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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Competitive Intelligence
Rank 641 609 611
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +2
Contract jobs citing Competitive Intelligence 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.002% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
43918 42992 41426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.89% 79.31% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29200 27357 26190
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1216 1225
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Competitive Intelligence within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -7 2 £375 - 2
London - 2 £375 -
City of London - 1 £375 -

Competitive Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Life Science
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Axis
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) JPA
2 2 (40.00%) Guice
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (40.00%) Apache CXF
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Law
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g

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 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) GitLab
1 2 (40.00%) Gradle
1 2 (40.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Law
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Axis
1 2 (40.00%) Apache CXF
1 2 (40.00%) Guice
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) JDBC
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) JPA
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) Kafka
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) WSDL
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Kanban
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
1 2 (40.00%) Microservices
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Market Research
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Embarcadero
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata