The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Manchester region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Psychology
Rank 80 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Psychology 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.080% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
299 227 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.96% 19.91% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 116 126
Average daily rate £375 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £212 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 30
Average hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £10.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Psychology
North West

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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Human Factors
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Market Research

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Human Factors
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Market Research
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree