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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 239 257 216
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -41
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 31 10 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.10% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.13% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 24
Median daily rate £360 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £425 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - £16.50
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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
7655 7727 7084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.52% 77.86% 74.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4702 4357 3939
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 283 282
Median hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 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 3 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 -2 22 £325 -
Berkshire +11 6 £375 +25.00%
East Sussex -5 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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 40 (75.47%) User Experience
2 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.85%) Ethnography
4 18 (33.96%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (32.08%) Service Design
5 17 (32.08%) Market Research
5 17 (32.08%) Degree
5 17 (32.08%) Human Factors
6 16 (30.19%) Web Design
7 15 (28.30%) Psychology
7 15 (28.30%) CRM
7 15 (28.30%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (20.75%) User Stories
8 11 (20.75%) HTML
9 9 (16.98%) CSS
10 5 (9.43%) SQL
10 5 (9.43%) Scrum
10 5 (9.43%) Customer Insight
10 5 (9.43%) Analytics
11 4 (7.55%) Google Analytics
11 4 (7.55%) Axure RP
11 4 (7.55%) Retail
12 3 (5.66%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
12 3 (5.66%) Oracle
12 3 (5.66%) Photoshop
12 3 (5.66%) Adobe
12 3 (5.66%) ClickTale
12 3 (5.66%) Adobe Analytics

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 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.89%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.89%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.66%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.77%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) FTP
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Axure RP
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.77%) FitNesse
3 2 (3.77%) MSTest
3 2 (3.77%) NCrunch
3 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.77%) WatiN
4 1 (1.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.89%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.89%) Introscope
4 1 (1.89%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.89%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (1.89%) Toad
General
1 4 (7.55%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Designer
1 25 (47.17%) UX Designer
2 21 (39.62%) User Researcher
3 14 (26.42%) User Experience Researcher
4 3 (5.66%) Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Agile Test Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Junior
5 2 (3.77%) Junior Designer
5 2 (3.77%) Junior UX Designer
5 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Test Automation Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Test Manager
5 2 (3.77%) UI Designer
5 2 (3.77%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (1.89%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) HTML
2 9 (16.98%) CSS
3 3 (5.66%) CSS3
3 3 (5.66%) HTML5
3 3 (5.66%) jQuery
3 3 (5.66%) Visualforce
4 2 (3.77%) .NET
4 2 (3.77%) Apache Flex
4 2 (3.77%) J2EE
4 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 2 (3.77%) XML
5 1 (1.89%) JDBC
5 1 (1.89%) Mason
5 1 (1.89%) Middleware
5 1 (1.89%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (75.47%) User Experience
2 18 (33.96%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (28.30%) Psychology
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
1 1 (1.89%) Solaris
1 1 (1.89%) Unix
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.85%) Ethnography
3 17 (32.08%) Human Factors
3 17 (32.08%) Market Research
3 17 (32.08%) Service Design
4 16 (30.19%) Web Design
5 15 (28.30%) CRM
5 15 (28.30%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (20.75%) User Stories
7 5 (9.43%) Analytics
7 5 (9.43%) Customer Insight
7 5 (9.43%) Scrum
8 3 (5.66%) Data Analytics
8 3 (5.66%) Information Architecture
9 2 (3.77%) BDD
9 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.77%) Manual Testing
9 2 (3.77%) Open Source
9 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.77%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) Apex Code
2 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.77%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) C++
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (1.89%) nmon
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Adobe
1 3 (5.66%) ClickTale
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle
1 3 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Google
3 1 (1.89%) Siebel