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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Marketing
Rank 84 81 94
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Marketing 1117 1113 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.20% 2.28% 2.11%
As % of the General category 5.66% 5.58% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 628 541
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 49 32
Average hourly rate £20.13 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.90 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £33.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -32.60%

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
19729 19939 17976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.90% 40.93% 40.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12666 12421 10672
Average daily rate £430 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 588 683
Average hourly rate £25.50 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 0 1072 £370 +5.71% 1024
London -12 552 £375 - 463
South East +3 260 £355 +8.39% 215
City of London -8 118 £388 +3.33% 151
Berkshire -6 90 £325 +1.56% 62
South West +24 87 £375 +41.50% 88
Surrey +2 47 £336 +5.90% 47
West Midlands +14 43 £350 -17.64% 43
Bristol +13 35 £400 +14.28% 31
East of England -23 34 £350 -8.19% 42
Hampshire -9 33 £305 -17.28% 25
North West +5 32 £295 -4.83% 88
East Midlands +20 31 £525 +215.78% 27
Buckinghamshire +3 30 £375 -9.09% 11
Bracknell +5 25 £119 -41.95% 9
Oxfordshire +5 24 £418 -24.09% 22
Manchester +1 23 £295 +12.38% 52
Reading -2 20 £283 -11.71% 12
Coventry +18 19 £325 - 2
Milton Keynes +11 19 £400 - 4
Canary Wharf +21 18 £320 -20.00%
Kent +4 16 £325 +44.44% 10
Wales -2 16 £450 +38.46% 11
Scotland -22 16 £250 -37.50% 18
Oxford - 16 £450 - 8
Wiltshire +4 14 £325 +13.04% 9
South Wales - 14 £450 - 9
Nottingham +7 13 £540 +154.11% 2
Nottinghamshire +6 13 £540 +32.92% 4
Yorkshire -30 13 £450 +44.00% 39

Marketing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 732 (29.24%) Finance
2 517 (20.66%) Digital Marketing
3 496 (19.82%) HTML
4 443 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
5 392 (15.66%) Business Intelligence
6 391 (15.62%) CSS
7 380 (15.18%) SQL
8 375 (14.98%) Telecoms
9 363 (14.50%) JavaScript
10 347 (13.86%) Analytics
11 337 (13.46%) E-Commerce
12 305 (12.19%) SAP
13 299 (11.95%) Project Management
14 295 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
15 283 (11.31%) Manufacturing
16 282 (11.27%) CRM
17 279 (11.15%) Programme Management
18 263 (10.51%) Retail
19 247 (9.87%) Electronics
20 242 (9.67%) DTV
21 238 (9.51%) Advertising
22 237 (9.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
23 231 (9.23%) Microsoft
24 216 (8.63%) User Experience
25 213 (8.51%) HTML5
26 202 (8.07%) Degree
27 197 (7.87%) .NET
28 194 (7.75%) Social Media
29 179 (7.15%) Java
30 172 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management

Marketing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 166 (6.63%) CMS
2 139 (5.55%) SAS
3 64 (2.56%) Apache
4 62 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 50 (2.00%) WordPress
6 43 (1.72%) Drupal
7 33 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 32 (1.28%) Adobe CQ
9 27 (1.08%) Node.js
10 25 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 21 (0.84%) Umbraco
12 19 (0.76%) IIS
13 18 (0.72%) MS Exchange
13 18 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
14 17 (0.68%) Confluence
15 15 (0.60%) Kentico
16 11 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
16 11 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 159 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 122 (4.87%) Photoshop
3 101 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 85 (3.40%) MS Office
5 65 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 50 (2.00%) SPSS
7 40 (1.60%) MS Project
8 37 (1.48%) MS Visio
9 29 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 21 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
11 17 (0.68%) InDesign
12 10 (0.40%) FastStats
13 9 (0.36%) Acrobat
13 9 (0.36%) Fireworks
14 8 (0.32%) PowerPivot
15 7 (0.28%) Shockwave
16 5 (0.20%) ImageReady
17 3 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
18 2 (0.080%) Adobe Premiere
19 1 (0.040%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 237 (9.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 91 (3.64%) Google Analytics
3 39 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 22 (0.88%) SiteCatalyst
5 20 (0.80%) WebTrends
6 15 (0.60%) Magento
7 11 (0.44%) SAP CRM
7 11 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
8 8 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.24%) Optimost
9 6 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.20%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.16%) SAP BPC
11 4 (0.16%) Radian6
11 4 (0.16%) SAP InfiniteInsight
11 4 (0.16%) SAP HCM
12 3 (0.12%) Unica Affinium
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (1.28%) SaaS
3 23 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (0.80%) Office 365
5 15 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 10 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.24%) Force.com
7 6 (0.24%) Heroku
8 5 (0.20%) GitHub
9 4 (0.16%) Responsys
10 3 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.12%) PaaS
11 2 (0.080%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.040%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.040%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.040%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.040%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (2.76%) Internet
2 27 (1.08%) Intranet
3 22 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 20 (0.80%) DNS
5 19 (0.76%) SMS
6 15 (0.60%) 3G
6 15 (0.60%) LTE
7 13 (0.52%) Firewall
7 13 (0.52%) SAN
7 13 (0.52%) Broadband
7 13 (0.52%) DHCP
8 12 (0.48%) HTTP
8 12 (0.48%) WAN
8 12 (0.48%) LAN
9 11 (0.44%) FTP
10 10 (0.40%) VPN
11 9 (0.36%) OSPF
11 9 (0.36%) BGP
11 9 (0.36%) 4G
12 8 (0.32%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 120 (4.79%) MySQL
3 106 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
4 76 (3.04%) Relational Database
5 60 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 44 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 33 (1.32%) Big Data
7 33 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (1.24%) Hadoop
9 30 (1.20%) QlikView
10 29 (1.16%) RDBMS
10 29 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (1.04%) Data Mining
12 24 (0.96%) NoSQL
12 24 (0.96%) Oracle Database
13 22 (0.88%) MongoDB
14 21 (0.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 21 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
15 20 (0.80%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 71 (2.84%) Git (software)
2 58 (2.32%) Subversion
3 41 (1.64%) Ant
4 40 (1.60%) JIRA
5 32 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
5 32 (1.28%) Maven
6 31 (1.24%) Axure RP
7 30 (1.20%) Eclipse
8 28 (1.12%) JUnit
9 27 (1.08%) Jenkins
10 24 (0.96%) Selenium
11 23 (0.92%) Visual Studio
12 18 (0.72%) Grunt
13 15 (0.60%) Mockito
14 14 (0.56%) IntelliJ
15 13 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (0.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 10 (0.40%) SoapUI
18 8 (0.32%) Cucumber
19 7 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 732 (29.24%) Finance
2 375 (14.98%) Telecoms
3 283 (11.31%) Manufacturing
4 263 (10.51%) Retail
5 247 (9.87%) Electronics
6 238 (9.51%) Advertising
7 97 (3.88%) Banking
8 84 (3.36%) Legal
9 68 (2.72%) Games
10 67 (2.68%) Publishing
11 38 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 27 (1.08%) Automotive
12 27 (1.08%) Billing
13 22 (0.88%) Retail Banking
14 18 (0.72%) French Language
15 16 (0.64%) Law
16 15 (0.60%) Investment Banking
17 11 (0.44%) German Language
17 11 (0.44%) Dutch Language
17 11 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 588 (23.49%) Developer
2 521 (20.82%) Analyst
3 217 (8.67%) Business Analyst
4 195 (7.79%) Project Manager
5 151 (6.03%) Designer
6 143 (5.71%) Architect
7 125 (4.99%) Consultant
8 104 (4.16%) Data Analyst
9 85 (3.40%) PHP Developer
10 82 (3.28%) Marketing Manager
10 82 (3.28%) Web Developer
11 78 (3.12%) Front-End Developer
12 65 (2.60%) Java Developer
13 64 (2.56%) .NET Developer
14 59 (2.36%) Senior Developer
15 55 (2.20%) Senior Analyst
16 54 (2.16%) Solutions Architect
17 46 (1.84%) Digital Project Manager
18 43 (1.72%) Product Manager
19 38 (1.52%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (19.82%) HTML
2 391 (15.62%) CSS
3 213 (8.51%) HTML5
4 197 (7.87%) .NET
5 172 (6.87%) jQuery
6 123 (4.91%) Web Services
7 121 (4.83%) CSS3
8 105 (4.19%) XML
9 97 (3.88%) ASP.NET
10 72 (2.88%) Ajax
11 61 (2.44%) Spring
12 59 (2.36%) REST
13 57 (2.28%) AngularJS
14 53 (2.12%) J2EE
15 50 (2.00%) SOAP
16 43 (1.72%) JSON
17 40 (1.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 39 (1.56%) .NET Framework
19 37 (1.48%) JSP
19 37 (1.48%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 295 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 242 (9.67%) DTV
3 216 (8.63%) User Experience
4 194 (7.75%) Social Media
5 81 (3.24%) Mobile App
6 60 (2.40%) Digital Media
7 56 (2.24%) Visualisation
8 51 (2.04%) Computer Science
9 47 (1.88%) FMCG
10 42 (1.68%) Open Source
11 41 (1.64%) Management Information System
12 29 (1.16%) Statistics
13 27 (1.08%) Data Integration
14 25 (1.00%) Blog
14 25 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
15 24 (0.96%) Copywriting
16 22 (0.88%) NHS
17 20 (0.80%) Data Structures
18 18 (0.72%) Online Games
19 17 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 142 (5.67%) Linux
2 89 (3.56%) Windows
3 76 (3.04%) UNIX
4 59 (2.36%) Apple iOS
5 58 (2.32%) Android
6 19 (0.76%) Solaris
7 16 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.48%) Windows 7
11 11 (0.44%) CentOS
12 9 (0.36%) Fedora
13 4 (0.16%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.12%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.080%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.080%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.080%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.080%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (20.66%) Digital Marketing
2 443 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
3 392 (15.66%) Business Intelligence
4 347 (13.86%) Analytics
5 337 (13.46%) E-Commerce
6 299 (11.95%) Project Management
7 282 (11.27%) CRM
8 279 (11.15%) Programme Management
9 172 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 130 (5.19%) Scrum
11 127 (5.07%) MVC
12 119 (4.75%) Content Management
13 113 (4.51%) SEO
14 112 (4.47%) Campaign Management
15 107 (4.27%) TDD
16 106 (4.23%) Migration
17 97 (3.88%) PRINCE2
18 95 (3.80%) OO
19 93 (3.72%) Business Analysis
20 90 (3.60%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 380 (15.18%) SQL
2 363 (14.50%) JavaScript
3 179 (7.15%) Java
4 151 (6.03%) PHP
5 131 (5.23%) C#
6 44 (1.76%) Python
7 42 (1.68%) Ruby
8 37 (1.48%) VB.NET
9 34 (1.36%) T-SQL
10 31 (1.24%) C
11 29 (1.16%) PL/SQL
12 27 (1.08%) VBA
13 24 (0.96%) Perl
14 21 (0.84%) C++
15 19 (0.76%) VB
16 18 (0.72%) Bash Shell
17 14 (0.56%) PowerShell
17 14 (0.56%) Shell Script
18 12 (0.48%) R
19 11 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 202 (8.07%) Degree
2 45 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 34 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 17 (0.68%) PMI Certification
6 16 (0.64%) ISEB
7 14 (0.56%) PMP
8 12 (0.48%) MCSE
9 11 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (0.36%) MCTS
11 9 (0.36%) ACCA
11 9 (0.36%) CIMA
12 6 (0.24%) MBA
12 6 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.20%) MCAD
13 5 (0.20%) MCSD
13 5 (0.20%) CCNA
13 5 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (2.60%) QA
2 22 (0.88%) SLA
3 14 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.16%) WAI
8 2 (0.080%) HL7
8 2 (0.080%) WCAG
9 1 (0.040%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.040%) COBIT
9 1 (0.040%) P3O
System Software
1 29 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.64%) vSphere
4 8 (0.32%) Varnish
5 6 (0.24%) HDFS
6 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.12%) XenApp
6 3 (0.12%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.080%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.080%) Veritas File System
7 2 (0.080%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.040%) vCloud
8 1 (0.040%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.040%) NDS
8 1 (0.040%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (1.08%) Puppet
2 22 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.52%) Vagrant
4 9 (0.36%) Ansible
5 7 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.24%) Nagios
7 4 (0.16%) SCCM
7 4 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.12%) Icinga
8 3 (0.12%) SCOM
9 2 (0.080%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.080%) WSUS
9 2 (0.080%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.080%) logstash
9 2 (0.080%) Salt
9 2 (0.080%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.080%) Opsview
10 1 (0.040%) cPanel
10 1 (0.040%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.040%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 305 (12.19%) SAP
2 231 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 171 (6.83%) Adobe
4 119 (4.75%) Google
5 105 (4.19%) Oracle
6 104 (4.16%) Salesforce.com
7 67 (2.68%) IBM
8 45 (1.80%) Unica
9 42 (1.68%) VMware
10 41 (1.64%) Omniture
11 32 (1.28%) Cisco
12 29 (1.16%) Siebel
12 29 (1.16%) Teradata
13 28 (1.12%) Tableau
14 26 (1.04%) Business Objects
15 25 (1.00%) Eloqua
15 25 (1.00%) Zend
16 24 (0.96%) Facebook
16 24 (0.96%) Sitecore
17 23 (0.92%) Marketo
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