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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 210 232 237
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 40 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.060% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.084% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 5
Average daily rate £400 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £343 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - £32.25
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 20 £325 - 1
Berkshire 0 11 £400 +26.98%
Surrey - 8 £388 -
Oxfordshire -2 1 £300 - 2
East Sussex - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 37 (56.06%) Axure RP
2 34 (51.52%) HTML
2 34 (51.52%) CSS
3 28 (42.42%) Graphic Design
4 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
5 22 (33.33%) Photoshop
6 20 (30.30%) OmniGraffle
7 18 (27.27%) Adobe
8 17 (25.76%) Scrum
8 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (25.76%) Ajax
9 16 (24.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (24.24%) Android
9 16 (24.24%) Apple iOS
10 15 (22.73%) Information Architecture
10 15 (22.73%) XHTML
11 13 (19.70%) Mobile App
12 12 (18.18%) W3C
12 12 (18.18%) Legal
12 12 (18.18%) Web Accessibility
13 11 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 10 (15.15%) CSS3
15 9 (13.64%) Analytics
15 9 (13.64%) HTML5
15 9 (13.64%) Validation
15 9 (13.64%) Retail
16 8 (12.12%) Smartphone
16 8 (12.12%) Automotive
16 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Blend
16 8 (12.12%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 20 (30.30%) OmniGraffle
3 16 (24.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (12.12%) MS Office
5 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
1 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) FTP
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (56.06%) Axure RP
2 11 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Blend
3 8 (12.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.03%) Subversion
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.52%) Selenium
5 1 (1.52%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.52%) Toad
5 1 (1.52%) Introscope
5 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.52%) JProfiler
General
1 12 (18.18%) Legal
2 9 (13.64%) Retail
3 8 (12.12%) Automotive
4 4 (6.06%) Marketing
4 4 (6.06%) Advertising
5 2 (3.03%) Publishing
5 2 (3.03%) Finance
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Front Office
6 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (74.24%) Designer
2 32 (48.48%) User Experience Designer
3 15 (22.73%) Web Designer
4 8 (12.12%) Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Web Developer
5 4 (6.06%) UI Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Architect
6 3 (4.55%) UI Programmer
7 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 2 (3.03%) UI Designer
7 2 (3.03%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) PHP Developer
8 1 (1.52%) QA Engineer
8 1 (1.52%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.52%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (1.52%) User Experience Manager
8 1 (1.52%) Consultant
8 1 (1.52%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (51.52%) HTML
1 34 (51.52%) CSS
2 17 (25.76%) Ajax
3 15 (22.73%) XHTML
4 10 (15.15%) CSS3
5 9 (13.64%) HTML5
6 8 (12.12%) jQuery
6 8 (12.12%) WPF
6 8 (12.12%) Silverlight
7 2 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (3.03%) D3.js
7 2 (3.03%) Backbone.js
7 2 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.03%) Highcharts JS
7 2 (3.03%) Sass
7 2 (3.03%) LESS
7 2 (3.03%) Ember.js
7 2 (3.03%) Underscore.js
7 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.03%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 28 (42.42%) Graphic Design
2 13 (19.70%) Mobile App
3 12 (18.18%) W3C
4 8 (12.12%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.52%) Psychology
5 1 (1.52%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.52%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.52%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Android
1 16 (24.24%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) CentOS
3 1 (1.52%) UNIX
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Scrum
1 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.73%) Information Architecture
3 12 (18.18%) Web Accessibility
4 9 (13.64%) Analytics
4 9 (13.64%) Validation
5 7 (10.61%) User Experience Design
5 7 (10.61%) Rapid Prototyping
5 7 (10.61%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (9.09%) Market Research
6 6 (9.09%) Customer Insight
7 5 (7.58%) User Stories
8 4 (6.06%) Workflow
9 3 (4.55%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (4.55%) Predictive Modelling
9 3 (4.55%) Multivariate Testing
9 3 (4.55%) Project Management
9 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.55%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
2 8 (12.12%) PHP
3 2 (3.03%) SQL
3 2 (3.03%) Java
3 2 (3.03%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.52%) PHP5
4 1 (1.52%) VB
4 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) ISEB
2 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.52%) nmon
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Adobe
2 8 (12.12%) Appcelerator
3 2 (3.03%) Twitter
3 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) Mercator
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.52%) HP
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