The table below looks at the statistics for Market Research skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Research 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
Market Research
Rank 534 493 519
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +26
Contract jobs citing Market Research 51 83 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.17% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.22% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 47 16
Average daily rate
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£438 £380 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.13% +44.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £274 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £535 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £70.75 £70.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £120.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+700.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40181 37789 35076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.87% 76.43% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23781 21753
Average daily rate £425 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1086 1099 1020
Average hourly rate £29.00 £24.12 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.23% -25.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

Market Research
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Market Research across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Market Research Jobs Demand Trend in England

Market Research
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Market Research across the England region.

Market Research Daily Rate Trend in England

Market Research
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Market Research across the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Market Research Daily Rate Histogram in England

Market Research
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Market Research across the England region.

Market Research Hourly Rate Trend in England

Market Research
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Market Research across the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Market Research Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Market Research
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 Market Research 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
London -47 19 £425 +7.93% 10
North East -11 14 £460 -16.36%
East of England +5 7 £425 +17.24% 3
North West -21 4 £319 +15.90% 3
East Midlands - 3 £650 - 4
South East -25 2 - - 2
West Midlands - 2 £215 -
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Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Market Research 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 Market Research.

1 68 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (39.33%) Degree
3 55 (36.67%) User Experience
4 52 (34.67%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (32.67%) Psychology
6 40 (26.67%) Human Factors
7 37 (24.67%) Usability Testing
8 22 (14.67%) Customer Insight
9 21 (14.00%) Scrum
9 21 (14.00%) Marketing
10 20 (13.33%) Finance
11 19 (12.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (10.67%) Mentoring
13 15 (10.00%) Business Analysis
13 15 (10.00%) ITIL
13 15 (10.00%) PRINCE2
14 12 (8.00%) Project Management
15 10 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (6.67%) SOA
15 10 (6.67%) TOGAF
15 10 (6.67%) Validation
15 10 (6.67%) Change Management
15 10 (6.67%) SaaS
15 10 (6.67%) PaaS
15 10 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
15 10 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
16 9 (6.00%) Web Services
17 8 (5.33%) E-Commerce
17 8 (5.33%) MS Excel
17 8 (5.33%) SLA

Market Research
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Market Research 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 Market Research. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.33%) Node.js
2 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.00%) MS Office
4 1 (0.67%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.67%) SaaS
1 10 (6.67%) PaaS
2 3 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.67%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.00%) LAN
1 3 (2.00%) WAN
2 2 (1.33%) Internet
3 1 (0.67%) SAN
3 1 (0.67%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.33%) MySQL
3 1 (0.67%) OLAP
3 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.33%) JIRA
2 2 (1.33%) JUnit
2 2 (1.33%) Maven
3 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (14.00%) Marketing
2 20 (13.33%) Finance
3 7 (4.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (4.67%) Legal
4 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.67%) Games
4 4 (2.67%) Banking
4 4 (2.67%) Retail
5 3 (2.00%) Publishing
5 3 (2.00%) Law
6 2 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (14.67%) Analyst
2 13 (8.67%) Architect
2 13 (8.67%) Product Manager
2 13 (8.67%) User Experience Researcher
3 11 (7.33%) Business Analyst
3 11 (7.33%) Developer
4 10 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 8 (5.33%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.67%) Consultant
6 7 (4.67%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (3.33%) Applications Architect
7 5 (3.33%) Enterprise Applications Architect
7 5 (3.33%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 5 (3.33%) Product Owner
8 4 (2.67%) Vendor Manager
8 4 (2.67%) IT Assistant
8 4 (2.67%) Procurement Assistant
9 3 (2.00%) Designer
9 3 (2.00%) Relationships Manager
9 3 (2.00%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.00%) Web Services
2 4 (2.67%) HTML
2 4 (2.67%) jQuery
2 4 (2.67%) CSS
3 3 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (2.00%) WCF
3 3 (2.00%) .NET
3 3 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (1.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.33%) Ember.js
4 2 (1.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.67%) Django
5 1 (0.67%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 55 (36.67%) User Experience
2 52 (34.67%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (32.67%) Psychology
4 40 (26.67%) Human Factors
5 6 (4.00%) Statistics
6 5 (3.33%) Social Media
6 5 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.67%) FMCG
8 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.00%) Online Games
9 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.33%) Bitcoin
10 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.67%) NHS
10 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.67%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.67%) Linux
2 3 (2.00%) UNIX
2 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.67%) Windows
3 1 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (24.67%) Usability Testing
3 22 (14.67%) Customer Insight
4 21 (14.00%) Scrum
5 19 (12.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (10.67%) Mentoring
7 15 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 15 (10.00%) ITIL
7 15 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 12 (8.00%) Project Management
9 10 (6.67%) Change Management
9 10 (6.67%) SOA
9 10 (6.67%) TOGAF
9 10 (6.67%) Validation
9 10 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
9 10 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (5.33%) Supplier Management
10 8 (5.33%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.67%) Product Management
11 7 (4.67%) Qualitative Research
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.33%) SQL
2 4 (2.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.00%) C#
3 3 (2.00%) Java
3 3 (2.00%) Ruby
4 1 (0.67%) Apple Swift
4 1 (0.67%) C
4 1 (0.67%) PHP
4 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.67%) VBA
4 1 (0.67%) Python
4 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 59 (39.33%) Degree
2 10 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.00%) RHCE
3 3 (2.00%) RHCA
4 2 (1.33%) MBA
5 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.33%) SLA
2 4 (2.67%) GAMP
3 3 (2.00%) QA
4 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.00%) HP
2 3 (2.00%) NetApp
2 3 (2.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (2.00%) Teradata
2 3 (2.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (0.67%) Cisco
3 1 (0.67%) IBM
3 1 (0.67%) Google
3 1 (0.67%) comScore
3 1 (0.67%) BroadSoft
3 1 (0.67%) VMware
3 1 (0.67%) Cadence
3 1 (0.67%) Intel
3 1 (0.67%) Citrix
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