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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 343 407 360
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -47
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 71 24 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.096% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 16 31
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £403 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +46.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00
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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
18761 19158 19398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.11% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13057 13421 13065
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +33 20 £400 -23.80% 2
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 33 (29.73%) Axure RP
2 30 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (22.52%) Degree
4 20 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (16.22%) HTML
5 18 (16.22%) Finance
5 18 (16.22%) Mobile App
5 18 (16.22%) Market Research
6 17 (15.32%) Analytics
6 17 (15.32%) Adobe
7 16 (14.41%) CSS
7 16 (14.41%) Psychology
8 15 (13.51%) Photoshop
8 15 (13.51%) JavaScript
8 15 (13.51%) Information Architecture
8 15 (13.51%) OmniGraffle
9 14 (12.61%) Customer Insight
9 14 (12.61%) Human Factors
10 12 (10.81%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (9.01%) Banking
11 10 (9.01%) Fireworks
11 10 (9.01%) Apple iOS
11 10 (9.01%) Android
12 9 (8.11%) User Experience Design
12 9 (8.11%) Qualitative Research
12 9 (8.11%) InDesign
12 9 (8.11%) Adobe After Effects
13 8 (7.21%) Test Scripting
13 8 (7.21%) Flash
14 7 (6.31%) Mercator

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (1.80%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (13.51%) Photoshop
1 15 (13.51%) OmniGraffle
2 12 (10.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (9.01%) Fireworks
4 9 (8.11%) InDesign
4 9 (8.11%) Adobe After Effects
5 5 (4.50%) MS Visio
6 4 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (2.70%) MS Project
8 1 (0.90%) MS Office
8 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.80%) Google Apps
1 2 (1.80%) Heroku
2 1 (0.90%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) Internet
2 2 (1.80%) Extranet
2 2 (1.80%) SSL
3 1 (0.90%) HTTP
3 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (29.73%) Axure RP
2 5 (4.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.80%) Subversion
5 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.90%) JIRA
6 1 (0.90%) Selenium
General
1 18 (16.22%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Banking
3 5 (4.50%) Retail
4 3 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Games
5 2 (1.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (41.44%) Designer
2 31 (27.93%) User Experience Designer
3 22 (19.82%) User Experience Researcher
4 9 (8.11%) Consultant
5 6 (5.41%) Photoshop Designer
5 6 (5.41%) User Experience Consultant
5 6 (5.41%) Visual Designer
6 5 (4.50%) Senior Designer
6 5 (4.50%) Architect
6 5 (4.50%) UI Designer
7 4 (3.60%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.60%) Analyst
7 4 (3.60%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 3 (2.70%) Research Consultant
8 3 (2.70%) Senior User Experience Designer
8 3 (2.70%) Developer
8 3 (2.70%) Technical Architect
8 3 (2.70%) Web Developer
9 2 (1.80%) Web Applications Developer
9 2 (1.80%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.22%) HTML
2 16 (14.41%) CSS
3 8 (7.21%) Flash
4 6 (5.41%) XML
5 5 (4.50%) SOAP
6 4 (3.60%) XHTML
6 4 (3.60%) Web Services
6 4 (3.60%) REST
7 3 (2.70%) HTML5
7 3 (2.70%) .NET
8 2 (1.80%) Ajax
8 2 (1.80%) JSON
8 2 (1.80%) jQuery
8 2 (1.80%) Middleware
8 2 (1.80%) XSLT
8 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.80%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (1.80%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Mobile App
2 16 (14.41%) Psychology
3 14 (12.61%) Human Factors
4 3 (2.70%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.90%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.90%) W3C
6 1 (0.90%) Online Games
6 1 (0.90%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.90%) Blog
6 1 (0.90%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.90%) IPTV
6 1 (0.90%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.01%) Apple iOS
1 10 (9.01%) Android
2 4 (3.60%) Windows
3 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.90%) UNIX
3 1 (0.90%) Linux
3 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (16.22%) Market Research
4 17 (15.32%) Analytics
5 15 (13.51%) Information Architecture
6 14 (12.61%) Customer Insight
7 9 (8.11%) User Experience Design
7 9 (8.11%) Qualitative Research
8 8 (7.21%) Test Scripting
9 7 (6.31%) Industrial Design
10 6 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (5.41%) Project Management
10 6 (5.41%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.50%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (4.50%) Workflow
11 5 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (3.60%) Migration
12 4 (3.60%) Data Migration
12 4 (3.60%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (3.60%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.51%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.41%) SQL
3 4 (3.60%) Java
4 2 (1.80%) VBA
4 2 (1.80%) C#
4 2 (1.80%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 25 (22.52%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (15.32%) Adobe
2 7 (6.31%) Mercator
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.70%) HP
4 3 (2.70%) Apple
4 3 (2.70%) Google
4 3 (2.70%) Actimize
5 2 (1.80%) Open Text
5 2 (1.80%) RedDot
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle
6 1 (0.90%) Sony
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