The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Psychology skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 22 June 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.

Psychology
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 500 502 590
Rank change year-on-year +2 +88  
Contract jobs citing Psychology 90 135 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.27% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.33% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 86 20
Median daily rate £440 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £527 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +5.18% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £24.12 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.97% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Psychology 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 36460 41364 41331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.71% 83.50% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23944 27759 26979
Median daily rate £450 £446 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +7.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 965 1150
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.43% +4.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Psychology
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Psychology in England

Psychology
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Psychology in England

Psychology
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Psychology in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Psychology in England

Psychology
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Psychology in England

Psychology
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Psychology in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Psychology in England

Psychology
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 Psychology within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
London 0 57 £450 -5.26% 7
Yorkshire +21 13 £321 -28.61% 3
North East +66 8 £440 -2.22% 2
South East +13 6 £288 -11.53% 2
East of England -2 4 £438 +59.09% 1
North West +23 1 £680 +100.00% 1
Psychology
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Psychology 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 Psychology.

1 148 (72.20%) Degree
2 146 (71.22%) User Experience
3 131 (63.90%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (50.73%) Usability Testing
5 99 (48.29%) Analytical Skills
6 94 (45.85%) Cognitive Psychology
7 93 (45.37%) Human Factors
8 92 (44.88%) Service Design
9 88 (42.93%) Market Research
10 73 (35.61%) Customer Insight
11 70 (34.15%) Ethnography
12 69 (33.66%) Quantitative Research
13 67 (32.68%) Qualitative Research
14 58 (28.29%) Actionable Customer Insight
15 53 (25.85%) Guerrilla Research
16 41 (20.00%) Anthropology
17 39 (19.02%) Analytics
18 26 (12.68%) Axure RP
19 25 (12.20%) Web Analytics
20 24 (11.71%) Project Management
20 24 (11.71%) Mentoring
21 23 (11.22%) Scrum
22 21 (10.24%) User Stories
22 21 (10.24%) Prototyping
23 20 (9.76%) Benchmarking
23 20 (9.76%) Marketing
24 18 (8.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
24 18 (8.78%) Sociology
24 18 (8.78%) Wireframes
25 16 (7.80%) Computer Science

Psychology
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 2 (0.98%) SAS
2 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (5.37%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (2.44%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (2.44%) UserZoom
5 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (1.46%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.98%) Snagit
7 2 (0.98%) SPSS
7 2 (0.98%) Stata
8 1 (0.49%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (12.68%) Axure RP
2 18 (8.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (3.41%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.93%) JIRA
5 3 (1.46%) VersionOne
5 3 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (9.76%) Marketing
2 16 (7.80%) Retail
3 9 (4.39%) Finance
4 8 (3.90%) Legal
5 4 (1.95%) Advertising
5 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.98%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.49%) Automotive
7 1 (0.49%) Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 127 (61.95%) User Researcher
2 43 (20.98%) User Experience Researcher
3 41 (20.00%) Digital User Researcher
4 20 (9.76%) Architect
4 20 (9.76%) User Experience Architect
5 19 (9.27%) Designer
6 18 (8.78%) UX Designer
7 15 (7.32%) Senior User Researcher
8 7 (3.41%) Agile Coach
8 7 (3.41%) Senior Digital User Researcher
9 4 (1.95%) Data Modeller
9 4 (1.95%) Digital Transformation
9 4 (1.95%) Marketing Assistant
9 4 (1.95%) Senior User Experience Researcher
10 3 (1.46%) Administration Assistant
10 3 (1.46%) Administrator
10 3 (1.46%) Agile Scrum Master
10 3 (1.46%) Consultant
10 3 (1.46%) Scrum Master
10 3 (1.46%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.37%) CSS
1 11 (5.37%) HTML
2 8 (3.90%) CSS3
2 8 (3.90%) HTML5
3 5 (2.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 146 (71.22%) User Experience
2 99 (48.29%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.80%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.44%) Blog
4 5 (2.44%) Social Media
5 4 (1.95%) RIA
6 3 (1.46%) IVR
7 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.90%) Android
1 8 (3.90%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (63.90%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (50.73%) Usability Testing
3 94 (45.85%) Cognitive Psychology
4 93 (45.37%) Human Factors
5 92 (44.88%) Service Design
6 88 (42.93%) Market Research
7 73 (35.61%) Customer Insight
8 70 (34.15%) Ethnography
9 69 (33.66%) Quantitative Research
10 67 (32.68%) Qualitative Research
11 58 (28.29%) Actionable Customer Insight
12 53 (25.85%) Guerrilla Research
13 41 (20.00%) Anthropology
14 39 (19.02%) Analytics
15 25 (12.20%) Web Analytics
16 24 (11.71%) Mentoring
16 24 (11.71%) Project Management
17 23 (11.22%) Scrum
18 21 (10.24%) Prototyping
18 21 (10.24%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.39%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.98%) Java
3 1 (0.49%) C
3 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.49%) SQL
3 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 148 (72.20%) Degree
2 9 (4.39%) Master's Degree
3 7 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.49%) PhD
5 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.34%) Actionable Recommendations
2 3 (1.46%) QA
3 2 (0.98%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 7 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (3.41%) Puppet
2 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (5.37%) Adobe
2 6 (2.93%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (1.46%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.49%) ClickTale
4 1 (0.49%) HP
4 1 (0.49%) Huawei
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