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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Research
Rank 252 261 232
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -29
Contract jobs citing Market Research 5 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.059% 0.053% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.069% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Average daily rate £330 £550 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +39.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £550 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £470 £425
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
6728 7288 6385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.68% 77.43% 74.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4146 4014 3407
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 236 265
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Research within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 3 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £450 -
Market Research
England

Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (56.25%) Degree
1 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (50.00%) Psychology
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) User Experience
4 5 (31.25%) Ethnography
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Human Factors
4 5 (31.25%) Marketing
5 3 (18.75%) Usability Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Benchmarking
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) User Stories
6 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (12.50%) Customer Insight
6 2 (12.50%) Copywriting
6 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Finance
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Cluster Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
7 1 (6.25%) Customer Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) GIS
1 1 (6.25%) MS Access
General
1 5 (31.25%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) User Researcher
2 3 (18.75%) User Experience Researcher
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Copywriter
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Market Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Market Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Product Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Research Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Disaster Recovery Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (50.00%) Psychology
3 6 (37.50%) User Experience
4 2 (12.50%) Copywriting
4 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
5 1 (6.25%) NHS
5 1 (6.25%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Ethnography
2 5 (31.25%) Human Factors
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Usability Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Benchmarking
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Insight
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Cluster Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) MapBasic
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Askia
1 1 (6.25%) Cegedim Rx
1 1 (6.25%) Mapinfo
1 1 (6.25%) Mercator
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
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Rate: From £300 to £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago