Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 155 201
Rank change year-on-year -3 +46 -25
Contract jobs citing Usability Testing 29 54 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.65% 0.99% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.18% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 24
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% +98.80%
10th Percentile £319 £400 £303
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.56 £27.65 £24.23
% change year-on-year +39.44% +14.11% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3700 4584 5132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.48% 84.13% 83.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2456 2984 3518
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 131 179
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.87 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.64% +2.52% -
10th Percentile £9.94 £11.06 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £37.00 £34.41
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Usability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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
West Yorkshire -15 21 £420 -6.67%
South Yorkshire +13 7 £494 +16.24%
North Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Usability Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) User Experience
3 17 (58.62%) Degree
4 16 (55.17%) Analytics
5 15 (51.72%) Market Research
6 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (48.28%) Prototyping
7 13 (44.83%) Psychology
8 12 (41.38%) Web Analytics
9 10 (34.48%) Web Design
9 10 (34.48%) Blog
9 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
9 10 (34.48%) Ethnography
9 10 (34.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (31.03%) Human Factors
11 7 (24.14%) Qualitative Research
11 7 (24.14%) Quantitative Research
12 6 (20.69%) User Stories
12 6 (20.69%) Customer Insight
12 6 (20.69%) Guerrilla Research
13 5 (17.24%) Axure RP
13 5 (17.24%) Service Design
13 5 (17.24%) Wireframes
13 5 (17.24%) Strategic Thinking
14 4 (13.79%) Actionable Insight
14 4 (13.79%) Scrum
15 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
15 3 (10.34%) Actionable Customer Insight
16 2 (6.90%) Creative Thinking
16 2 (6.90%) Cognitive Psychology

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 (3.45%) CMS
1 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) SMS
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) User Researcher
2 11 (37.93%) Digital User Researcher
3 6 (20.69%) Designer
3 6 (20.69%) User Experience Researcher
3 6 (20.69%) UX Designer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Designer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior UX Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Digital UX Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Visual Designer
5 1 (3.45%) UI Designer
5 1 (3.45%) UI/UX Designer
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Ajax
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) User Experience
2 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (34.48%) Blog
4 1 (3.45%) IVR
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Analytics
3 15 (51.72%) Market Research
4 14 (48.28%) Prototyping
5 13 (44.83%) Psychology
6 12 (41.38%) Web Analytics
7 10 (34.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (34.48%) Ethnography
7 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
7 10 (34.48%) Web Design
8 9 (31.03%) Human Factors
9 7 (24.14%) Qualitative Research
9 7 (24.14%) Quantitative Research
10 6 (20.69%) Customer Insight
10 6 (20.69%) Guerrilla Research
10 6 (20.69%) User Stories
11 5 (17.24%) Service Design
11 5 (17.24%) Strategic Thinking
11 5 (17.24%) Wireframes
12 4 (13.79%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe