Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 22 July 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
London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 200 254
Rank change year-on-year -17 +54 +11
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 17 41 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.59% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.68% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 39
City of London median daily rate £424 £488 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.97% +18.18% +11.49%
10th Percentile £405 £353 £355
90th Percentile £564 £575 £575
London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £15.64
London median hourly rate £47.50 £24.12 £16.43
% change year-on-year +96.97% +46.77% -42.35%

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5729 5995 9346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 87.52% 86.90% 82.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4439 4869 7300
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £319 £313 £285
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
London median daily rate £488 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 52 94
City of London median hourly rate £20.85 £20.00 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.25% -5.45% -2.76%
10th Percentile £13.37 £11.28 £10.64
90th Percentile £32.98 £46.66 £53.38
London median hourly rate £24.41 £21.50 £19.72
% change year-on-year +13.53% +9.05% +3.76%

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Usability Testing in the City of London

Usability Testing
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 Usability Testing in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Usability Testing in the City of London

Usability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Usability Testing in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Usability Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 15 (88.24%) User Experience
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
4 5 (29.41%) Ethnography
5 4 (23.53%) Ethnographic Research
5 4 (23.53%) Service Design
5 4 (23.53%) Wireframes
5 4 (23.53%) Quantitative Research
5 4 (23.53%) Analytics
5 4 (23.53%) Content Management
5 4 (23.53%) Legal
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Web Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Psychology
6 3 (17.65%) User Stories
6 3 (17.65%) SQLite
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 3 (17.65%) Android
6 3 (17.65%) Remote Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Android Development
7 2 (11.76%) Prototyping
7 2 (11.76%) Cognitive Psychology
7 2 (11.76%) Open Source
7 2 (11.76%) UX Design
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
7 2 (11.76%) BDD

Usability Testing
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 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) InVision
1 1 (5.88%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Mechanoid
1 1 (5.88%) Robolectric
1 1 (5.88%) Robotium
General
1 4 (23.53%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) User Researcher
2 6 (35.29%) User Experience Researcher
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Android Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Designer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Designer
5 2 (11.76%) Digital User Researcher
5 2 (11.76%) Digital UX Designer
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Android Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) UX Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Quantitative Researcher
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Digital User Researcher
6 1 (5.88%) Senior User Researcher
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) ActionBarSherlock
2 1 (5.88%) Android SDK
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) D3.js
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (88.24%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.88%) IVR
3 1 (5.88%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) Ethnography
4 4 (23.53%) Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) Content Management
4 4 (23.53%) Ethnographic Research
4 4 (23.53%) Quantitative Research
4 4 (23.53%) Service Design
4 4 (23.53%) Wireframes
5 3 (17.65%) Android Development
5 3 (17.65%) Psychology
5 3 (17.65%) Remote Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) User Stories
5 3 (17.65%) Web Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 2 (11.76%) Cognitive Psychology
6 2 (11.76%) Human Factors
6 2 (11.76%) Prototyping
6 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) ES6
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Master's Degree
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