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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Market Research
England / South East
Rank 202 259 261
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +2
Contract jobs citing Market Research 37 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.046% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.056% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 5
Median daily rate £425 £210 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.38% -61.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £425 £470
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.57%
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
6185 7114 7546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.81% 81.31% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3650 4401 4125
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 276 249
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.03 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 February 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 February 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 - 21 £433 - 11
Berkshire +26 8 £415 - 9
East Sussex - 2 £325 - 8
Surrey - 2 - - 17
Hampshire - 1 £425 - 17
Kent - 1 - - 16
Middlesex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £413 - 9
Market Research
England

Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 34 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (62.75%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (58.82%) Psychology
3 30 (58.82%) Customer Insight
4 29 (56.86%) Degree
4 29 (56.86%) Usability Testing
4 29 (56.86%) Guerrilla Research
5 28 (54.90%) Service Design
5 28 (54.90%) Ethnography
5 28 (54.90%) Human Factors
6 27 (52.94%) Cognitive Psychology
7 20 (39.22%) User Stories
8 15 (29.41%) User Experience
9 12 (23.53%) Marketing
10 8 (15.69%) Competitor Analysis
11 7 (13.73%) Big Data
12 6 (11.76%) B2B
13 5 (9.80%) Open Source
14 4 (7.84%) Social Media
14 4 (7.84%) Analytics
14 4 (7.84%) Finance
14 4 (7.84%) Advertising
15 3 (5.88%) Scrum
15 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
15 3 (5.88%) Data Management
15 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
15 3 (5.88%) Back Office
15 3 (5.88%) ETL
15 3 (5.88%) Oracle
15 3 (5.88%) SQL Server

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 (1.96%) SAS
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) Big Data
2 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.88%) HBase
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (1.96%) QlikView
3 1 (1.96%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) ERwin
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 12 (23.53%) Marketing
2 4 (7.84%) Advertising
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Back Office
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.96%) French Language
5 1 (1.96%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) User Researcher
2 7 (13.73%) Product Manager
2 7 (13.73%) User Experience Researcher
3 4 (7.84%) Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Digital User Researcher
3 4 (7.84%) Marketing Assistant
4 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Software Product Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Software Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Architect
6 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Data Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Lead Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Market Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) Market Research Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) Research Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) SAS Architect
Miscellaneous
1 32 (62.75%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (29.41%) User Experience
3 4 (7.84%) Social Media
4 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.88%) Reference Data
4 3 (5.88%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (58.82%) Customer Insight
2 30 (58.82%) Psychology
3 29 (56.86%) Guerrilla Research
3 29 (56.86%) Usability Testing
4 28 (54.90%) Ethnography
4 28 (54.90%) Human Factors
4 28 (54.90%) Service Design
5 27 (52.94%) Cognitive Psychology
6 20 (39.22%) User Stories
7 8 (15.69%) Competitor Analysis
8 6 (11.76%) B2B
9 5 (9.80%) Open Source
10 4 (7.84%) Analytics
11 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (5.88%) Data Management
11 3 (5.88%) ETL
11 3 (5.88%) Marketing Strategy
11 3 (5.88%) Master Data Management
11 3 (5.88%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 29 (56.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.92%) SAP
2 2 (3.92%) Sophos
3 1 (1.96%) DataFlux