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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Competitor Analysis over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Competitor Analysis
Rank 575 589 559
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Contract jobs citing Competitor Analysis 21 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.008% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.011% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 10
Average daily rate £300 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Competitor Analysis
UK

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
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Competitor Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Competitor Analysis across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Competitor Analysis within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +22 18 £300 -20.00% 12
South East - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £230 - 2
Competitor Analysis
UK

Competitor Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Competitor Analysis 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 Competitor Analysis.

1 22 (56.41%) Marketing
2 17 (43.59%) User Experience
2 17 (43.59%) E-Commerce
3 13 (33.33%) Analytics
4 12 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (25.64%) Information Architecture
7 9 (23.08%) Google Analytics
7 9 (23.08%) Tableau
7 9 (23.08%) SQL
7 9 (23.08%) SEO
7 9 (23.08%) Web Analytics
7 9 (23.08%) Google
8 8 (20.51%) HTML
8 8 (20.51%) Algorithms
8 8 (20.51%) QA
8 8 (20.51%) Degree
9 7 (17.95%) Web Design
10 6 (15.38%) CMS
10 6 (15.38%) Retail
10 6 (15.38%) Content Management
10 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
10 6 (15.38%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (12.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (12.82%) Usability Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Adobe
11 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
11 5 (12.82%) MS Office
12 4 (10.26%) Java
12 4 (10.26%) VBA

Competitor Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Competitor Analysis 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 Competitor Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.38%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) OmniGraffle
2 5 (12.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.82%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Google Analytics
2 4 (10.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.56%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Broadband
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Apache Hive
1 4 (10.26%) Big Data
1 4 (10.26%) BigQuery
1 4 (10.26%) Data Mining
1 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 22 (56.41%) Marketing
2 6 (15.38%) Retail
2 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Electronics
3 3 (7.69%) Finance
4 2 (5.13%) Games
5 1 (2.56%) Advertising
5 1 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Analyst
1 11 (28.21%) Designer
1 11 (28.21%) UX Designer
2 6 (15.38%) Architect
2 6 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Digital Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Marketing Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Digital Marketing Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Lead Architect
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) User Experience Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Digital Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Excel Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Marketing Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.13%) SEO Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.13%) User Experience Researcher
6 2 (5.13%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) HTML
2 3 (7.69%) CSS
2 3 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) User Experience
2 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (20.51%) Algorithms
4 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.26%) Economics
4 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
4 4 (10.26%) Statistics
5 2 (5.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Android
1 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) E-Commerce
2 13 (33.33%) Analytics
3 12 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (25.64%) Information Architecture
5 9 (23.08%) SEO
5 9 (23.08%) Web Analytics
6 7 (17.95%) Web Design
7 6 (15.38%) Content Management
8 5 (12.82%) Usability Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.69%) Business Development
9 3 (7.69%) Heuristic Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) ITIL
10 2 (5.13%) CMMI
10 2 (5.13%) CRM
10 2 (5.13%) Customer Insight
10 2 (5.13%) eTOM
10 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.13%) Project Management
10 2 (5.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) Python
2 4 (10.26%) VBA
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Google
1 9 (23.08%) Tableau
2 5 (12.82%) Adobe
3 2 (5.13%) Huawei
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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