Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Human Factors skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Human Factors 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.

Human Factors
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 705 667 708
Rank change year-on-year -38 +41 +26
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 124 159 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 89 69
England median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% -11.53%
10th Percentile £343 £365 £325
90th Percentile £515 £580 £488
UK median daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 0
England median hourly rate £48.25 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.58% - -
UK median hourly rate £48.25 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year +85.58% - -

Human Factors 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78,060 75,679 82,021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.60% 84.07% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,754 50,508 53,968
England median daily rate £450 £432 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +1.71% +6.12%
10th Percentile £291 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £618 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,792 2,052 2,501
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.36 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £23.44 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -4.34% +4.26% +17.50%

Human Factors
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Human Factors as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Human Factors in England

Human Factors
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Human Factors in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Human Factors in England

Human Factors
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Human Factors in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Human Factors in England

Human Factors
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Human Factors in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Human Factors in England

Human Factors
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Human Factors in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Human Factors in England

Human Factors
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Human Factors within the 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
London -35 46 £470 -1.05% 9
North of England +5 27 £425 -5.56% 6
South East -25 23 £425 - 5
North East +55 15 £415 +3.75% 1
Yorkshire -14 15 £445 -11.00% 4
Midlands +7 13 £373 -6.88%
West Midlands +4 10 £380 -10.59%
South West +5 9 £375 -15.25% 1
East Midlands +4 3 £350 -
Human Factors
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Human Factors 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 England region with a requirement for Human Factors.

1 90 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (66.94%) Usability Testing
3 81 (65.32%) Ethnography
4 80 (64.52%) Service Design
5 76 (61.29%) Degree
6 70 (56.45%) Psychology
6 70 (56.45%) User Experience
7 68 (54.84%) Market Research
8 67 (54.03%) Actionable Insight
9 61 (49.19%) Customer Insight
10 60 (48.39%) Cognitive Psychology
11 56 (45.16%) Quantitative Research
11 56 (45.16%) Actionable Customer Insight
12 53 (42.74%) Analytical Skills
13 48 (38.71%) Qualitative Research
14 43 (34.68%) Guerrilla Research
15 39 (31.45%) User Stories
16 23 (18.55%) Anthropology
17 21 (16.94%) Open Source
18 19 (15.32%) Sociology
19 13 (10.48%) Security Cleared
20 12 (9.68%) Mentoring
21 11 (8.87%) Analytics
21 11 (8.87%) Finance
21 11 (8.87%) A/B Testing
22 10 (8.06%) Wireframes
23 8 (6.45%) Axure RP
23 8 (6.45%) Software Delivery
23 8 (6.45%) Project Management
24 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared

Human Factors
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) InVision
1 3 (2.42%) UserZoom
2 2 (1.61%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.81%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 11 (8.87%) Finance
2 7 (5.65%) Marketing
3 6 (4.84%) Legal
4 3 (2.42%) Automotive
4 3 (2.42%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.61%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Military
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (74.19%) User Researcher
2 33 (26.61%) Digital User Researcher
3 12 (9.68%) User Experience Researcher
4 10 (8.06%) Designer
5 9 (7.26%) UX Designer
6 7 (5.65%) Senior User Researcher
7 5 (4.03%) Senior Designer
7 5 (4.03%) Senior UX Designer
8 4 (3.23%) Developer
8 4 (3.23%) Digital Designer
8 4 (3.23%) Digital UX Designer
8 4 (3.23%) Senior Digital User Researcher
9 3 (2.42%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (2.42%) HTML Developer
10 2 (1.61%) Architect
10 2 (1.61%) Consultant
10 2 (1.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (1.61%) Senior Digital Designer
10 2 (1.61%) Usability Engineer
10 2 (1.61%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.84%) CSS
1 6 (4.84%) HTML
2 4 (3.23%) jQuery
3 2 (1.61%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.61%) CSS3
3 2 (1.61%) GreenSock GSAP
3 2 (1.61%) HTML5
3 2 (1.61%) MEAN Stack
3 2 (1.61%) RESTful
4 1 (0.81%) Ajax
4 1 (0.81%) Material Design
4 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 70 (56.45%) User Experience
2 53 (42.74%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.84%) RIA
4 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.42%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (2.42%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.42%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.61%) Animation
5 2 (1.61%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) Blog
6 1 (0.81%) CESG
6 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.81%) Infotainment
6 1 (0.81%) iPad
6 1 (0.81%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.81%) Android
1 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (66.94%) Usability Testing
3 81 (65.32%) Ethnography
4 80 (64.52%) Service Design
5 70 (56.45%) Psychology
6 68 (54.84%) Market Research
7 67 (54.03%) Actionable Insight
8 61 (49.19%) Customer Insight
9 60 (48.39%) Cognitive Psychology
10 56 (45.16%) Actionable Customer Insight
10 56 (45.16%) Quantitative Research
11 48 (38.71%) Qualitative Research
12 43 (34.68%) Guerrilla Research
13 39 (31.45%) User Stories
14 23 (18.55%) Anthropology
15 21 (16.94%) Open Source
16 19 (15.32%) Sociology
17 12 (9.68%) Mentoring
18 11 (8.87%) A/B Testing
18 11 (8.87%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.81%) C
2 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 76 (61.29%) Degree
2 13 (10.48%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.42%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.81%) IEC 61508
1 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (2.42%) Adobe
2 1 (0.81%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (0.81%) Cadence
2 1 (0.81%) Google
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft