The table below looks at the statistics for Competitor Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Competitor Analysis over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Competitor Analysis
Rank 595 607 602
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing Competitor Analysis 29 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.030% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.037% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 4
Median daily rate £395 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £242 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £715
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £20.91 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.50
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41317 42757 40955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.43% 81.22% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27580 28391 26049
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1057 1189 1143
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Competitor Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Competitor Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Competitor Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in England

Competitor Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Competitor Analysis Daily Rate Trend in England

Competitor Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Competitor Analysis across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Competitor Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in England

Competitor Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Competitor Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in England

Competitor Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Competitor Analysis within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 10 £375 +36.36% 1
South East +17 7 £395 -
North West +16 7 £373 +17.69% 2
West Midlands - 3 £395 -
Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
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Competitor Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Competitor Analysis 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 England region with a requirement for Competitor Analysis.

1 42 (70.00%) User Experience
2 31 (51.67%) HTML
2 31 (51.67%) CSS
2 31 (51.67%) Wireframes
3 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (33.33%) Axure RP
5 19 (31.67%) OmniGraffle
5 19 (31.67%) Analytics
5 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
6 15 (25.00%) Prototyping
7 14 (23.33%) XML
7 14 (23.33%) HTTP
7 14 (23.33%) Degree
8 13 (21.67%) Google
8 13 (21.67%) Google Analytics
8 13 (21.67%) Usability Testing
8 13 (21.67%) Information Architecture
8 13 (21.67%) Scrum
9 12 (20.00%) Benchmarking
9 12 (20.00%) W3C
9 12 (20.00%) HTML5
9 12 (20.00%) CSS3
9 12 (20.00%) jQuery
9 12 (20.00%) Ajax
10 11 (18.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
10 11 (18.33%) Adobe
11 10 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
11 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (16.67%) Taxonomies

Competitor Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 3 (5.00%) Confluence
2 2 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (31.67%) OmniGraffle
2 11 (18.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (15.00%) Photoshop
4 4 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (6.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (5.00%) InVision
6 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) HTTP
2 4 (6.67%) Broadband
3 3 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Big Data
1 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 9 (15.00%) JIRA
3 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (10.00%) Retail
2 4 (6.67%) Electronics
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Legal
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Designer
2 21 (35.00%) UX Designer
3 14 (23.33%) Developer
4 12 (20.00%) UI Developer
4 12 (20.00%) UI/UX Developer
4 12 (20.00%) UX Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Analyst
6 8 (13.33%) Business Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Senior Designer
7 7 (11.67%) Senior UX Designer
8 6 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Angular Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (6.67%) User Researcher
10 3 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Web Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Web Applications Business Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Web Business Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (51.67%) CSS
1 31 (51.67%) HTML
2 14 (23.33%) XML
3 12 (20.00%) Ajax
3 12 (20.00%) CSS3
3 12 (20.00%) HTML5
3 12 (20.00%) jQuery
4 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.67%) Flash
5 4 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (70.00%) User Experience
2 12 (20.00%) W3C
3 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (16.67%) Taxonomies
4 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.33%) Social Media
5 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.67%) Life Science
5 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Android
1 6 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) Wireframes
2 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.67%) Analytics
4 15 (25.00%) Prototyping
5 13 (21.67%) Information Architecture
5 13 (21.67%) Scrum
5 13 (21.67%) Usability Testing
6 12 (20.00%) Benchmarking
7 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
8 10 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
9 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 9 (15.00%) User Stories
10 7 (11.67%) Project Management
11 6 (10.00%) Front End Development
12 5 (8.33%) B2C
12 5 (8.33%) Pay per click
12 5 (8.33%) PRINCE
12 5 (8.33%) RUP
13 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (6.67%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) C
3 1 (1.67%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Google
2 11 (18.33%) Adobe
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) Amdocs
6 1 (1.67%) Cognos
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com