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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Psychology
Rank 513 610 605
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -5
Contract jobs citing Psychology 132 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.078% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 20 16
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £396 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.23 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -

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
18052 18693 18504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.39% 32.51% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11662 11711 11067
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 767 782
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.02 £45.90 £44.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.63%

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 29 August 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 27 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 29 August 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 +93 132 £425 -5.55% 9
London +37 72 £450 +10.29% 4
West Midlands -2 29 £400 -10.11%
Coventry - 21 £400 -
Yorkshire - 13 £450 -
Leeds - 12 £463 -
West Yorkshire - 12 £463 -
South East - 8 £500 - 3
West Sussex - 7 - - 1
Worthing - 7 - - 1
North East -26 6 £400 -15.34%
Newcastle upon Tyne -32 6 £400 -14.89%
Tyne and Wear -40 6 £400 -15.34%
City of London +29 5 £450 +13.13% 2
Telford - 5 - -
Shropshire - 5 - -
North West +13 3 £425 -
Croydon - 3 £535 -
Warrington - 2 £425 -
Cheshire - 2 £425 -
East of England +19 1 - - 2
Essex +4 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 £500 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £450 -
Sheffield - 1 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £425 -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 244 (86.83%) User Experience
2 223 (79.36%) Degree
3 207 (73.67%) Agile Software Development
4 164 (58.36%) Usability Testing
4 164 (58.36%) Market Research
5 144 (51.25%) Analytical Skills
6 134 (47.69%) Human Factors
7 120 (42.70%) Service Design
8 117 (41.64%) Ethnography
9 84 (29.89%) Guerrilla Research
10 76 (27.05%) Customer Insight
11 43 (15.30%) Analytics
11 43 (15.30%) Axure RP
11 43 (15.30%) Mentoring
12 35 (12.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 35 (12.46%) Project Management
13 34 (12.10%) Adobe
13 34 (12.10%) Scrum
14 31 (11.03%) HTML
15 30 (10.68%) Prototyping
16 28 (9.96%) Wireframes
17 27 (9.61%) Information Architecture
18 26 (9.25%) Web Development
18 26 (9.25%) Marketing
19 24 (8.54%) Product Management
20 23 (8.19%) Industrial Design
20 23 (8.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 22 (7.83%) RIA
21 22 (7.83%) JavaScript
21 22 (7.83%) CSS

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 (1.42%) SAS
2 1 (0.36%) Moodle
2 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (8.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 22 (7.83%) MS Visio
3 11 (3.91%) Photoshop
4 10 (3.56%) UserZoom
5 7 (2.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (1.78%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (1.42%) MS Excel
8 3 (1.07%) MS Office
8 3 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.36%) InDesign
9 1 (0.36%) InVision
9 1 (0.36%) Pixelapse
9 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.36%) DHCP
1 1 (0.36%) DNS
1 1 (0.36%) Internet
1 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (15.30%) Axure RP
2 35 (12.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (1.78%) JIRA
4 4 (1.42%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.07%) VersionOne
5 3 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.71%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.71%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.36%) JIRA Agile
General
1 26 (9.25%) Marketing
2 10 (3.56%) Finance
3 6 (2.14%) Retail
4 5 (1.78%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.07%) Legal
6 2 (0.71%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 191 (67.97%) User Researcher
2 106 (37.72%) User Experience Researcher
3 63 (22.42%) Digital User Researcher
4 25 (8.90%) Architect
4 25 (8.90%) User Experience Architect
5 22 (7.83%) Senior User Researcher
6 13 (4.63%) Designer
7 10 (3.56%) Senior Architect
7 10 (3.56%) Senior User Experience Architect
8 9 (3.20%) Senior User Experience Researcher
9 7 (2.49%) UX Designer
10 5 (1.78%) Visual Designer
11 4 (1.42%) Agile Coach
11 4 (1.42%) Data Scientist
11 4 (1.42%) Senior Digital User Researcher
12 3 (1.07%) Consultant
13 2 (0.71%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 2 (0.71%) Project Manager
13 2 (0.71%) Security Manager
13 2 (0.71%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.03%) HTML
2 22 (7.83%) CSS
3 6 (2.14%) HTML5
4 5 (1.78%) CSS3
5 1 (0.36%) Node.js
5 1 (0.36%) React
Miscellaneous
1 244 (86.83%) User Experience
2 144 (51.25%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.83%) RIA
4 8 (2.85%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.85%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.78%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.78%) Graphic Design
5 5 (1.78%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.07%) PMI
7 1 (0.36%) Blog
7 1 (0.36%) Economics
7 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.36%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.36%) Robotics
7 1 (0.36%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.14%) Android
1 6 (2.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (73.67%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (58.36%) Market Research
2 164 (58.36%) Usability Testing
3 134 (47.69%) Human Factors
4 120 (42.70%) Service Design
5 117 (41.64%) Ethnography
6 84 (29.89%) Guerrilla Research
7 76 (27.05%) Customer Insight
8 43 (15.30%) Analytics
8 43 (15.30%) Mentoring
9 35 (12.46%) Project Management
10 34 (12.10%) Scrum
11 30 (10.68%) Prototyping
12 28 (9.96%) Wireframes
13 27 (9.61%) Information Architecture
14 26 (9.25%) Web Development
15 24 (8.54%) Product Management
16 23 (8.19%) Industrial Design
17 21 (7.47%) Software Engineering
18 18 (6.41%) Multivariate Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.83%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.42%) Python
2 4 (1.42%) R
3 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.71%) SQL
3 2 (0.71%) VB
4 1 (0.36%) C
4 1 (0.36%) Java
4 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.36%) Ruby
4 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 223 (79.36%) Degree
2 15 (5.34%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.07%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.07%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.71%) APMP
6 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.71%) MCP
6 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.71%) OCP
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.71%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.49%) QA
2 4 (1.42%) Actionable Recommendations
3 3 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.78%) Puppet
2 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (12.10%) Adobe
2 4 (1.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.42%) Rally
3 2 (0.71%) HP
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle
3 2 (0.71%) SAP
4 1 (0.36%) VMware
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