The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 36 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Economics 9 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.31% - 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.38% - 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
Average daily rate £320 - £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.69% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -
Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
96 68 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.62% 20.61% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 104
Average daily rate £325 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £165 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Average hourly rate £13.75 £40.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.83% +8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £16.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Economics
South West

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Economics across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Economics Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Economics
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Economics 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 Economics.

1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Project Management
3 7 (70.00%) Change Management
4 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) HP
7 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Business Development
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Psychology
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Economics 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 Economics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Psychology
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Project Management
2 7 (70.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP