The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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 Surrey 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 83 79 90
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.39% 0.24% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.33% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£425 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%
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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
934 904 1060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 73.43% 71.63% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 488 535
Average daily rate £375 £388 £367
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 63
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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South East

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 31 July 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 (69.23%) Information Architecture
1 9 (69.23%) Axure RP
2 8 (61.54%) Adobe
3 7 (53.85%) Graphic Design
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 3 (23.08%) MySQL
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Apache
5 3 (23.08%) C
5 3 (23.08%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) PBX
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
5 3 (23.08%) Selenium
5 3 (23.08%) Zend
5 3 (23.08%) Zend Framework
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Mercurial
5 3 (23.08%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) PHPUnit
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) Hudson
5 3 (23.08%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.69%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) PBX
1 3 (23.08%) VoIP
1 3 (23.08%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Axure RP
2 3 (23.08%) Hudson
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) Mercurial
2 3 (23.08%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) User Experience Designer
1 7 (53.85%) Designer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Web Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) jQuery
2 3 (23.08%) REST
2 3 (23.08%) Zend Framework
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) Flash
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Graphic Design
2 3 (23.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Information Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) BDD
2 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
3 2 (15.38%) SEO
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Campaign Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Online Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) B2C
4 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) C
2 3 (23.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Adobe
2 3 (23.08%) Zend