The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 349 366 387
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +21
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 63 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 17 24
Average daily rate £425 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £271 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - £32.25
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18535 16423 20573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.61% 76.02% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13086 11421 13439
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 222 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Usability Testing
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 20 £350 -18.84% 1
Usability Testing
England

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 55 (50.46%) Axure RP
2 32 (29.36%) Information Architecture
3 27 (24.77%) HTML
3 27 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (24.77%) OmniGraffle
4 26 (23.85%) Photoshop
5 24 (22.02%) CSS
6 22 (20.18%) JavaScript
6 22 (20.18%) Finance
7 21 (19.27%) Degree
8 17 (15.60%) Adobe
9 16 (14.68%) Adobe Illustrator
10 15 (13.76%) Project Management
11 13 (11.93%) Analytics
11 13 (11.93%) MS Visio
12 12 (11.01%) Banking
12 12 (11.01%) Market Research
12 12 (11.01%) Customer Insight
12 12 (11.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 11 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (9.17%) Fireworks
15 9 (8.26%) Management Information System
15 9 (8.26%) Validation
15 9 (8.26%) Competitor Analysis
15 9 (8.26%) Scrum
15 9 (8.26%) Human Factors
15 9 (8.26%) WPF
15 9 (8.26%) Silverlight
15 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Blend
16 8 (7.34%) Apple iOS

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.92%) Node.js
1 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (24.77%) OmniGraffle
2 26 (23.85%) Photoshop
3 16 (14.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (11.93%) MS Visio
5 10 (9.17%) Fireworks
6 8 (7.34%) InDesign
7 6 (5.50%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
10 3 (2.75%) MS Office
11 2 (1.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.92%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 55 (50.46%) Axure RP
2 12 (11.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Blend
4 3 (2.75%) JIRA
5 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.92%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.92%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.92%) Subversion
6 1 (0.92%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (20.18%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Banking
3 7 (6.42%) Marketing
3 7 (6.42%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.67%) Publishing
5 3 (2.75%) Retail
5 3 (2.75%) Front Office
6 2 (1.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.92%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.92%) Electronics
7 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (41.28%) Designer
2 38 (34.86%) User Experience Designer
3 14 (12.84%) User Experience Researcher
4 12 (11.01%) Consultant
5 9 (8.26%) User Experience Consultant
6 7 (6.42%) Architect
6 7 (6.42%) Analyst
6 7 (6.42%) Senior Architect
6 7 (6.42%) User Experience Architect
7 6 (5.50%) Visual Designer
8 4 (3.67%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Photoshop Designer
8 4 (3.67%) UI Designer
9 3 (2.75%) Customer Insight Manager
9 3 (2.75%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Test Manager
9 3 (2.75%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.77%) HTML
2 24 (22.02%) CSS
3 9 (8.26%) WPF
3 9 (8.26%) Silverlight
4 7 (6.42%) Flash
4 7 (6.42%) XHTML
5 6 (5.50%) jQuery
6 4 (3.67%) JSP
6 4 (3.67%) JSTL
7 3 (2.75%) Ajax
7 3 (2.75%) DHTML
8 1 (0.92%) HTML5
8 1 (0.92%) JSON
8 1 (0.92%) .NET
8 1 (0.92%) CSS3
8 1 (0.92%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Management Information System
1 9 (8.26%) Human Factors
2 8 (7.34%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.42%) Psychology
4 4 (3.67%) W3C
5 3 (2.75%) RIA
5 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.75%) Equities
5 3 (2.75%) Social Media
5 3 (2.75%) New Media
6 2 (1.83%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.83%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.92%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.92%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.92%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.34%) Apple iOS
1 8 (7.34%) Android
2 2 (1.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.36%) Information Architecture
2 27 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.76%) Project Management
4 13 (11.93%) Analytics
5 12 (11.01%) Market Research
5 12 (11.01%) Customer Insight
6 11 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (8.26%) Validation
7 9 (8.26%) Competitor Analysis
7 9 (8.26%) Scrum
8 8 (7.34%) Workflow
9 7 (6.42%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.42%) User Experience Design
9 7 (6.42%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (5.50%) Business Analysis
11 5 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (4.59%) Use Case
11 5 (4.59%) Industrial Design
11 5 (4.59%) Risk Management
12 4 (3.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.18%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.67%) SQL
2 4 (3.67%) C#
3 1 (0.92%) Java
3 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (19.27%) Degree
2 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (15.60%) Adobe
2 4 (3.67%) Mercator
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.67%) Google
3 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.83%) Apple
4 1 (0.92%) SAP
4 1 (0.92%) HP