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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Psychology
Rank 513 602 615
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +13
Contract jobs citing Psychology 140 61 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.11% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.32% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 27 20
Median daily rate £470 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £346 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £448 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.02% +13.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £24.50 £28.04 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £31.85 -
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -

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
17771 19133 18680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.30% 32.99% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11506 11963 11343
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 813 810
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.99 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.60 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

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 September 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 29 September 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 +90 140 £470 +10.58% 10
London +31 60 £469 +14.88% 5
West Midlands +7 40 £500 +12.35% 2
Coventry - 28 £470 - 1
Yorkshire +28 17 £475 +5.55% 1
West Yorkshire +24 13 £450 -
Leeds +21 13 £450 -
South East +27 11 £588 +72.79% 1
Worthing - 10 £588 -
West Sussex - 10 £588 - 1
North East -36 6 £400 -15.34% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -40 6 £400 -14.89% 1
Tyne and Wear -41 6 £400 -15.34% 1
City of London +12 5 £450 +9.09%
Shropshire - 5 - - 1
Telford - 5 - - 1
Sheffield - 4 £500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £500 - 1
North West +11 3 £425 -
Warwickshire -3 2 - -
Midlands - 2 £541 -
Warrington - 2 £425 -
Cheshire - 2 £425 -
Westminster - 2 £450 -
East of England +5 1 - -
Essex +3 1 - -
Warwick -4 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 230 (85.19%) Degree
2 229 (84.81%) User Experience
3 207 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
4 160 (59.26%) Usability Testing
5 149 (55.19%) Market Research
6 135 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 122 (45.19%) Service Design
8 119 (44.07%) Ethnography
9 117 (43.33%) Customer Insight
10 115 (42.59%) Human Factors
11 85 (31.48%) Guerrilla Research
12 56 (20.74%) Analytics
13 52 (19.26%) Scrum
14 37 (13.70%) Mentoring
15 29 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (10.37%) Multivariate Testing
17 25 (9.26%) Axure RP
18 23 (8.52%) Project Management
19 22 (8.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
20 21 (7.78%) Coaching
20 21 (7.78%) Adobe
21 20 (7.41%) HTML
22 17 (6.30%) Prototyping
23 16 (5.93%) Wireframes
23 16 (5.93%) Information Architecture
23 16 (5.93%) Marketing
23 16 (5.93%) Web Development
24 15 (5.56%) Product Management
24 15 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
25 14 (5.19%) User Stories

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 (1.48%) SAS
2 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 14 (5.19%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.96%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.85%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (1.85%) UserZoom
5 4 (1.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.48%) MS Excel
6 3 (1.11%) MS Office
7 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.37%) InDesign
8 1 (0.37%) InVision
8 1 (0.37%) Pixelapse
8 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.11%) GoToMeeting
2 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (9.26%) Axure RP
2 22 (8.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 9 (3.33%) JIRA
4 8 (2.96%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.85%) VersionOne
5 5 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.74%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.74%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.37%) JIRA Agile
General
1 16 (5.93%) Marketing
2 11 (4.07%) Retail
3 5 (1.85%) Finance
4 4 (1.48%) Legal
5 2 (0.74%) Automotive
5 2 (0.74%) Games
5 2 (0.74%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.37%) Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Military
6 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 191 (70.74%) User Researcher
2 98 (36.30%) User Experience Researcher
3 60 (22.22%) Digital User Researcher
4 16 (5.93%) Architect
4 16 (5.93%) Senior User Researcher
4 16 (5.93%) User Experience Architect
5 9 (3.33%) Senior Architect
5 9 (3.33%) Senior User Experience Architect
6 8 (2.96%) Agile Coach
7 7 (2.59%) Designer
8 5 (1.85%) UX Designer
9 4 (1.48%) Data Scientist
9 4 (1.48%) Senior User Experience Researcher
10 3 (1.11%) Consultant
11 2 (0.74%) Analyst
11 2 (0.74%) Junior
11 2 (0.74%) Junior Designer
11 2 (0.74%) Project Manager
11 2 (0.74%) Research Consultant
11 2 (0.74%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.41%) HTML
2 14 (5.19%) CSS
3 6 (2.22%) HTML5
4 5 (1.85%) CSS3
5 1 (0.37%) Node.js
5 1 (0.37%) React
Miscellaneous
1 229 (84.81%) User Experience
2 135 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.81%) RIA
4 12 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.85%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.11%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.74%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.74%) PMI
7 2 (0.74%) Robotics
8 1 (0.37%) Blog
8 1 (0.37%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.37%) Economics
8 1 (0.37%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.37%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.37%) NHS
8 1 (0.37%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.37%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.22%) Android
1 6 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (59.26%) Usability Testing
3 149 (55.19%) Market Research
4 122 (45.19%) Service Design
5 119 (44.07%) Ethnography
6 117 (43.33%) Customer Insight
7 115 (42.59%) Human Factors
8 85 (31.48%) Guerrilla Research
9 56 (20.74%) Analytics
10 52 (19.26%) Scrum
11 37 (13.70%) Mentoring
12 29 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (10.37%) Multivariate Testing
14 23 (8.52%) Project Management
15 21 (7.78%) Coaching
16 17 (6.30%) Prototyping
17 16 (5.93%) Information Architecture
17 16 (5.93%) Web Development
17 16 (5.93%) Wireframes
18 15 (5.56%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.19%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.48%) Python
2 4 (1.48%) R
3 2 (0.74%) SQL
3 2 (0.74%) VB
4 1 (0.37%) C
4 1 (0.37%) Java
4 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 230 (85.19%) Degree
2 13 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.11%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.74%) MCP
5 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.74%) OCP
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.74%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.37%) APMP
6 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.07%) QA
2 4 (1.48%) Actionable Recommendations
2 4 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 8 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (2.96%) Puppet
2 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (7.78%) Adobe
2 8 (2.96%) Rally
3 4 (1.48%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.74%) HP
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle
4 2 (0.74%) SAP
5 1 (0.37%) Demandware
5 1 (0.37%) Google
5 1 (0.37%) hybris
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