Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 353 346 354
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 -6
Contract jobs citing Economics 22 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 25
South East median daily rate £363 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.23% +5.33% +0.67%
10th Percentile £276 £250 £200
90th Percentile £556 £550 £413
England median daily rate £563 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +33.93% +5.00% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £29.50 - -
England median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £14.11
% change year-on-year -9.23% +130.41% -52.98%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13922 13735 15731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.74% 82.52% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8340 8261 9392
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 557 611
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% -2.26% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.53 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Economics in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -4 16 £363 -27.50% 3
Berkshire +11 14 £363 -27.50% 1
Surrey - 4 £438 - 1
East Sussex +1 2 £575 -14.81% 1
Buckinghamshire -21 2 £406 +69.27% 1
Economics
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 14 (63.64%) Degree
2 13 (59.09%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (54.55%) Mathematics
4 11 (50.00%) Finance
5 9 (40.91%) Marketing
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (40.91%) SAS
6 8 (36.36%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (31.82%) Project Management
8 6 (27.27%) Basel II
8 6 (27.27%) MS Visio
8 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
8 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
8 6 (27.27%) Banking
8 6 (27.27%) Credit Risk Modelling
8 6 (27.27%) IFRS
8 6 (27.27%) IFRS 9
8 6 (27.27%) Retail Banking
8 6 (27.27%) Credit Risk
8 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
9 5 (22.73%) Analytics
9 5 (22.73%) Data Management
10 4 (18.18%) SQL
10 4 (18.18%) SAP
10 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
11 3 (13.64%) Statistics
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse

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 9 (40.91%) SAS
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (27.27%) MS Visio
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (4.55%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) NAS
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) Big Data
3 2 (9.09%) GIS
3 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.55%) Power BI
4 1 (4.55%) QlikView
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Marketing
3 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 6 (27.27%) Retail Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Automotive
5 1 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Credit Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Data Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Risk Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Data Scientist
4 2 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Web Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Web Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Database Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Credit Risk
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Mathematics
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Credit Risk Modelling
3 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 5 (22.73%) Analytics
4 5 (22.73%) Data Management
5 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Change Management
6 3 (13.64%) Metadata Management
6 3 (13.64%) Statistics
6 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
7 2 (9.09%) Data Governance
7 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (9.09%) Linear Regression
7 2 (9.09%) Machine Learning
7 2 (9.09%) Multichannel Marketing
7 2 (9.09%) Personalization
7 2 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) R
3 2 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Degree
2 8 (36.36%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CISM
4 1 (4.55%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) Basel II
1 6 (27.27%) IFRS
1 6 (27.27%) IFRS 9
2 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
3 2 (9.09%) GDPR
4 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) Tableau
2 2 (9.09%) Tealium
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle