The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Usability
Rank 577 541 576
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +35
Contract jobs citing Web Usability 10 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.006% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.024% 0.009% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
Average daily rate £300 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 - £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.95 - £19.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 18 April 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 19 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -80 9 £300 - 4
South East - 4 £300 - 1
Manchester -11 3 £413 - 2
North West -14 3 £413 - 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £300 - 1
Witney - 3 £300 - 1
London - 2 £165 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Harrow - - - -

Web Usability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (72.22%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 10 (55.56%) CSS
3 9 (50.00%) jQuery
4 8 (44.44%) Web Development
4 8 (44.44%) Analytics
5 5 (27.78%) Marketing
5 5 (27.78%) HTML5
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
5 5 (27.78%) Photoshop
6 4 (22.22%) SEO
6 4 (22.22%) Google
6 4 (22.22%) Google Analytics
6 4 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (22.22%) Web Design
6 4 (22.22%) CSS3
6 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (16.67%) Social Media
7 3 (16.67%) Legal
7 3 (16.67%) Retail
7 3 (16.67%) Content Management
7 3 (16.67%) WordPress
7 3 (16.67%) User Experience Design
7 3 (16.67%) PHP
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) Adobe
8 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 2 (11.11%) W3C
8 2 (11.11%) Fireworks

Web Usability
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (16.67%) WordPress
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Photoshop
2 4 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (11.11%) Fireworks
4 1 (5.56%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) SMS
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Axure RP
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Legal
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Web Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Designer
4 3 (16.67%) User Experience Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) User Experience Developer
5 2 (11.11%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Usability Expert
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Content Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Communications Officer
6 1 (5.56%) Interface Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Product Manager
6 1 (5.56%) SEO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) CSS
3 9 (50.00%) jQuery
4 5 (27.78%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) CSS3
6 1 (5.56%) Ajax
6 1 (5.56%) .NET
6 1 (5.56%) XML
6 1 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Social Media
2 2 (11.11%) W3C
3 1 (5.56%) Copywriting
3 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Web Development
1 8 (44.44%) Analytics
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) SEO
3 4 (22.22%) Web Design
3 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (16.67%) Content Management
4 3 (16.67%) User Experience Design
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Web Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.56%) Social Media Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Online Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Search Engine Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Pay per click
6 1 (5.56%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (5.56%) Email Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Delphi
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Google
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Facebook
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter
3 1 (5.56%) Omniture
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago