The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 140 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Contract jobs citing Economics 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.033% 0.043% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£385 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £385 £410
% change year-on-year
-7.46% -6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.25 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -59.52%
Economics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
854 706 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.56% 30.27% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 430 306
Average daily rate £365 £353 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.54% +14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 48
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £43.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Economics across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Economics across the Yorkshire region.

Economics Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Economics
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Economics across the Yorkshire region.

Economics Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Economics
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
West Yorkshire - 1 £385 -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Economics 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 Economics.

1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Economics 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 Economics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modeller
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Research
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree