The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 June 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.

Economics
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 161 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 -  
Contract jobs citing Economics 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.034% 0.027% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.032% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £428 £363
% change year-on-year -15.25% +18.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2349 3084 2925
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.00% 82.20% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 1942 1710
Median daily rate £410 £415 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +9.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 77 125
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.25 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.75% -12.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £54.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Economics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Economics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Economics in the North West

Economics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Economics in the North West

Economics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Manchester +15 1 - - 1
Economics
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Economics.

1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) PgMP
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (33.33%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Contract Management
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

Economics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Value-Added Service
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
1 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) DNA
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) PgMP
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared