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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 387 371 368
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing Statistics 252 250 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.48% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.51% 1.48% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 154 122
Median daily rate £384 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £344
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 10
Median hourly rate £9.00 £19.36 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.50% -12.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £16.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-46.42% -25.33%
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
16726 16874 15817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.50% 32.70% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10894 10786 9685
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 584 664 640
Median hourly rate £20.81 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.58% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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 23 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Statistics Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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 +6 135 £400 +6.66% 57
South East +3 62 £363 +11.53% 13
Yorkshire +6 13 £325 -13.33% 11
East of England +9 12 £450 +57.89% 3
West Midlands -14 12 £375 +44.23% 2
North West -16 10 £219 -25.84% 8
South West +1 7 £388 +10.71% 8
East Midlands 0 1 - - 1
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 150 (30.36%) SQL
2 128 (25.91%) Finance
3 122 (24.70%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (24.49%) Degree
5 117 (23.68%) Python
6 101 (20.45%) Analytics
7 95 (19.23%) R
8 91 (18.42%) Mathematics
9 69 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
10 66 (13.36%) Microsoft
11 65 (13.16%) Data Analysis
11 65 (13.16%) Algorithms
12 64 (12.96%) SAS
13 63 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
13 63 (12.75%) Machine Learning
14 61 (12.35%) MS Excel
15 60 (12.15%) Windows
16 57 (11.54%) Oracle
17 56 (11.34%) Java
18 53 (10.73%) Visualisation
19 51 (10.32%) Computer Science
20 49 (9.92%) SQL Server
20 49 (9.92%) MS Office
20 49 (9.92%) Linux
21 47 (9.51%) Project Management
21 47 (9.51%) SPSS
21 47 (9.51%) Hadoop
22 46 (9.31%) Big Data
22 46 (9.31%) C++
23 44 (8.91%) Security Cleared

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 64 (12.96%) SAS
2 40 (8.10%) Apache Spark
3 20 (4.05%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.63%) MS Exchange
5 12 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.02%) Apache Pig
7 7 (1.42%) Apache
7 7 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.42%) Live Communications Server
8 6 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.21%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.01%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.81%) CMS
10 4 (0.81%) Documentum
10 4 (0.81%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.61%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.40%) Confluence
12 2 (0.40%) Drupal
12 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 61 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 49 (9.92%) MS Office
3 47 (9.51%) SPSS
4 32 (6.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.82%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.42%) MS Project
7 6 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (1.01%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.40%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.40%) GIMP
9 2 (0.40%) LaTeX
9 2 (0.40%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.40%) Weka
10 1 (0.20%) EViews
Business Applications
1 6 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.01%) Cognos Planning
2 5 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (1.01%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.61%) ENOVIA
3 3 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.20%) FastStats
5 1 (0.20%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.21%) Office 365
2 5 (1.01%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.81%) GitHub
4 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.40%) SaaS
5 2 (0.40%) Taleo
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.20%) Heroku
6 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.04%) SAN
2 14 (2.83%) DHCP
2 14 (2.83%) DNS
2 14 (2.83%) Firewall
3 10 (2.02%) Network Security
3 10 (2.02%) WAN
4 9 (1.82%) LAN
5 8 (1.62%) HTTP
6 7 (1.42%) VPN
7 6 (1.21%) GSM
7 6 (1.21%) LTE
7 6 (1.21%) UMTS
7 6 (1.21%) Wireless
8 5 (1.01%) 3G
8 5 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.01%) Intranet
8 5 (1.01%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.01%) VoIP
9 4 (0.81%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.51%) Hadoop
3 46 (9.31%) Big Data
4 39 (7.89%) Relational Database
5 27 (5.47%) QlikView
6 26 (5.26%) MS Access
7 25 (5.06%) Data Mining
8 24 (4.86%) MySQL
9 21 (4.25%) Apache Hive
10 14 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (2.83%) Spotfire
11 13 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (2.43%) MongoDB
12 12 (2.43%) NoSQL
13 11 (2.23%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (2.23%) KDB
13 11 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (1.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (3.24%) Maven
2 6 (1.21%) JIRA
2 6 (1.21%) PVCS
3 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.61%) JUnit
4 3 (0.61%) Subversion
4 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.40%) Ant
5 2 (0.40%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (0.40%) ERwin
5 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.40%) Gradle
5 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 128 (25.91%) Finance
2 39 (7.89%) Front Office
3 34 (6.88%) Marketing
4 28 (5.67%) Back Office
5 27 (5.47%) Banking
6 26 (5.26%) Telecoms
7 25 (5.06%) Retail
8 12 (2.43%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.62%) Games
10 7 (1.42%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.21%) Advertising
11 6 (1.21%) Electronics
12 5 (1.01%) Investment Banking
12 5 (1.01%) Legal
12 5 (1.01%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.81%) Publishing
14 3 (0.61%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.40%) Automotive
15 2 (0.40%) Law
15 2 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 149 (30.16%) Analyst
2 80 (16.19%) Developer
3 45 (9.11%) Data Analyst
3 45 (9.11%) Data Scientist
4 30 (6.07%) SQL Analyst
5 24 (4.86%) Support Engineer
6 18 (3.64%) Consultant
7 17 (3.44%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 16 (3.24%) DBA
9 15 (3.04%) Quantitative Developer
9 15 (3.04%) Software Engineer
10 14 (2.83%) Java Developer
10 14 (2.83%) SQL Developer
11 13 (2.63%) Administrator
12 12 (2.43%) Python Developer
13 11 (2.23%) Excel Analyst
13 11 (2.23%) Insight Analyst
13 11 (2.23%) Scala Developer
13 11 (2.23%) SQL Data Analyst
13 11 (2.23%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.26%) HTML
2 20 (4.05%) XML
3 19 (3.85%) Pandas
4 18 (3.64%) SciPy
5 17 (3.44%) NumPy
6 15 (3.04%) AngularJS
7 14 (2.83%) CSS
8 11 (2.23%) Esper
8 11 (2.23%) Pyramid
9 10 (2.02%) .NET
9 10 (2.02%) ELK Stack
9 10 (2.02%) REST
10 9 (1.82%) HTML5
10 9 (1.82%) scikit-learn
10 9 (1.82%) Web Services
11 8 (1.62%) Akka
11 8 (1.62%) jQuery
12 7 (1.42%) D3.js
12 7 (1.42%) LAMP
13 6 (1.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 122 (24.70%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (18.42%) Mathematics
3 65 (13.16%) Algorithms
4 53 (10.73%) Visualisation
5 51 (10.32%) Computer Science
6 29 (5.87%) Management Information System
7 23 (4.66%) Physics
8 22 (4.45%) Credit Risk
9 21 (4.25%) Economics
10 19 (3.85%) User Experience
11 15 (3.04%) Artificial Intelligence
12 12 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (2.43%) Hedge funds
13 11 (2.23%) Data Centre
13 11 (2.23%) Fixed Income
14 10 (2.02%) Data Structures
15 9 (1.82%) Equities
15 9 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 8 (1.62%) Applied Mathematics
16 8 (1.62%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 60 (12.15%) Windows
2 49 (9.92%) Linux
3 28 (5.67%) Windows Server
4 18 (3.64%) Windows 7
4 18 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (3.24%) Windows XP
6 13 (2.63%) Unix
6 13 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.42%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.01%) Android
8 5 (1.01%) CentOS
8 5 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.20%) Solaris
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (20.45%) Analytics
2 69 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (13.16%) Data Analysis
4 63 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
4 63 (12.75%) Machine Learning
5 47 (9.51%) Project Management
6 43 (8.70%) ITIL
7 37 (7.49%) Validation
8 35 (7.09%) Software Engineering
9 29 (5.87%) Data Visualisation
10 27 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (5.47%) Risk Management
11 26 (5.26%) Configuration Management
11 26 (5.26%) Problem Management
12 25 (5.06%) Data Modelling
13 24 (4.86%) CRM
13 24 (4.86%) Network Design
14 23 (4.66%) Change Management
14 23 (4.66%) Data Management
15 22 (4.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 150 (30.36%) SQL
2 117 (23.68%) Python
3 95 (19.23%) R
4 56 (11.34%) Java
5 46 (9.31%) C++
6 35 (7.09%) Scala
7 30 (6.07%) VBA
8 27 (5.47%) MATLAB
9 25 (5.06%) JavaScript
10 17 (3.44%) C
11 13 (2.63%) C#
12 11 (2.23%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.02%) Perl
13 10 (2.02%) PHP
14 8 (1.62%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.42%) VB
16 6 (1.21%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.21%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.01%) Clojure
17 5 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 121 (24.49%) Degree
2 44 (8.91%) PhD
2 44 (8.91%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.45%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.04%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.42%) CCNP
7 6 (1.21%) MCSA
8 5 (1.01%) ACCA
8 5 (1.01%) CCNA
8 5 (1.01%) CIMA
9 4 (0.81%) CISSP
9 4 (0.81%) MCSE
9 4 (0.81%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.61%) ISEB
10 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.40%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.67%) Data Quality
2 17 (3.44%) SLA
3 6 (1.21%) QA
4 3 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.40%) RMADS
6 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.20%) GCP
6 1 (0.20%) HL7
6 1 (0.20%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.20%) UCITS
System Software
1 41 (8.30%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.23%) Docker
3 9 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.40%) GridGain
4 2 (0.40%) NFS
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.02%) Graphite
2 10 (2.02%) Kibana
2 10 (2.02%) logstash
2 10 (2.02%) NetBackup
2 10 (2.02%) StatsD
3 9 (1.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (1.62%) Netcool
4 8 (1.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (1.42%) Unicenter
6 5 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.01%) SCOM
7 4 (0.81%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (0.61%) Puppet
8 3 (0.61%) SCCM
8 3 (0.61%) WSUS
9 2 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.20%) OVSD
10 1 (0.20%) WMI
Vendors
1 66 (13.36%) Microsoft
2 57 (11.54%) Oracle
3 37 (7.49%) Tableau
4 21 (4.25%) SAP
5 19 (3.85%) Cisco
6 17 (3.44%) HP
7 13 (2.63%) Citrix
8 12 (2.43%) Veritas
9 10 (2.02%) Informatica
9 10 (2.02%) VMware
10 9 (1.82%) Adobe
10 9 (1.82%) EMC
10 9 (1.82%) Google
10 9 (1.82%) Teradata
11 8 (1.62%) Cognos
12 7 (1.42%) Mapinfo
12 7 (1.42%) Meridio
12 7 (1.42%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.01%) Hyperion
13 5 (1.01%) Remedy
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