Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Psychology skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Psychology over the 6 months to 21 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.

Psychology
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 243 254
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 +37
Contract jobs citing Psychology 7 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.098% 0.090% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
City of London median daily rate £413 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.81% +15.63% -3.03%
10th Percentile £283 £334 £332
90th Percentile £510 £543 £453
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £28.00 - £24.23
Central London median hourly rate £28.00 - £24.23

Psychology 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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6313 5815 7604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.28% 87.40% 83.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5012 4649 6043
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.75 £10.91
90th Percentile £30.90 £54.03 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.46 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.06% -7.33% +16.70%

Psychology
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Psychology as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Psychology in the City of London

Psychology
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Psychology in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Psychology in the City of London

Psychology
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Psychology in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Psychology in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Psychology 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 City of London region with a requirement for Psychology.

1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Human Factors
2 5 (71.43%) User Experience
3 4 (57.14%) Ethnography
4 3 (42.86%) Quantitative Research
4 3 (42.86%) Cognitive Psychology
4 3 (42.86%) Market Research
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) Qualitative Research
5 2 (28.57%) Anthropology
5 2 (28.57%) Service Design
6 1 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
6 1 (14.29%) Workday
6 1 (14.29%) Sociology
6 1 (14.29%) Cognitive Science
6 1 (14.29%) Master's Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Actionable Customer Insight
6 1 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (14.29%) Qualitative Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
6 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 1 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (14.29%) Social Media
6 1 (14.29%) R
6 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation

Psychology
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) SPSS
1 1 (14.29%) Stata
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) User Researcher
2 4 (57.14%) Digital User Researcher
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Digital User Researcher
3 2 (28.57%) Senior User Researcher
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience Researcher
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Human Factors
2 4 (57.14%) Ethnography
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Cognitive Psychology
3 3 (42.86%) Market Research
3 3 (42.86%) Quantitative Research
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Anthropology
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Qualitative Research
4 2 (28.57%) Service Design
4 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Actionable Customer Insight
5 1 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (14.29%) Cognitive Science
5 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
5 1 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (14.29%) Sociology
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) R
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (14.29%) Tableau
1 1 (14.29%) Workday