The table below looks at the statistics for Market Research skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Research over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Research
Rank 231 246 266
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Contract jobs citing Market Research 15 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.14% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.17% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Median daily rate £425 £330 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -36.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £313 £496
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £395 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £385 £485
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -20.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 - -
Market Research
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6208 7486 7618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.14% 79.61% 76.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3698 4411 4285
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 308 286
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.49 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Market Research
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Market Research as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Market Research Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Market Research
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Market Research Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Market Research
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Market Research across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Market Research Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Market Research
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Market Research across the South East region.

Market Research Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Market Research
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Research within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +10 7 £506 +55.76% 12
Berkshire +10 3 £400 - 10
Oxfordshire +1 3 £325 - 8
Hampshire - 2 - - 17
Market Research
England

Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Market Research 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 South East region with a requirement for Market Research.

1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Degree
2 18 (64.29%) Psychology
3 17 (60.71%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (60.71%) Customer Insight
3 17 (60.71%) Guerrilla Research
4 16 (57.14%) Service Design
5 15 (53.57%) Usability Testing
6 14 (50.00%) Human Factors
6 14 (50.00%) Ethnography
7 11 (39.29%) User Experience
8 8 (28.57%) User Stories
9 5 (17.86%) B2B
10 3 (10.71%) Scrum
10 3 (10.71%) Competitor Analysis
10 3 (10.71%) Big Data
10 3 (10.71%) Analytics
11 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
11 2 (7.14%) Marketing
11 2 (7.14%) Copywriting
11 2 (7.14%) Smart Meter
11 2 (7.14%) Product Management
11 2 (7.14%) Finance
11 2 (7.14%) Open Source
11 2 (7.14%) Social Media
11 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
11 2 (7.14%) Back Office
11 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (7.14%) Sophos

Market Research
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (3.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.14%) Back Office
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) User Researcher
2 7 (25.00%) User Experience Researcher
3 3 (10.71%) Product Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Software Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Software Product Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Analytics Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analytics Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Digital User Researcher
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.57%) QlikView Developer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Psychology
2 17 (60.71%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (39.29%) User Experience
4 2 (7.14%) Copywriting
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.14%) Smart Meter
4 2 (7.14%) Social Media
5 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) Customer Insight
2 17 (60.71%) Guerrilla Research
3 16 (57.14%) Service Design
4 15 (53.57%) Usability Testing
5 14 (50.00%) Ethnography
5 14 (50.00%) Human Factors
6 8 (28.57%) User Stories
7 5 (17.86%) B2B
8 3 (10.71%) Analytics
8 3 (10.71%) Competitor Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Scrum
9 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) CRM
9 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (7.14%) Open Source
9 2 (7.14%) Product Management
9 2 (7.14%) Project Management
10 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (7.14%) SAP
1 2 (7.14%) Sophos
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Rate: Competitive day rate
Posted: 10 days ago