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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 354 359 376
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 70 53 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 27
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£431 £425 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £304 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £487 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.43 - £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
18365 18102 18348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.72% 78.99% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13067 12777 12671
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 226 280
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 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 3 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
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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 -3 21 £469 +26.68% 7
New Malden - 4 £275 -
Usability Testing
England

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 120 (82.19%) User Experience
2 80 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (29.45%) HTML
4 40 (27.40%) Information Architecture
5 39 (26.71%) CSS
6 38 (26.03%) JavaScript
7 33 (22.60%) Axure RP
8 29 (19.86%) Degree
9 24 (16.44%) Mobile App
10 20 (13.70%) Human Factors
11 19 (13.01%) Android
12 18 (12.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 18 (12.33%) Finance
12 18 (12.33%) E-Commerce
13 17 (11.64%) Web Services
13 17 (11.64%) Psychology
14 16 (10.96%) HTML5
14 16 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (9.59%) Android Development
15 14 (9.59%) OmniGraffle
15 14 (9.59%) Apple iOS
15 14 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (9.59%) SQLite
15 14 (9.59%) jQuery
15 14 (9.59%) Marketing
15 14 (9.59%) Competitor Analysis
16 13 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (8.90%) Market Research
16 13 (8.90%) Analytics
16 13 (8.90%) CSS3

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 5 (3.42%) CMS
2 3 (2.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 14 (9.59%) OmniGraffle
2 11 (7.53%) MS Visio
3 8 (5.48%) Photoshop
4 7 (4.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.68%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) Google Analytics
1 3 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.16%) HTTP
2 4 (2.74%) LDAP
3 2 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.59%) SQLite
2 4 (2.74%) MySQL
2 4 (2.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (22.60%) Axure RP
2 18 (12.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.37%) JIRA
3 2 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (12.33%) Finance
2 14 (9.59%) Marketing
3 6 (4.11%) Banking
4 5 (3.42%) Publishing
5 4 (2.74%) Retail
6 3 (2.05%) Legal
7 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (32.88%) Designer
2 36 (24.66%) UX Designer
3 27 (18.49%) Developer
4 21 (14.38%) User Experience Researcher
5 16 (10.96%) Architect
6 14 (9.59%) Android Developer
7 12 (8.22%) Senior Designer
8 11 (7.53%) Senior UX Designer
9 10 (6.85%) User Experience Architect
10 8 (5.48%) Senior Architect
10 8 (5.48%) Web Developer
11 7 (4.79%) Consultant
12 6 (4.11%) UI Developer
12 6 (4.11%) UI Programmer
12 6 (4.11%) Front-End Developer
13 5 (3.42%) User Experience Consultant
13 5 (3.42%) UX Developer
13 5 (3.42%) Analyst
14 4 (2.74%) Research Manager
14 4 (2.74%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (29.45%) HTML
2 39 (26.71%) CSS
3 17 (11.64%) Web Services
4 16 (10.96%) HTML5
5 14 (9.59%) jQuery
6 13 (8.90%) CSS3
7 12 (8.22%) Ajax
8 7 (4.79%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.42%) Backbone.js
9 5 (3.42%) XML
10 4 (2.74%) JSP
10 4 (2.74%) Servlets
10 4 (2.74%) SOAP
10 4 (2.74%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (2.74%) SailPoint
10 4 (2.74%) SPML
11 3 (2.05%) Flash
12 2 (1.37%) XHTML
12 2 (1.37%) .NET
12 2 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 120 (82.19%) User Experience
2 24 (16.44%) Mobile App
3 20 (13.70%) Human Factors
4 17 (11.64%) Psychology
5 16 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (6.85%) RIA
7 8 (5.48%) W3C
8 6 (4.11%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (2.74%) Visualisation
10 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.05%) Statistics
11 2 (1.37%) Graphic Design
11 2 (1.37%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.37%) Handset
11 2 (1.37%) iPhone
12 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.01%) Android
2 14 (9.59%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.74%) UNIX
3 4 (2.74%) Windows
3 4 (2.74%) AIX
3 4 (2.74%) Linux
4 2 (1.37%) webOS
5 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (27.40%) Information Architecture
3 18 (12.33%) E-Commerce
4 14 (9.59%) Competitor Analysis
4 14 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (9.59%) Android Development
5 13 (8.90%) Analytics
5 13 (8.90%) Market Research
5 13 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (7.53%) Project Management
6 11 (7.53%) iOS Development
7 10 (6.85%) Product Management
7 10 (6.85%) Open Source
7 10 (6.85%) TDD
8 9 (6.16%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (6.16%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.16%) Customer Insight
9 8 (5.48%) Scrum
10 7 (4.79%) SDLC
11 6 (4.11%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.03%) JavaScript
2 7 (4.79%) SQL
3 6 (4.11%) Java
4 4 (2.74%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 29 (19.86%) Degree
2 5 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.05%) PhD
4 2 (1.37%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.37%) HND
5 1 (0.68%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (7.53%) Adobe
2 5 (3.42%) Oracle
3 4 (2.74%) Sybase
3 4 (2.74%) Sun
3 4 (2.74%) HP
4 3 (2.05%) Teradata
4 3 (2.05%) Google
4 3 (2.05%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.37%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.68%) Tealeaf
6 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.68%) VMware
6 1 (0.68%) SAP
6 1 (0.68%) IBM
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