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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Research
Rank - - 137
Contract jobs citing Market Research 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £380
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+214.28% -
Market Research
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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
2294 2306 2372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.43% 76.61% 79.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1498 1530 1564
Median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 99 126
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Psychology
1 3 (100.00%) Human Factors
1 3 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Ethnography
1 3 (100.00%) Service Design

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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) User Researcher
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Psychology
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Ethnography
1 3 (100.00%) Human Factors
1 3 (100.00%) Service Design
1 3 (100.00%) Usability Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared