The table below looks at the statistics for Human Factors skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Human Factors over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Human Factors
Rank 531 545 571
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +26
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 93 71 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.18% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 44 12
Average daily rate £400 £444 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £558 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £460 £413
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +11.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41848 40077 37882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.28% 77.58% 76.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27401 25574 22963
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1200 1065 1153
Average hourly rate £39.34 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.30% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Human Factors
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Human Factors within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Human Factors Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Human Factors
Daily Rate Trend

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

Human Factors Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Human Factors
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Human Factors within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Human Factors Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Human Factors
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Human Factors Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Human Factors
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Human Factors within the UK over the 3 months to 9 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 -9 90 £420 -6.66% 11
London +11 43 £438 +1.44% 4
North East -18 18 £400 +6.66% 1
Tyne and Wear -22 17 £425 -15.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 16 £450 -10.00%
West Midlands 0 15 £385 +28.33%
Shropshire - 15 £385 -
Telford - 14 £380 -
Leeds -2 7 £420 +46.08%
West Yorkshire -5 7 £420 +46.08%
Yorkshire -9 7 £420 +46.08%
South West +1 5 £375 - 1
City of London +39 3 £428 +10.32% 1
Bristol +2 3 £375 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £400 -
Scotland - 3 £400 -
Dorset - 2 - -
Hampshire +4 1 £375 -
East of England -1 1 - - 2
South East -11 1 £375 -34.44%
Cambridge - 1 - - 2
Winchester - 1 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Human Factors 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 Human Factors.

1 134 (83.23%) User Experience
2 125 (77.64%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (71.43%) Psychology
3 115 (71.43%) Ethnography
4 113 (70.19%) Usability Testing
5 107 (66.46%) Degree
6 100 (62.11%) Market Research
7 88 (54.66%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (21.74%) Customer Insight
9 31 (19.25%) Mentoring
10 29 (18.01%) Security Cleared
11 25 (15.53%) Scrum
12 19 (11.80%) User Stories
13 17 (10.56%) Axure RP
14 15 (9.32%) Service Delivery
14 15 (9.32%) HTML
15 14 (8.70%) JavaScript
15 14 (8.70%) CSS
15 14 (8.70%) Information Architecture
15 14 (8.70%) Product Management
16 13 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (8.07%) Analytics
17 12 (7.45%) Project Management
17 12 (7.45%) Marketing
17 12 (7.45%) Software Engineering
18 11 (6.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
18 11 (6.83%) RIA
18 11 (6.83%) Industrial Design
18 11 (6.83%) MS Visio
18 11 (6.83%) Adobe

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Human Factors 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 Human Factors. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.62%) Liferay
Applications
1 11 (6.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 11 (6.83%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.24%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (10.56%) Axure RP
2 11 (6.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.24%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.24%) JIRA
4 1 (0.62%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.62%) Flyway
4 1 (0.62%) Gradle
4 1 (0.62%) Grunt
4 1 (0.62%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.62%) JUnit
4 1 (0.62%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.62%) Mockito
4 1 (0.62%) Protractor
4 1 (0.62%) Selenium
4 1 (0.62%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.62%) Subversion
General
1 12 (7.45%) Marketing
2 5 (3.11%) Legal
3 3 (1.86%) Finance
3 3 (1.86%) Retail
4 2 (1.24%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.24%) Banking
4 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.24%) Military
5 1 (0.62%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 126 (78.26%) User Researcher
2 52 (32.30%) User Experience Researcher
3 36 (22.36%) Digital User Researcher
4 13 (8.07%) Architect
5 12 (7.45%) User Experience Architect
6 10 (6.21%) Senior User Researcher
7 6 (3.73%) Designer
7 6 (3.73%) Senior User Experience Researcher
7 6 (3.73%) UX Designer
8 3 (1.86%) Analyst
8 3 (1.86%) Consultant
8 3 (1.86%) Developer
8 3 (1.86%) User Experience Consultant
9 2 (1.24%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (1.24%) Business Analyst
9 2 (1.24%) Lead Developer
9 2 (1.24%) Senior Architect
9 2 (1.24%) Senior Digital User Researcher
9 2 (1.24%) Senior User Experience Architect
10 1 (0.62%) Lead UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.32%) HTML
2 14 (8.70%) CSS
3 7 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (0.62%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.62%) DOM
4 1 (0.62%) Ehcache
4 1 (0.62%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.62%) HTML5
4 1 (0.62%) Java EE
4 1 (0.62%) JPA
4 1 (0.62%) jQuery
4 1 (0.62%) JSON
4 1 (0.62%) RESTful
4 1 (0.62%) Spring
4 1 (0.62%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.62%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.62%) Spring Security
4 1 (0.62%) Velocity
4 1 (0.62%) XML
4 1 (0.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 134 (83.23%) User Experience
2 115 (71.43%) Psychology
3 88 (54.66%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.83%) RIA
5 9 (5.59%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.62%) Biology
7 1 (0.62%) Ergonomics
7 1 (0.62%) Life Science
7 1 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.48%) Android
1 4 (2.48%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (77.64%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (71.43%) Ethnography
3 113 (70.19%) Usability Testing
4 100 (62.11%) Market Research
5 35 (21.74%) Customer Insight
6 31 (19.25%) Mentoring
7 25 (15.53%) Scrum
8 19 (11.80%) User Stories
9 15 (9.32%) Service Delivery
10 14 (8.70%) Information Architecture
10 14 (8.70%) Product Management
11 13 (8.07%) Analytics
11 13 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (7.45%) Project Management
12 12 (7.45%) Software Engineering
13 11 (6.83%) Industrial Design
14 8 (4.97%) Data Visualisation
15 7 (4.35%) Qualitative Research
16 5 (3.11%) Workflow
17 4 (2.48%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.86%) Java
3 1 (0.62%) C
3 1 (0.62%) PHP
3 1 (0.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (66.46%) Degree
2 29 (18.01%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.86%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.24%) HNC
5 2 (1.24%) HND
6 1 (0.62%) IIBA
6 1 (0.62%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.24%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 11 (6.83%) Adobe
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle
2 1 (0.62%) ServiceNow
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