The table below looks at the statistics for the Usability Expert role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Expert in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Usability Expert
Rank - - 596
Contract jobs requiring a Usability Expert 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £285
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Usability Expert
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Usability Expert in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Usability Expert Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Usability Expert
Daily Rate Trend

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

Usability Expert Daily Rate Trend in the UK