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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Marketing
Rank 78 63 90
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +27
Contract jobs citing Marketing 1417 1420 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.57% 2.64% 2.18%
As % of the General category 6.48% 6.85% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 874 581
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 47 43
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -16.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.70 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £33.65 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -21.81%

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
21860 20735 21369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.68% 38.60% 43.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14034 12918 13010
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 568 635
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.80 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £42.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -6.12%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -6 1346 £375 +7.14% 1017
London -4 687 £388 +3.33% 456
South East +1 307 £375 +7.29% 216
Berkshire +11 157 £325 -7.01% 50
City of London -15 156 £375 - 147
South West +14 106 £378 +16.15% 59
East of England -3 58 £330 -10.50% 47
East Midlands +8 45 £300 -16.08% 40
North West -34 45 £313 -18.30% 78
Bristol +6 43 £400 +14.28% 18
Scotland +28 42 £300 -14.28% 14
Reading +10 42 £250 -28.57% 20
West Midlands -3 41 £323 -0.76% 54
Bracknell +6 37 £388 +3.33% 5
Yorkshire -23 37 £350 +16.66% 50
Hampshire -8 33 £344 -19.11% 40
Manchester -10 31 £310 -21.51% 31
Edinburgh +25 30 £300 -14.28% 11
Surrey -18 28 £394 +75.00% 39
Oxfordshire -25 27 £475 +35.71% 24
West Yorkshire -3 26 £338 +22.72% 34
Leeds -8 24 £350 +27.27% 27
Slough +3 23 £268 -6.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 23 £300 -7.69% 13
Gloucestershire 0 19 £413 +37.50% 12
Oxford -3 19 £450 +20.00% 12
Milton Keynes +5 18 £325 -7.14% 8
Essex -6 18 £400 +16.78% 9
Hertfordshire -22 18 £223 -40.60% 12
Birmingham +6 17 £340 +4.61% 18

Marketing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 777 (28.84%) Finance
2 705 (26.17%) Digital Marketing
3 496 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
4 493 (18.30%) HTML
5 446 (16.56%) Project Management
6 429 (15.92%) Analytics
7 416 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
8 400 (14.85%) Telecoms
9 390 (14.48%) JavaScript
10 389 (14.44%) CSS
11 366 (13.59%) SQL
12 359 (13.33%) CRM
13 354 (13.14%) E-Commerce
14 346 (12.84%) SAP
15 341 (12.66%) Retail
16 331 (12.29%) Programme Management
17 316 (11.73%) Manufacturing
18 307 (11.40%) Electronics
19 302 (11.21%) User Experience
20 296 (10.99%) Microsoft
21 291 (10.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
22 290 (10.76%) DTV
23 277 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
24 270 (10.02%) Adobe
25 266 (9.87%) Degree
26 212 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
27 211 (7.83%) Java
28 195 (7.24%) Advertising
29 177 (6.57%) .NET
29 177 (6.57%) SQL Server

Marketing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 143 (5.31%) CMS
2 131 (4.86%) SAS
3 80 (2.97%) SharePoint
4 79 (2.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 42 (1.56%) WebSphere
6 41 (1.52%) WordPress
7 35 (1.30%) Drupal
8 34 (1.26%) IIS
9 33 (1.22%) Node.js
10 32 (1.19%) Apache
11 30 (1.11%) Mule
12 25 (0.93%) Umbraco
13 22 (0.82%) Tomcat
14 18 (0.67%) Confluence
14 18 (0.67%) Mule ESB
15 17 (0.63%) WebLogic
15 17 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
16 16 (0.59%) JBoss
16 16 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
16 16 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 169 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 137 (5.09%) Photoshop
3 89 (3.30%) MS Office
4 79 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 63 (2.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 63 (2.34%) MS Visio
6 54 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 49 (1.82%) MS Project
8 37 (1.37%) SPSS
9 28 (1.04%) InDesign
10 24 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
11 14 (0.52%) Fireworks
12 12 (0.45%) Adobe After Effects
13 10 (0.37%) Shockwave
13 10 (0.37%) FastStats
14 9 (0.33%) Acrobat
15 7 (0.26%) ImageReady
15 7 (0.26%) PowerPivot
16 5 (0.19%) Maya
17 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 291 (10.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 92 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 37 (1.37%) Adobe Campaign
4 24 (0.89%) Unica
4 24 (0.89%) WebTrends
5 16 (0.59%) Magento
6 13 (0.48%) SAP CRM
7 12 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
9 8 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (0.26%) Optimost
10 7 (0.26%) Radian6
11 6 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
11 6 (0.22%) Agresso
12 5 (0.19%) SAP SD
13 4 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
13 4 (0.15%) SAP HCM
14 3 (0.11%) Unica Affinium
14 3 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 91 (3.38%) Google Analytics
2 71 (2.64%) Adobe Analytics
3 64 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (1.30%) SaaS
5 27 (1.00%) Office 365
6 25 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.63%) SmartFocus
9 16 (0.59%) GitHub
10 13 (0.48%) PaaS
11 10 (0.37%) Force.com
12 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (0.26%) Silverpop
14 6 (0.22%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 4 (0.15%) Veeva
16 4 (0.15%) IaaS
17 3 (0.11%) Google App Engine
17 3 (0.11%) Heroku
17 3 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 93 (3.45%) Internet
2 65 (2.41%) Intranet
3 32 (1.19%) DNS
4 29 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 26 (0.97%) HTTP
6 22 (0.82%) Firewall
7 17 (0.63%) SAN
7 17 (0.63%) Broadband
8 14 (0.52%) VPN
8 14 (0.52%) Ethernet
9 13 (0.48%) WAN
9 13 (0.48%) OSPF
9 13 (0.48%) BGP
10 12 (0.45%) HTTPS
10 12 (0.45%) Structured Cabling
11 11 (0.41%) Multicast
12 9 (0.33%) CTI
12 9 (0.33%) DHCP
12 9 (0.33%) SMS
12 9 (0.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 96 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
3 89 (3.30%) MySQL
4 63 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 61 (2.26%) Relational Database
6 56 (2.08%) Big Data
6 56 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 36 (1.34%) Oracle Database
8 35 (1.30%) Data Mining
9 32 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (1.04%) QlikView
11 24 (0.89%) RDBMS
12 23 (0.85%) Hadoop
13 22 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
13 22 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 22 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
14 20 (0.74%) MongoDB
15 19 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
16 18 (0.67%) NoSQL
17 17 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 58 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 51 (1.89%) JIRA
3 39 (1.45%) Axure RP
4 37 (1.37%) Subversion
5 32 (1.19%) Maven
6 27 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
7 25 (0.93%) Ant
8 20 (0.74%) Eclipse
8 20 (0.74%) Selenium
9 19 (0.71%) Grunt
10 18 (0.67%) Jenkins
11 16 (0.59%) SoapUI
12 15 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (0.56%) Visual Studio
13 13 (0.48%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 10 (0.37%) gulp
15 10 (0.37%) RSpec
16 8 (0.30%) WebDriver
17 6 (0.22%) JUnit
General
1 777 (28.84%) Finance
2 400 (14.85%) Telecoms
3 341 (12.66%) Retail
4 316 (11.73%) Manufacturing
5 307 (11.40%) Electronics
6 195 (7.24%) Advertising
7 110 (4.08%) Banking
8 95 (3.53%) Legal
9 70 (2.60%) Publishing
10 69 (2.56%) Games
11 33 (1.22%) Automotive
12 26 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
13 25 (0.93%) French Language
14 24 (0.89%) Retail Banking
15 23 (0.85%) Italian Language
15 23 (0.85%) Multimedia
16 19 (0.71%) Law
16 19 (0.71%) German Language
17 18 (0.67%) Back Office
17 18 (0.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 540 (20.04%) Developer
2 507 (18.82%) Analyst
3 330 (12.25%) Project Manager
4 203 (7.54%) Business Analyst
5 171 (6.35%) Consultant
6 155 (5.75%) Designer
7 124 (4.60%) Architect
8 92 (3.41%) Marketing Manager
9 80 (2.97%) Data Analyst
10 64 (2.38%) Web Developer
10 64 (2.38%) Digital Project Manager
11 61 (2.26%) Senior Developer
12 59 (2.19%) Java Developer
13 53 (1.97%) Product Manager
14 51 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
14 51 (1.89%) Front-End Developer
15 44 (1.63%) Administrator
16 43 (1.60%) UX Designer
17 38 (1.41%) .NET Developer
18 37 (1.37%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (18.30%) HTML
2 389 (14.44%) CSS
3 177 (6.57%) .NET
4 169 (6.27%) HTML5
5 155 (5.75%) jQuery
6 130 (4.83%) Web Services
7 120 (4.45%) XML
8 101 (3.75%) CSS3
9 82 (3.04%) ASP.NET
10 62 (2.30%) AngularJS
11 60 (2.23%) SOAP
12 54 (2.00%) REST
13 50 (1.86%) Ajax
14 47 (1.74%) Flash
15 40 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
16 38 (1.41%) XHTML
16 38 (1.41%) J2EE
17 35 (1.30%) Spring
18 31 (1.15%) JSON
19 29 (1.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 302 (11.21%) User Experience
2 290 (10.76%) DTV
3 277 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
4 157 (5.83%) Social Media
5 96 (3.56%) Mobile App
6 73 (2.71%) Computer Science
7 62 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 55 (2.04%) NHS
9 43 (1.60%) Digital Media
10 40 (1.48%) Visualisation
11 37 (1.37%) FMCG
12 36 (1.34%) Data Centre
13 34 (1.26%) Statistics
14 33 (1.22%) Graphic Design
15 28 (1.04%) Mathematics
16 27 (1.00%) Copywriting
17 25 (0.93%) Blog
18 19 (0.71%) Photography
19 18 (0.67%) E-Learning
19 18 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 146 (5.42%) Windows
2 120 (4.45%) Linux
3 86 (3.19%) UNIX
4 54 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 49 (1.82%) Android
6 36 (1.34%) Solaris
7 28 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.45%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.33%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.22%) CentOS
14 5 (0.19%) Fedora
15 3 (0.11%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.11%) AIX
16 2 (0.074%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.074%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 705 (26.17%) Digital Marketing
2 496 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
3 446 (16.56%) Project Management
4 429 (15.92%) Analytics
5 416 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
6 359 (13.33%) CRM
7 354 (13.14%) E-Commerce
8 331 (12.29%) Programme Management
9 212 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 154 (5.72%) SEO
10 154 (5.72%) Content Management
11 150 (5.57%) PRINCE2
12 148 (5.49%) Scrum
13 120 (4.45%) Business Analysis
14 104 (3.86%) MVC
15 95 (3.53%) B2B
16 93 (3.45%) TDD
16 93 (3.45%) Migration
17 89 (3.30%) Email Marketing
18 88 (3.27%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 390 (14.48%) JavaScript
2 366 (13.59%) SQL
3 211 (7.83%) Java
4 110 (4.08%) PHP
5 102 (3.79%) C#
6 51 (1.89%) PL/SQL
7 42 (1.56%) Ruby
8 41 (1.52%) C
9 40 (1.48%) T-SQL
9 40 (1.48%) Python
10 25 (0.93%) R
11 23 (0.85%) C++
12 21 (0.78%) VB.NET
13 19 (0.71%) VBA
14 18 (0.67%) VBScript
14 18 (0.67%) PowerShell
15 14 (0.52%) Objective-C
16 13 (0.48%) Apex Code
17 11 (0.41%) Bash Shell
18 10 (0.37%) AWK
Qualifications
1 266 (9.87%) Degree
2 58 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 43 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.11%) PMI Certification
5 24 (0.89%) ISEB
5 24 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (0.82%) PMP
7 21 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 18 (0.67%) MCTS
9 16 (0.59%) MCPD
9 16 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (0.59%) MCAD
9 16 (0.59%) MCSD
10 15 (0.56%) CCNA
10 15 (0.56%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.26%) MBA
13 5 (0.19%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (3.38%) QA
2 31 (1.15%) SLA
3 18 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.22%) HL7
6 3 (0.11%) P3O
7 2 (0.074%) CDISC
7 2 (0.074%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.074%) GCP
8 1 (0.037%) GxP
8 1 (0.037%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.037%) WCAG
8 1 (0.037%) WAI
8 1 (0.037%) COBIT
8 1 (0.037%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.037%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.037%) GAMP
System Software
1 29 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.30%) NFS
4 4 (0.15%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.11%) XenApp
5 3 (0.11%) vSphere
5 3 (0.11%) Varnish
5 3 (0.11%) Docker
6 2 (0.074%) GPFS
6 2 (0.074%) Ceph
6 2 (0.074%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.074%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.037%) vCloud
7 1 (0.037%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.037%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.037%) Xen
7 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.037%) NDS
7 1 (0.037%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (1.04%) Puppet
2 16 (0.59%) CloudHub
3 8 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.19%) Netcool
6 4 (0.15%) Nagios
6 4 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (0.15%) SCCM
6 4 (0.15%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.15%) Cacti
6 4 (0.15%) SmokePing
7 3 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.11%) Jitterbit
7 3 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
7 3 (0.11%) TeamSite
7 3 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.074%) WMI
8 2 (0.074%) DBAmp
8 2 (0.074%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 346 (12.84%) SAP
2 296 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 270 (10.02%) Adobe
4 162 (6.01%) Salesforce.com
5 155 (5.75%) Oracle
6 147 (5.46%) Google
7 60 (2.23%) IBM
8 57 (2.12%) Facebook
9 51 (1.89%) Tableau
10 49 (1.82%) Twitter
11 40 (1.48%) VMware
12 35 (1.30%) hybris
13 34 (1.26%) Eloqua
14 33 (1.22%) ExactTarget
15 32 (1.19%) Teradata
15 32 (1.19%) Red Hat
15 32 (1.19%) Cisco
16 31 (1.15%) Omniture
17 29 (1.08%) Sitecore
17 29 (1.08%) EPiServer
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