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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 490 483 461
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Contract jobs citing Economics 67 56 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.40% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 37
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£450 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £645 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £308 £358
% change year-on-year
+26.62% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
14152 13841 12436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.47% 31.47% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9029 8668 7539
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 554 752
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.91 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -14 25 £500 +51.51% 29
South East +7 18 £398 +29.36% 5
East of England - 8 £330 - 1
North West -13 2 £438 +0.16% 3
South West -17 1 £490 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Economics
UK

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 69 (45.10%) Project Management
2 62 (40.52%) Finance
3 54 (35.29%) Degree
4 52 (33.99%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (32.03%) Change Management
6 41 (26.80%) Security Cleared
7 38 (24.84%) Mathematics
8 33 (21.57%) Computer Science
8 33 (21.57%) SQL
9 31 (20.26%) PRINCE2
9 31 (20.26%) SC Cleared
10 27 (17.65%) Banking
10 27 (17.65%) Project Planning
11 24 (15.69%) Programme Management
12 22 (14.38%) Statistics
13 21 (13.73%) SAS
13 21 (13.73%) Microsoft
14 20 (13.07%) Investment Banking
15 19 (12.42%) Oracle
16 18 (11.76%) Risk Management
16 18 (11.76%) Analytics
17 16 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (10.46%) MS Office
17 16 (10.46%) Python
17 16 (10.46%) Business Analysis
18 15 (9.80%) Hadoop
18 15 (9.80%) Predictive Modelling
19 14 (9.15%) ETL
20 13 (8.50%) Teradata
20 13 (8.50%) Algorithms

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (13.73%) SAS
2 1 (0.65%) Liferay
2 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.65%) Joomla!
2 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (10.46%) MS Office
2 12 (7.84%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.92%) MS Project
4 5 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.96%) SPSS
6 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.65%) Weka
7 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.65%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) SAP MDM
1 2 (1.31%) SAP FS
2 1 (0.65%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.65%) CA Clarity
2 1 (0.65%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.31%) Intranet
2 1 (0.65%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (0.65%) 4G
2 1 (0.65%) LTE
2 1 (0.65%) IPv6
2 1 (0.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.80%) Hadoop
2 11 (7.19%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 11 (7.19%) Oracle ODI
2 11 (7.19%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.23%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.92%) Big Data
5 5 (3.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.96%) QlikView
6 3 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.31%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.31%) DB2
7 2 (1.31%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.65%) Impala
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.65%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.65%) Mahout
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.31%) NUnit
1 2 (1.31%) NCover
2 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) Toad
2 1 (0.65%) ERwin
General
1 62 (40.52%) Finance
2 27 (17.65%) Banking
3 20 (13.07%) Investment Banking
4 11 (7.19%) Marketing
5 8 (5.23%) Front Office
6 5 (3.27%) Legal
6 5 (3.27%) Military
7 4 (2.61%) Games
7 4 (2.61%) Retail
8 3 (1.96%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.96%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.31%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.31%) French Language
10 1 (0.65%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.65%) Publishing
10 1 (0.65%) Automotive
10 1 (0.65%) Law
10 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (41.83%) Project Manager
2 43 (28.10%) Analyst
3 17 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 10 (6.54%) Data Scientist
5 9 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 7 (4.58%) Insight Analyst
6 7 (4.58%) Developer
7 6 (3.92%) Programme Manager
7 6 (3.92%) Consultant
7 6 (3.92%) Senior Manager
7 6 (3.92%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 5 (3.27%) Risk Analyst
8 5 (3.27%) Business Manager
8 5 (3.27%) Credit Analyst
8 5 (3.27%) Service Manager
8 5 (3.27%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (3.27%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (2.61%) C# Developer
9 4 (2.61%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 3 (1.96%) Market Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.61%) WPF
2 3 (1.96%) .NET
3 2 (1.31%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.31%) Web Services
3 2 (1.31%) NHibernate
3 2 (1.31%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.31%) Silverlight
3 2 (1.31%) WCF
3 2 (1.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (1.31%) D3.js
4 1 (0.65%) Pandas
4 1 (0.65%) SciPy
4 1 (0.65%) XML
4 1 (0.65%) XSD
4 1 (0.65%) SOAP
4 1 (0.65%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (33.99%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (24.84%) Mathematics
3 33 (21.57%) Computer Science
4 22 (14.38%) Statistics
5 13 (8.50%) Algorithms
6 12 (7.84%) Applied Mathematics
7 10 (6.54%) Market Risk
7 10 (6.54%) Derivative
8 9 (5.88%) Management Information System
9 8 (5.23%) Credit Risk
10 5 (3.27%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.96%) Online Games
11 3 (1.96%) PMI
11 3 (1.96%) Mainframe
12 2 (1.31%) Fixed Income
12 2 (1.31%) N-Tier
12 2 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (1.31%) Life Science
13 1 (0.65%) Social Media
13 1 (0.65%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.27%) Windows
2 3 (1.96%) UNIX
3 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.65%) CentOS
3 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.65%) Linux
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (45.10%) Project Management
2 49 (32.03%) Change Management
3 31 (20.26%) PRINCE2
4 27 (17.65%) Project Planning
5 24 (15.69%) Programme Management
6 18 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 18 (11.76%) Analytics
7 16 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (10.46%) Business Analysis
8 15 (9.80%) Predictive Modelling
9 14 (9.15%) ETL
10 12 (7.84%) Operations Research
11 11 (7.19%) Service Management
12 10 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (6.54%) Data Modelling
13 8 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (5.23%) Demand Management
14 7 (4.58%) Change Control
14 7 (4.58%) Waterfall
15 6 (3.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.57%) SQL
2 16 (10.46%) Python
3 10 (6.54%) R
4 6 (3.92%) VBA
4 6 (3.92%) C
4 6 (3.92%) Java
5 4 (2.61%) C#
6 3 (1.96%) SAS Macro
6 3 (1.96%) VB
7 2 (1.31%) ABAP
8 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (35.29%) Degree
2 41 (26.80%) Security Cleared
3 31 (20.26%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.27%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.96%) PMP
6 2 (1.31%) CISSP
6 2 (1.31%) CISA
6 2 (1.31%) HND
6 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.65%) GIAC
7 1 (0.65%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) QA
2 3 (1.96%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.31%) SLA
3 2 (1.31%) Basel III
4 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.65%) CDISC
4 1 (0.65%) TickIT
4 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) vSphere
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Graphite
1 1 (0.65%) Puppet
1 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (0.65%) Netcool
1 1 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 21 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.42%) Oracle
3 13 (8.50%) Teradata
4 10 (6.54%) Tableau
4 10 (6.54%) Informatica
5 6 (3.92%) SAP
6 5 (3.27%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.31%) Primavera
7 2 (1.31%) Cadence
7 2 (1.31%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.31%) Ariba
7 2 (1.31%) CA
7 2 (1.31%) HP
8 1 (0.65%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.65%) Hitwise
8 1 (0.65%) Planview
8 1 (0.65%) Omniture
8 1 (0.65%) Google
8 1 (0.65%) Huawei
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco
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