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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Competitor Analysis
UK
Rank 578 600 607
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Contract jobs citing Competitor Analysis 30 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.054% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.065% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 2
Median daily rate £388 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -12.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £230 -
% change year-on-year
+73.91% -
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
37606 43039 41704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 82.75% 79.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24983 28189 26373
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 1185 1114
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 16 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +35 30 £388 +17.42% 10
London +15 17 £325 -4.41% 5
South East +27 9 £415 -
Reading +27 8 £415 -
Berkshire +25 8 £415 -
City of London -16 3 £550 +25.71% 1
Wimbledon - 2 £325 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 - - 2
North West - 1 £375 -
Gatwick - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 £375 -
West Sussex - 1 - -

Competitor Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 22 (44.00%) User Experience
2 19 (38.00%) Wireframes
3 18 (36.00%) HTML
3 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (34.00%) CSS
4 17 (34.00%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (32.00%) Analytics
6 13 (26.00%) Marketing
7 12 (24.00%) Information Architecture
8 11 (22.00%) Market Research
8 11 (22.00%) Usability Testing
8 11 (22.00%) User Stories
9 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 10 (20.00%) Prototyping
10 9 (18.00%) HTTP
10 9 (18.00%) W3C
10 9 (18.00%) Google
10 9 (18.00%) Ajax
10 9 (18.00%) Scrum
10 9 (18.00%) CSS3
10 9 (18.00%) Google Analytics
10 9 (18.00%) jQuery
10 9 (18.00%) HTML5
11 8 (16.00%) Degree
11 8 (16.00%) XML
12 7 (14.00%) OmniGraffle
12 7 (14.00%) Axure RP
12 7 (14.00%) Big Data
12 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
12 7 (14.00%) AngularJS

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 5 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) OmniGraffle
2 5 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.00%) IaaS
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) Big Data
2 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Axure RP
2 6 (12.00%) JIRA
General
1 13 (26.00%) Marketing
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 5 (10.00%) Advertising
4 4 (8.00%) Legal
4 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.00%) Games
6 1 (2.00%) Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Electronics
6 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Designer
4 8 (16.00%) UI Developer
4 8 (16.00%) UX Designer
5 6 (12.00%) Angular Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Product Manager
6 5 (10.00%) UI/UX Developer
6 5 (10.00%) UX Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Marketing Assistant
8 3 (6.00%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Digital Business Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) SEO Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Data Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) HTML
2 17 (34.00%) CSS
3 9 (18.00%) Ajax
3 9 (18.00%) CSS3
3 9 (18.00%) HTML5
3 9 (18.00%) jQuery
4 8 (16.00%) XML
5 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.00%) JSON
6 1 (2.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.00%) User Experience
2 17 (34.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (18.00%) W3C
4 5 (10.00%) Taxonomies
5 2 (4.00%) Blog
5 2 (4.00%) Social Media
6 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Wireframes
2 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.00%) Analytics
4 12 (24.00%) Information Architecture
5 11 (22.00%) Market Research
5 11 (22.00%) Usability Testing
5 11 (22.00%) User Stories
6 10 (20.00%) Prototyping
7 9 (18.00%) Scrum
8 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 6 (12.00%) Project Management
10 5 (10.00%) Benchmarking
10 5 (10.00%) CRM
10 5 (10.00%) Front End Development
10 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
11 4 (8.00%) B2B
11 4 (8.00%) SEO
11 4 (8.00%) Use Case
11 4 (8.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Google
2 5 (10.00%) Adobe
2 5 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.00%) Facebook
3 2 (4.00%) Tableau
3 2 (4.00%) Twitter
4 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
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