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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 327 395 348
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -47
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 103 51 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.22% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.26% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 27 73
Median daily rate £425 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £289 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.57 -
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
19623 19417 20021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.00% 83.37% 81.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14060 13937 14217
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 £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 217 254
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.28 £55.30 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +22 15 £475 -5.00% 3
Croydon -11 4 - - 1
Westminster - 3 £450 -
Feltham - 2 £333 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 169 (85.79%) User Experience
2 117 (59.39%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (33.50%) Wireframes
4 59 (29.95%) Degree
5 58 (29.44%) Psychology
6 56 (28.43%) Analytical Skills
7 55 (27.92%) Service Design
8 51 (25.89%) HTML
9 45 (22.84%) CSS
10 42 (21.32%) Customer Insight
11 38 (19.29%) Axure RP
11 38 (19.29%) Human Factors
12 36 (18.27%) Analytics
12 36 (18.27%) Prototyping
13 35 (17.77%) Mobile App
14 33 (16.75%) Information Architecture
14 33 (16.75%) Market Research
15 30 (15.23%) Scrum
15 30 (15.23%) Mentoring
16 29 (14.72%) JavaScript
17 26 (13.20%) Ethnography
18 25 (12.69%) Android
19 23 (11.68%) TDD
20 22 (11.17%) Product Management
20 22 (11.17%) Guerrilla Research
21 21 (10.66%) OmniGraffle
21 21 (10.66%) Project Management
22 20 (10.15%) Software Engineering
22 20 (10.15%) Open Source
23 19 (9.64%) HTML5

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 (1.52%) Drupal
2 2 (1.02%) CMS
3 1 (0.51%) Marvel
Applications
1 21 (10.66%) OmniGraffle
2 18 (9.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 18 (9.14%) MS Visio
3 14 (7.11%) UserZoom
4 10 (5.08%) Photoshop
5 8 (4.06%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (2.54%) InVision
7 2 (1.02%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.51%) MS Office
8 1 (0.51%) MS Project
8 1 (0.51%) Pixate
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.02%) Google Play
3 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.06%) HTTP
2 3 (1.52%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.02%) Intranet
4 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.14%) SQLite
2 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.51%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 38 (19.29%) Axure RP
2 17 (8.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.02%) Appium
3 2 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.02%) JIRA
3 2 (1.02%) Mechanoid
3 2 (1.02%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.02%) Robolectric
3 2 (1.02%) Robotium
3 2 (1.02%) Selenium
General
1 17 (8.63%) Marketing
2 16 (8.12%) Finance
3 12 (6.09%) Banking
4 9 (4.57%) Legal
5 5 (2.54%) French Language
5 5 (2.54%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.54%) Publishing
5 5 (2.54%) Retail
6 4 (2.03%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.02%) Front Office
7 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (36.04%) User Researcher
2 35 (17.77%) Designer
3 31 (15.74%) Developer
4 30 (15.23%) User Experience Researcher
5 27 (13.71%) UX Designer
6 19 (9.64%) Senior Developer
6 19 (9.64%) Senior User Researcher
7 18 (9.14%) Android Developer
7 18 (9.14%) Senior Android Developer
8 17 (8.63%) Architect
9 14 (7.11%) Digital User Researcher
9 14 (7.11%) User Experience Architect
10 11 (5.58%) Product Manager
11 10 (5.08%) UI Developer
12 8 (4.06%) Digital Product Manager
12 8 (4.06%) Senior Designer
12 8 (4.06%) UI/UX Developer
12 8 (4.06%) UX Developer
13 7 (3.55%) Senior Architect
13 7 (3.55%) Senior User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (25.89%) HTML
2 45 (22.84%) CSS
3 19 (9.64%) HTML5
4 18 (9.14%) Web Services
5 14 (7.11%) CSS3
6 12 (6.09%) jQuery
7 9 (4.57%) AngularJS
8 8 (4.06%) Ajax
9 3 (1.52%) Node.js
9 3 (1.52%) Sass
10 2 (1.02%) .NET
10 2 (1.02%) ActionBarSherlock
10 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.02%) Flash
10 2 (1.02%) WebSockets
10 2 (1.02%) XHTML
10 2 (1.02%) XML
10 2 (1.02%) XML Messaging
11 1 (0.51%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 169 (85.79%) User Experience
2 58 (29.44%) Psychology
3 56 (28.43%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (17.77%) Mobile App
5 15 (7.61%) RIA
6 13 (6.60%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (4.06%) W3C
8 7 (3.55%) Tandem
9 5 (2.54%) Visualisation
10 4 (2.03%) Equities
10 4 (2.03%) Fixed Income
10 4 (2.03%) IVR
10 4 (2.03%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.52%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.52%) Fintech
11 3 (1.52%) Graphic Design
12 2 (1.02%) Animation
12 2 (1.02%) e-Learning
12 2 (1.02%) Motion Graphics
12 2 (1.02%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.69%) Android
2 8 (4.06%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.02%) Linux
3 2 (1.02%) Unix
3 2 (1.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (59.39%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (33.50%) Wireframes
3 55 (27.92%) Service Design
4 42 (21.32%) Customer Insight
5 38 (19.29%) Human Factors
6 36 (18.27%) Analytics
6 36 (18.27%) Prototyping
7 33 (16.75%) Information Architecture
7 33 (16.75%) Market Research
8 30 (15.23%) Mentoring
8 30 (15.23%) Scrum
9 26 (13.20%) Ethnography
10 23 (11.68%) TDD
11 22 (11.17%) Guerrilla Research
11 22 (11.17%) Product Management
12 21 (10.66%) Project Management
13 20 (10.15%) Open Source
13 20 (10.15%) Software Engineering
14 19 (9.64%) Benchmarking
14 19 (9.64%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.72%) JavaScript
2 7 (3.55%) C
3 4 (2.03%) Java
3 4 (2.03%) Perl
4 2 (1.02%) C#
4 2 (1.02%) PHP
4 2 (1.02%) Python
4 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.02%) SQL
4 2 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (29.95%) Degree
2 10 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.05%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.57%) QA
2 5 (2.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.02%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 18 (9.14%) Adobe
2 3 (1.52%) Google
3 2 (1.02%) Cisco
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