The table below looks at the statistics for Usability Testing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Usability Testing
Rank 496 510 506
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 124 83 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 53 32
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£413 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £487 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.61

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
42484 40290 37273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.13% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27393 25071 22420
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1145 1195 1116
Average hourly rate £28.75 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Usability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Trend

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

Usability Testing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 8 July 2015.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Usability Testing
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Usability Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Usability Testing
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 8 July 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 +9 116 £413 -2.94% 37
London -1 62 £413 -2.94% 23
City of London -8 17 £413 +11.48% 6
South West +10 16 £400 -
Yorkshire -6 16 £413 +194.64% 5
West Yorkshire - 15 £419 -
Leeds - 14 £425 -
South East -12 12 £425 +21.42% 3
Exeter - 9 £400 -
Devon - 9 £400 -
Worthing - 6 - -
West Sussex - 6 - -
Surrey +2 4 £425 -
Wales 0 4 £475 +46.15%
Tyne and Wear - 4 £338 -
North East - 4 £338 -
Leatherhead - 4 £425 -
Bristol - 4 £425 -
New Malden - 4 £275 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £338 -
Scotland +1 3 £275 -20.05% 2
East of England - 3 £350 - 3
South Wales -2 2 £475 +46.15%
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
West Wales - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 £425 - 1
Swansea - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 £425 - 1
West Midlands -2 1 £285 - 1
Glasgow -3 1 £275 -0.18%

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Usability Testing 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 Usability Testing.

1 202 (75.66%) User Experience
2 157 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (27.34%) HTML
4 69 (25.84%) CSS
5 61 (22.85%) Information Architecture
6 55 (20.60%) Degree
6 55 (20.60%) Analytical Skills
7 50 (18.73%) Human Factors
8 49 (18.35%) JavaScript
9 42 (15.73%) Axure RP
10 41 (15.36%) Mobile App
11 34 (12.73%) HTML5
12 33 (12.36%) Market Research
13 31 (11.61%) Psychology
13 31 (11.61%) E-Commerce
14 30 (11.24%) CSS3
15 27 (10.11%) Android
16 25 (9.36%) Photoshop
16 25 (9.36%) Web Design
17 24 (8.99%) Web Services
17 24 (8.99%) Security Cleared
18 23 (8.61%) Finance
19 22 (8.24%) jQuery
20 21 (7.87%) Project Management
20 21 (7.87%) Apple iOS
21 20 (7.49%) Customer Insight
21 20 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
21 20 (7.49%) Adobe Illustrator
21 20 (7.49%) Scrum
22 19 (7.12%) Balsamiq Mockups

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Usability Testing 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 Usability Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.62%) CMS
2 5 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.37%) IIS
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (9.36%) Photoshop
2 20 (7.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (5.99%) OmniGraffle
4 14 (5.24%) MS Visio
5 13 (4.87%) Fireworks
6 7 (2.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.75%) MS Excel
8 1 (0.37%) InDesign
8 1 (0.37%) MS Project
8 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.25%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.37%) GitHub
3 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.37%) HTTP
2 4 (1.50%) LDAP
3 3 (1.12%) Intranet
4 2 (0.75%) Internet
5 1 (0.37%) Extranet
5 1 (0.37%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.74%) SQLite
2 16 (5.99%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.50%) MySQL
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (15.73%) Axure RP
2 19 (7.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 9 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.25%) SoapUI
5 4 (1.50%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.50%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (1.12%) Selenium
7 2 (0.75%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.75%) JIRA
7 2 (0.75%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.37%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.37%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (8.61%) Finance
2 16 (5.99%) Marketing
3 8 (3.00%) Retail
4 6 (2.25%) Banking
4 6 (2.25%) Publishing
5 4 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.12%) Legal
7 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (31.09%) Designer
2 54 (20.22%) UX Designer
3 36 (13.48%) Developer
4 32 (11.99%) User Experience Researcher
5 18 (6.74%) Android Developer
6 17 (6.37%) Architect
7 16 (5.99%) Analyst
8 13 (4.87%) Web Designer
9 12 (4.49%) Senior Designer
10 11 (4.12%) Senior UX Designer
10 11 (4.12%) Web Developer
10 11 (4.12%) Test Analyst
11 9 (3.37%) Consultant
11 9 (3.37%) UI Designer
11 9 (3.37%) User Experience Architect
12 8 (3.00%) UI/UX Designer
13 7 (2.62%) User Experience Consultant
13 7 (2.62%) Senior Architect
13 7 (2.62%) Front-End Developer
14 6 (2.25%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (27.34%) HTML
2 69 (25.84%) CSS
3 34 (12.73%) HTML5
4 30 (11.24%) CSS3
5 24 (8.99%) Web Services
6 22 (8.24%) jQuery
7 12 (4.49%) Ajax
8 10 (3.75%) AngularJS
8 10 (3.75%) XML
8 10 (3.75%) SOAP
9 8 (3.00%) .NET
10 6 (2.25%) Backbone.js
11 5 (1.87%) JSP
12 4 (1.50%) Servlets
12 4 (1.50%) XML Messaging
12 4 (1.50%) Flash
12 4 (1.50%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (1.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (1.50%) SailPoint
12 4 (1.50%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 202 (75.66%) User Experience
2 55 (20.60%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (18.73%) Human Factors
4 41 (15.36%) Mobile App
5 31 (11.61%) Psychology
6 12 (4.49%) W3C
7 10 (3.75%) RIA
8 7 (2.62%) NHS
9 6 (2.25%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.87%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.12%) Statistics
11 3 (1.12%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.75%) Informatics
12 2 (0.75%) Handset
12 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.75%) iPhone
13 1 (0.37%) Augmented Reality
13 1 (0.37%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.11%) Android
2 21 (7.87%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.75%) Windows
4 8 (3.00%) UNIX
5 5 (1.87%) Linux
6 4 (1.50%) AIX
7 2 (0.75%) webOS
8 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (22.85%) Information Architecture
3 33 (12.36%) Market Research
4 31 (11.61%) E-Commerce
5 25 (9.36%) Web Design
6 21 (7.87%) Project Management
7 20 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (7.49%) Scrum
7 20 (7.49%) Customer Insight
8 19 (7.12%) Analytics
9 18 (6.74%) Android Development
9 18 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (5.62%) Competitor Analysis
11 14 (5.24%) Performance Testing
11 14 (5.24%) TDD
11 14 (5.24%) iOS Development
11 14 (5.24%) Open Source
12 13 (4.87%) Mentoring
12 13 (4.87%) Web Development
13 12 (4.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.35%) JavaScript
2 18 (6.74%) SQL
3 7 (2.62%) Java
4 5 (1.87%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.50%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.50%) BeanShell
6 2 (0.75%) PHP
7 1 (0.37%) C#
7 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.37%) Python
7 1 (0.37%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (20.60%) Degree
2 24 (8.99%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.99%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.12%) PhD
5 3 (1.12%) ISEB
6 2 (0.75%) HND
6 2 (0.75%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.49%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.37%) Puppet
2 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (4.87%) Microsoft
1 13 (4.87%) Adobe
2 8 (3.00%) HP
2 8 (3.00%) Oracle
3 6 (2.25%) Google
4 4 (1.50%) Sybase
4 4 (1.50%) Sun
5 3 (1.12%) Teradata
5 3 (1.12%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.75%) VMware
6 2 (0.75%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.75%) SAP
6 2 (0.75%) IBM
7 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.37%) Tealeaf
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