The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Research skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.37% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.25 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
585 720 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.24% 72.29% 67.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 372 282
Average daily rate £425 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £218 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £38.50 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Operations Research Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Operations Research
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Operations Research Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Operations Research 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 Operations Research.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Product Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) WebGL
2 1 (50.00%) New Media
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) STL
2 1 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) OpenGL

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Operations Research 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 Operations Research. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (50.00%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) STL
2 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (50.00%) DirectX
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (50.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) New Media
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Design Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Product Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PhD
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Autodesk
1 1 (50.00%) SolidWorks