The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 West 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 140 - 132
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.066% - 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£400 - £353
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.61 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -49.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2193 1512 2124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.11% 70.62% 69.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1463 974 1298
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 67 132
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Usability Testing
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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
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 1 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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 - - - - 1
Usability Testing
England

Usability Testing
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Intranet
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Web Design
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Psychology
2 1 (33.33%) Market Research
2 1 (33.33%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Intranet
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Web Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Web Content Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Content Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Psychology
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Web Design
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Market Research
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft