The table below looks at the statistics for Competitor Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Competitor Analysis over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Competitor Analysis
Rank 615 618 610
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Competitor Analysis 31 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.036% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.046% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 2
Median daily rate £363 £319 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £463 £488
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -5.12%
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
44266 43889 41524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.61% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29403 28274 26032
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 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1173 1204
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 £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Competitor Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Competitor Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Competitor Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Competitor Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Competitor Analysis within the UK.

Competitor Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Competitor Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Competitor Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Competitor Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Competitor Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Competitor Analysis within the UK.

Competitor Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Competitor Analysis
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Competitor Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +8 30 £375 +17.64% 11
London -10 13 £335 +11.66% 5
South West - 5 £195 -
Barnstaple - 5 £195 -
Devon - 5 £195 -
Leeds - 4 £394 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £394 -
Yorkshire - 4 £394 -
City of London +35 3 £550 -6.77% 2
South East - 3 - - 3
West Midlands - 3 £425 - 1
Coventry - 2 £425 -
North West - 2 - - 1
Gatwick - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Livingston - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £350 -

Competitor Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Competitor Analysis 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 Competitor Analysis.

1 38 (65.52%) User Experience
2 28 (48.28%) Wireframes
3 18 (31.03%) Analytics
3 18 (31.03%) E-Commerce
4 15 (25.86%) Axure RP
5 14 (24.14%) OmniGraffle
5 14 (24.14%) Degree
6 13 (22.41%) CSS
6 13 (22.41%) HTML
7 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (20.69%) Google
7 12 (20.69%) Google Analytics
8 11 (18.97%) Marketing
9 10 (17.24%) Benchmarking
10 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
10 8 (13.79%) Adobe
10 8 (13.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
11 6 (10.34%) Retail
11 6 (10.34%) Finance
11 6 (10.34%) HTTP
11 6 (10.34%) Information Architecture
11 6 (10.34%) Taxonomies
11 6 (10.34%) Usability Testing
11 6 (10.34%) Prototyping
11 6 (10.34%) Translating Business Requirements
12 5 (8.62%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (8.62%) Pay per click
12 5 (8.62%) Algorithms
12 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills

Competitor Analysis
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 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (24.14%) OmniGraffle
2 8 (13.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (8.62%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) Broadband
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Big Data
1 4 (6.90%) Data Mining
2 3 (5.17%) Apache Hive
2 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Axure RP
2 4 (6.90%) JIRA
3 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (18.97%) Marketing
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Retail
2 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Publishing
4 3 (5.17%) Electronics
5 2 (3.45%) Advertising
5 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Law
6 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Designer
2 25 (43.10%) UX Designer
3 7 (12.07%) Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Designer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior UX Designer
6 4 (6.90%) UI Developer
6 4 (6.90%) UI/UX Developer
6 4 (6.90%) User Researcher
6 4 (6.90%) UX Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Credit Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Web Designer
8 2 (3.45%) Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.45%) Interaction Designer
8 2 (3.45%) Product Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) CSS
1 13 (22.41%) HTML
2 4 (6.90%) Ajax
2 4 (6.90%) CSS3
2 4 (6.90%) HTML5
2 4 (6.90%) jQuery
2 4 (6.90%) XML
3 3 (5.17%) Web Services
4 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 38 (65.52%) User Experience
2 6 (10.34%) Taxonomies
3 5 (8.62%) Algorithms
3 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.90%) W3C
5 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.17%) Economics
5 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.17%) Statistics
6 2 (3.45%) PMI
6 2 (3.45%) Social Media
7 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.72%) Life Science
7 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Android
1 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Wireframes
2 18 (31.03%) Analytics
2 18 (31.03%) E-Commerce
3 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.24%) Benchmarking
5 6 (10.34%) Information Architecture
5 6 (10.34%) Prototyping
5 6 (10.34%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (10.34%) Usability Testing
6 5 (8.62%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (8.62%) Pay per click
6 5 (8.62%) SEO
7 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.90%) Front End Development
7 4 (6.90%) SWOT Analysis
7 4 (6.90%) Wealth Management
8 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.17%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.17%) Web Analytics
9 2 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.62%) SQL
3 3 (5.17%) Java
3 3 (5.17%) Python
3 3 (5.17%) VBA
4 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Google
2 8 (13.79%) Adobe
3 3 (5.17%) Optimizely
3 3 (5.17%) Tableau
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Amdocs
5 1 (1.72%) Cognos
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com