The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Competitor Analysis
Rank 409 411 409
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Competitor Analysis 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.012% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.016% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18167 18542 19451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.94% 76.48% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12695 12898 12907
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 260 374
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Competitor Analysis
England

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 25 July 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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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 25 July 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 7 (63.64%) OmniGraffle
1 7 (63.64%) Axure RP
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Usability Testing
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) XHTML
3 5 (45.45%) Information Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (36.36%) Digital Media
4 4 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (27.27%) JSTL
5 3 (27.27%) JSP
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) HTTP
6 2 (18.18%) W3C
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Time Management
6 2 (18.18%) DHTML
6 2 (18.18%) Ajax
6 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
7 1 (9.09%) Customer Segmentation
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Business Development
7 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis

Competitor Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (63.64%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
2 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Axure RP
2 4 (36.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) User Experience Designer
1 7 (63.64%) Designer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Designer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior User Experience Designer
3 2 (18.18%) User Experience Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Sales Executive
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) XHTML
2 3 (27.27%) JSP
2 3 (27.27%) JSTL
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) DHTML
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Digital Media
2 2 (18.18%) W3C
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Usability Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Information Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Business Development
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Customer Segmentation
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript