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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Human Factors
Rank 580 618 563
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -55
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 70 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.047% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.059% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 19
Median daily rate £425 £438 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £391 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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
44681 45476 42373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.84% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29558 29423 26292
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 £295 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 28 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 26 July 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 +29 67 £425 - 3
London +13 23 £450 +5.88%
Yorkshire - 20 £438 -
West Yorkshire - 20 £438 -
Leeds - 17 £438 -
West Midlands - 13 £400 -
Coventry - 9 £400 -
South East +14 5 £400 - 1
North West +4 4 £438 -
Shropshire - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £400 - 1
Telford - 4 - -
Wales +17 3 £450 -5.26%
South Wales +14 3 £450 -5.26%
Newport - 3 £450 -
North East -44 2 £450 -2.17%
Tyne and Wear -53 2 £450 -2.17%
Milton Keynes - 2 £400 -
Manchester -5 1 - -
West Sussex -5 1 - -
Worthing -16 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -47 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
Merseyside - 1 £450 -
Liverpool - 1 £450 -
Warrington - 1 £425 -
City of London - 1 £450 -
Westminster - 1 £450 -

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 182 (83.49%) User Experience
2 167 (76.61%) Usability Testing
3 165 (75.69%) Psychology
4 144 (66.06%) Degree
5 136 (62.39%) Market Research
6 135 (61.93%) Agile Software Development
7 131 (60.09%) Analytical Skills
8 122 (55.96%) Ethnography
9 104 (47.71%) Service Design
10 77 (35.32%) Guerrilla Research
11 55 (25.23%) Customer Insight
12 53 (24.31%) Axure RP
13 45 (20.64%) Mentoring
14 37 (16.97%) Wireframes
15 34 (15.60%) Web Development
16 32 (14.68%) Software Engineering
16 32 (14.68%) HTML
16 32 (14.68%) JavaScript
16 32 (14.68%) CSS
16 32 (14.68%) Project Management
17 31 (14.22%) Product Management
17 31 (14.22%) Information Architecture
18 30 (13.76%) Industrial Design
18 30 (13.76%) Marketing
19 29 (13.30%) MS Visio
19 29 (13.30%) Adobe
19 29 (13.30%) RIA
19 29 (13.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
19 29 (13.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
20 25 (11.47%) UserZoom

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 (0.46%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (13.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 29 (13.30%) MS Visio
2 25 (11.47%) UserZoom
3 6 (2.75%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.29%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.46%) MS Office
5 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.92%) Broadband
1 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
1 2 (0.92%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 53 (24.31%) Axure RP
2 29 (13.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.46%) JIRA
3 1 (0.46%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.46%) Subversion
3 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (13.76%) Marketing
2 11 (5.05%) French Language
3 4 (1.83%) Finance
3 4 (1.83%) Military
4 3 (1.38%) Legal
5 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.46%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 153 (70.18%) User Researcher
2 93 (42.66%) User Experience Researcher
3 44 (20.18%) Digital User Researcher
4 33 (15.14%) Senior User Researcher
5 30 (13.76%) Architect
5 30 (13.76%) User Experience Architect
6 18 (8.26%) Senior User Experience Researcher
7 10 (4.59%) Senior Architect
7 10 (4.59%) Senior User Experience Architect
8 5 (2.29%) Senior Digital User Researcher
9 4 (1.83%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (1.83%) Software Engineer
10 3 (1.38%) Consultant
10 3 (1.38%) Designer
10 3 (1.38%) Developer
10 3 (1.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (1.38%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (1.38%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (1.38%) UI Developer
10 3 (1.38%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (14.68%) CSS
1 32 (14.68%) HTML
2 9 (4.13%) CSS3
2 9 (4.13%) HTML5
3 7 (3.21%) Web Services
4 4 (1.83%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.83%) jQuery
5 3 (1.38%) Node.js
6 2 (0.92%) Express
6 2 (0.92%) JSON
6 2 (0.92%) LESS
6 2 (0.92%) Modernizr
6 2 (0.92%) OOCSS
6 2 (0.92%) React
6 2 (0.92%) Sass
7 1 (0.46%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.46%) D3.js
7 1 (0.46%) Ext JS
7 1 (0.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.46%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 182 (83.49%) User Experience
2 165 (75.69%) Psychology
3 131 (60.09%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (13.30%) RIA
5 13 (5.96%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.92%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.46%) Blog
7 1 (0.46%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.29%) Android
1 5 (2.29%) Apple iOS
1 5 (2.29%) Windows
2 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (76.61%) Usability Testing
2 136 (62.39%) Market Research
3 135 (61.93%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (55.96%) Ethnography
5 104 (47.71%) Service Design
6 77 (35.32%) Guerrilla Research
7 55 (25.23%) Customer Insight
8 45 (20.64%) Mentoring
9 37 (16.97%) Wireframes
10 34 (15.60%) Web Development
11 32 (14.68%) Project Management
11 32 (14.68%) Software Engineering
12 31 (14.22%) Information Architecture
12 31 (14.22%) Product Management
13 30 (13.76%) Industrial Design
14 20 (9.17%) Prototyping
15 19 (8.72%) User Stories
16 15 (6.88%) Qualitative Research
16 15 (6.88%) Workflow
17 13 (5.96%) Sociology
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.68%) JavaScript
2 5 (2.29%) C++
3 1 (0.46%) C
3 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.46%) SQL
3 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 144 (66.06%) Degree
2 13 (5.96%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.38%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) HNC
6 1 (0.46%) HND
6 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.92%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.46%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.46%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) TickIT
Vendors
1 29 (13.30%) Adobe
2 6 (2.75%) Microsoft
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