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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Competitor Analysis
Rank 590 598 607
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing Competitor Analysis 29 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.039% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.049% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 2
Median daily rate £375 £319 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £463 £488
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Competitor Analysis
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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
40110 40514 38511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.41% 79.68% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26974 26588 24639
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 915 1082 1144
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +8 13 £335 +11.66% 9
Yorkshire - 5 £375 -
South West - 5 £195 -
West Midlands - 3 £425 - 2
North West - 2 - - 1
South East - 1 - - 3
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Competitor Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 35 (66.04%) User Experience
2 25 (47.17%) Wireframes
3 18 (33.96%) Analytics
3 18 (33.96%) E-Commerce
4 14 (26.42%) Axure RP
5 13 (24.53%) OmniGraffle
5 13 (24.53%) Degree
6 12 (22.64%) Google
6 12 (22.64%) Google Analytics
6 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (20.75%) CSS
7 11 (20.75%) HTML
8 10 (18.87%) Marketing
9 8 (15.09%) Benchmarking
10 7 (13.21%) Adobe
10 7 (13.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (11.32%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
11 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
12 5 (9.43%) SEO
12 5 (9.43%) Retail
12 5 (9.43%) SQL
12 5 (9.43%) Photoshop
12 5 (9.43%) Algorithms
12 5 (9.43%) Taxonomies
12 5 (9.43%) Pay per click
12 5 (9.43%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (7.55%) Wealth Management
13 4 (7.55%) Usability Testing
13 4 (7.55%) Android

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 2 (3.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (24.53%) OmniGraffle
2 7 (13.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (9.43%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.64%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) Broadband
2 2 (3.77%) Internet
2 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Big Data
1 4 (7.55%) Data Mining
2 3 (5.66%) Apache Hive
2 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Axure RP
2 4 (7.55%) JIRA
3 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (18.87%) Marketing
2 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 4 (7.55%) Finance
4 4 (7.55%) Publishing
5 3 (5.66%) Banking
5 3 (5.66%) Electronics
6 2 (3.77%) Advertising
6 2 (3.77%) Legal
6 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Designer
2 24 (45.28%) UX Designer
3 6 (11.32%) Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Designer
4 4 (7.55%) Senior UX Designer
4 4 (7.55%) User Researcher
5 3 (5.66%) Credit Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Web Designer
6 2 (3.77%) Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (3.77%) Interaction Designer
6 2 (3.77%) Product Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.77%) UI Developer
6 2 (3.77%) User Experience Researcher
6 2 (3.77%) UX Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) CSS
1 11 (20.75%) HTML
2 4 (7.55%) XML
3 3 (5.66%) Web Services
4 2 (3.77%) Ajax
4 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.77%) CSS3
4 2 (3.77%) Flash
4 2 (3.77%) HTML5
4 2 (3.77%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (66.04%) User Experience
2 5 (9.43%) Algorithms
2 5 (9.43%) Taxonomies
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.66%) Economics
4 3 (5.66%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.66%) Statistics
5 2 (3.77%) PMI
5 2 (3.77%) Social Media
5 2 (3.77%) W3C
6 1 (1.89%) Life Science
6 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Android
1 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Wireframes
2 18 (33.96%) Analytics
2 18 (33.96%) E-Commerce
3 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.09%) Benchmarking
5 6 (11.32%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (9.43%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (9.43%) Pay per click
6 5 (9.43%) SEO
7 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.55%) Front End Development
7 4 (7.55%) Information Architecture
7 4 (7.55%) Prototyping
7 4 (7.55%) SWOT Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Usability Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Wealth Management
8 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.66%) Web Analytics
9 2 (3.77%) eTOM
9 2 (3.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (9.43%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) Java
3 3 (5.66%) Python
3 3 (5.66%) VBA
4 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Google
2 7 (13.21%) Adobe
3 3 (5.66%) Optimizely
3 3 (5.66%) Tableau
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) Amdocs
5 1 (1.89%) Cognos
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com