The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Psychology in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Psychology
England / London
Rank 359 375 382
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs citing Psychology 44 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.48% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 18
Median daily rate £439 £426 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £505
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £27.65 £24.23 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 - -

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
7023 7567 7538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.16% 36.18% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4837 5216 5305
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 138 150
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +25.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Psychology as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Psychology Jobs Demand Trend in London

Psychology
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Psychology across the London region.

Psychology Daily Rate Trend in London

Psychology
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Psychology across the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Psychology Daily Rate Histogram in London

Psychology
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Psychology across the London region.

Psychology Hourly Rate Trend in London

Psychology
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Psychology across the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Psychology Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Psychology
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 Psychology within the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 -14 1 £450 +2.56% 1
Croydon - 1 £500 -
Psychology
England

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Psychology 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 Psychology.

1 70 (71.43%) User Experience
2 69 (70.41%) Degree
3 62 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (39.80%) Market Research
5 36 (36.73%) Ethnography
5 36 (36.73%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (32.65%) Human Factors
7 31 (31.63%) Service Design
8 30 (30.61%) Usability Testing
9 24 (24.49%) Qualitative Research
10 23 (23.47%) Mentoring
11 19 (19.39%) Analytics
12 18 (18.37%) Computer Science
13 15 (15.31%) Customer Insight
14 13 (13.27%) Guerrilla Research
14 13 (13.27%) Retail
15 12 (12.24%) Benchmarking
15 12 (12.24%) Actionable Recommendations
16 10 (10.20%) Coaching
17 9 (9.18%) Scrum
17 9 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
18 8 (8.16%) Kanban
18 8 (8.16%) Security Cleared
18 8 (8.16%) JIRA
18 8 (8.16%) DevOps
18 8 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
18 8 (8.16%) CA Agile Central
18 8 (8.16%) Jenkins
18 8 (8.16%) Waterfall
18 8 (8.16%) Puppet

Psychology
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) UserZoom
2 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Magento
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Jenkins
1 8 (8.16%) JIRA
2 5 (5.10%) VersionOne
2 5 (5.10%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (4.08%) Axure RP
4 2 (2.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 13 (13.27%) Retail
2 5 (5.10%) Marketing
3 3 (3.06%) Finance
3 3 (3.06%) Legal
3 3 (3.06%) Military
4 1 (1.02%) Electronics
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (52.04%) User Researcher
2 26 (26.53%) User Experience Researcher
3 15 (15.31%) Digital User Researcher
4 8 (8.16%) Agile Coach
5 5 (5.10%) Senior User Researcher
6 4 (4.08%) Senior User Experience Researcher
7 3 (3.06%) Architect
7 3 (3.06%) Data Modeller
7 3 (3.06%) Designer
8 2 (2.04%) Quantitative Researcher
8 2 (2.04%) User Experience Architect
8 2 (2.04%) UX Designer
9 1 (1.02%) Agile Scrum Master
9 1 (1.02%) Customer Insight Manager
9 1 (1.02%) E-Commerce Designer
9 1 (1.02%) Head of Design
9 1 (1.02%) Head of User Experience
9 1 (1.02%) Insight Manager
9 1 (1.02%) Research Manager
9 1 (1.02%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) CSS
1 1 (1.02%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (71.43%) User Experience
2 36 (36.73%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (18.37%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.14%) Economics
4 7 (7.14%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.06%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (3.06%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.02%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) NHS
6 1 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.02%) RIA
6 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.02%) Social Network
6 1 (1.02%) Tandem
6 1 (1.02%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) Android
1 4 (4.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (39.80%) Market Research
3 36 (36.73%) Ethnography
4 32 (32.65%) Human Factors
5 31 (31.63%) Service Design
6 30 (30.61%) Usability Testing
7 24 (24.49%) Qualitative Research
8 23 (23.47%) Mentoring
9 19 (19.39%) Analytics
10 15 (15.31%) Customer Insight
11 13 (13.27%) Guerrilla Research
12 12 (12.24%) Benchmarking
13 10 (10.20%) Coaching
14 9 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (9.18%) Scrum
15 8 (8.16%) DevOps
15 8 (8.16%) Kanban
15 8 (8.16%) Waterfall
16 7 (7.14%) Customer Segmentation
16 7 (7.14%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 69 (70.41%) Degree
2 8 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.10%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.06%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.24%) Actionable Recommendations
2 7 (7.14%) QA
3 4 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (8.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (8.16%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (1.02%) Adobe
2 1 (1.02%) Demandware
2 1 (1.02%) Google
2 1 (1.02%) hybris
2 1 (1.02%) SAP