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 3 months to 25 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.

Market Research
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 260 261
Rank change year-on-year +37 +1  
Contract jobs citing Market Research 15 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.19% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Median daily rate £400 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £473 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +0.66% +3.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

Market Research 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 6342 7222 7635
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.03% 81.98% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3718 4417 4412
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 £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 268 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Market Research
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Market Research as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Market Research in the South East

Market Research
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

Market Research
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Market Research in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 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
Hampshire - 6 £560 - 1
Berkshire - 5 - - 1
West Sussex +9 2 £388 +19.23%
Surrey +4 2 £270 -46.00% 3
Market Research
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) Marketing
2 17 (42.50%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (35.00%) Psychology
3 14 (35.00%) Degree
3 14 (35.00%) Customer Insight
4 12 (30.00%) Ethnography
4 12 (30.00%) Service Design
4 12 (30.00%) Cognitive Psychology
4 12 (30.00%) Quantitative Research
4 12 (30.00%) Qualitative Research
4 12 (30.00%) Human Factors
4 12 (30.00%) Usability Testing
5 11 (27.50%) Actionable Customer Insight
5 11 (27.50%) Guerrilla Research
6 10 (25.00%) Analytics
7 9 (22.50%) User Stories
7 9 (22.50%) Actionable Insight
7 9 (22.50%) User Experience
8 8 (20.00%) Customer Segmentation
8 8 (20.00%) Digital Analytics
8 8 (20.00%) Data Mining
9 6 (15.00%) Oracle
9 6 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
10 4 (10.00%) Local Government
10 4 (10.00%) Competitor Analysis
10 4 (10.00%) Advertising
10 4 (10.00%) Online Marketing
10 4 (10.00%) Business Transformation

Market Research
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 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (7.50%) Big Data
2 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.50%) HBase
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) ERwin
General
1 17 (42.50%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) Advertising
2 4 (10.00%) Local Government
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Back Office
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (2.50%) Finance
5 1 (2.50%) French Language
5 1 (2.50%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) User Researcher
2 11 (27.50%) Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Digital User Researcher
5 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Marketing Assistant
5 4 (10.00%) User Experience Researcher
6 3 (7.50%) Digital Performance Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Product Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Digital Analytics Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Product Owner
7 2 (5.00%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Big Data Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Insight Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Product Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Software Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (22.50%) User Experience
3 3 (7.50%) Reference Data
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Customer Insight
2 14 (35.00%) Psychology
3 12 (30.00%) Cognitive Psychology
3 12 (30.00%) Ethnography
3 12 (30.00%) Human Factors
3 12 (30.00%) Qualitative Research
3 12 (30.00%) Quantitative Research
3 12 (30.00%) Service Design
3 12 (30.00%) Usability Testing
4 11 (27.50%) Actionable Customer Insight
4 11 (27.50%) Guerrilla Research
5 10 (25.00%) Analytics
6 9 (22.50%) Actionable Insight
6 9 (22.50%) User Stories
7 8 (20.00%) Customer Segmentation
7 8 (20.00%) Digital Analytics
8 6 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (10.00%) Business Transformation
9 4 (10.00%) Online Marketing
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Hitwise
2 3 (7.50%) Maxymiser
2 3 (7.50%) Optimizely
3 1 (2.50%) DataFlux
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