The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Customer Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Analysis over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

Customer Analysis
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 652 637
Rank change year-on-year +57 -15  
Contract jobs citing Customer Analysis 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.011% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.013% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £325 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -21.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £475
% change year-on-year - -31.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Customer Analysis 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 38807 46287 44659
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.74% 82.81% 79.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25491 30598 27763
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 998 1077 1305
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.85 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.54% +13.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.50 £47.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Customer Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Customer Analysis in the UK

Customer Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Customer Analysis in the UK

Customer Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Customer Analysis.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Customer Analysis in the UK

Customer Analysis
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Customer Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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 +54 5 £325 -13.33% 4
Berkshire +24 3 - -
South East +22 3 - -
London +25 2 £325 -18.75% 1
Twickenham - 1 £325 -

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Analysis 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 Customer Analysis.

1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (60.00%) Physical Data Model
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
4 1 (20.00%) Content Development
4 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) SAS
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience

Customer Analysis
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 1 (20.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Insight Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) MicroStrategy Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Coaching
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Logical Data Model
1 3 (60.00%) Physical Data Model
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (20.00%) Content Development
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) MicroStrategy