The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Psychology in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Psychology
Rank 570 573 571
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Psychology 30 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.004% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.014% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 12
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£450 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £475 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £475 £463
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
14168 13901 14711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.49% 26.05% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8470 8528 8544
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 621 614 806
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Psychology within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 August 2014.

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 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Psychology within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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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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 +12 29 £450 -5.26% 4
London - 26 £450 - 3
City of London - 6 £400 - 2
South East -10 1 £350 -26.31%
North West - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £350 -
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
Preston - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Psychology 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 Psychology.

1 39 (75.00%) Degree
2 37 (71.15%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (71.15%) Market Research
3 23 (44.23%) Usability Testing
3 23 (44.23%) Human Factors
4 9 (17.31%) Customer Insight
5 8 (15.38%) Qualitative Research
5 8 (15.38%) HTML
6 7 (13.46%) Mercator
6 7 (13.46%) CSS
7 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 6 (11.54%) SQL
7 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
7 6 (11.54%) IIS
7 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.62%) Web Design
8 5 (9.62%) Finance
8 5 (9.62%) Product Management
8 5 (9.62%) Axure RP
8 5 (9.62%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (7.69%) Information Architecture
9 4 (7.69%) NAS
9 4 (7.69%) NETGEAR
9 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (7.69%) Network Security
9 4 (7.69%) SonicWALL
9 4 (7.69%) Migration
9 4 (7.69%) Firewall
9 4 (7.69%) VMware

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Psychology 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 Psychology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.54%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Firewall
1 4 (7.69%) VLAN
1 4 (7.69%) Network Security
1 4 (7.69%) NAS
1 4 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (3.85%) Internet
2 2 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) User Experience Researcher
2 8 (15.38%) Consultant
3 7 (13.46%) User Experience Designer
3 7 (13.46%) Designer
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Network Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) User Experience Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior User Experience Designer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Designer
6 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Data Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Architect
7 1 (1.92%) Interaction Designer
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) HTML
2 7 (13.46%) CSS
3 3 (5.77%) Ajax
4 2 (3.85%) .NET
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.85%) SOAP
4 2 (3.85%) Web Services
4 2 (3.85%) XML
4 2 (3.85%) XSLT
4 2 (3.85%) XHTML
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.85%) HTML5
4 2 (3.85%) REST
4 2 (3.85%) CSS3
4 2 (3.85%) Sass
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (44.23%) Human Factors
2 4 (7.69%) Economics
2 4 (7.69%) Graphic Design
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Social Network
4 2 (3.85%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.92%) RIA
5 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
1 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (71.15%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (71.15%) Market Research
2 23 (44.23%) Usability Testing
3 9 (17.31%) Customer Insight
4 8 (15.38%) Qualitative Research
5 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.62%) Web Design
6 5 (9.62%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (9.62%) Product Management
7 4 (7.69%) Information Architecture
7 4 (7.69%) Project Management
7 4 (7.69%) Migration
8 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.77%) Analytics
9 2 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (3.85%) User Experience Design
9 2 (3.85%) Industrial Design
9 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.85%) Change Management
9 2 (3.85%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 39 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Mercator
2 4 (7.69%) VMware
2 4 (7.69%) SonicWALL
2 4 (7.69%) NETGEAR
2 4 (7.69%) Cisco
2 4 (7.69%) HP
2 4 (7.69%) Dell
2 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe
3 2 (3.85%) Open Text
3 2 (3.85%) RedDot
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