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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Usability
Rank 562 566 576
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Web Usability 28 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.019% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £171 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.18% -42.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £163 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £187 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.61 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.61 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40487 37295 40755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.10% 72.93% 70.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25009 22626 23492
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1056 1466
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -

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 1 August 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 18 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 1 August 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 +17 28 £300 +75.18% 3
London +18 18 £300 +75.18% 1
South East - 5 £350 -
City of London +30 4 £288 +59.72%
North West -5 3 £425 - 2
Manchester 0 2 £425 - 2
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
East Sussex - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Bath - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -

Web Usability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 16 (42.11%) HTML
2 15 (39.47%) Web Application Development
3 14 (36.84%) Publishing
4 13 (34.21%) CSS
5 11 (28.95%) E-Commerce
5 11 (28.95%) Social Media
6 7 (18.42%) SEO
6 7 (18.42%) Legal
6 7 (18.42%) Project Management
6 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.42%) Web Development
7 6 (15.79%) jQuery
7 6 (15.79%) Web Design
7 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 6 (15.79%) CSS3
7 6 (15.79%) HTML5
8 5 (13.16%) Analytics
8 5 (13.16%) Retail
9 4 (10.53%) Content Management
9 4 (10.53%) Marketing
9 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
9 4 (10.53%) Axure RP
10 3 (7.89%) Information Architecture
10 3 (7.89%) Facebook
10 3 (7.89%) Twitter
10 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (7.89%) XSL
10 3 (7.89%) XHTML
10 3 (7.89%) CRM
10 3 (7.89%) .NET

Web Usability
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (7.89%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Photoshop
1 3 (7.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.63%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.63%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Intranet
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (36.84%) Publishing
2 7 (18.42%) Legal
3 5 (13.16%) Retail
4 4 (10.53%) Marketing
5 2 (5.26%) Local Government
6 1 (2.63%) Advertising
6 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Designer
2 9 (23.68%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) User Experience Designer
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Web Designer
7 2 (5.26%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) User Experience Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Communications Officer
8 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Product Manager
8 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) HTML
2 13 (34.21%) CSS
3 6 (15.79%) jQuery
3 6 (15.79%) CSS3
3 6 (15.79%) HTML5
4 3 (7.89%) XSL
4 3 (7.89%) XHTML
4 3 (7.89%) .NET
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Social Media
2 3 (7.89%) Blog
3 1 (2.63%) W3C
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.63%) Podcast
3 1 (2.63%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Web Application Development
2 11 (28.95%) E-Commerce
3 7 (18.42%) SEO
3 7 (18.42%) Project Management
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) Web Development
4 6 (15.79%) Web Design
5 5 (13.16%) Analytics
6 4 (10.53%) Content Management
7 3 (7.89%) Information Architecture
7 3 (7.89%) CRM
7 3 (7.89%) User Experience Design
8 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) MVC
8 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.26%) OO
8 2 (5.26%) OO PHP
8 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.63%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (2.63%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.26%) PHP5
2 2 (5.26%) PHP
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Facebook
1 3 (7.89%) Twitter
1 3 (7.89%) Adobe
1 3 (7.89%) Google
2 1 (2.63%) Maxymiser
2 1 (2.63%) Apple
2 1 (2.63%) Omniture
North London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago