The table below looks at the statistics for Optimost 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 Optimost over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autonomy Optimost
Rank 591 - 554
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Optimost 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% - 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.097% - 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£500 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4137 4511 4079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.03% 9.14% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2461 2397 2194
Average daily rate £450 £440 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 68 72
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.60 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.02 £45.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%

Optimost
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Optimost across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Optimost Jobs Demand Trend in England

Optimost
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Optimost across the England region.

Optimost Daily Rate Trend in England

Optimost
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Optimost across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Optimost Daily Rate Histogram in England

Optimost
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 Optimost within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
South East - 4 £500 -
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Optimost
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Optimost 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 Optimost.

1 8 (100.00%) Google
1 8 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 8 (100.00%) Tealeaf
1 8 (100.00%) Analytics
2 7 (87.50%) Marketing
3 5 (62.50%) Multivariate Testing
3 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 5 (62.50%) B2B
3 5 (62.50%) B2C
3 5 (62.50%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Social Media
5 3 (37.50%) Maxymiser
5 3 (37.50%) Product Management
5 3 (37.50%) Danish Language
5 3 (37.50%) Italian Language
5 3 (37.50%) Norwegian Language
5 3 (37.50%) Swedish Language
5 3 (37.50%) Omniture
5 3 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) WebTrends
5 3 (37.50%) Adobe
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Asset Management

Optimost
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Optimost 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 Optimost. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 7 (87.50%) Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Danish Language
3 3 (37.50%) Italian Language
3 3 (37.50%) Norwegian Language
3 3 (37.50%) Swedish Language
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Product Manager
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Web Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Social Media
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Multivariate Testing
2 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (62.50%) B2B
2 5 (62.50%) B2C
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (37.50%) Product Management
4 3 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
6 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Google
1 8 (100.00%) Tealeaf
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Omniture
3 3 (37.50%) Maxymiser
3 3 (37.50%) Adobe