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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 368 351 346
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 66 80 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.43% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 47 78
Median daily rate £424 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £27.65 £24.23 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.11% -
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
18420 18662 19290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.87% 83.55% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13252 13314 14225
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 227 252
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.56 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.89% +0.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +9 11 £437 -6.82% 1
Croydon -13 3 £500 -
Wimbledon - 3 £325 -
Westminster - 2 £456 -
Usability Testing
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 155 (82.01%) User Experience
2 108 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (28.04%) Service Design
3 53 (28.04%) Wireframes
4 52 (27.51%) Degree
5 50 (26.46%) Prototyping
5 50 (26.46%) Analytical Skills
6 49 (25.93%) HTML
7 45 (23.81%) Psychology
8 44 (23.28%) Customer Insight
9 41 (21.69%) CSS
10 39 (20.63%) Analytics
11 31 (16.40%) Mobile App
11 31 (16.40%) Information Architecture
12 30 (15.87%) Ethnography
13 28 (14.81%) Market Research
14 27 (14.29%) Human Factors
14 27 (14.29%) Axure RP
15 25 (13.23%) JavaScript
15 25 (13.23%) Guerrilla Research
16 23 (12.17%) E-Commerce
16 23 (12.17%) Product Management
17 22 (11.64%) HTML5
17 22 (11.64%) Scrum
18 21 (11.11%) Benchmarking
18 21 (11.11%) Android
19 16 (8.47%) Android Development
19 16 (8.47%) Front End Development
19 16 (8.47%) Web Services
19 16 (8.47%) SQLite

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 3 (1.59%) Drupal
2 2 (1.06%) CMS
3 1 (0.53%) Marvel
Applications
1 14 (7.41%) OmniGraffle
1 14 (7.41%) Photoshop
2 13 (6.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (5.29%) MS Visio
4 9 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (4.23%) UserZoom
6 5 (2.65%) InVision
7 3 (1.59%) Fireworks
8 2 (1.06%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (1.06%) Pixate
9 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
9 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.06%) Google Play
3 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.53%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.82%) HTTP
2 3 (1.59%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.06%) Internet
3 2 (1.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.47%) SQLite
2 3 (1.59%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.53%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 27 (14.29%) Axure RP
2 8 (4.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (2.12%) JIRA
3 4 (2.12%) Selenium
4 3 (1.59%) Appium
4 3 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.06%) Mechanoid
5 2 (1.06%) Robolectric
5 2 (1.06%) Robotium
6 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.53%) TestRail
General
1 15 (7.94%) Marketing
2 13 (6.88%) Banking
3 11 (5.82%) Finance
4 10 (5.29%) Legal
5 8 (4.23%) Retail
6 6 (3.17%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.65%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.06%) Front Office
8 2 (1.06%) Publishing
8 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (35.45%) User Researcher
2 41 (21.69%) Designer
3 31 (16.40%) UX Designer
4 30 (15.87%) User Experience Researcher
5 28 (14.81%) Developer
6 16 (8.47%) Android Developer
6 16 (8.47%) Senior Android Developer
6 16 (8.47%) Senior Developer
7 15 (7.94%) Digital User Researcher
8 13 (6.88%) Senior User Researcher
9 11 (5.82%) Product Manager
10 10 (5.29%) Digital Product Manager
10 10 (5.29%) UI Developer
11 9 (4.76%) Architect
12 8 (4.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 8 (4.23%) UI/UX Developer
12 8 (4.23%) User Experience Architect
12 8 (4.23%) UX Developer
13 7 (3.70%) Angular Developer
14 6 (3.17%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (25.93%) HTML
2 41 (21.69%) CSS
3 22 (11.64%) HTML5
4 16 (8.47%) Ajax
4 16 (8.47%) Web Services
5 15 (7.94%) CSS3
6 12 (6.35%) jQuery
7 11 (5.82%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.65%) Flash
9 3 (1.59%) Apache Flex
9 3 (1.59%) DHTML
9 3 (1.59%) Material Design
9 3 (1.59%) WebSockets
9 3 (1.59%) XML
9 3 (1.59%) XML Messaging
10 2 (1.06%) ActionBarSherlock
10 2 (1.06%) SOAP
11 1 (0.53%) Node.js
11 1 (0.53%) RAML
11 1 (0.53%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 155 (82.01%) User Experience
2 50 (26.46%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (23.81%) Psychology
4 31 (16.40%) Mobile App
5 13 (6.88%) W3C
6 7 (3.70%) Tandem
6 7 (3.70%) Virtual Team
7 6 (3.17%) RIA
8 5 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.65%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.12%) Fintech
9 4 (2.12%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.59%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.59%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.59%) Ergonomics
10 3 (1.59%) Interactive TV
11 2 (1.06%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.06%) e-Learning
11 2 (1.06%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.06%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.11%) Android
2 7 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.59%) Linux
3 3 (1.59%) Unix
4 2 (1.06%) Windows
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (28.04%) Service Design
2 53 (28.04%) Wireframes
3 50 (26.46%) Prototyping
4 44 (23.28%) Customer Insight
5 39 (20.63%) Analytics
6 31 (16.40%) Information Architecture
7 30 (15.87%) Ethnography
8 28 (14.81%) Market Research
9 27 (14.29%) Human Factors
10 25 (13.23%) Guerrilla Research
11 23 (12.17%) E-Commerce
11 23 (12.17%) Product Management
12 22 (11.64%) Scrum
13 21 (11.11%) Benchmarking
14 16 (8.47%) Android Development
14 16 (8.47%) Front End Development
15 15 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (7.94%) Mentoring
15 15 (7.94%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.23%) JavaScript
2 7 (3.70%) C
3 6 (3.17%) Java
4 4 (2.12%) Perl
4 4 (2.12%) SQL
5 3 (1.59%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.59%) VBScript
6 1 (0.53%) PHP
6 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (27.51%) Degree
2 6 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.82%) QA
2 5 (2.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.59%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.53%) Section 508
4 1 (0.53%) WCAG
Vendors
1 10 (5.29%) Adobe
2 6 (3.17%) Google
3 4 (2.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.59%) Omniture
4 3 (1.59%) Optimizely
5 2 (1.06%) Cisco
6 1 (0.53%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.53%) Aprimo
6 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.53%) Zuora
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