The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Human Factors 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Human Factors
Rank 531 576 545
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -31
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 71 28 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.050% 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.16% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 17 1
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.83 £38.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
+24.23% -

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
16920 17439 14673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.23% 31.03% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10413 10733 8761
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 653 668 688
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.11%

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 Miscellaneous 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 21 April 2015.

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 19 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 21 April 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 +46 66 £450 - 12
London +17 28 £450 -10.00% 7
South East +2 13 £406 +64.14%
East of England +15 5 £470 - 3
Essex +15 5 £470 - 1
Wales -6 5 £320 -
Hampshire -11 5 £327 +32.12%
South Wales +4 4 £320 -
East Midlands - 3 £363 -
City of London +18 2 £388 -6.06% 2
Berkshire -4 1 - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Weymouth - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South West - - - - 1

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 88 (66.67%) User Experience
2 69 (52.27%) Usability Testing
3 65 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (48.48%) Degree
5 53 (40.15%) Psychology
5 53 (40.15%) Market Research
6 43 (32.58%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (20.45%) HTML
7 27 (20.45%) CSS
8 24 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 22 (16.67%) Information Architecture
10 20 (15.15%) Customer Insight
11 19 (14.39%) HTML5
11 19 (14.39%) Security Cleared
12 18 (13.64%) jQuery
12 18 (13.64%) Information Security
13 16 (12.12%) Mentoring
13 16 (12.12%) CSS3
14 13 (9.85%) Software Engineering
14 13 (9.85%) Project Management
15 12 (9.09%) Scrum
15 12 (9.09%) DHTML
15 12 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (8.33%) Management Information System
16 11 (8.33%) Graphic Design
17 10 (7.58%) Risk Management
17 10 (7.58%) Change Management
17 10 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
18 9 (6.82%) GIAC
18 9 (6.82%) CISM

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 (0.76%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (4.55%) Photoshop
3 5 (3.79%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.52%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) Intranet
2 2 (1.52%) WAN
3 1 (0.76%) SNMP
3 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.76%) ATM
3 1 (0.76%) SMS
Development Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Axure RP
2 6 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.76%) Subversion
4 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (6.06%) Marketing
2 3 (2.27%) Games
3 2 (1.52%) Finance
4 1 (0.76%) Legal
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Military
4 1 (0.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (17.42%) Designer
2 21 (15.91%) UX Designer
3 18 (13.64%) User Experience Researcher
4 15 (11.36%) UI Designer
5 9 (6.82%) Web Designer
5 9 (6.82%) Software Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) Consultant
7 7 (5.30%) Analyst
7 7 (5.30%) Architect
7 7 (5.30%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Security Analyst
8 6 (4.55%) Information Analyst
8 6 (4.55%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (4.55%) User Experience Architect
9 5 (3.79%) Senior Architect
9 5 (3.79%) Security Manager
9 5 (3.79%) Security Project Manager
9 5 (3.79%) Developer
10 4 (3.03%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.45%) HTML
1 27 (20.45%) CSS
2 19 (14.39%) HTML5
3 18 (13.64%) jQuery
4 16 (12.12%) CSS3
5 12 (9.09%) DHTML
6 9 (6.82%) JSON
7 6 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.27%) LESS
9 2 (1.52%) Ajax
10 1 (0.76%) MooTools
10 1 (0.76%) WebCenter
10 1 (0.76%) XML
10 1 (0.76%) XSL
10 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 88 (66.67%) User Experience
2 53 (40.15%) Psychology
3 43 (32.58%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.33%) Graphic Design
5 8 (6.06%) RIA
6 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.52%) Online Games
7 2 (1.52%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.76%) Open Source
8 1 (0.76%) W3C
8 1 (0.76%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.27%) Windows
2 1 (0.76%) Linux
2 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (52.27%) Usability Testing
2 65 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (40.15%) Market Research
4 22 (16.67%) Information Architecture
5 20 (15.15%) Customer Insight
6 18 (13.64%) Information Security
7 16 (12.12%) Mentoring
8 13 (9.85%) Project Management
8 13 (9.85%) Software Engineering
9 12 (9.09%) Scrum
9 12 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (7.58%) Change Management
10 10 (7.58%) Risk Management
11 8 (6.06%) Product Management
11 8 (6.06%) Analytics
12 6 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (4.55%) Industrial Design
13 5 (3.79%) Business Analysis
13 5 (3.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.55%) C
3 5 (3.79%) C++
4 1 (0.76%) C#
4 1 (0.76%) Python
4 1 (0.76%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.76%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 64 (48.48%) Degree
2 19 (14.39%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.82%) CISSP
3 9 (6.82%) CISM
3 9 (6.82%) GIAC
4 6 (4.55%) PMP
4 6 (4.55%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.79%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.79%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (5.30%) Adobe
2 5 (3.79%) Google
3 4 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle
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