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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Research over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Research
Rank 150 184 200
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +16
Contract jobs citing Market Research 4 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 8
Average daily rate £513 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.37% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £328 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £470 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+214.28% -
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
2958 4428 4982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.71% 80.54% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2396 3452 3669
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016.

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 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) User Experience
2 5 (71.43%) Usability Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Psychology
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Service Design
5 2 (28.57%) Ethnography
5 2 (28.57%) Qualitative Research
6 1 (14.29%) Life Science
6 1 (14.29%) Quantitative Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) Competitor Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Big Data
6 1 (14.29%) Analytics
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) Cognos
6 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) User Researcher
2 2 (28.57%) Senior User Experience Researcher
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience Researcher
3 1 (14.29%) Digital User Researcher
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) User Experience
2 4 (57.14%) Psychology
3 1 (14.29%) Life Science
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Usability Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Ethnography
3 2 (28.57%) Qualitative Research
3 2 (28.57%) Service Design
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Competitor Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos
1 1 (14.29%) IBM