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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 241 253 238
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 24 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 8
Median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £405 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Usability Testing
England

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
7180 7498 6836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.59% 79.60% 75.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4392 4364 3776
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 242 259
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.44 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -5 15 £343 -
Hampshire - 4 £450 -
Berkshire +2 3 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Usability Testing
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 30 (68.18%) User Experience
2 20 (45.45%) Service Design
2 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (43.18%) Ethnography
4 17 (38.64%) Degree
4 17 (38.64%) Human Factors
4 17 (38.64%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (38.64%) Market Research
5 16 (36.36%) Wireframes
6 15 (34.09%) Psychology
7 13 (29.55%) Guerrilla Research
8 11 (25.00%) HTML
8 11 (25.00%) User Stories
9 9 (20.45%) CSS
9 9 (20.45%) Prototyping
10 7 (15.91%) CRM
11 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
11 6 (13.64%) CSS3
11 6 (13.64%) Information Architecture
11 6 (13.64%) HTML5
11 6 (13.64%) jQuery
11 6 (13.64%) Web Design
12 5 (11.36%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (11.36%) Customer Insight
12 5 (11.36%) Analytics
12 5 (11.36%) Scrum
13 4 (9.09%) Axure RP
13 4 (9.09%) Google Analytics
14 3 (6.82%) ClickTale
14 3 (6.82%) 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 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Google Analytics
2 3 (6.82%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.55%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) User Researcher
2 15 (34.09%) User Experience Researcher
3 11 (25.00%) Designer
3 11 (25.00%) UX Designer
4 5 (11.36%) Developer
5 3 (6.82%) UI Developer
5 3 (6.82%) UI/UX Developer
5 3 (6.82%) UX Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) HTML
2 9 (20.45%) CSS
3 6 (13.64%) CSS3
3 6 (13.64%) HTML5
3 6 (13.64%) jQuery
4 3 (6.82%) Ajax
5 2 (4.55%) .NET
5 2 (4.55%) Apache Flex
5 2 (4.55%) J2EE
5 2 (4.55%) Visualforce
5 2 (4.55%) Web Services
5 2 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (68.18%) User Experience
2 17 (38.64%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (34.09%) Psychology
4 3 (6.82%) W3C
5 1 (2.27%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (45.45%) Service Design
2 19 (43.18%) Ethnography
3 17 (38.64%) Human Factors
3 17 (38.64%) Market Research
4 16 (36.36%) Wireframes
5 13 (29.55%) Guerrilla Research
6 11 (25.00%) User Stories
7 9 (20.45%) Prototyping
8 7 (15.91%) CRM
9 6 (13.64%) Information Architecture
9 6 (13.64%) Web Design
10 5 (11.36%) Analytics
10 5 (11.36%) Customer Insight
10 5 (11.36%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (11.36%) Scrum
11 3 (6.82%) Competitor Analysis
11 3 (6.82%) Data Analytics
12 2 (4.55%) Open Source
12 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.55%) Apex Code
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) ClickTale
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe
3 1 (2.27%) Google
3 1 (2.27%) Sitecore