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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Economics
South East / Berkshire
Rank 92 117 125
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +8
Contract jobs citing Economics 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.21% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 0.69% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £200 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £391 £398
% change year-on-year
-6.70% -1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - -

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
587 722 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.41% 29.71% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 373 370
Median daily rate £419 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 18
Median hourly rate £28.50 £17.75 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.56% -12.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 23 January 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
Reading +14 5 - -
Bracknell - 4 £200 -
Economics
South East

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 13 (92.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (85.71%) Degree
2 12 (85.71%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) Analytics
4 7 (50.00%) Data Architecture
4 7 (50.00%) MBA
4 7 (50.00%) HP
5 6 (42.86%) Internet
5 6 (42.86%) IBM
5 6 (42.86%) CRM
5 6 (42.86%) PLM
5 6 (42.86%) Programme Management
5 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
5 6 (42.86%) Google
5 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (42.86%) Change Management
5 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (42.86%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (42.86%) Mandarin Language
5 6 (42.86%) Spanish Language
5 6 (42.86%) Marketing
5 6 (42.86%) Business Development
5 6 (42.86%) Business Transformation
5 6 (42.86%) Case Management
6 5 (35.71%) Process Improvement
7 4 (28.57%) Financial Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) GAAP
8 3 (21.43%) Project Management
8 3 (21.43%) Legal
8 3 (21.43%) SAP

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 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Mandarin Language
2 6 (42.86%) Marketing
2 6 (42.86%) Spanish Language
2 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Business Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Marketing Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Data Mining Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Database Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Flash
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Analytics
2 7 (50.00%) Data Architecture
3 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Business Development
3 6 (42.86%) Business Transformation
3 6 (42.86%) Case Management
3 6 (42.86%) Change Management
3 6 (42.86%) CRM
3 6 (42.86%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (42.86%) PLM
3 6 (42.86%) Programme Management
4 5 (35.71%) Process Improvement
5 4 (28.57%) Financial Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) Information Management
7 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) MBA
3 2 (14.29%) ACCA
3 2 (14.29%) CIMA
4 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) GAAP
2 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) Google
2 6 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) SAP