Period
to 10 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of comScore products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited comScore over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within comScore.

comScore
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 878 894 879
Rank change year-on-year +16 -15 +17
Contract jobs citing comScore 4 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.009% 0.012% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
UK median daily rate £238 £200 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -46.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £204 £150 £299
90th Percentile £276 £250 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate - £250 £375
% change year-on-year - -33.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

comScore is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 44,390 43,407 46,492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.25% 42.36% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,593 27,148 28,421
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
10th Percentile £255 £232 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,652 1,409 1,693
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.70 £10.24
90th Percentile £47.36 £45.00 £45.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.58 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.48% - -2.94%

comScore
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing comScore as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for comScore in the UK

comScore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for comScore in the UK

comScore
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing comScore within the UK over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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
London +13 3 £225 +50.00%
England -32 3 £225 +12.50%

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing comScore also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for comScore.

1 3 (75.00%) Tableau
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Facebook
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Video on Demand
2 2 (50.00%) Social Media
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (50.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) BBC
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Data Governance

comScore
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Broadband
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Social Media
2 2 (50.00%) Video on Demand
3 1 (25.00%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Tableau
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) Facebook
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter