Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Human Factors skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Human Factors 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.

Human Factors
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 573 580
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 -14
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 49 50 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.13% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 14
London median daily rate £450 £475 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +16.56% -16.41%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £320
90th Percentile £575 £738 £604
England median daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -17.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year +59.62% - -

Human Factors 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40725 39072 39570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.97% 86.26% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29617 28032 28294
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £669 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 402 477
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.26 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

Human Factors
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Human Factors as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Human Factors in London

Human Factors
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Human Factors in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Human Factors in London

Human Factors
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Human Factors in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Human Factors in London

Human Factors
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Human Factors within the London region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Central London +2 10 £450 +5.88%
South London - 4 £550 -
Human Factors
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Human Factors 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 London region with a requirement for Human Factors.

1 41 (83.67%) User Experience
2 35 (71.43%) Degree
3 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (63.27%) Psychology
5 30 (61.22%) Usability Testing
6 27 (55.10%) Service Design
7 25 (51.02%) Ethnography
8 24 (48.98%) Cognitive Psychology
9 21 (42.86%) Quantitative Research
10 19 (38.78%) Market Research
11 18 (36.73%) Qualitative Research
11 18 (36.73%) Actionable Insight
12 12 (24.49%) Actionable Customer Insight
12 12 (24.49%) Customer Insight
13 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (20.41%) Anthropology
14 10 (20.41%) Guerrilla Research
14 10 (20.41%) Mentoring
15 8 (16.33%) Axure RP
15 8 (16.33%) HTML
15 8 (16.33%) CSS
15 8 (16.33%) Wireframes
15 8 (16.33%) Sociology
16 7 (14.29%) Adobe
16 7 (14.29%) Project Management
16 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
17 6 (12.24%) OmniGraffle
17 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
17 6 (12.24%) Creative Thinking
18 5 (10.20%) Conceptual Models

Human Factors
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (12.24%) OmniGraffle
2 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.08%) InVision
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.04%) UserZoom
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) SMS
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Axure RP
2 5 (10.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
1 5 (10.20%) Marketing
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
2 3 (6.12%) Legal
3 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) User Researcher
2 20 (40.82%) Digital User Researcher
3 6 (12.24%) Senior User Researcher
3 6 (12.24%) User Experience Researcher
4 5 (10.20%) Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Designer
4 5 (10.20%) User Experience Architect
5 4 (8.16%) UX Designer
6 3 (6.12%) Digital Designer
6 3 (6.12%) Digital UX Designer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Designer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Digital User Researcher
6 3 (6.12%) Senior UX Designer
7 2 (4.08%) Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Digital Designer
8 1 (2.04%) Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) UI Designer
8 1 (2.04%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) CSS
1 8 (16.33%) HTML
2 4 (8.16%) CSS3
2 4 (8.16%) HTML5
3 2 (4.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.04%) Material Design
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (83.67%) User Experience
2 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.20%) RIA
4 2 (4.08%) Graphic Design
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) CESG
5 1 (2.04%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.04%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.04%) iPad
5 1 (2.04%) Video Editing
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (63.27%) Psychology
3 30 (61.22%) Usability Testing
4 27 (55.10%) Service Design
5 25 (51.02%) Ethnography
6 24 (48.98%) Cognitive Psychology
7 21 (42.86%) Quantitative Research
8 19 (38.78%) Market Research
9 18 (36.73%) Actionable Insight
9 18 (36.73%) Qualitative Research
10 12 (24.49%) Actionable Customer Insight
10 12 (24.49%) Customer Insight
11 10 (20.41%) Anthropology
11 10 (20.41%) Guerrilla Research
11 10 (20.41%) Mentoring
12 8 (16.33%) Sociology
12 8 (16.33%) Wireframes
13 7 (14.29%) Project Management
14 6 (12.24%) Creative Thinking
15 5 (10.20%) Conceptual Models
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (71.43%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (2.04%) Cadence
2 1 (2.04%) Google
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft