The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of comScore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited comScore over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within comScore.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
comScore
UK
Rank 593 617 612
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Contract jobs citing comScore 2 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.021% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.010% 0.049% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 2
Median daily rate £275 £300 £216
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +38.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £313 £275
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20233 22493 23972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.59% 43.22% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12546 13464 13798
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 759 835 981
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.42 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

comScore
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing comScore as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

comScore Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

comScore
Daily Rate Trend

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

comScore Daily Rate Trend in the UK

comScore
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 comScore within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +38 2 £275 -8.33%
London +14 2 £275 -8.33%
City of London -6 1 - -

comScore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing comScore 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 comScore.

1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Adobe
3 3 (42.86%) Google
3 3 (42.86%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Google Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Data Extraction
4 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Multivariate Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 2 (28.57%) Information Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) Kentico
4 2 (28.57%) Hitwise
4 2 (28.57%) Campaign Management
4 2 (28.57%) Campaign Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) B2B
4 2 (28.57%) SEO
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Advertising
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Omniture

comScore
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 (28.57%) Kentico
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Google Analytics
General
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Account Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Account Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Google Analytics Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Web Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Website Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) B2B
2 2 (28.57%) Campaign Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Campaign Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Data Extraction
2 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Information Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Multivariate Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) SEO
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) R
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
1 3 (42.86%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) Hitwise
3 1 (14.29%) Omniture
3 1 (14.29%) Tableau