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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Market Research
England / South East
Rank 211 244 250
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +6
Contract jobs citing Market Research 29 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.11% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.13% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 2
Median daily rate £425 £318 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.85% -42.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £375 £498
% change year-on-year
+8.66% -24.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.25 - -

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
5742 6683 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.25% 80.03% 78.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3378 4020 3991
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 292 239
Median hourly rate £38.50 £44.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.48% +78.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +14 14 £427 +13.78% 12
Berkshire +16 7 £415 - 9
East Sussex +8 2 £325 -2.98% 8
Hampshire - 2 - - 17
Surrey - 2 - - 15
Middlesex +3 1 - -
Kent - 1 - - 16
Market Research
England

Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (61.36%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (56.82%) Guerrilla Research
3 25 (56.82%) Psychology
3 25 (56.82%) Degree
3 25 (56.82%) Usability Testing
3 25 (56.82%) Customer Insight
4 24 (54.55%) Human Factors
4 24 (54.55%) Service Design
4 24 (54.55%) Ethnography
5 16 (36.36%) User Experience
6 13 (29.55%) User Stories
7 10 (22.73%) Marketing
8 7 (15.91%) Big Data
8 7 (15.91%) Competitor Analysis
9 6 (13.64%) B2B
10 5 (11.36%) Open Source
11 4 (9.09%) Social Media
12 3 (6.82%) Marketing Strategy
12 3 (6.82%) HBase
12 3 (6.82%) Analytics
12 3 (6.82%) Master Data Management
12 3 (6.82%) Reference Data
12 3 (6.82%) Product Management
12 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
12 3 (6.82%) ETL
12 3 (6.82%) Oracle
12 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
12 3 (6.82%) Data Management
12 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence

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 (2.27%) SAS
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) Big Data
2 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.82%) HBase
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (2.27%) QlikView
3 1 (2.27%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) ERwin
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 10 (22.73%) Marketing
2 3 (6.82%) Advertising
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Back Office
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.27%) French Language
4 1 (2.27%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) User Researcher
2 9 (20.45%) User Experience Researcher
3 7 (15.91%) Product Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Marketing Assistant
4 3 (6.82%) Software Product Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Analytics Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Big Data Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Data Analytics Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Data Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Digital Marketer
6 1 (2.27%) Market Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Product Architect
6 1 (2.27%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Research Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 27 (61.36%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (56.82%) Psychology
3 16 (36.36%) User Experience
4 4 (9.09%) Social Media
5 3 (6.82%) Reference Data
6 2 (4.55%) Copywriting
6 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.55%) Smart Meter
7 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (56.82%) Customer Insight
2 25 (56.82%) Guerrilla Research
2 25 (56.82%) Usability Testing
3 24 (54.55%) Ethnography
3 24 (54.55%) Human Factors
3 24 (54.55%) Service Design
4 13 (29.55%) User Stories
5 7 (15.91%) Competitor Analysis
6 6 (13.64%) B2B
7 5 (11.36%) Open Source
8 3 (6.82%) Analytics
8 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.82%) Data Management
8 3 (6.82%) ETL
8 3 (6.82%) Marketing Strategy
8 3 (6.82%) Master Data Management
8 3 (6.82%) Product Management
8 3 (6.82%) Scrum
9 2 (4.55%) Ethnographic Research
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.55%) SAP
2 2 (4.55%) Sophos
3 1 (2.27%) DataFlux
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