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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Competitor Analysis
Rank 565 557 515
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -42
Contract jobs citing Competitor Analysis 21 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.017% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £275 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
38728 36307 31355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.28% 75.63% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24983 23317 19199
Average daily rate £418 £400 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1116 1099 985
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -12.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £50.00 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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
London +26 18 £300 +9.09% 9
East of England - 2 £400 -
North East - 1 £525 -
Competitor Analysis
UK

Competitor Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Usability Testing
2 13 (52.00%) Information Architecture
3 12 (48.00%) User Experience
4 11 (44.00%) HTML
4 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (44.00%) CSS
5 10 (40.00%) jQuery
5 10 (40.00%) Ajax
6 9 (36.00%) CSS3
6 9 (36.00%) HTML5
7 6 (24.00%) HTTP
7 6 (24.00%) W3C
7 6 (24.00%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (20.00%) Backbone.js
8 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (16.00%) Axure RP
9 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (16.00%) Web Design
10 3 (12.00%) Marketing
10 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (12.00%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (12.00%) Market Research
11 2 (8.00%) BDD
11 2 (8.00%) New Media
11 2 (8.00%) Software Licensing
11 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (8.00%) User Stories
11 2 (8.00%) Scrum

Competitor Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (20.00%) UI Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Designer
4 5 (20.00%) UI Programmer
5 4 (16.00%) UX Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) User Experience Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) IT Assistant
7 2 (8.00%) Procurement Assistant
8 1 (4.00%) Strategy Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (4.00%) UX Designer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Procurement Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) HTML
1 11 (44.00%) CSS
2 10 (40.00%) Ajax
2 10 (40.00%) jQuery
3 9 (36.00%) HTML5
3 9 (36.00%) CSS3
4 5 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (8.00%) XHTML
7 1 (4.00%) SAML
7 1 (4.00%) JSP
7 1 (4.00%) OAuth
7 1 (4.00%) JSTL
7 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.00%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) User Experience
2 6 (24.00%) W3C
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) New Media
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Psychology
4 1 (4.00%) Ergonomics
4 1 (4.00%) Video on Demand
4 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Usability Testing
2 13 (52.00%) Information Architecture
3 6 (24.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Web Design
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.00%) Market Research
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) UML
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.00%) User Stories
6 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) Use Case
6 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Cadence
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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