Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Economics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Economics over the 6 months to 22 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.

Economics
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 108 101
Rank change year-on-year +33 -7 -
Contract jobs citing Economics 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.63% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Reading median daily rate £363 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.09% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £550 £608
% change year-on-year -34.09% -9.56% +263.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1002 1445 1446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.15% 78.66% 75.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 822 797
Reading median daily rate £420 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £385
% change year-on-year +3.66% +6.49% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 52
Reading median hourly rate £17.59 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.53% -1.02% +26.50%
10th Percentile £13.60 £10.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £45.39 £40.17
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.61% -31.11% +31.81%

Economics
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Economics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Economics in Reading

Economics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Economics in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for Economics.

1 7 (87.50%) Retail
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
1 7 (87.50%) Mathematics
2 6 (75.00%) Credit Risk
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) Credit Risk Modelling
2 6 (75.00%) IFRS
2 6 (75.00%) IFRS 9
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (75.00%) Retail Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (75.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (75.00%) SAS
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Basel II
2 6 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (75.00%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scorecard
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Xbox
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Automotive

Economics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (75.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (75.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) GIS
General
1 7 (87.50%) Retail
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Automotive
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Credit Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Category Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (75.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (12.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Mathematics
2 6 (75.00%) Credit Risk Modelling
2 6 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Integrated Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Scorecard
3 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) Basel II
1 6 (75.00%) IFRS
1 6 (75.00%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP