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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Competitive Intelligence
Rank 626 662 633
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -29
Contract jobs citing Competitive Intelligence 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.004% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 -
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
44125 46854 44293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.31% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29124 30464 27427
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1262 1199
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 +23 8 £350 -6.66% 2
London +16 8 £350 - 1
City of London +34 2 £375 -

Competitive Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Market Research
2 7 (70.00%) Financial Modelling
2 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (70.00%) Publishing
2 7 (70.00%) B2B
2 7 (70.00%) Strategic Planning
2 7 (70.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (70.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) Life Science
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) Apache Axis
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Kanban
3 3 (30.00%) JPA
3 3 (30.00%) Google
3 3 (30.00%) Marketing
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (30.00%) Subversion
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) 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 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) GitLab
1 3 (30.00%) Gradle
1 3 (30.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Publishing
3 3 (30.00%) Law
3 3 (30.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Axis
1 3 (30.00%) Apache CXF
1 3 (30.00%) Guice
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
1 3 (30.00%) JDBC
1 3 (30.00%) JMS
1 3 (30.00%) JPA
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
1 3 (30.00%) Kafka
1 3 (30.00%) REST
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
1 3 (30.00%) Spring Boot
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) WSDL
1 3 (30.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) B2B
1 7 (70.00%) Financial Modelling
1 7 (70.00%) Market Research
1 7 (70.00%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Kanban
2 3 (30.00%) Line Management
2 3 (30.00%) Microservices
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Google
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle