The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Usability Testing
South West / Bristol
Rank 69 70 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% 0.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £413 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.03% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 -

Usability Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 656 742 658
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.71% 82.17% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 532 477
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Usability Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Usability Testing in Bristol

Usability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Usability Testing in Bristol

Usability Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Ethnography
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Psychology
3 1 (33.33%) Human Factors
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (33.33%) Market Research
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Ethnographic Research
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Guerrilla Research
3 1 (33.33%) Cognitive Psychology

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) User Researcher
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Ethnography
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Cognitive Psychology
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Ethnographic Research
3 1 (33.33%) Guerrilla Research
3 1 (33.33%) Human Factors
3 1 (33.33%) Market Research
3 1 (33.33%) Psychology
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared