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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Market Research
London / City of London
Rank 147 144 190
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +46
Contract jobs citing Market Research 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.094% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.11% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £441 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.48% +39.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £425 £470
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 - -

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
2497 2763 4322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.90% 86.80% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1980 2193 3371
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 33
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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
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 23 February 2017, 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 6 (37.50%) Facebook
1 6 (37.50%) Service Design
2 5 (31.25%) Chatbot
2 5 (31.25%) Contract Management
2 5 (31.25%) Cognitive Psychology
2 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 5 (31.25%) User Experience
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) PLM
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Marketing
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) Psychology
2 5 (31.25%) Product Marketing
3 3 (18.75%) Competitor Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Human Factors
3 3 (18.75%) Ethnography
3 3 (18.75%) Scorecard
4 2 (12.50%) Guerrilla Research
4 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Insight
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow

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:

Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Chatbot
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
General
1 5 (31.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) User Researcher
2 5 (31.25%) Applications Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Mobile Product Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Product Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Digital User Researcher
3 2 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Information Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Service Design
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Cognitive Psychology
2 5 (31.25%) Contract Management
2 5 (31.25%) PLM
2 5 (31.25%) Product Marketing
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Psychology
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Competitor Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Ethnography
3 3 (18.75%) Human Factors
3 3 (18.75%) Scorecard
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Insight
4 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Guerrilla Research
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Facebook
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter