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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Research
Rank 498 499 492
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Market Research 74 64 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.14% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.18% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 15
Average daily rate
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£444 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £203 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £469 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -55.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £54.30
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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
37161 35673 30835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.42% 75.44% 73.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23489 22217 18883
Average daily rate £425 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1070 1065 1029
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.88 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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
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 27 March 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 +9 41 £350 -9.67% 18
South East -38 10 £550 +23.94% 3
Yorkshire -7 9 £450 - 2
East of England +5 8 £473 +11.17% 4
North West - 2 £470 - 3
West Midlands -7 1 - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
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Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 67 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (45.04%) Human Factors
3 58 (44.27%) Degree
4 57 (43.51%) Usability Testing
4 57 (43.51%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (37.40%) User Experience
6 45 (34.35%) Psychology
7 19 (14.50%) Customer Insight
8 16 (12.21%) Finance
9 15 (11.45%) Analytics
10 13 (9.92%) Web Services
11 12 (9.16%) Marketing
11 12 (9.16%) Mentoring
12 10 (7.63%) Qualitative Research
13 9 (6.87%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (6.87%) SQL Server
13 9 (6.87%) Google Analytics
13 9 (6.87%) Google
14 8 (6.11%) Software Engineering
14 8 (6.11%) Security Cleared
14 8 (6.11%) .NET
14 8 (6.11%) C#
14 8 (6.11%) GAMP
14 8 (6.11%) Financial Modelling
15 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 7 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET
15 7 (5.34%) ITIL
15 7 (5.34%) MVC

Market Research
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.53%) Node.js
3 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.87%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.76%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) SaaS
1 4 (3.05%) PaaS
2 3 (2.29%) Office 365
2 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.76%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) PBX
1 1 (0.76%) HTTP
1 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.53%) MySQL
3 1 (0.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) JUnit
1 2 (1.53%) Maven
1 2 (1.53%) JIRA
1 2 (1.53%) RubyMine
2 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (12.21%) Finance
2 12 (9.16%) Marketing
3 9 (6.87%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.82%) Legal
4 5 (3.82%) Publishing
5 3 (2.29%) Games
5 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.29%) Law
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) French Language
6 1 (0.76%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 18 (13.74%) Analyst
2 16 (12.21%) Developer
3 10 (7.63%) Business Analyst
4 8 (6.11%) Product Manager
5 7 (5.34%) Architect
5 7 (5.34%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.58%) Consultant
6 6 (4.58%) User Experience Researcher
7 5 (3.82%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.05%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (3.05%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.05%) Marketing Manager
8 4 (3.05%) Senior Architect
9 3 (2.29%) Vendor Manager
9 3 (2.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 3 (2.29%) SharePoint Architect
9 3 (2.29%) Senior Product Manager
9 3 (2.29%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.29%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (2.29%) Relationships Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.92%) Web Services
2 8 (6.11%) .NET
3 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.34%) WCF
3 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (4.58%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (3.82%) RESTful
6 4 (3.05%) CSS
6 4 (3.05%) HTML
6 4 (3.05%) jQuery
7 2 (1.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (1.53%) Ember.js
7 2 (1.53%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.76%) WPF
8 1 (0.76%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 59 (45.04%) Human Factors
2 57 (43.51%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (37.40%) User Experience
4 45 (34.35%) Psychology
5 4 (3.05%) Open Source
6 3 (2.29%) Social Media
6 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.29%) Statistics
6 3 (2.29%) Online Games
7 2 (1.53%) Blog
7 2 (1.53%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.76%) NHS
8 1 (0.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.76%) Windows
1 1 (0.76%) Linux
1 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
1 1 (0.76%) Android
1 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (43.51%) Usability Testing
3 19 (14.50%) Customer Insight
4 15 (11.45%) Analytics
5 12 (9.16%) Mentoring
6 10 (7.63%) Qualitative Research
7 8 (6.11%) Financial Modelling
7 8 (6.11%) Software Engineering
8 7 (5.34%) ITIL
8 7 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.34%) MVC
9 6 (4.58%) Project Management
9 6 (4.58%) Business Analysis
9 6 (4.58%) Supplier Management
9 6 (4.58%) Product Management
9 6 (4.58%) Scrum
9 6 (4.58%) User Stories
10 5 (3.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (3.05%) Change Management
11 4 (3.05%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.11%) C#
2 6 (4.58%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.58%) SQL
2 6 (4.58%) Ruby
3 3 (2.29%) Java
4 2 (1.53%) PHP
4 2 (1.53%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.76%) Python
5 1 (0.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 58 (44.27%) Degree
2 8 (6.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) GAMP
2 3 (2.29%) SLA
3 2 (1.53%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (6.87%) Google
2 3 (2.29%) Rackspace
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.29%) Teradata
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe
3 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
3 1 (0.76%) BroadSoft
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