Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 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.

Usability Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 125 134
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 -21
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.094% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.11% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £358 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.61% -21.23% -18.20%
Scotland median daily rate £400 £317 £350
% change year-on-year +26.26% -9.48% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2490 1777 2658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.41% 83.78% 83.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 1025 1370
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £262
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +11.20% +12.62%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £11.87
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Usability Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Usability Testing in Edinburgh

Usability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Usability Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 5 (62.50%) User Experience
2 4 (50.00%) Ethnography
2 4 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
2 4 (50.00%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
3 3 (37.50%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
3 3 (37.50%) Service Design
3 3 (37.50%) Prototyping
3 3 (37.50%) Quantitative Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Usability Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Sass
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) Anthropology
4 2 (25.00%) Sociology
5 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Qualitative Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Back Office
5 1 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (12.50%) Human Factors

Usability Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) User Researcher
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Research Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
1 4 (50.00%) Ethnography
1 4 (50.00%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 3 (37.50%) Prototyping
2 3 (37.50%) Quantitative Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Rapid Prototyping
2 3 (37.50%) Service Design
3 2 (25.00%) Anthropology
3 2 (25.00%) Sociology
3 2 (25.00%) Usability Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Human Factors
4 1 (12.50%) Qualitative Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland