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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Testing
Rank 85 85 85
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.47% 0.30% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.40% 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 £420 £450 £233
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +93.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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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
1085 991 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 72.24% 74.40% 70.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 627 500
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 46
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -14.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
1 5 (50.00%) C++
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) PBX
1 5 (50.00%) VoIP
1 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
1 5 (50.00%) Zend
1 5 (50.00%) jQuery
1 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 5 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
1 5 (50.00%) PHPUnit
1 5 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) Hudson
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) Zend Framework
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) Marketing
3 3 (30.00%) Marketing Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) VUI
4 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (20.00%) Speech Recognition

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 5 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) PBX
1 5 (50.00%) VoIP
1 5 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
1 5 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 5 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Hudson
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Avaya Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience Architect
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) jQuery
1 5 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (40.00%) Zend Framework
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Flash
3 1 (10.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) VUI
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) IVR
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Marketing Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (10.00%) B2C
5 1 (10.00%) Web Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) SEO
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Campaign Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Online Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C++
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Zend
2 2 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft