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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 321 392 351
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -41
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 124 58 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 41 52
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
19792 19510 19407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.69% 82.15% 81.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14234 13880 13516
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 223 232
Median hourly rate £25.69 £22.12 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.16% +2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.23 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +40 23 £500 +21.21% 4
Croydon -8 7 £400 -
Feltham - 2 £333 - 1
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £450 -
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 208 (86.67%) User Experience
2 121 (50.42%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (33.33%) Wireframes
4 79 (32.92%) Psychology
5 73 (30.42%) Analytical Skills
6 71 (29.58%) Degree
7 66 (27.50%) Human Factors
8 65 (27.08%) HTML
9 61 (25.42%) CSS
10 58 (24.17%) Service Design
11 57 (23.75%) Axure RP
12 49 (20.42%) Market Research
12 49 (20.42%) Information Architecture
13 41 (17.08%) JavaScript
14 40 (16.67%) Mentoring
15 39 (16.25%) Mobile App
16 38 (15.83%) Prototyping
17 37 (15.42%) Analytics
18 35 (14.58%) Scrum
19 34 (14.17%) Ethnography
20 33 (13.75%) Product Management
21 31 (12.92%) Software Engineering
21 31 (12.92%) Project Management
21 31 (12.92%) Adobe
22 30 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
22 30 (12.50%) Marketing
23 26 (10.83%) Guerrilla Research
23 26 (10.83%) UserZoom
23 26 (10.83%) Android
23 26 (10.83%) RIA

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 4 (1.67%) CMS
2 3 (1.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 26 (10.83%) MS Visio
2 26 (10.83%) UserZoom
3 19 (7.92%) OmniGraffle
4 11 (4.58%) Photoshop
5 7 (2.92%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.67%) InVision
7 2 (0.83%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.42%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.42%) MS Office
8 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (0.83%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.50%) HTTP
2 3 (1.25%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.83%) Intranet
4 1 (0.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 57 (23.75%) Axure RP
2 24 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.83%) Mechanoid
3 2 (0.83%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.83%) Robolectric
3 2 (0.83%) Robotium
General
1 30 (12.50%) Marketing
2 21 (8.75%) Finance
3 12 (5.00%) French Language
4 11 (4.58%) Legal
5 6 (2.50%) Retail
6 5 (2.08%) Banking
6 5 (2.08%) Publishing
7 4 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.83%) Front Office
8 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (35.83%) User Researcher
2 43 (17.92%) User Experience Researcher
3 42 (17.50%) Designer
4 33 (13.75%) Developer
5 31 (12.92%) Senior User Researcher
6 29 (12.08%) Architect
7 27 (11.25%) User Experience Architect
7 27 (11.25%) UX Designer
8 21 (8.75%) Senior Developer
9 20 (8.33%) Digital User Researcher
10 19 (7.92%) Android Developer
10 19 (7.92%) Senior Android Developer
11 15 (6.25%) Senior User Experience Researcher
12 11 (4.58%) Product Manager
13 10 (4.17%) Senior Architect
13 10 (4.17%) Senior User Experience Architect
13 10 (4.17%) UI Developer
14 9 (3.75%) Senior Designer
14 9 (3.75%) UI Designer
15 8 (3.33%) Digital Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (27.08%) HTML
2 61 (25.42%) CSS
3 19 (7.92%) Web Services
4 18 (7.50%) HTML5
5 15 (6.25%) CSS3
6 11 (4.58%) jQuery
7 9 (3.75%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.50%) Ajax
9 4 (1.67%) Node.js
10 3 (1.25%) Sass
10 3 (1.25%) XHTML
11 2 (0.83%) .NET
11 2 (0.83%) ActionBarSherlock
11 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.83%) Flash
11 2 (0.83%) LAMP
11 2 (0.83%) WAMP
12 1 (0.42%) Lucene
12 1 (0.42%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 208 (86.67%) User Experience
2 79 (32.92%) Psychology
3 73 (30.42%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (16.25%) Mobile App
5 26 (10.83%) RIA
6 12 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.50%) Tandem
7 6 (2.50%) W3C
8 4 (1.67%) Equities
8 4 (1.67%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.67%) IVR
8 4 (1.67%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.25%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.25%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.83%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.83%) Animation
10 2 (0.83%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.83%) Motion Graphics
10 2 (0.83%) Photography
11 1 (0.42%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.83%) Android
2 8 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (50.42%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 66 (27.50%) Human Factors
4 58 (24.17%) Service Design
5 49 (20.42%) Information Architecture
5 49 (20.42%) Market Research
6 40 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 38 (15.83%) Prototyping
8 37 (15.42%) Analytics
9 35 (14.58%) Scrum
10 34 (14.17%) Ethnography
11 33 (13.75%) Product Management
12 31 (12.92%) Project Management
12 31 (12.92%) Software Engineering
13 26 (10.83%) Guerrilla Research
14 25 (10.42%) Web Development
15 24 (10.00%) TDD
16 23 (9.58%) E-Commerce
16 23 (9.58%) Industrial Design
17 22 (9.17%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.08%) JavaScript
2 7 (2.92%) C
3 4 (1.67%) Java
4 3 (1.25%) Perl
4 3 (1.25%) PHP
4 3 (1.25%) Python
5 2 (0.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 71 (29.58%) Degree
2 12 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (2.08%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 31 (12.92%) Adobe
2 2 (0.83%) Cisco
2 2 (0.83%) Google
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