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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 79 70
Rank change year-on-year +19 -9  
Contract jobs citing Economics 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £388 £347
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.51%  
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 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 533 797 728
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 78.50% 77.45% 73.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 457 388
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 16
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.23% -13.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.00 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.20 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Economics
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 28 April 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 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) Business Development
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Mandarin Language
2 4 (80.00%) Spanish Language
2 4 (80.00%) Data Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Case Management
2 4 (80.00%) Business Transformation
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) MBA
2 4 (80.00%) PLM
2 4 (80.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (80.00%) CRM
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Google
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SMS
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Xbox

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) SMS
General
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Mandarin Language
2 4 (80.00%) Spanish Language
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Business Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Category Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Business Development
1 4 (80.00%) Business Transformation
1 4 (80.00%) Case Management
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) CRM
1 4 (80.00%) Customer Engagement
1 4 (80.00%) Data Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) PLM
1 4 (80.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Integrated Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Scorecard
2 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) MBA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Google
2 4 (80.00%) IBM