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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Competitive Intelligence
UK
Rank - 625 604
Contract jobs citing Competitive Intelligence 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.010% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.012% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £330 £242
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.20%
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
36868 40843 39798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.19% 81.72% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24443 26520 25648
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 £290 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 930 1195 1050
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +54.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Law
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) JSON

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