The table below looks at the statistics for Market Research skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Research over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Market Research
South East / Berkshire
Rank 97 118 128
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +10
Contract jobs citing Market Research 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 0.081% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.10% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £415 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £375 £498
% change year-on-year
+8.66% -24.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.25 - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1536 1933 1913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.63% 78.45% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 1008 1005
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 76 25
Median hourly rate £23.34 £17.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.29% -16.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Market Research
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Market Research as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Market Research Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Market Research
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Market Research Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Market Research
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 Market Research within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 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 - 7 £415 - 1
Market Research
South East

Market Research
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Market Research 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 Market Research.

1 7 (100.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) B2B
2 4 (57.14%) Big Data
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Advertising
3 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) Product Management
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) Psychology
5 1 (14.29%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA

Market Research
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%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Advertising
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (14.29%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Product Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing Assistant
3 2 (28.57%) Software Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Software Product Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Psychology
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) B2B
3 3 (42.86%) Product Management
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree