The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Psychology in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Psychology
Rank 102 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Psychology 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Psychology
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
587 389 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.22% 25.80% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 222 194
Median daily rate £386 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 34
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.20 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Psychology as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Psychology Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Psychology
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Psychology across the Manchester region.

Psychology Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Psychology 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Psychology.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Market Research
1 5 (71.43%) User Experience
2 4 (57.14%) Prototyping
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Human Factors
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) OCP
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (28.57%) SAP Certification
4 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
4 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) Ethnography
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
1 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Digital User Researcher
1 5 (71.43%) User Researcher
2 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Lead
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Lead
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) User Experience
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Market Research
2 4 (57.14%) Prototyping
3 3 (42.86%) Human Factors
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) Ethnography
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Service Design
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCP
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) OCP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Certification
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) SAP