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 22 August 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Marketing
Rank 67 75 84
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing Marketing 1448 1292 1265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.57% 2.42% 2.18%
As % of the General category 6.64% 5.66% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 726 743
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 43 22
Average hourly rate £21.23 £22.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.64% +34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.97 £40.00 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.62 £28.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-24.81% +64.28%

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
21809 22823 25773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.69% 42.81% 44.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13398 14103 15322
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 608 741
Average hourly rate £21.07 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.97 £49.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +5 1371 £350 -3.44% 995
London +6 685 £350 -6.66% 448
South East -2 301 £350 +7.69% 212
City of London +12 155 £350 - 127
Berkshire +2 143 £350 +22.80% 71
East of England +1 82 £395 +17.03% 77
South West -14 75 £320 -12.32% 61
North West +35 73 £395 +17.03% 70
Yorkshire +32 52 £288 -13.53% 35
West Midlands -6 46 £328 -16.56% 28
Hertfordshire +2 42 £395 +17.03% 20
Manchester +14 35 £395 +23.92% 32
Reading 0 35 £350 +22.80% 15
West Yorkshire +38 34 £160 -53.62% 21
Oxfordshire +12 34 £406 +113.81% 15
Surrey +1 33 £300 -21.05% 39
Scotland -5 31 £325 -1.51% 22
Buckinghamshire +5 30 £386 +18.84% 22
Hampshire -9 27 £328 -6.42% 23
Bristol -19 26 £350 -9.67% 25
Leeds +29 23 £160 -57.33% 14
East Midlands -9 23 £375 +50.00% 41
Bracknell +16 22 £390 +24.80% 3
Essex +14 22 £438 +12.90% 6
Slough +7 19 £255 +2.00% 13
Milton Keynes +14 17 £388 +29.16% 9
Cheshire +8 17 £345 +20.00% 23
Edinburgh -16 17 £450 +37.40% 10
West Sussex +9 15 £350 -12.50% 9
Banbury - 15 £413 - 3

Marketing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 779 (27.95%) Finance
2 571 (20.49%) Digital Marketing
3 496 (17.80%) HTML
4 435 (15.61%) SQL
5 419 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
6 415 (14.89%) Telecoms
7 398 (14.28%) Project Management
8 388 (13.92%) SAP
9 364 (13.06%) CRM
9 364 (13.06%) Analytics
10 353 (12.67%) CSS
11 351 (12.59%) E-Commerce
12 320 (11.48%) Manufacturing
13 318 (11.41%) JavaScript
14 313 (11.23%) Programme Management
15 305 (10.94%) Degree
16 288 (10.33%) Electronics
17 287 (10.30%) Retail
18 278 (9.97%) DTV
19 270 (9.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
20 247 (8.86%) Microsoft
21 237 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
22 233 (8.36%) .NET
23 232 (8.32%) Advertising
23 232 (8.32%) Social Media
24 222 (7.97%) SQL Server
25 208 (7.46%) MS Excel
26 196 (7.03%) Java
27 195 (7.00%) Adobe
27 195 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management

Marketing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 183 (6.57%) CMS
2 137 (4.92%) SAS
3 105 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 42 (1.51%) Drupal
5 40 (1.44%) Adobe CQ
6 39 (1.40%) Apache
7 37 (1.33%) WordPress
8 34 (1.22%) IIS
9 30 (1.08%) Tomcat
10 25 (0.90%) MS Exchange
11 20 (0.72%) IBM Notes
11 20 (0.72%) WebSphere
12 18 (0.65%) Umbraco
13 16 (0.57%) Joomla!
13 16 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
16 13 (0.47%) Confluence
16 13 (0.47%) Node.js
16 13 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 208 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 167 (5.99%) Photoshop
3 114 (4.09%) MS Office
4 113 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 93 (3.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 54 (1.94%) MS Project
7 48 (1.72%) SPSS
8 39 (1.40%) MS Visio
9 24 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
10 19 (0.68%) InDesign
11 13 (0.47%) FastStats
11 13 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
12 9 (0.32%) PowerPivot
12 9 (0.32%) Fireworks
13 7 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.11%) RoboHelp
14 3 (0.11%) Acrobat
14 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.072%) Adobe Premiere
16 1 (0.036%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 270 (9.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 91 (3.27%) Google Analytics
3 42 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 41 (1.47%) Magento
5 39 (1.40%) WebTrends
6 36 (1.29%) Oracle CRM
7 33 (1.18%) SiteCatalyst
8 15 (0.54%) SAP CRM
9 8 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.29%) SAP BPC
10 7 (0.25%) SAP SD
11 5 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (0.14%) Oracle BRM
13 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
13 3 (0.11%) ENOVIA
13 3 (0.11%) SAP Business One
14 2 (0.072%) Tridion
14 2 (0.072%) SAP ERP
14 2 (0.072%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 25 (0.90%) SaaS
2 19 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.32%) Office 365
7 8 (0.29%) Force.com
8 7 (0.25%) Responsys
9 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.072%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 2 (0.072%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.072%) CheetahMail
10 2 (0.072%) GitHub
10 2 (0.072%) PaaS
11 1 (0.036%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.036%) IaaS
11 1 (0.036%) Heroku
11 1 (0.036%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 102 (3.66%) Internet
2 60 (2.15%) Intranet
3 40 (1.44%) LAN
4 38 (1.36%) DNS
5 36 (1.29%) WAN
6 31 (1.11%) TCP/IP
7 29 (1.04%) Firewall
8 26 (0.93%) DHCP
9 20 (0.72%) SMS
10 18 (0.65%) VPN
11 16 (0.57%) SAN
12 15 (0.54%) 3G
13 11 (0.39%) Extranet
13 11 (0.39%) Wireless
14 10 (0.36%) HTTP
14 10 (0.36%) Broadband
14 10 (0.36%) MVNO
15 9 (0.32%) VoIP
15 9 (0.32%) MPLS
15 9 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 101 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
3 85 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 82 (2.94%) MySQL
5 69 (2.48%) Relational Database
6 66 (2.37%) Data Mining
7 58 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 44 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 40 (1.44%) Hadoop
10 35 (1.26%) Big Data
11 33 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 28 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 26 (0.93%) QlikView
14 24 (0.86%) NoSQL
15 23 (0.83%) Oracle Database
15 23 (0.83%) MongoDB
16 22 (0.79%) Base SAS
17 20 (0.72%) DB2
17 20 (0.72%) RDBMS
18 16 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 56 (2.01%) Git (software)
2 44 (1.58%) Subversion
3 42 (1.51%) Dreamweaver
3 42 (1.51%) JIRA
4 41 (1.47%) Visual Studio
5 38 (1.36%) Maven
6 35 (1.26%) Jenkins
7 33 (1.18%) Selenium
8 21 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (0.72%) Axure RP
9 20 (0.72%) Cucumber
10 19 (0.68%) Ant
10 19 (0.68%) JUnit
11 13 (0.47%) Eclipse
12 11 (0.39%) TeamCity
13 10 (0.36%) NUnit
14 9 (0.32%) WebDriver
14 9 (0.32%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.32%) Mockito
14 9 (0.32%) IntelliJ
General
1 779 (27.95%) Finance
2 415 (14.89%) Telecoms
3 320 (11.48%) Manufacturing
4 288 (10.33%) Electronics
5 287 (10.30%) Retail
6 232 (8.32%) Advertising
7 117 (4.20%) Banking
8 89 (3.19%) Legal
9 83 (2.98%) Publishing
10 75 (2.69%) Games
11 48 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
12 44 (1.58%) Billing
13 38 (1.36%) French Language
14 27 (0.97%) Automotive
15 22 (0.79%) Spanish Language
16 20 (0.72%) Multimedia
17 17 (0.61%) Retail Banking
18 16 (0.57%) Dutch Language
18 16 (0.57%) Mandarin Language
19 15 (0.54%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 580 (20.81%) Developer
2 557 (19.99%) Analyst
3 259 (9.29%) Project Manager
4 255 (9.15%) Business Analyst
5 184 (6.60%) Designer
6 167 (5.99%) Consultant
7 136 (4.88%) Architect
8 95 (3.41%) Data Analyst
9 78 (2.80%) Front-End Developer
10 73 (2.62%) Marketing Manager
11 60 (2.15%) Web Developer
12 57 (2.05%) PHP Developer
13 56 (2.01%) .NET Developer
14 55 (1.97%) SQL Developer
15 54 (1.94%) Product Manager
16 52 (1.87%) Digital Project Manager
17 50 (1.79%) Senior Developer
18 49 (1.76%) Coordinator
18 49 (1.76%) Web Designer
19 48 (1.72%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (17.80%) HTML
2 353 (12.67%) CSS
3 233 (8.36%) .NET
4 166 (5.96%) jQuery
5 159 (5.71%) HTML5
6 110 (3.95%) Web Services
6 110 (3.95%) CSS3
7 108 (3.88%) XML
8 92 (3.30%) ASP.NET
9 52 (1.87%) RESTful
10 49 (1.76%) Ajax
11 48 (1.72%) JSON
12 47 (1.69%) AngularJS
13 42 (1.51%) REST
13 42 (1.51%) Spring
14 41 (1.47%) Flash
15 40 (1.44%) XHTML
16 39 (1.40%) .NET Framework
17 36 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (1.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 278 (9.97%) DTV
2 232 (8.32%) Social Media
3 96 (3.44%) Mobile App
4 71 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 53 (1.90%) Statistics
6 52 (1.87%) FMCG
7 48 (1.72%) NHS
8 45 (1.61%) Blog
9 44 (1.58%) Computer Science
10 42 (1.51%) Digital Media
11 41 (1.47%) Copywriting
12 37 (1.33%) Visualisation
13 35 (1.26%) Graphic Design
14 33 (1.18%) Online Games
15 32 (1.15%) Data Integration
16 30 (1.08%) Open Source
17 29 (1.04%) Mathematics
18 25 (0.90%) New Media
19 22 (0.79%) PMI
20 21 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 125 (4.49%) Windows
2 109 (3.91%) Linux
3 86 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 65 (2.33%) Android
5 47 (1.69%) UNIX
6 17 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 14 (0.50%) Solaris
9 8 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.25%) CentOS
10 7 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.18%) VMS
11 5 (0.18%) Fedora
12 4 (0.14%) AIX
12 4 (0.14%) HPUX
12 4 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.11%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.072%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 571 (20.49%) Digital Marketing
2 419 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
3 398 (14.28%) Project Management
4 364 (13.06%) CRM
4 364 (13.06%) Analytics
5 351 (12.59%) E-Commerce
6 313 (11.23%) Programme Management
7 237 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
8 195 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 155 (5.56%) SEO
10 151 (5.42%) Content Management
11 131 (4.70%) Business Analysis
12 128 (4.59%) MVC
13 127 (4.56%) PRINCE2
14 113 (4.05%) Data Analysis
15 111 (3.98%) B2B
16 110 (3.95%) Scrum
17 108 (3.88%) OO
18 107 (3.84%) Email Marketing
19 106 (3.80%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 435 (15.61%) SQL
2 318 (11.41%) JavaScript
3 196 (7.03%) Java
4 147 (5.27%) PHP
5 140 (5.02%) C#
6 52 (1.87%) T-SQL
7 34 (1.22%) Ruby
8 31 (1.11%) C
8 31 (1.11%) PL/SQL
8 31 (1.11%) Python
9 28 (1.00%) VB.NET
10 24 (0.86%) VBA
10 24 (0.86%) VB
10 24 (0.86%) PHP5
11 22 (0.79%) C++
12 21 (0.75%) Perl
13 19 (0.68%) R
14 14 (0.50%) Apex Code
15 12 (0.43%) ActionScript
15 12 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 305 (10.94%) Degree
2 35 (1.26%) PMI Certification
2 35 (1.26%) Security Cleared
3 25 (0.90%) ISEB
4 24 (0.86%) PMP
5 23 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 21 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 17 (0.61%) MCSE
9 14 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.47%) ISTQB
11 10 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (0.22%) MBA
13 5 (0.18%) ACCA
14 4 (0.14%) CIMA
14 4 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.11%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.11%) APMP
15 3 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (3.55%) QA
2 19 (0.68%) SLA
3 15 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.29%) WCAG
5 8 (0.29%) WAI
6 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.11%) P3O
8 3 (0.11%) AIFMD
8 3 (0.11%) UCITS
8 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.072%) GMP
9 2 (0.072%) COBIT
10 1 (0.036%) JTAG
10 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.036%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.036%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.036%) COREP
10 1 (0.036%) FINREP
System Software
1 29 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.22%) XenApp
4 5 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.072%) Cronacle
7 2 (0.072%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.072%) Veritas File System
7 2 (0.072%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.036%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.036%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.036%) vSphere
8 1 (0.036%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.036%) Xen
8 1 (0.036%) NFS
8 1 (0.036%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.036%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 11 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
2 9 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.29%) Puppet
4 7 (0.25%) Oozie
5 6 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.18%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.14%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.072%) Nagios
8 2 (0.072%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.072%) nmon
8 2 (0.072%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.072%) HP UCMDB
8 2 (0.072%) SCOM
9 1 (0.036%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.036%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.036%) SCCM
9 1 (0.036%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.036%) Oracle Statspack
9 1 (0.036%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 388 (13.92%) SAP
2 247 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 195 (7.00%) Adobe
4 172 (6.17%) Oracle
5 120 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
6 113 (4.05%) Google
7 44 (1.58%) IBM
7 44 (1.58%) Facebook
8 40 (1.44%) Twitter
9 38 (1.36%) Omniture
10 37 (1.33%) Tableau
11 36 (1.29%) Teradata
12 35 (1.26%) Siebel
13 34 (1.22%) Cisco
14 33 (1.18%) JD Edwards
15 30 (1.08%) Business Objects
16 29 (1.04%) Eloqua
17 27 (0.97%) Zend
18 25 (0.90%) VMware
19 22 (0.79%) Marketo
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