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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 86 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 8 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.55% 0.55% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.72% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
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£400 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £403
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -9.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Usability Testing
South East

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
1102 969 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.42% 75.88% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 590 554
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 39
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.00 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Leatherhead - 5 £400 -
Staines -2 3 - -
Usability Testing
South East

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
1 5 (62.50%) XML Messaging
1 5 (62.50%) Use Case
1 5 (62.50%) Test Management
1 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 3 (37.50%) Information Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) W3C
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) UX Designer
1 3 (37.50%) Designer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) XML Messaging
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Use Case
1 5 (62.50%) Test Management
1 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Information Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) ClickTale
2 1 (12.50%) SAP