Period
to 24 January 2018

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 24 January 2018 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 91 108
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 -
Contract jobs citing Economics 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.32% 0.50% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.62% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Reading median daily rate £363 - £300
10th Percentile £356 - £275
90th Percentile £369 - £325
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £275 £283
% change year-on-year +31.82% -2.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year -1.67% - -

Economics 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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,027 1,136 1,491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.62% 80.97% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 573 917
Reading median daily rate £402 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.25% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £263 £235 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 42 72
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £22.43 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.34% -27.43% +62.63%
10th Percentile £11.05 £13.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.00 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £25.54
% change year-on-year -17.14% -31.47% +41.86%

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 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Economics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Economics.

1 3 (75.00%) SAS
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) IFRS
2 2 (50.00%) IFRS 9
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Basel II
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) SWOT Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE

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 3 (75.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Power BI
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Campaign Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Data-Driven Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) SWOT Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) R
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Basel II
1 2 (50.00%) IFRS
1 2 (50.00%) IFRS 9
2 1 (25.00%) GDPR
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Tableau