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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Human Factors
Rank 507 571 600
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +29
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 140 69 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.12% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.16% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 41 16
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £320 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.83 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.59% +36.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.59% +36.65%

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
45374 44011 42946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.60% 78.86% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29986 27420 26807
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1279 1235
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.82 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 2016.

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 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 3 May 2016. 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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statistics and trends)
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 +52 136 £475 +5.55% 2
London +15 66 £525 +16.66%
West Midlands +7 19 £400 +33.33%
South East +4 19 £325 -20.00%
West Sussex -7 17 £325 -
Worthing -21 15 £325 -
Yorkshire +11 13 £525 +16.66% 1
Shropshire - 12 £409 -
Telford - 12 £409 -
West Yorkshire +16 10 £500 +11.11% 1
North West 0 8 £450 -14.28%
Leeds -3 8 £500 +11.11% 1
North East -30 8 £425 +13.33%
Coventry - 7 £400 -
Tyne and Wear -29 6 £420 -
Manchester - 6 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 5 £415 -
Wales -3 3 £500 +36.05%
South Wales -5 3 £500 +36.05%
City of London - 3 £425 -
Newport +17 2 £468 +46.09%
East of England +1 2 £320 -31.91%
Surrey - 2 £450 -
Preston - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £575 -
Sheffield - 2 £575 -
Woking - 2 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £320 -
Stockport - 1 £400 -

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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.

1 188 (81.03%) User Experience
2 175 (75.43%) Usability Testing
3 171 (73.71%) Psychology
4 152 (65.52%) Degree
4 152 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
5 142 (61.21%) Market Research
6 132 (56.90%) Ethnography
7 131 (56.47%) Analytical Skills
8 113 (48.71%) Service Design
9 56 (24.14%) Axure RP
10 54 (23.28%) Mentoring
11 40 (17.24%) Customer Insight
12 34 (14.66%) Product Management
12 34 (14.66%) HTML
12 34 (14.66%) JavaScript
12 34 (14.66%) CSS
13 33 (14.22%) Web Development
14 32 (13.79%) Software Engineering
14 32 (13.79%) Project Management
14 32 (13.79%) Information Architecture
15 30 (12.93%) User Stories
15 30 (12.93%) Marketing
15 30 (12.93%) Industrial Design
15 30 (12.93%) RIA
16 29 (12.50%) Adobe
16 29 (12.50%) MS Visio
16 29 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 29 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 19 (8.19%) Security Cleared
18 18 (7.76%) Workflow

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.29%) Node.js
2 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 29 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 56 (24.14%) Axure RP
2 29 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.43%) JIRA
3 1 (0.43%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.43%) Subversion
3 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (12.93%) Marketing
2 11 (4.74%) French Language
3 7 (3.02%) Finance
3 7 (3.02%) Legal
4 3 (1.29%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.29%) Retail
5 2 (0.86%) Military
6 1 (0.43%) Avionics
6 1 (0.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 167 (71.98%) User Researcher
2 81 (34.91%) User Experience Researcher
3 55 (23.71%) Digital User Researcher
4 37 (15.95%) Senior User Researcher
5 30 (12.93%) Architect
5 30 (12.93%) User Experience Architect
6 20 (8.62%) Senior User Experience Researcher
7 6 (2.59%) Consultant
7 6 (2.59%) Designer
7 6 (2.59%) Senior Digital User Researcher
7 6 (2.59%) User Experience Consultant
8 5 (2.16%) Senior Architect
8 5 (2.16%) Senior User Experience Architect
8 5 (2.16%) UX Designer
9 3 (1.29%) Developer
9 3 (1.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (1.29%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (1.29%) UI Developer
10 2 (0.86%) Analyst
10 2 (0.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.66%) CSS
1 34 (14.66%) HTML
2 8 (3.45%) Web Services
3 5 (2.16%) HTML5
3 5 (2.16%) jQuery
4 4 (1.72%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.72%) CSS3
5 3 (1.29%) JSON
6 2 (0.86%) Express
6 2 (0.86%) LESS
6 2 (0.86%) Modernizr
6 2 (0.86%) OOCSS
6 2 (0.86%) React
6 2 (0.86%) Sass
7 1 (0.43%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.43%) D3.js
7 1 (0.43%) DOM
7 1 (0.43%) Ext JS
7 1 (0.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.43%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 188 (81.03%) User Experience
2 171 (73.71%) Psychology
3 131 (56.47%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (12.93%) RIA
5 14 (6.03%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.45%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.43%) Biology
7 1 (0.43%) Blog
7 1 (0.43%) Life Science
7 1 (0.43%) PMI
7 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.88%) Android
1 9 (3.88%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.29%) Windows
3 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (75.43%) Usability Testing
2 152 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (61.21%) Market Research
4 132 (56.90%) Ethnography
5 113 (48.71%) Service Design
6 54 (23.28%) Mentoring
7 40 (17.24%) Customer Insight
8 34 (14.66%) Product Management
9 33 (14.22%) Web Development
10 32 (13.79%) Information Architecture
10 32 (13.79%) Project Management
10 32 (13.79%) Software Engineering
11 30 (12.93%) Industrial Design
11 30 (12.93%) User Stories
12 18 (7.76%) Qualitative Research
12 18 (7.76%) Workflow
13 13 (5.60%) Scrum
14 12 (5.17%) Sociology
15 9 (3.88%) Analytics
15 9 (3.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.66%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.29%) C++
3 1 (0.43%) C
3 1 (0.43%) Java
3 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.43%) SQL
3 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 152 (65.52%) Degree
2 19 (8.19%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.29%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.86%) HNC
5 2 (0.86%) HND
5 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) IIBA
6 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.86%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) TickIT
Vendors
1 29 (12.50%) Adobe
2 4 (1.72%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle
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