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 29 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.

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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 610 648 638
Rank change year-on-year +38 -10  
Contract jobs citing comScore 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.002% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.019% 0.004% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
UK median daily rate £300 £325 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +85.71%  
10th Percentile £199 £313 £163
90th Percentile £411 £338 £188
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 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 20651 24117 24949
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.84% 44.90% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20874 27087 25776
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
10th Percentile £240 £238 £213
90th Percentile £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1319 1641 1981
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.31% +9.33%  
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing comScore over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for comScore in the UK

comScore
Top 4 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 29 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
England +31 4 £300 -7.69%
London +6 2 £300 -7.69%
South East - 2 - -
UK excluding London - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5 (71.43%) Adobe
1 5 (71.43%) Adobe Analytics
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Web Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Omniture
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) Google Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Google
3 3 (42.86%) Tableau
3 3 (42.86%) Digital Media
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) API Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 2 (28.57%) Power BI
4 2 (28.57%) Digital Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Tealium
4 2 (28.57%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (28.57%) A/B Testing
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) ActionScript
4 2 (28.57%) XHTML

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 (28.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (28.57%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Unica
1 2 (28.57%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Google Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) Aerospike
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Development Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Analytics Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Web Analytics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) XHTML
3 1 (14.29%) Kafka
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Web Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) A/B Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) API Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Digital Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Programmatic Advertising
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) ActionScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Marathon
1 1 (14.29%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Adobe
2 4 (57.14%) Omniture
3 3 (42.86%) Google
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Tableau
4 2 (28.57%) Maxymiser
4 2 (28.57%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 2 (28.57%) Tealium
5 1 (14.29%) Facebook
5 1 (14.29%) Gigya
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) Twitter