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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Research
Rank 160 212 190
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -22
Contract jobs citing Market Research 6 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.017% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.021% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Median daily rate £425 £475 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +50.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £475 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £419 £380
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +10.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £120.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +700.00%
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
2919 4781 4626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.33% 80.65% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2374 3786 3439
Median daily rate £475 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 47 47
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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
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 24 July 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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) User Experience
3 5 (55.56%) Psychology
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Usability Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Guerrilla Research
5 3 (33.33%) Service Design
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) Marketing
5 3 (33.33%) Data Management
6 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Business Development
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) Legal
6 2 (22.22%) MBA
6 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
6 2 (22.22%) Billing
6 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (22.22%) Pentaho
6 2 (22.22%) Tableau
6 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
6 2 (22.22%) Greenplum

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%) Digital User Researcher
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Product Owner
3 1 (11.11%) Product Owner
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) User Experience
2 5 (55.56%) 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Guerrilla Research
2 4 (44.44%) Usability Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Data Management
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Service Design
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Business Development
4 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Competitor Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
5 1 (11.11%) Ethnography
5 1 (11.11%) Human Factors
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
5 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) 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