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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 317 352 382
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +30
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 114 71 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.39% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 51 27
Median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £538 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £24.12 £16.43 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - -
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
18518 18052 18296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.94% 80.98% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13545 12688 13115
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 253 225
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Usability Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +34 19 £488 +2.63% 4
Croydon - 5 £456 -
Usability Testing
England

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 197 (86.78%) User Experience
2 104 (45.81%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (39.65%) Wireframes
4 87 (38.33%) Psychology
5 86 (37.89%) Axure RP
6 85 (37.44%) Human Factors
7 73 (32.16%) HTML
8 66 (29.07%) CSS
9 65 (28.63%) Degree
10 60 (26.43%) Information Architecture
11 59 (25.99%) Market Research
12 58 (25.55%) Analytical Skills
13 56 (24.67%) Adobe
14 52 (22.91%) JavaScript
15 46 (20.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 42 (18.50%) Mentoring
16 42 (18.50%) Project Management
17 41 (18.06%) Product Management
18 39 (17.18%) Marketing
19 38 (16.74%) MS Visio
20 36 (15.86%) Software Engineering
20 36 (15.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
20 36 (15.86%) Service Design
21 35 (15.42%) Ethnography
22 34 (14.98%) RIA
23 33 (14.54%) Web Development
24 32 (14.10%) Mobile App
25 30 (13.22%) Industrial Design
26 28 (12.33%) Workflow
27 27 (11.89%) Finance

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.32%) CMS
1 3 (1.32%) Node.js
2 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 46 (20.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 38 (16.74%) MS Visio
3 14 (6.17%) Photoshop
4 10 (4.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (4.41%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.44%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.44%) InDesign
5 1 (0.44%) MS Office
5 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.20%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.96%) SQLite
2 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 86 (37.89%) Axure RP
2 36 (15.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.88%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.44%) Mechanoid
4 1 (0.44%) Robolectric
4 1 (0.44%) Robotium
4 1 (0.44%) Selenium
4 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
General
1 39 (17.18%) Marketing
2 27 (11.89%) Finance
3 12 (5.29%) French Language
4 11 (4.85%) Banking
5 9 (3.96%) Legal
6 8 (3.52%) Retail
7 7 (3.08%) Back Office
7 7 (3.08%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.32%) Advertising
8 3 (1.32%) Publishing
9 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.44%) Electronics
10 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 82 (36.12%) User Researcher
2 52 (22.91%) Designer
3 44 (19.38%) Architect
4 43 (18.94%) User Experience Researcher
5 42 (18.50%) User Experience Architect
6 41 (18.06%) UX Designer
7 30 (13.22%) Senior User Researcher
8 23 (10.13%) Senior User Experience Researcher
9 22 (9.69%) Digital User Researcher
10 17 (7.49%) Developer
11 16 (7.05%) Senior Architect
11 16 (7.05%) Senior User Experience Architect
12 12 (5.29%) Digital Transformation
13 10 (4.41%) UI Designer
14 9 (3.96%) Android Developer
14 9 (3.96%) Senior Designer
15 8 (3.52%) Senior Developer
15 8 (3.52%) Senior UX Designer
16 7 (3.08%) Photoshop Designer
17 6 (2.64%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (32.16%) HTML
2 66 (29.07%) CSS
3 12 (5.29%) Web Services
4 9 (3.96%) HTML5
5 8 (3.52%) AngularJS
5 8 (3.52%) Flash
6 5 (2.20%) CSS3
6 5 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (1.76%) .NET
7 4 (1.76%) jQuery
7 4 (1.76%) Sass
8 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.32%) XHTML
9 2 (0.88%) LAMP
9 2 (0.88%) WAMP
10 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.44%) Lucene
10 1 (0.44%) XML
10 1 (0.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 197 (86.78%) User Experience
2 87 (38.33%) Psychology
3 58 (25.55%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (14.98%) RIA
5 32 (14.10%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.96%) Fixed Income
7 7 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.76%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.88%) Equities
10 2 (0.88%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.88%) IVR
11 1 (0.44%) Blog
11 1 (0.44%) iPad
11 1 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.44%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Social Media
11 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.25%) Android
2 12 (5.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (45.81%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (39.65%) Wireframes
3 85 (37.44%) Human Factors
4 60 (26.43%) Information Architecture
5 59 (25.99%) Market Research
6 42 (18.50%) Mentoring
6 42 (18.50%) Project Management
7 41 (18.06%) Product Management
8 36 (15.86%) Service Design
8 36 (15.86%) Software Engineering
9 35 (15.42%) Ethnography
10 33 (14.54%) Web Development
11 30 (13.22%) Industrial Design
12 28 (12.33%) Workflow
13 26 (11.45%) Qualitative Research
14 24 (10.57%) Scrum
15 23 (10.13%) E-Commerce
16 15 (6.61%) Front End Development
17 14 (6.17%) TDD
18 13 (5.73%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 52 (22.91%) JavaScript
2 5 (2.20%) Java
3 3 (1.32%) C#
4 2 (0.88%) Perl
4 2 (0.88%) PHP
4 2 (0.88%) Python
5 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (28.63%) Degree
2 12 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 56 (24.67%) Adobe
2 1 (0.44%) OpenText
2 1 (0.44%) RedDot
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