The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Market Research skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Market Research over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Market Research
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 92 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Market Research 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.53% 0.061% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.076% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £428 £475
% change year-on-year -4.97% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50

Market Research is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1195 1308 1281
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 79.77% 80.15% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 803 732
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 43
Median hourly rate £21.80 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.72% +71.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Market Research
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Market Research as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Market Research in the East Midlands

Market Research
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Market Research in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Market Research in the East Midlands

Market Research
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Research in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Market Research in the East Midlands

Market Research
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Research within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 6 £325 - 7
Nottinghamshire +10 2 - - 4
Market Research
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Market Research also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Market Research.

1 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Web Analytics
2 6 (40.00%) Omniture
2 6 (40.00%) Pay per click
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Cognos
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (40.00%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (40.00%) SEO
2 6 (40.00%) Brio
2 6 (40.00%) Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) A/B Testing
3 5 (33.33%) WebTrends
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) MS Office
3 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (33.33%) CRM
3 5 (33.33%) Marketing
3 5 (33.33%) Web Development
3 5 (33.33%) Search Engine Marketing
3 5 (33.33%) Coremetrics
3 5 (33.33%) C
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) User Experience
5 3 (20.00%) Customer Insight

Market Research
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 5 (33.33%) Marketing
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) User Researcher
2 3 (20.00%) Web Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Commercial Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Digital User Researcher
3 2 (13.33%) Web Analytics Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) PPC Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SEO Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SEO Expert
4 1 (6.67%) UI Designer
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience Researcher
4 1 (6.67%) Web Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Web UI Designer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Analytics
2 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) Pay per click
2 6 (40.00%) SEO
2 6 (40.00%) Web Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) A/B Testing
3 5 (33.33%) CRM
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Search Engine Marketing
3 5 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Cognitive Psychology
4 3 (20.00%) Customer Insight
4 3 (20.00%) Psychology
5 2 (13.33%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (13.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Brio
1 6 (40.00%) Cognos
1 6 (40.00%) MicroStrategy
1 6 (40.00%) Omniture
2 5 (33.33%) Coremetrics
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft