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 3 months to 27 April 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.

Human Factors
UK / England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 528 484 546
Rank change year-on-year -44 +62  
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 64 142 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.33% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 108 39
Median daily rate £428 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £427 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.62% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.59%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £47.83
% change year-on-year - -21.59%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 35940 42624 40649
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.82% 82.91% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23765 28550 25665
Median daily rate £450 £445 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 908 953 1201
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +8.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Human Factors
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Human Factors as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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
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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire +40 25 £450 -14.28%
South East +10 14 £450 +38.46% 1
London -27 12 £400 -23.80% 2
North East +9 6 £427 +0.35%
North West +25 3 £450 - 1
South West +14 3 £495 -
West Midlands +5 1 £500 +25.00%
Human Factors
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, 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.

1 129 (82.17%) Service Design
2 116 (73.89%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (71.34%) Ethnography
4 106 (67.52%) User Experience
5 105 (66.88%) Psychology
6 103 (65.61%) Usability Testing
7 97 (61.78%) Degree
8 96 (61.15%) Customer Insight
9 93 (59.24%) Market Research
9 93 (59.24%) Quantitative Research
10 88 (56.05%) Qualitative Research
11 86 (54.78%) Cognitive Psychology
12 83 (52.87%) Guerrilla Research
13 81 (51.59%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (17.20%) User Stories
15 18 (11.46%) Anthropology
16 17 (10.83%) Mentoring
17 16 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (9.55%) Sociology
18 15 (9.55%) Security Cleared
19 12 (7.64%) Wireframes
20 10 (6.37%) Analytics
20 10 (6.37%) Actionable Recommendations
21 9 (5.73%) Line Management
21 9 (5.73%) Retail
22 8 (5.10%) Digital Transformation Programme
23 7 (4.46%) Guerrilla Testing
23 7 (4.46%) Open Source
24 6 (3.82%) Web Development
25 5 (3.18%) Prototyping

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:

Applications
1 2 (1.27%) UserZoom
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) G Suite
1 1 (0.64%) IaaS
1 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.27%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (5.73%) Retail
2 3 (1.91%) Military
3 2 (1.27%) Finance
4 1 (0.64%) Automotive
4 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 122 (77.71%) User Researcher
2 40 (25.48%) User Experience Researcher
3 25 (15.92%) Digital User Researcher
4 14 (8.92%) Designer
4 14 (8.92%) UX Designer
5 7 (4.46%) Consultant
5 7 (4.46%) Research Consultant
5 7 (4.46%) User Experience Consultant
6 6 (3.82%) Lean Consultant
7 4 (2.55%) Senior User Researcher
8 3 (1.91%) Architect
8 3 (1.91%) User Experience Architect
9 2 (1.27%) Logistics Engineer
9 2 (1.27%) Senior User Experience Researcher
9 2 (1.27%) Support Engineer
9 2 (1.27%) Technical Specialist
10 1 (0.64%) E-Commerce Designer
10 1 (0.64%) IT Analyst
10 1 (0.64%) Senior Digital User Researcher
10 1 (0.64%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.91%) CSS
1 3 (1.91%) HTML
1 3 (1.91%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 106 (67.52%) User Experience
2 81 (51.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.91%) NHS
4 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.91%) Android
1 3 (1.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (82.17%) Service Design
2 116 (73.89%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (71.34%) Ethnography
4 105 (66.88%) Psychology
5 103 (65.61%) Usability Testing
6 96 (61.15%) Customer Insight
7 93 (59.24%) Market Research
7 93 (59.24%) Quantitative Research
8 88 (56.05%) Qualitative Research
9 86 (54.78%) Cognitive Psychology
10 83 (52.87%) Guerrilla Research
11 27 (17.20%) User Stories
12 18 (11.46%) Anthropology
13 17 (10.83%) Mentoring
14 16 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (9.55%) Sociology
16 12 (7.64%) Wireframes
17 10 (6.37%) Analytics
18 9 (5.73%) Line Management
19 8 (5.10%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.91%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.64%) Java
2 1 (0.64%) SQL
2 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (61.78%) Degree
2 15 (9.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) PhD
5 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.37%) Actionable Recommendations
2 2 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.64%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (2.55%) Google
2 3 (1.91%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.64%) Cisco
3 1 (0.64%) VMware
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