The table below looks at the statistics for Economics skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Economics
England / South West
Rank - 142 139
Contract jobs citing Economics 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.16% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Median daily rate - £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - -

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2228 2451 2498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.55% 81.84% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1474 1670 1633
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 124 91
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Economics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Economics across the South West region.

Economics Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Economics
Top 1 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Economics 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 West region with a requirement for Economics.

1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Process Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis