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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Usability Testing
South East / West Sussex
Rank 47 59 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 17 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.25% 1.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Median daily rate £463 £328 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.22% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 -

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 457 532 430
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.38% 88.81% 82.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 322 265
Median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Median hourly rate £45.87 £38.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.37% +7.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £23.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Usability Testing in West Sussex over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 25 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
Worthing +24 15 £463 +41.22%
Gatwick - 1 - -
Usability Testing
South East

Usability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 34 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (85.71%) Customer Insight
3 29 (82.86%) Service Design
4 28 (80.00%) Guerrilla Research
4 28 (80.00%) Human Factors
5 26 (74.29%) Ethnography
6 25 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (65.71%) Market Research
8 22 (62.86%) Degree
8 22 (62.86%) Psychology
8 22 (62.86%) Cognitive Psychology
9 19 (54.29%) User Stories
10 15 (42.86%) User Experience
11 5 (14.29%) Scrum
12 4 (11.43%) Java
12 4 (11.43%) Web Services
12 4 (11.43%) JIRA
12 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
12 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
12 4 (11.43%) RESTful
12 4 (11.43%) Scala
12 4 (11.43%) Confluence
12 4 (11.43%) QA
12 4 (11.43%) Selenium
12 4 (11.43%) Atlassian
12 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
12 4 (11.43%) Security Testing
12 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
12 4 (11.43%) Kanban
12 4 (11.43%) Groovy

Usability Testing
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) JIRA
1 4 (11.43%) Selenium
1 4 (11.43%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) User Researcher
2 6 (17.14%) User Experience Researcher
3 4 (11.43%) Digital User Researcher
4 3 (8.57%) QA Tester
4 3 (8.57%) Tester
5 1 (2.86%) Developer
5 1 (2.86%) UI Developer
5 1 (2.86%) UI/UX Developer
5 1 (2.86%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Gherkin
1 4 (11.43%) RESTful
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) Ajax
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) CSS3
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) HTML5
2 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (42.86%) User Experience
3 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (85.71%) Customer Insight
3 29 (82.86%) Service Design
4 28 (80.00%) Guerrilla Research
4 28 (80.00%) Human Factors
5 26 (74.29%) Ethnography
6 23 (65.71%) Market Research
7 22 (62.86%) Cognitive Psychology
7 22 (62.86%) Psychology
8 19 (54.29%) User Stories
9 5 (14.29%) Scrum
10 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (11.43%) Kanban
10 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Security Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
10 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
10 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Groovy
1 4 (11.43%) Java
1 4 (11.43%) Scala
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Atlassian