The table below looks at the statistics for Human Factors skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Human Factors over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Human Factors
UK / Scotland
Rank 98 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.077% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.094% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £400 £470
% change year-on-year
+7.66% -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1477 2135 2188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.35% 82.43% 80.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 1141 1242
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Human Factors
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Human Factors as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Human Factors Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Human Factors
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Human Factors Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Human Factors
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Human Factors across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Human Factors Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Human Factors
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Human Factors within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +18 2 £313 -21.87% 1
Glasgow - 2 £450 -
Human Factors
UK

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Human Factors 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Human Factors.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) User Experience
3 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (66.67%) Ethnography
4 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
4 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) BDD
5 4 (44.44%) User Stories
6 3 (33.33%) Service Design
6 3 (33.33%) Usability Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) Anthropology
7 2 (22.22%) Sociology
7 2 (22.22%) Analytics
8 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (11.11%) A/B Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
8 1 (11.11%) Spatial Data
8 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
8 1 (11.11%) Actionable Insight
8 1 (11.11%) Cognitive Psychology
8 1 (11.11%) Psychology
8 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
8 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
8 1 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
8 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 1 (11.11%) Google

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
1 1 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) User Researcher
2 3 (33.33%) Research Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) User Experience Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) UI Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) User Experience
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Ethnography
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) User Stories
5 3 (33.33%) Service Design
5 3 (33.33%) Usability Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) Anthropology
6 2 (22.22%) Sociology
7 1 (11.11%) A/B Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Actionable Insight
7 1 (11.11%) Cognitive Psychology
7 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
7 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
7 1 (11.11%) Usability Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google