The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Ergonomics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ergonomics over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ergonomics
Rank 596 560 569
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +9
Contract jobs citing Ergonomics 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.019% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.028% 0.061% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Average daily rate
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£357 £375 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £277 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £418 £456
% change year-on-year
-10.17% -8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -37.50%

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
17829 16321 16382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.67% 31.58% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11225 10213 9585
Average daily rate £410 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 691 805
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

Ergonomics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ergonomics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ergonomics within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
England -38 3 £350 -6.66%
London -3 2 £341 -9.04%
City of London +23 1 £325 -
Colchester - - - -
Essex - - - -
East of England - - - -

Ergonomics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ergonomics 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 Ergonomics.

1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 4 (50.00%) Validation
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Axure RP
3 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Java EE
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) WCAG
4 1 (12.50%) Psychology

Ergonomics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ergonomics 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 Ergonomics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) OmniGraffle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (12.50%) German Language
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
1 1 (12.50%) GWT
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Validation
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Competitor Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) WCAG
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle