The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 250 230
Rank change year-on-year +22 -20  
Contract jobs citing Economics 15 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.21% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.26% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 9
Median daily rate £363 £525 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.95% +38.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £623 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £432 £363
% change year-on-year -16.08% +19.17%  
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 South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6409 7357 7524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.94% 81.95% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14363 16339 15225
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 804 610
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +25.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £55.00 £47.83
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 South East

Job postings citing Economics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Economics in the South East

Economics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Economics in the South East

Economics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Economics in the South East

Economics
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +21 10 £363 -34.09% 2
Surrey +10 3 £325 -7.14%
Buckinghamshire -15 2 £406 +69.27%
Economics
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for Economics.

1 16 (48.48%) Mathematics
2 15 (45.45%) Degree
3 14 (42.42%) Finance
4 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (24.24%) Project Management
5 8 (24.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
6 7 (21.21%) Statistics
6 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
6 7 (21.21%) Retail
7 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (18.18%) MS Visio
7 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 6 (18.18%) Basel II
7 6 (18.18%) SAS
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.18%) Credit Risk
7 6 (18.18%) Banking
7 6 (18.18%) Retail Banking
7 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 6 (18.18%) Tableau
7 6 (18.18%) Statistical Modelling
7 6 (18.18%) Credit Risk Modelling
7 6 (18.18%) IFRS
7 6 (18.18%) IFRS 9
7 6 (18.18%) Numerate Degree

Economics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (18.18%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (18.18%) MS Visio
4 4 (12.12%) SPSS
5 3 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (6.06%) SPSS Modeler
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) NAS
1 2 (6.06%) SAN
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) Data Mining
3 4 (12.12%) GIS
4 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.06%) Big Data
5 2 (6.06%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (6.06%) Spotfire
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.03%) OLAP
6 1 (3.03%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Retail
3 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 6 (18.18%) Retail Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Automotive
4 4 (12.12%) Marketing
5 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Data Scientist
3 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Credit Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Delivery Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Project Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Business Change Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Business Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
3 6 (18.18%) Credit Risk
4 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.06%) Life Science
6 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
6 1 (3.03%) Graphic Design
6 1 (3.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Mathematics
2 8 (24.24%) Project Management
3 7 (21.21%) Statistics
4 6 (18.18%) Credit Risk Modelling
4 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (18.18%) Statistical Modelling
4 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 5 (15.15%) Analytics
5 5 (15.15%) CHAID
5 5 (15.15%) ETL
5 5 (15.15%) Linear Regression
5 5 (15.15%) Logistic Regression
5 5 (15.15%) Neural Network
5 5 (15.15%) Operations Research
5 5 (15.15%) Time Series Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) ANOVA
6 4 (12.12%) Monte Carlo Method
6 4 (12.12%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) R
2 3 (9.09%) VBA
3 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Degree
2 6 (18.18%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.03%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) Basel II
1 6 (18.18%) IFRS
1 6 (18.18%) IFRS 9
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) GAAP
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 6 (18.18%) Tableau
2 2 (6.06%) Cognos
2 2 (6.06%) IBM
2 2 (6.06%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Infor
3 1 (3.03%) Tealium
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