Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 22 October 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 88 104
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 -11
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 9 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.60% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.47% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate - £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.25% +9.59%
East of England median daily rate £416 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +0.91% +3.13% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1210 1072 1295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 80.13% 76.41% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 597 660
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £219 £218 £230
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 55 102
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.82 £28.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.98% +35.71% +23.53%
10th Percentile £12.66 £12.20 £8.61
90th Percentile £46.15 £53.75 £43.63
East of England median hourly rate £31.02 £29.50 £25.85
% change year-on-year +5.14% +14.14% +0.37%

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Usability Testing in Hertfordshire

Usability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Usability Testing in Hertfordshire

Usability Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2017. 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
Watford - 5 - -
Welwyn Garden City +6 1 - -
Usability Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
1 5 (55.56%) DNA
1 5 (55.56%) Competitor Analysis
1 5 (55.56%) Information Architecture
1 5 (55.56%) OmniGraffle
1 5 (55.56%) Axure RP
1 5 (55.56%) Games
1 5 (55.56%) Qualitative Research
1 5 (55.56%) User Experience
1 5 (55.56%) Ethnography
1 5 (55.56%) Ethnographic Research
1 5 (55.56%) Heuristic Analysis
1 5 (55.56%) Wireframes
1 5 (55.56%) Conceptual Models
1 5 (55.56%) Quantitative Research
2 4 (44.44%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) VirtualBox
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) VMS
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Law

Usability Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (55.56%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (55.56%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Consultant
2 5 (55.56%) User Experience Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Audio Visual Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Malware Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) User Experience
2 4 (44.44%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Competitor Analysis
1 5 (55.56%) Conceptual Models
1 5 (55.56%) DNA
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
1 5 (55.56%) Ethnographic Research
1 5 (55.56%) Ethnography
1 5 (55.56%) Heuristic Analysis
1 5 (55.56%) Information Architecture
1 5 (55.56%) Qualitative Research
1 5 (55.56%) Quantitative Research
1 5 (55.56%) Wireframes
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
1 4 (44.44%) Python
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VirtualBox
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware