The table below looks at the statistics for Competitor Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Competitor Analysis over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Competitor Analysis
Rank 103 102 84
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing Competitor Analysis 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.11% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.14% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £208 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Competitor Analysis
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1507 1416 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.07% 79.11% 77.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 858 617
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 31
Median hourly rate £14.50 £33.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.89% +124.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

Competitor Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Competitor Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Competitor Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Competitor Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Competitor Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Competitor Analysis
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Competitor Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Competitor Analysis.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) User Stories
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) RUP
3 3 (50.00%) Broadband
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
5 1 (16.67%) Confluence
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Wireframes

Competitor Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Broadband
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Web Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Web Applications Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Web Applications Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Web Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Product Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Research Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Strategy Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Delivery Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) User Stories
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) RUP
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian