The table below looks at the statistics for Market Research skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Research over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Research
Rank 162 187 195
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +8
Contract jobs citing Market Research 4 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.044% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.052% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Median daily rate £450 £400 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £400 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £120.00 -
Market Research
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2948 3838 4743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.48% 84.31% 80.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3051 3572
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 51
Median hourly rate £19.96 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.07% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £36.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Market Research
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Market Research
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Market Research Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Market Research
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Market Research across the City of London region.

Market Research Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Market Research.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) User Experience
3 4 (44.44%) Psychology
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Data Management
4 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Guerrilla Research
4 3 (33.33%) Usability Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Customer Insight
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (22.22%) Ethnography
5 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (22.22%) Service Design
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
5 2 (22.22%) Greenplum
5 2 (22.22%) Human Factors
5 2 (22.22%) Pentaho
5 2 (22.22%) Tableau
5 2 (22.22%) Business Development
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Billing
5 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) SQL

Market Research
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Pentaho
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Billing
3 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) User Researcher
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Product Owner
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Product Owner
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) User Experience
2 4 (44.44%) Psychology
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Life Science
4 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Guerrilla Research
2 3 (33.33%) Usability Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Business Development
3 2 (22.22%) Ethnography
3 2 (22.22%) Human Factors
3 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Design
4 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) MBA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
1 2 (22.22%) Greenplum
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Tableau
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) Coremetrics
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) hybris