Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 545 498 517
Rank change year-on-year -47 +19 +57
Contract jobs citing Psychology 83 97 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 70 41
London median daily rate £470 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.05% +11.76% -1.45%
10th Percentile £350 £392 £325
90th Percentile £600 £575 £488
England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
London median hourly rate £32.00 £27.65 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.73% +14.11% -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £24.50 £24.23
% change year-on-year +30.61% +1.11% -

Psychology 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 40,383 35,736 37,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.60% 85.98% 84.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,483 25,718 26,478
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 422 457
London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £13.44 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £50.40
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%

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 23 January 2018.

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
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 23 January 2018. 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
South London -21 14 £475 -5.00%
Central London -27 4 £425 -6.59% 5
East London -8 3 £190 -52.50%
West London - 1 - - 2
Psychology
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Psychology also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Psychology.

1 70 (84.34%) Degree
2 42 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (46.99%) User Experience
4 35 (42.17%) Anthropology
5 34 (40.96%) Cognitive Psychology
5 34 (40.96%) Usability Testing
6 32 (38.55%) Service Design
7 27 (32.53%) Analytics
8 26 (31.33%) Human Factors
9 19 (22.89%) Market Research
10 18 (21.69%) Ethnography
10 18 (21.69%) Security Cleared
11 16 (19.28%) Qualitative Research
11 16 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (18.07%) Actionable Insight
13 14 (16.87%) Customer Insight
13 14 (16.87%) Marketing
14 12 (14.46%) Web Analytics
14 12 (14.46%) Computer Science
15 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
15 11 (13.25%) Benchmarking
15 11 (13.25%) Workflow
16 10 (12.05%) Quantitative Research
17 9 (10.84%) Personalization
17 9 (10.84%) Actionable Customer Insight
17 9 (10.84%) Sociology
17 9 (10.84%) Adobe
17 9 (10.84%) Digital Marketing
17 9 (10.84%) Tableau
17 9 (10.84%) Data Visualisation

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 4 (4.82%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.20%) CMS
2 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (3.61%) UserZoom
2 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Google Analytics
2 6 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.82%) IaaS
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) Serverless
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) GCC
2 3 (3.61%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (16.87%) Marketing
2 7 (8.43%) Finance
3 5 (6.02%) Legal
4 4 (4.82%) Law
5 2 (2.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (61.45%) User Researcher
2 18 (21.69%) Digital User Researcher
3 15 (18.07%) Senior User Researcher
4 9 (10.84%) User Experience Researcher
5 8 (9.64%) Analytics Consultant
5 8 (9.64%) Consultant
6 7 (8.43%) Designer
6 7 (8.43%) Digital Analytics Consultant
7 6 (7.23%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (7.23%) UX Designer
8 5 (6.02%) Senior Digital User Researcher
9 4 (4.82%) Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Senior User Experience Researcher
11 2 (2.41%) Agile Developer
11 2 (2.41%) Cloud Developer
11 2 (2.41%) Digital Transformation
11 2 (2.41%) Lead Developer
11 2 (2.41%) Senior Designer
11 2 (2.41%) Team Leader
12 1 (1.20%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) CSS
1 2 (2.41%) CSS3
1 2 (2.41%) HTML
1 2 (2.41%) HTML5
1 2 (2.41%) jQuery
1 2 (2.41%) Node.js
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (46.99%) User Experience
2 16 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (14.46%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.43%) W3C
5 2 (2.41%) Social Media
6 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.20%) iPad
6 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.20%) RIA
6 1 (1.20%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Linux
1 4 (4.82%) Windows
1 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (42.17%) Anthropology
3 34 (40.96%) Cognitive Psychology
3 34 (40.96%) Usability Testing
4 32 (38.55%) Service Design
5 27 (32.53%) Analytics
6 26 (31.33%) Human Factors
7 19 (22.89%) Market Research
8 18 (21.69%) Ethnography
9 16 (19.28%) Qualitative Research
10 15 (18.07%) Actionable Insight
11 14 (16.87%) Customer Insight
12 12 (14.46%) Web Analytics
13 11 (13.25%) Benchmarking
13 11 (13.25%) Workflow
14 10 (12.05%) Quantitative Research
15 9 (10.84%) Actionable Customer Insight
15 9 (10.84%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (10.84%) Mentoring
15 9 (10.84%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.82%) Bourne shell
2 4 (4.82%) Java
2 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.82%) Python
3 3 (3.61%) C
4 1 (1.20%) R
4 1 (1.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (84.34%) Degree
2 18 (21.69%) Security Cleared
3 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.82%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) WAI
2 1 (1.20%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) Adobe
1 9 (10.84%) Tableau
2 8 (9.64%) Genesys
2 8 (9.64%) Google
2 8 (9.64%) Pega
3 4 (4.82%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.20%) Cadence
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.20%) Omniture
4 1 (1.20%) Optimizely
4 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.20%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.20%) Workday