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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Research
Rank 530 574 561
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -13
Contract jobs citing Market Research 94 62 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 29 44
Median daily rate £425 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £325 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £515 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £120.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £120.00 -
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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
41378 42813 40900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.41% 81.15% 77.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27602 28419 26033
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1058 1189 1138
Median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +3 37 £450 +5.26% 22
South East +29 14 £588 +80.76% 98
Yorkshire +23 13 £450 - 31
West Midlands - 13 £400 - 34
North West +13 6 £401 +6.80% 43
North East -35 6 £400 -14.89% 12
East Midlands - 4 £250 - 26
South West +12 1 £375 -0.66% 42
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Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 175 (78.48%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (70.85%) User Experience
3 149 (66.82%) Psychology
4 137 (61.43%) Degree
5 135 (60.54%) Customer Insight
6 133 (59.64%) Analytical Skills
7 117 (52.47%) Usability Testing
8 107 (47.98%) Human Factors
9 104 (46.64%) Service Design
10 102 (45.74%) Ethnography
11 99 (44.39%) Guerrilla Research
12 20 (8.97%) SQL
13 18 (8.07%) Marketing
14 17 (7.62%) Finance
15 16 (7.17%) Prototyping
15 16 (7.17%) User Stories
16 14 (6.28%) Analytics
17 13 (5.83%) Tableau
17 13 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
18 11 (4.93%) E-Commerce
18 11 (4.93%) Line Management
19 10 (4.48%) Actionable Insight
19 10 (4.48%) MS Excel
19 10 (4.48%) CRM
19 10 (4.48%) Security Cleared
20 9 (4.04%) Data Management
20 9 (4.04%) Business Analysis
20 9 (4.04%) Legal
20 9 (4.04%) B2B
21 8 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint

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 6 (2.69%) SAS
1 6 (2.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.14%) UserZoom
4 4 (1.79%) MS Office
4 4 (1.79%) SPSS
5 2 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.45%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.35%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.14%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (2.69%) Pentaho
3 5 (2.24%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (0.90%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.90%) QlikView
6 1 (0.45%) Big Data
6 1 (0.45%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.45%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 7 (3.14%) Axure RP
1 7 (3.14%) JIRA
2 6 (2.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (8.07%) Marketing
2 17 (7.62%) Finance
3 9 (4.04%) Legal
4 7 (3.14%) Billing
4 7 (3.14%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.14%) Publishing
5 5 (2.24%) French Language
6 3 (1.35%) Retail
7 2 (0.90%) Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (72.20%) User Researcher
2 87 (39.01%) User Experience Researcher
3 48 (21.52%) Digital User Researcher
4 10 (4.48%) Analyst
5 6 (2.69%) Senior User Researcher
6 5 (2.24%) E-Commerce Manager
7 4 (1.79%) Customer Analyst
7 4 (1.79%) Customer Insight Analyst
7 4 (1.79%) Insight Analyst
7 4 (1.79%) Operations Manager
7 4 (1.79%) Research Manager
8 3 (1.35%) Business Analyst
8 3 (1.35%) Developer
8 3 (1.35%) Project Manager
8 3 (1.35%) Research Analyst
9 2 (0.90%) Consultant
9 2 (0.90%) Data Analyst
9 2 (0.90%) Data Manager
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (0.90%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.90%) .NET
2 1 (0.45%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.45%) CSS
2 1 (0.45%) CSS3
2 1 (0.45%) Flash
2 1 (0.45%) HTML
2 1 (0.45%) HTML5
2 1 (0.45%) Material Design
2 1 (0.45%) Sass
2 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 158 (70.85%) User Experience
2 149 (66.82%) Psychology
3 133 (59.64%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.14%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (2.24%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.79%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.35%) Social Media
8 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.90%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.90%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.90%) NHS
8 2 (0.90%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.45%) FMCG
9 1 (0.45%) Life Science
9 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.90%) Android
1 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (78.48%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (60.54%) Customer Insight
3 117 (52.47%) Usability Testing
4 107 (47.98%) Human Factors
5 104 (46.64%) Service Design
6 102 (45.74%) Ethnography
7 99 (44.39%) Guerrilla Research
8 16 (7.17%) Prototyping
8 16 (7.17%) User Stories
9 14 (6.28%) Analytics
10 13 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (4.93%) E-Commerce
11 11 (4.93%) Line Management
12 10 (4.48%) Actionable Insight
12 10 (4.48%) CRM
13 9 (4.04%) B2B
13 9 (4.04%) Business Analysis
13 9 (4.04%) Data Management
14 7 (3.14%) Competitive Intelligence
14 7 (3.14%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.97%) SQL
2 3 (1.35%) C
3 2 (0.90%) R
4 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 137 (61.43%) Degree
2 10 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.24%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.35%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.90%) MBA
6 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.35%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) Actionable Recommendations
2 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 13 (5.83%) Tableau
2 6 (2.69%) Atlassian
2 6 (2.69%) Greenplum
2 6 (2.69%) SAP
3 4 (1.79%) Cognos
3 4 (1.79%) Coremetrics
4 3 (1.35%) Brio
4 3 (1.35%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (1.35%) Omniture
5 2 (0.90%) Alteryx
5 2 (0.90%) Google
5 2 (0.90%) IBM
5 2 (0.90%) Netezza
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle
5 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.90%) Sophos
6 1 (0.45%) hybris
6 1 (0.45%) Teradata
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