Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 12 December 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 West
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 203 214
Contract jobs citing Economics 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.018% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.022% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
South West median daily rate - £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +24.14% -9.94%
England median daily rate £563 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +39.58% +0.75% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £14.11
% change year-on-year -1.67% +112.69% -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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4562 4553 5216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.28% 80.40% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2850 3082 3559
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £260 £241 £256
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 281 259
South West median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -10.83% +42.73%
10th Percentile £11.83 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £48.24
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.36 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.65% +10.70% +15.79%

Economics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Economics in the South West

Economics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Economics in the South West