Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 181 187
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 -
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 2 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.040% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £375 £375 £359
90th Percentile £425 £425 £425
UK median daily rate £430 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50% -17.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4247 3622 5073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.22% 83.57% 82.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2125 2649
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 102
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

Human Factors
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Human Factors in Scotland

Human Factors
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Human Factors in Scotland

Human Factors
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 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
Edinburgh -9 1 £400 -
Glasgow -13 1 £400 - 1
Human Factors
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Human Factors.

1 2 (100.00%) Usability Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Ethnography
1 2 (100.00%) Sociology
1 2 (100.00%) Service Design
1 2 (100.00%) Anthropology
2 1 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience

Human Factors
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) User Researcher
1 1 (50.00%) UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Anthropology
1 2 (100.00%) Ethnography
1 2 (100.00%) Service Design
1 2 (100.00%) Sociology
1 2 (100.00%) Usability Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree