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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 292 341 346
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +5
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 114 70 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.41% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 52 51
Average daily rate £450 £418 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £326 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £24.23 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
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
17753 16891 17430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.55% 80.49% 80.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12666 12119 11940
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 195 241
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -21.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +39 11 £456 +14.06% 7
Westminster - 1 £450 -
Usability Testing
England

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 156 (86.19%) User Experience
2 102 (56.35%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (31.49%) Psychology
4 54 (29.83%) Axure RP
5 53 (29.28%) Adobe
6 50 (27.62%) HTML
7 45 (24.86%) Human Factors
8 39 (21.55%) Ethnography
9 37 (20.44%) Degree
10 34 (18.78%) Market Research
11 33 (18.23%) Adobe Illustrator
11 33 (18.23%) Photoshop
11 33 (18.23%) Finance
12 32 (17.68%) CSS
13 31 (17.13%) Information Architecture
14 30 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
15 29 (16.02%) UX Design
16 28 (15.47%) JavaScript
17 26 (14.36%) Banking
18 25 (13.81%) E-Commerce
19 24 (13.26%) Workflow
19 24 (13.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 24 (13.26%) Front End Development
20 21 (11.60%) QA
21 20 (11.05%) Marketing
22 19 (10.50%) MS Visio
22 19 (10.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
22 19 (10.50%) Mentoring
23 18 (9.94%) Analytics
23 18 (9.94%) Project Management

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (2.21%) CMS
2 2 (1.10%) Confluence
3 1 (0.55%) Drupal
3 1 (0.55%) IIS
3 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (18.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 33 (18.23%) Photoshop
2 24 (13.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 19 (10.50%) MS Visio
4 11 (6.08%) InDesign
5 4 (2.21%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.10%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.55%) MS Office
7 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.55%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (2.21%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.55%) AdSense
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.52%) Internet
2 1 (0.55%) HTTP
2 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.31%) SQLite
2 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 54 (29.83%) Axure RP
2 19 (10.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (1.66%) JIRA
4 2 (1.10%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.10%) NCrunch
4 2 (1.10%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.55%) Mechanoid
5 1 (0.55%) Robolectric
5 1 (0.55%) Robotium
5 1 (0.55%) Selenium
5 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (18.23%) Finance
2 26 (14.36%) Banking
3 20 (11.05%) Marketing
4 16 (8.84%) Back Office
4 16 (8.84%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.08%) Retail
6 10 (5.52%) Advertising
7 8 (4.42%) Legal
8 5 (2.76%) Publishing
9 4 (2.21%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.55%) Automotive
11 1 (0.55%) Games
11 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (35.91%) User Researcher
2 56 (30.94%) Designer
3 44 (24.31%) UX Designer
4 39 (21.55%) User Experience Researcher
5 23 (12.71%) Architect
6 22 (12.15%) User Experience Architect
7 16 (8.84%) Photoshop Designer
8 11 (6.08%) Digital User Researcher
8 11 (6.08%) Senior Architect
8 11 (6.08%) Senior User Experience Architect
9 9 (4.97%) Consultant
10 8 (4.42%) Digital Transformation
10 8 (4.42%) Interface Designer
10 8 (4.42%) Senior User Researcher
11 7 (3.87%) Developer
11 7 (3.87%) Senior User Experience Researcher
11 7 (3.87%) User Experience Consultant
12 6 (3.31%) Android Developer
12 6 (3.31%) Senior Designer
12 6 (3.31%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (27.62%) HTML
2 32 (17.68%) CSS
3 17 (9.39%) Flash
4 10 (5.52%) Web Services
5 5 (2.76%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.76%) HTML5
5 5 (2.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.10%) .NET
6 2 (1.10%) XHTML
6 2 (1.10%) XML
7 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.55%) Ajax
7 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.55%) JMS
7 1 (0.55%) Middleware
7 1 (0.55%) SOAP
7 1 (0.55%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 156 (86.19%) User Experience
2 57 (31.49%) Psychology
3 30 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (9.39%) Graphic Design
4 17 (9.39%) Mobile App
5 16 (8.84%) Fixed Income
6 13 (7.18%) RIA
7 12 (6.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (3.31%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.31%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.55%) Blog
9 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.55%) iPad
9 1 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.55%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Social Media
9 1 (0.55%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.55%) W3C
9 1 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.63%) Android
2 6 (3.31%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.55%) Unix
3 1 (0.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (56.35%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (24.86%) Human Factors
3 39 (21.55%) Ethnography
4 34 (18.78%) Market Research
5 31 (17.13%) Information Architecture
6 29 (16.02%) UX Design
7 25 (13.81%) E-Commerce
8 24 (13.26%) Front End Development
8 24 (13.26%) Workflow
9 19 (10.50%) Mentoring
10 18 (9.94%) Analytics
10 18 (9.94%) Project Management
11 17 (9.39%) Product Management
12 15 (8.29%) Qualitative Research
13 12 (6.63%) Software Engineering
14 11 (6.08%) Industrial Design
15 9 (4.97%) Customer Insight
15 9 (4.97%) Scrum
16 8 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (4.42%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.47%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.21%) SQL
3 2 (1.10%) Java
4 1 (0.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (20.44%) Degree
2 9 (4.97%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.21%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (1.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.60%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 53 (29.28%) Adobe
2 4 (2.21%) Google
3 3 (1.66%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.55%) IBM
4 1 (0.55%) OpenText
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle
4 1 (0.55%) RedDot
4 1 (0.55%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.55%) VMware
4 1 (0.55%) webMethods
London
Volt
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago