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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Marketing
Rank 70 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing Marketing 1421 1256 1334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.51% 2.38% 2.28%
As % of the General category 6.46% 5.62% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 702 785
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 45 23
Average hourly rate £21.78 £20.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.55% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £40.00 £73.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +26.98%

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
21992 22354 26017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.81% 42.38% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13374 13857 15378
Average daily rate £435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 528 602 757
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +11 1347 £350 -3.44% 898
London +6 663 £350 -6.66% 437
South East -3 293 £350 +7.69% 188
City of London +10 150 £350 -7.28% 123
Berkshire 0 126 £348 +21.92% 42
East of England +25 102 £403 +23.84% 62
South West -10 73 £335 -8.21% 56
North West +27 54 £400 +25.00% 51
Yorkshire +19 50 £175 -54.83% 29
Hertfordshire +4 50 £409 +21.11% 14
West Midlands -6 46 £375 -6.25% 38
Scotland +3 39 £375 +15.38% 13
Hampshire +5 36 £306 -23.00% 34
West Yorkshire +23 34 £160 -62.35% 19
East Midlands +8 34 £370 +23.16% 25
Oxfordshire +2 34 £425 +32.81% 10
Buckinghamshire +11 33 £388 +10.71% 21
Reading -7 33 £281 +6.83% 11
Essex +11 27 £431 - 7
Edinburgh +5 25 £450 +38.46% 4
Bristol -20 25 £375 -3.22% 17
Leeds +21 24 £160 -61.21% 9
Milton Keynes +19 24 £400 +33.33% 9
Manchester +4 24 £308 +10.81% 30
Surrey -16 24 £300 -14.28% 42
Lancashire -5 17 £425 -2.85% 4
Bracknell +7 16 £440 +120.00% 3
West Sussex +8 15 £350 -12.50% 9
Maidenhead 0 15 £270 +1.88% 9
Northamptonshire +15 13 £364 +180.00% 8

Marketing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 796 (27.93%) Finance
2 606 (21.26%) Digital Marketing
3 518 (18.18%) HTML
4 476 (16.70%) Agile Software Development
5 436 (15.30%) SQL
6 427 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
7 424 (14.88%) Telecoms
8 388 (13.61%) Project Management
9 385 (13.51%) SAP
10 384 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
11 380 (13.33%) CSS
12 378 (13.26%) Analytics
13 366 (12.84%) CRM
14 360 (12.63%) E-Commerce
15 339 (11.89%) JavaScript
16 331 (11.61%) Manufacturing
16 331 (11.61%) Programme Management
17 306 (10.74%) Degree
18 297 (10.42%) Electronics
19 285 (10.00%) DTV
19 285 (10.00%) Retail
20 278 (9.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
21 264 (9.26%) User Experience
22 262 (9.19%) Microsoft
23 248 (8.70%) Social Media
24 235 (8.25%) .NET
25 229 (8.04%) Advertising
26 217 (7.61%) SQL Server
27 206 (7.23%) Java
28 203 (7.12%) MS Excel

Marketing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 193 (6.77%) CMS
2 143 (5.02%) SAS
3 105 (3.68%) SharePoint
4 48 (1.68%) Apache
5 43 (1.51%) WordPress
6 41 (1.44%) Drupal
7 40 (1.40%) Adobe CQ
8 37 (1.30%) Tomcat
9 32 (1.12%) IIS
10 29 (1.02%) MS Exchange
11 25 (0.88%) WebSphere
12 21 (0.74%) Umbraco
13 20 (0.70%) IBM Notes
14 19 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
14 19 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
15 18 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
16 15 (0.53%) Joomla!
16 15 (0.53%) Confluence
16 15 (0.53%) Node.js
17 14 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 203 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 170 (5.96%) Photoshop
3 111 (3.89%) MS Office
4 97 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 90 (3.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 50 (1.75%) MS Project
7 45 (1.58%) SPSS
8 36 (1.26%) MS Visio
9 27 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
10 17 (0.60%) InDesign
11 12 (0.42%) FastStats
12 11 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
13 10 (0.35%) PowerPivot
14 9 (0.32%) Fireworks
15 8 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
16 4 (0.14%) AutoCAD
17 3 (0.11%) Acrobat
18 2 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
19 1 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
19 1 (0.035%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 278 (9.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 97 (3.40%) Google Analytics
3 45 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 39 (1.37%) WebTrends
5 35 (1.23%) Magento
6 28 (0.98%) SiteCatalyst
6 28 (0.98%) Oracle CRM
7 14 (0.49%) SAP CRM
8 8 (0.28%) SAP BPC
9 7 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (0.14%) ENOVIA
13 3 (0.11%) SAP Business One
13 3 (0.11%) SAP SD
13 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
14 2 (0.070%) Tridion
14 2 (0.070%) SAP ERP
15 1 (0.035%) SAP IS-U
15 1 (0.035%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.09%) SaaS
2 21 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (0.49%) Office 365
5 13 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.32%) Force.com
8 7 (0.25%) Responsys
9 4 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.070%) GitHub
10 2 (0.070%) PaaS
10 2 (0.070%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.070%) CheetahMail
10 2 (0.070%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.035%) Pure360
11 1 (0.035%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.035%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.035%) Heroku
11 1 (0.035%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 98 (3.44%) Internet
2 53 (1.86%) Intranet
3 41 (1.44%) DNS
3 41 (1.44%) LAN
4 39 (1.37%) WAN
5 34 (1.19%) TCP/IP
6 30 (1.05%) Firewall
7 28 (0.98%) DHCP
8 24 (0.84%) SMS
9 19 (0.67%) 3G
10 16 (0.56%) VPN
11 15 (0.53%) SAN
12 11 (0.39%) Wireless
12 11 (0.39%) Broadband
12 11 (0.39%) VoLTE
13 10 (0.35%) MVNO
13 10 (0.35%) Extranet
13 10 (0.35%) FTP
13 10 (0.35%) HTTP
14 9 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 103 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
3 100 (3.51%) MySQL
4 85 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 78 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 64 (2.25%) Data Mining
7 58 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 43 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 37 (1.30%) Hadoop
10 32 (1.12%) Big Data
11 30 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 30 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
12 28 (0.98%) NoSQL
12 28 (0.98%) RDBMS
12 28 (0.98%) QlikView
13 27 (0.95%) Oracle Database
14 24 (0.84%) MongoDB
15 21 (0.74%) Base SAS
16 20 (0.70%) DB2
17 18 (0.63%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 56 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 53 (1.86%) Subversion
3 43 (1.51%) Dreamweaver
4 41 (1.44%) JIRA
5 40 (1.40%) Maven
6 37 (1.30%) Visual Studio
7 34 (1.19%) Selenium
8 33 (1.16%) Jenkins
9 29 (1.02%) Ant
10 28 (0.98%) JUnit
11 27 (0.95%) Axure RP
12 23 (0.81%) Eclipse
12 23 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (0.49%) Cucumber
14 13 (0.46%) IntelliJ
14 13 (0.46%) Mockito
15 11 (0.39%) NUnit
16 10 (0.35%) WebDriver
17 9 (0.32%) TeamCity
17 9 (0.32%) Bitbucket
General
1 796 (27.93%) Finance
2 424 (14.88%) Telecoms
3 331 (11.61%) Manufacturing
4 297 (10.42%) Electronics
5 285 (10.00%) Retail
6 229 (8.04%) Advertising
7 120 (4.21%) Banking
8 98 (3.44%) Legal
9 86 (3.02%) Publishing
10 68 (2.39%) Games
11 58 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
12 40 (1.40%) Billing
13 35 (1.23%) French Language
14 33 (1.16%) Automotive
15 24 (0.84%) Retail Banking
16 22 (0.77%) Spanish Language
17 20 (0.70%) Multimedia
18 17 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
19 16 (0.56%) Law
20 15 (0.53%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 617 (21.65%) Developer
2 562 (19.72%) Analyst
3 262 (9.19%) Business Analyst
4 242 (8.49%) Project Manager
5 191 (6.70%) Designer
6 166 (5.82%) Consultant
7 158 (5.54%) Architect
8 92 (3.23%) Data Analyst
9 78 (2.74%) Front-End Developer
10 68 (2.39%) Marketing Manager
11 66 (2.32%) Web Developer
12 62 (2.18%) PHP Developer
13 60 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
14 59 (2.07%) .NET Developer
15 58 (2.04%) Senior Developer
16 55 (1.93%) SQL Developer
16 55 (1.93%) Coordinator
17 52 (1.82%) Web Designer
18 51 (1.79%) Java Developer
19 46 (1.61%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 518 (18.18%) HTML
2 380 (13.33%) CSS
3 235 (8.25%) .NET
4 179 (6.28%) jQuery
5 165 (5.79%) HTML5
6 120 (4.21%) Web Services
7 119 (4.18%) XML
8 111 (3.89%) CSS3
9 94 (3.30%) ASP.NET
10 61 (2.14%) Ajax
11 51 (1.79%) JSON
12 50 (1.75%) RESTful
12 50 (1.75%) AngularJS
13 49 (1.72%) Spring
14 47 (1.65%) XHTML
15 46 (1.61%) REST
16 44 (1.54%) Flash
17 42 (1.47%) .NET Framework
18 39 (1.37%) SOAP
18 39 (1.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 384 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
2 285 (10.00%) DTV
3 264 (9.26%) User Experience
4 248 (8.70%) Social Media
5 104 (3.65%) Mobile App
6 68 (2.39%) Management Information System
7 52 (1.82%) FMCG
8 51 (1.79%) Statistics
9 48 (1.68%) Computer Science
9 48 (1.68%) NHS
10 43 (1.51%) Blog
11 41 (1.44%) Visualisation
12 40 (1.40%) Digital Media
13 36 (1.26%) Copywriting
14 35 (1.23%) Open Source
15 34 (1.19%) Data Integration
16 31 (1.09%) Graphic Design
17 30 (1.05%) Online Games
18 28 (0.98%) Mathematics
19 22 (0.77%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 129 (4.53%) Windows
2 126 (4.42%) Linux
3 80 (2.81%) Apple iOS
4 69 (2.42%) Android
5 61 (2.14%) UNIX
6 18 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 16 (0.56%) Solaris
9 14 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.21%) CentOS
11 6 (0.21%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.18%) Fedora
12 5 (0.18%) VMS
13 4 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.14%) AIX
14 3 (0.11%) HPUX
14 3 (0.11%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.070%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 606 (21.26%) Digital Marketing
2 476 (16.70%) Agile Software Development
3 427 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
4 388 (13.61%) Project Management
5 378 (13.26%) Analytics
6 366 (12.84%) CRM
7 360 (12.63%) E-Commerce
8 331 (11.61%) Programme Management
9 183 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 168 (5.89%) SEO
11 159 (5.58%) Content Management
12 138 (4.84%) MVC
13 137 (4.81%) Business Analysis
14 128 (4.49%) Scrum
15 123 (4.32%) PRINCE2
16 120 (4.21%) OO
17 116 (4.07%) Data Analysis
18 114 (4.00%) Email Marketing
19 112 (3.93%) TDD
20 110 (3.86%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 436 (15.30%) SQL
2 339 (11.89%) JavaScript
3 206 (7.23%) Java
4 144 (5.05%) C#
4 144 (5.05%) PHP
5 53 (1.86%) T-SQL
6 35 (1.23%) PL/SQL
7 30 (1.05%) VB.NET
7 30 (1.05%) Python
8 27 (0.95%) Ruby
8 27 (0.95%) C
9 26 (0.91%) VBA
10 25 (0.88%) VB
11 23 (0.81%) PHP5
12 22 (0.77%) C++
13 21 (0.74%) Perl
14 15 (0.53%) R
15 13 (0.46%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.42%) ActionScript
17 11 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 306 (10.74%) Degree
2 35 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 33 (1.16%) PMI Certification
4 30 (1.05%) ISEB
5 25 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 22 (0.77%) PMP
7 19 (0.67%) MCSE
8 13 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (0.42%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.21%) MBA
12 5 (0.18%) ACCA
12 5 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.14%) APMP
13 4 (0.14%) CIMA
14 3 (0.11%) CAPM
14 3 (0.11%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (3.44%) QA
2 25 (0.88%) SLA
3 17 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.21%) WCAG
5 6 (0.21%) WAI
6 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.11%) P3O
8 2 (0.070%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.070%) UCITS
8 2 (0.070%) GMP
8 2 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.070%) COBIT
8 2 (0.070%) HL7
9 1 (0.035%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.035%) COREP
9 1 (0.035%) FINREP
9 1 (0.035%) JTAG
9 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 34 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.21%) XenApp
4 5 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.18%) vSphere
5 4 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.070%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.070%) Veritas File System
7 2 (0.070%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.070%) HDFS
7 2 (0.070%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.035%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.035%) Xen
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.035%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.035%) NFS
8 1 (0.035%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.035%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
1 11 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.28%) Puppet
3 7 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.25%) Oozie
4 6 (0.21%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.18%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.070%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.070%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.070%) SCOM
6 2 (0.070%) Ansible
6 2 (0.070%) nmon
6 2 (0.070%) Nagios
6 2 (0.070%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.035%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.035%) WSUS
7 1 (0.035%) WMI
7 1 (0.035%) Control-M
7 1 (0.035%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 385 (13.51%) SAP
2 262 (9.19%) Microsoft
3 193 (6.77%) Adobe
4 166 (5.82%) Oracle
5 125 (4.39%) Google
6 124 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
7 58 (2.04%) IBM
8 48 (1.68%) Facebook
9 44 (1.54%) Twitter
10 41 (1.44%) Cisco
11 38 (1.33%) Tableau
12 37 (1.30%) Teradata
13 36 (1.26%) Siebel
13 36 (1.26%) Omniture
14 30 (1.05%) Eloqua
15 29 (1.02%) VMware
16 28 (0.98%) Business Objects
16 28 (0.98%) Unica
17 25 (0.88%) JD Edwards
18 24 (0.84%) Sitecore
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