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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Research over the 3 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Research
Rank 460 526 537
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +11
Contract jobs citing Market Research 156 95 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 50 45
Median daily rate £450 £426 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £315 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £450 £403
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+214.28% +34.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+214.28% -
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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
40198 39621 38823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.04% 79.28% 78.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26933 25441 24848
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 892 1135 1182
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £28.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Market Research
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Market Research as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 May 2016.

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
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 Market Research within the England region over the 3 months to 23 May 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 +26 70 £475 +18.75% 7
Yorkshire +19 25 £450 -
South East +3 23 £325 -40.90% 4
West Midlands +9 19 £400 - 1
North East - 16 £450 -
East Midlands +10 2 £200 -69.23% 2
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Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Market Research 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 Market Research.

1 201 (74.44%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (73.70%) User Experience
3 180 (66.67%) Psychology
4 158 (58.52%) Analytical Skills
5 148 (54.81%) Usability Testing
6 146 (54.07%) Human Factors
7 145 (53.70%) Degree
8 122 (45.19%) Ethnography
9 115 (42.59%) Service Design
10 50 (18.52%) Customer Insight
11 29 (10.74%) User Stories
11 29 (10.74%) Analytics
12 25 (9.26%) Mentoring
13 20 (7.41%) Security Cleared
14 15 (5.56%) Axure RP
14 15 (5.56%) Marketing
15 14 (5.19%) Line Management
16 13 (4.81%) Qualitative Research
17 12 (4.44%) R
17 12 (4.44%) French Language
18 11 (4.07%) Finance
18 11 (4.07%) Mobile App
19 9 (3.33%) Data Analytics
19 9 (3.33%) Apple iOS
19 9 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
19 9 (3.33%) Android
19 9 (3.33%) Use Case
20 8 (2.96%) Statistics
20 8 (2.96%) Telecoms
20 8 (2.96%) Scrum

Market Research
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 8 (2.96%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.48%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.37%) MS Office
2 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.37%) Heroku
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.37%) Bluetooth
1 1 (0.37%) DNS
1 1 (0.37%) Internet
1 1 (0.37%) Network Security
1 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.37%) Wireless
1 1 (0.37%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.96%) Apache Hive
1 8 (2.96%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.37%) Big Data
3 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.37%) GIS
3 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.37%) MS Access
3 1 (0.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (5.56%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 15 (5.56%) Marketing
2 12 (4.44%) French Language
3 11 (4.07%) Finance
4 8 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.48%) Advertising
5 4 (1.48%) Retail
6 3 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.74%) Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 200 (74.07%) User Researcher
2 83 (30.74%) User Experience Researcher
3 74 (27.41%) Digital User Researcher
4 18 (6.67%) Senior User Researcher
5 8 (2.96%) Senior User Experience Researcher
6 7 (2.59%) Analyst
7 5 (1.85%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (1.48%) Category Manager
8 4 (1.48%) Data Engineer
8 4 (1.48%) Data Scientist
8 4 (1.48%) Hadoop Engineer
8 4 (1.48%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 4 (1.48%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 4 (1.48%) Research Manager
8 4 (1.48%) Senior Digital User Researcher
9 3 (1.11%) Consultant
9 3 (1.11%) Data Analyst
9 3 (1.11%) IT Manager
10 2 (0.74%) Data Manager
10 2 (0.74%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.96%) Web Services
2 2 (0.74%) CSS
2 2 (0.74%) CSS3
2 2 (0.74%) HTML
2 2 (0.74%) HTML5
3 1 (0.37%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.37%) Ember.js
3 1 (0.37%) Material Design
3 1 (0.37%) Sass
3 1 (0.37%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 199 (73.70%) User Experience
2 180 (66.67%) Psychology
3 158 (58.52%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.07%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.96%) Statistics
6 5 (1.85%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.11%) FMCG
8 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.74%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.74%) Life Science
8 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.74%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.74%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.37%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.37%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.37%) NHS
9 1 (0.37%) Replication
9 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.33%) Android
1 9 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (74.44%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (54.81%) Usability Testing
3 146 (54.07%) Human Factors
4 122 (45.19%) Ethnography
5 115 (42.59%) Service Design
6 50 (18.52%) Customer Insight
7 29 (10.74%) Analytics
7 29 (10.74%) User Stories
8 25 (9.26%) Mentoring
9 14 (5.19%) Line Management
10 13 (4.81%) Qualitative Research
11 9 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (3.33%) Data Analytics
11 9 (3.33%) Use Case
12 8 (2.96%) Machine Learning
12 8 (2.96%) Open Source
12 8 (2.96%) Scrum
13 7 (2.59%) Workflow
14 5 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (1.48%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.44%) R
2 8 (2.96%) Python
2 8 (2.96%) Scala
3 6 (2.22%) SQL
4 1 (0.37%) C#
4 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.37%) MapBasic
4 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.37%) Ruby
4 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 145 (53.70%) Degree
2 20 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.96%) PhD
4 4 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) GISP
6 1 (0.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
1 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (1.11%) Tableau
2 2 (0.74%) Alteryx
2 2 (0.74%) Google
2 2 (0.74%) IBM
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (0.74%) Netezza
3 1 (0.37%) Cognos
3 1 (0.37%) Coremetrics
3 1 (0.37%) hybris
3 1 (0.37%) Mapinfo
3 1 (0.37%) Mercator
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle
3 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow
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