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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Usability
Rank 617 629 585
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -44
Contract jobs citing Web Usability 29 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.016% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.021% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 26
Median daily rate £400 £240 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
44266 43889 41524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.61% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29403 28274 26032
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1173 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 21 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 28 June 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
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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 +20 29 £400 +66.66% 6
London -5 8 £450 +87.50% 4
West Midlands - 8 - -
Stockport - 6 £285 -
Manchester - 6 £285 -
North West - 6 £285 -
Shropshire - 5 - -
Telford - 5 - -
South West - 3 £350 -
Bristol - 3 £350 -
Coventry - 3 - -
Croydon -14 2 £400 +53.84%
York - 2 £450 -
Worthing - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
South East - 2 - - 2
Hull - 2 £450 -
Paddington - 1 - -

Web Usability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) Web Application Development
2 24 (54.55%) Legal
3 22 (50.00%) User Experience
4 16 (36.36%) SEO
5 14 (31.82%) Publishing
5 14 (31.82%) Social Media
6 13 (29.55%) Management Information System
7 12 (27.27%) HTML
8 7 (15.91%) CSS
8 7 (15.91%) Usability Testing
9 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
9 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (13.64%) Prototyping
10 5 (11.36%) GitHub
10 5 (11.36%) CMS
11 4 (9.09%) Market Research
11 4 (9.09%) Psychology
11 4 (9.09%) SQL
11 4 (9.09%) .NET
11 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
11 4 (9.09%) Front End Development
12 3 (6.82%) Service Design
12 3 (6.82%) Wireframes
12 3 (6.82%) Analytics
12 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
12 3 (6.82%) Rapid Prototyping
12 3 (6.82%) Photoshop
12 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
12 3 (6.82%) Content Management

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 5 (11.36%) CMS
2 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) GitHub
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) Extranet
2 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.55%) gulp
General
1 24 (54.55%) Legal
2 14 (31.82%) Publishing
3 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.82%) Marketing
5 2 (4.55%) Games
6 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) Designer
2 28 (63.64%) Content Designer
3 11 (25.00%) Digital Designer
4 9 (20.45%) Digital Content Designer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Content Designer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Designer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Digital Content Designer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Digital Designer
6 4 (9.09%) User Researcher
6 4 (9.09%) UX Designer
7 3 (6.82%) Developer
8 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) CRM Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Digital UX Designer
8 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (4.55%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) HTML
2 7 (15.91%) CSS
3 4 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.55%) Backbone.js
4 2 (4.55%) D3.js
4 2 (4.55%) Ember.js
4 2 (4.55%) J2EE
4 2 (4.55%) jQuery
4 2 (4.55%) JSON
4 2 (4.55%) Node.js
4 2 (4.55%) RESTful
4 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) XML
4 2 (4.55%) XSLT
5 1 (2.27%) HTML5
5 1 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) User Experience
2 14 (31.82%) Social Media
3 13 (29.55%) Management Information System
4 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (9.09%) Psychology
6 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
7 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
7 2 (4.55%) W3C
8 1 (2.27%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Android
1 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) Web Application Development
3 16 (36.36%) SEO
4 7 (15.91%) Usability Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Prototyping
6 4 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 4 (9.09%) Market Research
7 3 (6.82%) Analytics
7 3 (6.82%) Content Management
7 3 (6.82%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (6.82%) Service Design
7 3 (6.82%) Wireframes
8 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.55%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (4.55%) MVC
8 2 (4.55%) OO
8 2 (4.55%) Open Source
8 2 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (4.55%) Scrum
8 2 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Adobe
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
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