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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Research
Rank 484 552 509
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -43
Contract jobs citing Market Research 128 70 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 38 50
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £21.50 £70.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.81% -69.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £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
40583 40631 38403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.50% 79.76% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27251 26714 24507
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 943 1080 1138
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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

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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 30 June 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 +44 62 £450 +12.50% 18
Yorkshire +27 20 £425 +6.25% 1
West Midlands -4 18 £400 +86.04% 1
South East +14 15 £343 -16.96% 3
North East -46 12 £450 -
South West - 1 £225 - 2
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Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 204 (74.45%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (72.63%) User Experience
3 184 (67.15%) Psychology
4 163 (59.49%) Analytical Skills
5 152 (55.47%) Degree
6 144 (52.55%) Usability Testing
7 134 (48.91%) Human Factors
8 110 (40.15%) Service Design
9 109 (39.78%) Ethnography
10 88 (32.12%) Guerrilla Research
11 55 (20.07%) Customer Insight
12 40 (14.60%) Prototyping
13 27 (9.85%) Analytics
14 23 (8.39%) User Stories
15 21 (7.66%) Mentoring
16 20 (7.30%) Security Cleared
16 20 (7.30%) Finance
17 17 (6.20%) UserZoom
18 15 (5.47%) Axure RP
19 14 (5.11%) Marketing
20 12 (4.38%) French Language
20 12 (4.38%) Qualitative Research
20 12 (4.38%) Line Management
21 10 (3.65%) Mobile App
21 10 (3.65%) R
21 10 (3.65%) SQL
22 9 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
22 9 (3.28%) Use Case
22 9 (3.28%) Android
22 9 (3.28%) 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 8 (2.92%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.46%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (6.20%) UserZoom
2 9 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.19%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.73%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.36%) Edge Animate
5 1 (0.36%) MS Office
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.36%) Heroku
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.36%) DNS
1 1 (0.36%) Network Security
1 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.92%) Apache Hive
1 8 (2.92%) Hadoop
2 4 (1.46%) Pentaho
3 2 (0.73%) QlikView
4 1 (0.36%) Big Data
4 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (5.47%) Axure RP
2 5 (1.82%) JIRA
3 4 (1.46%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (7.30%) Finance
2 14 (5.11%) Marketing
3 12 (4.38%) French Language
4 8 (2.92%) Legal
4 8 (2.92%) Publishing
5 5 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.46%) Advertising
6 4 (1.46%) Billing
6 4 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.09%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 196 (71.53%) User Researcher
2 87 (31.75%) User Experience Researcher
3 65 (23.72%) Digital User Researcher
4 18 (6.57%) Senior User Researcher
5 7 (2.55%) Senior User Experience Researcher
6 5 (1.82%) Analyst
7 4 (1.46%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (1.46%) Category Manager
7 4 (1.46%) Data Engineer
7 4 (1.46%) Data Scientist
7 4 (1.46%) Hadoop Engineer
7 4 (1.46%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 4 (1.46%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 4 (1.46%) Research Manager
7 4 (1.46%) Senior Digital User Researcher
8 3 (1.09%) Consultant
8 3 (1.09%) E-Commerce Manager
8 3 (1.09%) IT Manager
8 3 (1.09%) Operations Manager
9 2 (0.73%) Account Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.92%) Web Services
2 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.36%) CSS
2 1 (0.36%) CSS3
2 1 (0.36%) Flash
2 1 (0.36%) HTML
2 1 (0.36%) HTML5
2 1 (0.36%) Material Design
2 1 (0.36%) Sass
2 1 (0.36%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 199 (72.63%) User Experience
2 184 (67.15%) Psychology
3 163 (59.49%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.65%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.92%) Statistics
6 4 (1.46%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.09%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.73%) Life Science
8 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.73%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.73%) Social Media
8 2 (0.73%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.36%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.36%) FMCG
9 1 (0.36%) NHS
9 1 (0.36%) Replication
9 1 (0.36%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.28%) Android
1 9 (3.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (74.45%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (52.55%) Usability Testing
3 134 (48.91%) Human Factors
4 110 (40.15%) Service Design
5 109 (39.78%) Ethnography
6 88 (32.12%) Guerrilla Research
7 55 (20.07%) Customer Insight
8 40 (14.60%) Prototyping
9 27 (9.85%) Analytics
10 23 (8.39%) User Stories
11 21 (7.66%) Mentoring
12 12 (4.38%) Line Management
12 12 (4.38%) Qualitative Research
13 9 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (3.28%) Use Case
14 8 (2.92%) Data Analytics
14 8 (2.92%) Machine Learning
14 8 (2.92%) Scrum
15 7 (2.55%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.65%) R
1 10 (3.65%) SQL
2 8 (2.92%) Python
2 8 (2.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 152 (55.47%) Degree
2 20 (7.30%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.92%) PhD
4 4 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.09%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.73%) MBA
7 1 (0.36%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
1 2 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (2.55%) Tableau
2 4 (1.46%) Atlassian
2 4 (1.46%) Greenplum
3 2 (0.73%) Alteryx
3 2 (0.73%) Google
3 2 (0.73%) IBM
3 2 (0.73%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.73%) Netezza
4 1 (0.36%) Cognos
4 1 (0.36%) Coremetrics
4 1 (0.36%) hybris
4 1 (0.36%) Mercator
4 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
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