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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Psychology
Rank 100 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Psychology 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £455 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.59% +21.33%
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
571 489 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.48% 29.26% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 250 181
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £230 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 31
Average hourly rate £13.60 £12.00 £15.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% -23.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £10.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.94 £17.50 £37.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

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
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Psychology across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Psychology Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 April 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 - 3 £425 -
Psychology
North West

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) User Experience
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) Market Research
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Human Factors
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Usability Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) SEO
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
5 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) MCP
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Adobe
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) OCP
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (22.22%) SAP Certification
5 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
5 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Grunt
1 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
1 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Digital User Researcher
1 5 (55.56%) User Researcher
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) UX Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Interaction Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Lead
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) User Experience
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Market Research
3 3 (33.33%) Human Factors
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) Ethnography
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (22.22%) SEO
4 2 (22.22%) Service Design
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) Usability Testing
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) UX Design
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) OCP
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Certification
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) SAP