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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 328 394 338
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -56
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 87 39 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.20% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 27 38
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£450 £365 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -5.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £233
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +93.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
Usability Testing
England

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
18814 19611 18641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.44% 77.66% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13635 13715 12720
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 233 330
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 26 £425 +13.33% 2
Usability Testing
England

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 109 (70.78%) User Experience
2 55 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (24.03%) Degree
4 35 (22.73%) Axure RP
5 30 (19.48%) Market Research
6 27 (17.53%) Human Factors
6 27 (17.53%) HTML
7 25 (16.23%) CSS
8 24 (15.58%) Qualitative Research
9 22 (14.29%) Analytics
9 22 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 21 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (12.34%) Information Architecture
12 18 (11.69%) Mobile App
12 18 (11.69%) Finance
13 17 (11.04%) Psychology
14 15 (9.74%) Customer Insight
15 14 (9.09%) Adobe
16 11 (7.14%) Mentoring
16 11 (7.14%) Product Management
17 10 (6.49%) UX Design
17 10 (6.49%) OmniGraffle
18 9 (5.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
18 9 (5.84%) Photoshop
18 9 (5.84%) Android
19 8 (5.19%) Retail
19 8 (5.19%) Industrial Design
19 8 (5.19%) Marketing
19 8 (5.19%) Apple iOS

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (6.49%) OmniGraffle
2 9 (5.84%) Photoshop
3 7 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (2.60%) Fireworks
5 4 (2.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (1.95%) InDesign
6 3 (1.95%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.30%) Google Apps
1 2 (1.30%) Heroku
2 1 (0.65%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.60%) Internet
2 2 (1.30%) SSL
2 2 (1.30%) Extranet
3 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (22.73%) Axure RP
2 9 (5.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.30%) Subversion
4 2 (1.30%) JIRA
4 2 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.65%) Selenium
General
1 18 (11.69%) Finance
2 8 (5.19%) Retail
2 8 (5.19%) Marketing
3 7 (4.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.95%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.30%) Legal
5 2 (1.30%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (32.47%) Designer
2 38 (24.68%) UX Designer
3 25 (16.23%) User Experience Researcher
4 11 (7.14%) Architect
4 11 (7.14%) Consultant
5 7 (4.55%) User Experience Consultant
6 6 (3.90%) UI Designer
6 6 (3.90%) Senior Designer
7 5 (3.25%) User Experience Architect
7 5 (3.25%) Research Consultant
7 5 (3.25%) Developer
8 4 (2.60%) Analyst
8 4 (2.60%) Test Analyst
8 4 (2.60%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 4 (2.60%) Senior UX Designer
9 3 (1.95%) Photoshop Designer
9 3 (1.95%) Web Designer
9 3 (1.95%) Technical Architect
10 2 (1.30%) Web Developer
10 2 (1.30%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (17.53%) HTML
2 25 (16.23%) CSS
3 6 (3.90%) XML
4 5 (3.25%) SOAP
4 5 (3.25%) Flash
5 4 (2.60%) Web Services
5 4 (2.60%) HTML5
5 4 (2.60%) REST
6 3 (1.95%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.95%) .NET
6 3 (1.95%) XHTML
7 2 (1.30%) Middleware
7 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.30%) XSLT
7 2 (1.30%) Ajax
7 2 (1.30%) jQuery
7 2 (1.30%) JSON
7 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.30%) Visualforce
7 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 109 (70.78%) User Experience
2 27 (17.53%) Human Factors
3 21 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (11.69%) Mobile App
5 17 (11.04%) Psychology
6 3 (1.95%) RIA
6 3 (1.95%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.30%) STB
7 2 (1.30%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.65%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.65%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.65%) Blog
8 1 (0.65%) Online Games
8 1 (0.65%) iPhone
8 1 (0.65%) IPTV
8 1 (0.65%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.84%) Android
2 8 (5.19%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.30%) Windows
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.65%) Linux
4 1 (0.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (19.48%) Market Research
3 24 (15.58%) Qualitative Research
4 22 (14.29%) Analytics
5 21 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (12.34%) Information Architecture
7 15 (9.74%) Customer Insight
8 11 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 11 (7.14%) Product Management
9 10 (6.49%) UX Design
10 8 (5.19%) Industrial Design
11 7 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (4.55%) Test Scripting
12 6 (3.90%) E-Commerce
12 6 (3.90%) Workflow
13 5 (3.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (3.25%) Scrum
13 5 (3.25%) Project Management
14 4 (2.60%) Migration
14 4 (2.60%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.90%) SQL
3 4 (2.60%) Java
4 2 (1.30%) C#
4 2 (1.30%) VBA
4 2 (1.30%) Apex Code
4 2 (1.30%) SOQL
4 2 (1.30%) SOSL
5 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (24.03%) Degree
2 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (9.09%) Adobe
2 6 (3.90%) Mercator
3 4 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (2.60%) Google
4 3 (1.95%) Actimize
4 3 (1.95%) HP
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle
5 2 (1.30%) Open Text
5 2 (1.30%) RedDot
6 1 (0.65%) Sony
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.65%) Apple
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London / West End
Vitamin T
Rate: £day rate DoE
Posted: 19 days ago