Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 216 221
Rank change year-on-year -23 +5 +27
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 13 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.31% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 14
City of London median daily rate £438 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +2.56% +14.71%
10th Percentile £328 £369 £333
90th Percentile £488 £575 £599
Central London median daily rate £420 £450 £488
% change year-on-year -6.67% -7.69% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £24.23
Central London median hourly rate - - £24.23

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 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 6,260 5,420 5,954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.80% 87.84% 85.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,005 4,314 4,739
City of London median daily rate £505 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 49 55
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.88% -5.68% +15.82%
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.35 £55.00 £53.10
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £21.68
% change year-on-year +7.89% -12.37% +21.30%

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 23 January 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 8 (61.54%) User Experience
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Prototyping
3 5 (38.46%) Customer Insight
4 4 (30.77%) Service Design
5 3 (23.08%) Wireframes
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) UX Design
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
6 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
7 1 (7.69%) Ethnography
7 1 (7.69%) Actionable Insight
7 1 (7.69%) Cognitive Psychology
7 1 (7.69%) A/B Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Customer Acquisition
7 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (7.69%) Actionable Customer Insight
7 1 (7.69%) Customer-Centricity
7 1 (7.69%) Finance
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
7 1 (7.69%) Psychology
7 1 (7.69%) Human Factors
7 1 (7.69%) Computer Science

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:

General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) French Language
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Designer
1 5 (38.46%) User Researcher
2 4 (30.77%) Senior User Researcher
3 3 (23.08%) Digital User Researcher
3 3 (23.08%) UI Designer
3 3 (23.08%) UX Designer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Digital User Researcher
4 2 (15.38%) UI/UX Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Digital UX Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Product Owner
5 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) User Experience Researcher
5 1 (7.69%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Prototyping
2 5 (38.46%) Customer Insight
3 4 (30.77%) Service Design
4 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 3 (23.08%) UX Design
4 3 (23.08%) Wireframes
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Workflow
6 1 (7.69%) Actionable Insight
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Business Development
6 1 (7.69%) Cognitive Psychology
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Human Factors
6 1 (7.69%) Market Research
6 1 (7.69%) Product Management
6 1 (7.69%) Psychology
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Omniture