The table below looks at the statistics for Usability Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Engineering over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Engineering
Rank 642 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Usability Engineering 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43957 43706 42107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.92% 79.33% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29196 27767 26626
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1024 1244 1239
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.36 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Usability Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Usability Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Usability Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Usability Engineering
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Usability Engineering within the UK.

Usability Engineering Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Usability Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Usability Engineering within the UK.

Usability Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Usability Engineering
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Croydon - 1 - -
London - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
England - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Usability Engineering
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Usability Engineering 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 Usability Engineering.

1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Ethnography
2 1 (50.00%) Sociology
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Human Factors
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

Usability Engineering
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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Interaction Designer
1 1 (50.00%) UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (50.00%) Ethnography
1 1 (50.00%) Human Factors
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) Sociology
1 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe