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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Psychology
UK
Rank 472 539 562
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +23
Contract jobs citing Psychology 125 83 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.16% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.50% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 52 20
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £341 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £505
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £26.08 £24.23 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 - -

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
14558 16732 16039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 32.94% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9299 10629 10061
Median daily rate £440 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 694 649
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Psychology within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Psychology Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Psychology
Top 30 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +71 124 £425 - 3
London +16 45 £450 +4.04% 1
Yorkshire +33 29 £425 +6.25%
Sheffield - 20 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 20 £425 -
South East +26 16 £425 +26.86%
West Midlands -6 14 £424 +8.71%
West Sussex +13 13 £427 +13.78%
Worthing +1 13 £427 +13.78%
Coventry - 11 £424 -
Leeds +18 9 £299 -25.31%
West Yorkshire +17 9 £299 -25.31%
North East -17 9 £400 -5.88%
Tyne and Wear -20 9 £400 -5.88%
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 9 £400 -5.88%
North West +28 4 £500 -
East Midlands - 4 £400 -
Liverpool - 4 £490 -
Merseyside - 4 £500 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £400 -
Nottingham - 4 £400 -
South West +10 2 £394 +5.00%
Warwickshire -1 2 - -
Bristol -4 2 £394 +5.00%
Shropshire +7 1 - -
Warwick -2 1 - -
City of London -4 1 £450 +2.56%
Reading - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £175 -
Croydon - 1 £500 -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 208 (80.31%) User Experience
2 199 (76.83%) Degree
3 196 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (53.67%) Usability Testing
5 132 (50.97%) Service Design
6 121 (46.72%) Market Research
7 115 (44.40%) Ethnography
8 114 (44.02%) Analytical Skills
9 107 (41.31%) Human Factors
10 85 (32.82%) Customer Insight
11 71 (27.41%) Guerrilla Research
12 62 (23.94%) Analytics
13 55 (21.24%) Scrum
14 30 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (10.42%) Multivariate Testing
16 27 (10.42%) Prototyping
17 26 (10.04%) Mentoring
18 25 (9.65%) Qualitative Research
19 24 (9.27%) User Stories
19 24 (9.27%) Sociology
20 21 (8.11%) Security Cleared
21 18 (6.95%) Computer Science
22 16 (6.18%) Kanban
23 15 (5.79%) Marketing
23 15 (5.79%) Actionable Recommendations
24 14 (5.41%) Retail
25 13 (5.02%) Benchmarking
25 13 (5.02%) Project Management
25 13 (5.02%) Axure RP

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 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 8 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 8 (3.09%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.93%) UserZoom
3 3 (1.16%) Camtasia
4 2 (0.77%) MS Office
5 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Magento
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.16%) GoToMeeting
1 3 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (5.02%) Axure RP
2 10 (3.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (3.09%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.09%) JIRA
4 5 (1.93%) VersionOne
4 5 (1.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (5.79%) Marketing
2 14 (5.41%) Retail
3 7 (2.70%) Finance
4 5 (1.93%) Automotive
5 4 (1.54%) Games
6 3 (1.16%) Legal
6 3 (1.16%) Military
6 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 183 (70.66%) User Researcher
2 68 (26.25%) User Experience Researcher
3 54 (20.85%) Digital User Researcher
4 19 (7.34%) Senior User Researcher
5 8 (3.09%) Agile Coach
5 8 (3.09%) Designer
6 7 (2.70%) UX Designer
7 5 (1.93%) Senior User Experience Researcher
8 4 (1.54%) Architect
9 3 (1.16%) Consultant
9 3 (1.16%) Data Modeller
9 3 (1.16%) Development Engineer
9 3 (1.16%) Development Specialist
9 3 (1.16%) Research Consultant
9 3 (1.16%) Research Engineer
9 3 (1.16%) User Experience Architect
9 3 (1.16%) User Experience Consultant
9 3 (1.16%) UX Engineer
9 3 (1.16%) UX Specialist
10 2 (0.77%) Senior Digital User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.77%) CSS
1 2 (0.77%) HTML
2 1 (0.39%) CSS3
2 1 (0.39%) HTML5
2 1 (0.39%) jQuery
2 1 (0.39%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 208 (80.31%) User Experience
2 114 (44.02%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.95%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.09%) Social Media
5 7 (2.70%) Economics
5 7 (2.70%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.32%) Ergonomics
7 4 (1.54%) Robotics
8 3 (1.16%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (0.77%) IVR
9 2 (0.77%) Statistics
10 1 (0.39%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.39%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.39%) NHS
10 1 (0.39%) RIA
10 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.39%) Social Network
10 1 (0.39%) Tandem
10 1 (0.39%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.93%) Android
1 5 (1.93%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.39%) Linux
2 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (53.67%) Usability Testing
3 132 (50.97%) Service Design
4 121 (46.72%) Market Research
5 115 (44.40%) Ethnography
6 107 (41.31%) Human Factors
7 85 (32.82%) Customer Insight
8 71 (27.41%) Guerrilla Research
9 62 (23.94%) Analytics
10 55 (21.24%) Scrum
11 30 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (10.42%) Multivariate Testing
13 27 (10.42%) Prototyping
14 26 (10.04%) Mentoring
15 25 (9.65%) Qualitative Research
16 24 (9.27%) Sociology
16 24 (9.27%) User Stories
17 16 (6.18%) Kanban
18 13 (5.02%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.39%) Perl
2 1 (0.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 199 (76.83%) Degree
2 21 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.93%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.93%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.16%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.16%) PhD
5 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.79%) Actionable Recommendations
2 9 (3.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (3.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (3.09%) Adobe
1 8 (3.09%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.39%) ClickTale
3 1 (0.39%) Demandware
3 1 (0.39%) Google
3 1 (0.39%) hybris
3 1 (0.39%) SAP
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