Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Competitor Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Competitor Analysis over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Competitor Analysis
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 620 599 619
Rank change year-on-year -21 +20 -6
Contract jobs citing Competitor Analysis 15 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.032% 0.044% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.051% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 6
London median daily rate £308 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.38% +13.04% -28.13%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £219
90th Percentile £498 £463 £522
England median daily rate £350 £380 £300
% change year-on-year -7.89% +26.67% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
London median hourly rate - £19.00 £20.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.13% -
England median hourly rate - £19.00 £20.91
% change year-on-year - -9.13% -2.74%

Competitor Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40964 38955 39069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.95% 86.20% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29788 27920 27910
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £643 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 408 469
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.77 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +8.83% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.32 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.45 £50.04 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Competitor Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Competitor Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Competitor Analysis in London

Competitor Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Competitor Analysis in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Competitor Analysis in London

Competitor Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Competitor Analysis in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Competitor Analysis in London

Competitor Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Competitor Analysis in London

Competitor Analysis
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Competitor Analysis within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Central London +2 4 £450 - 3
South London -35 3 £308 -5.38%
Competitor Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Competitor Analysis 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 London region with a requirement for Competitor Analysis.

1 10 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 9 (60.00%) Wireframes
3 6 (40.00%) User Experience
4 5 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) jQuery
4 5 (33.33%) Usability Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Information Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) CSS3
6 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (20.00%) Axure RP
6 3 (20.00%) User Stories
6 3 (20.00%) Games
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) SMS
6 3 (20.00%) Ajax
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Angular 2
7 2 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (13.33%) InVision
7 2 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Graphic Design
7 2 (13.33%) Human Factors
7 2 (13.33%) Use Case
7 2 (13.33%) SQL

Competitor Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (13.33%) InVision
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Designer
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Angular Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (20.00%) UX Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) User Experience Researcher
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Product Owner
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Product Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Product Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Product Owner
4 1 (6.67%) Senior User Experience Researcher
4 1 (6.67%) UI Designer
4 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (20.00%) Ajax
2 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (20.00%) CSS3
2 3 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) Angular 2
3 2 (13.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Graphic Design
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 9 (60.00%) Wireframes
3 5 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 5 (33.33%) Usability Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Information Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) BPR
6 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (13.33%) Human Factors
6 2 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
7 1 (6.67%) Analytics
7 1 (6.67%) Conceptual Models
7 1 (6.67%) Data Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) Quantitative Research
7 1 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe
1 2 (13.33%) Tableau
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft