The table below looks at the statistics for Statistical Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistical Analysis over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistical Analysis
Rank 565 525 516
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -9
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 56 74 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 42
Average daily rate £500 £413 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £642 £560 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £318
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +33.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-31.11% -
Statistical Analysis
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41811 39981 38714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 78.99% 77.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27954 25305 24543
Average daily rate £445 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 913 1164 1124
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Statistical Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Statistical Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in England

Statistical Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Statistical Analysis Daily Rate Trend in England

Statistical Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Statistical Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in England

Statistical Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Statistical Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in England

Statistical Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 29 £575 +76.92% 12
South East -13 7 £225 -56.09% 1
East of England +10 5 £500 - 1
Yorkshire +2 5 £325 - 3
South West -3 5 £850 +100.00%
West Midlands -14 2 £546 - 2
East Midlands +5 1 - - 1
Statistical Analysis
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Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 55 (47.01%) Finance
2 44 (37.61%) Analytics
3 34 (29.06%) SQL
4 32 (27.35%) SAS
4 32 (27.35%) Degree
5 27 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (21.37%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (20.51%) Data Mining
7 24 (20.51%) Data Analysis
8 20 (17.09%) Big Data
9 19 (16.24%) R
9 19 (16.24%) Machine Learning
10 18 (15.38%) Project Management
11 17 (14.53%) Marketing
12 16 (13.68%) Banking
13 15 (12.82%) Apache Hive
13 15 (12.82%) Predictive Modelling
14 14 (11.97%) Statistics
14 14 (11.97%) SPSS
14 14 (11.97%) MS Excel
14 14 (11.97%) Apache Pig
15 13 (11.11%) VBA
16 12 (10.26%) Credit Risk
16 12 (10.26%) Visualisation
16 12 (10.26%) Hadoop
16 12 (10.26%) Statistical Modelling
17 11 (9.40%) Python
17 11 (9.40%) Six Sigma
18 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
18 10 (8.55%) Java

Statistical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 32 (27.35%) SAS
2 14 (11.97%) Apache Pig
3 8 (6.84%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.71%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (11.97%) MS Excel
1 14 (11.97%) SPSS
2 6 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.56%) CPLEX
4 2 (1.71%) MS Office
4 2 (1.71%) MS Project
4 2 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.85%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Radian6
1 6 (5.13%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.85%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.69%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (2.56%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.71%) SaaS
3 2 (1.71%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.51%) Data Mining
2 20 (17.09%) Big Data
3 15 (12.82%) Apache Hive
4 12 (10.26%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.13%) Text Mining
6 5 (4.27%) MySQL
7 4 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.42%) MS Access
7 4 (3.42%) QlikView
8 3 (2.56%) Base SAS
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (2.56%) SAP BI
8 3 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.71%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.71%) Yeoman
General
1 55 (47.01%) Finance
2 17 (14.53%) Marketing
3 16 (13.68%) Banking
4 9 (7.69%) Retail
5 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.56%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.56%) Games
6 3 (2.56%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.71%) Automotive
7 2 (1.71%) Back Office
7 2 (1.71%) Billing
8 1 (0.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.85%) Front Office
8 1 (0.85%) International Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Law
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (35.04%) Analyst
2 23 (19.66%) Data Scientist
3 15 (12.82%) Project Manager
4 14 (11.97%) Data Analyst
5 10 (8.55%) Consultant
5 10 (8.55%) Financial Analyst
5 10 (8.55%) SAS Analyst
6 9 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) Banking Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) Credit Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) SAS Risk Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) Service Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 7 (5.98%) Web Analytics Consultant
8 7 (5.98%) Web Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.42%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (5.13%) D3.js
3 3 (2.56%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.56%) HTML
3 3 (2.56%) Swing
4 2 (1.71%) Cascalog
4 2 (1.71%) Pandas
4 2 (1.71%) scikit-learn
4 2 (1.71%) SciPy
5 1 (0.85%) Middleware
5 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.37%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.97%) Statistics
3 12 (10.26%) Credit Risk
3 12 (10.26%) Visualisation
4 8 (6.84%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.13%) User Experience
6 4 (3.42%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.42%) Data Extraction
6 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.42%) NHS
6 4 (3.42%) Physics
6 4 (3.42%) Reinsurance
7 3 (2.56%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.56%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.56%) Economics
7 3 (2.56%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.85%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.56%) Unix
1 3 (2.56%) Windows
2 2 (1.71%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.61%) Analytics
2 27 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (20.51%) Data Analysis
4 19 (16.24%) Machine Learning
5 18 (15.38%) Project Management
6 15 (12.82%) Predictive Modelling
7 12 (10.26%) Statistical Modelling
8 11 (9.40%) Six Sigma
9 10 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (6.84%) Data Analytics
10 8 (6.84%) Data Modelling
11 7 (5.98%) Data Management
11 7 (5.98%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (5.98%) Web Analytics
12 6 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (5.13%) Customer Engagement
12 6 (5.13%) ITIL
12 6 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (4.27%) Service Management
13 5 (4.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.06%) SQL
2 19 (16.24%) R
3 13 (11.11%) VBA
4 11 (9.40%) Python
5 10 (8.55%) Java
6 8 (6.84%) MATLAB
7 7 (5.98%) Scala
8 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.71%) C
9 2 (1.71%) Clojure
10 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (27.35%) Degree
2 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) QA
2 4 (3.42%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.42%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.42%) TickIT
3 2 (1.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.69%) Adobe
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle
4 6 (5.13%) Coremetrics
4 6 (5.13%) Tableau
5 4 (3.42%) Cognos
5 4 (3.42%) SAP
6 3 (2.56%) Google
6 3 (2.56%) IBM
6 3 (2.56%) ILOG
6 3 (2.56%) New Relic
6 3 (2.56%) Splunk
7 2 (1.71%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.71%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.71%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.71%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (0.85%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.85%) Nokia
8 1 (0.85%) Siemens
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