The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 132 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Economics 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% - 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+22.59% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Economics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
698 667 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.80% 27.39% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 324 328
Average daily rate £388 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 95 86
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Economics across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Economics across the East of England region.

Economics Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Economics
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Economics across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Economics Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Economics
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Economics across the East of England region.

Economics Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Economics
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 4 £330 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £433 -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Economics 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 Economics.

1 14 (66.67%) SQL
1 14 (66.67%) Statistics
1 14 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 12 (57.14%) Python
2 12 (57.14%) SAS
2 12 (57.14%) Operations Research
2 12 (57.14%) Applied Mathematics
2 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 12 (57.14%) Predictive Modelling
2 12 (57.14%) Algorithms
3 11 (52.38%) Oracle
3 11 (52.38%) ETL
3 11 (52.38%) Teradata
3 11 (52.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 11 (52.38%) Hadoop
3 11 (52.38%) Oracle ODI
4 10 (47.62%) Informatica
4 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
5 7 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
6 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (28.57%) Project Management
6 6 (28.57%) R
7 4 (19.05%) Revenue Management
8 3 (14.29%) CA
8 3 (14.29%) Change Management
8 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 3 (14.29%) Planview
8 3 (14.29%) CA Clarity
9 2 (9.52%) VBA

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Economics 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 Economics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (57.14%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) CA Clarity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 11 (52.38%) Hadoop
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle ODI
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Data Scientist
2 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Data Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Commercial Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Data Modeller
4 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Statistics
1 14 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 12 (57.14%) Applied Mathematics
2 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 12 (57.14%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Operations Research
1 12 (57.14%) Predictive Modelling
2 11 (52.38%) ETL
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 6 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Revenue Management
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
6 2 (9.52%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.76%) CMMI
7 1 (4.76%) Budget Control
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) eTOM
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) R
4 2 (9.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) TickIT
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
1 11 (52.38%) Teradata
2 10 (47.62%) Informatica
3 3 (14.29%) Planview
3 3 (14.29%) CA
4 2 (9.52%) Tableau