The table below looks at the statistics for Trend Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Trend Analysis over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Trend Analysis
Rank 620 602 583
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -19
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 5 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.025% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.033% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
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£325 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 -
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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 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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Trend Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Trend Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Trend Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

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

Trend Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Trend Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Trend Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Trend Analysis
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Trend Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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 -21 5 £325 -3.70% 1
London +21 4 - - 1
York - 1 £325 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -

Trend Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Trend Analysis 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 Trend Analysis.

1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
1 8 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 8 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 7 (58.33%) Service Management
2 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
2 7 (58.33%) SLA
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (50.00%) QA
3 6 (50.00%) ITSM
3 6 (50.00%) Release Management
3 6 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (50.00%) Service Continuity Management
4 5 (41.67%) Capacity Management
4 5 (41.67%) Analytics
4 5 (41.67%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Google
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Software AG
6 1 (8.33%) webMethods
6 1 (8.33%) JBoss

Trend Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Trend Analysis 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 Trend Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
1 8 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 8 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) Service Management
2 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) ITSM
3 6 (50.00%) Release Management
3 6 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (50.00%) Service Continuity Management
3 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (41.67%) Capacity Management
4 5 (41.67%) Analytics
4 5 (41.67%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) SLA
2 6 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Software AG
1 1 (8.33%) webMethods
1 1 (8.33%) Google
1 1 (8.33%) Splunk