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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Psychology
Rank 383 381 377
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Psychology 31 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.090% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.24% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 4
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£425 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £558 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+21.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Psychology
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
7819 8733 8316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.00% 37.46% 38.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5355 6140 5755
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 148 167
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.38 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.95 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Psychology across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 April 2015.

Psychology Daily Rate Histogram in London

Psychology
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 Psychology within the London region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
City of London +17 12 £400 -12.56% 3
Psychology
England

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Psychology 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 Psychology.

1 52 (96.30%) Degree
2 47 (87.04%) User Experience
3 31 (57.41%) Human Factors
4 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (46.30%) Usability Testing
6 22 (40.74%) Market Research
7 12 (22.22%) Customer Insight
7 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (18.52%) MS Visio
9 9 (16.67%) Analytics
10 8 (14.81%) Axure RP
10 8 (14.81%) Retail
11 7 (12.96%) Scrum
11 7 (12.96%) Marketing
11 7 (12.96%) Project Management
11 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
12 6 (11.11%) Information Architecture
12 6 (11.11%) HTML
12 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
12 6 (11.11%) CSS
12 6 (11.11%) Adobe
12 6 (11.11%) Finance
12 6 (11.11%) Google
12 6 (11.11%) Industrial Design
12 6 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (9.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 5 (9.26%) Product Management
13 5 (9.26%) Google Analytics
13 5 (9.26%) RIA
14 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Psychology 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 Psychology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Visio
2 6 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (5.56%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Axure RP
2 5 (9.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 8 (14.81%) Retail
2 7 (12.96%) Marketing
3 6 (11.11%) Finance
4 3 (5.56%) Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Games
5 2 (3.70%) Law
5 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) User Experience Researcher
2 5 (9.26%) Designer
2 5 (9.26%) User Experience Architect
2 5 (9.26%) Architect
3 4 (7.41%) UX Designer
3 4 (7.41%) Consultant
3 4 (7.41%) Senior Architect
4 2 (3.70%) Senior UX Designer
4 2 (3.70%) Senior Designer
4 2 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (1.85%) Junior
5 1 (1.85%) Developer
5 1 (1.85%) Senior Developer
5 1 (1.85%) UI Designer
5 1 (1.85%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (1.85%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) HTML
1 6 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 47 (87.04%) User Experience
2 31 (57.41%) Human Factors
3 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.26%) RIA
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.70%) iPhone
5 2 (3.70%) iPad
5 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) Usability Testing
3 22 (40.74%) Market Research
4 12 (22.22%) Customer Insight
5 9 (16.67%) Analytics
6 7 (12.96%) Project Management
6 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
6 7 (12.96%) Scrum
7 6 (11.11%) Industrial Design
7 6 (11.11%) Information Architecture
8 5 (9.26%) Product Management
9 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.56%) Qualitative Research
10 3 (5.56%) Software Delivery
11 2 (3.70%) Product Marketing
11 2 (3.70%) Data Analysis
12 1 (1.85%) SEO
12 1 (1.85%) Knowledge Management
12 1 (1.85%) Quantitative Analysis
12 1 (1.85%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 52 (96.30%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Adobe
1 6 (11.11%) Google
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