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 3 months to 30 March 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.

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

comScore
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 637 619
Rank change year-on-year +40 -18  
Contract jobs citing comScore 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.006% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.015% 0.013% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £425 £325 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% +106.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20053 23695 24270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.04% 43.77% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12380 14428 13767
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 802 1036
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

comScore
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing comScore as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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
London - 3 £425 - 1
England - 3 £425 - 1

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing comScore also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for comScore.

1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) Adobe
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Omniture
4 3 (37.50%) Google
4 3 (37.50%) Google Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Tableau
5 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) Kentico
5 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (25.00%) SmartFocus
5 2 (25.00%) Maxymiser
5 2 (25.00%) Campaign Management
5 2 (25.00%) Campaign Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (25.00%) API Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) A/B Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Tealium
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Finance

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Kentico
1 2 (25.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Google Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Account Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Development Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Account Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Implementation Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Web Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Website Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) A/B Testing
2 2 (25.00%) API Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Campaign Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Campaign Management
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) ActionScript
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Adobe
2 3 (37.50%) Google
2 3 (37.50%) Omniture
2 3 (37.50%) Tableau
3 2 (25.00%) Maxymiser
3 2 (25.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 2 (25.00%) Tealium
4 1 (12.50%) Gigya