The table below looks at the statistics for Web Usability skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Usability over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Usability
Rank 647 638 612
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -26
Contract jobs citing Web Usability 17 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.016% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.020% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 8
Median daily rate £450 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £137 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.95
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
45575 44729 42342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.84% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30101 27892 26461
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 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1297 1209
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Web Usability
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Web Usability Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Web Usability
Daily Rate Trend

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

Web Usability Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Web Usability
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Usability within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Web Usability Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Usability
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Web Usability Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Web Usability
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Usability within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
England +4 17 £450 +36.36% 4
London -21 6 £450 +80.00% 1
South East - 5 - - 1
West Midlands - 5 £388 -
Telford - 5 £388 -
West Sussex - 5 - -
Shropshire - 5 £388 -
Worthing - 4 - -
City of London +44 1 - -
South West +6 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 - -

Web Usability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Web Usability 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 Web Usability.

1 17 (68.00%) Web Application Development
2 15 (60.00%) Social Media
2 15 (60.00%) User Experience
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) SEO
4 13 (52.00%) Management Information System
5 12 (48.00%) Legal
5 12 (48.00%) Publishing
6 4 (16.00%) Marketing
6 4 (16.00%) Photoshop
6 4 (16.00%) HTML
7 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.00%) CSS
7 3 (12.00%) Adobe
7 3 (12.00%) CMS
7 3 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (8.00%) Degree
8 2 (8.00%) Content Management
8 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (8.00%) Market Research
8 2 (8.00%) Psychology
8 2 (8.00%) Usability Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Games
9 1 (4.00%) Infographics
9 1 (4.00%) Service Design
9 1 (4.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 1 (4.00%) Content Development
9 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
9 1 (4.00%) Android
9 1 (4.00%) jQuery

Web Usability
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 12 (48.00%) Legal
1 12 (48.00%) Publishing
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Games
4 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Designer
2 17 (68.00%) Content Designer
3 5 (20.00%) Digital Designer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Content Designer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Designer
4 4 (16.00%) Digital Content Designer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Digital Content Designer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Digital Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Digital User Researcher
5 2 (8.00%) UI Designer
5 2 (8.00%) User Researcher
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Content Manager
6 1 (4.00%) CRM Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SEO Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Web Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Social Media
1 15 (60.00%) User Experience
2 13 (52.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Psychology
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Games
4 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Web Application Development
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) SEO
4 2 (8.00%) Content Management
4 2 (8.00%) Market Research
4 2 (8.00%) Usability Testing
5 1 (4.00%) B2C
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Content Management
5 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) Ethnography
5 1 (4.00%) Human Factors
5 1 (4.00%) Infographics
5 1 (4.00%) Information Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.00%) Service Design
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Adobe