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 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Competitive Intelligence
Rank 636 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Competitive Intelligence 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.016% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
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
43626 44488 42241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.57% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29009 28650 26554
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1028 1199 1213
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 2 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 26 June 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
London - 7 £350 - 2
England - 7 £350 - 4

Competitive Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (81.82%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (63.64%) B2B
3 7 (63.64%) Publishing
3 7 (63.64%) Strategic Planning
3 7 (63.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (63.64%) Degree
3 7 (63.64%) Financial Modelling
3 7 (63.64%) Market Research
4 3 (27.27%) Marketing
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) JDBC
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) JMS
5 2 (18.18%) IntelliJ
5 2 (18.18%) WSDL
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (18.18%) Law
5 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

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 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) GitLab
1 2 (18.18%) Gradle
1 2 (18.18%) IntelliJ
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Publishing
3 3 (27.27%) Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) Law
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) AWS Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Information Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Axis
1 2 (18.18%) Apache CXF
1 2 (18.18%) Guice
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
1 2 (18.18%) JDBC
1 2 (18.18%) JMS
1 2 (18.18%) JPA
1 2 (18.18%) JSON
1 2 (18.18%) Kafka
1 2 (18.18%) REST
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) Spring
1 2 (18.18%) Spring Boot
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) WSDL
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) B2B
1 7 (63.64%) Financial Modelling
1 7 (63.64%) Market Research
1 7 (63.64%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Kanban
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) Microservices
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Embarcadero
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) Teradata