Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 17 January 2018 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 > Wales
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 99 111
Rank change year-on-year +8 +12 -4
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.54% 0.36% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.42% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Wales median daily rate £450 £390 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -14.99% +58.19%
10th Percentile £390 £390 £415
90th Percentile £492 £421 £515
UK median daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £48.25 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year +50.78% - -

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,090 1,182 1,189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.91% 84.55% 82.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 857 878
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £213 £190 £238
90th Percentile £560 £550 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 48 53
Wales median hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.22% +12.50% +2.40%
10th Percentile £13.53 £10.75 £10.40
90th Percentile £77.50 £60.38 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.42 £23.35
% change year-on-year -3.77% +4.58% +16.75%

Human Factors
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Human Factors in Wales

Human Factors
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Human Factors in Wales

Human Factors
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Human Factors in Wales over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Human Factors in Wales

Human Factors
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
South Wales +9 7 £450 +15.38% 6
Human Factors
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Human Factors.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Requirements Management
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Psychology
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Market Research
3 3 (42.86%) Usability Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (42.86%) Customer Insight
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) User Experience
3 3 (42.86%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Service Design
3 3 (42.86%) Cognitive Psychology
3 3 (42.86%) Quantitative Research
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Information Management
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Ethnography
5 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Network Management
5 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Replication

Human Factors
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) BitTorrent
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Military
1 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) User Researcher
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience Researcher
4 1 (14.29%) Digital User Researcher
4 1 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Requirements Management
3 3 (42.86%) Cognitive Psychology
3 3 (42.86%) Customer Insight
3 3 (42.86%) Market Research
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Psychology
3 3 (42.86%) Quantitative Research
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Service Design
3 3 (42.86%) Usability Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Information Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) SysML
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) PTC