The table below looks at the statistics for Human Factors skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Human Factors over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Human Factors
Rank 586 619 603
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -16
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 61 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.070% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.087% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 23
Median daily rate £416 £430 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.19% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £342 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £494 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £38.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - £35.00

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
44775 46207 43715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 80.33% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29547 30038 27060
Median daily rate £438 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1253 1181
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Human Factors
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Human Factors as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 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 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Human Factors within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 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
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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 +26 59 £425 -3.40% 4
London -7 20 £438 +1.74% 1
Yorkshire - 12 £438 -
West Midlands - 12 £400 -
Leeds - 12 £438 -
West Yorkshire - 12 £438 -
South East +20 9 £400 +59.36% 2
Coventry - 7 £400 -
Shropshire - 5 - -
Telford - 5 - -
Worthing - 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £400 -
West Sussex - 4 - - 1
Wales +18 2 £399 -4.49%
South Wales +17 2 £399 -4.49%
North West +5 2 £425 +6.25%
Newport -1 2 £399 -4.49%
North East -29 2 £430 -8.51%
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 2 £430 -8.51%
Tyne and Wear -38 2 £430 -8.51%
Milton Keynes - 2 £400 -
Filton - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
South West - 2 - - 1
Warrington - 1 £425 -
City of London - 1 £450 -
Westminster - 1 £450 -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 - -

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Human Factors 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 Human Factors.

1 153 (83.61%) User Experience
2 147 (80.33%) Usability Testing
3 131 (71.58%) Psychology
4 124 (67.76%) Market Research
5 122 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
6 119 (65.03%) Agile Software Development
7 118 (64.48%) Degree
7 118 (64.48%) Ethnography
8 98 (53.55%) Service Design
9 85 (46.45%) Guerrilla Research
10 63 (34.43%) Customer Insight
11 37 (20.22%) Axure RP
12 28 (15.30%) Wireframes
13 26 (14.21%) Web Development
13 26 (14.21%) HTML
13 26 (14.21%) JavaScript
14 25 (13.66%) CSS
14 25 (13.66%) Software Engineering
15 24 (13.11%) Mentoring
15 24 (13.11%) Project Management
16 23 (12.57%) Marketing
16 23 (12.57%) Information Architecture
16 23 (12.57%) RIA
17 22 (12.02%) Product Management
17 22 (12.02%) Industrial Design
17 22 (12.02%) Adobe
18 21 (11.48%) MS Visio
18 21 (11.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
18 21 (11.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 17 (9.29%) User Stories

Human Factors
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 (0.55%) CMS
1 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (11.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 21 (11.48%) MS Visio
2 16 (8.74%) UserZoom
3 6 (3.28%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.73%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.55%) MS Office
5 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) Broadband
1 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.09%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 37 (20.22%) Axure RP
2 21 (11.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.55%) gulp
3 1 (0.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.55%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.55%) Subversion
3 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (12.57%) Marketing
2 9 (4.92%) French Language
3 5 (2.73%) Military
4 3 (1.64%) Finance
5 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 131 (71.58%) User Researcher
2 85 (46.45%) User Experience Researcher
3 25 (13.66%) Digital User Researcher
4 22 (12.02%) Architect
4 22 (12.02%) User Experience Architect
5 21 (11.48%) Senior User Researcher
6 9 (4.92%) Senior User Experience Researcher
7 8 (4.37%) Senior Architect
7 8 (4.37%) Senior User Experience Architect
8 5 (2.73%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (2.73%) Software Engineer
9 3 (1.64%) Consultant
9 3 (1.64%) Designer
9 3 (1.64%) Developer
9 3 (1.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (1.64%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (1.64%) UI Developer
9 3 (1.64%) User Experience Consultant
10 2 (1.09%) CSS Developer
10 2 (1.09%) UI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.21%) HTML
2 25 (13.66%) CSS
3 10 (5.46%) HTML5
4 9 (4.92%) CSS3
5 5 (2.73%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.73%) jQuery
6 3 (1.64%) Node.js
6 3 (1.64%) OOCSS
7 2 (1.09%) Express
7 2 (1.09%) JSON
7 2 (1.09%) LESS
7 2 (1.09%) Modernizr
7 2 (1.09%) React
7 2 (1.09%) Sass
8 1 (0.55%) .NET
8 1 (0.55%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.55%) D3.js
8 1 (0.55%) Ext JS
8 1 (0.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 153 (83.61%) User Experience
2 131 (71.58%) Psychology
3 122 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (12.57%) RIA
5 10 (5.46%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.55%) Blog
6 1 (0.55%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.73%) Windows
2 4 (2.19%) Android
2 4 (2.19%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (80.33%) Usability Testing
2 124 (67.76%) Market Research
3 119 (65.03%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (64.48%) Ethnography
5 98 (53.55%) Service Design
6 85 (46.45%) Guerrilla Research
7 63 (34.43%) Customer Insight
8 28 (15.30%) Wireframes
9 26 (14.21%) Web Development
10 25 (13.66%) Software Engineering
11 24 (13.11%) Mentoring
11 24 (13.11%) Project Management
12 23 (12.57%) Information Architecture
13 22 (12.02%) Industrial Design
13 22 (12.02%) Product Management
14 17 (9.29%) User Stories
15 10 (5.46%) Line Management
16 9 (4.92%) Qualitative Research
16 9 (4.92%) Workflow
17 8 (4.37%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.21%) JavaScript
2 5 (2.73%) C++
3 1 (0.55%) C#
3 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.55%) SQL
3 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 118 (64.48%) Degree
2 7 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.55%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) TickIT
Vendors
1 22 (12.02%) Adobe
2 6 (3.28%) Microsoft
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