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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Research
Rank 514 538 501
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -37
Contract jobs citing Market Research 58 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.064% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.087% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 17 20
Average daily rate
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£468 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £350 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.62%
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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
38343 34678 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.75% 74.28% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25330 21958 19908
Average daily rate £425 £403 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1031 1366
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 November 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
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 November 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 +6 30 £450 +9.09% 7
South East -28 4 £520 +38.66% 5
East of England -11 3 £450 - 2
South West - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 4
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Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 62 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (38.10%) Degree
3 54 (36.73%) Usability Testing
4 51 (34.69%) User Experience
5 49 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (33.33%) Human Factors
6 40 (27.21%) Psychology
7 25 (17.01%) Marketing
8 23 (15.65%) Qualitative Research
9 16 (10.88%) Customer Insight
9 16 (10.88%) Mentoring
10 14 (9.52%) HTML
10 14 (9.52%) SQL
11 13 (8.84%) Analytics
12 11 (7.48%) Finance
12 11 (7.48%) Project Management
13 10 (6.80%) JavaScript
13 10 (6.80%) Data Analysis
13 10 (6.80%) Supplier Management
14 9 (6.12%) User Stories
15 8 (5.44%) Mobile App
15 8 (5.44%) jQuery
15 8 (5.44%) Microsoft
16 7 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (4.76%) SQL Server
16 7 (4.76%) CSS
16 7 (4.76%) Windows
16 7 (4.76%) MS Excel
17 6 (4.08%) Open Source
17 6 (4.08%) Product Management

Market Research
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 4 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.04%) SAS
2 3 (2.04%) IIS
2 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.36%) SPSS
3 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.04%) Office 365
2 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) Firewall
1 3 (2.04%) SAN
1 3 (2.04%) NAS
1 3 (2.04%) VLAN
1 3 (2.04%) HSRP
2 2 (1.36%) AMQP
2 2 (1.36%) LDAP
2 2 (1.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.36%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.36%) DB2
4 2 (1.36%) MySQL
4 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.68%) MS Access
5 1 (0.68%) OLAP
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.36%) RubyMine
3 1 (0.68%) FrontPage
3 1 (0.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.68%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.68%) Expression Web
General
1 25 (17.01%) Marketing
2 11 (7.48%) Finance
3 5 (3.40%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.04%) Retail
5 2 (1.36%) Advertising
5 2 (1.36%) Local Government
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) French Language
Job Titles
1 22 (14.97%) Analyst
2 12 (8.16%) Business Analyst
2 12 (8.16%) Developer
2 12 (8.16%) Consultant
3 8 (5.44%) Procurement Manager
4 7 (4.76%) User Experience Researcher
4 7 (4.76%) Head of User Experience
5 6 (4.08%) IT Procurement Manager
6 4 (2.72%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (2.72%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (2.72%) Project Manager
6 4 (2.72%) IT Consultant
6 4 (2.72%) Web Developer
6 4 (2.72%) Procurement Consultant
6 4 (2.72%) Product Manager
7 3 (2.04%) Firewall Consultant
7 3 (2.04%) Data Analyst
7 3 (2.04%) Network Consultant
7 3 (2.04%) Administrator
7 3 (2.04%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.52%) HTML
2 8 (5.44%) jQuery
3 7 (4.76%) CSS
4 6 (4.08%) .NET
5 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (2.72%) HTML5
6 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.04%) JSP
6 3 (2.04%) Web Services
6 3 (2.04%) XML
6 3 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (2.04%) CSS3
7 2 (1.36%) RESTful
7 2 (1.36%) JSON
7 2 (1.36%) XSD
7 2 (1.36%) Servlets
7 2 (1.36%) JMS
7 2 (1.36%) Ajax
8 1 (0.68%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 51 (34.69%) User Experience
2 49 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (33.33%) Human Factors
3 40 (27.21%) Psychology
4 8 (5.44%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.08%) Open Source
6 4 (2.72%) Social Media
7 3 (2.04%) NHS
8 2 (1.36%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.36%) Social Network
8 2 (1.36%) Statistics
8 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Economics
9 1 (0.68%) FMCG
9 1 (0.68%) Online Games
9 1 (0.68%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.68%) Blog
9 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.76%) Windows
2 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.40%) UNIX
4 4 (2.72%) Linux
5 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.68%) Android
7 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (36.73%) Usability Testing
3 23 (15.65%) Qualitative Research
4 16 (10.88%) Customer Insight
4 16 (10.88%) Mentoring
5 13 (8.84%) Analytics
6 11 (7.48%) Project Management
7 10 (6.80%) Data Analysis
7 10 (6.80%) Supplier Management
8 9 (6.12%) User Stories
9 7 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.08%) Product Management
10 6 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.08%) Business Analysis
11 5 (3.40%) Web Design
11 5 (3.40%) Change Management
11 5 (3.40%) CRM
11 5 (3.40%) Web Development
11 5 (3.40%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (2.72%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.52%) SQL
2 10 (6.80%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.04%) Ruby
3 3 (2.04%) Java
4 2 (1.36%) PHP
4 2 (1.36%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.36%) VB
4 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.36%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.68%) Python
5 1 (0.68%) C#
5 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 56 (38.10%) Degree
2 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) CEH
3 1 (0.68%) CISM
3 1 (0.68%) CISSP
3 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) GAMP
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.36%) HDFS
Vendors
1 8 (5.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.40%) Confirmit
3 4 (2.72%) Google
3 4 (2.72%) Mercator
4 3 (2.04%) VMware
4 3 (2.04%) Cisco
4 3 (2.04%) HP
4 3 (2.04%) Dell
4 3 (2.04%) Oracle
4 3 (2.04%) SonicWALL
4 3 (2.04%) NETGEAR
4 3 (2.04%) Omniture
5 2 (1.36%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.36%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.36%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe
6 1 (0.68%) comScore
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