The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Psychology in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Psychology
Rank 546 636 587
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -49
Contract jobs citing Psychology 114 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.067% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 23 11
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £391 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.06 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 - -

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
18108 18446 17467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.54% 32.33% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11689 11594 10569
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 733 697
Median hourly rate £20.92 £18.68 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.96% -6.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Psychology as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Psychology Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Psychology
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Psychology within the UK.

Psychology Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Psychology
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Psychology within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Psychology Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Psychology
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Psychology within the UK.

Psychology Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Psychology
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 Psychology within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
(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 +62 114 £425 -5.55% 11
London +54 66 £450 +11.38% 9
Yorkshire - 17 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 16 £450 -
Leeds - 16 £450 -
West Midlands -22 15 £400 -10.11%
Coventry - 11 £400 -
Croydon - 8 £535 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -52 6 £450 -4.25%
North East -54 6 £450 -4.25%
Tyne and Wear -55 6 £450 -4.25%
South East +4 5 £500 -9.09% 2
City of London +52 4 £450 +25.34% 2
West Sussex -10 4 - -
Worthing -13 4 - -
Shropshire - 4 - -
Telford - 4 - -
North West - 3 £425 -
East of England +18 2 £275 -37.14%
Warrington - 2 £425 -
Cheshire - 2 £425 -
Essex +2 1 - -
Norfolk 0 1 £275 -30.46%
Norwich -7 1 £275 -30.46%
Westminster - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 £500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Sheffield - 1 £425 -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Psychology 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 Psychology.

1 264 (87.42%) User Experience
2 228 (75.50%) Degree
3 222 (73.51%) Agile Software Development
4 189 (62.58%) Market Research
5 168 (55.63%) Usability Testing
6 165 (54.64%) Human Factors
7 146 (48.34%) Analytical Skills
8 120 (39.74%) Service Design
9 108 (35.76%) Ethnography
10 81 (26.82%) Guerrilla Research
11 67 (22.19%) Customer Insight
12 60 (19.87%) Axure RP
13 58 (19.21%) Mentoring
14 48 (15.89%) Prototyping
15 45 (14.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 45 (14.90%) Adobe
15 45 (14.90%) Project Management
16 41 (13.58%) HTML
17 37 (12.25%) Wireframes
18 34 (11.26%) Information Architecture
19 33 (10.93%) Product Management
19 33 (10.93%) Web Development
19 33 (10.93%) Marketing
20 30 (9.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
20 30 (9.93%) Industrial Design
21 29 (9.60%) RIA
21 29 (9.60%) JavaScript
21 29 (9.60%) CSS
21 29 (9.60%) MS Visio
22 28 (9.27%) Software Engineering

Psychology
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 4 (1.32%) SAS
2 1 (0.33%) Moodle
2 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (9.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 29 (9.60%) MS Visio
3 17 (5.63%) UserZoom
4 14 (4.64%) Photoshop
5 7 (2.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (1.66%) MS Excel
6 5 (1.66%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (1.32%) MS Office
8 3 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.33%) InDesign
9 1 (0.33%) InVision
9 1 (0.33%) Pixelapse
9 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.33%) DHCP
1 1 (0.33%) DNS
1 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.33%) QlikView
1 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 60 (19.87%) Axure RP
2 45 (14.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.66%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.66%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.33%) JIRA
4 1 (0.33%) JIRA Agile
General
1 33 (10.93%) Marketing
2 14 (4.64%) Finance
3 6 (1.99%) Legal
4 5 (1.66%) Multimedia
5 3 (0.99%) Games
6 2 (0.66%) Retail
7 1 (0.33%) Banking
7 1 (0.33%) French Language
7 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 210 (69.54%) User Researcher
2 108 (35.76%) User Experience Researcher
3 87 (28.81%) Digital User Researcher
4 35 (11.59%) Architect
4 35 (11.59%) User Experience Architect
5 31 (10.26%) Senior User Researcher
6 16 (5.30%) Senior User Experience Researcher
7 14 (4.64%) Senior Architect
7 14 (4.64%) Senior User Experience Architect
8 13 (4.30%) Designer
9 7 (2.32%) Senior Digital User Researcher
9 7 (2.32%) UX Designer
10 5 (1.66%) Visual Designer
11 4 (1.32%) Data Scientist
12 3 (0.99%) Analyst
13 2 (0.66%) Consultant
13 2 (0.66%) Junior
13 2 (0.66%) Project Manager
13 2 (0.66%) Security Project Manager
13 2 (0.66%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.58%) HTML
2 29 (9.60%) CSS
3 6 (1.99%) HTML5
3 6 (1.99%) Web Services
4 5 (1.66%) CSS3
5 1 (0.33%) Node.js
5 1 (0.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 264 (87.42%) User Experience
2 146 (48.34%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (9.60%) RIA
4 10 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.66%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.66%) Graphic Design
5 5 (1.66%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.99%) PMI
7 1 (0.33%) Blog
7 1 (0.33%) Economics
7 1 (0.33%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.33%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.33%) NHS
7 1 (0.33%) Statistics
7 1 (0.33%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.32%) Android
1 7 (2.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (73.51%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (62.58%) Market Research
3 168 (55.63%) Usability Testing
4 165 (54.64%) Human Factors
5 120 (39.74%) Service Design
6 108 (35.76%) Ethnography
7 81 (26.82%) Guerrilla Research
8 67 (22.19%) Customer Insight
9 58 (19.21%) Mentoring
10 48 (15.89%) Prototyping
11 45 (14.90%) Project Management
12 37 (12.25%) Wireframes
13 34 (11.26%) Information Architecture
14 33 (10.93%) Product Management
14 33 (10.93%) Web Development
15 30 (9.93%) Industrial Design
16 28 (9.27%) Software Engineering
17 27 (8.94%) Analytics
18 17 (5.63%) Qualitative Research
18 17 (5.63%) Sociology
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.60%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.32%) Python
2 4 (1.32%) R
3 3 (0.99%) SQL
4 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.66%) VB
5 1 (0.33%) C
5 1 (0.33%) Java
5 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.33%) Ruby
5 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 228 (75.50%) Degree
2 21 (6.95%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.66%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.99%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.99%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.99%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.66%) APMP
6 2 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.66%) MCP
6 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.66%) OCP
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.66%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.32%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) Actionable Recommendations
2 3 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.33%) WAI
3 1 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (14.90%) Adobe
2 6 (1.99%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.66%) HP
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle
3 2 (0.66%) SAP
4 1 (0.33%) VMware
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Rate: £500.00 - £501 per day
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