The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 402 400 348
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -52
Contract jobs citing Statistics 232 228 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.45% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 1.38% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 141 149
Median daily rate £353 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.21% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £190 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.64% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 7
Median hourly rate £15.88 £16.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% -26.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.10 £14.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £28.22 £63.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.98 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-18.62% -36.10%
Statistics
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16338 16547 15845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.18% 32.53% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10719 10550 9819
Median daily rate £434 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 564 606 643
Median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.01 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Statistics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in England

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram in England

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in England

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 111 £375 -5.66% 51
South East +25 71 £380 +10.94% 15
West Midlands -17 12 £95 -66.81% 6
Yorkshire +6 10 £338 -12.33% 9
East of England +3 9 £450 +38.46% 4
South West -5 9 £444 +40.87% 6
North West -20 6 £219 -41.66% 6
East Midlands +6 2 £325 -25.71% 1
North East -53 1 £250 -23.07%
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 134 (29.32%) SQL
2 115 (25.16%) Degree
3 113 (24.73%) Finance
4 105 (22.98%) Python
5 103 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
6 99 (21.66%) Analytics
7 77 (16.85%) R
8 72 (15.75%) Mathematics
9 67 (14.66%) Microsoft
10 63 (13.79%) Windows
11 61 (13.35%) MS Excel
11 61 (13.35%) Algorithms
12 57 (12.47%) Data Analysis
13 56 (12.25%) Java
14 55 (12.04%) SAS
15 53 (11.60%) Agile Software Development
16 50 (10.94%) Oracle
17 49 (10.72%) C++
18 48 (10.50%) Linux
18 48 (10.50%) Business Intelligence
19 47 (10.28%) SQL Server
20 45 (9.85%) Visualisation
21 44 (9.63%) Machine Learning
21 44 (9.63%) MS Office
21 44 (9.63%) Project Management
22 43 (9.41%) Big Data
23 42 (9.19%) Security Cleared
23 42 (9.19%) Validation
23 42 (9.19%) Front Office
24 41 (8.97%) Active Directory

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 55 (12.04%) SAS
2 26 (5.69%) Apache Spark
3 19 (4.16%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.63%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.75%) Apache Pig
6 8 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.53%) Live Communications Server
8 6 (1.31%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.09%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.09%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.88%) CMS
10 4 (0.88%) Documentum
11 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.44%) Apache
12 2 (0.44%) Confluence
12 2 (0.44%) Drupal
12 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 61 (13.35%) MS Excel
2 44 (9.63%) MS Office
3 36 (7.88%) SPSS
4 31 (6.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.19%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.53%) MS Project
6 7 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.66%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.44%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.44%) GIMP
8 2 (0.44%) LaTeX
8 2 (0.44%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.44%) Weka
9 1 (0.22%) EViews
Business Applications
1 8 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.09%) Cognos Planning
3 5 (1.09%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (1.09%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.66%) ENOVIA
5 2 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.22%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.53%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.31%) Office 365
3 4 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.88%) GitHub
4 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.44%) SaaS
5 2 (0.44%) Taleo
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.22%) Heroku
6 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.16%) Firewall
2 17 (3.72%) SAN
3 14 (3.06%) DNS
4 12 (2.63%) DHCP
4 12 (2.63%) LAN
4 12 (2.63%) Network Security
5 11 (2.41%) WAN
6 9 (1.97%) VPN
7 8 (1.75%) HTTP
8 7 (1.53%) GSM
8 7 (1.53%) Intranet
8 7 (1.53%) UMTS
9 6 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (1.31%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (1.31%) LTE
9 6 (1.31%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.31%) VoIP
9 6 (1.31%) Wireless
10 4 (0.88%) SMTP
10 4 (0.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 43 (9.41%) Big Data
3 36 (7.88%) Hadoop
4 32 (7.00%) Relational Database
5 30 (6.56%) Data Mining
6 26 (5.69%) MS Access
7 22 (4.81%) Apache Hive
8 21 (4.60%) MySQL
8 21 (4.60%) QlikView
9 13 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.63%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (2.41%) MongoDB
11 11 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (2.19%) KDB
12 10 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (1.97%) HPCC
14 8 (1.75%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (2.84%) Maven
2 5 (1.09%) PVCS
2 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.88%) JIRA
4 3 (0.66%) JUnit
4 3 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.44%) ERwin
6 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 113 (24.73%) Finance
2 42 (9.19%) Front Office
3 34 (7.44%) Back Office
4 30 (6.56%) Marketing
5 26 (5.69%) Telecoms
6 25 (5.47%) Retail
7 22 (4.81%) Banking
8 11 (2.41%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.31%) Electronics
9 6 (1.31%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.31%) Games
9 6 (1.31%) Publishing
10 5 (1.09%) Legal
11 4 (0.88%) Advertising
11 4 (0.88%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.66%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.66%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.44%) Local Government
13 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 138 (30.20%) Analyst
2 71 (15.54%) Developer
3 42 (9.19%) Data Analyst
3 42 (9.19%) Data Scientist
4 27 (5.91%) SQL Analyst
5 23 (5.03%) Support Engineer
6 17 (3.72%) Consultant
7 15 (3.28%) DBA
7 15 (3.28%) Quantitative Developer
8 13 (2.84%) SQL Developer
9 12 (2.63%) Administrator
9 12 (2.63%) Insight Analyst
9 12 (2.63%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 12 (2.63%) Python Developer
10 11 (2.41%) Excel Analyst
10 11 (2.41%) Qualitative Analyst
10 11 (2.41%) Quantitative Analyst
11 10 (2.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (2.19%) Java Developer
11 10 (2.19%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.72%) HTML
1 17 (3.72%) XML
2 16 (3.50%) SciPy
3 15 (3.28%) NumPy
3 15 (3.28%) Pandas
4 14 (3.06%) AngularJS
5 12 (2.63%) .NET
6 10 (2.19%) ELK Stack
6 10 (2.19%) Esper
6 10 (2.19%) Pyramid
7 9 (1.97%) REST
8 8 (1.75%) Akka
8 8 (1.75%) Web Services
9 7 (1.53%) CSS
9 7 (1.53%) HTML5
10 6 (1.31%) jQuery
11 5 (1.09%) Play Framework
11 5 (1.09%) scikit-learn
12 4 (0.88%) Django
12 4 (0.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 103 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (15.75%) Mathematics
3 61 (13.35%) Algorithms
4 45 (9.85%) Visualisation
5 37 (8.10%) Computer Science
6 30 (6.56%) Management Information System
7 18 (3.94%) Economics
7 18 (3.94%) Physics
8 14 (3.06%) Credit Risk
9 13 (2.84%) Data Centre
10 12 (2.63%) Hedge funds
11 11 (2.41%) Fixed Income
11 11 (2.41%) User Experience
12 10 (2.19%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.97%) Equities
14 8 (1.75%) Derivative
14 8 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (1.53%) Artificial Intelligence
15 7 (1.53%) Fat Client
15 7 (1.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 63 (13.79%) Windows
2 48 (10.50%) Linux
3 26 (5.69%) Windows Server
4 22 (4.81%) Windows 7
5 16 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (3.50%) Windows XP
6 14 (3.06%) Unix
7 13 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.31%) CentOS
10 5 (1.09%) Android
11 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.22%) Solaris
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (21.66%) Analytics
2 57 (12.47%) Data Analysis
3 53 (11.60%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (10.50%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (9.63%) Machine Learning
5 44 (9.63%) Project Management
6 42 (9.19%) Validation
7 38 (8.32%) ITIL
8 31 (6.78%) Configuration Management
8 31 (6.78%) Software Engineering
9 29 (6.35%) Data Visualisation
9 29 (6.35%) Network Design
10 27 (5.91%) Capacity Management
10 27 (5.91%) Problem Management
11 25 (5.47%) CRM
11 25 (5.47%) Data Management
12 24 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (5.25%) Fault Management
13 23 (5.03%) Functional Testing
13 23 (5.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (29.32%) SQL
2 105 (22.98%) Python
3 77 (16.85%) R
4 56 (12.25%) Java
5 49 (10.72%) C++
6 29 (6.35%) VBA
7 21 (4.60%) Scala
8 17 (3.72%) JavaScript
9 16 (3.50%) MATLAB
10 15 (3.28%) C
10 15 (3.28%) Perl
11 12 (2.63%) C#
12 11 (2.41%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.41%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.75%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.53%) VB
15 5 (1.09%) Clojure
15 5 (1.09%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.88%) PHP
16 4 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 115 (25.16%) Degree
2 42 (9.19%) Security Cleared
3 31 (6.78%) PhD
4 20 (4.38%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.50%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.53%) CCNP
8 6 (1.31%) MCSA
9 5 (1.09%) ACCA
9 5 (1.09%) CCNA
9 5 (1.09%) CIMA
9 5 (1.09%) CISSP
10 4 (0.88%) MCSE
10 4 (0.88%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.66%) ISEB
11 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.25%) Data Quality
2 20 (4.38%) SLA
3 9 (1.97%) QA
4 3 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.66%) RMADS
5 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.44%) UCITS
6 1 (0.22%) GCP
6 1 (0.22%) HL7
6 1 (0.22%) IAS 39
System Software
1 41 (8.97%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.53%) Docker
4 2 (0.44%) GridGain
4 2 (0.44%) NFS
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.19%) Graphite
1 10 (2.19%) Kibana
1 10 (2.19%) logstash
1 10 (2.19%) NetBackup
1 10 (2.19%) StatsD
2 9 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.97%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 8 (1.75%) Netcool
3 8 (1.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (1.53%) Unicenter
5 5 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.09%) NSN NetAct
6 4 (0.88%) SCCM
7 3 (0.66%) Puppet
7 3 (0.66%) WSUS
8 2 (0.44%) Amdocs OSS
8 2 (0.44%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.44%) SCOM
9 1 (0.22%) EMC VPLEX
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 67 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 50 (10.94%) Oracle
3 34 (7.44%) Tableau
4 21 (4.60%) SAP
5 19 (4.16%) Cisco
6 16 (3.50%) HP
7 12 (2.63%) Veritas
8 11 (2.41%) Citrix
8 11 (2.41%) Google
8 11 (2.41%) VMware
9 9 (1.97%) EMC
9 9 (1.97%) Teradata
10 8 (1.75%) Cognos
10 8 (1.75%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.53%) Adobe
11 7 (1.53%) Juniper
11 7 (1.53%) Mapinfo
11 7 (1.53%) Meridio
12 6 (1.31%) Informatica
13 5 (1.09%) Hyperion
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