The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Usability Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Usability Testing over the 3 months to 22 June 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.

Usability Testing
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 62 53
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9  
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 5 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.99% 2.14% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 2.40% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Median daily rate £413 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Usability Testing 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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 438 666 466
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.08% 89.04% 85.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 416 307
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £28.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £51.90 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Usability Testing in West Sussex

Usability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Usability Testing in West Sussex

Usability Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Usability Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Worthing +7 2 £365 +12.30%
Usability Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 21 (91.30%) Customer Insight
2 20 (86.96%) Service Design
2 20 (86.96%) Human Factors
3 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (69.57%) Ethnography
4 16 (69.57%) Actionable Customer Insight
5 15 (65.22%) Guerrilla Research
5 15 (65.22%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (56.52%) Qualitative Research
6 13 (56.52%) Market Research
6 13 (56.52%) Quantitative Research
7 12 (52.17%) Degree
7 12 (52.17%) Psychology
7 12 (52.17%) Cognitive Psychology
8 10 (43.48%) User Experience
9 8 (34.78%) User Stories
10 4 (17.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 2 (8.70%) Google
11 2 (8.70%) AirWatch
11 2 (8.70%) G Suite
11 2 (8.70%) Office 365
11 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (4.35%) jQuery
12 1 (4.35%) Information Architecture
12 1 (4.35%) HTML5
12 1 (4.35%) CSS3
12 1 (4.35%) Ajax
12 1 (4.35%) Competitor Analysis
12 1 (4.35%) HTML
12 1 (4.35%) JavaScript

Usability Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 2 (8.70%) G Suite
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) User Researcher
2 6 (26.09%) User Experience Researcher
3 4 (17.39%) Digital User Researcher
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
4 1 (4.35%) UI/UX Developer
4 1 (4.35%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Ajax
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) CSS3
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) HTML5
1 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (43.48%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Customer Insight
2 20 (86.96%) Human Factors
2 20 (86.96%) Service Design
3 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (69.57%) Actionable Customer Insight
4 16 (69.57%) Ethnography
5 15 (65.22%) Guerrilla Research
6 13 (56.52%) Market Research
6 13 (56.52%) Qualitative Research
6 13 (56.52%) Quantitative Research
7 12 (52.17%) Cognitive Psychology
7 12 (52.17%) Psychology
8 8 (34.78%) User Stories
9 4 (17.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 1 (4.35%) Competitor Analysis
10 1 (4.35%) Information Architecture
10 1 (4.35%) Prototyping
10 1 (4.35%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) AirWatch
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Google