Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 100 140
Rank change year-on-year -17 +40 -
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 18 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.80% 1.63% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.86% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 17
Leeds median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £319 £388 £315
90th Percentile £525 £503 £543
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £450 £419
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1939 2311 2847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.18% 87.74% 87.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1563 2002
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 67
Leeds median hourly rate £20.25 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £13.13 £10.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.50 £39.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.08 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.97% -3.33% +3.45%

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Usability Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) User Experience
3 10 (55.56%) Ethnography
3 10 (55.56%) Degree
4 9 (50.00%) Human Factors
5 7 (38.89%) Psychology
5 7 (38.89%) Market Research
5 7 (38.89%) Analytics
5 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (38.89%) Prototyping
6 6 (33.33%) Qualitative Research
6 6 (33.33%) Quantitative Research
7 5 (27.78%) Guerrilla Research
7 5 (27.78%) Service Design
7 5 (27.78%) User Stories
7 5 (27.78%) Customer Insight
7 5 (27.78%) Web Analytics
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) Axure RP
8 4 (22.22%) Actionable Insight
8 4 (22.22%) Strategic Thinking
9 3 (16.67%) Cognitive Psychology
9 3 (16.67%) Actionable Customer Insight
9 3 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
9 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 3 (16.67%) Web Design
9 3 (16.67%) Blog
10 2 (11.11%) Photoshop

Usability Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.56%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) User Researcher
2 5 (27.78%) User Experience Researcher
3 4 (22.22%) Digital User Researcher
4 3 (16.67%) Designer
4 3 (16.67%) UX Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior UX Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Visual Designer
6 1 (5.56%) User Experience Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Visual Designer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) User Experience
2 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (16.67%) Blog
4 1 (5.56%) IVR
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Ethnography
3 9 (50.00%) Human Factors
4 7 (38.89%) Analytics
4 7 (38.89%) Market Research
4 7 (38.89%) Prototyping
4 7 (38.89%) Psychology
5 6 (33.33%) Qualitative Research
5 6 (33.33%) Quantitative Research
6 5 (27.78%) Customer Insight
6 5 (27.78%) Guerrilla Research
6 5 (27.78%) Service Design
6 5 (27.78%) User Stories
6 5 (27.78%) Web Analytics
7 4 (22.22%) Actionable Insight
7 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) Strategic Thinking
8 3 (16.67%) Actionable Customer Insight
8 3 (16.67%) Cognitive Psychology
8 3 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe