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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Research
Rank 481 530 569
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +39
Contract jobs citing Market Research 114 89 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 48 44
Median daily rate £438 £390 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% -19.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £485
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -19.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 - -
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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
38173 41342 39811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.79% 81.45% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25638 27209 26333
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1236 1136
Median hourly rate £29.00 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +17 49 £450 +12.56% 13
Yorkshire +34 22 £425 -1.44% 34
South East +34 17 £425 +28.78% 98
East Midlands +5 8 £275 +28.20% 26
North West +7 5 £388 +17.42% 42
North East -44 5 £400 -5.32% 12
South West +15 4 £400 +5.96% 44
West Midlands -29 4 £450 +15.38% 31
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Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 145 (68.08%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (59.15%) User Experience
2 126 (59.15%) Psychology
3 114 (53.52%) Degree
4 110 (51.64%) Customer Insight
5 104 (48.83%) Service Design
6 103 (48.36%) Analytical Skills
7 99 (46.48%) Usability Testing
8 95 (44.60%) Guerrilla Research
9 85 (39.91%) Ethnography
10 84 (39.44%) Human Factors
11 25 (11.74%) Marketing
12 20 (9.39%) Finance
12 20 (9.39%) Prototyping
12 20 (9.39%) User Stories
13 18 (8.45%) SQL
14 13 (6.10%) Actionable Insight
15 12 (5.63%) Front End Development
15 12 (5.63%) Mentoring
16 11 (5.16%) Analytics
16 11 (5.16%) Project Management
16 11 (5.16%) Legal
16 11 (5.16%) CRM
16 11 (5.16%) Business Analysis
17 10 (4.69%) SAP
17 10 (4.69%) B2B
17 10 (4.69%) Tableau
17 10 (4.69%) Guerrilla Testing
18 9 (4.23%) BusinessObjects
19 8 (3.76%) Service Delivery

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 (2.82%) SAS
2 5 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.88%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.94%) CMS
5 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.82%) SPSS
3 5 (2.35%) Chatbot
3 5 (2.35%) MS Office
3 5 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.41%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.94%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.41%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (0.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.23%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (2.82%) Data Mining
2 6 (2.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (1.88%) MySQL
3 4 (1.88%) Pentaho
4 3 (1.41%) Big Data
4 3 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.94%) QlikView
5 2 (0.94%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.47%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 5 (2.35%) JIRA
2 4 (1.88%) RSpec
2 4 (1.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (11.74%) Marketing
2 20 (9.39%) Finance
3 11 (5.16%) Legal
4 5 (2.35%) Billing
4 5 (2.35%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.35%) Publishing
5 3 (1.41%) Banking
6 2 (0.94%) Back Office
6 2 (0.94%) German Language
6 2 (0.94%) Law
6 2 (0.94%) Retail
6 2 (0.94%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 136 (63.85%) User Researcher
2 61 (28.64%) User Experience Researcher
3 37 (17.37%) Digital User Researcher
4 16 (7.51%) Analyst
5 11 (5.16%) Product Manager
5 11 (5.16%) Senior User Researcher
6 9 (4.23%) Developer
7 6 (2.82%) Business Analyst
7 6 (2.82%) Customer Analyst
7 6 (2.82%) Customer Insight Analyst
7 6 (2.82%) Designer
7 6 (2.82%) Insight Analyst
8 5 (2.35%) Applications Manager
8 5 (2.35%) Mobile Product Manager
8 5 (2.35%) Research Analyst
9 4 (1.88%) Consultant
9 4 (1.88%) E-Commerce Manager
9 4 (1.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 3 (1.41%) Digital Product Manager
10 3 (1.41%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.82%) CSS
1 6 (2.82%) HTML
2 4 (1.88%) AngularJS
2 4 (1.88%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (0.94%) .NET
3 2 (0.94%) XML
4 1 (0.47%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 126 (59.15%) Psychology
1 126 (59.15%) User Experience
2 103 (48.36%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.29%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.82%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.35%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.41%) Social Media
7 3 (1.41%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.94%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.94%) NHS
8 2 (0.94%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.94%) Statistics
8 2 (0.94%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.47%) Blog
9 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.47%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.47%) Linux
1 1 (0.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (68.08%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (51.64%) Customer Insight
3 104 (48.83%) Service Design
4 99 (46.48%) Usability Testing
5 95 (44.60%) Guerrilla Research
6 85 (39.91%) Ethnography
7 84 (39.44%) Human Factors
8 20 (9.39%) Prototyping
8 20 (9.39%) User Stories
9 13 (6.10%) Actionable Insight
10 12 (5.63%) Front End Development
10 12 (5.63%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.16%) Analytics
11 11 (5.16%) Business Analysis
11 11 (5.16%) CRM
11 11 (5.16%) Project Management
12 10 (4.69%) B2B
12 10 (4.69%) Guerrilla Testing
13 8 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (3.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.45%) SQL
2 4 (1.88%) C
2 4 (1.88%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.88%) Ruby
3 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.47%) C++
4 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 114 (53.52%) Degree
2 7 (3.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.47%) CISSP
3 1 (0.47%) MBA
3 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.41%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) Actionable Recommendations
2 2 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (4.69%) SAP
1 10 (4.69%) Tableau
2 6 (2.82%) Facebook
3 5 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.88%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.88%) Greenplum
5 3 (1.41%) Brio
5 3 (1.41%) Cognos
5 3 (1.41%) Coremetrics
5 3 (1.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (1.41%) Omniture
6 2 (0.94%) Google
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle
6 2 (0.94%) Sophos
7 1 (0.47%) Teradata
7 1 (0.47%) Twitter
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