The first table below looks at the demand for Market Research skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Research over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Research
Rank 204 202 207
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Market Research 11 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.048% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.063% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 9
Average daily rate £325 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £625 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.90 £11.02
% change year-on-year
- +207.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5041 4725 5880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.08% 74.88% 72.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3685 3616 4145
Average daily rate £450 £450 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 52 93
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £16.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Market Research
London

Market Research
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Market Research across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Market Research across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Market Research Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Market Research also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Market Research.

1 12 (60.00%) Marketing
2 5 (25.00%) CRM
2 5 (25.00%) Product Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) German Language
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) Direct Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Google
5 2 (10.00%) Pay per click
5 2 (10.00%) Statistics
5 2 (10.00%) Psychology
5 2 (10.00%) Human Factors
5 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Display Advertising
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Dutch Language
5 2 (10.00%) Search Engine Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Product Management
5 2 (10.00%) Advertising
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) SEO
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) Siebel
5 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse

Market Research
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Market Research also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Market Research. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) OLAP
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 12 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (15.00%) German Language
3 2 (10.00%) Dutch Language
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) French Language
4 1 (5.00%) Danish Language
4 1 (5.00%) Italian Language
4 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.00%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Product Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Marketing Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Product Marketing Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Research Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Market Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Market Research Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery Coordinator
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) User Experience Researcher
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Product Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.00%) User Experience Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Statistics
1 2 (10.00%) Psychology
1 2 (10.00%) Human Factors
1 2 (10.00%) New Media
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) CRM
1 5 (25.00%) Product Marketing
2 4 (20.00%) Usability Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Direct Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Pay per click
4 2 (10.00%) Display Advertising
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Search Engine Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Product Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) SEO
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Campaign Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.00%) Qualitative Research
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (10.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Siebel
3 1 (5.00%) comScore
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Omniture
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