The table below looks at the statistics for Market Research skills 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 Market Research over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Research
Rank 139 145 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Market Research 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+15.13% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £120.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+700.00% -
Market Research
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2385 2279 1708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.54% 75.09% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1455 1329 890
Average daily rate £395 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 159 138
Average hourly rate £30.75 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Market Research
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Market Research across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Market Research Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Market Research
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 Market Research across the East of England region.

Market Research Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Market Research
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Market Research across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Market Research Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Market Research
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 Market Research across the East of England region.

Market Research Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Market Research
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 Market Research within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire -3 4 £319 -12.06%
Essex - 3 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £350 -
Market Research
England

Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) User Experience
3 5 (23.81%) Human Factors
3 5 (23.81%) Usability Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Psychology
4 4 (19.05%) Software Licensing
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) Competitor Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Statistics
5 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 3 (14.29%) RHCA
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 3 (14.29%) RHCE
5 3 (14.29%) NetApp
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 3 (14.29%) UNIX
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Data Security
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.52%) FMCG
6 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.52%) Product Management
6 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
6 2 (9.52%) Retail

Market Research
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
1 3 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) IT Assistant
1 4 (19.05%) Procurement Assistant
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Product Manager
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Product Owner
4 1 (4.76%) UX Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Supplier Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Sourcing Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Vendor Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) IT Procurement Manager
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Procurement Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Procurement Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) User Experience
2 5 (23.81%) Human Factors
3 4 (19.05%) Psychology
4 3 (14.29%) Statistics
5 2 (9.52%) FMCG
5 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Usability Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Software Licensing
4 3 (14.29%) Competitor Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Data Security
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
5 2 (9.52%) Product Management
6 1 (4.76%) Customer Insight
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) RHCE
2 3 (14.29%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) NetApp
1 3 (14.29%) Red Hat