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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 500 470 435
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -35
Contract jobs citing Economics 72 93 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.62% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 54 48
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£398 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.45% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £609 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-13.13% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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
14780 14978 13086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.40% 31.67% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9125 9334 8055
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 610 676
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 March 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 March 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
South East -25 21 £345 -13.75% 5
London -34 21 £500 +11.11% 21
South West -5 5 £360 -10.00% 3
North West -11 5 - -
East Midlands - 4 £451 -
East of England - 3 £240 -
West Midlands -8 1 £400 +23.07%
Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 1
Economics
UK

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 80 (47.90%) Project Management
2 62 (37.13%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (33.53%) Finance
4 55 (32.93%) Change Management
4 55 (32.93%) Degree
5 54 (32.34%) Security Cleared
6 43 (25.75%) SC Cleared
7 36 (21.56%) Project Planning
8 35 (20.96%) Programme Management
9 34 (20.36%) PRINCE2
9 34 (20.36%) Microsoft
10 30 (17.96%) Mathematics
11 26 (15.57%) SQL
12 25 (14.97%) MS Excel
13 24 (14.37%) Banking
14 23 (13.77%) MS Office
15 21 (12.57%) Computer Science
16 20 (11.98%) Investment Banking
16 20 (11.98%) Risk Management
17 19 (11.38%) Analytics
18 18 (10.78%) Statistics
19 17 (10.18%) Service Management
19 17 (10.18%) PMI Certification
20 16 (9.58%) SAS
21 15 (8.98%) PMP
22 14 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
22 14 (8.38%) Change Control
23 13 (7.78%) Management Information System
23 13 (7.78%) Python
23 13 (7.78%) Oracle

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (9.58%) SAS
2 5 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.20%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.60%) Liferay
Applications
1 25 (14.97%) MS Excel
2 23 (13.77%) MS Office
3 11 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.59%) MS Project
4 6 (3.59%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.40%) SPSS
6 2 (1.20%) Weka
7 1 (0.60%) Stata
7 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) SAP MDM
1 2 (1.20%) SAP FS
2 1 (0.60%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.40%) Internet
2 2 (1.20%) 3G
2 2 (1.20%) DWDM
2 2 (1.20%) Wireless
2 2 (1.20%) ATM
2 2 (1.20%) LAN
2 2 (1.20%) SDH
2 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.20%) 4G
3 1 (0.60%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.60%) IPv6
3 1 (0.60%) Intranet
3 1 (0.60%) NGN
3 1 (0.60%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.99%) Hadoop
2 8 (4.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.59%) Big Data
3 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.99%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.40%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 4 (2.40%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (2.40%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.20%) Impala
7 2 (1.20%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.20%) Mahout
7 2 (1.20%) QlikView
7 2 (1.20%) DB2
8 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.60%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.60%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 3 (1.80%) NUnit
2 2 (1.20%) NCover
3 1 (0.60%) JIRA
3 1 (0.60%) Toad
3 1 (0.60%) ERwin
3 1 (0.60%) ProC
General
1 56 (33.53%) Finance
2 24 (14.37%) Banking
3 20 (11.98%) Investment Banking
4 12 (7.19%) Marketing
5 9 (5.39%) Front Office
6 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.99%) Retail
7 4 (2.40%) Games
7 4 (2.40%) Military
8 3 (1.80%) Private Banking
9 2 (1.20%) Legal
9 2 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.20%) French Language
10 1 (0.60%) German Language
10 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.60%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.60%) Advertising
10 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (45.51%) Project Manager
2 43 (25.75%) Analyst
3 12 (7.19%) Business Analyst
4 9 (5.39%) Data Analyst
5 8 (4.79%) Developer
6 7 (4.19%) Senior Manager
7 6 (3.59%) Service Manager
7 6 (3.59%) Senior Project Manager
7 6 (3.59%) Programme Manager
7 6 (3.59%) Consultant
7 6 (3.59%) Insight Analyst
8 5 (2.99%) Project Analyst
8 5 (2.99%) Business Manager
9 4 (2.40%) Risk Analyst
9 4 (2.40%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 4 (2.40%) Data Modeller
9 4 (2.40%) C# Developer
9 4 (2.40%) Architect
9 4 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (1.80%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.40%) .NET
1 4 (2.40%) WPF
2 3 (1.80%) Silverlight
2 3 (1.80%) Web Services
3 2 (1.20%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.20%) NHibernate
3 2 (1.20%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.20%) WCF
3 2 (1.20%) SciPy
3 2 (1.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (1.20%) D3.js
3 2 (1.20%) HTML
3 2 (1.20%) Pandas
4 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.60%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (0.60%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 62 (37.13%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (17.96%) Mathematics
3 21 (12.57%) Computer Science
4 18 (10.78%) Statistics
5 13 (7.78%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.79%) PMI
7 7 (4.19%) Derivative
7 7 (4.19%) Visualisation
8 6 (3.59%) Algorithms
8 6 (3.59%) Applied Mathematics
8 6 (3.59%) Credit Risk
8 6 (3.59%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.80%) Online Games
9 3 (1.80%) Life Science
10 2 (1.20%) FMCG
10 2 (1.20%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.20%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.20%) NHS
11 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.19%) Windows
2 4 (2.40%) UNIX
3 3 (1.80%) Linux
4 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.60%) VME
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.60%) CentOS
4 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (47.90%) Project Management
2 55 (32.93%) Change Management
3 36 (21.56%) Project Planning
4 35 (20.96%) Programme Management
5 34 (20.36%) PRINCE2
6 20 (11.98%) Risk Management
7 19 (11.38%) Analytics
8 17 (10.18%) Service Management
9 14 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (8.38%) Change Control
10 11 (6.59%) Data Modelling
10 11 (6.59%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.99%) Predictive Modelling
12 9 (5.39%) ITIL
13 8 (4.79%) ETL
13 8 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (4.79%) Service Delivery
13 8 (4.79%) Demand Management
14 7 (4.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.57%) SQL
2 13 (7.78%) Python
3 10 (5.99%) R
4 9 (5.39%) VBA
4 9 (5.39%) Java
5 6 (3.59%) C
6 4 (2.40%) C#
7 3 (1.80%) Golang
7 3 (1.80%) VB
7 3 (1.80%) SAS Macro
8 2 (1.20%) ABAP
9 1 (0.60%) Scala
9 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.60%) COBOL
9 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.60%) Fortran
9 1 (0.60%) Pascal
9 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.60%) XAML
Qualifications
1 55 (32.93%) Degree
2 54 (32.34%) Security Cleared
3 43 (25.75%) SC Cleared
4 17 (10.18%) PMI Certification
5 15 (8.98%) PMP
6 4 (2.40%) CISSP
6 4 (2.40%) CISA
7 3 (1.80%) GIAC
8 2 (1.20%) HND
8 2 (1.20%) PhD
8 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.60%) CISM
9 1 (0.60%) CIMA
9 1 (0.60%) MBA
9 1 (0.60%) ACCA
9 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.99%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) Basel III
2 2 (1.20%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.80%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.80%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (1.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.60%) Graphite
2 1 (0.60%) Netcool
2 1 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (20.36%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.78%) Oracle
3 9 (5.39%) HP
4 8 (4.79%) Tableau
5 6 (3.59%) Teradata
6 4 (2.40%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.40%) SAP
7 3 (1.80%) Dell
7 3 (1.80%) Ariba
7 3 (1.80%) Informatica
7 3 (1.80%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.80%) Primavera
7 3 (1.80%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (1.20%) Cadence
8 2 (1.20%) CA
9 1 (0.60%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.60%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.60%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
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