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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 245 210 229
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +19
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 11 39 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.41% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.57% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 3
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£388 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £471 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
7510 6809 6094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.02% 71.99% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4242 3803 3178
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 261 265
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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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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
Berkshire -12 3 £300 -25.00%
West Sussex - 3 - -
East Sussex - 2 £388 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (92.31%) User Experience
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (46.15%) Human Factors
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Customer Insight
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Psychology
5 3 (23.08%) Market Research
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5
6 2 (15.38%) Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.69%) MVNO
7 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (7.69%) LESS
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) Web Development
7 1 (7.69%) RIA

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (7.69%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Designer
2 3 (23.08%) User Experience Researcher
2 3 (23.08%) UX Designer
3 2 (15.38%) UI Designer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
4 1 (7.69%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) UX Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.69%) LESS
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) User Experience
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (46.15%) Human Factors
3 3 (23.08%) Psychology
4 1 (7.69%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (7.69%) RIA
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Customer Insight
3 3 (23.08%) Market Research
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Product Management
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) IBM
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
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