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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Human Factors
UK
Rank 501 529 543
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +14
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 93 100 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 73 45
Median daily rate £428 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £400 £470
% change year-on-year
+7.66% -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £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
37526 43083 40983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 82.84% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24906 28187 25982
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1187 1087
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +48.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Human Factors within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Human Factors Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Human Factors
Top 30 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +33 87 £433 +1.88% 7
South East +49 26 £427 +13.78% 1
West Sussex - 24 £427 -
Yorkshire +32 23 £500 +17.64%
Worthing - 23 £427 -
London -8 15 £425 -8.60% 1
West Yorkshire +22 13 £525 +23.52%
Leeds +6 12 £525 +23.52%
Tyne and Wear -18 10 £400 -3.03%
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 10 £400 -5.88%
North East -24 10 £400 -
Sheffield - 10 £475 -
South Yorkshire - 10 £475 -
Scotland +32 4 £325 -18.75% 2
North West +19 4 £490 +8.88% 1
South West +8 4 £495 +32.00% 1
West Midlands -7 4 £450 +15.38% 2
Merseyside - 4 £490 - 1
Liverpool - 4 £480 - 1
Edinburgh +18 2 £313 -21.87% 2
Hampshire +12 2 - - 1
Bristol +6 2 £363 -3.33%
Birmingham - 2 £450 - 2
Basingstoke - 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 £450 -
Cardiff - 2 £404 -
Salisbury - 2 £495 -
Wiltshire - 2 £495 -
South Wales - 2 £404 -
Wales - 2 £404 -

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 131 (70.05%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (68.45%) Service Design
3 124 (66.31%) User Experience
4 120 (64.17%) Ethnography
5 111 (59.36%) Degree
5 111 (59.36%) Psychology
6 101 (54.01%) Usability Testing
7 94 (50.27%) Cognitive Psychology
8 89 (47.59%) Analytical Skills
9 88 (47.06%) Market Research
10 87 (46.52%) Customer Insight
11 79 (42.25%) Guerrilla Research
12 31 (16.58%) Anthropology
13 30 (16.04%) User Stories
14 29 (15.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (14.44%) Security Cleared
16 25 (13.37%) Sociology
17 24 (12.83%) Mentoring
18 13 (6.95%) Military
19 12 (6.42%) Analytics
19 12 (6.42%) Line Management
20 11 (5.88%) Wireframes
20 11 (5.88%) Guerrilla Testing
21 10 (5.35%) Ergonomics
21 10 (5.35%) Web Development
22 9 (4.81%) DV Cleared
23 8 (4.28%) Actionable Recommendations
24 7 (3.74%) Prototyping
24 7 (3.74%) Cybersecurity
24 7 (3.74%) Axure RP

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:

Applications
1 4 (2.14%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.60%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.07%) UserZoom
4 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.07%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.53%) Spatial Data
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Axure RP
2 3 (1.60%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.53%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (6.95%) Military
2 7 (3.74%) Automotive
3 5 (2.67%) Finance
3 5 (2.67%) Retail
4 4 (2.14%) Legal
5 3 (1.60%) Games
6 2 (1.07%) Banking
6 2 (1.07%) Marketing
6 2 (1.07%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.53%) Avionics
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 129 (68.98%) User Researcher
2 45 (24.06%) User Experience Researcher
3 22 (11.76%) Digital User Researcher
4 13 (6.95%) Consultant
4 13 (6.95%) Designer
4 13 (6.95%) UX Designer
5 10 (5.35%) Research Consultant
6 9 (4.81%) User Experience Consultant
7 6 (3.21%) Lean Consultant
8 4 (2.14%) Senior User Researcher
8 4 (2.14%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (1.60%) Data Scientist
9 3 (1.60%) Development Engineer
9 3 (1.60%) Development Specialist
9 3 (1.60%) Research Engineer
9 3 (1.60%) Software Engineer
9 3 (1.60%) UX Engineer
9 3 (1.60%) UX Specialist
10 2 (1.07%) Senior User Experience Researcher
10 2 (1.07%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.74%) CSS
1 7 (3.74%) HTML
2 3 (1.60%) Material Design
3 2 (1.07%) .NET
3 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.07%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 124 (66.31%) User Experience
2 89 (47.59%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.21%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (1.60%) Infotainment
4 3 (1.60%) Robotics
5 2 (1.07%) RIA
6 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.60%) Android
1 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (70.05%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (68.45%) Service Design
3 120 (64.17%) Ethnography
4 111 (59.36%) Psychology
5 101 (54.01%) Usability Testing
6 94 (50.27%) Cognitive Psychology
7 88 (47.06%) Market Research
8 87 (46.52%) Customer Insight
9 79 (42.25%) Guerrilla Research
10 31 (16.58%) Anthropology
11 30 (16.04%) User Stories
12 29 (15.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (13.37%) Sociology
14 24 (12.83%) Mentoring
15 12 (6.42%) Analytics
15 12 (6.42%) Line Management
16 11 (5.88%) Guerrilla Testing
16 11 (5.88%) Wireframes
17 10 (5.35%) Ergonomics
17 10 (5.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.07%) C#
3 1 (0.53%) C++
3 1 (0.53%) SQL
3 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 111 (59.36%) Degree
2 27 (14.44%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.81%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.74%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.07%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) Actionable Recommendations
2 4 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.07%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) ARP4761
4 1 (0.53%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.53%) DO-160
4 1 (0.53%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.53%) DO-254
4 1 (0.53%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 7 (3.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.14%) Google
3 3 (1.60%) Adobe
3 3 (1.60%) Tableau
4 1 (0.53%) IBM
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