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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Research
Rank 493 545 532
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -13
Contract jobs citing Market Research 90 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.042% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.056% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 13 24
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£425 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £448 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £70.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - -
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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
38157 35471 37978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.55% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24108 22248 22476
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 974 1367
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +51 53 £475 +52.00% 17
East of England - 10 £425 - 3
South East - 9 £450 - 4
North West - 8 £313 - 2
South West - 4 £380 -
West Midlands - - - -
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Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 43 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
1 43 (27.56%) Degree
2 36 (23.08%) Marketing
3 35 (22.44%) Psychology
4 28 (17.95%) Human Factors
4 28 (17.95%) Usability Testing
5 25 (16.03%) SQL
6 22 (14.10%) HTML
7 21 (13.46%) Qualitative Research
8 19 (12.18%) Analytics
9 18 (11.54%) Project Management
10 17 (10.90%) E-Commerce
10 17 (10.90%) Data Analysis
11 16 (10.26%) Finance
12 15 (9.62%) Supplier Management
13 14 (8.97%) SQL Server
14 13 (8.33%) CSS
14 13 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (8.33%) Microsoft
14 13 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (7.69%) JavaScript
15 12 (7.69%) Business Analysis
15 12 (7.69%) Customer Insight
16 11 (7.05%) MS Office
16 11 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (7.05%) MS Excel
16 11 (7.05%) Data Management
17 10 (6.41%) Windows
17 10 (6.41%) jQuery
17 10 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008

Market Research
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.21%) IIS
3 4 (2.56%) SAS
4 1 (0.64%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (7.05%) MS Office
1 11 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.92%) SPSS
3 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.56%) SaaS
2 3 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.21%) SAN
1 5 (3.21%) Firewall
1 5 (3.21%) VLAN
1 5 (3.21%) NAS
2 4 (2.56%) Network Security
3 3 (1.92%) Internet
4 2 (1.28%) LDAP
4 2 (1.28%) AMQP
5 1 (0.64%) HSRP
5 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.56%) Pentaho
6 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.28%) MySQL
7 2 (1.28%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.28%) DB2
7 2 (1.28%) OLAP
7 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.21%) FrontPage
1 5 (3.21%) Expression Web
2 4 (2.56%) JIRA
2 4 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.92%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 36 (23.08%) Marketing
2 16 (10.26%) Finance
3 9 (5.77%) Retail
4 6 (3.85%) Advertising
4 6 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.85%) German Language
5 4 (2.56%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.28%) Local Government
6 2 (1.28%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.28%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) French Language
7 1 (0.64%) Danish Language
7 1 (0.64%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.64%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.64%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.64%) Games
7 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (23.08%) Analyst
2 22 (14.10%) Business Analyst
3 16 (10.26%) Developer
4 13 (8.33%) Consultant
5 9 (5.77%) User Experience Researcher
6 7 (4.49%) Head of User Experience
7 6 (3.85%) Procurement Manager
7 6 (3.85%) Product Manager
8 5 (3.21%) SQL Developer
8 5 (3.21%) Programmer
8 5 (3.21%) Security Consultant
8 5 (3.21%) Network Consultant
8 5 (3.21%) Payments Business Analyst
9 4 (2.56%) NHS Business Analyst
9 4 (2.56%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (2.56%) Front-End Web Developer
9 4 (2.56%) IT Consultant
9 4 (2.56%) Web Developer
9 4 (2.56%) Procurement Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.10%) HTML
2 13 (8.33%) CSS
3 10 (6.41%) jQuery
4 8 (5.13%) .NET
5 4 (2.56%) XML
5 4 (2.56%) HTML5
5 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (1.92%) Web Services
6 3 (1.92%) CSS3
6 3 (1.92%) Flash
6 3 (1.92%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.92%) JSP
7 2 (1.28%) Servlets
7 2 (1.28%) XSD
7 2 (1.28%) JMS
7 2 (1.28%) Ajax
7 2 (1.28%) JSON
7 2 (1.28%) RESTful
8 1 (0.64%) REST
8 1 (0.64%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.44%) Psychology
2 28 (17.95%) Human Factors
3 7 (4.49%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.85%) NHS
5 4 (2.56%) Economics
5 4 (2.56%) Statistics
6 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.92%) Social Media
7 2 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.28%) Copywriting
7 2 (1.28%) Social Network
7 2 (1.28%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.64%) Online Games
8 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.64%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.64%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.64%) mHealth
8 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.41%) Windows
2 8 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (3.85%) UNIX
4 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.21%) Linux
5 3 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.92%) Android
6 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (17.95%) Usability Testing
3 21 (13.46%) Qualitative Research
4 19 (12.18%) Analytics
5 18 (11.54%) Project Management
6 17 (10.90%) E-Commerce
6 17 (10.90%) Data Analysis
7 15 (9.62%) Supplier Management
8 13 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 12 (7.69%) Customer Insight
10 11 (7.05%) Data Management
11 9 (5.77%) Product Management
12 8 (5.13%) Strategic Planning
12 8 (5.13%) CRM
12 8 (5.13%) Change Management
13 7 (4.49%) Predictive Modelling
14 6 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.03%) SQL
2 12 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.49%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.56%) Java
5 2 (1.28%) C#
5 2 (1.28%) VB
5 2 (1.28%) Python
5 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.28%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.64%) R
6 1 (0.64%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 43 (27.56%) Degree
2 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.64%) CISSP
2 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.64%) CISM
2 1 (0.64%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.64%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Puppet
1 1 (0.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.13%) Mercator
3 7 (4.49%) Confirmit
4 6 (3.85%) VMware
4 6 (3.85%) Omniture
5 5 (3.21%) SonicWALL
5 5 (3.21%) HP
5 5 (3.21%) Dell
5 5 (3.21%) Cisco
5 5 (3.21%) NETGEAR
5 5 (3.21%) Tableau
6 4 (2.56%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.56%) Greenplum
6 4 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.92%) Google
7 3 (1.92%) Adobe
7 3 (1.92%) SAP
7 3 (1.92%) comScore
8 2 (1.28%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.28%) Oracle
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