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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Psychology
Rank 102 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Psychology 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £470 £425
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
572 367 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.57% 25.70% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 216 195
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £11.09 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £32.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Psychology across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Psychology Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Psychology
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Psychology within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Stockport - 1 £400 - 3
Psychology
North West

Psychology
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Psychology 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 Psychology.

1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Ethnography
2 3 (60.00%) Market Research
2 3 (60.00%) Human Factors
2 3 (60.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) UX Design
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe
3 2 (40.00%) SEO
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) Grunt
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Psychology 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 Psychology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) User Researcher
2 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Digital User Researcher
2 2 (40.00%) UX Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Ethnography
2 3 (60.00%) Human Factors
2 3 (60.00%) Market Research
2 3 (60.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) SEO
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) UX Design
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
Stockport, Cheshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago