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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Psychology
Rank 559 571 538
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -33
Contract jobs citing Psychology 38 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.041% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.13% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 1
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£425 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +17.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+21.33% -
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
17367 17069 15456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.54% 31.50% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10676 10620 9104
Average daily rate £413 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 691 680 661
Average hourly rate £18.61 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.40% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

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 28 May 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 13 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 28 May 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 +1 38 £425 +1.19% 12
London +25 25 £425 +1.19% 7
South East -11 7 £525 - 2
Worthing - 7 £525 -
West Sussex - 7 £525 -
City of London +15 6 £400 -11.11% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £425 -
Leeds - 3 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £525 -
North East - 1 £525 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £525 -
West Midlands - 1 £460 -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 77 (89.53%) Degree
2 70 (81.40%) User Experience
3 57 (66.28%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (55.81%) Human Factors
5 44 (51.16%) Market Research
6 41 (47.67%) Usability Testing
7 28 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (24.42%) Customer Insight
9 15 (17.44%) Scrum
10 12 (13.95%) Mentoring
11 11 (12.79%) Analytics
11 11 (12.79%) HTML
12 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
12 10 (11.63%) CSS
12 10 (11.63%) MS Visio
12 10 (11.63%) Axure RP
13 9 (10.47%) Project Management
14 8 (9.30%) Retail
15 7 (8.14%) Adobe
15 7 (8.14%) Information Architecture
16 6 (6.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 6 (6.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 6 (6.98%) Industrial Design
16 6 (6.98%) Google
16 6 (6.98%) Marketing
17 5 (5.81%) Google Analytics
17 5 (5.81%) RIA
17 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
17 5 (5.81%) Product Management
17 5 (5.81%) Finance

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (3.49%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Axure RP
2 6 (6.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.33%) Selenium
3 2 (2.33%) JIRA
3 2 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (2.33%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (9.30%) Retail
2 6 (6.98%) Marketing
3 5 (5.81%) Finance
4 2 (2.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Law
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Games
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) User Experience Researcher
2 7 (8.14%) Architect
2 7 (8.14%) User Experience Architect
3 6 (6.98%) Consultant
4 5 (5.81%) UX Designer
4 5 (5.81%) Designer
5 4 (4.65%) Senior Architect
6 3 (3.49%) User Experience Consultant
6 3 (3.49%) Developer
7 2 (2.33%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (2.33%) Senior Designer
7 2 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (2.33%) Senior UX Designer
8 1 (1.16%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (1.16%) User Experience Specialist
8 1 (1.16%) UI Designer
8 1 (1.16%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.16%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.16%) Digital Designer
8 1 (1.16%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) HTML
2 10 (11.63%) CSS
3 3 (3.49%) HTML5
4 2 (2.33%) SVG
4 2 (2.33%) DOM
4 2 (2.33%) Ajax
4 2 (2.33%) jQuery
4 2 (2.33%) CSS3
4 2 (2.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 70 (81.40%) User Experience
2 48 (55.81%) Human Factors
3 28 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.81%) RIA
5 4 (4.65%) Ergonomics
6 2 (2.33%) iPhone
6 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.33%) iPad
6 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (66.28%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (51.16%) Market Research
3 41 (47.67%) Usability Testing
4 21 (24.42%) Customer Insight
5 15 (17.44%) Scrum
6 12 (13.95%) Mentoring
7 11 (12.79%) Analytics
8 9 (10.47%) Project Management
9 7 (8.14%) Information Architecture
10 6 (6.98%) Industrial Design
11 5 (5.81%) Product Management
12 4 (4.65%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.65%) Qualitative Research
13 3 (3.49%) Software Delivery
13 3 (3.49%) UX Design
13 3 (3.49%) Web Design
14 2 (2.33%) E-Commerce
14 2 (2.33%) TDD
14 2 (2.33%) BDD
14 2 (2.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.33%) PHP
2 2 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (89.53%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (8.14%) Adobe
2 6 (6.98%) Google
South West
NonStop Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £370 - £410 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £330.00 - £345.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £345.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago