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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 116 126 111
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 23 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.79% 0.54% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.66% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 1
Median daily rate £450 £413 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +194.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
2462 2418 1834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 84.40% 81.03% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1650 1722 1141
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 59 58
Median hourly rate £14.88 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.62% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £40.00 £35.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 July 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
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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 +8 21 £450 +5.88%
North Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
Usability Testing
England

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (75.00%) User Experience
3 27 (67.50%) Market Research
3 27 (67.50%) Human Factors
4 26 (65.00%) Guerrilla Research
5 25 (62.50%) Ethnography
5 25 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (60.00%) Psychology
6 24 (60.00%) Degree
7 22 (55.00%) Service Design
8 13 (32.50%) Customer Insight
9 6 (15.00%) Line Management
9 6 (15.00%) Scrum
10 4 (10.00%) Wireframes
11 3 (7.50%) UserZoom
11 3 (7.50%) Actionable Insight
11 3 (7.50%) Prototyping
11 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
11 3 (7.50%) User Stories
11 3 (7.50%) Qualitative Research
12 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
12 2 (5.00%) Industrial Design
12 2 (5.00%) Google
12 2 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (5.00%) HTML
12 2 (5.00%) Java
12 2 (5.00%) PHP
12 2 (5.00%) CSS
12 2 (5.00%) Web Services
12 2 (5.00%) XML

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:

Applications
1 3 (7.50%) UserZoom
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) User Researcher
2 21 (52.50%) User Experience Researcher
3 8 (20.00%) Digital User Researcher
4 6 (15.00%) Senior User Researcher
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Digital User Researcher
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) User Experience Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Designer
7 1 (2.50%) Developer
7 1 (2.50%) UX Designer
7 1 (2.50%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) CSS
1 2 (5.00%) CSS3
1 2 (5.00%) HTML
1 2 (5.00%) HTML5
1 2 (5.00%) RESTful
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
1 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (75.00%) User Experience
2 25 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (60.00%) Psychology
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (5.00%) Social Media
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Android
1 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (67.50%) Human Factors
2 27 (67.50%) Market Research
3 26 (65.00%) Guerrilla Research
4 25 (62.50%) Ethnography
5 22 (55.00%) Service Design
6 13 (32.50%) Customer Insight
7 6 (15.00%) Line Management
7 6 (15.00%) Scrum
8 4 (10.00%) Wireframes
9 3 (7.50%) Actionable Insight
9 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.50%) Prototyping
9 3 (7.50%) Qualitative Research
9 3 (7.50%) User Stories
10 2 (5.00%) Front End Development
10 2 (5.00%) Industrial Design
10 2 (5.00%) Information Architecture
10 2 (5.00%) Open Source
10 2 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Java
1 2 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.50%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Facebook
1 2 (5.00%) Google
1 2 (5.00%) Twitter