The table below looks at the statistics for Market Research 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 Market Research over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Market Research
England / South West
Rank 130 141 142
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Market Research 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.10% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.12% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £363 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £375 £420
% change year-on-year
+8.66% -10.71%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2057 2463 2322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.70% 82.32% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1730 1558
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 120 110
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.56 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
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 West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Market Research
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Market Research Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Market Research
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Market Research across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Market Research Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Market Research
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 20 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
Bristol -3 3 £363 -3.33%
Market Research
England

Market Research
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for Market Research.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Psychology
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Customer Insight
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) Guerrilla Research
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Ethnography
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Human Factors
2 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Teradata

Market Research
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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) User Researcher
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Market Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Market Research Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Market Researcher
2 1 (20.00%) Research Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Psychology
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Ethnography
2 1 (20.00%) Guerrilla Research
2 1 (20.00%) Human Factors
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Teradata