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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Human Factors
Rank 548 564 553
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 48 31 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.059% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.19% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 0
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£425 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 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
16812 16661 15515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 31.47% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10365 10360 9121
Average daily rate £413 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 667 657 668
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 May 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 27 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 29 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 42 £425 -22.72% 16
South East +3 15 £400 -5.88% 2
London +2 15 £450 -18.18% 3
Leeds - 6 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £450 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £450 - 1
Wales - 6 £320 -
Hampshire -2 5 £327 -23.05%
Portsmouth - 5 £327 -
Worthing - 4 - -
South Wales - 4 £320 -
West Sussex - 4 - -
Berkshire +5 3 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £363 -
Newport - 3 £320 -
Swansea - 2 - -
Derby - 2 £300 -
Derbyshire - 2 £300 -
West Wales - 2 - -
West Midlands -13 1 - -
North West -17 1 £525 - 3
Essex - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £500 -
East of England - 1 - - 5
Staffordshire - 1 - -

Human Factors
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 85 (67.46%) User Experience
2 64 (50.79%) Usability Testing
3 63 (50.00%) Degree
4 59 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (38.10%) Market Research
6 47 (37.30%) Psychology
7 39 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (20.63%) HTML
8 26 (20.63%) CSS
9 22 (17.46%) JavaScript
10 20 (15.87%) Information Architecture
11 18 (14.29%) Information Security
11 18 (14.29%) Customer Insight
12 17 (13.49%) Security Cleared
13 16 (12.70%) jQuery
13 16 (12.70%) HTML5
13 16 (12.70%) Mentoring
14 15 (11.90%) CSS3
15 13 (10.32%) Project Management
16 12 (9.52%) Software Engineering
17 11 (8.73%) Graphic Design
17 11 (8.73%) Scrum
17 11 (8.73%) DHTML
17 11 (8.73%) Responsive Web Design
18 10 (7.94%) Management Information System
18 10 (7.94%) Risk Management
18 10 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
18 10 (7.94%) Change Management
19 9 (7.14%) CISM
19 9 (7.14%) GIAC

Human Factors
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (3.97%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.97%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.59%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.97%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) Intranet
2 2 (1.59%) WAN
3 1 (0.79%) SNMP
3 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Axure RP
2 5 (3.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (2.38%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 6 (4.76%) Marketing
2 2 (1.59%) Finance
3 1 (0.79%) Legal
3 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.79%) Electronics
3 1 (0.79%) Games
3 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (19.84%) Designer
2 24 (19.05%) UX Designer
3 17 (13.49%) User Experience Researcher
4 13 (10.32%) UI Designer
5 9 (7.14%) Consultant
5 9 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.56%) Web Designer
6 7 (5.56%) Analyst
6 7 (5.56%) Architect
6 7 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.76%) Security Analyst
7 6 (4.76%) Information Analyst
7 6 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (4.76%) User Experience Architect
8 5 (3.97%) Senior Architect
8 5 (3.97%) Security Project Manager
8 5 (3.97%) Security Manager
8 5 (3.97%) Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.63%) HTML
1 26 (20.63%) CSS
2 16 (12.70%) jQuery
2 16 (12.70%) HTML5
3 15 (11.90%) CSS3
4 11 (8.73%) DHTML
5 8 (6.35%) JSON
6 4 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.79%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.79%) LESS
7 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 85 (67.46%) User Experience
2 47 (37.30%) Psychology
3 39 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.73%) Graphic Design
5 10 (7.94%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.76%) Ergonomics
6 6 (4.76%) RIA
7 5 (3.97%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (0.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (50.79%) Usability Testing
2 59 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (38.10%) Market Research
4 20 (15.87%) Information Architecture
5 18 (14.29%) Information Security
5 18 (14.29%) Customer Insight
6 16 (12.70%) Mentoring
7 13 (10.32%) Project Management
8 12 (9.52%) Software Engineering
9 11 (8.73%) Scrum
9 11 (8.73%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (7.94%) Risk Management
10 10 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (7.94%) Change Management
11 8 (6.35%) Analytics
12 6 (4.76%) Industrial Design
12 6 (4.76%) Product Management
12 6 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
13 5 (3.97%) Qualitative Research
13 5 (3.97%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.46%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.76%) C
3 5 (3.97%) C++
4 1 (0.79%) C#
4 1 (0.79%) Python
4 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.79%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 63 (50.00%) Degree
2 17 (13.49%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.14%) CISM
3 9 (7.14%) GIAC
3 9 (7.14%) CISSP
4 6 (4.76%) PMP
4 6 (4.76%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.59%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (5.56%) Adobe
2 5 (3.97%) Google
3 4 (3.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle
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