Period
to 26 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in York 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 26 January 2020 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
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 22 23
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 5.77% 2.44% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.98% 2.63% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
York median daily rate £339 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.30% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £317 £370 £363
90th Percentile £418 £550 £388
North Yorkshire median daily rate £339 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -32.30% +33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
York median hourly rate - - -
North Yorkshire 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 York with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
York
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86 152 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 82.69% 92.68% 84.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 111 105
York median daily rate £425 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% +1.87%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £113
90th Percentile £600 £538 £468
North Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £345
% change year-on-year -3.03% +19.57% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
York median hourly rate £35.00 £11.03 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +217.32% -59.89% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.04 £16.65
90th Percentile £40.50 £12.22 £38.75
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year +18.03% +8.93% -4.68%

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in York

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

Job vacancy trend for Usability Testing in York

Usability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in York

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Usability Testing in York

Usability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in York

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Usability Testing in York over the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Usability Testing in York

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Usability Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the York region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
1 5 (83.33%) Azure
1 5 (83.33%) Confluence
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) Node.js
1 5 (83.33%) Functional Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
1 5 (83.33%) Microservices
1 5 (83.33%) hapi
1 5 (83.33%) BrowserStack
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Public Sector
4 1 (16.67%) Actionable Customer Insight
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Psychology
4 1 (16.67%) API Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Ethnography
4 1 (16.67%) Ethnographic Research
4 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
4 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance

Usability Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in York 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 5 (83.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Azure
1 5 (83.33%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) hapi
1 5 (83.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
1 5 (83.33%) Functional Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Microservices
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Actionable Customer Insight
3 1 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (16.67%) API Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Cognitive Psychology
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
3 1 (16.67%) Ethnographic Research
3 1 (16.67%) Ethnography
3 1 (16.67%) Guerrilla Research
3 1 (16.67%) Market Research
3 1 (16.67%) Psychology
3 1 (16.67%) Qualitative Research
3 1 (16.67%) Quantitative Research
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA