The table below looks at the statistics for Competitive Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Competitive Intelligence over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Competitive Intelligence
Rank - 639 629
Contract jobs citing Competitive Intelligence 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.011% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41121 45003 43480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.48% 81.18% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27428 29175 28284
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1352 1206
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Competitive Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Competitive Intelligence as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Competitive Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Competitive Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Competitive Intelligence within the UK.

Competitive Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Competitive Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Competitive Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Competitive Intelligence.

1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Market Research
2 5 (71.43%) Financial Modelling
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Publishing
2 5 (71.43%) B2B
2 5 (71.43%) Strategic Planning
2 5 (71.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Life Science
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Axis
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) JPA
3 2 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) Maven

Competitive Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) GitLab
1 2 (28.57%) Gradle
1 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Publishing
3 2 (28.57%) Law
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Axis
1 2 (28.57%) Apache CXF
1 2 (28.57%) Guice
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) JDBC
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
1 2 (28.57%) JPA
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) Kafka
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) WSDL
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) B2B
1 5 (71.43%) Financial Modelling
1 5 (71.43%) Market Research
1 5 (71.43%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Microservices
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Google
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle