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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Usability Testing
England / Yorkshire
Rank 90 134 127
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -7
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 33 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.51% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.26% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 3
Median daily rate £425 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1808 2290 1926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.67% 81.41% 80.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1187 1494 1345
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 40
Median hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.64% +23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.36 £11.20 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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 +30 21 £500 +25.00% 4
South Yorkshire - 12 £425 -
Usability Testing
England

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 50 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (72.58%) User Experience
3 38 (61.29%) Guerrilla Research
4 37 (59.68%) Service Design
5 34 (54.84%) Degree
6 33 (53.23%) Psychology
6 33 (53.23%) Ethnography
6 33 (53.23%) Market Research
7 31 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (46.77%) Cognitive Psychology
9 28 (45.16%) Customer Insight
9 28 (45.16%) Human Factors
10 22 (35.48%) User Stories
11 14 (22.58%) Prototyping
11 14 (22.58%) Guerrilla Testing
11 14 (22.58%) Scrum
12 11 (17.74%) Front End Development
13 10 (16.13%) SoapUI
13 10 (16.13%) Service Delivery
13 10 (16.13%) Java
13 10 (16.13%) QA
13 10 (16.13%) Selenium
14 8 (12.90%) Automated Testing
14 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
14 8 (12.90%) Performance Testing
14 8 (12.90%) Security Testing
14 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
14 8 (12.90%) Gherkin
14 8 (12.90%) Defect Management
15 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.61%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.61%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Selenium
1 10 (16.13%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.23%) Appium
3 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.23%) JIRA
3 2 (3.23%) Subversion
3 2 (3.23%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (72.58%) User Researcher
2 25 (40.32%) User Experience Researcher
3 10 (16.13%) Senior User Researcher
4 5 (8.06%) Automation Tester
4 5 (8.06%) Test Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Tester
5 4 (6.45%) Java Automation Tester
5 4 (6.45%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 4 (6.45%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (4.84%) QA Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Designer
7 2 (3.23%) Digital User Researcher
7 2 (3.23%) UX Designer
8 1 (1.61%) Digital Designer
8 1 (1.61%) Digital Transformation
8 1 (1.61%) Digital UX Designer
8 1 (1.61%) Java Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) Gherkin
2 5 (8.06%) RESTful
2 5 (8.06%) Web Services
3 2 (3.23%) REST
3 2 (3.23%) SOAP
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) Flash
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 45 (72.58%) User Experience
2 31 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) Ergonomics
4 2 (3.23%) IVR
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (61.29%) Guerrilla Research
3 37 (59.68%) Service Design
4 33 (53.23%) Ethnography
4 33 (53.23%) Market Research
4 33 (53.23%) Psychology
5 29 (46.77%) Cognitive Psychology
6 28 (45.16%) Customer Insight
6 28 (45.16%) Human Factors
7 22 (35.48%) User Stories
8 14 (22.58%) Guerrilla Testing
8 14 (22.58%) Prototyping
8 14 (22.58%) Scrum
9 11 (17.74%) Front End Development
10 10 (16.13%) Service Delivery
11 8 (12.90%) Automated Testing
11 8 (12.90%) Performance Testing
11 8 (12.90%) Security Testing
11 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
11 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) Java
2 5 (8.06%) Groovy
2 5 (8.06%) Scala
3 2 (3.23%) SQL
4 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (54.84%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) ISEB
3 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.23%) Adobe
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle
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