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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Economics
Rank 540 554 527
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Contract jobs citing Economics 84 69 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.39% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 47 62
Median daily rate £381 £398 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.31% +4.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £228 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £17.25 £14.11 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.29% -52.98%
UK excluding London median 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
16499 17594 17324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.32% 33.42% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10728 11164 10644
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 739 756
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.02 £18.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +4.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.14 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Economics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +32 53 £425 -5.55% 18
South East +4 15 £333 -11.92% 4
North East -11 7 £350 +268.42%
West Midlands - 4 £330 - 1
North West +14 1 £388 +3.33% 1
East Midlands -11 1 £408 +20.74%
Midlands - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Economics
UK

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Economics 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 Economics.

1 55 (39.86%) Degree
2 52 (37.68%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (36.96%) Finance
4 46 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 42 (30.43%) SQL
6 37 (26.81%) Project Management
7 32 (23.19%) Banking
8 29 (21.01%) Analytics
9 27 (19.57%) Statistics
9 27 (19.57%) Change Management
9 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
10 24 (17.39%) Security Cleared
10 24 (17.39%) SDLC
11 23 (16.67%) Programme Management
12 22 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (14.49%) Investment Banking
13 20 (14.49%) Data Mining
13 20 (14.49%) SAS
13 20 (14.49%) MS Excel
13 20 (14.49%) SC Cleared
14 18 (13.04%) MS Office
14 18 (13.04%) Risk Management
14 18 (13.04%) Software Engineering
14 18 (13.04%) Computer Science
15 17 (12.32%) Java
15 17 (12.32%) Open Source
16 16 (11.59%) Technical Analysis
16 16 (11.59%) R
17 15 (10.87%) Tableau
17 15 (10.87%) Visualisation

Economics
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 20 (14.49%) SAS
2 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.45%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.45%) Confluence
3 2 (1.45%) GemFire
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.04%) MS Office
3 15 (10.87%) SPSS
4 9 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (5.80%) MS Project
6 3 (2.17%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.17%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.72%) Office 365
3 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.17%) Firewall
1 3 (2.17%) Internet
1 3 (2.17%) LAN
1 3 (2.17%) SAN
1 3 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (2.17%) WLAN
2 2 (1.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.49%) Data Mining
2 5 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.90%) QlikView
3 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.17%) Big Data
5 2 (1.45%) GIS
5 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.72%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.72%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.72%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.72%) DB2
6 1 (0.72%) OLAP
6 1 (0.72%) OLTP
6 1 (0.72%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.72%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (2.17%) JIRA
2 2 (1.45%) Toad
3 1 (0.72%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.72%) JSUnit
3 1 (0.72%) JUnit
3 1 (0.72%) NUnit
3 1 (0.72%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.72%) Subversion
3 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (36.96%) Finance
2 32 (23.19%) Banking
3 20 (14.49%) Investment Banking
4 15 (10.87%) Marketing
5 10 (7.25%) Legal
6 8 (5.80%) Retail
7 7 (5.07%) Front Office
8 4 (2.90%) Advertising
9 3 (2.17%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.45%) Billing
10 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.72%) Back Office
11 1 (0.72%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.72%) French Language
11 1 (0.72%) Law
11 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (36.96%) Analyst
2 37 (26.81%) Project Manager
3 18 (13.04%) Developer
4 14 (10.14%) Data Analyst
5 13 (9.42%) Java Developer
6 12 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 12 (8.70%) Programme Manager
6 12 (8.70%) Risk Analyst
6 12 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.97%) Agile Developer
7 11 (7.97%) Agile Java Developer
7 11 (7.97%) Senior Agile Developer
7 11 (7.97%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 11 (7.97%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (6.52%) Applications Manager
8 9 (6.52%) Applications Project Manager
9 8 (5.80%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 7 (5.07%) Team Leader
11 6 (4.35%) Credit Analyst
11 6 (4.35%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.42%) Spring
2 11 (7.97%) Hibernate
2 11 (7.97%) J2SE
3 3 (2.17%) .NET
3 3 (2.17%) CSS
3 3 (2.17%) HTML
3 3 (2.17%) HTML5
3 3 (2.17%) Middleware
4 2 (1.45%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.45%) CSS3
4 2 (1.45%) Flash
4 2 (1.45%) jQuery
4 2 (1.45%) Sass
4 2 (1.45%) Silverlight
4 2 (1.45%) XML
5 1 (0.72%) Doctrine
5 1 (0.72%) LESS
5 1 (0.72%) MLlib
5 1 (0.72%) React
5 1 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (37.68%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 27 (19.57%) Statistics
4 18 (13.04%) Computer Science
5 15 (10.87%) Visualisation
6 12 (8.70%) Credit Risk
7 9 (6.52%) Physics
8 8 (5.80%) Market Risk
9 7 (5.07%) Fixed Income
9 7 (5.07%) User Experience
10 6 (4.35%) Derivative
10 6 (4.35%) Equities
10 6 (4.35%) Management Information System
11 5 (3.62%) Virtual Team
12 4 (2.90%) Algorithms
12 4 (2.90%) Data Extraction
12 4 (2.90%) Data Structures
12 4 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (2.17%) Digital Media
13 3 (2.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.52%) Windows
2 4 (2.90%) Unix
3 3 (2.17%) Linux
3 3 (2.17%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.17%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.81%) Project Management
2 29 (21.01%) Analytics
3 27 (19.57%) Change Management
4 24 (17.39%) SDLC
5 23 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 22 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (13.04%) Risk Management
7 18 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 17 (12.32%) Open Source
9 16 (11.59%) Technical Analysis
10 13 (9.42%) Pair Programming
10 13 (9.42%) Project Planning
10 13 (9.42%) Service Management
10 13 (9.42%) Workflow
11 12 (8.70%) Data Transformation
11 12 (8.70%) Migration
12 11 (7.97%) Data Migration
12 11 (7.97%) Data Visualisation
12 11 (7.97%) Operations Research
12 11 (7.97%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.43%) SQL
2 17 (12.32%) Java
3 16 (11.59%) R
4 8 (5.80%) VBA
5 7 (5.07%) Python
6 6 (4.35%) MATLAB
7 4 (2.90%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.45%) C
8 2 (1.45%) C#
8 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.45%) SAS Macro
8 2 (1.45%) Scala
9 1 (0.72%) C++
9 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.72%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 55 (39.86%) Degree
2 24 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 20 (14.49%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.17%) A+ Certification
4 3 (2.17%) CFA
5 2 (1.45%) ACCA
5 2 (1.45%) CIMA
5 2 (1.45%) CISA
5 2 (1.45%) CISM
5 2 (1.45%) CISSP
5 2 (1.45%) MBA
5 2 (1.45%) PMP
5 2 (1.45%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.72%) CAPM
6 1 (0.72%) CBAP
6 1 (0.72%) PhD
6 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.70%) QA
2 7 (5.07%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.62%) SLA
4 3 (2.17%) MiFID
5 2 (1.45%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.72%) Basel II
6 1 (0.72%) Basel III
6 1 (0.72%) EMIR
6 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) MOM
1 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.87%) Tableau
3 9 (6.52%) Google
4 5 (3.62%) Oracle
5 3 (2.17%) HP
5 3 (2.17%) Informatica
6 2 (1.45%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.45%) Murex
6 2 (1.45%) SAP
6 2 (1.45%) Sybase
7 1 (0.72%) Adobe
7 1 (0.72%) Alias
7 1 (0.72%) IBM
7 1 (0.72%) Palantir
7 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.72%) Teradata
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