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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Human Factors
Rank 497 549 523
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -26
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 79 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.053% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.17% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 8
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£450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15660 15644 13681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 30.60% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9676 9532 8203
Average daily rate £425 £401 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 622 776
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

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 2 March 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 13 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 2 March 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 +24 75 £453 +6.47% 6
London +35 43 £450 - 3
South East -10 8 £572 +717.14% 1
Wales -12 4 £290 -
Yorkshire - 4 £288 -
South Wales +5 3 £290 -
Cardiff - 2 £288 -
Hampshire -18 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Bracknell - - - -
Hull - - - -
Reading - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 75 (58.14%) Usability Testing
2 73 (56.59%) User Experience
3 71 (55.04%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (53.49%) Degree
5 60 (46.51%) Market Research
6 49 (37.98%) Psychology
7 38 (29.46%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (21.71%) HTML
8 28 (21.71%) CSS
9 24 (18.60%) JavaScript
10 21 (16.28%) Information Architecture
11 19 (14.73%) Security Cleared
11 19 (14.73%) HTML5
11 19 (14.73%) jQuery
12 16 (12.40%) CSS3
13 15 (11.63%) Customer Insight
14 14 (10.85%) Information Security
15 13 (10.08%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (10.08%) Qualitative Research
16 12 (9.30%) DHTML
16 12 (9.30%) Project Management
17 11 (8.53%) Management Information System
17 11 (8.53%) Graphic Design
18 10 (7.75%) JSON
18 10 (7.75%) Risk Management
18 10 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
18 10 (7.75%) Change Management
18 10 (7.75%) User Stories
19 9 (6.98%) Mentoring
19 9 (6.98%) CISM

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (1.55%) Liferay
2 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Photoshop
1 6 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (3.10%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.55%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.33%) Intranet
2 2 (1.55%) WAN
3 1 (0.78%) ATM
3 1 (0.78%) SMS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Axure RP
2 5 (3.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.55%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (6.98%) Marketing
2 3 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (0.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (17.83%) Designer
2 20 (15.50%) UX Designer
3 14 (10.85%) UI Designer
4 13 (10.08%) User Experience Researcher
5 9 (6.98%) Web Designer
6 8 (6.20%) Consultant
7 7 (5.43%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.43%) Developer
8 6 (4.65%) Architect
9 5 (3.88%) Security Manager
9 5 (3.88%) Security Project Manager
9 5 (3.88%) Senior Architect
9 5 (3.88%) User Experience Architect
10 4 (3.10%) Security Analyst
10 4 (3.10%) Information Security Manager
10 4 (3.10%) Information Security Analyst
10 4 (3.10%) Analyst
10 4 (3.10%) Information Analyst
10 4 (3.10%) Information Manager
10 4 (3.10%) Information Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.71%) HTML
1 28 (21.71%) CSS
2 19 (14.73%) HTML5
2 19 (14.73%) jQuery
3 16 (12.40%) CSS3
4 12 (9.30%) DHTML
5 10 (7.75%) JSON
6 6 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (2.33%) LESS
7 3 (2.33%) Ajax
8 2 (1.55%) XML
8 2 (1.55%) MooTools
9 1 (0.78%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.78%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.78%) XSL
9 1 (0.78%) Web Services
9 1 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 73 (56.59%) User Experience
2 49 (37.98%) Psychology
3 38 (29.46%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.53%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.53%) Graphic Design
5 7 (5.43%) RIA
6 5 (3.88%) Open Source
7 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.55%) Online Games
8 2 (1.55%) W3C
9 1 (0.78%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.78%) Ergonomics
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (58.14%) Usability Testing
2 71 (55.04%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (46.51%) Market Research
4 21 (16.28%) Information Architecture
5 15 (11.63%) Customer Insight
6 14 (10.85%) Information Security
7 13 (10.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (10.08%) Qualitative Research
8 12 (9.30%) Project Management
9 10 (7.75%) Change Management
9 10 (7.75%) Risk Management
9 10 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (7.75%) User Stories
10 9 (6.98%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.43%) Analytics
11 7 (5.43%) Product Management
12 6 (4.65%) Vulnerability Management
13 5 (3.88%) Industrial Design
13 5 (3.88%) Software Engineering
14 4 (3.10%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.60%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.10%) C
3 3 (2.33%) Java
4 2 (1.55%) PHP
5 1 (0.78%) SQL
5 1 (0.78%) Ruby
5 1 (0.78%) Scala
5 1 (0.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 69 (53.49%) Degree
2 19 (14.73%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.98%) CISSP
3 9 (6.98%) CISM
3 9 (6.98%) GIAC
4 6 (4.65%) PMP
4 6 (4.65%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.10%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.55%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) WCAG
Vendors
1 6 (4.65%) Adobe
2 5 (3.88%) Google
3 2 (1.55%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
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