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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 523 480 460
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -20
Contract jobs citing Economics 62 96 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.60% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 61 32
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.25 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -59.52%
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
16550 16077 15548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.08% 32.52% 33.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10611 9846 9422
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 £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 627 665
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.00%

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 3 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 3 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
South East -7 25 £380 +1.33% 8
London -39 19 £438 - 22
South West -7 6 £356 -0.69%
West Midlands +3 4 £275 -35.29% 1
North East - 4 £438 -
East Midlands -8 2 £338 -38.63% 2
Yorkshire -20 1 £385 +32.75%
Midlands - 1 £513 -
Economics
UK

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 82 (54.67%) Project Management
2 59 (39.33%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (38.00%) Change Management
4 46 (30.67%) Degree
5 45 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 44 (29.33%) Finance
7 38 (25.33%) Project Planning
8 37 (24.67%) Microsoft
8 37 (24.67%) SC Cleared
9 35 (23.33%) MS Office
10 32 (21.33%) Programme Management
11 29 (19.33%) MS Excel
12 21 (14.00%) PMI Certification
13 20 (13.33%) Service Management
13 20 (13.33%) Computer Science
14 19 (12.67%) PRINCE2
15 18 (12.00%) SQL
15 18 (12.00%) Management Information System
15 18 (12.00%) PMP
16 17 (11.33%) Security Management
16 17 (11.33%) Mathematics
16 17 (11.33%) Analytics
17 16 (10.67%) HP
18 15 (10.00%) Internet
18 15 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
19 14 (9.33%) MS Visio
19 14 (9.33%) ITIL
20 13 (8.67%) SDLC
21 12 (8.00%) Python
21 12 (8.00%) PMI

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.00%) SAS
3 1 (0.67%) GemFire
3 1 (0.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 35 (23.33%) MS Office
2 29 (19.33%) MS Excel
3 15 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (9.33%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.67%) SPSS
6 2 (1.33%) MS Project
7 1 (0.67%) Weka
7 1 (0.67%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.00%) Internet
2 5 (3.33%) 3G
2 5 (3.33%) Broadband
2 5 (3.33%) LAN
3 4 (2.67%) 3GPP
3 4 (2.67%) LTE
4 2 (1.33%) ATM
4 2 (1.33%) VoLTE
4 2 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.33%) Wireless
4 2 (1.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.33%) SDH
4 2 (1.33%) DWDM
5 1 (0.67%) Firewall
5 1 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.67%) NGN
5 1 (0.67%) 4G
5 1 (0.67%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.00%) MS Access
2 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.67%) Impala
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.67%) Mahout
4 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.67%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Rational Rose
2 3 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.33%) NUnit
4 1 (0.67%) JIRA
4 1 (0.67%) NCover
4 1 (0.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.67%) ProC
4 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 44 (29.33%) Finance
2 11 (7.33%) Banking
3 10 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.67%) Front Office
4 7 (4.67%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.00%) Marketing
6 5 (3.33%) Military
7 2 (1.33%) Retail
8 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.67%) Legal
8 1 (0.67%) Advertising
8 1 (0.67%) French Language
8 1 (0.67%) German Language
8 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.67%) Local Government
8 1 (0.67%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (42.00%) Project Manager
2 33 (22.00%) Analyst
3 12 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 11 (7.33%) Developer
5 5 (3.33%) Data Analyst
5 5 (3.33%) PMO Manager
5 5 (3.33%) Data Scientist
6 4 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (2.67%) Programme Manager
6 4 (2.67%) Software Developer
6 4 (2.67%) Architect
6 4 (2.67%) Consultant
7 3 (2.00%) C# Developer
7 3 (2.00%) SAP Project Manager
7 3 (2.00%) Strategy Manager
7 3 (2.00%) SAP Manager
7 3 (2.00%) Architecture Manager
7 3 (2.00%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (2.00%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (2.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.33%) .NET
2 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.33%) Middleware
3 4 (2.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.00%) HTML
5 2 (1.33%) Grails
5 2 (1.33%) HTML5
6 1 (0.67%) SciPy
6 1 (0.67%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.67%) Pandas
6 1 (0.67%) WinForms
6 1 (0.67%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.67%) WCF
6 1 (0.67%) WPF
6 1 (0.67%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.67%) Web Services
6 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (39.33%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 18 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 17 (11.33%) Mathematics
5 12 (8.00%) PMI
6 8 (5.33%) Statistics
6 8 (5.33%) Visualisation
7 7 (4.67%) Life Science
8 3 (2.00%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.00%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.33%) NHS
9 2 (1.33%) Applied Mathematics
9 2 (1.33%) User Experience
9 2 (1.33%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.67%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.67%) Physics
10 1 (0.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.00%) Windows
2 5 (3.33%) UNIX
3 4 (2.67%) Linux
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.67%) VME
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (54.67%) Project Management
2 57 (38.00%) Change Management
3 38 (25.33%) Project Planning
4 32 (21.33%) Programme Management
5 20 (13.33%) Service Management
6 19 (12.67%) PRINCE2
7 17 (11.33%) Security Management
7 17 (11.33%) Analytics
8 14 (9.33%) ITIL
9 13 (8.67%) SDLC
10 11 (7.33%) Change Control
10 11 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (6.67%) ITSM
12 9 (6.00%) Business Analysis
12 9 (6.00%) Critical Success Factor
13 8 (5.33%) Data Analysis
13 8 (5.33%) Service Delivery
14 7 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (4.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.00%) SQL
2 12 (8.00%) Python
3 9 (6.00%) C#
3 9 (6.00%) Java
4 8 (5.33%) VBA
5 5 (3.33%) R
6 4 (2.67%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.67%) C++
7 3 (2.00%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.00%) Go
8 2 (1.33%) Groovy
8 2 (1.33%) Perl
9 1 (0.67%) C
9 1 (0.67%) VB
9 1 (0.67%) COBOL
9 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.67%) XAML
9 1 (0.67%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.67%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 46 (30.67%) Degree
2 45 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 37 (24.67%) SC Cleared
4 21 (14.00%) PMI Certification
5 18 (12.00%) PMP
6 6 (4.00%) PhD
7 3 (2.00%) CISSP
7 3 (2.00%) CISA
8 2 (1.33%) CIMA
8 2 (1.33%) MBA
8 2 (1.33%) GIAC
8 2 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.33%) ACCA
8 2 (1.33%) HNC
8 2 (1.33%) HND
9 1 (0.67%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.67%) ISEB
9 1 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.67%) CFA
9 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 5 (3.33%) OPNET
2 2 (1.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (24.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.67%) HP
3 4 (2.67%) Oracle
3 4 (2.67%) SAP
4 2 (1.33%) Cognos
4 2 (1.33%) Dell
4 2 (1.33%) VMware
4 2 (1.33%) Hyperion
4 2 (1.33%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (0.67%) Informatica
5 1 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.67%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.67%) Mapinfo
5 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.67%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.67%) Actimize
5 1 (0.67%) Tableau
5 1 (0.67%) Murex
5 1 (0.67%) Calypso
5 1 (0.67%) Software AG
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