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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Usability
Rank 551 554 523
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -31
Contract jobs citing Web Usability 20 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.010% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.014% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £285 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £225 £375
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -40.00%
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
37746 36266 32728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.34% 74.25% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24225 22016 19460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 1106 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 2015.

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 22 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 28 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 19 £450 +63.63% 7
London +20 9 £600 +113.33% 3
Preston - 5 £463 -
Lancashire - 5 £463 -
North West - 5 £463 -
South East - 3 £300 - 1
South West - 2 £325 - 1
Brighton - - - - 1
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Colne - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -

Web Usability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 29 (59.18%) HTML
2 28 (57.14%) CSS
3 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (42.86%) User Experience
5 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
5 17 (34.69%) HTML5
5 17 (34.69%) CSS3
6 16 (32.65%) Information Architecture
7 15 (30.61%) .NET
8 12 (24.49%) SEO
8 12 (24.49%) Web Application Development
8 12 (24.49%) Web Development
8 12 (24.49%) jQuery
9 11 (22.45%) Social Media
9 11 (22.45%) SharePoint
10 10 (20.41%) Publishing
10 10 (20.41%) Ajax
10 10 (20.41%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
11 9 (18.37%) XHTML
11 9 (18.37%) XSL
12 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
12 8 (16.33%) Legal
12 8 (16.33%) JSON
13 7 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (14.29%) MVC
13 7 (14.29%) Photoshop
13 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (12.24%) Finance
14 6 (12.24%) Adobe Illustrator

Web Usability
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (22.45%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (8.16%) CMS
4 2 (4.08%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (4.08%) Lightstreamer
5 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.04%) Drupal
5 1 (2.04%) Node.js
5 1 (2.04%) LiveLink
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 6 (12.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) MS Office
4 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.08%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Intranet
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 5 (10.20%) Axure RP
2 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (20.41%) Publishing
2 8 (16.33%) Legal
3 6 (12.24%) Finance
4 5 (10.20%) Marketing
4 5 (10.20%) Banking
5 3 (6.12%) Front Office
6 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.04%) Music Industry
7 1 (2.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Developer
2 17 (34.69%) Designer
3 9 (18.37%) Web Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Content Editor
6 4 (8.16%) Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Designer
6 4 (8.16%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Web Designer
7 3 (6.12%) Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Marketing Manager
8 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Copywriter
8 2 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Digital Marketing Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Digital Content Designer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Digital Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (59.18%) HTML
2 28 (57.14%) CSS
3 17 (34.69%) HTML5
3 17 (34.69%) CSS3
4 15 (30.61%) .NET
5 12 (24.49%) jQuery
6 10 (20.41%) Ajax
7 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
7 9 (18.37%) XHTML
7 9 (18.37%) XSL
8 8 (16.33%) JSON
9 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
10 5 (10.20%) Backbone.js
10 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
11 4 (8.16%) Sencha Touch
11 4 (8.16%) Ember.js
11 4 (8.16%) Dojo
11 4 (8.16%) Ext JS
12 2 (4.08%) XML
12 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.86%) User Experience
2 11 (22.45%) Social Media
3 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
4 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.16%) Blackberry
6 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
6 3 (6.12%) Digital Media
7 2 (4.08%) Fixed Income
7 2 (4.08%) E-Learning
7 2 (4.08%) New Media
7 2 (4.08%) Blog
7 2 (4.08%) Podcast
7 2 (4.08%) Data Integration
7 2 (4.08%) Learning Management System
8 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.04%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Phone 7
2 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.16%) webOS
2 4 (8.16%) Android
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.65%) Information Architecture
3 12 (24.49%) SEO
3 12 (24.49%) Web Application Development
3 12 (24.49%) Web Development
4 10 (20.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (14.29%) MVC
6 6 (12.24%) Web Accessibility
7 5 (10.20%) Project Management
8 4 (8.16%) Web Design
8 4 (8.16%) Content Management
8 4 (8.16%) Progressive Enhancement
8 4 (8.16%) MVVM
8 4 (8.16%) Graceful Degradation
8 4 (8.16%) Analytics
9 3 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (4.08%) B2B
10 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.08%) E-business
10 2 (4.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.16%) C#
3 2 (4.08%) C
3 2 (4.08%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Sencha
2 3 (6.12%) Google
2 3 (6.12%) Adobe
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Sitecore