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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Usability
Rank 585 570 578
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing Web Usability 28 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.013% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.018% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 3
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£350 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £275
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
42997 38902 39217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.17% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 24141 22845
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1190 1157 1447
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 20 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 24 October 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 -9 25 £350 +21.73% 5
London +4 13 £275 -4.34% 3
South East -12 7 £350 -
City of London - 3 £306 -
Manchester -2 1 £238 - 1
North West -10 1 £238 - 1
South West - - - - 1
Bath - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -

Web Usability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (51.79%) HTML
3 27 (48.21%) CSS
4 21 (37.50%) User Experience
5 20 (35.71%) Web Application Development
6 19 (33.93%) Publishing
7 17 (30.36%) .NET
7 17 (30.36%) Information Architecture
7 17 (30.36%) Social Media
8 14 (25.00%) HTML5
8 14 (25.00%) CSS3
8 14 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 14 (25.00%) SEO
9 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
10 12 (21.43%) XSL
10 12 (21.43%) XHTML
10 12 (21.43%) .NET Framework
11 11 (19.64%) Legal
12 10 (17.86%) jQuery
12 10 (17.86%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (16.07%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (16.07%) Web Development
14 8 (14.29%) MVC
14 8 (14.29%) Axure RP
15 7 (12.50%) Web Design
15 7 (12.50%) JSON
15 7 (12.50%) Ajax
15 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
16 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
16 6 (10.71%) Photoshop

Web Usability
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (17.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.36%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Photoshop
1 6 (10.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (5.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Axure RP
2 5 (8.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (33.93%) Publishing
2 11 (19.64%) Legal
3 4 (7.14%) Marketing
4 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.36%) Finance
5 2 (3.57%) Retail
5 2 (3.57%) Local Government
6 1 (1.79%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Designer
2 14 (25.00%) Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Content Editor
3 6 (10.71%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Digital Content Designer
4 5 (8.93%) SharePoint Administrator
4 5 (8.93%) Web Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Administrator
4 5 (8.93%) Web Designer
5 3 (5.36%) Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Copywriter
5 3 (5.36%) UX Designer
5 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) PHP Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (51.79%) HTML
2 27 (48.21%) CSS
3 17 (30.36%) .NET
4 14 (25.00%) HTML5
4 14 (25.00%) CSS3
5 12 (21.43%) XSL
5 12 (21.43%) XHTML
5 12 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 10 (17.86%) jQuery
7 7 (12.50%) JSON
7 7 (12.50%) Ajax
8 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
9 3 (5.36%) Dojo
9 3 (5.36%) Backbone.js
9 3 (5.36%) Ember.js
10 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (37.50%) User Experience
2 17 (30.36%) Social Media
3 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.93%) Blog
5 3 (5.36%) Podcast
5 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.57%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.57%) New Media
7 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.79%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
1 3 (5.36%) Android
1 3 (5.36%) webOS
1 3 (5.36%) Windows Phone 7
1 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
1 3 (5.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) Web Application Development
3 17 (30.36%) Information Architecture
4 14 (25.00%) SEO
5 9 (16.07%) Web Development
5 9 (16.07%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (14.29%) MVC
7 7 (12.50%) Web Design
7 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.71%) Web Accessibility
9 4 (7.14%) MVVM
9 4 (7.14%) Project Management
9 4 (7.14%) Content Management
10 3 (5.36%) Progressive Enhancement
10 3 (5.36%) Graceful Degradation
11 2 (3.57%) OO PHP
11 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.57%) E-business
11 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.14%) C#
3 3 (5.36%) SQL
4 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.57%) PHP5
4 2 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Adobe
2 2 (3.57%) Facebook
2 2 (3.57%) Twitter
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) Omniture
3 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.79%) Maxymiser
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