The table below looks at the statistics for Usability Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 117 - 98
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% - 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£550 - £226
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £446 £280
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +59.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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
2069 1688 1534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.92% 68.34% 67.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1159 843 787
Average daily rate £375 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 60 54
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £9.43 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £38.80 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Usability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Usability Testing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Usability Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Usability Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
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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
Edinburgh - 5 £550 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
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Usability Testing
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Usability Testing 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 Usability Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) W3C
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Usability Testing 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 Usability Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) UX Designer
1 2 (25.00%) Designer
1 2 (25.00%) Product Owner
1 2 (25.00%) Usability Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) UI Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Usability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript