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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Competitor Analysis
Rank 567 566 499
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -67
Contract jobs citing Competitor Analysis 12 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.033% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.044% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 4
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£300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £350 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £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
38871 38571 31935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.61% 75.29% 74.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24647 24360 19546
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1130 1000
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.25 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +4 12 £300 - 7
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 4
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Competitor Analysis
UK

Competitor Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 9 (64.29%) Usability Testing
1 9 (64.29%) Information Architecture
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) User Experience
3 6 (42.86%) Ajax
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) HTML5
4 5 (35.71%) CSS3
5 4 (28.57%) Backbone.js
5 4 (28.57%) Axure RP
5 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 3 (21.43%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (21.43%) W3C
6 3 (21.43%) HTTP
6 3 (21.43%) Web Design
7 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (14.29%) XHTML
7 2 (14.29%) New Media
7 2 (14.29%) Marketing
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
8 1 (7.14%) Analytics
8 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (7.14%) User Stories

Competitor Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (21.43%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Designer
3 3 (21.43%) User Experience Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 2 (14.29%) UI Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior User Experience Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) UX Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) UX Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Strategy Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) Ajax
2 6 (42.86%) jQuery
3 5 (35.71%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
4 4 (28.57%) Backbone.js
4 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (14.29%) XHTML
7 1 (7.14%) SAML
7 1 (7.14%) JSP
7 1 (7.14%) OAuth
7 1 (7.14%) JSTL
7 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (7.14%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) W3C
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) New Media
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Video on Demand
4 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Usability Testing
1 9 (64.29%) Information Architecture
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) SWOT Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Market Research
4 1 (7.14%) Online Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Cadence
1 1 (7.14%) Google
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