Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Web Usability skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Usability over the 6 months to 19 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.

Web Usability
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 859 818 860
Rank change year-on-year -41 +42 -58
Contract jobs citing Web Usability 16 78 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.074% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.089% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 29 15
UK median daily rate £335 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.29% - -
10th Percentile £310 £249 £278
90th Percentile £425 £533 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £430
% change year-on-year +8.33% -30.23% +22.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Web Usability 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 85705 87976 93705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.91% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57093 58207 60721
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 2335 2744
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.37 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.50% +2.59% +18.75%

Web Usability
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Web Usability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Web Usability in the UK

Web Usability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Usability in the UK

Web Usability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Usability in the UK

Web Usability
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Usability within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England -41 15 £335 -4.29%
UK excluding London -9 8 £325 +8.33% 1
London -56 8 £400 -
North of England +51 3 £323 +7.50%
West Midlands +9 2 £325 -
Midlands +9 2 £325 -
Yorkshire +21 1 £335 -10.67%
North West +17 1 - -
South East 0 1 - -
Wales - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - -
North East - 1 £310 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Usability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Web Usability.

1 6 (37.50%) Web Application Development
1 6 (37.50%) User Experience
2 5 (31.25%) Social Media
2 5 (31.25%) Publishing
3 4 (25.00%) Web Design
3 4 (25.00%) SEO
3 4 (25.00%) Legal
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Axure RP
3 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 3 (18.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
5 2 (12.50%) Content Writing
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Web Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) Windows
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
6 1 (6.25%) GPRS
6 1 (6.25%) B2C

Web Usability
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
1 1 (6.25%) GPRS
1 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Axure RP
2 3 (18.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (31.25%) Publishing
2 4 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Designer
2 10 (62.50%) Content Designer
3 4 (25.00%) UX Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Copywriter
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Content Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Content Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Usability Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Content Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) LESS
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) User Experience
2 5 (31.25%) Social Media
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Web Application Development
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (25.00%) SEO
2 4 (25.00%) Web Design
2 4 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Content Writing
4 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Web Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) B2C
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (6.25%) Cross-Browser Development
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (6.25%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe