The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Usability Testing
Rank 66 83 86
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3  
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 22 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.17% 0.72% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 0.85% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 5
Median daily rate £475 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.03% +3.33%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 862 1183 1011
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 84.84% 84.86% 86.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 839 679
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 16
Median hourly rate £14.93 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.46 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Usability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Usability Testing in Leeds

Usability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Usability Testing in Leeds over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Usability Testing in Leeds

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 34 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (63.04%) Customer Insight
2 29 (63.04%) Guerrilla Research
3 28 (60.87%) Ethnography
4 27 (58.70%) Service Design
5 26 (56.52%) User Experience
6 25 (54.35%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (54.35%) Human Factors
6 25 (54.35%) Market Research
7 21 (45.65%) Degree
8 20 (43.48%) Psychology
9 18 (39.13%) Cognitive Psychology
10 15 (32.61%) User Stories
11 12 (26.09%) Scrum
12 8 (17.39%) Automated Testing
12 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
12 8 (17.39%) Java
12 8 (17.39%) QA
12 8 (17.39%) Selenium
12 8 (17.39%) Performance Testing
12 8 (17.39%) Security Testing
12 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
12 8 (17.39%) Gherkin
12 8 (17.39%) SoapUI
12 8 (17.39%) Defect Management
13 6 (13.04%) Scala
14 5 (10.87%) RESTful
14 5 (10.87%) BDD
14 5 (10.87%) Kanban
14 5 (10.87%) Groovy

Usability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.17%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Selenium
1 8 (17.39%) SoapUI
2 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.35%) Banking
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) User Researcher
2 21 (45.65%) User Experience Researcher
3 5 (10.87%) Digital User Researcher
3 5 (10.87%) Tester
4 4 (8.70%) Automation Tester
4 4 (8.70%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (6.52%) Designer
5 3 (6.52%) Java Automation Tester
5 3 (6.52%) QA Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) QA Test Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (6.52%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) UX Designer
6 2 (4.35%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Visual Designer
7 1 (2.17%) Digital Designer
7 1 (2.17%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.17%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) Gherkin
2 5 (10.87%) RESTful
2 5 (10.87%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) Flash
4 1 (2.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (56.52%) User Experience
2 25 (54.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.52%) NHS
4 2 (4.35%) IVR
4 2 (4.35%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (63.04%) Customer Insight
2 29 (63.04%) Guerrilla Research
3 28 (60.87%) Ethnography
4 27 (58.70%) Service Design
5 25 (54.35%) Human Factors
5 25 (54.35%) Market Research
6 20 (43.48%) Psychology
7 18 (39.13%) Cognitive Psychology
8 15 (32.61%) User Stories
9 12 (26.09%) Scrum
10 8 (17.39%) Automated Testing
10 8 (17.39%) Defect Management
10 8 (17.39%) Performance Testing
10 8 (17.39%) Security Testing
10 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
10 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
11 5 (10.87%) API Testing
11 5 (10.87%) Automation Testing
11 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) Java
2 6 (13.04%) Scala
3 5 (10.87%) Groovy
4 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Adobe
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