Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 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.

Psychology
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 201 218
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17 -
Contract jobs citing Psychology 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.035% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.044% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.58% -
10th Percentile £348 £413 £332
90th Percentile £443 £438 £413
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.56 £24.50 £24.23
% change year-on-year +12.47% +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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4609 4587 5154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.29% 79.94% 79.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2912 3091 3490
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £240 £255
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 270 256
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.60
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Psychology
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Psychology as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Psychology in the South West

Psychology
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Psychology in the South West

Psychology
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Psychology within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Wiltshire - 4 £375 - 1
Devon - 3 £425 -
Psychology
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Psychology.

1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) User Experience
1 8 (100.00%) Cognitive Psychology
2 7 (87.50%) Quantitative Research
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Market Research
3 6 (75.00%) Human Factors
4 4 (50.00%) Usability Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Qualitative Research
4 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (50.00%) Ethnography
4 4 (50.00%) Service Design
5 3 (37.50%) Analytics
6 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Banking
7 1 (12.50%) Marketing
7 1 (12.50%) SMS
7 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Psychology
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) User Researcher
2 2 (25.00%) Digital User Researcher
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Designer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Cognitive Psychology
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Market Research
2 7 (87.50%) Quantitative Research
3 6 (75.00%) Human Factors
4 4 (50.00%) Ethnography
4 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (50.00%) Qualitative Research
4 4 (50.00%) Service Design
4 4 (50.00%) Usability Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared