The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Marketing in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Marketing over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Marketing
Rank 84 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Marketing 1150 1096 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.19% 2.18% 2.24%
As % of the General category 5.61% 5.50% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 622 606
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £202 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 28
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £11.90 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.48 £32.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -22.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20496 19944 18683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.06% 39.68% 41.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12792 12098 11299
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 620 605
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

Marketing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Marketing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Marketing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Marketing
Daily Rate Trend

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

Marketing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Marketing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Marketing within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Marketing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Marketing
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Marketing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Marketing
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Marketing within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Marketing Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Marketing
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Marketing within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 1096 £375 - 917
London -9 531 £375 - 378
South East -5 255 £365 +0.68% 194
City of London -7 119 £375 +7.14% 106
South West +32 112 £375 +7.14% 59
Berkshire -7 99 £331 -3.28% 52
Surrey +15 50 £355 +9.23% 39
Bristol +18 47 £375 -2.59% 17
West Midlands 0 42 £340 -15.00% 49
North West +14 41 £338 +22.72% 92
East Midlands +21 38 £525 +75.00% 30
East of England -21 38 £400 +1.58% 55
Bracknell +5 32 £200 -2.43% 4
Hampshire -12 27 £363 -22.04% 13
Buckinghamshire -2 23 £388 -6.06% 18
Yorkshire -17 23 £310 -11.42% 41
Wales +7 22 £525 +61.53% 10
Reading -3 22 £390 -2.50% 28
Scotland -11 20 £275 -31.67% 15
Oxfordshire +3 19 £423 -23.18% 30
Manchester +2 19 £325 +23.80% 51
Milton Keynes +1 19 £400 +23.07% 9
Coventry +17 18 £325 - 7
West Yorkshire -10 18 £310 -11.42% 23
Wiltshire +14 17 £325 -5.79% 4
Canary Wharf +18 14 £438 -20.45%
Northamptonshire -9 14 £525 +38.15% 5
Bedfordshire -9 13 £550 +50.68% 7
South Wales - 13 £525 - 9
Luton +6 12 £550 +29.41% 5

Marketing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Marketing 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 Marketing.

1 736 (30.05%) Finance
2 541 (22.09%) Digital Marketing
3 456 (18.62%) HTML
4 434 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
5 379 (15.48%) Business Intelligence
6 368 (15.03%) Telecoms
7 367 (14.99%) CSS
8 365 (14.90%) SQL
9 345 (14.09%) Analytics
10 344 (14.05%) JavaScript
11 328 (13.39%) Project Management
12 322 (13.15%) E-Commerce
13 308 (12.58%) SAP
14 301 (12.29%) CRM
15 288 (11.76%) Programme Management
16 286 (11.68%) Manufacturing
17 270 (11.02%) Retail
17 270 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
18 260 (10.62%) Electronics
19 250 (10.21%) DTV
20 249 (10.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
21 241 (9.84%) Advertising
22 239 (9.76%) Microsoft
23 215 (8.78%) User Experience
24 209 (8.53%) Degree
25 202 (8.25%) HTML5
26 195 (7.96%) Java
27 186 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
28 171 (6.98%) .NET
28 171 (6.98%) Social Media

Marketing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Marketing 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 Marketing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 162 (6.61%) CMS
2 125 (5.10%) SAS
3 62 (2.53%) Apache
4 58 (2.37%) SharePoint
5 51 (2.08%) WordPress
6 45 (1.84%) Drupal
7 39 (1.59%) Adobe CQ
8 30 (1.22%) WebSphere
9 28 (1.14%) Tomcat
10 26 (1.06%) IIS
11 25 (1.02%) Node.js
12 17 (0.69%) Confluence
12 17 (0.69%) MS Exchange
12 17 (0.69%) Umbraco
12 17 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
13 15 (0.61%) Kentico
14 12 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 151 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 107 (4.37%) Photoshop
3 98 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 90 (3.67%) MS Office
5 53 (2.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 47 (1.92%) MS Project
7 37 (1.51%) SPSS
8 36 (1.47%) MS Visio
9 25 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 19 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
11 16 (0.65%) InDesign
12 10 (0.41%) Shockwave
12 10 (0.41%) Acrobat
13 9 (0.37%) Fireworks
14 6 (0.24%) ImageReady
14 6 (0.24%) FastStats
15 4 (0.16%) PowerPivot
15 4 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
16 2 (0.082%) Weka
17 1 (0.041%) EViews
Business Applications
1 249 (10.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 87 (3.55%) Google Analytics
3 44 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 26 (1.06%) SiteCatalyst
5 23 (0.94%) WebTrends
6 13 (0.53%) Magento
7 10 (0.41%) Optimost
7 10 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
8 9 (0.37%) SAP CRM
8 9 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
10 6 (0.24%) Agresso
11 5 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.16%) thinkFolio
12 4 (0.16%) SAP HCM
12 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.16%) SAP InfiniteInsight
12 4 (0.16%) SAP BPC
13 3 (0.12%) Unica Affinium
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (1.39%) SaaS
3 24 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (0.73%) Office 365
5 15 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.49%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.37%) GitHub
8 6 (0.24%) Heroku
8 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.16%) Force.com
9 4 (0.16%) PaaS
9 4 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.082%) CheetahMail
11 2 (0.082%) Pure360
11 2 (0.082%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.041%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.041%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.041%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (3.02%) Internet
2 29 (1.18%) Intranet
3 21 (0.86%) DNS
4 19 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 18 (0.73%) HTTP
5 18 (0.73%) Broadband
6 16 (0.65%) SMS
6 16 (0.65%) Firewall
7 14 (0.57%) WAN
8 13 (0.53%) LTE
9 11 (0.45%) 3G
10 10 (0.41%) OSPF
10 10 (0.41%) BGP
10 10 (0.41%) DHCP
10 10 (0.41%) SAN
11 9 (0.37%) VPN
12 8 (0.33%) FTP
13 7 (0.29%) CTI
13 7 (0.29%) Ethernet
13 7 (0.29%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 114 (4.65%) MySQL
3 97 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
4 79 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 54 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 40 (1.63%) Big Data
8 34 (1.39%) QlikView
9 29 (1.18%) Hadoop
10 28 (1.14%) RDBMS
11 27 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
12 26 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
13 25 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 23 (0.94%) Data Mining
15 22 (0.90%) Base SAS
15 22 (0.90%) Oracle Database
16 20 (0.82%) MongoDB
17 18 (0.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
18 17 (0.69%) NoSQL
19 13 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 69 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 58 (2.37%) Subversion
3 38 (1.55%) Ant
4 35 (1.43%) JIRA
5 34 (1.39%) Maven
6 30 (1.22%) Dreamweaver
7 29 (1.18%) Eclipse
7 29 (1.18%) Axure RP
8 24 (0.98%) JUnit
9 21 (0.86%) Selenium
10 18 (0.73%) Jenkins
11 17 (0.69%) Grunt
11 17 (0.69%) Visual Studio
12 16 (0.65%) SoapUI
13 12 (0.49%) Mockito
14 11 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (0.41%) IntelliJ
15 10 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 8 (0.33%) Cucumber
16 8 (0.33%) Xcode
General
1 736 (30.05%) Finance
2 368 (15.03%) Telecoms
3 286 (11.68%) Manufacturing
4 270 (11.02%) Retail
5 260 (10.62%) Electronics
6 241 (9.84%) Advertising
7 97 (3.96%) Banking
8 85 (3.47%) Legal
9 64 (2.61%) Games
10 63 (2.57%) Publishing
11 34 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 27 (1.10%) Automotive
12 27 (1.10%) Billing
12 27 (1.10%) Retail Banking
13 17 (0.69%) French Language
13 17 (0.69%) Law
14 15 (0.61%) German Language
15 14 (0.57%) Back Office
16 11 (0.45%) Multimedia
17 10 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 541 (22.09%) Analyst
2 540 (22.05%) Developer
3 227 (9.27%) Business Analyst
4 217 (8.86%) Project Manager
5 132 (5.39%) Architect
6 130 (5.31%) Designer
7 126 (5.14%) Consultant
8 102 (4.16%) Data Analyst
9 82 (3.35%) PHP Developer
10 75 (3.06%) Marketing Manager
11 73 (2.98%) Web Developer
12 71 (2.90%) Java Developer
13 63 (2.57%) Senior Developer
14 60 (2.45%) Front-End Developer
15 57 (2.33%) .NET Developer
16 52 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
16 52 (2.12%) Digital Project Manager
17 50 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
18 44 (1.80%) Product Manager
19 36 (1.47%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (18.62%) HTML
2 367 (14.99%) CSS
3 202 (8.25%) HTML5
4 171 (6.98%) .NET
5 161 (6.57%) jQuery
6 127 (5.19%) Web Services
7 110 (4.49%) CSS3
8 99 (4.04%) XML
9 87 (3.55%) ASP.NET
10 66 (2.69%) Ajax
11 63 (2.57%) SOAP
12 61 (2.49%) REST
13 57 (2.33%) Spring
14 56 (2.29%) J2EE
15 55 (2.25%) AngularJS
16 42 (1.71%) Flash
17 39 (1.59%) JSON
18 35 (1.43%) XHTML
19 33 (1.35%) JSP
20 32 (1.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 270 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 250 (10.21%) DTV
3 215 (8.78%) User Experience
4 171 (6.98%) Social Media
5 81 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 62 (2.53%) Digital Media
7 53 (2.16%) Computer Science
8 50 (2.04%) FMCG
9 44 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 44 (1.80%) Visualisation
10 35 (1.43%) Open Source
11 30 (1.22%) NHS
12 27 (1.10%) Blog
13 23 (0.94%) Data Integration
14 21 (0.86%) Mathematics
14 21 (0.86%) Statistics
15 20 (0.82%) Replication
15 20 (0.82%) Graphic Design
15 20 (0.82%) Copywriting
15 20 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 142 (5.80%) Linux
2 101 (4.12%) Windows
3 90 (3.67%) UNIX
4 52 (2.12%) Android
4 52 (2.12%) Apple iOS
5 26 (1.06%) Solaris
6 24 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.49%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (0.45%) CentOS
11 9 (0.37%) Fedora
12 6 (0.24%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.082%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.082%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.082%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.082%) Windows Phone 7
14 2 (0.082%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (22.09%) Digital Marketing
2 434 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
3 379 (15.48%) Business Intelligence
4 345 (14.09%) Analytics
5 328 (13.39%) Project Management
6 322 (13.15%) E-Commerce
7 301 (12.29%) CRM
8 288 (11.76%) Programme Management
9 186 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 129 (5.27%) Scrum
11 117 (4.78%) Content Management
12 116 (4.74%) MVC
13 113 (4.61%) Migration
14 106 (4.33%) TDD
14 106 (4.33%) SEO
15 99 (4.04%) Campaign Management
16 97 (3.96%) PRINCE2
17 91 (3.72%) OO
18 89 (3.63%) Data Analysis
19 80 (3.27%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 365 (14.90%) SQL
2 344 (14.05%) JavaScript
3 195 (7.96%) Java
4 151 (6.17%) PHP
5 109 (4.45%) C#
6 46 (1.88%) Python
7 41 (1.67%) Ruby
8 33 (1.35%) T-SQL
9 32 (1.31%) VB.NET
9 32 (1.31%) C
9 32 (1.31%) PL/SQL
10 25 (1.02%) VBA
11 22 (0.90%) Perl
12 21 (0.86%) C++
13 19 (0.78%) Bash Shell
14 15 (0.61%) PowerShell
15 14 (0.57%) VB
16 10 (0.41%) VBScript
16 10 (0.41%) R
17 9 (0.37%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 209 (8.53%) Degree
2 57 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 43 (1.76%) SC Cleared
3 43 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (1.51%) VCP4
5 20 (0.82%) ISEB
5 20 (0.82%) MCTS
6 16 (0.65%) PMI Certification
6 16 (0.65%) MCAD
6 16 (0.65%) MCSD
6 16 (0.65%) MCPD
7 15 (0.61%) PMP
7 15 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (0.53%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (0.37%) MCSE
9 9 (0.37%) ACCA
9 9 (0.37%) CIMA
10 7 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (2.45%) QA
2 25 (1.02%) SLA
3 15 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.16%) WAI
6 4 (0.16%) HL7
7 2 (0.082%) COBIT
7 2 (0.082%) WCAG
8 1 (0.041%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.041%) GxP
8 1 (0.041%) CDISC
8 1 (0.041%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.041%) P3O
8 1 (0.041%) GAMP
System Software
1 32 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.65%) vSphere
4 9 (0.37%) Varnish
5 5 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.16%) XenApp
6 4 (0.16%) HDFS
7 3 (0.12%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.082%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.041%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.041%) Xen
9 1 (0.041%) Firmware
9 1 (0.041%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.041%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.041%) NDS
9 1 (0.041%) vCloud
9 1 (0.041%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.041%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (1.14%) Puppet
2 20 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.41%) Vagrant
4 7 (0.29%) Ansible
4 7 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.20%) Nagios
5 5 (0.20%) SCCM
6 4 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.12%) Icinga
7 3 (0.12%) SCOM
8 2 (0.082%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.082%) HP UCMDB
8 2 (0.082%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.082%) WSUS
8 2 (0.082%) Opsview
8 2 (0.082%) logstash
9 1 (0.041%) Salt
9 1 (0.041%) Kibana
9 1 (0.041%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.041%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 308 (12.58%) SAP
2 239 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 155 (6.33%) Adobe
4 116 (4.74%) Salesforce.com
5 113 (4.61%) Google
6 103 (4.21%) Oracle
7 58 (2.37%) IBM
8 45 (1.84%) VMware
9 39 (1.59%) Omniture
10 36 (1.47%) Unica
11 34 (1.39%) Siebel
12 30 (1.22%) Cisco
13 27 (1.10%) Teradata
13 27 (1.10%) Zend
14 26 (1.06%) Red Hat
15 24 (0.98%) hybris
15 24 (0.98%) Facebook
16 22 (0.90%) Twitter
16 22 (0.90%) Tableau
16 22 (0.90%) Citrix
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