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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 247 232 227
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 14 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.21% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.28% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 8
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£400 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £308 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
7350 6861 6112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.60% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4415 3767 3293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 250 270
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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
Surrey 0 7 £400 -5.88% 1
West Sussex - 3 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £375 -
East Sussex - 2 £425 -
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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 18 (75.00%) User Experience
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Scrum
3 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (25.00%) Test Management
4 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (25.00%) Human Factors
4 6 (25.00%) Use Case
4 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) SOAP
5 5 (20.83%) XML
5 5 (20.83%) UNIX
5 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
5 5 (20.83%) XML Messaging
5 5 (20.83%) Test Planning
5 5 (20.83%) SoapUI
6 4 (16.67%) Customer Insight
6 4 (16.67%) Analytics
6 4 (16.67%) Market Research
6 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.67%) Axure RP
6 4 (16.67%) ISEB
6 4 (16.67%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) Psychology
7 3 (12.50%) HP
7 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 3 (12.50%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
1 2 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.17%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) SoapUI
2 4 (16.67%) Axure RP
3 2 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) UX Designer
1 7 (29.17%) Designer
2 4 (16.67%) User Experience Researcher
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) SOAP
1 5 (20.83%) XML
1 5 (20.83%) XML Messaging
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) HTML5
3 2 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (75.00%) User Experience
2 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (25.00%) Human Factors
4 4 (16.67%) Psychology
5 2 (8.33%) W3C
6 1 (4.17%) FMCG
6 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
6 1 (4.17%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Scrum
3 6 (25.00%) Use Case
3 6 (25.00%) Test Management
4 5 (20.83%) Test Planning
5 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (16.67%) Market Research
5 4 (16.67%) Customer Insight
5 4 (16.67%) Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) CRM
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Workflow
7 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Information Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Web Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.17%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
1 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) ISEB
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) ClickTale
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