The table below looks at the statistics for Optimost skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Optimost over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy Optimost
Rank 586 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Optimost 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4782 4635 4655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.87% 9.05% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2780 2465 2276
Average daily rate £440 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £403
% change year-on-year
- +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 67 81
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.83 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.37% -14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.15 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

Optimost
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Optimost Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Optimost
Daily Rate Trend

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

Optimost Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Optimost
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Optimost within the UK over the 3 months to 29 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 £300 -
London - - - -
City of London - - - -

Optimost
Top 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Optimost 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 Optimost.

1 6 (100.00%) Adobe
1 6 (100.00%) WebTrends
1 6 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Omniture
1 6 (100.00%) Google
1 6 (100.00%) Marketing
1 6 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Marketing Management
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (66.67%) Coremetrics
3 2 (33.33%) Multivariate Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce

Optimost
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Optimost 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 Optimost. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 6 (100.00%) WebTrends
1 6 (100.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 6 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Web Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Web Analytics Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Marketing Management
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Multivariate Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Adobe
1 6 (100.00%) Omniture
1 6 (100.00%) Google
2 4 (66.67%) Coremetrics