The table below looks at the statistics for Usability Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 129 136 125
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 17 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.58% 0.37% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.45% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 0
Average daily rate £500 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 - £16.50
Usability Testing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2399 2451 1907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.85% 82.61% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 1603 1258
Average daily rate £425 £368 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 62 46
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £9.19 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Usability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Usability Testing across the Yorkshire region.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Usability Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Usability Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Usability Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Usability Testing
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Yorkshire +2 15 £500 +92.30% 3
South Yorkshire - 1 £600 -
Usability Testing
England

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Usability Testing 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 Usability Testing.

1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) User Experience
2 12 (50.00%) Psychology
3 11 (45.83%) Human Factors
3 11 (45.83%) Degree
4 10 (41.67%) Ethnography
5 9 (37.50%) Service Design
5 9 (37.50%) Market Research
6 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.50%) Qualitative Research
7 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.33%) Finance
8 2 (8.33%) Legal
8 2 (8.33%) Games
8 2 (8.33%) Scrum
8 2 (8.33%) Web Design
8 2 (8.33%) .NET
8 2 (8.33%) WCAG
8 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (8.33%) Selenium
8 2 (8.33%) Time Management
8 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (8.33%) Axure RP
8 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (8.33%) Customer Insight
8 2 (8.33%) User Stories
8 2 (8.33%) BDD
9 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
9 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Usability Testing 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 Usability Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Axure RP
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) FitNesse
2 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Games
1 2 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) User Researcher
2 7 (29.17%) Digital User Researcher
3 6 (25.00%) Senior User Researcher
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Digital User Researcher
4 4 (16.67%) User Experience Researcher
5 3 (12.50%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Designer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Designer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior UX Designer
6 2 (8.33%) User Experience Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) UX Designer
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.17%) QA Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) WSDL
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Psychology
1 12 (50.00%) User Experience
2 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Human Factors
3 10 (41.67%) Ethnography
4 9 (37.50%) Market Research
4 9 (37.50%) Service Design
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) Qualitative Research
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) Customer Insight
6 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Time Management
6 2 (8.33%) User Stories
6 2 (8.33%) Web Design
7 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.17%) Test Management
7 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (8.33%) WCAG
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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