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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Psychology
Rank 546 560 545
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs citing Psychology 46 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.020% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.063% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £390 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -10.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £288 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £420 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £468 £275 £439
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -37.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -

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
16471 15885 14405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.37% 31.03% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10634 9829 8499
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
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 629 681 815
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 December 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 15 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 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 46 £425 +8.97% 7
London +28 20 £400 +2.56% 6
East Midlands +11 4 - -
City of London +5 1 £463 +14.90%
South West -27 1 - -
East of England - 1 £395 -
Scotland - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
North West - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 60 (85.71%) Degree
2 52 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (71.43%) User Experience
4 39 (55.71%) Usability Testing
5 38 (54.29%) Human Factors
6 37 (52.86%) Market Research
7 27 (38.57%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (21.43%) Customer Insight
9 14 (20.00%) Analytics
10 12 (17.14%) HTML
11 10 (14.29%) Project Management
11 10 (14.29%) Finance
12 8 (11.43%) Axure RP
12 8 (11.43%) CSS
13 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
13 7 (10.00%) SQL
13 7 (10.00%) Marketing
13 7 (10.00%) Web Design
14 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
15 5 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 5 (7.14%) Product Management
15 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
15 5 (7.14%) Google Analytics
15 5 (7.14%) Graphic Design
15 5 (7.14%) Google
15 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
15 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
15 5 (7.14%) Adobe
15 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
16 4 (5.71%) MS Visio

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (1.43%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Photoshop
1 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) SSL
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Axure RP
2 5 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Marketing
3 4 (5.71%) German Language
4 3 (4.29%) Games
4 3 (4.29%) Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Law
5 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (12.86%) User Experience Researcher
2 8 (11.43%) Designer
3 7 (10.00%) UX Designer
3 7 (10.00%) Architect
4 6 (8.57%) User Experience Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.29%) Lead Architect
7 2 (2.86%) UI Designer
7 2 (2.86%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Junior
7 2 (2.86%) Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Senior Designer
7 2 (2.86%) Senior UX Designer
8 1 (1.43%) Senior Architect
8 1 (1.43%) Digital Designer
8 1 (1.43%) Interaction Designer
8 1 (1.43%) Senior Interaction Designer
8 1 (1.43%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) HTML
2 8 (11.43%) CSS
3 4 (5.71%) SVG
3 4 (5.71%) Ajax
3 4 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.86%) REST
4 2 (2.86%) Sass
4 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (2.86%) SOAP
4 2 (2.86%) Web Services
4 2 (2.86%) XML
4 2 (2.86%) XSLT
4 2 (2.86%) XHTML
4 2 (2.86%) .NET
4 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (71.43%) User Experience
2 38 (54.29%) Human Factors
3 27 (38.57%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.14%) Graphic Design
4 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.71%) Open Source
6 3 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.86%) iPad
7 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.86%) Online Games
7 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.43%) Statistics
8 1 (1.43%) RIA
8 1 (1.43%) Physics
8 1 (1.43%) Ergonomics
8 1 (1.43%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.43%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (55.71%) Usability Testing
3 37 (52.86%) Market Research
4 15 (21.43%) Customer Insight
5 14 (20.00%) Analytics
6 10 (14.29%) Project Management
7 7 (10.00%) Web Design
8 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.14%) Product Management
10 4 (5.71%) User Stories
10 4 (5.71%) Web Application Development
10 4 (5.71%) UX Design
10 4 (5.71%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.71%) Scrum
11 3 (4.29%) Data Analysis
11 3 (4.29%) Industrial Design
11 3 (4.29%) Product Marketing
11 3 (4.29%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (4.29%) Qualitative Research
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (10.00%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) PHP
3 2 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) PhD
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Adobe
1 5 (7.14%) Google
2 2 (2.86%) Open Text
2 2 (2.86%) RedDot
3 1 (1.43%) Mercator
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