The table below looks at the statistics for Market Research skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Research over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Research
Rank 560 609 543
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -66
Contract jobs citing Market Research 101 53 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.091% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 26 46
Median daily rate £400 £428 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +6.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £473 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £395
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +10.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £70.75 £70.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £120.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +700.00%

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
45124 46910 43512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.26% 78.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29802 30476 26956
Median daily rate £438 £423 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1113 1272 1173
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.01 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +27.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Market Research
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Market Research Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Market Research
Daily Rate Trend

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

Market Research Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Market Research
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Market Research within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Market Research Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Market Research
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Market Research Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Market Research
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Research within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 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 +55 101 £400 -6.97% 106
London +38 53 £425 -0.58% 16
West Midlands -19 16 £400 +86.04% 10
Yorkshire - 12 £450 - 10
Leeds - 11 £475 -
West Yorkshire - 11 £475 - 1
Coventry -10 9 £400 +86.04% 1
South East +22 8 £500 +132.55% 26
West Sussex - 7 - - 1
Worthing - 7 - -
North East -34 6 £400 -14.89% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -36 6 £400 -14.89% 1
Tyne and Wear -36 6 £400 -14.89% 3
Telford - 6 - -
Shropshire - 6 - -
Croydon -9 4 £535 -
City of London +33 3 £425 +6.25% 7
North West +18 3 £413 +20.07% 16
East Midlands -1 2 - - 3
Leicester - 2 - - 1
Leicestershire - 2 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £425 - 4
Cheshire - 1 £425 - 5
Surrey - 1 £500 - 3
Bristol - 1 £225 - 2
Sheffield - 1 £425 - 1
Westminster - 1 £450 -
Warrington - 1 £425 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £370 - 1
South West - 1 £225 - 10

Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Market Research 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 Market Research.

1 195 (75.29%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (72.20%) User Experience
3 170 (65.64%) Psychology
4 160 (61.78%) Analytical Skills
5 144 (55.60%) Degree
6 138 (53.28%) Usability Testing
7 131 (50.58%) Human Factors
8 116 (44.79%) Ethnography
9 112 (43.24%) Service Design
10 100 (38.61%) Guerrilla Research
11 78 (30.12%) Customer Insight
12 30 (11.58%) Prototyping
13 24 (9.27%) Analytics
14 20 (7.72%) User Stories
14 20 (7.72%) Finance
15 15 (5.79%) SQL
15 15 (5.79%) Marketing
16 13 (5.02%) UserZoom
16 13 (5.02%) Axure RP
16 13 (5.02%) Security Cleared
16 13 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (4.63%) E-Commerce
17 12 (4.63%) French Language
17 12 (4.63%) Data Management
18 11 (4.25%) Python
18 11 (4.25%) Line Management
19 10 (3.86%) Mobile App
19 10 (3.86%) Tableau
19 10 (3.86%) R
20 9 (3.47%) Data Analytics

Market Research
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 8 (3.09%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.32%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.16%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (5.02%) UserZoom
2 8 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.70%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.77%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.39%) Edge Animate
5 1 (0.39%) MS Office
5 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.09%) Apache Hive
1 8 (3.09%) Hadoop
2 6 (2.32%) Pentaho
3 3 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.77%) Data Lake
4 2 (0.77%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.77%) QlikView
5 1 (0.39%) Big Data
5 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.39%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.02%) Axure RP
2 7 (2.70%) JIRA
3 6 (2.32%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (7.72%) Finance
2 15 (5.79%) Marketing
3 12 (4.63%) French Language
4 9 (3.47%) Legal
5 8 (3.09%) Publishing
6 7 (2.70%) Billing
6 7 (2.70%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.54%) Advertising
7 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.16%) Retail
9 1 (0.39%) Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 185 (71.43%) User Researcher
2 95 (36.68%) User Experience Researcher
3 63 (24.32%) Digital User Researcher
4 15 (5.79%) Senior User Researcher
5 5 (1.93%) Analyst
5 5 (1.93%) Data Manager
5 5 (1.93%) E-Commerce Manager
5 5 (1.93%) Senior User Experience Researcher
6 4 (1.54%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (1.54%) Data Engineer
6 4 (1.54%) Data Scientist
6 4 (1.54%) Hadoop Engineer
6 4 (1.54%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 4 (1.54%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 4 (1.54%) Operations Manager
6 4 (1.54%) Research Manager
7 3 (1.16%) Consultant
7 3 (1.16%) Project Manager
8 2 (0.77%) Business Analyst
8 2 (0.77%) Data Processing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.16%) CSS
1 3 (1.16%) HTML
2 1 (0.39%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.39%) CSS3
2 1 (0.39%) Flash
2 1 (0.39%) HTML5
2 1 (0.39%) Material Design
2 1 (0.39%) Sass
2 1 (0.39%) Velocity
2 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 187 (72.20%) User Experience
2 170 (65.64%) Psychology
3 160 (61.78%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.86%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.09%) Statistics
6 7 (2.70%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.77%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.77%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.77%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.39%) FMCG
8 1 (0.39%) Life Science
8 1 (0.39%) NHS
8 1 (0.39%) Social Media
8 1 (0.39%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.93%) Android
1 5 (1.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (75.29%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (53.28%) Usability Testing
3 131 (50.58%) Human Factors
4 116 (44.79%) Ethnography
5 112 (43.24%) Service Design
6 100 (38.61%) Guerrilla Research
7 78 (30.12%) Customer Insight
8 30 (11.58%) Prototyping
9 24 (9.27%) Analytics
10 20 (7.72%) User Stories
11 13 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (4.63%) Data Management
12 12 (4.63%) E-Commerce
13 11 (4.25%) Line Management
14 9 (3.47%) Data Analytics
14 9 (3.47%) Qualitative Research
15 8 (3.09%) Machine Learning
15 8 (3.09%) Mentoring
16 7 (2.70%) Actionable Insight
16 7 (2.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.79%) SQL
2 11 (4.25%) Python
3 10 (3.86%) R
4 8 (3.09%) Scala
5 3 (1.16%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.77%) C
6 2 (0.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 144 (55.60%) Degree
2 13 (5.02%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.09%) PhD
4 5 (1.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.16%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.77%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.16%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) Actionable Recommendations
2 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 10 (3.86%) Tableau
2 6 (2.32%) Atlassian
2 6 (2.32%) Greenplum
3 3 (1.16%) Cognos
3 3 (1.16%) Coremetrics
4 2 (0.77%) Alteryx
4 2 (0.77%) Brio
4 2 (0.77%) Google
4 2 (0.77%) IBM
4 2 (0.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.77%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (0.77%) Netezza
4 2 (0.77%) Omniture
5 1 (0.39%) hybris
5 1 (0.39%) SAP
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