Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 25 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 624 598 713
Rank change year-on-year -26 +115 -9
Contract jobs citing Market Research 175 277 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.33% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 174 84
England median daily rate £425 £425 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.56% +1.59%
10th Percentile £305 £316 £300
90th Percentile £513 £525 £571
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £426
% change year-on-year - -0.23% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
England median hourly rate £37.03 £55.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.67% +155.81% +43.33%
10th Percentile £35.17 £55.00 £16.95
90th Percentile £38.89 £55.00 £112.65
UK median hourly rate £37.03 £55.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -32.67% +155.81% +43.33%

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 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 74041 84848 83593
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.47% 83.60% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 48879 56636 53949
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £281 £269 £261
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1864 1970 2380
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.87% +6.86%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.60 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%

Market Research
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Market Research as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Market Research in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Market Research in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Market Research in England over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Market Research in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Market Research in England

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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 Market Research within the England region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -32 80 £430 -4.44% 13
North of England +42 46 £440 -2.22% 5
South East +30 31 £425 +30.77% 3
Yorkshire +11 25 £494 +9.78% 3
North East +37 19 £428 -4.89%
Midlands +3 12 £350 -12.50% 2
East Midlands +2 9 £333 +66.25%
South West +9 4 £425 +88.89%
West Midlands +2 3 £365 -8.75% 2
North West +39 2 - - 2
Market Research
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 England region with a requirement for Market Research.

1 104 (59.43%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (49.71%) Psychology
3 86 (49.14%) Degree
4 82 (46.86%) Analytical Skills
5 80 (45.71%) Usability Testing
6 79 (45.14%) Service Design
7 78 (44.57%) User Experience
8 73 (41.71%) Quantitative Research
9 71 (40.57%) Cognitive Psychology
9 71 (40.57%) Customer Insight
10 67 (38.29%) Qualitative Research
11 63 (36.00%) Ethnography
11 63 (36.00%) Human Factors
12 53 (30.29%) Guerrilla Research
12 53 (30.29%) Actionable Customer Insight
13 40 (22.86%) Analytics
14 29 (16.57%) Marketing
15 24 (13.71%) Actionable Insight
16 22 (12.57%) User Stories
17 19 (10.86%) Mentoring
18 18 (10.29%) Prototyping
19 17 (9.71%) Business Analysis
20 15 (8.57%) Scrum
21 14 (8.00%) Web Analytics
21 14 (8.00%) Project Management
22 13 (7.43%) CRM
22 13 (7.43%) E-Commerce
22 13 (7.43%) Finance
23 12 (6.86%) Digital Analytics
24 11 (6.29%) Digital Transformation Programme

Market Research
Co-occurring 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 3 (1.71%) SAS
2 1 (0.57%) Confluence
2 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) SPSS
4 1 (0.57%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (4.57%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.86%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (2.29%) BPaaS
2 4 (2.29%) PaaS
2 4 (2.29%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) Internet
1 1 (0.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.14%) Data Mining
2 7 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.14%) MySQL
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.57%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.57%) Impala
4 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) JIRA
2 1 (0.57%) Appium
2 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.57%) Maven
2 1 (0.57%) RSpec
2 1 (0.57%) Selenium
2 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.57%) Subversion
2 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (16.57%) Marketing
2 13 (7.43%) Finance
3 6 (3.43%) Local Government
3 6 (3.43%) Mandarin Language
4 4 (2.29%) Legal
4 4 (2.29%) Retail
4 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.71%) Banking
5 3 (1.71%) Thai Language
6 2 (1.14%) Advertising
6 2 (1.14%) Back Office
6 2 (1.14%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (1.14%) Publishing
7 1 (0.57%) Danish Language
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (51.43%) User Researcher
2 35 (20.00%) Digital User Researcher
3 28 (16.00%) Analyst
4 21 (12.00%) User Experience Researcher
5 11 (6.29%) Business Analyst
6 10 (5.71%) Digital Analyst
7 8 (4.57%) Architect
7 8 (4.57%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (3.43%) Designer
8 6 (3.43%) Senior User Researcher
8 6 (3.43%) UX Designer
9 4 (2.29%) Digital Transformation
9 4 (2.29%) Product Manager
9 4 (2.29%) Senior Architect
9 4 (2.29%) Senior Enterprise Architect
10 3 (1.71%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (1.71%) Digital Performance Analyst
10 3 (1.71%) Marketing Manager
10 3 (1.71%) Performance Analyst
10 3 (1.71%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.14%) ATL
2 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.57%) CSS
2 1 (0.57%) ggplot2
2 1 (0.57%) HTML
2 1 (0.57%) JSON
2 1 (0.57%) Node.js
2 1 (0.57%) REST
2 1 (0.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.57%) SOAP
2 1 (0.57%) Web Services
2 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (46.86%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (44.57%) User Experience
3 8 (4.57%) Blog
4 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.14%) NHS
6 2 (1.14%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.14%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.57%) Fintech
7 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.57%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
1 2 (1.14%) Windows
2 1 (0.57%) Android
2 1 (0.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (59.43%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (49.71%) Psychology
3 80 (45.71%) Usability Testing
4 79 (45.14%) Service Design
5 73 (41.71%) Quantitative Research
6 71 (40.57%) Cognitive Psychology
6 71 (40.57%) Customer Insight
7 67 (38.29%) Qualitative Research
8 63 (36.00%) Ethnography
8 63 (36.00%) Human Factors
9 53 (30.29%) Actionable Customer Insight
9 53 (30.29%) Guerrilla Research
10 40 (22.86%) Analytics
11 24 (13.71%) Actionable Insight
12 22 (12.57%) User Stories
13 19 (10.86%) Mentoring
14 18 (10.29%) Prototyping
15 17 (9.71%) Business Analysis
16 15 (8.57%) Scrum
17 14 (8.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.57%) C
1 8 (4.57%) SQL
2 3 (1.71%) R
3 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.57%) Java
4 1 (0.57%) Python
4 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 86 (49.14%) Degree
2 8 (4.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.14%) CISSP
4 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.57%) CFA
5 1 (0.57%) CISA
5 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.57%) PMP
5 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Puppet
1 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.43%) Brio
2 6 (3.43%) Cognos
2 6 (3.43%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (3.43%) Omniture
3 5 (2.86%) Coremetrics
4 4 (2.29%) Oracle
5 3 (1.71%) Hitwise
5 3 (1.71%) Maxymiser
5 3 (1.71%) Optimizely
6 1 (0.57%) Apple
6 1 (0.57%) Google
6 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.57%) SAP
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