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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Human Factors
Rank 530 572 576
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +4
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 91 72 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 40 37
Median daily rate £450 £400 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £340 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £480 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 - -

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
41059 44815 43569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.50% 81.16% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27372 29040 28392
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1342 1199
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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
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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 +41 82 £450 +12.50% 7
London +6 31 £498 +13.71%
Yorkshire +33 22 £475 +13.43% 1
West Yorkshire +32 14 £513 +22.38%
Leeds +25 14 £513 +22.38%
South East +43 13 £413 +22.22% 1
West Sussex +20 10 £444 - 1
Worthing +7 10 £444 - 1
West Midlands -16 9 £450 +15.38%
South Yorkshire - 8 £438 - 1
Sheffield - 7 £425 - 1
Warwick - 6 - -
Warwickshire - 6 - -
South West +20 5 £443 +26.42%
Scotland +11 5 £450 +16.12% 2
Glasgow - 5 £450 -
Plymouth +17 4 £443 +26.42%
Devon +7 4 £443 +26.42%
City of London -4 3 £438 +50.86%
South Wales +7 2 £403 -19.50%
Wales -3 2 £403 -19.50%
Birmingham - 2 £450 -
Berkshire - 2 £340 -
Newport - 2 £403 -
Coventry -17 1 - -
North East -43 1 £394 -6.86% 2
Tyne and Wear -44 1 £394 -8.48% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -45 1 £394 -8.48% 2
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 -

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 123 (75.00%) User Experience
2 114 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (64.63%) Service Design
4 105 (64.02%) Ethnography
5 104 (63.41%) Degree
6 103 (62.80%) Psychology
7 97 (59.15%) Usability Testing
8 84 (51.22%) Market Research
9 83 (50.61%) Customer Insight
9 83 (50.61%) Analytical Skills
10 77 (46.95%) Guerrilla Research
11 20 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (11.59%) Security Cleared
13 17 (10.37%) Sociology
14 16 (9.76%) Mentoring
14 16 (9.76%) User Stories
15 15 (9.15%) Web Development
15 15 (9.15%) Wireframes
16 13 (7.93%) Military
16 13 (7.93%) HTML
17 12 (7.32%) CSS
18 11 (6.71%) JavaScript
19 9 (5.49%) Adobe
19 9 (5.49%) DV Cleared
19 9 (5.49%) Ergonomics
19 9 (5.49%) Analytics
20 8 (4.88%) Axure RP
20 8 (4.88%) MS Visio
20 8 (4.88%) Marketing
20 8 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite

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 1 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 8 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.83%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.83%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (1.83%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.22%) Broadband
1 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.61%) Spatial Data
1 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.88%) Axure RP
2 5 (3.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.61%) gulp
4 1 (0.61%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (7.93%) Military
2 8 (4.88%) Marketing
3 6 (3.66%) Automotive
4 5 (3.05%) Retail
5 4 (2.44%) Finance
5 4 (2.44%) Legal
6 3 (1.83%) Games
7 2 (1.22%) Banking
7 2 (1.22%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.61%) Avionics
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 109 (66.46%) User Researcher
2 54 (32.93%) User Experience Researcher
3 12 (7.32%) Designer
3 12 (7.32%) Digital User Researcher
4 11 (6.71%) UX Designer
5 6 (3.66%) Consultant
5 6 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (3.05%) Architect
6 5 (3.05%) User Experience Architect
7 4 (2.44%) Research Consultant
7 4 (2.44%) Senior Architect
7 4 (2.44%) Senior User Experience Architect
8 3 (1.83%) Data Scientist
8 3 (1.83%) Development Engineer
8 3 (1.83%) Development Specialist
8 3 (1.83%) Research Engineer
8 3 (1.83%) Senior User Researcher
8 3 (1.83%) UI Designer
8 3 (1.83%) UX Engineer
8 3 (1.83%) UX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.93%) HTML
2 12 (7.32%) CSS
3 5 (3.05%) HTML5
4 3 (1.83%) CSS3
4 3 (1.83%) Material Design
5 2 (1.22%) .NET
5 2 (1.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.61%) jQuery
6 1 (0.61%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 123 (75.00%) User Experience
2 103 (62.80%) Psychology
3 83 (50.61%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.49%) Ergonomics
5 7 (4.27%) RIA
6 6 (3.66%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (1.83%) Robotics
7 3 (1.83%) Statistics
7 3 (1.83%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.61%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.61%) Android
1 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (64.63%) Service Design
3 105 (64.02%) Ethnography
4 97 (59.15%) Usability Testing
5 84 (51.22%) Market Research
6 83 (50.61%) Customer Insight
7 77 (46.95%) Guerrilla Research
8 20 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (10.37%) Sociology
10 16 (9.76%) Mentoring
10 16 (9.76%) User Stories
11 15 (9.15%) Web Development
11 15 (9.15%) Wireframes
12 9 (5.49%) Analytics
13 7 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.27%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (4.27%) Guerrilla Testing
13 7 (4.27%) Information Architecture
13 7 (4.27%) Line Management
14 6 (3.66%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.22%) C#
3 1 (0.61%) SQL
3 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (63.41%) Degree
2 19 (11.59%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.49%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.05%) Actionable Recommendations
2 4 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.61%) ARP4761
3 1 (0.61%) DO-160
3 1 (0.61%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.61%) DO-254
Vendors
1 9 (5.49%) Adobe
2 6 (3.66%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.83%) Google
3 3 (1.83%) Tableau
4 1 (0.61%) IBM
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