The table below looks at the statistics for Web Usability skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Usability over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Usability
Rank 569 566 564
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Usability 26 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.023% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.031% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 3
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£350 £281 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -40.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+44.00% +13.63%
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 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
41296 38155 37115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.66% 73.78% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26858 23661 21624
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1160 1161 1471
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.03 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

Web Usability
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Usability within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 November 2014.

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 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Usability within the UK over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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 -3 22 £300 +9.09% 5
London +15 12 £275 -2.22% 1
North West -4 5 £463 - 2
Lancashire - 5 £463 - 1
City of London +25 2 £275 -2.22%
South East -16 1 - - 1
South West - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Brighton - - - - 1
Cheltenham - - - -
Colne - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Skipton - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

Web Usability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Web Usability 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 Web Usability.

1 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) HTML
2 23 (46.00%) CSS
3 16 (32.00%) Information Architecture
3 16 (32.00%) Web Application Development
4 15 (30.00%) User Experience
5 14 (28.00%) Social Media
5 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (28.00%) .NET
5 14 (28.00%) Publishing
6 13 (26.00%) SEO
6 13 (26.00%) HTML5
6 13 (26.00%) CSS3
7 11 (22.00%) jQuery
7 11 (22.00%) Web Development
7 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
8 9 (18.00%) XHTML
8 9 (18.00%) XSL
8 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
8 9 (18.00%) Legal
8 9 (18.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
9 8 (16.00%) MVC
9 8 (16.00%) Ajax
10 7 (14.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (14.00%) JSON
11 6 (12.00%) Web Accessibility
11 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (12.00%) Photoshop
11 6 (12.00%) Finance

Web Usability
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Web Usability 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 Web Usability. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (10.00%) CMS
4 2 (4.00%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.00%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Photoshop
1 6 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 5 (10.00%) Axure RP
2 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (28.00%) Publishing
2 9 (18.00%) Legal
3 6 (12.00%) Finance
4 4 (8.00%) Marketing
5 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Designer
2 14 (28.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Web Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Content Editor
6 5 (10.00%) Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Designer
7 4 (8.00%) Digital Content Designer
7 4 (8.00%) Administrator
7 4 (8.00%) SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (6.00%) Web Designer
8 3 (6.00%) Copywriter
9 2 (4.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Marketing Manager
9 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Consultant
10 1 (2.00%) Photoshop Designer
10 1 (2.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) HTML
1 23 (46.00%) CSS
2 14 (28.00%) .NET
3 13 (26.00%) HTML5
3 13 (26.00%) CSS3
4 11 (22.00%) jQuery
5 9 (18.00%) XHTML
5 9 (18.00%) XSL
5 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (16.00%) Ajax
7 7 (14.00%) JSON
8 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (6.00%) Backbone.js
9 3 (6.00%) Ember.js
9 3 (6.00%) Dojo
10 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (2.00%) XML
11 1 (2.00%) WebSockets
11 1 (2.00%) Sencha Touch
11 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) User Experience
2 14 (28.00%) Social Media
3 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.00%) Blog
4 3 (6.00%) Podcast
5 2 (4.00%) Learning Management System
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.00%) New Media
5 2 (4.00%) E-Learning
6 1 (2.00%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
1 3 (6.00%) Windows Phone
1 3 (6.00%) webOS
1 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (6.00%) Windows Phone 7
1 3 (6.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) Information Architecture
2 16 (32.00%) Web Application Development
3 13 (26.00%) SEO
4 11 (22.00%) Web Development
5 9 (18.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (16.00%) MVC
7 6 (12.00%) Web Accessibility
8 4 (8.00%) MVVM
8 4 (8.00%) Project Management
8 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.00%) Web Design
9 3 (6.00%) Graceful Degradation
9 3 (6.00%) Analytics
9 3 (6.00%) Progressive Enhancement
9 3 (6.00%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (4.00%) OO PHP
10 2 (4.00%) OO
10 2 (4.00%) B2B
10 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.00%) C#
3 3 (6.00%) SQL
4 2 (4.00%) PHP5
4 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (4.00%) Adobe
1 2 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (2.00%) Omniture
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Sencha
2 1 (2.00%) Maxymiser
2 1 (2.00%) Sitecore