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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 329 384 339
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -45
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 80 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 32 25
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£450 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £187 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £430 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £443 £280
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +58.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 -
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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
17875 18829 16333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.53% 77.63% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13142 13090 11224
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 231 320
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +20 22 £448 +8.81% 3
Wimbledon - - - -
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 112 (69.14%) User Experience
2 72 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (22.22%) Degree
4 35 (21.60%) HTML
5 33 (20.37%) Human Factors
6 32 (19.75%) Axure RP
7 31 (19.14%) Market Research
8 29 (17.90%) JavaScript
8 29 (17.90%) CSS
9 25 (15.43%) Finance
10 24 (14.81%) Qualitative Research
11 23 (14.20%) Analytics
12 18 (11.11%) Psychology
13 16 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (9.88%) Product Management
13 16 (9.88%) Information Architecture
14 15 (9.26%) Mobile App
14 15 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (7.41%) Photoshop
16 11 (6.79%) Adobe
16 11 (6.79%) QA
16 11 (6.79%) Mentoring
16 11 (6.79%) UX Design
17 9 (5.56%) Customer Insight
17 9 (5.56%) Marketing
17 9 (5.56%) Workflow
18 8 (4.94%) Google
18 8 (4.94%) Banking
18 8 (4.94%) Rapid Prototyping
19 7 (4.32%) HTML5

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (1.85%) CMS
2 2 (1.23%) IIS
2 2 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (7.41%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.32%) OmniGraffle
2 7 (4.32%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (4.32%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.23%) Heroku
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.62%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.85%) Internet
2 2 (1.23%) SSL
2 2 (1.23%) Extranet
3 1 (0.62%) GPRS
3 1 (0.62%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (19.75%) Axure RP
2 7 (4.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.85%) JIRA
5 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.23%) Selenium
5 2 (1.23%) Subversion
5 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.23%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.62%) Xcode
General
1 25 (15.43%) Finance
2 9 (5.56%) Marketing
3 8 (4.94%) Banking
4 7 (4.32%) Retail
5 3 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Back Office
7 1 (0.62%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Advertising
7 1 (0.62%) Publishing
7 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 53 (32.72%) Designer
2 43 (26.54%) UX Designer
3 22 (13.58%) User Experience Researcher
4 16 (9.88%) Senior Designer
5 14 (8.64%) Senior UX Designer
6 12 (7.41%) Architect
7 9 (5.56%) Consultant
8 7 (4.32%) Lead Designer
8 7 (4.32%) Developer
9 6 (3.70%) Analyst
9 6 (3.70%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.70%) UI Designer
9 6 (3.70%) User Experience Architect
9 6 (3.70%) User Experience Consultant
10 5 (3.09%) Photoshop Designer
10 5 (3.09%) Research Consultant
11 4 (2.47%) Senior Photoshop Designer
11 4 (2.47%) Web Designer
11 4 (2.47%) Salesforce.com Architect
12 3 (1.85%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (21.60%) HTML
2 29 (17.90%) CSS
3 7 (4.32%) HTML5
3 7 (4.32%) XML
4 6 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (3.09%) .NET
5 5 (3.09%) SOAP
6 4 (2.47%) Web Services
6 4 (2.47%) Flash
6 4 (2.47%) REST
6 4 (2.47%) jQuery
7 3 (1.85%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.85%) Ajax
7 3 (1.85%) XHTML
8 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.23%) Middleware
8 2 (1.23%) XSLT
8 2 (1.23%) JSON
8 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (1.23%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 112 (69.14%) User Experience
2 33 (20.37%) Human Factors
3 18 (11.11%) Psychology
4 15 (9.26%) Mobile App
4 15 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.09%) RIA
6 4 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.85%) iPhone
8 2 (1.23%) Handset
8 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.23%) STB
8 2 (1.23%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.62%) iPad
9 1 (0.62%) IPTV
9 1 (0.62%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.70%) Android
2 4 (2.47%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.23%) webOS
4 1 (0.62%) UNIX
4 1 (0.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.14%) Market Research
3 24 (14.81%) Qualitative Research
4 23 (14.20%) Analytics
5 16 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (9.88%) Product Management
5 16 (9.88%) Information Architecture
6 11 (6.79%) Mentoring
6 11 (6.79%) UX Design
7 9 (5.56%) Customer Insight
7 9 (5.56%) Workflow
8 8 (4.94%) Rapid Prototyping
9 7 (4.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (4.32%) Scrum
10 6 (3.70%) Project Management
10 6 (3.70%) Test Scripting
10 6 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (3.09%) Web Development
12 4 (2.47%) Data Migration
12 4 (2.47%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.90%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.70%) SQL
3 4 (2.47%) Java
4 3 (1.85%) C#
5 2 (1.23%) VBA
5 2 (1.23%) Apex Code
5 2 (1.23%) SOQL
5 2 (1.23%) SOSL
6 1 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (6.79%) Adobe
2 8 (4.94%) Google
3 4 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.85%) Actimize
4 3 (1.85%) HP
5 2 (1.23%) Open Text
5 2 (1.23%) RedDot
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle
5 2 (1.23%) Mercator
5 2 (1.23%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.62%) iRise
6 1 (0.62%) Apple
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