The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 June 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 335 359
Rank change year-on-year -19 +24  
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 70 93 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.50% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 75 60
Median daily rate £450 £463 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +10.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £360 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £24.12 £16.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.33% +46.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 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 18040 18590 18928
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.66% 85.36% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12911 13593 13436
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 157 253
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £46.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Usability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Usability Testing in London

Usability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Usability Testing in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Usability Testing in London

Usability Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Usability Testing in London

Usability Testing
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 Usability Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -17 7 £413 -15.38% 4
Croydon -7 2 £400 -8.57%
Westminster - 1 £410 -
Usability Testing
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 London region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 127 (83.55%) User Experience
2 70 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (36.18%) Degree
4 53 (34.87%) Service Design
5 48 (31.58%) Wireframes
6 47 (30.92%) Psychology
7 45 (29.61%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (25.66%) Qualitative Research
9 36 (23.68%) Prototyping
9 36 (23.68%) HTML
9 36 (23.68%) CSS
10 30 (19.74%) Analytics
10 30 (19.74%) Customer Insight
11 29 (19.08%) Quantitative Research
12 27 (17.76%) HTML5
13 26 (17.11%) Ethnography
13 26 (17.11%) Human Factors
14 24 (15.79%) JavaScript
14 24 (15.79%) Cognitive Psychology
15 23 (15.13%) Anthropology
15 23 (15.13%) Web Analytics
16 22 (14.47%) Market Research
16 22 (14.47%) Information Architecture
17 21 (13.82%) Axure RP
18 20 (13.16%) CSS3
18 20 (13.16%) Marketing
18 20 (13.16%) E-Commerce
19 18 (11.84%) Product Management
20 17 (11.18%) Adobe
21 16 (10.53%) Benchmarking

Usability Testing
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 2 (1.32%) CMS
2 1 (0.66%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (9.87%) InVision
2 13 (8.55%) MS Visio
3 11 (7.24%) OmniGraffle
4 9 (5.92%) Photoshop
5 8 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (3.29%) UserZoom
7 4 (2.63%) UXPin
8 3 (1.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (1.97%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.29%) HTTP
1 5 (3.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.63%) SQLite
2 2 (1.32%) Mixpanel
3 1 (0.66%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 21 (13.82%) Axure RP
2 10 (6.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (4.61%) Selenium
4 4 (2.63%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.97%) Calabash
5 3 (1.97%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.97%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.97%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.66%) Capybara
7 1 (0.66%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.66%) JIRA
7 1 (0.66%) Mechanoid
7 1 (0.66%) Mocha
7 1 (0.66%) Robolectric
7 1 (0.66%) Robotium
General
1 20 (13.16%) Marketing
2 9 (5.92%) Finance
3 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.95%) Legal
5 4 (2.63%) Retail
6 3 (1.97%) Electronics
6 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.66%) German Language
7 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (40.13%) User Researcher
2 34 (22.37%) Designer
3 25 (16.45%) UX Designer
4 24 (15.79%) User Experience Researcher
5 22 (14.47%) Digital User Researcher
6 15 (9.87%) Developer
7 12 (7.89%) Architect
7 12 (7.89%) User Experience Architect
8 7 (4.61%) UI Designer
9 6 (3.95%) Senior Architect
9 6 (3.95%) Senior User Experience Architect
9 6 (3.95%) Senior User Researcher
9 6 (3.95%) UI/UX Designer
10 5 (3.29%) Interaction Architect
10 5 (3.29%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.29%) UI Developer
10 5 (3.29%) UI/UX Developer
10 5 (3.29%) Usability Architect
10 5 (3.29%) UX Developer
11 4 (2.63%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (23.68%) CSS
1 36 (23.68%) HTML
2 27 (17.76%) HTML5
3 20 (13.16%) CSS3
4 9 (5.92%) Ajax
5 7 (4.61%) jQuery
6 5 (3.29%) RESTful
6 5 (3.29%) Web Services
7 4 (2.63%) Gherkin
8 3 (1.97%) Apache Flex
8 3 (1.97%) DHTML
8 3 (1.97%) Flash
9 2 (1.32%) Node.js
9 2 (1.32%) Sass
10 1 (0.66%) ActionBarSherlock
10 1 (0.66%) Android SDK
10 1 (0.66%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.66%) D3.js
10 1 (0.66%) LESS
10 1 (0.66%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 127 (83.55%) User Experience
2 45 (29.61%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.58%) RIA
4 8 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.29%) W3C
6 3 (1.97%) Interactive TV
6 3 (1.97%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.32%) Fintech
8 1 (0.66%) Blog
8 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.66%) IVR
8 1 (0.66%) NHS
8 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.29%) Android
2 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (34.87%) Service Design
3 48 (31.58%) Wireframes
4 47 (30.92%) Psychology
5 39 (25.66%) Qualitative Research
6 36 (23.68%) Prototyping
7 30 (19.74%) Analytics
7 30 (19.74%) Customer Insight
8 29 (19.08%) Quantitative Research
9 26 (17.11%) Ethnography
9 26 (17.11%) Human Factors
10 24 (15.79%) Cognitive Psychology
11 23 (15.13%) Anthropology
11 23 (15.13%) Web Analytics
12 22 (14.47%) Information Architecture
12 22 (14.47%) Market Research
13 20 (13.16%) E-Commerce
14 18 (11.84%) Product Management
15 16 (10.53%) Benchmarking
15 16 (10.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.95%) Java
3 3 (1.97%) Ruby
4 2 (1.32%) Scala
5 1 (0.66%) C#
5 1 (0.66%) ES6
5 1 (0.66%) Groovy
5 1 (0.66%) Perl
5 1 (0.66%) PHP
5 1 (0.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 55 (36.18%) Degree
2 14 (9.21%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) Actionable Recommendations
1 4 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.66%) HL7
Vendors
1 17 (11.18%) Adobe
2 3 (1.97%) SAP
3 2 (1.32%) Google
4 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle
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