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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Usability
Rank 579 575 587
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Web Usability 27 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.010% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 2
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£350 £185 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.93% -27.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £181 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £189 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £255
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
41951 38607 41075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26010 23715 23830
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1053 1463
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 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 22 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 29 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 +5 27 £350 +88.93% 3
London +28 15 £338 +82.18% 1
South East - 7 £350 - 1
City of London +19 3 £275 +52.77%
North West - 3 £425 -
Manchester - 2 £331 -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Bath - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -

Web Usability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 30 (55.56%) HTML
2 27 (50.00%) CSS
3 15 (27.78%) Web Application Development
4 14 (25.93%) CSS3
4 14 (25.93%) Information Architecture
4 14 (25.93%) HTML5
4 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 14 (25.93%) Publishing
5 13 (24.07%) Web Development
5 13 (24.07%) jQuery
5 13 (24.07%) .NET
6 12 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 12 (22.22%) Social Media
7 11 (20.37%) E-Commerce
8 10 (18.52%) XSL
8 10 (18.52%) XHTML
8 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
8 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (18.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (16.67%) Web Design
10 8 (14.81%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (14.81%) SEO
10 8 (14.81%) Photoshop
10 8 (14.81%) Axure RP
11 7 (12.96%) MVC
11 7 (12.96%) Ajax
12 6 (11.11%) Legal
12 6 (11.11%) Project Management
12 6 (11.11%) JSON

Web Usability
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 12 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 10 (18.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Photoshop
1 8 (14.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.85%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.85%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Intranet
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Axure RP
2 4 (7.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.93%) Publishing
2 6 (11.11%) Legal
3 5 (9.26%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.56%) Marketing
5 2 (3.70%) Finance
5 2 (3.70%) Local Government
6 1 (1.85%) Music Industry
6 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Designer
2 16 (29.63%) Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Web Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (11.11%) User Experience Designer
6 5 (9.26%) Web Designer
7 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Copywriter
9 2 (3.70%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.70%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.70%) User Experience Developer
10 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Product Manager
10 1 (1.85%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (55.56%) HTML
2 27 (50.00%) CSS
3 14 (25.93%) HTML5
3 14 (25.93%) CSS3
4 13 (24.07%) jQuery
4 13 (24.07%) .NET
5 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
5 10 (18.52%) XSL
5 10 (18.52%) XHTML
6 7 (12.96%) Ajax
7 6 (11.11%) JSON
8 3 (5.56%) Dojo
8 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
8 3 (5.56%) Backbone.js
8 3 (5.56%) Ember.js
9 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Social Media
2 5 (9.26%) Blog
3 3 (5.56%) Podcast
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.70%) New Media
5 1 (1.85%) W3C
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
1 3 (5.56%) Android
1 3 (5.56%) webOS
1 3 (5.56%) Windows Phone 7
1 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 3 (5.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Web Application Development
2 14 (25.93%) Information Architecture
3 13 (24.07%) Web Development
4 11 (20.37%) E-Commerce
5 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.67%) Web Design
6 9 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (14.81%) SEO
8 7 (12.96%) MVC
9 6 (11.11%) Project Management
10 5 (9.26%) Web Accessibility
10 5 (9.26%) Content Management
11 4 (7.41%) Analytics
12 3 (5.56%) Graceful Degradation
12 3 (5.56%) MVVM
12 3 (5.56%) Progressive Enhancement
12 3 (5.56%) User Experience Design
13 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
13 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
13 2 (3.70%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.56%) C#
3 2 (3.70%) PHP
3 2 (3.70%) SQL
3 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.70%) PHP5
4 1 (1.85%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
1 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Adobe
1 3 (5.56%) Google
2 2 (3.70%) Facebook
2 2 (3.70%) Twitter
3 1 (1.85%) Maxymiser
3 1 (1.85%) Apple
3 1 (1.85%) Omniture
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