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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Usability
Rank 568 564 526
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -38
Contract jobs citing Web Usability 13 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.004% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.005% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
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£413 £165 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £165 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £165 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 - £375
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
39905 37911 33162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.97% 74.86% 72.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25118 22860 19767
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1064 1128 1179
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 17 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 4 March 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
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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 +7 13 £413 +150.00% 2
London 0 9 £513 +210.60%
South East - 2 £300 -
South West - 2 £325 -
Brighton - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Colne - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Preston - - - -
Skipton - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - -

Web Usability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 18 (52.94%) User Experience
2 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) Web Application Development
3 14 (41.18%) HTML
4 13 (38.24%) CSS
5 12 (35.29%) Publishing
6 11 (32.35%) SEO
7 10 (29.41%) Social Media
8 9 (26.47%) HTML5
8 9 (26.47%) CSS3
8 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
8 9 (26.47%) Legal
8 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
9 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 6 (17.65%) Web Development
11 5 (14.71%) .NET
11 5 (14.71%) Marketing
11 5 (14.71%) Banking
11 5 (14.71%) Project Management
11 5 (14.71%) Information Architecture
11 5 (14.71%) jQuery
12 4 (11.76%) Ext JS
12 4 (11.76%) Sencha
12 4 (11.76%) Analytics
12 4 (11.76%) Sencha Touch
12 4 (11.76%) Finance
12 4 (11.76%) CMS
12 4 (11.76%) Ajax
13 3 (8.82%) Google

Web Usability
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (11.76%) CMS
2 2 (5.88%) Lightstreamer
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) LiveLink
3 1 (2.94%) Node.js
3 1 (2.94%) Drupal
3 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.88%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Intranet
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (35.29%) Publishing
2 9 (26.47%) Legal
3 5 (14.71%) Marketing
3 5 (14.71%) Banking
4 4 (11.76%) Finance
5 3 (8.82%) Front Office
6 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Designer
2 11 (32.35%) Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Content Editor
4 6 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Content Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Digital Content Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Marketing Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Web Editor
7 1 (2.94%) Product Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.94%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) HTML
2 13 (38.24%) CSS
3 9 (26.47%) HTML5
3 9 (26.47%) CSS3
4 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 5 (14.71%) .NET
5 5 (14.71%) jQuery
6 4 (11.76%) Ext JS
6 4 (11.76%) Sencha Touch
6 4 (11.76%) Ajax
7 2 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (5.88%) WebSockets
7 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
7 2 (5.88%) XHTML
7 2 (5.88%) XML
7 2 (5.88%) XSL
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.88%) JSON
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.94%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) User Experience
2 10 (29.41%) Social Media
3 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
4 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
6 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Learning Management System
6 2 (5.88%) Fixed Income
6 2 (5.88%) E-Learning
7 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
7 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) webOS
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Web Application Development
3 11 (32.35%) SEO
4 6 (17.65%) Web Development
5 5 (14.71%) Project Management
5 5 (14.71%) Information Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.88%) B2B
8 2 (5.88%) MVC
8 2 (5.88%) Migration
8 2 (5.88%) Content Management
9 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.94%) Social Media Marketing
9 1 (2.94%) Graceful Degradation
9 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.94%) Coaching
9 1 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) C
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Sencha
2 3 (8.82%) Google
2 3 (8.82%) Adobe
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore