The table below looks at the statistics for Usability Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 132 141 147
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 7 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.44% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.54% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 3
Median daily rate £421 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £434 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Usability Testing
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2221 2578 2508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.52% 80.76% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1797 1698
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 107 123
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £23.25 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Usability Testing across the South West region.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Usability Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Usability Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Devon +4 5 £443 +9.25%
Bristol +4 2 £344 -11.29% 1
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 West region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 19 (95.00%) User Experience
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) SQLite
3 10 (50.00%) Web Services
3 10 (50.00%) Android
4 9 (45.00%) Android Development
5 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (30.00%) Ethnography
6 6 (30.00%) ActionBarSherlock
6 6 (30.00%) Mechanoid
6 6 (30.00%) Robolectric
6 6 (30.00%) Robotium
6 6 (30.00%) Google
6 6 (30.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Degree
6 6 (30.00%) Google Play
7 5 (25.00%) Customer Insight
7 5 (25.00%) Analytics
7 5 (25.00%) Human Factors
7 5 (25.00%) Service Design
8 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (20.00%) Open Source
8 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 4 (20.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
10 2 (10.00%) Information Architecture
10 2 (10.00%) HTML5
10 2 (10.00%) CSS3
10 2 (10.00%) Web Development

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (10.00%) Fireworks
1 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Mechanoid
1 6 (30.00%) Robolectric
1 6 (30.00%) Robotium
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Android Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Android Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (35.00%) User Researcher
5 1 (5.00%) Android Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Digital User Researcher
5 1 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) User Experience Researcher
5 1 (5.00%) Web Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (30.00%) ActionBarSherlock
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) CSS3
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (95.00%) User Experience
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (5.00%) Psychology
3 1 (5.00%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Android Development
3 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (30.00%) Ethnography
4 6 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) Customer Insight
5 5 (25.00%) Human Factors
5 5 (25.00%) Service Design
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) Information Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Prototyping
7 2 (10.00%) Web Design
7 2 (10.00%) Web Development
7 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
8 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Guerrilla Research
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 14001
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Google