The table below looks at the statistics for Usability Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 81 82 88
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.54% 0.32% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.44% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £403 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +46.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00
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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 Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
948 918 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 72.87% 72.80% 69.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 544 436
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 53
Average hourly rate £45.00 £26.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £19.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Usability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Usability Testing Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (60.00%) Information Architecture
1 9 (60.00%) Axure RP
2 8 (53.33%) Adobe
3 7 (46.67%) Graphic Design
4 5 (33.33%) jQuery
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) PHP
5 4 (26.67%) MySQL
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Apache
5 4 (26.67%) C
5 4 (26.67%) C++
5 4 (26.67%) PBX
5 4 (26.67%) VoIP
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (26.67%) JIRA
5 4 (26.67%) Mercurial
5 4 (26.67%) Selenium
5 4 (26.67%) Zend
5 4 (26.67%) Zend Framework
5 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) PHPUnit
5 4 (26.67%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) Hudson
5 4 (26.67%) REST
6 3 (20.00%) Marketing

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 4 (26.67%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) PBX
1 4 (26.67%) VoIP
1 4 (26.67%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Axure RP
2 4 (26.67%) Hudson
2 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) JIRA
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) Mercurial
2 4 (26.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) User Experience Designer
1 7 (46.67%) Designer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Web Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) jQuery
2 4 (26.67%) REST
2 4 (26.67%) Zend Framework
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) Flash
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Graphic Design
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) VUI
3 1 (6.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Information Architecture
2 4 (26.67%) BDD
2 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (13.33%) SEO
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Campaign Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Online Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) B2C
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Web Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Use Case
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) PHP
2 4 (26.67%) C
2 4 (26.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Adobe
2 4 (26.67%) Zend
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya