The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 498 475 465
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -10
Contract jobs citing Economics 66 71 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.49% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 30
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £166 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £683
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £418 £358
% change year-on-year
-16.64% +16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Economics
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14483 14382 12725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.41% 31.44% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9042 8892 7779
Average daily rate £425 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 589 719
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Economics across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Economics across the England region.

Economics Daily Rate Trend in England

Economics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Economics across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Economics Daily Rate Histogram in England

Economics
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Economics across the England region.

Economics Hourly Rate Trend in England

Economics
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 Economics within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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 -28 26 £498 +46.53% 27
South East -30 13 £369 -15.23% 5
South West -17 6 £360 -20.00% 3
North West -12 4 - - 4
East Midlands +1 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 £233 -
West Midlands -6 1 £400 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £250 -
Economics
UK

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Economics 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 Economics.

1 77 (46.67%) Project Management
2 62 (37.58%) Finance
3 61 (36.97%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (35.15%) Degree
5 55 (33.33%) Change Management
6 48 (29.09%) Security Cleared
7 37 (22.42%) SC Cleared
7 37 (22.42%) Mathematics
8 34 (20.61%) SQL
9 31 (18.79%) Microsoft
9 31 (18.79%) Project Planning
9 31 (18.79%) Programme Management
10 30 (18.18%) PRINCE2
11 26 (15.76%) Banking
11 26 (15.76%) Computer Science
12 22 (13.33%) Analytics
13 21 (12.73%) Statistics
13 21 (12.73%) Investment Banking
13 21 (12.73%) MS Excel
13 21 (12.73%) Risk Management
14 20 (12.12%) MS Office
14 20 (12.12%) SAS
15 17 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (9.70%) Service Management
17 15 (9.09%) Oracle
18 14 (8.48%) Python
18 14 (8.48%) Business Analysis
19 13 (7.88%) Marketing
19 13 (7.88%) Data Modelling
19 13 (7.88%) Hadoop

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Economics 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 Economics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (12.12%) SAS
2 2 (1.21%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.61%) Liferay
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.12%) MS Office
3 8 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.64%) MS Project
5 5 (3.03%) SPSS
6 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.21%) Weka
7 1 (0.61%) Stata
7 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) SAP MDM
1 2 (1.21%) SAP FS
2 1 (0.61%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.61%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.21%) LAN
2 1 (0.61%) IPv6
2 1 (0.61%) Intranet
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) 3G
2 1 (0.61%) LTE
2 1 (0.61%) 4G
2 1 (0.61%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.88%) Hadoop
2 8 (4.85%) Big Data
2 8 (4.85%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.24%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 7 (4.24%) Oracle ODI
3 7 (4.24%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.03%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.82%) QlikView
6 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.21%) Impala
7 2 (1.21%) DB2
7 2 (1.21%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.21%) Mahout
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.61%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (1.82%) NUnit
2 2 (1.21%) NCover
3 1 (0.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) Toad
3 1 (0.61%) ERwin
General
1 62 (37.58%) Finance
2 26 (15.76%) Banking
3 21 (12.73%) Investment Banking
4 13 (7.88%) Marketing
5 8 (4.85%) Front Office
6 5 (3.03%) Games
6 5 (3.03%) Military
6 5 (3.03%) Retail
7 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.82%) Legal
7 3 (1.82%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.21%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.21%) French Language
9 1 (0.61%) German Language
9 1 (0.61%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.61%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 75 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 48 (29.09%) Analyst
3 15 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 12 (7.27%) Data Analyst
5 8 (4.85%) Insight Analyst
6 7 (4.24%) Developer
6 7 (4.24%) Consultant
6 7 (4.24%) Senior Manager
7 6 (3.64%) Programme Manager
7 6 (3.64%) Senior Project Manager
7 6 (3.64%) Service Manager
7 6 (3.64%) Data Scientist
8 5 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.03%) Data Modeller
8 5 (3.03%) Business Manager
9 4 (2.42%) Risk Analyst
9 4 (2.42%) C# Developer
9 4 (2.42%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (2.42%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (2.42%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.42%) .NET
1 4 (2.42%) WPF
2 3 (1.82%) Silverlight
2 3 (1.82%) Web Services
3 2 (1.21%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.21%) NHibernate
3 2 (1.21%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.21%) WCF
3 2 (1.21%) SciPy
3 2 (1.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (1.21%) D3.js
3 2 (1.21%) HTML
3 2 (1.21%) Pandas
4 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.61%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (0.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 61 (36.97%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (22.42%) Mathematics
3 26 (15.76%) Computer Science
4 21 (12.73%) Statistics
5 12 (7.27%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.85%) Applied Mathematics
6 8 (4.85%) Algorithms
6 8 (4.85%) Visualisation
6 8 (4.85%) Market Risk
7 7 (4.24%) Credit Risk
7 7 (4.24%) Derivative
8 4 (2.42%) PMI
9 3 (1.82%) Life Science
9 3 (1.82%) Online Games
10 2 (1.21%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.21%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.21%) NHS
10 2 (1.21%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.21%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.64%) Windows
2 4 (2.42%) UNIX
3 3 (1.82%) Linux
4 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.61%) VME
4 1 (0.61%) CentOS
4 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (46.67%) Project Management
2 55 (33.33%) Change Management
3 31 (18.79%) Programme Management
3 31 (18.79%) Project Planning
4 30 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 22 (13.33%) Analytics
6 21 (12.73%) Risk Management
7 17 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (9.70%) Service Management
9 14 (8.48%) Business Analysis
10 13 (7.88%) Data Modelling
11 12 (7.27%) Predictive Modelling
12 10 (6.06%) ETL
12 10 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (4.85%) Operations Research
14 8 (4.85%) Change Control
14 8 (4.85%) Demand Management
15 7 (4.24%) Waterfall
15 7 (4.24%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.61%) SQL
2 14 (8.48%) Python
3 10 (6.06%) R
4 8 (4.85%) VBA
4 8 (4.85%) Java
5 6 (3.64%) C
6 4 (2.42%) C#
7 3 (1.82%) VB
7 3 (1.82%) SAS Macro
8 2 (1.21%) ABAP
9 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.61%) XAML
9 1 (0.61%) COBOL
9 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.61%) Scala
9 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.61%) Golang
Qualifications
1 58 (35.15%) Degree
2 48 (29.09%) Security Cleared
3 37 (22.42%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 9 (5.45%) PMP
6 3 (1.82%) CISSP
6 3 (1.82%) CISA
7 2 (1.21%) HND
7 2 (1.21%) GIAC
7 2 (1.21%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.61%) VCP4
8 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.61%) PhD
8 1 (0.61%) CISM
8 1 (0.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) QA
2 3 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.21%) PMBOK
3 2 (1.21%) Basel III
3 2 (1.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) TickIT
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.61%) Graphite
2 1 (0.61%) Netcool
2 1 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (18.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.09%) Oracle
3 12 (7.27%) Tableau
4 9 (5.45%) Teradata
5 6 (3.64%) Informatica
6 5 (3.03%) Business Objects
6 5 (3.03%) SAP
7 3 (1.82%) HP
7 3 (1.82%) Ariba
7 3 (1.82%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.82%) Primavera
8 2 (1.21%) CA
8 2 (1.21%) Dell
8 2 (1.21%) Cadence
8 2 (1.21%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (0.61%) Vertica
9 1 (0.61%) Google
9 1 (0.61%) Huawei
9 1 (0.61%) Netezza
9 1 (0.61%) Planview
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