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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 131 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% - 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £444 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +61.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +29.31%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2371 1588 2188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.71% 70.96% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1069 1307
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 78 148
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £11.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
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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
Bristol - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Usability Testing
England

Usability Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (81.82%) Photoshop
1 9 (81.82%) User Experience
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) Web Design
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Web Development
3 7 (63.64%) Information Architecture
3 7 (63.64%) HTML5
3 7 (63.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (63.64%) Fireworks
3 7 (63.64%) CSS3
4 6 (54.55%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Intranet
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Psychology
6 1 (9.09%) Market Research
6 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (9.09%) BT

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Photoshop
2 7 (63.64%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (63.64%) Fireworks
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Designer
3 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Web Designer
4 2 (18.18%) Content Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Web Content Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Web Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Usability Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) User Experience Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) HTML5
2 7 (63.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Psychology
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Web Design
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Web Development
2 7 (63.64%) Information Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Market Research
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) BT
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