The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank - 81 70
Contract jobs citing Economics 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.36% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.45% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
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- £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Economics
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
454 346 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.53% 24.84% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 176 138
Average daily rate £350 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £207 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 31
Average hourly rate £12.25 £15.50 £17.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% -11.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £10.50 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £37.49 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Economics Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Economics
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) SPSS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Propensity Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Segmentation

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Insight Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Propensity Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree