The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Psychology 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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Psychology
Rank 251 263 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Psychology 11 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.074% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Psychology
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2790 3010 2685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.26% 31.94% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1628 1596 1457
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £232 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 136 155
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £11.30 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%

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 Miscellaneous 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Psychology across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Psychology Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -16 10 £325 -38.09%
Surrey - 1 £500 - 1
Psychology
England

Psychology
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) Degree
2 19 (95.00%) Market Research
3 18 (90.00%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (85.00%) Service Design
5 15 (75.00%) Ethnography
5 15 (75.00%) Human Factors
5 15 (75.00%) Usability Testing
6 14 (70.00%) User Experience
7 11 (55.00%) User Stories
8 10 (50.00%) Guerrilla Research
9 5 (25.00%) Customer Insight
10 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (10.00%) Open Source
10 2 (10.00%) Scrum
11 1 (5.00%) Economics
11 1 (5.00%) Statistics
11 1 (5.00%) MS Office
11 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
11 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
11 1 (5.00%) Finance
11 1 (5.00%) Games
11 1 (5.00%) Game Development
11 1 (5.00%) Product Management
11 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
11 1 (5.00%) Analytics

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 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) User Researcher
2 13 (65.00%) User Experience Researcher
3 1 (5.00%) Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 18 (90.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (70.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Economics
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (95.00%) Market Research
3 17 (85.00%) Service Design
4 15 (75.00%) Ethnography
4 15 (75.00%) Human Factors
4 15 (75.00%) Usability Testing
5 11 (55.00%) User Stories
6 10 (50.00%) Guerrilla Research
7 5 (25.00%) Customer Insight
8 2 (10.00%) Open Source
8 2 (10.00%) Scrum
9 1 (5.00%) Analytics
9 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.00%) Game Development
9 1 (5.00%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft