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 3 months to 28 May 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
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.72% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 -

Usability Testing 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 452 554 651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 81.00% 78.14% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 285 315
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 50
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -29.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £12.40 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.71 £50.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 3 months to 28 May 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
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Usability Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) VMS
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) VirtualBox
1 4 (80.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Law
4 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (20.00%) Lorenzo
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) HL7
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (20.00%) NHS

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Lorenzo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 2 (40.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Audio Visual Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Security Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Malware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VirtualBox
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware