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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Psychology
Rank 546 572 548
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -24
Contract jobs citing Psychology 48 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.051% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.16% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 5
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£425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
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
16828 17126 14998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.20% 31.02% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10345 10546 8944
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 660 681
Average hourly rate £18.90 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.09% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 2015.

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 25 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 24 April 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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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 +24 48 £425 +1.19% 15
London +16 31 £425 +1.19% 10
City of London +27 12 £400 -12.56% 3
Yorkshire - 5 £425 -
South East -4 4 £500 - 2
North East - 4 £375 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £500 -
Worthing - 4 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
Leeds - 3 £450 -
Liverpool - 2 £470 -
North West - 2 £470 -
Merseyside - 2 £470 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £525 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £525 - 1
East of England - 2 £470 - 2
West Midlands -12 1 £460 +57.26%
South West - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £470 -
York - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £470 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 83 (94.32%) Degree
2 72 (81.82%) User Experience
3 54 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (60.23%) Human Factors
5 46 (52.27%) Market Research
6 45 (51.14%) Usability Testing
7 33 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (28.41%) Customer Insight
9 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
10 11 (12.50%) Analytics
10 11 (12.50%) Scrum
10 11 (12.50%) HTML
11 10 (11.36%) JavaScript
11 10 (11.36%) CSS
11 10 (11.36%) MS Visio
12 9 (10.23%) Retail
12 9 (10.23%) Marketing
12 9 (10.23%) Axure RP
13 8 (9.09%) Project Management
14 7 (7.95%) Adobe
15 6 (6.82%) Industrial Design
15 6 (6.82%) Finance
15 6 (6.82%) Google
15 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
15 6 (6.82%) Information Architecture
15 6 (6.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 6 (6.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 5 (5.68%) Product Management
16 5 (5.68%) Mathematics
16 5 (5.68%) Google Analytics

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (3.41%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.14%) SPSS
5 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) Axure RP
2 6 (6.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 9 (10.23%) Retail
1 9 (10.23%) Marketing
2 6 (6.82%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Games
4 2 (2.27%) Law
4 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (32.95%) User Experience Researcher
2 6 (6.82%) Architect
2 6 (6.82%) Consultant
2 6 (6.82%) Designer
2 6 (6.82%) User Experience Architect
3 5 (5.68%) UX Designer
4 4 (4.55%) Senior Architect
5 3 (3.41%) User Experience Consultant
6 2 (2.27%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (2.27%) Junior
6 2 (2.27%) UI Designer
6 2 (2.27%) Senior Designer
6 2 (2.27%) Senior UX Designer
7 1 (1.14%) Data Scientist
7 1 (1.14%) Digital Designer
7 1 (1.14%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (1.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (1.14%) Developer
7 1 (1.14%) Analyst
7 1 (1.14%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.50%) HTML
2 10 (11.36%) CSS
3 4 (4.55%) SVG
3 4 (4.55%) Ajax
3 4 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (1.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 72 (81.82%) User Experience
2 53 (60.23%) Human Factors
3 33 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.68%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.68%) RIA
5 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.27%) Online Games
6 2 (2.27%) iPhone
6 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.27%) iPad
7 1 (1.14%) Statistics
7 1 (1.14%) Physics
7 1 (1.14%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (52.27%) Market Research
3 45 (51.14%) Usability Testing
4 25 (28.41%) Customer Insight
5 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 11 (12.50%) Analytics
6 11 (12.50%) Scrum
7 8 (9.09%) Project Management
8 6 (6.82%) Industrial Design
8 6 (6.82%) Information Architecture
9 5 (5.68%) Product Management
9 5 (5.68%) Web Design
10 4 (4.55%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.55%) Qualitative Research
10 4 (4.55%) Web Application Development
11 3 (3.41%) Software Delivery
11 3 (3.41%) Product Marketing
11 3 (3.41%) Data Analysis
12 2 (2.27%) Knowledge Management
12 2 (2.27%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.36%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.68%) SQL
3 4 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 83 (94.32%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) PhD
Vendors
1 7 (7.95%) Adobe
2 6 (6.82%) Google
Bracknell, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
The Creative Emporium
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 24 days ago