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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 359 351 402
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +51
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 60 71 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.30% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.37% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 52 16
Average daily rate
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£428 £425 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £273 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £403
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -9.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.57 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
19178 18942 19608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.67% 79.00% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13701 13153 13715
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -8 15 £413 +3.12% 5
Croydon - 4 - -
New Malden - 1 £300 -
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 108 (82.44%) User Experience
2 73 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (32.06%) HTML
4 37 (28.24%) Information Architecture
5 35 (26.72%) CSS
6 33 (25.19%) JavaScript
7 26 (19.85%) Degree
7 26 (19.85%) Human Factors
8 23 (17.56%) Psychology
8 23 (17.56%) Mobile App
9 21 (16.03%) Market Research
10 20 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (15.27%) Axure RP
11 17 (12.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 16 (12.21%) jQuery
13 14 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (10.69%) E-Commerce
13 14 (10.69%) Scrum
14 13 (9.92%) Marketing
14 13 (9.92%) Competitor Analysis
14 13 (9.92%) HTML5
15 12 (9.16%) CSS3
15 12 (9.16%) Ajax
15 12 (9.16%) Android
15 12 (9.16%) Adobe
15 12 (9.16%) Web Services
16 11 (8.40%) Project Management
16 11 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (8.40%) Android Development
17 10 (7.63%) Customer Insight

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (5.34%) CMS
2 3 (2.29%) DNN
2 3 (2.29%) WordPress
3 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 10 (7.63%) OmniGraffle
2 9 (6.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (6.11%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.82%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.76%) InDesign
6 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) HTTP
2 6 (4.58%) LDAP
3 2 (1.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.63%) SQLite
2 6 (4.58%) MySQL
2 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (15.27%) Axure RP
2 17 (12.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (9.92%) Marketing
2 9 (6.87%) Finance
3 6 (4.58%) Banking
4 5 (3.82%) Publishing
5 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.29%) Legal
6 3 (2.29%) Advertising
7 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (25.95%) Designer
2 23 (17.56%) UX Designer
2 23 (17.56%) Developer
3 17 (12.98%) Architect
3 17 (12.98%) User Experience Researcher
4 10 (7.63%) User Experience Architect
4 10 (7.63%) Android Developer
5 8 (6.11%) Web Developer
6 7 (5.34%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (5.34%) Consultant
7 6 (4.58%) UI Developer
7 6 (4.58%) Senior Architect
7 6 (4.58%) User Experience Consultant
7 6 (4.58%) UI Programmer
8 5 (3.82%) UX Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Research Manager
9 4 (3.05%) Senior Designer
9 4 (3.05%) Analyst
10 3 (2.29%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.29%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (32.06%) HTML
2 35 (26.72%) CSS
3 16 (12.21%) jQuery
4 13 (9.92%) HTML5
5 12 (9.16%) CSS3
5 12 (9.16%) Ajax
5 12 (9.16%) Web Services
6 7 (5.34%) XML
6 7 (5.34%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.58%) SPML
7 6 (4.58%) SailPoint
7 6 (4.58%) Flash
7 6 (4.58%) JSP
7 6 (4.58%) Servlets
7 6 (4.58%) SOAP
8 5 (3.82%) Backbone.js
9 4 (3.05%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (1.53%) J2EE
10 2 (1.53%) XHTML
10 2 (1.53%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 108 (82.44%) User Experience
2 26 (19.85%) Human Factors
3 23 (17.56%) Mobile App
3 23 (17.56%) Psychology
4 20 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.87%) RIA
6 8 (6.11%) W3C
7 7 (5.34%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.29%) Animation
8 3 (2.29%) Statistics
8 3 (2.29%) Social Media
9 2 (1.53%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.76%) Handset
10 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.16%) Android
2 9 (6.87%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.58%) UNIX
3 6 (4.58%) Windows
3 6 (4.58%) AIX
3 6 (4.58%) Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.76%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (28.24%) Information Architecture
3 21 (16.03%) Market Research
4 14 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (10.69%) Scrum
4 14 (10.69%) E-Commerce
5 13 (9.92%) Competitor Analysis
6 11 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (8.40%) Project Management
6 11 (8.40%) Android Development
7 10 (7.63%) Open Source
7 10 (7.63%) Customer Insight
7 10 (7.63%) Product Management
7 10 (7.63%) TDD
8 8 (6.11%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (6.11%) Analytics
8 8 (6.11%) User Stories
8 8 (6.11%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.34%) iOS Development
9 7 (5.34%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.19%) JavaScript
2 9 (6.87%) SQL
3 8 (6.11%) Java
4 6 (4.58%) BeanShell
5 1 (0.76%) XAML
5 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (19.85%) Degree
2 10 (7.63%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.29%) PhD
5 2 (1.53%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.53%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (9.16%) Adobe
2 7 (5.34%) Oracle
3 6 (4.58%) Sybase
3 6 (4.58%) Sun
3 6 (4.58%) HP
4 3 (2.29%) Google
5 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.76%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.76%) VMware
5 1 (0.76%) Teradata
5 1 (0.76%) SAP
5 1 (0.76%) IBM
Central London / West End
Aquent
Rate: From £200 to £240 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago