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
18291 18950 19002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.82% 83.60% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13196 13512 14020
Median daily rate £477 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 231 249
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +3 3 £438 +50.86%
Westminster - 1 £450 -
Human Factors
England

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 38 (74.51%) User Experience
2 34 (66.67%) Psychology
3 32 (62.75%) Service Design
4 30 (58.82%) Ethnography
4 30 (58.82%) Degree
5 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (52.94%) Usability Testing
7 23 (45.10%) Market Research
8 20 (39.22%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (31.37%) Guerrilla Research
9 16 (31.37%) Customer Insight
10 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
11 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
12 10 (19.61%) Wireframes
13 9 (17.65%) DV Cleared
14 8 (15.69%) Axure RP
14 8 (15.69%) HTML
14 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
14 8 (15.69%) CSS
15 7 (13.73%) Marketing
15 7 (13.73%) Information Architecture
15 7 (13.73%) Cybersecurity
16 6 (11.76%) Information Assurance
16 6 (11.76%) Ergonomics
16 6 (11.76%) Web Development
16 6 (11.76%) Military
16 6 (11.76%) Cyber Attack
17 5 (9.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 5 (9.80%) Actionable Recommendations
17 5 (9.80%) Industrial Design

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 5 (9.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (9.80%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.88%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Axure RP
2 5 (9.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 7 (13.73%) Marketing
2 6 (11.76%) Military
3 5 (9.80%) Retail
4 4 (7.84%) Legal
5 2 (3.92%) Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Finance
5 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) User Researcher
2 11 (21.57%) User Experience Researcher
3 8 (15.69%) Designer
3 8 (15.69%) UX Designer
4 6 (11.76%) Digital User Researcher
5 5 (9.80%) Architect
5 5 (9.80%) User Experience Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Senior User Experience Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Senior User Researcher
8 1 (1.96%) Applications Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Head of User Experience
8 1 (1.96%) Human Factors Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Research Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Security Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Digital User Researcher
8 1 (1.96%) User Experience Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) CSS
1 8 (15.69%) HTML
2 3 (5.88%) CSS3
2 3 (5.88%) HTML5
2 3 (5.88%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 38 (74.51%) User Experience
2 34 (66.67%) Psychology
3 20 (39.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.76%) Cyber Attack
4 6 (11.76%) Ergonomics
5 4 (7.84%) RIA
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Android
1 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Service Design
2 30 (58.82%) Ethnography
3 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (52.94%) Usability Testing
5 23 (45.10%) Market Research
6 16 (31.37%) Customer Insight
6 16 (31.37%) Guerrilla Research
7 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
8 10 (19.61%) Wireframes
9 7 (13.73%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (13.73%) Information Architecture
10 6 (11.76%) Information Assurance
10 6 (11.76%) Web Development
11 5 (9.80%) Industrial Design
11 5 (9.80%) Product Management
11 5 (9.80%) Project Management
11 5 (9.80%) User Stories
12 4 (7.84%) Analytics
12 4 (7.84%) Qualitative Research
12 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (58.82%) Degree
2 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
3 9 (17.65%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) Actionable Recommendations
2 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Adobe
2 3 (5.88%) Google
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft