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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 570 626 619
Rank change year-on-year +56 -7  
Contract jobs citing Web Usability 13 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.026% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.032% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 8
Median daily rate £300 £419 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.35% +1.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £321 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £483 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -17.41% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Web Usability 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37338 44118 43065
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.13% 82.88% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24672 28919 26679
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 1114 1248
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Web Usability
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Web Usability as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Usability over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Usability in the UK

Web Usability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Usability in the UK

Web Usability
Top 8 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 3 months to 27 March 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
England +48 13 £300 -28.35% 2
London +30 5 £300 -33.33%
Worthing +20 5 £325 -
South East +15 5 £325 - 1
West Sussex +5 5 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £230 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £230 -
North East - 3 £230 -

Web Usability
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (61.76%) Web Application Development
2 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (52.94%) Publishing
4 17 (50.00%) Legal
5 12 (35.29%) SEO
6 11 (32.35%) Social Media
7 10 (29.41%) User Experience
8 7 (20.59%) Analytics
8 7 (20.59%) HTML
8 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
9 6 (17.65%) Prototyping
9 6 (17.65%) Content Writing
10 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (11.76%) GitHub
10 4 (11.76%) Web Services
11 3 (8.82%) CSS
11 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
11 3 (8.82%) Adobe
11 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
11 3 (8.82%) HTML5
11 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
12 2 (5.88%) Mobile Development
12 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
12 2 (5.88%) webOS
12 2 (5.88%) Windows Phone 7
12 2 (5.88%) Progressive Enhancement
12 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
12 2 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
12 2 (5.88%) jQuery
12 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (52.94%) Publishing
2 17 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Content Designer
1 29 (85.29%) Designer
2 6 (17.65%) Digital Content Designer
2 6 (17.65%) Digital Designer
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Content Designer
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Designer
4 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Digital Content Designer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Digital Designer
4 2 (5.88%) Web Content Designer
4 2 (5.88%) Web Designer
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Digital Developer
5 1 (2.94%) HTML Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Web Producer
5 1 (2.94%) Web Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
2 4 (11.76%) Web Services
3 3 (8.82%) CSS
3 3 (8.82%) HTML5
4 2 (5.88%) Ajax
4 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
4 2 (5.88%) CSS3
4 2 (5.88%) Dojo
4 2 (5.88%) Ember.js
4 2 (5.88%) HTML5 Canvas
4 2 (5.88%) jQuery
4 2 (5.88%) JSON
4 2 (5.88%) SVG
5 1 (2.94%) React
5 1 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Social Media
2 10 (29.41%) User Experience
3 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
4 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Android
1 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.88%) webOS
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Windows Phone
1 2 (5.88%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Web Application Development
2 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (35.29%) SEO
4 7 (20.59%) Analytics
5 6 (17.65%) Content Writing
5 6 (17.65%) Prototyping
6 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Content Management
7 2 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
7 2 (5.88%) Graceful Degradation
7 2 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (5.88%) Mobile Development
7 2 (5.88%) MVC
7 2 (5.88%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
7 2 (5.88%) Web Analytics
7 2 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
1 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Adobe
2 1 (2.94%) Google