Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Market Research skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Market Research over the 6 months to 17 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.

Market Research
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 349 363 381
Rank change year-on-year +14 +18 -16
Contract jobs citing Market Research 28 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.11% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.14% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 7
South East median daily rate £438 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +61.54% -28.96%
10th Percentile £339 £357 £263
90th Percentile £600 £688 £384
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £120.00
England median hourly rate - - £70.75

Market Research 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 13966 13858 15814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.90% 82.60% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8365 8369 9417
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.56%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £255
90th Percentile £575 £563 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 551 606
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% - +48.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.49
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Market Research in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Market Research in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Market Research in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Market Research in the South East

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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 Market Research in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Market Research in the South East

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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 Market Research within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 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
West Sussex -4 11 £378 -35.74% 1
Hampshire - 10 £575 -
Thames Valley -7 4 £344 +5.77%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Surrey -18 1 £450 -10.00%
Berkshire - 1 £220 -
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England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Market Research 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 Market Research.

1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (35.71%) Target Operating Model
2 10 (35.71%) TOGAF
2 10 (35.71%) Local Government
2 10 (35.71%) Business Transformation
3 9 (32.14%) Customer Insight
3 9 (32.14%) Actionable Insight
3 9 (32.14%) Actionable Customer Insight
4 8 (28.57%) IT Strategy
4 8 (28.57%) Quantitative Research
4 8 (28.57%) Ethnography
4 8 (28.57%) Service Design
4 8 (28.57%) Qualitative Research
4 8 (28.57%) Degree
4 8 (28.57%) Human Factors
4 8 (28.57%) Usability Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Psychology
5 7 (25.00%) Cognitive Psychology
6 6 (21.43%) User Stories
6 6 (21.43%) Guerrilla Research
7 4 (14.29%) User Experience
8 3 (10.71%) Scrum
9 2 (7.14%) Open Source
9 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
10 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.57%) C#
10 1 (3.57%) HTML
10 1 (3.57%) SQL

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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:

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.57%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.57%) Power BI
1 1 (3.57%) QlikView
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (35.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) User Researcher
2 10 (35.71%) Architect
2 10 (35.71%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Procurement Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) IT Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Power BI Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Business Transformation
2 10 (35.71%) Target Operating Model
2 10 (35.71%) TOGAF
3 9 (32.14%) Actionable Customer Insight
3 9 (32.14%) Actionable Insight
3 9 (32.14%) Customer Insight
4 8 (28.57%) Ethnography
4 8 (28.57%) Human Factors
4 8 (28.57%) IT Strategy
4 8 (28.57%) Qualitative Research
4 8 (28.57%) Quantitative Research
4 8 (28.57%) Service Design
4 8 (28.57%) Usability Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Cognitive Psychology
5 7 (25.00%) Psychology
6 6 (21.43%) Guerrilla Research
6 6 (21.43%) User Stories
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C#
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Tableau