The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Economics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Economics
UK / England
Rank 491 559 515
Rank change year-on-year +68 -44  
Contract jobs citing Economics 79 59 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 49 39
Median daily rate £525 £398 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.07% -0.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £347
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £9.39 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £125.00 - -

Economics 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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34139 40348 37989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.28% 82.95% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22590 26805 23918
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 848 1007 1106
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Economics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Economics in England

Economics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Economics in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Economics in England

Economics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Economics in England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Economics in England

Economics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Economics in England

Economics
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the England region over the 3 months to 22 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
London +33 46 £600 +35.97% 20
South East +25 19 £365 -2.01% 2
Yorkshire +18 8 £440 -12.00%
West Midlands +21 4 £650 +54.57%
North West +33 2 £425 +6.25% 2
South West -1 1 £400 +3.22%
Economics
UK

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Economics 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 England region with a requirement for Economics.

1 61 (37.65%) Finance
2 60 (37.04%) Degree
3 58 (35.80%) SQL
4 49 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (27.16%) Statistics
7 42 (25.93%) Analytics
8 38 (23.46%) Banking
9 33 (20.37%) Project Management
10 32 (19.75%) SDLC
11 30 (18.52%) Java
11 30 (18.52%) Investment Banking
11 30 (18.52%) Mathematics
12 29 (17.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (17.90%) Technical Analysis
13 28 (17.28%) Software Engineering
14 27 (16.67%) Migration
15 26 (16.05%) Pair Programming
16 24 (14.81%) Computer Science
16 24 (14.81%) Workflow
16 24 (14.81%) Change Management
17 23 (14.20%) Microsoft
17 23 (14.20%) Operations Research
18 22 (13.58%) Data Migration
19 21 (12.96%) Open Source
19 21 (12.96%) Hibernate
19 21 (12.96%) Spring
19 21 (12.96%) Marketing
20 20 (12.35%) C#
21 19 (11.73%) Security Cleared

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 10 (6.17%) SAS
2 6 (3.70%) Confluence
3 4 (2.47%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.85%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.23%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.23%) CMS
5 2 (1.23%) Drupal
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (9.88%) MS Office
2 14 (8.64%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.70%) SPSS
4 4 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.85%) Stata
6 2 (1.23%) EViews
6 2 (1.23%) LaTeX
6 2 (1.23%) MS Project
6 2 (1.23%) SPSS Modeler
7 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.70%) Internet
2 4 (2.47%) Intranet
3 2 (1.23%) Broadband
4 1 (0.62%) SMS
4 1 (0.62%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.17%) Data Mining
2 8 (4.94%) Big Data
2 8 (4.94%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.32%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.47%) MS Access
4 4 (2.47%) Snowflake Schema
4 4 (2.47%) Spotfire
4 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.85%) OLAP
5 3 (1.85%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (1.23%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.23%) MOLAP
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.32%) JIRA
2 5 (3.09%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.47%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.47%) Liquibase
3 4 (2.47%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (1.85%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.23%) NUnit
6 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.62%) JSUnit
6 1 (0.62%) JUnit
6 1 (0.62%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.62%) Subversion
General
1 61 (37.65%) Finance
2 38 (23.46%) Banking
3 30 (18.52%) Investment Banking
4 21 (12.96%) Marketing
5 14 (8.64%) Front Office
6 11 (6.79%) Telecoms
7 8 (4.94%) Spanish Language
8 6 (3.70%) Automotive
8 6 (3.70%) Mandarin Language
9 5 (3.09%) Legal
10 4 (2.47%) Aerospace
10 4 (2.47%) Back Office
11 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
12 2 (1.23%) Advertising
12 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
12 2 (1.23%) Retail
13 1 (0.62%) Billing
13 1 (0.62%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.62%) French Language
13 1 (0.62%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (32.10%) Developer
2 41 (25.31%) Analyst
3 22 (13.58%) Java Developer
3 22 (13.58%) Senior Developer
4 19 (11.73%) Agile Developer
4 19 (11.73%) Agile Java Developer
4 19 (11.73%) Project Manager
4 19 (11.73%) Senior Agile Developer
4 19 (11.73%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 19 (11.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (8.64%) Data Analyst
6 9 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 9 (5.56%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 9 (5.56%) Core Java Developer
6 9 (5.56%) Data Scientist
6 9 (5.56%) Quantitative Developer
7 8 (4.94%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 7 (4.32%) Business Manager
8 7 (4.32%) Java Team Leader
8 7 (4.32%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.96%) Hibernate
1 21 (12.96%) Spring
2 18 (11.11%) J2SE
3 13 (8.02%) .NET
4 7 (4.32%) HTML
5 6 (3.70%) HTML5
5 6 (3.70%) WPF
6 5 (3.09%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.09%) CSS
7 4 (2.47%) Web Services
8 3 (1.85%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.85%) Dapper ORM
8 3 (1.85%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.85%) NHibernate
8 3 (1.85%) Silverlight
9 2 (1.23%) Mason
9 2 (1.23%) Node.js
9 2 (1.23%) React
9 2 (1.23%) Reactive Extensions
10 1 (0.62%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 48 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 14 (8.64%) Derivative
4 12 (7.41%) Credit Risk
4 12 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (6.17%) Fixed Income
6 7 (4.32%) NHS
7 6 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (3.09%) Market Risk
8 5 (3.09%) Virtual Team
9 4 (2.47%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.47%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (1.85%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.85%) Exotic Derivative
11 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.23%) Fintech
11 2 (1.23%) Life Science
11 2 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (1.23%) User Experience
12 1 (0.62%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.09%) Unix
1 5 (3.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (27.16%) Statistics
3 42 (25.93%) Analytics
4 33 (20.37%) Project Management
5 32 (19.75%) SDLC
6 30 (18.52%) Mathematics
7 29 (17.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (17.90%) Technical Analysis
8 28 (17.28%) Software Engineering
9 27 (16.67%) Migration
10 26 (16.05%) Pair Programming
11 24 (14.81%) Change Management
11 24 (14.81%) Workflow
12 23 (14.20%) Operations Research
13 22 (13.58%) Data Migration
14 21 (12.96%) Open Source
15 19 (11.73%) Data Transformation
16 18 (11.11%) Data Analysis
17 16 (9.88%) TDD
18 15 (9.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (35.80%) SQL
2 30 (18.52%) Java
3 20 (12.35%) C#
4 18 (11.11%) Python
5 16 (9.88%) R
6 14 (8.64%) C++
7 12 (7.41%) VBA
8 7 (4.32%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.85%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.85%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.85%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.85%) XAML
10 2 (1.23%) Go
11 1 (0.62%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.62%) C
11 1 (0.62%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.62%) Scala
11 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (37.04%) Degree
2 19 (11.73%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.64%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.79%) PhD
5 10 (6.17%) MBA
6 6 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (3.09%) CFA
8 2 (1.23%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.23%) PMP
8 2 (1.23%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.62%) CISA
9 1 (0.62%) CISM
9 1 (0.62%) CISSP
9 1 (0.62%) PgMP
9 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.79%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.09%) QA
3 4 (2.47%) GAAP
4 3 (1.85%) IFRS
4 3 (1.85%) IFRS 9
5 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.23%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.62%) MiFID
6 1 (0.62%) PMO
6 1 (0.62%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (14.20%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.41%) Tableau
3 11 (6.79%) Oracle
4 9 (5.56%) IBM
4 9 (5.56%) SAP
5 7 (4.32%) Google
5 7 (4.32%) HP
6 4 (2.47%) Talend
7 2 (1.23%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.23%) Cognos
7 2 (1.23%) Teradata
7 2 (1.23%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.62%) hybris
8 1 (0.62%) Infor
8 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
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