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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Human Factors
Rank 403 417 398
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 30 10 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.044% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.054% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 13
Median daily rate £475 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £408 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £469 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 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
18283 18659 18629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.33% 81.19% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13371 13253 13181
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 240 230
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £57.60 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 95 (91.35%) User Experience
2 86 (82.69%) Psychology
2 86 (82.69%) Usability Testing
3 68 (65.38%) Degree
4 59 (56.73%) Axure RP
5 43 (41.35%) Market Research
6 40 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (35.58%) Mentoring
8 36 (34.62%) Product Management
9 34 (32.69%) Information Architecture
9 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (32.69%) Wireframes
10 33 (31.73%) Project Management
10 33 (31.73%) Marketing
10 33 (31.73%) Industrial Design
11 32 (30.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 32 (30.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 32 (30.77%) Adobe
11 32 (30.77%) RIA
11 32 (30.77%) MS Visio
12 31 (29.81%) HTML
12 31 (29.81%) JavaScript
12 31 (29.81%) CSS
12 31 (29.81%) Web Development
13 30 (28.85%) Software Engineering
14 23 (22.12%) Ethnography
15 22 (21.15%) Service Design
16 18 (17.31%) Qualitative Research
16 18 (17.31%) Workflow
17 13 (12.50%) Mobile App

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 32 (30.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 32 (30.77%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.81%) OmniGraffle
Development Applications
1 59 (56.73%) Axure RP
2 32 (30.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 33 (31.73%) Marketing
2 11 (10.58%) French Language
3 4 (3.85%) Finance
4 3 (2.88%) Legal
4 3 (2.88%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 56 (53.85%) User Researcher
2 33 (31.73%) Architect
2 33 (31.73%) User Experience Architect
3 32 (30.77%) Senior User Researcher
3 32 (30.77%) User Experience Researcher
4 20 (19.23%) Senior User Experience Researcher
5 17 (16.35%) Digital User Researcher
6 10 (9.62%) Senior Architect
6 10 (9.62%) Senior User Experience Architect
7 4 (3.85%) Senior Digital User Researcher
8 2 (1.92%) Designer
8 2 (1.92%) UX Designer
9 1 (0.96%) Digital Designer
9 1 (0.96%) Digital UX Designer
9 1 (0.96%) Interaction Architect
9 1 (0.96%) Tester
9 1 (0.96%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.81%) CSS
1 31 (29.81%) HTML
2 5 (4.81%) CSS3
2 5 (4.81%) HTML5
3 4 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 95 (91.35%) User Experience
2 86 (82.69%) Psychology
3 40 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (30.77%) RIA
5 13 (12.50%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.88%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.96%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.65%) Android
1 9 (8.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (82.69%) Usability Testing
2 43 (41.35%) Market Research
3 37 (35.58%) Mentoring
4 36 (34.62%) Product Management
5 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (32.69%) Information Architecture
5 34 (32.69%) Wireframes
6 33 (31.73%) Industrial Design
6 33 (31.73%) Project Management
7 31 (29.81%) Web Development
8 30 (28.85%) Software Engineering
9 23 (22.12%) Ethnography
10 22 (21.15%) Service Design
11 18 (17.31%) Qualitative Research
11 18 (17.31%) Workflow
12 9 (8.65%) Sociology
13 6 (5.77%) Prototyping
14 5 (4.81%) Analytics
14 5 (4.81%) Software Delivery
14 5 (4.81%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 68 (65.38%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 32 (30.77%) Adobe