The table below looks at the statistics for Qualitative Research skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qualitative Research over the 3 months to 2 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Qualitative Research
Rank 557 568 531
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -37
Contract jobs citing Qualitative Research 19 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.016% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.021% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 2
Average daily rate
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£510 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.86 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £17.86 -
% change year-on-year
+81.97% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39939 38252 32708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.99% 74.83% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25139 23043 19449
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1061 1149 1173
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Qualitative Research
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Qualitative Research within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Qualitative Research Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Qualitative Research
Daily Rate Trend

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

Qualitative Research Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Qualitative Research
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Qualitative Research within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Qualitative Research Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Qualitative Research
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Qualitative Research within the UK.

Qualitative Research Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Qualitative Research
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 Qualitative Research within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 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 -19 18 £510 +54.54% 6
London +13 13 £525 +59.09% 4
City of London - 1 - - 2

Qualitative Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Qualitative Research 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 Qualitative Research.

1 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) User Experience
3 19 (41.30%) Usability Testing
4 15 (32.61%) Degree
5 14 (30.43%) Mentoring
6 13 (28.26%) Market Research
6 13 (28.26%) Human Factors
7 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (8.70%) Customer Insight
8 4 (8.70%) SPSS
9 3 (6.52%) Business Objects
9 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.52%) GIS
9 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (6.52%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (6.52%) Analytics
9 3 (6.52%) Information Architecture
9 3 (6.52%) Psychology
10 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
11 1 (2.17%) SQL
11 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
11 1 (2.17%) Legal
11 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
11 1 (2.17%) CRM
11 1 (2.17%) PhD
11 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
11 1 (2.17%) HTTP
11 1 (2.17%) NHS

Qualitative Research
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Qualitative Research 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 Qualitative Research. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (8.70%) SPSS
2 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (2.17%) Legal
1 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.17%) Local Government
1 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Consultant
2 8 (17.39%) Research Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) User Experience Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) User Experience Researcher
5 2 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Designer
6 1 (2.17%) Insight Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Customer Insight Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Customer Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 21 (45.65%) User Experience
2 13 (28.26%) Human Factors
3 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) GIS
4 3 (6.52%) Psychology
5 1 (2.17%) NHS
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) Usability Testing
3 14 (30.43%) Mentoring
4 13 (28.26%) Market Research
5 4 (8.70%) Customer Insight
6 3 (6.52%) Analytics
6 3 (6.52%) Information Architecture
6 3 (6.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.17%) Project Management
7 1 (2.17%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.17%) Data Management
7 1 (2.17%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (2.17%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.17%) Time Management
7 1 (2.17%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (2.17%) People Management
7 1 (2.17%) Campaign Analysis
7 1 (2.17%) Customer Segmentation
7 1 (2.17%) Data-Driven Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
1 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) VCP4
3 1 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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