The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 230 217 233
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 19 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.082% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.12% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.61 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -53.06%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6685 5980 6836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.66% 70.40% 69.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3664 3192 3249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 260 315
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.89 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Usability Testing
England

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
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 28 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
Hampshire -2 11 £350 -9.67% 1
Surrey -2 5 £425 -19.04% 1
Berkshire +6 3 £325 +35.41%
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
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England

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 30 (52.63%) HTML
2 29 (50.88%) CSS
3 27 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 25 (43.86%) Graphic Design
5 23 (40.35%) Axure RP
6 20 (35.09%) Photoshop
7 16 (28.07%) Ajax
7 16 (28.07%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (28.07%) Information Architecture
8 15 (26.32%) Web Accessibility
8 15 (26.32%) XHTML
8 15 (26.32%) Adobe
8 15 (26.32%) W3C
9 13 (22.81%) Legal
9 13 (22.81%) Analytics
10 12 (21.05%) Apple iOS
10 12 (21.05%) Android
11 11 (19.30%) jQuery
12 10 (17.54%) PHP
12 10 (17.54%) OmniGraffle
13 9 (15.79%) Market Research
14 8 (14.04%) Mobile App
15 7 (12.28%) Requirements Analysis
15 7 (12.28%) Marketing
16 6 (10.53%) Advertising
16 6 (10.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 6 (10.53%) Customer Insight
16 6 (10.53%) CSS3
17 5 (8.77%) Campaign Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 3 (5.26%) Apache
2 2 (3.51%) CMS
2 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.75%) Drupal
3 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (35.09%) Photoshop
2 16 (28.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (17.54%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (8.77%) MS Office
5 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) SaaS
2 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) PBX
1 3 (5.26%) VoIP
1 3 (5.26%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (3.51%) FTP
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) MySQL
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (40.35%) Axure RP
2 6 (10.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (5.26%) Hudson
3 3 (5.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.26%) Mercurial
3 3 (5.26%) PHPUnit
3 3 (5.26%) JIRA
3 3 (5.26%) Selenium
4 2 (3.51%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.51%) Toad
4 2 (3.51%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.51%) Introscope
4 2 (3.51%) Subversion
4 2 (3.51%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (22.81%) Legal
2 7 (12.28%) Marketing
3 6 (10.53%) Advertising
4 3 (5.26%) Retail
4 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.26%) Finance
4 3 (5.26%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) Front Office
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (57.89%) Designer
2 16 (28.07%) User Experience Designer
3 15 (26.32%) Web Designer
4 13 (22.81%) Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.77%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Photoshop Designer
7 3 (5.26%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) User Experience Manager
8 2 (3.51%) UI Designer
8 2 (3.51%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (3.51%) UI Programmer
8 2 (3.51%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Senior Architect
9 1 (1.75%) User Experience Architect
9 1 (1.75%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (52.63%) HTML
2 29 (50.88%) CSS
3 16 (28.07%) Ajax
4 15 (26.32%) XHTML
5 11 (19.30%) jQuery
6 6 (10.53%) CSS3
7 5 (8.77%) HTML5
8 3 (5.26%) REST
8 3 (5.26%) Zend Framework
9 2 (3.51%) Backbone.js
9 2 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.51%) D3.js
9 2 (3.51%) Highcharts JS
9 2 (3.51%) Sass
9 2 (3.51%) LESS
9 2 (3.51%) Ember.js
9 2 (3.51%) Underscore.js
9 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.51%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.86%) Graphic Design
2 15 (26.32%) W3C
3 8 (14.04%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.26%) Open Source
4 3 (5.26%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.75%) Psychology
5 1 (1.75%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Android
1 12 (21.05%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) UNIX
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (28.07%) Information Architecture
2 15 (26.32%) Web Accessibility
3 13 (22.81%) Analytics
4 9 (15.79%) Market Research
5 7 (12.28%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) Customer Insight
7 5 (8.77%) Campaign Management
7 5 (8.77%) Customer Segmentation
7 5 (8.77%) Predictive Modelling
7 5 (8.77%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (8.77%) Multivariate Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Scrum
7 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Project Management
8 4 (7.02%) Workflow
8 4 (7.02%) User Experience Design
8 4 (7.02%) BDD
8 4 (7.02%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (7.02%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 10 (17.54%) PHP
3 5 (8.77%) C++
4 3 (5.26%) C
4 3 (5.26%) SQL
5 2 (3.51%) VB
5 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.51%) Apex Code
5 2 (3.51%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) ISEB
2 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.51%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) nmon
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Adobe
2 3 (5.26%) Zend
2 3 (5.26%) Appcelerator
3 2 (3.51%) Twitter
3 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago