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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Competitor Analysis
Rank 603 631 624
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -7
Contract jobs citing Competitor Analysis 25 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.025% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.031% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 6
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £460 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.50

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
41428 45059 44386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.57% 81.10% 76.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27562 29248 28857
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 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1345 1237
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £48.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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
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 20 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 2 December 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
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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 +22 25 £375 - 9
London +2 11 £325 +18.18% 6
North West +9 7 £380 +6.29% 1
Manchester +5 6 £380 +31.03% 1
South East +30 5 £395 - 2
Wimbledon - 3 £325 -
Berkshire +12 2 £375 - 2
Reading +11 2 £375 - 1
City of London -5 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 £348 -
West Sussex - 2 £395 -
Worthing - 2 £395 -
Cheshire +11 1 £370 -12.94%
Surrey - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £370 -
Telford - 1 £395 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £300 -
Staines - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £395 -
Staffordshire - 1 £300 -

Competitor Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 32 (55.17%) HTML
1 32 (55.17%) CSS
2 31 (53.45%) User Experience
3 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (46.55%) Wireframes
4 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 19 (32.76%) Scrum
6 17 (29.31%) XML
6 17 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (27.59%) User Stories
7 16 (27.59%) Prototyping
8 15 (25.86%) Information Architecture
8 15 (25.86%) HTML5
8 15 (25.86%) CSS3
8 15 (25.86%) Ajax
8 15 (25.86%) jQuery
8 15 (25.86%) Usability Testing
8 15 (25.86%) HTTP
8 15 (25.86%) W3C
9 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 12 (20.69%) AngularJS
10 12 (20.69%) OmniGraffle
10 12 (20.69%) Axure RP
11 10 (17.24%) Analytics
11 10 (17.24%) JIRA
12 9 (15.52%) Google Analytics
12 9 (15.52%) Google
12 9 (15.52%) Degree
13 7 (12.07%) Taxonomies
13 7 (12.07%) Adobe Creative Suite

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 6 (10.34%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) OmniGraffle
2 7 (12.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.90%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.72%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) HTTP
2 4 (6.90%) Broadband
3 3 (5.17%) Internet
4 1 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Axure RP
2 10 (17.24%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.34%) Retail
2 5 (8.62%) Marketing
3 3 (5.17%) Games
4 2 (3.45%) Electronics
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Finance
5 1 (1.72%) Publishing
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Analyst
2 15 (25.86%) Developer
3 14 (24.14%) Business Analyst
3 14 (24.14%) UI Developer
4 13 (22.41%) Designer
4 13 (22.41%) UX Designer
5 12 (20.69%) UI/UX Developer
5 12 (20.69%) UX Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Angular Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Digital Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) Digital Business Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (10.34%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Senior Designer
8 5 (8.62%) Senior UX Designer
9 3 (5.17%) Product Manager
9 3 (5.17%) SEO Manager
9 3 (5.17%) Web Applications Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Web Applications Business Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (55.17%) CSS
1 32 (55.17%) HTML
2 17 (29.31%) XML
3 15 (25.86%) Ajax
3 15 (25.86%) CSS3
3 15 (25.86%) HTML5
3 15 (25.86%) jQuery
4 12 (20.69%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.90%) Flash
6 1 (1.72%) JSON
6 1 (1.72%) OAuth
6 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (53.45%) User Experience
2 17 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (25.86%) W3C
4 7 (12.07%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Android
1 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (46.55%) Wireframes
2 19 (32.76%) Scrum
3 16 (27.59%) Prototyping
3 16 (27.59%) User Stories
4 15 (25.86%) Information Architecture
4 15 (25.86%) Usability Testing
5 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 10 (17.24%) Analytics
7 7 (12.07%) Benchmarking
7 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.34%) Front End Development
8 6 (10.34%) Project Management
8 6 (10.34%) Translating Business Requirements
9 5 (8.62%) B2C
9 5 (8.62%) CRM
9 5 (8.62%) PRINCE
9 5 (8.62%) RUP
10 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.90%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.72%) C
2 1 (1.72%) Java
2 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Google
2 7 (12.07%) Adobe
3 6 (10.34%) Atlassian
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.72%) Amdocs
5 1 (1.72%) Facebook
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.72%) Twitter
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