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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 124 132 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 21 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.74% 0.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 0
Median daily rate £450 £280 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - -
Usability Testing
England

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
2361 2344 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.46% 82.65% 76.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1614 1285
Median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 51 55
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.11 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.33% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Usability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Usability Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +13 19 £438 +68.26% 1
North Yorkshire +9 2 £450 +38.46%
East Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
Usability Testing
England

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (65.71%) User Experience
3 21 (60.00%) Human Factors
4 20 (57.14%) Market Research
4 20 (57.14%) Ethnography
5 18 (51.43%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (51.43%) Psychology
5 18 (51.43%) Degree
6 15 (42.86%) Service Design
7 6 (17.14%) Wireframes
7 6 (17.14%) Line Management
7 6 (17.14%) Customer Insight
8 5 (14.29%) Scrum
9 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.57%) User Stories
10 3 (8.57%) Qualitative Research
10 3 (8.57%) Web Services
10 3 (8.57%) XML
11 2 (5.71%) CSS
11 2 (5.71%) HTML
11 2 (5.71%) Java
11 2 (5.71%) PHP
11 2 (5.71%) Windows
11 2 (5.71%) SOA
11 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
11 2 (5.71%) Finance
11 2 (5.71%) Legal
11 2 (5.71%) Games
11 2 (5.71%) Industrial Design
11 2 (5.71%) Google

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Games
1 2 (5.71%) Legal
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) User Researcher
2 12 (34.29%) User Experience Researcher
3 9 (25.71%) Digital User Researcher
4 6 (17.14%) Senior User Researcher
5 4 (11.43%) Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Digital User Researcher
5 4 (11.43%) User Experience Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Designer
6 2 (5.71%) UX Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior UX Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Tester
7 1 (2.86%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Web Services
1 3 (8.57%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 2 (5.71%) CSS3
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) HTML5
2 2 (5.71%) RESTful
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) WSDL
3 1 (2.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (65.71%) User Experience
2 18 (51.43%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (51.43%) Psychology
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (5.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Android
1 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) Human Factors
3 20 (57.14%) Ethnography
3 20 (57.14%) Market Research
4 15 (42.86%) Service Design
5 6 (17.14%) Customer Insight
5 6 (17.14%) Line Management
5 6 (17.14%) Wireframes
6 5 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.57%) Qualitative Research
8 3 (8.57%) User Stories
9 2 (5.71%) Front End Development
9 2 (5.71%) Industrial Design
9 2 (5.71%) Information Architecture
9 2 (5.71%) Open Source
9 2 (5.71%) SOA
9 2 (5.71%) Time Management
9 2 (5.71%) Use Case
9 2 (5.71%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Java
1 2 (5.71%) PHP
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) WCAG
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Facebook
1 2 (5.71%) Google
1 2 (5.71%) Twitter
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft