The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Economics
Rank 121 107 126
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Contract jobs citing Economics 6 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.46% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 1.52% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £608 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.56% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £427 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+23.87% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00
Economics
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
715 792 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.47% 30.60% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 390 358
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £224 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.22 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.60% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £13.15 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.73 £43.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Economics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Economics across the Berkshire region.

Economics Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Economics
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Economics across the Berkshire region.

Economics Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Economics
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -6 4 £550 -
Economics
South East

Economics
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Economics 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Economics.

1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (85.71%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) GIS
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) SAS
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) SciPy
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) R
3 1 (14.29%) Tableau
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) MLlib

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) MLlib
1 1 (14.29%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) R
1 1 (14.29%) Scala
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Tableau