The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Marketing in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Marketing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Marketing
Rank 74 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Marketing 74 38 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.23% 1.63% 1.98%
As % of the General category 6.80% 4.62% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 30 52
Average daily rate £396 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £248 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.33 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+26.98% +1.91%
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1088 823 1497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.85% 35.38% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 561 987
Average daily rate £400 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £496 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 27 93
Average hourly rate £34.25 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £15.00 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £41.70 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Marketing
England

Marketing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Marketing across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Marketing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Marketing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Marketing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Marketing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Marketing across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Marketing Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Marketing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Marketing across the South West region.

Marketing Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Marketing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Marketing within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -4 28 £395 +21.53% 21
Gloucestershire +12 13 £400 +33.33% 8
Wiltshire -12 12 £259 -38.75% 3
Dorset - 12 £438 - 17
Somerset -4 7 £350 -22.65% 7
Cornwall - - - - 2
Devon - - - - 1
Avon - - - -
Marketing
England

Marketing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Marketing 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 Marketing.

1 52 (47.27%) Finance
2 31 (28.18%) Digital Marketing
3 27 (24.55%) SQL
4 26 (23.64%) Analytics
5 21 (19.09%) Degree
6 20 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (17.27%) HTML
7 19 (17.27%) Programme Management
8 17 (15.45%) SAP
8 17 (15.45%) Electronics
8 17 (15.45%) Telecoms
9 16 (14.55%) Manufacturing
9 16 (14.55%) DTV
9 16 (14.55%) Project Management
9 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
9 16 (14.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 15 (13.64%) Customer Insight
11 14 (12.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (12.73%) Banking
11 14 (12.73%) jQuery
11 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
11 14 (12.73%) Web Services
11 14 (12.73%) SAS
12 13 (11.82%) Microsoft
13 12 (10.91%) CSS
13 12 (10.91%) .NET
13 12 (10.91%) SEO
14 11 (10.00%) Scrum
14 11 (10.00%) CRM
14 11 (10.00%) Retail

Marketing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Marketing 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 Marketing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (12.73%) SAS
2 7 (6.36%) CMS
3 5 (4.55%) IIS
4 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.82%) Drupal
6 1 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.91%) Lync
6 1 (0.91%) Node.js
6 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.36%) SPSS
2 7 (6.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.73%) FastStats
4 2 (1.82%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.82%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.82%) MS Project
4 2 (1.82%) MS Office
5 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (14.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (7.27%) Google Analytics
3 6 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (2.73%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.91%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (8.18%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.45%) Data Mining
6 4 (3.64%) MySQL
7 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.82%) Base SAS
8 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.91%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.91%) Informix
9 1 (0.91%) MS Access
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.91%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.91%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Maven
2 2 (1.82%) Selenium
2 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.91%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.91%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.91%) PhoneGap
3 1 (0.91%) Hudson
3 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.91%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.91%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.91%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.91%) NUnit
3 1 (0.91%) Subversion
3 1 (0.91%) LSMW
3 1 (0.91%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
General
1 52 (47.27%) Finance
2 17 (15.45%) Electronics
2 17 (15.45%) Telecoms
3 16 (14.55%) Manufacturing
4 14 (12.73%) Banking
5 11 (10.00%) Retail
6 4 (3.64%) Advertising
7 3 (2.73%) Automotive
7 3 (2.73%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.82%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (22.73%) Developer
2 16 (14.55%) Project Manager
3 11 (10.00%) Analyst
4 7 (6.36%) Java Developer
4 7 (6.36%) Architect
4 7 (6.36%) Consultant
5 5 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 5 (4.55%) Data Manager
5 5 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (4.55%) CRM Consultant
6 4 (3.64%) Content Editor
6 4 (3.64%) SQL Developer
6 4 (3.64%) C# Developer
6 4 (3.64%) Web Designer
6 4 (3.64%) Change Manager
6 4 (3.64%) Designer
7 3 (2.73%) Data Analytics Manager
7 3 (2.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (2.73%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (2.73%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.27%) HTML
2 14 (12.73%) jQuery
2 14 (12.73%) Web Services
3 12 (10.91%) CSS
3 12 (10.91%) .NET
4 9 (8.18%) SOAP
4 9 (8.18%) HTML5
5 8 (7.27%) RESTful
5 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.36%) J2EE
6 7 (6.36%) Spring
6 7 (6.36%) JSON
7 6 (5.45%) Hibernate
7 6 (5.45%) XML
7 6 (5.45%) REST
8 5 (4.55%) CSS3
8 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.64%) Java EE
10 3 (2.73%) Sass
10 3 (2.73%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) DTV
2 6 (5.45%) Social Media
3 5 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.64%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.82%) Social Network
5 2 (1.82%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.82%) NHS
6 1 (0.91%) Open Source
6 1 (0.91%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.91%) Replication
6 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.91%) IPTV
6 1 (0.91%) Statistics
6 1 (0.91%) FMCG
6 1 (0.91%) Podcast
6 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.27%) Linux
2 5 (4.55%) UNIX
2 5 (4.55%) Solaris
3 4 (3.64%) Android
3 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.91%) Fedora
4 1 (0.91%) Windows
4 1 (0.91%) CentOS
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.18%) Digital Marketing
2 26 (23.64%) Analytics
3 20 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (17.27%) Programme Management
5 16 (14.55%) Project Management
6 15 (13.64%) Customer Insight
7 12 (10.91%) SEO
8 11 (10.00%) Scrum
8 11 (10.00%) CRM
9 10 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 9 (8.18%) PRINCE2
10 9 (8.18%) TDD
10 9 (8.18%) Direct Marketing
11 8 (7.27%) Campaign Management
11 8 (7.27%) Content Management
11 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (6.36%) Kanban
13 6 (5.45%) Data Analysis
13 6 (5.45%) B2B
13 6 (5.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.55%) SQL
2 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.09%) Java
4 6 (5.45%) C#
5 5 (4.55%) PHP
6 4 (3.64%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.73%) VBA
8 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.91%) R
9 1 (0.91%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.91%) Ruby
9 1 (0.91%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 21 (19.09%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) ISEB
4 1 (0.91%) CIPD
4 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.91%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) XenApp
2 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.91%) vSphere
2 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) SAP
2 13 (11.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.18%) Google
4 5 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 5 (4.55%) Oracle
5 4 (3.64%) Twitter
6 3 (2.73%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.73%) Omniture
7 2 (1.82%) Zend
7 2 (1.82%) Trillium
7 2 (1.82%) Adobe
7 2 (1.82%) Teradata
7 2 (1.82%) Facebook
8 1 (0.91%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.91%) VMware
8 1 (0.91%) JBoss
8 1 (0.91%) EMC
8 1 (0.91%) Citrix
8 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.91%) Avaya
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