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 3 months to 28 April 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 / Wales
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 68 69
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1  
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.03% 0.46% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.57% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Median daily rate £418 £500 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.50% +56.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £427 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.62% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £47.83
% change year-on-year - -21.59%  

Human Factors 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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 565 525 610
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 83.46% 81.27% 79.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 358 366
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 31 17
Median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.24% +57.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £54.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Human Factors
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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
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 3 months to 28 April 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
South Wales +16 7 £418 -16.50%
Human Factors
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Wales region with a requirement for Human Factors.

1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) UML
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
1 7 (87.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Military
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Prototyping

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
1 7 (87.50%) UML
1 7 (87.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C++
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft