Period
to 16 October 2017

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 6 months to 16 October 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
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 67 85
Rank change year-on-year -11 +18 -
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 13 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.31% 2.05% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 2.32% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
West Sussex median daily rate £438 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.11% - -
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 881 1206 1027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.63% 88.29% 87.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 695 694
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +9.33% +7.91%
10th Percentile £257 £265 £268
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 23
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £40.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.01% +151.56% -
10th Percentile £21.31 £14.63 £11.01
90th Percentile £51.00 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £24.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year -5.55% +1.58% +37.83%

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Usability Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

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 6 months to 16 October 2017. 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
Worthing -12 6 £401 -8.39%
Usability Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 11 (84.62%) Human Factors
2 10 (76.92%) Customer Insight
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) Service Design
3 9 (69.23%) Ethnography
4 8 (61.54%) Actionable Customer Insight
5 7 (53.85%) Quantitative Research
5 7 (53.85%) User Stories
5 7 (53.85%) Qualitative Research
5 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (53.85%) Market Research
6 6 (46.15%) Actionable Insight
7 5 (38.46%) Guerrilla Research
8 2 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Cognitive Psychology
8 2 (15.38%) Scrum
8 2 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (15.38%) RESTful
8 2 (15.38%) Scala
8 2 (15.38%) Open Source
8 2 (15.38%) Confluence
8 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
8 2 (15.38%) G Suite
8 2 (15.38%) Office 365
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (15.38%) AirWatch
8 2 (15.38%) API Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) G Suite
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) User Researcher
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience Researcher
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
3 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
1 2 (15.38%) RESTful
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Human Factors
2 10 (76.92%) Customer Insight
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) Ethnography
3 9 (69.23%) Service Design
4 8 (61.54%) Actionable Customer Insight
5 7 (53.85%) Market Research
5 7 (53.85%) Qualitative Research
5 7 (53.85%) Quantitative Research
5 7 (53.85%) User Stories
6 6 (46.15%) Actionable Insight
7 5 (38.46%) Guerrilla Research
8 2 (15.38%) API Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
8 2 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Psychology
8 2 (15.38%) Scrum
8 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Groovy
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) AirWatch
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
1 2 (15.38%) Google