The table below looks at the statistics for Usability Testing 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 Usability Testing over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 238 253 232
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 32 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 12
Median daily rate £360 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £361 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7318 7350 6882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.02% 78.65% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4491 4163 3834
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 267 285
Median hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% +11.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Usability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Usability Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Usability Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Usability Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Usability Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Usability Testing
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 Usability Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 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 -12 22 £325 -
Berkshire -3 4 £388 -
Hampshire - 4 £450 -
East Sussex +1 1 - -
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing 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 Usability Testing.

1 34 (69.39%) User Experience
2 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.82%) Service Design
4 19 (38.78%) Wireframes
4 19 (38.78%) Ethnography
5 18 (36.73%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (34.69%) Market Research
6 17 (34.69%) Degree
6 17 (34.69%) Human Factors
7 15 (30.61%) Psychology
8 12 (24.49%) CRM
9 11 (22.45%) User Stories
9 11 (22.45%) Web Design
10 10 (20.41%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (20.41%) HTML
11 8 (16.33%) CSS
12 5 (10.20%) Scrum
12 5 (10.20%) Customer Insight
12 5 (10.20%) Analytics
13 4 (8.16%) Axure RP
13 4 (8.16%) Google Analytics
13 4 (8.16%) Retail
14 3 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (6.12%) jQuery
14 3 (6.12%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (6.12%) Oracle
14 3 (6.12%) Photoshop
14 3 (6.12%) Adobe
14 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
14 3 (6.12%) SQL

Usability Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.04%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) BigMachines
1 1 (2.04%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Google Analytics
2 3 (6.12%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.08%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) FTP
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
1 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Axure RP
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.04%) Introscope
3 1 (2.04%) JProfiler
3 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.04%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (2.04%) Toad
General
1 4 (8.16%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) User Researcher
2 19 (38.78%) Designer
2 19 (38.78%) UX Designer
3 14 (28.57%) User Experience Researcher
4 2 (4.08%) Developer
4 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 1 (2.04%) Analyst
5 1 (2.04%) Junior
5 1 (2.04%) Junior Designer
5 1 (2.04%) Junior UX Designer
5 1 (2.04%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (2.04%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.04%) UI Designer
5 1 (2.04%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) HTML
2 8 (16.33%) CSS
3 3 (6.12%) CSS3
3 3 (6.12%) HTML5
3 3 (6.12%) jQuery
3 3 (6.12%) Visualforce
4 2 (4.08%) .NET
4 2 (4.08%) Apache Flex
4 2 (4.08%) J2EE
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 2 (4.08%) XML
5 1 (2.04%) JDBC
5 1 (2.04%) Mason
5 1 (2.04%) Middleware
5 1 (2.04%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (69.39%) User Experience
2 18 (36.73%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (30.61%) Psychology
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Solaris
1 1 (2.04%) Unix
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.82%) Service Design
3 19 (38.78%) Ethnography
3 19 (38.78%) Wireframes
4 17 (34.69%) Human Factors
4 17 (34.69%) Market Research
5 12 (24.49%) CRM
6 11 (22.45%) User Stories
6 11 (22.45%) Web Design
7 10 (20.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (10.20%) Analytics
8 5 (10.20%) Customer Insight
8 5 (10.20%) Scrum
9 3 (6.12%) Data Analytics
9 3 (6.12%) Information Architecture
10 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 2 (4.08%) Migration
10 2 (4.08%) Open Source
10 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (4.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) Apex Code
1 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
1 3 (6.12%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) C++
3 1 (2.04%) PHP
3 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (2.04%) nmon
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Adobe
1 3 (6.12%) ClickTale
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle
1 3 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.04%) Google
2 1 (2.04%) Siebel
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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