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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 491 456 442
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -14
Contract jobs citing Economics 88 110 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.70% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 77 45
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£375 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £570 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £14.65 £30.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.18% +71.42%
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
15617 15755 13639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.87% 31.80% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9717 9921 8361
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 £263 £238 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £607 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 576 613 596
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 0 32 £345 -13.58% 4
London -27 30 £423 -6.11% 23
North East -4 7 £451 +14.29%
South West +2 5 £360 +12.50% 2
North West -21 5 - - 7
East Midlands - 4 £451 - 2
East of England - 2 £240 - 1
West Midlands -14 1 £400 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 6
Economics
UK

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 79 (51.63%) Project Management
2 58 (37.91%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (34.64%) Finance
4 49 (32.03%) Degree
5 47 (30.72%) Change Management
6 44 (28.76%) Security Cleared
7 37 (24.18%) Microsoft
8 32 (20.92%) Project Planning
9 30 (19.61%) Programme Management
9 30 (19.61%) SC Cleared
10 29 (18.95%) MS Excel
11 26 (16.99%) MS Office
12 25 (16.34%) PRINCE2
13 23 (15.03%) SQL
13 23 (15.03%) Mathematics
14 20 (13.07%) Computer Science
15 18 (11.76%) Banking
15 18 (11.76%) PMI Certification
15 18 (11.76%) Service Management
15 18 (11.76%) Analytics
16 17 (11.11%) Management Information System
17 16 (10.46%) Python
18 15 (9.80%) PMP
18 15 (9.80%) Statistics
19 14 (9.15%) Investment Banking
19 14 (9.15%) Change Control
20 12 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
20 12 (7.84%) HP
20 12 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
20 12 (7.84%) SAS

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 12 (7.84%) SAS
2 8 (5.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.65%) Liferay
3 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 29 (18.95%) MS Excel
2 26 (16.99%) MS Office
3 12 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (6.54%) MS Visio
5 7 (4.58%) MS Project
6 4 (2.61%) SPSS
7 1 (0.65%) Stata
7 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.65%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Primavera
2 2 (1.31%) SAP FS
3 1 (0.65%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.19%) Internet
2 5 (3.27%) 3G
3 4 (2.61%) LTE
3 4 (2.61%) 3GPP
4 3 (1.96%) Broadband
4 3 (1.96%) LAN
5 2 (1.31%) VoLTE
5 2 (1.31%) DWDM
5 2 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.31%) Wireless
5 2 (1.31%) SDH
5 2 (1.31%) ATM
5 2 (1.31%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.65%) NGN
6 1 (0.65%) Firewall
6 1 (0.65%) Intranet
6 1 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.65%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.27%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.61%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (2.61%) Big Data
4 4 (2.61%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 3 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.31%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.31%) DB2
6 2 (1.31%) QlikView
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.65%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.65%) Mahout
7 1 (0.65%) Impala
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 3 (1.96%) NUnit
2 2 (1.31%) NCover
2 2 (1.31%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.65%) ProC
3 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.65%) SpecFlow
General
1 53 (34.64%) Finance
2 18 (11.76%) Banking
3 14 (9.15%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.23%) Front Office
5 8 (5.23%) Marketing
6 5 (3.27%) Retail
7 3 (1.96%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.31%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.31%) French Language
8 2 (1.31%) Military
9 1 (0.65%) Games
9 1 (0.65%) German Language
9 1 (0.65%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.65%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.65%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (39.87%) Project Manager
2 35 (22.88%) Analyst
3 11 (7.19%) Business Analyst
4 8 (5.23%) Developer
4 8 (5.23%) Data Analyst
5 7 (4.58%) Programme Manager
6 6 (3.92%) Data Scientist
7 5 (3.27%) Business Manager
7 5 (3.27%) Service Manager
7 5 (3.27%) Consultant
8 4 (2.61%) Architect
8 4 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (1.96%) C# Developer
9 3 (1.96%) Data Modeller
9 3 (1.96%) Applications Manager
9 3 (1.96%) Security Manager
9 3 (1.96%) Strategy Manager
9 3 (1.96%) Architecture Manager
9 3 (1.96%) RAD Developer
9 3 (1.96%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.96%) WPF
1 3 (1.96%) Silverlight
1 3 (1.96%) Web Services
1 3 (1.96%) .NET
1 3 (1.96%) Middleware
2 2 (1.31%) D3.js
2 2 (1.31%) Entity Framework
2 2 (1.31%) HTML
2 2 (1.31%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.31%) NHibernate
2 2 (1.31%) WCF
3 1 (0.65%) SciPy
3 1 (0.65%) HTML5
3 1 (0.65%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.65%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 58 (37.91%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (15.03%) Mathematics
3 20 (13.07%) Computer Science
4 17 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 15 (9.80%) Statistics
6 10 (6.54%) PMI
7 6 (3.92%) Visualisation
7 6 (3.92%) Life Science
7 6 (3.92%) Applied Mathematics
8 5 (3.27%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.96%) Derivative
9 3 (1.96%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.31%) User Experience
10 2 (1.31%) FMCG
10 2 (1.31%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.65%) Equities
11 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.92%) Windows
2 4 (2.61%) Linux
2 4 (2.61%) UNIX
3 1 (0.65%) VME
3 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (51.63%) Project Management
2 47 (30.72%) Change Management
3 32 (20.92%) Project Planning
4 30 (19.61%) Programme Management
5 25 (16.34%) PRINCE2
6 18 (11.76%) Service Management
6 18 (11.76%) Analytics
7 14 (9.15%) Change Control
8 12 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (7.19%) ITIL
9 11 (7.19%) Risk Management
10 10 (6.54%) Business Analysis
11 9 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (5.88%) Security Management
12 8 (5.23%) Predictive Modelling
12 8 (5.23%) RAD
12 8 (5.23%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (4.58%) ETL
13 7 (4.58%) ITSM
13 7 (4.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.03%) SQL
2 16 (10.46%) Python
3 11 (7.19%) VBA
4 9 (5.88%) R
5 8 (5.23%) Java
6 5 (3.27%) Go
7 3 (1.96%) C#
8 2 (1.31%) C
8 2 (1.31%) ABAP
9 1 (0.65%) COBOL
9 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.65%) Perl
9 1 (0.65%) VB
9 1 (0.65%) Fortran
9 1 (0.65%) XAML
9 1 (0.65%) Pascal
9 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (32.03%) Degree
2 44 (28.76%) Security Cleared
3 30 (19.61%) SC Cleared
4 18 (11.76%) PMI Certification
5 15 (9.80%) PMP
6 5 (3.27%) PhD
7 4 (2.61%) CISA
7 4 (2.61%) CISSP
8 3 (1.96%) GIAC
9 2 (1.31%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.31%) ACCA
9 2 (1.31%) CIMA
9 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.65%) HNC
10 1 (0.65%) HND
10 1 (0.65%) CISM
10 1 (0.65%) MBA
10 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) TickIT
2 1 (0.65%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.96%) OPNET
1 3 (1.96%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 37 (24.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.84%) HP
3 11 (7.19%) Oracle
4 6 (3.92%) Teradata
5 5 (3.27%) Tableau
6 3 (1.96%) SAP
6 3 (1.96%) Dell
6 3 (1.96%) Informatica
6 3 (1.96%) Ariba
6 3 (1.96%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.96%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (1.31%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.31%) Cognos
7 2 (1.31%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.31%) Cadence
8 1 (0.65%) VMware
8 1 (0.65%) Google
8 1 (0.65%) Netezza
8 1 (0.65%) Planview
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