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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 370 355 385
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +30
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 55 68 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.29% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.37% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 24
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £317 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.61
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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
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 July 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 July 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 -10 18 £413 +4.43% 5
New Malden - 4 £275 -
Croydon - 3 - -
Usability Testing
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (80.00%) User Experience
2 78 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (28.89%) HTML
4 36 (26.67%) Information Architecture
5 34 (25.19%) CSS
6 33 (24.44%) JavaScript
7 25 (18.52%) Degree
8 23 (17.04%) Axure RP
8 23 (17.04%) Mobile App
9 22 (16.30%) Human Factors
10 19 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (13.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 17 (12.59%) Psychology
13 16 (11.85%) jQuery
13 16 (11.85%) Market Research
14 15 (11.11%) E-Commerce
15 14 (10.37%) Web Services
15 14 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (10.37%) Marketing
16 13 (9.63%) HTML5
16 13 (9.63%) CSS3
17 12 (8.89%) Android
17 12 (8.89%) Ajax
17 12 (8.89%) Competitor Analysis
18 11 (8.15%) Finance
18 11 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
18 11 (8.15%) Scrum
18 11 (8.15%) SQLite
18 11 (8.15%) Adobe
18 11 (8.15%) Project Management

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (4.44%) CMS
2 2 (1.48%) DNN
2 2 (1.48%) WordPress
3 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) OmniGraffle
2 7 (5.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (5.19%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.19%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.74%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.22%) Google Analytics
1 3 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.67%) HTTP
2 5 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.15%) SQLite
2 5 (3.70%) MySQL
2 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (17.04%) Axure RP
2 18 (13.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (10.37%) Marketing
2 11 (8.15%) Finance
3 7 (5.19%) Banking
4 5 (3.70%) Publishing
5 3 (2.22%) Legal
5 3 (2.22%) Retail
5 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (27.41%) Designer
2 24 (17.78%) UX Designer
3 23 (17.04%) Developer
4 19 (14.07%) User Experience Researcher
5 16 (11.85%) Architect
6 11 (8.15%) Android Developer
7 9 (6.67%) User Experience Architect
8 8 (5.93%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.44%) Consultant
9 6 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (4.44%) UI Developer
9 6 (4.44%) Senior Architect
9 6 (4.44%) UI Programmer
10 5 (3.70%) User Experience Consultant
10 5 (3.70%) UX Developer
11 4 (2.96%) UI/UX Designer
11 4 (2.96%) Research Manager
11 4 (2.96%) Senior Designer
11 4 (2.96%) Analyst
12 3 (2.22%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (28.89%) HTML
2 34 (25.19%) CSS
3 16 (11.85%) jQuery
4 14 (10.37%) Web Services
5 13 (9.63%) HTML5
5 13 (9.63%) CSS3
6 12 (8.89%) Ajax
7 7 (5.19%) AngularJS
8 6 (4.44%) XML
9 5 (3.70%) Flash
9 5 (3.70%) JSP
9 5 (3.70%) Servlets
9 5 (3.70%) SOAP
9 5 (3.70%) Backbone.js
9 5 (3.70%) SPML
9 5 (3.70%) SailPoint
10 4 (2.96%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (1.48%) XHTML
11 2 (1.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (1.48%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 108 (80.00%) User Experience
2 23 (17.04%) Mobile App
3 22 (16.30%) Human Factors
4 19 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (12.59%) Psychology
6 9 (6.67%) RIA
7 8 (5.93%) W3C
8 3 (2.22%) Statistics
8 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.48%) Animation
9 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.48%) Social Media
10 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.74%) Handset
10 1 (0.74%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.89%) Android
2 10 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.70%) UNIX
3 5 (3.70%) Windows
3 5 (3.70%) AIX
3 5 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.74%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.67%) Information Architecture
3 16 (11.85%) Market Research
4 15 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 14 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (8.89%) Competitor Analysis
7 11 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (8.15%) Scrum
7 11 (8.15%) Project Management
7 11 (8.15%) Customer Insight
7 11 (8.15%) Analytics
7 11 (8.15%) Android Development
8 10 (7.41%) Open Source
8 10 (7.41%) Product Management
8 10 (7.41%) TDD
9 9 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (6.67%) iOS Development
10 8 (5.93%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.44%) SDLC
11 6 (4.44%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.44%) JavaScript
2 8 (5.93%) SQL
3 7 (5.19%) Java
4 5 (3.70%) BeanShell
5 1 (0.74%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (18.52%) Degree
2 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) PhD
4 2 (1.48%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.48%) HND
5 1 (0.74%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (8.15%) Adobe
2 6 (4.44%) Oracle
3 5 (3.70%) Sybase
3 5 (3.70%) Sun
3 5 (3.70%) HP
4 3 (2.22%) Teradata
4 3 (2.22%) Google
4 3 (2.22%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.74%) Tealeaf
5 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.74%) VMware
5 1 (0.74%) SAP
5 1 (0.74%) IBM
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