The table below looks at the statistics for the Research Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Research Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Manager
Rank 632 629 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Research Manager 8 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.011% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.011% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £288 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Research Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Research Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Research Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Research Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Research Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Research Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Research Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Research Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Research Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Research Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Research Manager
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Research Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -20 8 £288 -47.72% 1
South East - 3 £455 - 1
London -15 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £200 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £455 -
High Wycombe - 2 £455 -
Nottingham - 2 £200 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £200 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 £375 -
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -
South West - 1 £375 -

Research Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Research Manager in their job title 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 with Research Manager in their job title.

1 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Smart Meter
2 4 (21.05%) Market Research
2 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 4 (21.05%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Advertising
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Process Management
4 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) PhD
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Qualitative Research
4 2 (10.53%) User Experience
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Remote Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Machine Learning
4 2 (10.53%) Customer Insight
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Life Science
4 2 (10.53%) Fintech
4 2 (10.53%) Cryptocurrency
5 1 (5.26%) QA
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification

Research Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Research Manager in their job title 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 with Research Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Advertising
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Military
4 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Smart Meter
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Cryptocurrency
2 2 (10.53%) Fintech
2 2 (10.53%) Life Science
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Analytics
2 4 (21.05%) Market Research
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Customer Insight
4 2 (10.53%) Machine Learning
4 2 (10.53%) Process Management
4 2 (10.53%) Qualitative Research
4 2 (10.53%) Remote Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Marketing Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PhD
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GCP
1 1 (5.26%) QA