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 27 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.

Usability Testing
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 128 126
Rank change year-on-year +30 -2  
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 26 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.22% 0.49% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.61% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 10
Median daily rate £475 £475 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +52.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £428 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +7.05% +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 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 1754 2303 2218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.58% 81.09% 82.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 1564 1436
Median daily rate £410 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 65 64
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.34 £35.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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 27 March 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 27 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
West Yorkshire +28 22 £475 - 4
South Yorkshire +1 2 £450 -25.00% 1
Usability Testing
England

Usability Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Usability Testing.

1 47 (74.60%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (69.84%) User Experience
3 41 (65.08%) Guerrilla Research
4 40 (63.49%) Service Design
5 34 (53.97%) Ethnography
5 34 (53.97%) Market Research
6 32 (50.79%) Degree
7 31 (49.21%) Psychology
7 31 (49.21%) Customer Insight
8 30 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (46.03%) Human Factors
10 27 (42.86%) Cognitive Psychology
11 25 (39.68%) User Stories
12 15 (23.81%) Prototyping
13 14 (22.22%) Guerrilla Testing
13 14 (22.22%) Scrum
14 11 (17.46%) Front End Development
15 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
16 8 (12.70%) Java
16 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing
16 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
16 8 (12.70%) QA
16 8 (12.70%) Selenium
16 8 (12.70%) Performance Testing
16 8 (12.70%) Security Testing
16 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
16 8 (12.70%) Defect Management
16 8 (12.70%) SoapUI
16 8 (12.70%) Gherkin
17 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared

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 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.59%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Selenium
1 8 (12.70%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (3.17%) Banking
1 2 (3.17%) Finance
1 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (71.43%) User Researcher
2 21 (33.33%) User Experience Researcher
3 10 (15.87%) Senior User Researcher
4 5 (7.94%) Tester
5 4 (6.35%) Automation Tester
5 4 (6.35%) Digital User Researcher
5 4 (6.35%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (4.76%) Designer
6 3 (4.76%) Java Automation Tester
6 3 (4.76%) QA Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) UX Designer
7 2 (3.17%) Java Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Visual Designer
8 1 (1.59%) Automation Test Lead
8 1 (1.59%) Digital Designer
8 1 (1.59%) Digital UX Designer
8 1 (1.59%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) Gherkin
2 5 (7.94%) RESTful
2 5 (7.94%) Web Services
3 2 (3.17%) Flash
4 1 (1.59%) CSS
4 1 (1.59%) HTML
4 1 (1.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 44 (69.84%) User Experience
2 30 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.76%) NHS
4 2 (3.17%) IVR
4 2 (3.17%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (74.60%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (65.08%) Guerrilla Research
3 40 (63.49%) Service Design
4 34 (53.97%) Ethnography
4 34 (53.97%) Market Research
5 31 (49.21%) Customer Insight
5 31 (49.21%) Psychology
6 29 (46.03%) Human Factors
7 27 (42.86%) Cognitive Psychology
8 25 (39.68%) User Stories
9 15 (23.81%) Prototyping
10 14 (22.22%) Guerrilla Testing
10 14 (22.22%) Scrum
11 11 (17.46%) Front End Development
12 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
13 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing
13 8 (12.70%) Performance Testing
13 8 (12.70%) Security Testing
13 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
13 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) Java
2 6 (9.52%) Scala
3 5 (7.94%) Groovy
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (50.79%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.17%) Adobe
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £428 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago