The table below looks at the statistics for Competitor Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Competitor Analysis over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Competitor Analysis
Rank 422 418 409
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Competitor Analysis 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.012% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.015% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
Competitor Analysis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18458 19449 19685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.13% 76.63% 74.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12825 13607 13265
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 234 365
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Competitor Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Competitor Analysis across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Competitor Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in London

Competitor Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Competitor Analysis Daily Rate Trend in London

Competitor Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Competitor Analysis across the London region.

Competitor Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in London

Competitor Analysis
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Competitor Analysis within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
Woodford Green - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
Competitor Analysis
England

Competitor Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Competitor Analysis 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 Competitor Analysis.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Photoshop
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (57.14%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (57.14%) Axure RP
2 4 (57.14%) Digital Media
2 4 (57.14%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (57.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Segmentation
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) DHTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) W3C
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing

Competitor Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Competitor Analysis 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 Competitor Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Photoshop
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (57.14%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 4 (57.14%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience Designer
1 4 (57.14%) Designer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Designer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior User Experience Designer
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Sales Executive
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) DHTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) XHTML
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Segmentation
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript