The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 23 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 124 132
Rank change year-on-year +22 +8  
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 18 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.89% 0.78% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.90% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 18
Median daily rate £388 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £425 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £475 £525
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1705 2446 2463
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.49% 86.68% 83.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1120 1705 1719
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 37 56
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.90 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.31% +1.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.76 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £26.90 £45.00
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Usability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Usability Testing in Yorkshire

Usability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Usability Testing in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Usability Testing in Yorkshire

Usability Testing
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire +20 18 £388 -13.88% 3
Usability Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (65.91%) User Experience
2 29 (65.91%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (65.91%) Guerrilla Research
3 28 (63.64%) Customer Insight
4 27 (61.36%) Ethnography
5 26 (59.09%) Service Design
6 25 (56.82%) Actionable Customer Insight
7 24 (54.55%) Degree
7 24 (54.55%) Psychology
7 24 (54.55%) Human Factors
7 24 (54.55%) Market Research
8 23 (52.27%) Quantitative Research
8 23 (52.27%) Qualitative Research
9 21 (47.73%) Cognitive Psychology
10 15 (34.09%) User Stories
11 8 (18.18%) Scrum
12 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
12 7 (15.91%) Analytics
12 7 (15.91%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 6 (13.64%) Prototyping
13 6 (13.64%) SoapUI
13 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
13 6 (13.64%) QA
13 6 (13.64%) Selenium
14 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
14 5 (11.36%) Security Testing
14 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
14 5 (11.36%) Scala
14 5 (11.36%) Java

Usability Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Selenium
1 6 (13.64%) SoapUI
2 4 (9.09%) Axure RP
3 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) User Researcher
2 20 (45.45%) User Experience Researcher
3 5 (11.36%) Designer
3 5 (11.36%) UX Designer
4 4 (9.09%) Digital User Researcher
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Designer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior UX Designer
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) QA Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.55%) Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Visual Designer
7 1 (2.27%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) QA Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) QA Leader
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Visual Designer
7 1 (2.27%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Gherkin
2 4 (9.09%) Web Services
3 3 (6.82%) RESTful
4 1 (2.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 29 (65.91%) Analytical Skills
1 29 (65.91%) User Experience
2 3 (6.82%) IVR
3 2 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (65.91%) Guerrilla Research
3 28 (63.64%) Customer Insight
4 27 (61.36%) Ethnography
5 26 (59.09%) Service Design
6 25 (56.82%) Actionable Customer Insight
7 24 (54.55%) Human Factors
7 24 (54.55%) Market Research
7 24 (54.55%) Psychology
8 23 (52.27%) Qualitative Research
8 23 (52.27%) Quantitative Research
9 21 (47.73%) Cognitive Psychology
10 15 (34.09%) User Stories
11 8 (18.18%) Scrum
12 7 (15.91%) Analytics
12 7 (15.91%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 6 (13.64%) Prototyping
13 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
14 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
14 5 (11.36%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) Java
1 5 (11.36%) Scala
2 3 (6.82%) Groovy
3 1 (2.27%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
1 1 (2.27%) HP
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft