Period
to 17 November 2017

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 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 483 428 484
Rank change year-on-year -55 +56 -23
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 145 197 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.43% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.50% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 140 79
London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £320 £313 £295
90th Percentile £563 £550 £580
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
London median hourly rate £38.56 - £24.23
England median hourly rate £38.56 - £24.23

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 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%

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Usability Testing in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 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 -36 20 £450 - 2
South London -19 13 £488 +21.88%
West London -8 5 £449 +56.09% 1
North London - 1 - - 1
Usability Testing
England

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 London region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 101 (69.66%) User Experience
2 72 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (31.03%) Degree
4 44 (30.34%) Service Design
5 43 (29.66%) Psychology
6 36 (24.83%) Analytics
7 35 (24.14%) Prototyping
8 34 (23.45%) Wireframes
9 31 (21.38%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (20.69%) Human Factors
11 29 (20.00%) Qualitative Research
11 29 (20.00%) Ethnography
12 28 (19.31%) Market Research
13 26 (17.93%) Customer Insight
13 26 (17.93%) Quantitative Research
13 26 (17.93%) HTML
14 24 (16.55%) CSS
14 24 (16.55%) Cognitive Psychology
15 23 (15.86%) Actionable Insight
16 21 (14.48%) Axure RP
16 21 (14.48%) Security Cleared
17 18 (12.41%) JavaScript
18 17 (11.72%) Information Architecture
18 17 (11.72%) Anthropology
19 16 (11.03%) Front End Development
19 16 (11.03%) Adobe
20 14 (9.66%) Data Analytics
21 13 (8.97%) CSS3
21 13 (8.97%) HTML5
21 13 (8.97%) InVision

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 (1.38%) CMS
1 2 (1.38%) Confluence
2 1 (0.69%) Drupal
2 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (8.97%) InVision
2 6 (4.14%) OmniGraffle
2 6 (4.14%) UserZoom
3 5 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.45%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.07%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.69%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.69%) InDesign
5 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.69%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.38%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) SMS
Development Applications
1 21 (14.48%) Axure RP
2 5 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (2.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.76%) JIRA
4 2 (1.38%) Selenium
5 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.69%) Mocha
5 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (7.59%) Finance
2 9 (6.21%) Retail
3 8 (5.52%) Banking
4 7 (4.83%) Marketing
5 4 (2.76%) Games
6 2 (1.38%) German Language
7 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Law
7 1 (0.69%) Legal
7 1 (0.69%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
7 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (40.69%) User Researcher
2 39 (26.90%) Designer
3 32 (22.07%) UX Designer
4 29 (20.00%) Digital User Researcher
5 20 (13.79%) User Experience Researcher
6 10 (6.90%) Developer
7 9 (6.21%) Senior Designer
7 9 (6.21%) Senior User Researcher
8 8 (5.52%) Analyst
9 7 (4.83%) UI Designer
10 6 (4.14%) Architect
10 6 (4.14%) Digital Designer
10 6 (4.14%) Digital UX Designer
10 6 (4.14%) Senior UX Designer
10 6 (4.14%) User Experience Architect
11 5 (3.45%) Digital Transformation
11 5 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (3.45%) Senior Digital User Researcher
11 5 (3.45%) UI/UX Designer
12 4 (2.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.93%) HTML
2 24 (16.55%) CSS
3 13 (8.97%) CSS3
3 13 (8.97%) HTML5
4 10 (6.90%) jQuery
5 5 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.76%) Ajax
6 4 (2.76%) Sass
7 2 (1.38%) Angular 2
7 2 (1.38%) Node.js
7 2 (1.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (0.69%) D3.js
8 1 (0.69%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.69%) JSON
8 1 (0.69%) LESS
8 1 (0.69%) Material Design
8 1 (0.69%) React
8 1 (0.69%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.69%) RESTful
8 1 (0.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 101 (69.66%) User Experience
2 31 (21.38%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.83%) W3C
4 5 (3.45%) RIA
5 4 (2.76%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.07%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.38%) Fintech
7 2 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.69%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.69%) Social Media
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.07%) Android
3 1 (0.69%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (30.34%) Service Design
3 43 (29.66%) Psychology
4 36 (24.83%) Analytics
5 35 (24.14%) Prototyping
6 34 (23.45%) Wireframes
7 30 (20.69%) Human Factors
8 29 (20.00%) Ethnography
8 29 (20.00%) Qualitative Research
9 28 (19.31%) Market Research
10 26 (17.93%) Customer Insight
10 26 (17.93%) Quantitative Research
11 24 (16.55%) Cognitive Psychology
12 23 (15.86%) Actionable Insight
13 17 (11.72%) Anthropology
13 17 (11.72%) Information Architecture
14 16 (11.03%) Front End Development
15 14 (9.66%) Data Analytics
16 13 (8.97%) Benchmarking
16 13 (8.97%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.38%) Java
3 1 (0.69%) ES6
3 1 (0.69%) Groovy
3 1 (0.69%) Perl
3 1 (0.69%) PHP
3 1 (0.69%) Python
3 1 (0.69%) Scala
3 1 (0.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (31.03%) Degree
2 21 (14.48%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.97%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.38%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) WAI
2 6 (4.14%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.38%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) PSD2
4 1 (0.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (11.03%) Adobe
2 6 (4.14%) Omniture
3 2 (1.38%) Capita
3 2 (1.38%) Google
4 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.69%) Coremetrics
4 1 (0.69%) HP
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com