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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ergonomics
Rank 618 603 594
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing Ergonomics 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.048% 0.013% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £525 £444 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% +10.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
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
16634 15945 15716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.26% 31.16% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10734 9928 9465
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 647 666 675
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.51 £40.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 9 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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 8 £525 +18.30% 2
Gloucestershire - 6 - -
South West - 6 - -
Cheltenham - 4 - -
London +5 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 £525 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £525 -
Yorkshire - 1 £525 -
City of London - 1 - -

Ergonomics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 9 (60.00%) QA
1 9 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 7 (46.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (46.67%) DV Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 3 (20.00%) Wiki
5 3 (20.00%) GitHub
6 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) Capistrano
6 2 (13.33%) Puppet
6 2 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (13.33%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) Big Data
6 2 (13.33%) Banking
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
6 2 (13.33%) Omniture
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

Ergonomics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) GitHub
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) KDB
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) Toad
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) MATLAB Developer
4 2 (13.33%) GUI Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Report Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) User Researcher
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (20.00%) Wiki
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) RIA
4 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Ethnography
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (6.67%) Human Factors
4 1 (6.67%) Human Resource Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Qualitative Research
4 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) DV Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Capistrano
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Omniture
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle