The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Economics
Rank 67 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Economics 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.43% 0.33% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 1.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £427 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+23.87% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00
Economics
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
262 259 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.39% 28.37% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 125 140
Median daily rate £425 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £272 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £25.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.76% +53.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.18 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.31 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Economics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Economics Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Economics
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Economics 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 Reading region with a requirement for Economics.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (100.00%) QA

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA