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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 542 483 484
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +1
Contract jobs citing Economics 63 95 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.57% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 61 32
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£375 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £290 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £550 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £375 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 -
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
16811 16795 16233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.26% 32.95% 33.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10742 10205 10002
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 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 697 669
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 August 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 August 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 +2 30 £425 -15.00% 24
South East -14 14 £398 +2.16% 13
South West -8 6 £363 -4.60% 4
North East -23 5 £425 +22.30% 2
West Midlands +7 4 £275 -35.29% 3
East Midlands -11 2 £338 -30.76% 2
East of England -8 1 £240 -11.11%
Midlands - 1 £513 -
Economics
UK

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 68 (46.90%) Project Management
2 60 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (33.10%) Finance
4 47 (32.41%) Change Management
5 45 (31.03%) Degree
6 43 (29.66%) Security Cleared
7 36 (24.83%) SC Cleared
8 35 (24.14%) Project Planning
9 28 (19.31%) MS Office
10 26 (17.93%) Microsoft
10 26 (17.93%) Programme Management
11 25 (17.24%) Computer Science
12 23 (15.86%) MS Excel
13 18 (12.41%) SQL
13 18 (12.41%) Mathematics
13 18 (12.41%) Analytics
14 17 (11.72%) PRINCE2
14 17 (11.72%) PMI Certification
15 16 (11.03%) Internet
15 16 (11.03%) ITIL
15 16 (11.03%) HP
16 15 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (10.34%) MS Visio
16 15 (10.34%) Security Management
16 15 (10.34%) Management Information System
17 13 (8.97%) PMP
17 13 (8.97%) MS PowerPoint
17 13 (8.97%) SDLC
18 12 (8.28%) Change Control
18 12 (8.28%) Business Analysis

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (7.59%) SharePoint
1 11 (7.59%) SAS
2 2 (1.38%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.38%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.69%) GemFire
Applications
1 28 (19.31%) MS Office
2 23 (15.86%) MS Excel
3 15 (10.34%) MS Visio
4 13 (8.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.76%) SPSS
6 3 (2.07%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.03%) Internet
2 6 (4.14%) Broadband
3 5 (3.45%) 3G
4 4 (2.76%) 3GPP
4 4 (2.76%) LTE
5 3 (2.07%) LAN
6 2 (1.38%) SDH
6 2 (1.38%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.38%) DWDM
6 2 (1.38%) ATM
6 2 (1.38%) VoLTE
6 2 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.38%) Wireless
7 1 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.69%) NGN
7 1 (0.69%) 4G
7 1 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.83%) Hadoop
2 6 (4.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.45%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.76%) MS Access
5 3 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.38%) Impala
6 2 (1.38%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.69%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.69%) Big Data
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Rational Rose
2 3 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.69%) NCover
3 1 (0.69%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.69%) ProC
3 1 (0.69%) NUnit
3 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 48 (33.10%) Finance
2 11 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.90%) Banking
4 8 (5.52%) Front Office
5 5 (3.45%) Multimedia
5 5 (3.45%) Military
6 4 (2.76%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.07%) Marketing
8 2 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.69%) Legal
9 1 (0.69%) Advertising
9 1 (0.69%) Local Government
9 1 (0.69%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (35.17%) Project Manager
2 35 (24.14%) Analyst
3 17 (11.72%) Business Analyst
4 11 (7.59%) Developer
5 6 (4.14%) Data Scientist
6 5 (3.45%) Data Analyst
6 5 (3.45%) PMO Manager
7 4 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (2.76%) Software Developer
7 4 (2.76%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (2.76%) Programmer
8 3 (2.07%) Consultant
8 3 (2.07%) Architect
8 3 (2.07%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.07%) SAP Project Manager
8 3 (2.07%) Strategy Manager
8 3 (2.07%) Architecture Manager
8 3 (2.07%) SAP Manager
8 3 (2.07%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (1.38%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.83%) .NET
2 6 (4.14%) Middleware
3 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.76%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.76%) Grails
4 4 (2.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.69%) HTML5
5 1 (0.69%) HTML
5 1 (0.69%) WCF
5 1 (0.69%) WinForms
5 1 (0.69%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.69%) Web Services
5 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (17.24%) Computer Science
3 18 (12.41%) Mathematics
4 15 (10.34%) Management Information System
5 12 (8.28%) PMI
6 9 (6.21%) Statistics
7 7 (4.83%) Visualisation
8 6 (4.14%) Life Science
9 5 (3.45%) Credit Risk
10 4 (2.76%) Applied Mathematics
11 3 (2.07%) Neural Network
12 2 (1.38%) Fixed Income
12 2 (1.38%) Mainframe
12 2 (1.38%) Physics
12 2 (1.38%) User Experience
12 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.52%) Windows
2 6 (4.14%) UNIX
3 3 (2.07%) Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (46.90%) Project Management
2 47 (32.41%) Change Management
3 35 (24.14%) Project Planning
4 26 (17.93%) Programme Management
5 18 (12.41%) Analytics
6 17 (11.72%) PRINCE2
7 16 (11.03%) ITIL
8 15 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (10.34%) Security Management
9 13 (8.97%) SDLC
10 12 (8.28%) Change Control
10 12 (8.28%) Service Management
10 12 (8.28%) Business Analysis
11 11 (7.59%) ITSM
12 9 (6.21%) Service Delivery
12 9 (6.21%) Migration
12 9 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (6.21%) Critical Success Factor
13 8 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (5.52%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.41%) SQL
2 12 (8.28%) Python
3 10 (6.90%) Java
4 9 (6.21%) R
5 8 (5.52%) C#
6 6 (4.14%) VBA
7 4 (2.76%) C++
7 4 (2.76%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.76%) Groovy
8 3 (2.07%) Go
8 3 (2.07%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.38%) Perl
10 1 (0.69%) C
10 1 (0.69%) VB
10 1 (0.69%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.69%) Fortran
10 1 (0.69%) Pascal
10 1 (0.69%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (31.03%) Degree
2 43 (29.66%) Security Cleared
3 36 (24.83%) SC Cleared
4 17 (11.72%) PMI Certification
5 13 (8.97%) PMP
6 8 (5.52%) PhD
7 2 (1.38%) HNC
7 2 (1.38%) HND
7 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.38%) ACCA
7 2 (1.38%) CIMA
8 1 (0.69%) MBA
8 1 (0.69%) GIAC
8 1 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.69%) CFA
8 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.69%) CAPM
8 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.69%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.69%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (4.14%) OPNET
2 3 (2.07%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.03%) HP
3 6 (4.14%) SAP
4 5 (3.45%) Cognos
4 5 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (3.45%) Oracle
5 3 (2.07%) Tableau
6 2 (1.38%) VMware
6 2 (1.38%) Teradata
6 2 (1.38%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.69%) Informatica
7 1 (0.69%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.69%) Actimize
7 1 (0.69%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco
7 1 (0.69%) IBM
7 1 (0.69%) Dell
7 1 (0.69%) Murex
7 1 (0.69%) Calypso
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