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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited comScore over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
comScore
Rank 616 - 582
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing comScore 1 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% - 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 11
Average daily rate
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£525 - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
26002 24478 26884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.45% 46.46% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14841 13808 13714
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1185 1104 1374
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.90 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

comScore
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing comScore within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing comScore also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited comScore.

1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Omniture
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) Market Research
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

comScore
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing comScore also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited comScore. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Web Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analytics Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) Market Research
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Omniture