Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Psychology skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Psychology over the 6 months to 26 July 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.

Psychology
England > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 507 455 556
Rank change year-on-year -52 +101 -10
Contract jobs citing Psychology 94 169 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.37% 0.100%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.43% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 119 28
London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +2.41%
10th Percentile £363 £327 £325
90th Percentile £595 £532 £475
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
London median hourly rate £47.50 £24.12 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.97% - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £28.06 -
% change year-on-year +69.30% - -

Psychology 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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36287 38939 38043
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.46% 85.79% 82.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25975 28217 26872
London median daily rate £488 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £656 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 336 521
London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.63% +9.05% +3.76%
10th Percentile £12.90 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.10 £57.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.08%

Psychology
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Psychology in London

Psychology
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Psychology in London

Psychology
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Psychology in London over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Psychology in London

Psychology
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Psychology in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Psychology in London

Psychology
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Psychology in London over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Psychology in London

Psychology
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 Psychology within the London region over the 6 months to 26 July 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 -17 18 £450 -2.70% 4
South London -3 3 £400 -25.23%
East London - 2 £463 -
West London - 1 - - 2
Psychology
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Psychology 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 Psychology.

1 80 (85.11%) Degree
2 71 (75.53%) User Experience
3 53 (56.38%) Usability Testing
4 52 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (43.62%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (42.55%) Cognitive Psychology
7 36 (38.30%) Human Factors
8 35 (37.23%) Analytics
9 34 (36.17%) Quantitative Research
10 32 (34.04%) Anthropology
10 32 (34.04%) Service Design
10 32 (34.04%) Qualitative Research
10 32 (34.04%) Market Research
11 25 (26.60%) Ethnography
12 19 (20.21%) Mentoring
12 19 (20.21%) Customer Insight
12 19 (20.21%) Web Analytics
13 18 (19.15%) Benchmarking
14 15 (15.96%) Guerrilla Research
15 14 (14.89%) Actionable Customer Insight
16 12 (12.77%) Computer Science
17 11 (11.70%) Scrum
18 10 (10.64%) Sociology
19 9 (9.57%) Project Management
20 8 (8.51%) Legal
20 8 (8.51%) Axure RP
21 7 (7.45%) Data Analytics
21 7 (7.45%) DevOps
22 6 (6.38%) HTML
22 6 (6.38%) JavaScript

Psychology
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.06%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.26%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (4.26%) UserZoom
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) SPSS
3 1 (1.06%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Axure RP
2 6 (6.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.38%) JIRA
3 3 (3.19%) VersionOne
3 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (8.51%) Legal
2 6 (6.38%) Marketing
2 6 (6.38%) Retail
3 1 (1.06%) Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 61 (64.89%) User Researcher
2 29 (30.85%) Digital User Researcher
3 13 (13.83%) User Experience Researcher
4 8 (8.51%) Senior User Researcher
5 7 (7.45%) Architect
5 7 (7.45%) Senior Digital User Researcher
5 7 (7.45%) User Experience Architect
6 6 (6.38%) Agile Coach
7 4 (4.26%) Data Modeller
7 4 (4.26%) Digital Transformation
8 3 (3.19%) Agile Scrum Master
8 3 (3.19%) Scrum Master
9 2 (2.13%) Designer
9 2 (2.13%) Research Manager
9 2 (2.13%) Senior Architect
9 2 (2.13%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.13%) Senior User Experience Architect
10 1 (1.06%) Analyst
10 1 (1.06%) Data Analyst
10 1 (1.06%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.38%) CSS
1 6 (6.38%) HTML
2 5 (5.32%) CSS3
2 5 (5.32%) HTML5
3 1 (1.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 71 (75.53%) User Experience
2 41 (43.62%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (12.77%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.32%) RIA
5 1 (1.06%) Blog
5 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.13%) Android
1 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (56.38%) Usability Testing
2 52 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (42.55%) Cognitive Psychology
4 36 (38.30%) Human Factors
5 35 (37.23%) Analytics
6 34 (36.17%) Quantitative Research
7 32 (34.04%) Anthropology
7 32 (34.04%) Market Research
7 32 (34.04%) Qualitative Research
7 32 (34.04%) Service Design
8 25 (26.60%) Ethnography
9 19 (20.21%) Customer Insight
9 19 (20.21%) Mentoring
9 19 (20.21%) Web Analytics
10 18 (19.15%) Benchmarking
11 15 (15.96%) Guerrilla Research
12 14 (14.89%) Actionable Customer Insight
13 11 (11.70%) Scrum
14 10 (10.64%) Sociology
15 9 (9.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 80 (85.11%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) Actionable Recommendations
2 3 (3.19%) QA
3 2 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (6.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (6.38%) CA Agile Central
2 5 (5.32%) Adobe
3 1 (1.06%) Google
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
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