The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Psychology in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 16 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Wales region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Psychology
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Psychology 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.41% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
111 84 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.02% 19.81% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 43 53
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -50.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Psychology
UK

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Psychology across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Psychology Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Psychology
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Psychology 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 Psychology.

1 4 (100.00%) Market Research
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Human Factors
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Psychology 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 Psychology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Human Factors
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Market Research
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared