The table below looks at the statistics for Psychology skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Psychology
England / South East
Rank 212 259 -
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -
Contract jobs citing Psychology 28 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.011% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.014% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Median daily rate £433 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £470
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -12.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6225 7097 7704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.91% 81.18% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3695 4400 4216
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 271 257
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Psychology Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Psychology
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Psychology across the South East region.

Psychology Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Psychology
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Psychology across the South East region.

Psychology Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Psychology
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Psychology within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Sussex - 20 £433 -
Berkshire - 5 £400 -
East Sussex - 2 £475 -
Surrey +14 1 - - 1
Psychology
England

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Psychology 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 South East region with a requirement for Psychology.

1 31 (86.11%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (83.33%) Degree
3 29 (80.56%) Market Research
3 29 (80.56%) Usability Testing
4 28 (77.78%) Customer Insight
5 26 (72.22%) Ethnography
5 26 (72.22%) Service Design
5 26 (72.22%) Guerrilla Research
5 26 (72.22%) Cognitive Psychology
5 26 (72.22%) Human Factors
6 18 (50.00%) User Stories
7 12 (33.33%) User Experience
8 5 (13.89%) Open Source
9 4 (11.11%) Advertising
9 4 (11.11%) Marketing
10 3 (8.33%) Analytics
10 3 (8.33%) Information Architecture
11 2 (5.56%) Axure RP
11 2 (5.56%) Use Case
11 2 (5.56%) Competitor Analysis
11 2 (5.56%) Process Management
11 2 (5.56%) Wireframes
11 2 (5.56%) Ethnographic Research
12 1 (2.78%) Sociology
12 1 (2.78%) Prototyping
12 1 (2.78%) Data Analytics
12 1 (2.78%) Qualitative Research
12 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
12 1 (2.78%) HTML

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (11.11%) Advertising
1 4 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) User Researcher
2 6 (16.67%) User Experience Researcher
3 4 (11.11%) Digital User Researcher
3 4 (11.11%) Marketing Assistant
4 2 (5.56%) Administration Assistant
4 2 (5.56%) Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Designer
4 2 (5.56%) Graduate
4 2 (5.56%) Marketing Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Support Assistant
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience Architect
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) UX Designer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Designer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) CSS3
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) HTML5
1 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (86.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (80.56%) Market Research
2 29 (80.56%) Usability Testing
3 28 (77.78%) Customer Insight
4 26 (72.22%) Cognitive Psychology
4 26 (72.22%) Ethnography
4 26 (72.22%) Guerrilla Research
4 26 (72.22%) Human Factors
4 26 (72.22%) Service Design
5 18 (50.00%) User Stories
6 5 (13.89%) Open Source
7 3 (8.33%) Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) Information Architecture
8 2 (5.56%) Competitor Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Ethnographic Research
8 2 (5.56%) Process Management
8 2 (5.56%) Use Case
8 2 (5.56%) Wireframes
9 1 (2.78%) Prototyping
9 1 (2.78%) Sociology
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (83.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) ClickTale