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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Human Factors
Rank 573 538 575
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +37
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 30 48 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.089% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.28% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 0
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£400 £528 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Average hourly rate £47.83 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+36.65% -

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
17275 17101 16540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.36% 31.83% 33.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10761 10497 9770
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 642 659 718
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +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 2 July 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 20 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 July 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 -36 25 £400 -25.78% 4
South East -20 13 £400 -5.88% 1
London -17 9 £450 -18.18%
Hampshire -3 5 £327 -23.05%
Portsmouth - 5 £327 -
Wales - 5 £320 -
Worthing - 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 - -
Berkshire +8 3 £400 - 1
South Wales - 3 £320 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - - 1
West Wales - 2 - -
North East - 2 - - 1
Swansea - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - - 1
Newport - 2 £320 -
North West -16 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (70.53%) User Experience
2 51 (53.68%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (53.68%) Degree
2 51 (53.68%) Usability Testing
3 36 (37.89%) Market Research
3 36 (37.89%) Psychology
3 36 (37.89%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (17.89%) Customer Insight
5 16 (16.84%) HTML
5 16 (16.84%) CSS
6 15 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 12 (12.63%) Security Cleared
8 11 (11.58%) Software Engineering
8 11 (11.58%) JavaScript
8 11 (11.58%) Scrum
8 11 (11.58%) Information Security
9 9 (9.47%) Information Architecture
10 8 (8.42%) jQuery
11 7 (7.37%) HTML5
11 7 (7.37%) Intranet
12 6 (6.32%) Photoshop
12 6 (6.32%) CSS3
12 6 (6.32%) Ergonomics
13 5 (5.26%) Business Analysis
13 5 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
13 5 (5.26%) Qualitative Research
13 5 (5.26%) Mobile App
13 5 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (5.26%) SDLC
13 5 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.11%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) Intranet
2 2 (2.11%) WAN
3 1 (1.05%) SNMP
3 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (4.21%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.05%) Subversion
4 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (3.16%) Marketing
2 2 (2.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.05%) Legal
3 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.05%) Military
3 1 (1.05%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (16.84%) Designer
2 15 (15.79%) UX Designer
3 14 (14.74%) User Experience Researcher
4 9 (9.47%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) Consultant
6 6 (6.32%) Security Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Information Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) UI Designer
7 5 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Architect
8 4 (4.21%) User Experience Architect
9 3 (3.16%) Senior Designer
9 3 (3.16%) Senior Architect
9 3 (3.16%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Lead Designer
9 3 (3.16%) Security Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) Interface Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) HTML
1 16 (16.84%) CSS
2 8 (8.42%) jQuery
3 7 (7.37%) HTML5
4 6 (6.32%) CSS3
5 2 (2.11%) DHTML
5 2 (2.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.05%) LESS
6 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.05%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 67 (70.53%) User Experience
2 36 (37.89%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (37.89%) Psychology
3 6 (6.32%) Ergonomics
4 5 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.21%) RIA
6 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.11%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.05%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) Windows
2 1 (1.05%) Linux
2 1 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (53.68%) Agile Software Development
1 51 (53.68%) Usability Testing
2 36 (37.89%) Market Research
3 17 (17.89%) Customer Insight
4 15 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 11 (11.58%) Software Engineering
5 11 (11.58%) Scrum
5 11 (11.58%) Information Security
6 9 (9.47%) Information Architecture
7 5 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
7 5 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.26%) Validation
7 5 (5.26%) Migration
7 5 (5.26%) Qualitative Research
7 5 (5.26%) SDLC
8 4 (4.21%) UML
8 4 (4.21%) CRM
8 4 (4.21%) Product Management
9 3 (3.16%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.16%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.58%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.26%) C++
3 4 (4.21%) C
4 1 (1.05%) C#
4 1 (1.05%) Python
4 1 (1.05%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.05%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 51 (53.68%) Degree
2 12 (12.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.16%) CISSP
4 3 (3.16%) CISM
4 3 (3.16%) GIAC
5 2 (2.11%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (5.26%) Adobe
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle
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