The table below looks at the statistics for Usability Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 324 344 346
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 67 49 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 42 17
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£413 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £234 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £306
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +30.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 -
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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
16364 17145 14739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.90% 78.30% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11736 11865 10228
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 243 306
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £78.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Usability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Usability Testing Daily Rate Trend in London

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Usability Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Usability Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Usability Testing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Usability Testing
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 Usability Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 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 +15 16 £400 -5.88% 6
Wimbledon - - - -
New Malden - - - -
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Usability Testing 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 Usability Testing.

1 106 (67.95%) User Experience
2 71 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (26.28%) HTML
4 40 (25.64%) Degree
5 39 (25.00%) Axure RP
6 35 (22.44%) JavaScript
6 35 (22.44%) CSS
7 34 (21.79%) Human Factors
8 30 (19.23%) Finance
9 25 (16.03%) Market Research
10 21 (13.46%) Information Architecture
11 19 (12.18%) Psychology
12 18 (11.54%) Qualitative Research
12 18 (11.54%) Analytics
13 17 (10.90%) Product Management
14 15 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (8.97%) MS Visio
16 13 (8.33%) Adobe
16 13 (8.33%) Marketing
16 13 (8.33%) Mobile App
17 12 (7.69%) Android
18 11 (7.05%) QA
18 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (7.05%) HTML5
19 10 (6.41%) OmniGraffle
19 10 (6.41%) Rapid Prototyping
19 10 (6.41%) Mentoring
19 10 (6.41%) Photoshop
20 9 (5.77%) Retail
20 9 (5.77%) Workflow

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Usability Testing 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 Usability Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.56%) CMS
2 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (8.97%) MS Visio
2 10 (6.41%) OmniGraffle
2 10 (6.41%) Photoshop
3 6 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.28%) Heroku
1 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.28%) Intranet
2 1 (0.64%) GPRS
2 1 (0.64%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 39 (25.00%) Axure RP
2 9 (5.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (2.56%) JIRA
4 2 (1.28%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.28%) Selenium
4 2 (1.28%) Subversion
5 1 (0.64%) Xcode
General
1 30 (19.23%) Finance
2 13 (8.33%) Marketing
3 9 (5.77%) Retail
4 8 (5.13%) Banking
5 3 (1.92%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (37.18%) Designer
2 51 (32.69%) UX Designer
3 24 (15.38%) Senior Designer
4 23 (14.74%) Senior UX Designer
5 16 (10.26%) Architect
5 16 (10.26%) User Experience Researcher
6 11 (7.05%) User Experience Architect
7 9 (5.77%) Developer
7 9 (5.77%) Lead Designer
8 8 (5.13%) Consultant
9 6 (3.85%) Senior Architect
9 6 (3.85%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.85%) Analyst
10 5 (3.21%) User Experience Consultant
11 4 (2.56%) Salesforce.com Architect
11 4 (2.56%) UI Designer
11 4 (2.56%) Interface Designer
11 4 (2.56%) Web Designer
12 3 (1.92%) Technical Architect
12 3 (1.92%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.28%) HTML
2 35 (22.44%) CSS
3 11 (7.05%) HTML5
4 6 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (3.21%) Web Services
5 5 (3.21%) XML
6 4 (2.56%) jQuery
6 4 (2.56%) Flash
7 3 (1.92%) .NET
7 3 (1.92%) Ajax
7 3 (1.92%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.28%) REST
8 2 (1.28%) LESS
8 2 (1.28%) Backbone.js
8 2 (1.28%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.28%) Visualforce
8 2 (1.28%) JSON
8 2 (1.28%) J2ME
8 2 (1.28%) SOAP
8 2 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 106 (67.95%) User Experience
2 34 (21.79%) Human Factors
3 19 (12.18%) Psychology
4 13 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.77%) RIA
7 5 (3.21%) iPhone
8 3 (1.92%) Handset
8 3 (1.92%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.92%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.28%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.28%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.28%) STB
10 1 (0.64%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.69%) Android
2 7 (4.49%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.92%) webOS
4 1 (0.64%) UNIX
4 1 (0.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (16.03%) Market Research
3 21 (13.46%) Information Architecture
4 18 (11.54%) Qualitative Research
4 18 (11.54%) Analytics
5 17 (10.90%) Product Management
6 15 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (6.41%) Rapid Prototyping
7 10 (6.41%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.77%) Workflow
8 9 (5.77%) UX Design
9 8 (5.13%) Project Management
10 7 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (3.85%) Test Scripting
11 6 (3.85%) Industrial Design
11 6 (3.85%) Scrum
12 5 (3.21%) Migration
12 5 (3.21%) Regression Testing
12 5 (3.21%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (22.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.56%) SQL
3 3 (1.92%) Java
4 2 (1.28%) SOQL
4 2 (1.28%) SOSL
4 2 (1.28%) Apex Code
4 2 (1.28%) VBA
5 1 (0.64%) C#
5 1 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (25.64%) Degree
2 6 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (8.33%) Adobe
2 7 (4.49%) Google
3 4 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.92%) HP
4 3 (1.92%) Actimize
4 3 (1.92%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.28%) Oracle
6 1 (0.64%) Apple
6 1 (0.64%) iRise
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