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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ergonomics
Rank 595 601 556
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -45
Contract jobs citing Ergonomics 13 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.074% 0.012% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
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£400 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £400 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
17545 17089 16456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.35% 31.75% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10925 10497 9726
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 662 714
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ergonomics within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Ergonomics Daily Rate Histogram 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 15 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 1 July 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
England - 12 £400 - 1
London - 6 £338 -
South East - 4 £400 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £400 - 1
City of London - 2 £323 -
Scotland -3 1 £375 -6.25%
Livingston -9 1 £375 -6.25%
West Lothian -9 1 £375 -6.25%
North East - 1 £525 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £525 -
South West - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £525 -

Ergonomics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) User Experience
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Human Factors
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) Axure RP
4 4 (28.57%) Psychology
5 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Subversion
5 2 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
6 1 (7.14%) SNMP
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) Sun
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
6 1 (7.14%) Sun Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
6 1 (7.14%) Firmware
6 1 (7.14%) Intranet
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.14%) Maven
6 1 (7.14%) Competitor Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Omniture
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) C#

Ergonomics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SNMP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Axure RP
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Ant
3 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) UX Designer
2 3 (21.43%) Designer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Lead Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience Researcher
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Report Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) User Experience
2 6 (42.86%) Human Factors
3 4 (28.57%) Psychology
4 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Release Management
2 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
2 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) Change Control
2 1 (7.14%) Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
2 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
2 1 (7.14%) Lua
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
1 1 (7.14%) Sun
1 1 (7.14%) Omniture