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 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Research
Rank 194 203 195
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Market Research 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.074% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.095% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate
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£488 - £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.62%
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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
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 19 December 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 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) Human Factors
2 7 (41.18%) Usability Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Qualitative Research
3 6 (35.29%) Marketing
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) Web Development
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) User Experience
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (11.76%) HDFS
6 2 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
6 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
6 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
6 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) Rackspace
6 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (11.76%) AMQP
6 2 (11.76%) RESTful
6 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
6 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (11.76%) Social Network

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) AMQP
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) DB2
1 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Local Government
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Front-End Web Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
3 1 (5.88%) MI Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Security Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Market Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Procurement Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (11.76%) CSS3
2 2 (11.76%) RESTful
2 2 (11.76%) jQuery
2 2 (11.76%) HTML5
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) JSP
2 2 (11.76%) Servlets
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) XSD
2 2 (11.76%) JMS
2 2 (11.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Human Factors
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
3 2 (11.76%) Social Network
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Psychology
4 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Usability Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Qualitative Research
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) SOA
3 2 (11.76%) Workflow
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CEH
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Rackspace
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
1 2 (11.76%) Google