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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Research
Rank 190 219 212
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -7
Contract jobs citing Market Research 10 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.083% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.11% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
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£308 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £348 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £431 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
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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
4462 5505 5941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.10% 76.55% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3356 4070 4380
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 67 94
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -33.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £11.80 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 (45.00%) Marketing
2 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) User Experience
3 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (25.00%) Psychology
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (20.00%) CSS
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Web Development
5 4 (20.00%) jQuery
5 4 (20.00%) Qualitative Research
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (20.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) CSS3
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.00%) DB2
7 2 (10.00%) Java
7 2 (10.00%) JSP
7 2 (10.00%) Servlets
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (10.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LDAP
1 2 (10.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (45.00%) Marketing
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Designer
3 1 (5.00%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience Researcher
3 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Web Designer
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Security Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) HTML5
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) CSS3
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.00%) RESTful
5 2 (10.00%) JSP
5 2 (10.00%) Servlets
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) XSD
5 2 (10.00%) JMS
5 2 (10.00%) Ajax
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) User Experience
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Psychology
3 2 (10.00%) Human Factors
3 2 (10.00%) Social Network
3 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) Social Media
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Web Development
2 4 (20.00%) Qualitative Research
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Data Management
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Usability Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Segmentation
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) R
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) CISM
2 1 (5.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (10.00%) Google
1 2 (10.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft