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 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
Usability Testing
Rank 128 127 112
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.037% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.046% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £1,000 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.59% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
Usability Testing
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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
2040 2152 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.06% 79.21% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 1223 865
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 32
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 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
Edinburgh - 1 £400 - 2
Glasgow - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £250 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
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Usability Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (60.00%) Axure RP
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) Android
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Django
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) Semantic Web
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
5 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Designer
1 3 (60.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Research Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technologist
2 1 (20.00%) UX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Django
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Python