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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Research over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Research
Rank 253 230 222
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -8
Contract jobs citing Market Research 4 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.040% 0.082% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate
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£520 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.62%
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7239 6065 5843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.02% 71.15% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4100 3254 2911
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 237 356
Average hourly rate £21.58 £22.41 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £44.55 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Market Research
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Market Research across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Research within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +3 3 £490 +30.66%
Hampshire - 1 £550 -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Market Research
England

Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Market 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 Market Research.

1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) MS Office
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) Usability Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Confirmit
4 4 (33.33%) Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
5 3 (25.00%) User Experience
5 3 (25.00%) Marketing
6 2 (16.67%) Advertising
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (16.67%) Multivariate Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Office 365
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 2 (16.67%) Campaign Management
6 2 (16.67%) Customer Segmentation
7 1 (8.33%) Data-Driven Marketing
7 1 (8.33%) Brand Management

Market Research
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Market 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 Market Research. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 5 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior User Experience Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) FMCG
3 1 (8.33%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Usability Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Multivariate Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Campaign Management
4 2 (16.67%) Customer Segmentation
5 1 (8.33%) Data-Driven Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Brand Management
5 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Pay per click
5 1 (8.33%) Process Management
5 1 (8.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) GAMP
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) Confirmit
2 1 (8.33%) Google