The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Competitor Analysis
Rank 548 543 544
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Competitor Analysis 5 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.006% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% 0.009% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 8
Average daily rate
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£488 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £413 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35674 33981 37500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.45% 73.32% 70.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22568 21050 21971
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 994 1335
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Competitor Analysis
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 +15 2 £400 -13.51% 8
South East - 2 £488 - 1
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
Competitor Analysis
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Competitor Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) OmniGraffle
1 11 (55.00%) Axure RP
2 9 (45.00%) Usability Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Information Architecture
4 7 (35.00%) Photoshop
4 7 (35.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (25.00%) HTML
6 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (25.00%) CSS
6 5 (25.00%) XHTML
6 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (20.00%) Retail
7 4 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (20.00%) Digital Media
7 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (15.00%) JSP
8 3 (15.00%) B2B
8 3 (15.00%) B2C
8 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (15.00%) Marketing
8 3 (15.00%) JSTL
9 2 (10.00%) DHTML
9 2 (10.00%) SAP
9 2 (10.00%) HTTP
9 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (10.00%) W3C

Competitor Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) OmniGraffle
2 7 (35.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (35.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Axure RP
2 4 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (20.00%) Retail
4 3 (15.00%) Marketing
4 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (10.00%) Electronics
6 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) User Experience Designer
1 11 (55.00%) Designer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Designer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior User Experience Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Bid Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Account Director
4 1 (5.00%) Sales Executive
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Head of Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
1 5 (25.00%) XHTML
2 3 (15.00%) JSP
2 3 (15.00%) JSTL
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) DHTML
3 2 (10.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (10.00%) W3C
2 2 (10.00%) DTV
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Usability Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Information Architecture
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (15.00%) B2B
6 3 (15.00%) B2C
7 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (10.00%) Time Management
8 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.00%) Customer Insight
8 1 (5.00%) Customer Segmentation
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Business Development
8 1 (5.00%) Scrum
8 1 (5.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco