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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Usability
Rank 605 567 538
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -29
Contract jobs citing Web Usability 8 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.042% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.055% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 1
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£260 £300 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +84.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.95 £13.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.61

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
42560 39708 34604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.14% 75.30% 74.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26984 25126 20661
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1224 1175 1047
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 7 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 27 May 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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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 -36 8 £260 -13.33% 3
London +10 6 £240 +6.66% 1
Swindon - 2 £425 -
Wiltshire - 2 £425 -
Croydon - 2 £260 -
South West - 2 £425 -
City of London 0 1 £240 -20.00%

Web Usability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 16 (76.19%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) User Experience
3 13 (61.90%) CSS
4 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (42.86%) Content Management
5 9 (42.86%) jQuery
5 9 (42.86%) Analytics
6 8 (38.10%) HTML5
6 8 (38.10%) SEO
7 7 (33.33%) CMS
7 7 (33.33%) CSS3
8 6 (28.57%) Social Media
9 5 (23.81%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (23.81%) Sitecore
9 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
9 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (23.81%) Ajax
9 5 (23.81%) Publishing
9 5 (23.81%) Web Development
9 5 (23.81%) Web Analytics
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 5 (23.81%) Windows
9 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
10 4 (19.05%) Migration
10 4 (19.05%) Banking
10 4 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
11 3 (14.29%) Ext JS
11 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Web Usability
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (33.33%) CMS
2 5 (23.81%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (14.29%) Umbraco
4 2 (9.52%) IIS
5 1 (4.76%) LiveLink
5 1 (4.76%) Drupal
5 1 (4.76%) Lightstreamer
5 1 (4.76%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Intranet
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Publishing
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Front Office
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 3 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Web Editor
2 4 (19.05%) Designer
3 3 (14.29%) Web Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Web Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Content Editor
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Content Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Digital Content Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Web Content Editor
5 1 (4.76%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) HTML
2 13 (61.90%) CSS
3 9 (42.86%) jQuery
4 8 (38.10%) HTML5
5 7 (33.33%) CSS3
6 5 (23.81%) Ajax
6 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
7 3 (14.29%) Ext JS
7 3 (14.29%) Sencha Touch
7 3 (14.29%) Backbone.js
7 3 (14.29%) .NET
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (9.52%) Flash
8 2 (9.52%) JSON
8 2 (9.52%) Dojo
8 2 (9.52%) Sass
8 2 (9.52%) Ember.js
9 1 (4.76%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) User Experience
2 6 (28.57%) Social Media
3 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (14.29%) Digital Media
4 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
5 2 (9.52%) W3C
5 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
6 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
6 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) webOS
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Phone 7
2 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Phone
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Content Management
2 9 (42.86%) Analytics
3 8 (38.10%) SEO
4 5 (23.81%) Web Analytics
4 5 (23.81%) Web Development
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) MVC
7 2 (9.52%) Email Marketing
7 2 (9.52%) Graceful Degradation
7 2 (9.52%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (9.52%) User Stories
7 2 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (9.52%) Mobile Development
8 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) C
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) ActionScript
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Sitecore
2 3 (14.29%) Sencha
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Adobe
3 2 (9.52%) Apple
3 2 (9.52%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) EPiServer