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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 249 232 232
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 11 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.14% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.19% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
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£425 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £210 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.61
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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
7223 6731 5985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.14% 73.99% 71.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4196 3724 3142
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 258 273
Average hourly rate £22.83 £31.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.09% +5.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.41 £13.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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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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
West Sussex - 6 - -
Surrey -2 4 £425 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £425 - 1
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (75.00%) User Experience
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) Human Factors
4 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (25.00%) Test Management
5 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (20.00%) Market Research
6 4 (20.00%) Use Case
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Psychology
6 4 (20.00%) XML Messaging
6 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) SOAP
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) UNIX
6 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
6 4 (20.00%) Customer Insight
6 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.00%) HP
7 3 (15.00%) ISEB
7 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.00%) CSS
7 3 (15.00%) ISTQB

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) UX Designer
1 4 (20.00%) Designer
1 4 (20.00%) User Experience Researcher
2 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) UI/UX Designer
4 1 (5.00%) UX Developer
4 1 (5.00%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Manager
4 1 (5.00%) UI Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) SOAP
1 4 (20.00%) XML
1 4 (20.00%) XML Messaging
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) LESS
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) User Experience
2 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (35.00%) Human Factors
3 4 (20.00%) Psychology
4 2 (10.00%) W3C
5 1 (5.00%) RIA
5 1 (5.00%) FMCG
5 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.00%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) Test Management
4 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (20.00%) Customer Insight
4 4 (20.00%) Use Case
4 4 (20.00%) Market Research
5 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Web Design
6 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (5.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
1 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) ISEB
3 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
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