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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Usability Testing
Rank 88 130 128
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -2
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 40 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.65% 0.42% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 0.50% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 0
Median daily rate £425 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1969 2587 2032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.20% 83.64% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1730 1316
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 97 54
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.61 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +45 29 £475 +15.15% 3
South Yorkshire +2 11 £425 +3.03%
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Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 52 (85.25%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (72.13%) User Experience
3 40 (65.57%) Guerrilla Research
4 39 (63.93%) Service Design
5 35 (57.38%) Degree
5 35 (57.38%) Market Research
6 34 (55.74%) Psychology
7 33 (54.10%) Ethnography
8 31 (50.82%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (50.82%) Customer Insight
9 29 (47.54%) Human Factors
10 20 (32.79%) User Stories
11 14 (22.95%) Scrum
12 12 (19.67%) Prototyping
13 10 (16.39%) Guerrilla Testing
13 10 (16.39%) SoapUI
13 10 (16.39%) Java
13 10 (16.39%) QA
13 10 (16.39%) Selenium
14 9 (14.75%) Front End Development
15 8 (13.11%) Defect Management
15 8 (13.11%) Gherkin
15 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
15 8 (13.11%) Security Testing
15 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
15 8 (13.11%) Automated Testing
15 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
15 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
16 5 (8.20%) Web Services
16 5 (8.20%) Integration Testing

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 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.64%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (3.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Selenium
1 10 (16.39%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.28%) Appium
3 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.28%) JIRA
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
3 2 (3.28%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (1.64%) Banking
1 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (72.13%) User Researcher
2 28 (45.90%) User Experience Researcher
3 8 (13.11%) Senior User Researcher
4 5 (8.20%) Automation Tester
4 5 (8.20%) Test Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Tester
5 4 (6.56%) Java Automation Tester
5 4 (6.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 4 (6.56%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (4.92%) QA Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Designer
7 2 (3.28%) Digital User Researcher
7 2 (3.28%) UX Designer
8 1 (1.64%) Digital Transformation
8 1 (1.64%) Digital UX Designer
8 1 (1.64%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) UX Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) Gherkin
2 5 (8.20%) RESTful
2 5 (8.20%) Web Services
3 2 (3.28%) REST
3 2 (3.28%) SOAP
4 1 (1.64%) CSS
4 1 (1.64%) Flash
4 1 (1.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 44 (72.13%) User Experience
2 34 (55.74%) Psychology
3 31 (50.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.64%) IVR
5 1 (1.64%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (85.25%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (65.57%) Guerrilla Research
3 39 (63.93%) Service Design
4 35 (57.38%) Market Research
5 33 (54.10%) Ethnography
6 31 (50.82%) Customer Insight
7 29 (47.54%) Human Factors
8 20 (32.79%) User Stories
9 14 (22.95%) Scrum
10 12 (19.67%) Prototyping
11 10 (16.39%) Guerrilla Testing
12 9 (14.75%) Front End Development
13 8 (13.11%) Automated Testing
13 8 (13.11%) Defect Management
13 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
13 8 (13.11%) Security Testing
13 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
13 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
13 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
14 5 (8.20%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) Java
2 5 (8.20%) Groovy
2 5 (8.20%) Scala
3 2 (3.28%) SQL
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (57.38%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) ISEB
3 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.28%) Adobe
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle
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