Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 180 192
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12 +6
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 7 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.15% 0.13% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.16% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
East of England median daily rate £475 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +31.25% +9.59%
England median daily rate £430 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.18% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.11 £27.65 £24.23
% change year-on-year -1.95% +14.11% -

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 East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,997 3,666 4,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 83.86% 81.20% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,309 2,111 2,367
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £260 £215 £238
90th Percentile £588 £544 £575
England median daily rate £450 £432 £425
% change year-on-year +4.11% +1.71% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 286 396
East of England median hourly rate £34.50 £33.25 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.76% +11.76% +17.24%
10th Percentile £11.80 £13.63 £11.63
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Usability Testing in the East of England

Usability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Usability Testing in the East of England

Usability Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Usability Testing in the East of England

Usability Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Hertfordshire -6 6 £475 -9.52% 3
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 6
Usability Testing
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (85.71%) Wireframes
2 6 (85.71%) Information Architecture
3 5 (71.43%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (71.43%) Axure RP
3 5 (71.43%) Competitor Analysis
3 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 5 (71.43%) DNA
3 5 (71.43%) Games
3 5 (71.43%) Conceptual Models
3 5 (71.43%) Quantitative Research
3 5 (71.43%) Qualitative Research
3 5 (71.43%) Ethnography
3 5 (71.43%) Ethnographic Research
3 5 (71.43%) Heuristic Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Prototyping
5 1 (14.29%) Product Management
5 1 (14.29%) Omniture
5 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Web Design
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Adobe
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) CMS
5 1 (14.29%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development

Usability Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (71.43%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) User Experience Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) UX Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Digital UX Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Architecture
1 6 (85.71%) Wireframes
2 5 (71.43%) Competitor Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Conceptual Models
2 5 (71.43%) DNA
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Ethnographic Research
2 5 (71.43%) Ethnography
2 5 (71.43%) Heuristic Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Qualitative Research
2 5 (71.43%) Quantitative Research
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Prototyping
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Omniture