The table below looks at the statistics for Statistical Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistical Analysis over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistical Analysis
Rank 146 177 201
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +24
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 7 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.21% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.26% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 5
Average daily rate £400 £413 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -36.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £42.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +136.11%
Statistical Analysis
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2644 4159 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.04% 80.90% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 3247 3422
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Statistical Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Statistical Analysis across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Statistical Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Statistical Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis across the City of London region.

Statistical Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Statistical Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis across the City of London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Statistical Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Statistical Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Statistical Analysis across the City of London region.

Statistical Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Statistical Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Statistical Analysis.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Statistics
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) NHS
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Pig
4 2 (20.00%) Scala
4 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
5 1 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) R
5 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Tableau
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell

Statistical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Statistical Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Statistical Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) SAP BI
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
2 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Statistician
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Commercial Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk Modeller
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Financial Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Statistician
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modeller
3 1 (10.00%) Strategy Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Statistics
2 3 (30.00%) NHS
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) R
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) Tableau