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 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Research
Rank 555 490 551
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +61
Contract jobs citing Market Research 50 88 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.17% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.23% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 52 14
Average daily rate
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£440 £425 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +44.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £273 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £640 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £395 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +31.66%
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
40672 38968 36756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.04% 76.46% 75.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26961 24548 23036
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1092 1027
Average hourly rate £30.52 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.69% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £45.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 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 27 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 27 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 -18 21 £430 -9.47% 9
North East -14 17 £470 -34.03% 1
East of England -3 5 £450 +7.78% 1
North West -29 3 £344 +10.00% 6
South East -23 2 £215 -53.00% 7
West Midlands - 2 £215 - 1
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Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 69 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (42.55%) Degree
3 59 (41.84%) User Experience
4 52 (36.88%) Psychology
5 48 (34.04%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (32.62%) Human Factors
7 44 (31.21%) Usability Testing
8 25 (17.73%) Customer Insight
9 22 (15.60%) Scrum
10 19 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (13.48%) Marketing
11 16 (11.35%) Finance
12 15 (10.64%) Business Analysis
12 15 (10.64%) PRINCE2
13 13 (9.22%) ITIL
14 12 (8.51%) User Stories
14 12 (8.51%) Mentoring
15 11 (7.80%) Project Management
16 10 (7.09%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (7.09%) Change Management
16 10 (7.09%) SOA
16 10 (7.09%) Validation
16 10 (7.09%) Enterprise Architecture
16 10 (7.09%) TOGAF
16 10 (7.09%) SaaS
16 10 (7.09%) PaaS
16 10 (7.09%) Portfolio Management
17 8 (5.67%) SC Cleared
17 8 (5.67%) Security Cleared
17 8 (5.67%) E-Commerce

Market Research
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 1 (0.71%) Drupal
1 1 (0.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.42%) MS Office
4 1 (0.71%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.09%) SaaS
1 10 (7.09%) PaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Veeva
2 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) LAN
1 3 (2.13%) WAN
2 2 (1.42%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) SAN
3 1 (0.71%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) OLAP
2 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.55%) JIRA
2 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.71%) JUnit
2 1 (0.71%) Maven
General
1 19 (13.48%) Marketing
2 16 (11.35%) Finance
3 5 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.84%) Legal
4 4 (2.84%) Banking
4 4 (2.84%) Retail
5 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.42%) Games
6 2 (1.42%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.42%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Law
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.71%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 21 (14.89%) Analyst
2 15 (10.64%) User Experience Researcher
3 13 (9.22%) Architect
4 12 (8.51%) Product Manager
5 10 (7.09%) Business Analyst
5 10 (7.09%) Senior Architect
6 7 (4.96%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (4.26%) Consultant
7 6 (4.26%) Developer
8 5 (3.55%) Applications Architect
8 5 (3.55%) Product Owner
8 5 (3.55%) Enterprise Applications Architect
8 5 (3.55%) Senior Enterprise Architect
9 4 (2.84%) Procurement Assistant
9 4 (2.84%) IT Assistant
10 3 (2.13%) Designer
10 3 (2.13%) Business Manager
10 3 (2.13%) Administrator
10 3 (2.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.55%) Web Services
2 2 (1.42%) jQuery
3 1 (0.71%) OAuth
3 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.71%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.71%) Ember.js
3 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (0.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.71%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.71%) WCF
3 1 (0.71%) HTML
3 1 (0.71%) .NET
3 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (41.84%) User Experience
2 52 (36.88%) Psychology
3 48 (34.04%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (32.62%) Human Factors
5 5 (3.55%) Social Media
5 5 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.84%) Statistics
6 4 (2.84%) FMCG
7 3 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.42%) Bitcoin
8 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.71%) NHS
9 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.71%) Online Games
9 1 (0.71%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.71%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.13%) UNIX
1 3 (2.13%) Linux
1 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (31.21%) Usability Testing
3 25 (17.73%) Customer Insight
4 22 (15.60%) Scrum
5 19 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (10.64%) Business Analysis
6 15 (10.64%) PRINCE2
7 13 (9.22%) ITIL
8 12 (8.51%) User Stories
8 12 (8.51%) Mentoring
9 11 (7.80%) Project Management
10 10 (7.09%) Validation
10 10 (7.09%) Change Management
10 10 (7.09%) SOA
10 10 (7.09%) TOGAF
10 10 (7.09%) Portfolio Management
10 10 (7.09%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (5.67%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.26%) Time Management
12 6 (4.26%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.84%) SQL
2 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.71%) VBA
2 1 (0.71%) Ruby
2 1 (0.71%) C
2 1 (0.71%) C#
2 1 (0.71%) Java
2 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (42.55%) Degree
2 10 (7.09%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (5.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.13%) RHCA
4 3 (2.13%) RHCE
5 2 (1.42%) MBA
6 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) SLA
2 2 (1.42%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) GAMP
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (3.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.13%) HP
2 3 (2.13%) NetApp
2 3 (2.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.71%) VMware
3 1 (0.71%) Cadence
3 1 (0.71%) Teradata
3 1 (0.71%) comScore
3 1 (0.71%) BroadSoft
3 1 (0.71%) Rackspace
3 1 (0.71%) Intel
3 1 (0.71%) Citrix
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco
3 1 (0.71%) IBM
Warwickshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Fusion Experience
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago