Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Usability Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Usability Testing over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Usability Testing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 163 170
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 +11
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 5 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Berkshire median daily rate £414 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.33% +4.90% +2.14%
10th Percentile £390 £325 £259
90th Percentile £439 £670 £452
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £358
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.89% -7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Usability Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3439 3508 3941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.65% 81.20% 78.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1780 1894 2179
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 133 173
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +81.02%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.30 £13.75
90th Percentile £39.05 £45.00 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -11.54% - +48.57%

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Usability Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Usability Testing in Berkshire

Usability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Usability Testing in Berkshire

Usability Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 3 £438 -
Slough - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £390 - 1
Usability Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Axure RP
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Service Design
4 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (40.00%) Psychology
4 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Adobe
4 2 (40.00%) InVision
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) UserZoom
5 1 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Research
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
5 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis

Usability Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (40.00%) InVision
2 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (20.00%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Analytics
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Senior User Experience Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience Researcher
1 1 (20.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Psychology
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Service Design
2 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (20.00%) Ethnography
3 1 (20.00%) Guerrilla Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Heuristic Evaluation
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Qualitative Research
3 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Research
3 1 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) ClickTale
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Omniture