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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Research
Rank 484 520 506
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -14
Contract jobs citing Market Research 99 62 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.12% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.16% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 44 10
Average daily rate
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£432 £425 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +58.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.58% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £33.90
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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
38727 37841 32389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.63% 75.25% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24549 23975 19814
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1098 1003
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +25 54 £375 -11.76% 19
South East -8 14 £550 +25.71% 1
East of England +24 11 £475 +11.76% 2
Yorkshire -10 8 £450 - 3
North West - 7 £385 - 2
North East - 3 £375 -
East Midlands - 2 £650 - 1
West Midlands -12 1 - -
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Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 66 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (39.86%) Degree
3 56 (37.84%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (35.81%) User Experience
4 53 (35.81%) Human Factors
5 50 (33.78%) Usability Testing
6 46 (31.08%) Psychology
7 22 (14.86%) Customer Insight
8 20 (13.51%) Finance
9 17 (11.49%) Analytics
10 16 (10.81%) Marketing
10 16 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (10.14%) Web Services
12 14 (9.46%) Scrum
13 13 (8.78%) ITIL
14 12 (8.11%) PRINCE2
14 12 (8.11%) Mentoring
15 11 (7.43%) Business Analysis
16 10 (6.76%) TOGAF
16 10 (6.76%) Enterprise Architecture
16 10 (6.76%) Project Management
16 10 (6.76%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (6.76%) Validation
16 10 (6.76%) Change Management
16 10 (6.76%) MS Excel
16 10 (6.76%) SOA
16 10 (6.76%) Portfolio Management
16 10 (6.76%) Product Management
16 10 (6.76%) SaaS
16 10 (6.76%) PaaS

Market Research
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (1.35%) Node.js
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.76%) SaaS
1 10 (6.76%) PaaS
2 9 (6.08%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.68%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.68%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.35%) MySQL
3 1 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (2.70%) JIRA
2 2 (1.35%) Maven
2 2 (1.35%) JUnit
2 2 (1.35%) RubyMine
3 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (13.51%) Finance
2 16 (10.81%) Marketing
3 9 (6.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (4.05%) Legal
5 5 (3.38%) Publishing
6 4 (2.70%) Games
6 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.03%) Law
8 2 (1.35%) Banking
8 2 (1.35%) Retail
9 1 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.68%) French Language
9 1 (0.68%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 22 (14.86%) Analyst
2 16 (10.81%) Developer
3 15 (10.14%) Product Manager
4 13 (8.78%) Business Analyst
5 12 (8.11%) User Experience Researcher
6 11 (7.43%) Architect
7 10 (6.76%) Senior Architect
8 9 (6.08%) Consultant
9 7 (4.73%) Senior Manager
9 7 (4.73%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Enterprise Applications Architect
10 5 (3.38%) Senior Enterprise Architect
10 5 (3.38%) Senior Product Manager
10 5 (3.38%) Applications Architect
10 5 (3.38%) Enterprise Architect
11 4 (2.70%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (2.70%) Marketing Manager
11 4 (2.70%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.70%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.70%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.14%) Web Services
2 8 (5.41%) .NET
3 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.73%) WCF
4 6 (4.05%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (3.38%) RESTful
6 4 (2.70%) jQuery
6 4 (2.70%) CSS
6 4 (2.70%) HTML
7 2 (1.35%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.35%) Ember.js
7 2 (1.35%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.35%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.68%) WPF
8 1 (0.68%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 56 (37.84%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (35.81%) User Experience
2 53 (35.81%) Human Factors
3 46 (31.08%) Psychology
4 5 (3.38%) Social Media
4 5 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.03%) Online Games
5 3 (2.03%) Statistics
6 2 (1.35%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.35%) Blog
6 2 (1.35%) FMCG
6 2 (1.35%) Open Source
7 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.68%) New Media
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.68%) Android
1 1 (0.68%) Windows
1 1 (0.68%) Linux
1 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (33.78%) Usability Testing
3 22 (14.86%) Customer Insight
4 17 (11.49%) Analytics
5 16 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (9.46%) Scrum
7 13 (8.78%) ITIL
8 12 (8.11%) PRINCE2
8 12 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 11 (7.43%) Business Analysis
10 10 (6.76%) TOGAF
10 10 (6.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (6.76%) Project Management
10 10 (6.76%) Validation
10 10 (6.76%) Change Management
10 10 (6.76%) SOA
10 10 (6.76%) Portfolio Management
10 10 (6.76%) Product Management
11 8 (5.41%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.41%) C#
2 6 (4.05%) Ruby
2 6 (4.05%) SQL
2 6 (4.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.03%) Java
4 2 (1.35%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.35%) PHP
4 2 (1.35%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.68%) Python
5 1 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 59 (39.86%) Degree
2 10 (6.76%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.35%) MBA
5 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.41%) GAMP
2 5 (3.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (6.08%) Google
2 8 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.03%) Rackspace
3 3 (2.03%) Teradata
4 2 (1.35%) HP
5 1 (0.68%) comScore
5 1 (0.68%) BroadSoft
5 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe
5 1 (0.68%) Cadence
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago