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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Research
Rank 259 274 244
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -30
Contract jobs citing Market Research 5 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.056% 0.042% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.052% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £500 £550 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £419 £380
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +10.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £120.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £120.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +700.00%
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
7216 7648 6946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.45% 79.97% 76.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4365 4548 3823
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 246 251
Median hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.58% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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
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 26 July 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 -4 4 - -
Surrey - 1 £500 - 2
Market Research
England

Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) Degree
3 20 (71.43%) Psychology
3 20 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (71.43%) Service Design
4 18 (64.29%) Ethnography
4 18 (64.29%) Usability Testing
4 18 (64.29%) Human Factors
5 15 (53.57%) User Experience
6 14 (50.00%) User Stories
7 13 (46.43%) Guerrilla Research
8 6 (21.43%) Customer Insight
9 3 (10.71%) Scrum
9 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
10 2 (7.14%) Finance
10 2 (7.14%) Advertising
10 2 (7.14%) Business Analytics
10 2 (7.14%) Open Source
10 2 (7.14%) Time Management
10 2 (7.14%) Logistics
10 2 (7.14%) Facilities Management
10 2 (7.14%) Marketing
10 2 (7.14%) Analytics
10 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (7.14%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
11 1 (3.57%) SQL
11 1 (3.57%) Coaching
11 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation

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:

General
1 2 (7.14%) Advertising
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) User Researcher
2 14 (50.00%) User Experience Researcher
3 2 (7.14%) Category Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Procurement Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Research Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Analytics Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Business Analytics Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Business Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Digital User Researcher
4 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
4 1 (3.57%) IT Procurement Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Market Research Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 20 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (71.43%) Psychology
2 15 (53.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) Service Design
3 18 (64.29%) Ethnography
3 18 (64.29%) Human Factors
3 18 (64.29%) Usability Testing
4 14 (50.00%) User Stories
5 13 (46.43%) Guerrilla Research
6 6 (21.43%) Customer Insight
7 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) Analytics
8 2 (7.14%) Business Analytics
8 2 (7.14%) Facilities Management
8 2 (7.14%) Logistics
8 2 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (7.14%) Open Source
8 2 (7.14%) Time Management
9 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
9 1 (3.57%) Coaching
9 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Actionable Recommendations
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