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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Human Factors
Rank 512 544 520
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -24
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 59 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.031% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.10% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 9
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£446 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
14973 14974 13655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.89% 30.66% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9455 9221 8169
Average daily rate £422 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.19% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 599 825
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £11.51 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 29 January 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 14 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 29 January 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 +27 57 £455 +10.30% 9
London +38 32 £455 +1.11% 5
South East - 7 £572 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £288 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Reading - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Hull - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - - 2

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 67 (59.82%) Usability Testing
2 63 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (54.46%) User Experience
4 56 (50.00%) Degree
5 53 (47.32%) Market Research
6 43 (38.39%) Psychology
7 33 (29.46%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (28.57%) HTML
9 30 (26.79%) CSS
10 26 (23.21%) JavaScript
11 22 (19.64%) Information Architecture
12 18 (16.07%) HTML5
12 18 (16.07%) jQuery
13 16 (14.29%) Security Cleared
14 14 (12.50%) CSS3
15 13 (11.61%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (11.61%) Customer Insight
15 13 (11.61%) Qualitative Research
16 12 (10.71%) DHTML
16 12 (10.71%) Project Management
17 11 (9.82%) Graphic Design
18 10 (8.93%) JSON
18 10 (8.93%) Marketing
18 10 (8.93%) Mentoring
19 8 (7.14%) Information Security
19 8 (7.14%) Management Information System
19 8 (7.14%) Java
19 8 (7.14%) User Stories
20 7 (6.25%) Product Management
20 7 (6.25%) RIA

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (5.36%) Liferay
2 1 (0.89%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (4.46%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.79%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.89%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) ATM
1 1 (0.89%) SMS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 5 (4.46%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.89%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (8.93%) Marketing
2 3 (2.68%) Games
3 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (18.75%) Designer
2 18 (16.07%) UX Designer
3 12 (10.71%) UI Designer
4 11 (9.82%) Developer
5 9 (8.04%) User Experience Researcher
5 9 (8.04%) Web Designer
6 7 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.46%) User Experience Architect
7 5 (4.46%) Security Project Manager
7 5 (4.46%) Architect
7 5 (4.46%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.46%) Security Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Information Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Consultant
8 4 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (3.57%) Senior Designer
8 4 (3.57%) Senior Architect
8 4 (3.57%) Information Security Project Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.57%) HTML
2 30 (26.79%) CSS
3 18 (16.07%) HTML5
3 18 (16.07%) jQuery
4 14 (12.50%) CSS3
5 12 (10.71%) DHTML
6 10 (8.93%) JSON
7 6 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.68%) LESS
8 3 (2.68%) Ajax
9 2 (1.79%) XML
9 2 (1.79%) MooTools
10 1 (0.89%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.89%) XSL
10 1 (0.89%) Web Services
10 1 (0.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 61 (54.46%) User Experience
2 43 (38.39%) Psychology
3 33 (29.46%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.82%) Graphic Design
5 8 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 7 (6.25%) RIA
7 5 (4.46%) Open Source
8 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.79%) W3C
9 2 (1.79%) Online Games
9 2 (1.79%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (59.82%) Usability Testing
2 63 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (47.32%) Market Research
4 22 (19.64%) Information Architecture
5 13 (11.61%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (11.61%) Customer Insight
5 13 (11.61%) Qualitative Research
6 12 (10.71%) Project Management
7 10 (8.93%) Mentoring
8 8 (7.14%) Information Security
8 8 (7.14%) User Stories
9 7 (6.25%) Product Management
9 7 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 7 (6.25%) Change Management
9 7 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.36%) Scrum
10 6 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (5.36%) Web Application Development
10 6 (5.36%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (4.46%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.21%) JavaScript
2 8 (7.14%) Java
3 6 (5.36%) PHP
4 4 (3.57%) C
5 1 (0.89%) Scala
5 1 (0.89%) SQL
5 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (50.00%) Degree
2 16 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.36%) CISM
4 6 (5.36%) GIAC
4 6 (5.36%) CISSP
4 6 (5.36%) PMP
4 6 (5.36%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) WCAG
Vendors
1 6 (5.36%) Adobe
1 6 (5.36%) ServiceNow
2 5 (4.46%) Google
3 1 (0.89%) Mercator
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