The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Ergonomics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ergonomics over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ergonomics
Rank 646 616 613
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Contract jobs citing Ergonomics 10 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.020% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.056% 0.064% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Median daily rate £500 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.58% -1.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18013 17308 16772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.02% 31.81% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11670 10593 10336
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 605 711 735
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Ergonomics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Ergonomics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Ergonomics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ergonomics
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ergonomics within the UK.

Ergonomics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ergonomics
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ergonomics within the UK.

Ergonomics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Ergonomics
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ergonomics within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -24 9 £475 +18.75% 2
Gloucestershire - 6 - -
South West - 6 - -
Cheltenham - 4 - -
North West - 2 £475 -
Buckinghamshire +10 1 - -
Milton Keynes +4 1 - -
South East -16 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £475 -
Lancashire - 1 - -

Ergonomics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ergonomics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Ergonomics.

1 10 (71.43%) DV Cleared
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) Visualisation
2 9 (64.29%) QA
2 9 (64.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) RHCE
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 3 (21.43%) Capistrano
6 3 (21.43%) Puppet
6 3 (21.43%) Big Data
6 3 (21.43%) Analytics
6 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) Coaching
6 3 (21.43%) User Experience
7 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (14.29%) JIRA
7 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (14.29%) Ant
8 1 (7.14%) JUnit
8 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
8 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (7.14%) EJB
8 1 (7.14%) JDBC
8 1 (7.14%) Web Services
8 1 (7.14%) XML

Ergonomics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Ant
1 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) Gradle
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) User Experience Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) User Experience Researcher
5 1 (7.14%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) EJB
1 1 (7.14%) GWT
1 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.14%) Java EE
1 1 (7.14%) JDBC
1 1 (7.14%) JMS
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Visualisation
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) SFIA
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Lua
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) DV Cleared
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Capistrano
1 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle