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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Competitive Intelligence
Rank 634 661 637
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -24
Contract jobs citing Competitive Intelligence 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.005% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.006% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £363 -
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
43784 46844 44845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.14% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29028 30621 28126
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1146 1304 1230
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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
City of London +24 2 £375 -
England +19 2 £375 +3.44% 4
London +8 2 £375 -

Competitive Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Market Research
2 7 (77.78%) Financial Modelling
2 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (77.78%) Publishing
2 7 (77.78%) B2B
2 7 (77.78%) Strategic Planning
2 7 (77.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) Life Science
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Axis
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) JPA
3 2 (22.22%) Google
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) 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 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) GitLab
1 2 (22.22%) Gradle
1 2 (22.22%) IntelliJ
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Publishing
3 2 (22.22%) Law
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Axis
1 2 (22.22%) Apache CXF
1 2 (22.22%) Guice
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) JDBC
1 2 (22.22%) JMS
1 2 (22.22%) JPA
1 2 (22.22%) JSON
1 2 (22.22%) Kafka
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
1 2 (22.22%) Spring Boot
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) WSDL
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) B2B
1 7 (77.78%) Financial Modelling
1 7 (77.78%) Market Research
1 7 (77.78%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Kanban
2 2 (22.22%) Line Management
2 2 (22.22%) Microservices
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Google
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
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