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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 331 370 357
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -13
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 73 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 25 28
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£406 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +28.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £518 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.43 - £21.50
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
17284 17642 16796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.43% 78.20% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12221 12641 11548
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
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 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 228 261
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.80 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% -37.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £50.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +19 22 £525 +22.09% 10
New Malden - 4 £275 - 1
Wimbledon - 2 £306 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 114 (76.51%) User Experience
2 80 (53.69%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (30.20%) HTML
4 42 (28.19%) JavaScript
5 41 (27.52%) CSS
6 36 (24.16%) Axure RP
7 35 (23.49%) Degree
8 29 (19.46%) Human Factors
8 29 (19.46%) Information Architecture
9 24 (16.11%) Psychology
10 23 (15.44%) Finance
11 20 (13.42%) Analytics
11 20 (13.42%) Market Research
12 19 (12.75%) Android
13 18 (12.08%) Mobile App
14 17 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (11.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 16 (10.74%) HTML5
15 16 (10.74%) Web Services
16 15 (10.07%) Apple iOS
17 14 (9.40%) Marketing
18 13 (8.72%) SQLite
18 13 (8.72%) Project Management
18 13 (8.72%) E-Commerce
18 13 (8.72%) Android Development
18 13 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
19 12 (8.05%) OmniGraffle
19 12 (8.05%) MS Visio
19 12 (8.05%) Adobe
19 12 (8.05%) jQuery

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (4.03%) CMS
2 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 12 (8.05%) OmniGraffle
1 12 (8.05%) MS Visio
2 8 (5.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (5.37%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.67%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.04%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.70%) HTTP
2 4 (2.68%) LDAP
3 2 (1.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.72%) SQLite
2 4 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.68%) MySQL
3 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (24.16%) Axure RP
2 17 (11.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.34%) JIRA
General
1 23 (15.44%) Finance
2 14 (9.40%) Marketing
3 7 (4.70%) Banking
4 5 (3.36%) Retail
5 4 (2.68%) Publishing
5 4 (2.68%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (33.56%) Designer
2 38 (25.50%) UX Designer
3 24 (16.11%) Developer
4 23 (15.44%) User Experience Researcher
5 16 (10.74%) Senior Designer
6 15 (10.07%) Senior UX Designer
7 14 (9.40%) Architect
8 13 (8.72%) Android Developer
9 8 (5.37%) User Experience Architect
9 8 (5.37%) Consultant
10 7 (4.70%) Senior Architect
11 6 (4.03%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.03%) Analyst
12 5 (3.36%) Lead Designer
12 5 (3.36%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (3.36%) UI Developer
12 5 (3.36%) User Experience Consultant
12 5 (3.36%) UI Programmer
13 4 (2.68%) UX Developer
13 4 (2.68%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (30.20%) HTML
2 41 (27.52%) CSS
3 16 (10.74%) HTML5
3 16 (10.74%) Web Services
4 12 (8.05%) jQuery
5 11 (7.38%) CSS3
6 10 (6.71%) Ajax
7 6 (4.03%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.36%) XML
8 5 (3.36%) Backbone.js
9 4 (2.68%) SPML
9 4 (2.68%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (2.68%) SailPoint
9 4 (2.68%) JSP
9 4 (2.68%) Servlets
9 4 (2.68%) SOAP
10 3 (2.01%) Flash
11 2 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (1.34%) .NET
12 1 (0.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 114 (76.51%) User Experience
2 29 (19.46%) Human Factors
3 24 (16.11%) Psychology
4 18 (12.08%) Mobile App
5 17 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (6.04%) RIA
7 6 (4.03%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (4.03%) W3C
8 4 (2.68%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.01%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.01%) Statistics
9 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.01%) Handset
10 2 (1.34%) iPhone
11 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.67%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.75%) Android
2 15 (10.07%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.68%) UNIX
3 4 (2.68%) Windows
3 4 (2.68%) AIX
3 4 (2.68%) Linux
4 3 (2.01%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (53.69%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.46%) Information Architecture
3 20 (13.42%) Analytics
3 20 (13.42%) Market Research
4 13 (8.72%) Project Management
4 13 (8.72%) E-Commerce
4 13 (8.72%) Android Development
4 13 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (8.05%) Competitor Analysis
6 11 (7.38%) iOS Development
7 9 (6.04%) TDD
7 9 (6.04%) Customer Insight
7 9 (6.04%) Open Source
8 8 (5.37%) Product Management
8 8 (5.37%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.70%) Scrum
9 7 (4.70%) Industrial Design
9 7 (4.70%) Performance Testing
9 7 (4.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.19%) JavaScript
2 7 (4.70%) SQL
3 6 (4.03%) Java
4 4 (2.68%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 35 (23.49%) Degree
2 8 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.34%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.34%) HND
3 2 (1.34%) PhD
4 1 (0.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (8.05%) Adobe
2 9 (6.04%) Google
3 5 (3.36%) Oracle
4 4 (2.68%) Sun
4 4 (2.68%) HP
4 4 (2.68%) Sybase
5 3 (2.01%) Teradata
5 3 (2.01%) Rackspace
5 3 (2.01%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.67%) SAP
6 1 (0.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.67%) IBM
6 1 (0.67%) VMware
6 1 (0.67%) Tealeaf
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