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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 359 383 366
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Contract jobs citing Statistics 285 268 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.51% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 1.54% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 165 134
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £586
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 20
Median hourly rate £9.10 £19.36 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.01% -17.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.68 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £52.75 £32.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £17.90 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-49.72% -4.53%
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
16594 17408 17016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.53% 32.92% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10817 11098 10312
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 615 705 724
Median hourly rate £20.67 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +19 155 £375 - 61
South East -11 48 £375 +15.38% 23
Yorkshire +20 19 £350 +3.70% 7
South West +12 16 £365 +4.28% 16
East of England +16 15 £363 +45.10% 7
North West +8 14 £250 -16.66% 9
West Midlands -19 12 £320 +23.07% 4
East Midlands +1 4 £500 +53.84% 4
North East -22 1 - - 2
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 168 (33.01%) SQL
2 152 (29.86%) Analytical Skills
3 133 (26.13%) Degree
4 129 (25.34%) Finance
5 123 (24.17%) Mathematics
6 122 (23.97%) Python
7 121 (23.77%) Analytics
8 119 (23.38%) R
9 77 (15.13%) SAS
10 72 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
10 72 (14.15%) Algorithms
11 71 (13.95%) Visualisation
12 66 (12.97%) Microsoft
12 66 (12.97%) Machine Learning
13 65 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
14 62 (12.18%) Java
14 62 (12.18%) Big Data
15 61 (11.98%) Tableau
15 61 (11.98%) Computer Science
16 60 (11.79%) Data Analysis
17 59 (11.59%) MS Excel
17 59 (11.59%) Hadoop
18 57 (11.20%) Apache Spark
19 55 (10.81%) Project Management
19 55 (10.81%) SPSS
20 53 (10.41%) Marketing
21 52 (10.22%) Oracle
22 50 (9.82%) Windows
23 45 (8.84%) PhD
23 45 (8.84%) MS Office

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 77 (15.13%) SAS
2 57 (11.20%) Apache Spark
3 18 (3.54%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.75%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.16%) Apache
6 9 (1.77%) Apache Pig
7 7 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.38%) Live Communications Server
8 5 (0.98%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.98%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.79%) ArcGIS
9 4 (0.79%) CMS
9 4 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.59%) Documentum
10 3 (0.59%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.39%) Confluence
11 2 (0.39%) Drupal
11 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.39%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 59 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 55 (10.81%) SPSS
3 45 (8.84%) MS Office
4 36 (7.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.38%) MS Project
5 7 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.18%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.98%) Stata
8 2 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.39%) EViews
8 2 (0.39%) GIMP
8 2 (0.39%) LaTeX
8 2 (0.39%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.98%) Cognos Planning
2 5 (0.98%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (0.98%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.79%) Unica
4 3 (0.59%) ENOVIA
5 2 (0.39%) FastStats
5 2 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.36%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.18%) Office 365
3 5 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (0.79%) GitHub
5 3 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.39%) Taleo
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.75%) DHCP
1 14 (2.75%) DNS
2 10 (1.96%) SAN
3 8 (1.57%) Firewall
3 8 (1.57%) WAN
4 7 (1.38%) HTTP
4 7 (1.38%) LAN
5 6 (1.18%) 3G
5 6 (1.18%) LTE
5 6 (1.18%) VoIP
6 5 (0.98%) 2G
6 5 (0.98%) GSM
6 5 (0.98%) Network Security
6 5 (0.98%) UMTS
6 5 (0.98%) Wireless
7 4 (0.79%) 4G
7 4 (0.79%) Intranet
7 4 (0.79%) ISDN
7 4 (0.79%) VPN
8 3 (0.59%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (12.18%) Big Data
2 59 (11.59%) Hadoop
3 42 (8.25%) SQL Server
4 39 (7.66%) Relational Database
5 33 (6.48%) QlikView
6 28 (5.50%) Data Mining
7 24 (4.72%) Apache Hive
8 22 (4.32%) MS Access
8 22 (4.32%) MySQL
9 20 (3.93%) Spotfire
10 12 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.36%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.16%) MongoDB
11 11 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.96%) KDB
13 9 (1.77%) GIS
14 7 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (1.38%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (2.95%) Maven
2 14 (2.75%) JIRA
3 5 (0.98%) PVCS
3 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.79%) Subversion
5 3 (0.59%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.59%) JUnit
5 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.39%) Ant
6 2 (0.39%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (0.39%) ERwin
6 2 (0.39%) Gradle
7 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 129 (25.34%) Finance
2 53 (10.41%) Marketing
3 35 (6.88%) Front Office
4 28 (5.50%) Banking
4 28 (5.50%) Telecoms
5 27 (5.30%) Retail
6 20 (3.93%) Back Office
7 11 (2.16%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.38%) Advertising
8 7 (1.38%) Games
9 6 (1.18%) Electronics
9 6 (1.18%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.98%) Legal
10 5 (0.98%) Publishing
11 4 (0.79%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.59%) Automotive
13 2 (0.39%) Local Government
13 2 (0.39%) Military
13 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 159 (31.24%) Analyst
2 71 (13.95%) Developer
3 58 (11.39%) Data Analyst
3 58 (11.39%) Data Scientist
4 30 (5.89%) SQL Analyst
5 25 (4.91%) Support Engineer
6 21 (4.13%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 17 (3.34%) Consultant
8 15 (2.95%) Insight Analyst
9 14 (2.75%) DBA
9 14 (2.75%) Java Developer
9 14 (2.75%) Quantitative Developer
10 13 (2.55%) Administrator
10 13 (2.55%) SQL Data Analyst
11 12 (2.36%) Risk Analyst
12 11 (2.16%) Excel Analyst
12 11 (2.16%) Scala Developer
12 11 (2.16%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (1.96%) Software Engineer
13 10 (1.96%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.70%) HTML
2 21 (4.13%) XML
3 19 (3.73%) Pandas
4 17 (3.34%) SciPy
5 16 (3.14%) NumPy
6 15 (2.95%) D3.js
7 14 (2.75%) AngularJS
7 14 (2.75%) CSS
8 11 (2.16%) .NET
8 11 (2.16%) REST
9 10 (1.96%) Esper
9 10 (1.96%) Natural Language Processing
9 10 (1.96%) Pyramid
10 9 (1.77%) HTML5
10 9 (1.77%) scikit-learn
11 8 (1.57%) Akka
11 8 (1.57%) jQuery
11 8 (1.57%) Web Services
12 7 (1.38%) LAMP
13 6 (1.18%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 152 (29.86%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (24.17%) Mathematics
3 72 (14.15%) Algorithms
4 71 (13.95%) Visualisation
5 61 (11.98%) Computer Science
6 32 (6.29%) Credit Risk
7 30 (5.89%) Economics
7 30 (5.89%) Physics
8 26 (5.11%) User Experience
9 25 (4.91%) Management Information System
10 19 (3.73%) Artificial Intelligence
11 16 (3.14%) Applied Mathematics
12 12 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (2.16%) Hedge funds
14 10 (1.96%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.96%) Fixed Income
14 10 (1.96%) Neural Network
15 9 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 9 (1.77%) NHS
16 8 (1.57%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 50 (9.82%) Windows
2 42 (8.25%) Linux
3 26 (5.11%) Windows Server
4 19 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (3.34%) Windows 7
6 16 (3.14%) Windows XP
7 13 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.96%) Unix
9 9 (1.77%) Android
10 6 (1.18%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.59%) CentOS
12 3 (0.59%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (23.77%) Analytics
2 72 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
3 66 (12.97%) Machine Learning
4 65 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (11.79%) Data Analysis
6 55 (10.81%) Project Management
7 42 (8.25%) ITIL
8 37 (7.27%) Data Modelling
9 36 (7.07%) Data Visualisation
10 35 (6.88%) Validation
11 34 (6.68%) Risk Management
12 32 (6.29%) Statistical Analysis
13 28 (5.50%) Software Engineering
14 27 (5.30%) Change Management
15 24 (4.72%) Statistical Modelling
16 23 (4.52%) Data Management
16 23 (4.52%) Problem Management
17 22 (4.32%) E-Commerce
17 22 (4.32%) Performance Management
17 22 (4.32%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (33.01%) SQL
2 122 (23.97%) Python
3 119 (23.38%) R
4 62 (12.18%) Java
5 43 (8.45%) C++
5 43 (8.45%) Scala
6 39 (7.66%) MATLAB
7 36 (7.07%) VBA
8 20 (3.93%) JavaScript
9 18 (3.54%) C
10 14 (2.75%) C#
11 11 (2.16%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.96%) PHP
13 8 (1.57%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.18%) VB
15 5 (0.98%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.79%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.59%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 133 (26.13%) Degree
2 45 (8.84%) PhD
2 45 (8.84%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.13%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.95%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.18%) CCNA
6 6 (1.18%) CCNP
6 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.98%) ACCA
7 5 (0.98%) CIMA
7 5 (0.98%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.59%) ISEB
9 3 (0.59%) MCSA
9 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.39%) OCP
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.89%) Data Quality
2 16 (3.14%) SLA
3 14 (2.75%) QA
4 4 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.59%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.20%) HL7
6 1 (0.20%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) RMADS
System Software
1 38 (7.47%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.16%) Docker
3 7 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.39%) NFS
4 2 (0.39%) 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 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.96%) NetBackup
3 9 (1.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (1.57%) Netcool
4 8 (1.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (1.38%) Unicenter
6 6 (1.18%) Kibana
7 5 (0.98%) SCOM
8 4 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.79%) WSUS
9 3 (0.59%) NSN NetAct
9 3 (0.59%) Puppet
9 3 (0.59%) SCCM
10 2 (0.39%) Amdocs OSS
10 2 (0.39%) Cisco IPCC
10 2 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
11 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 66 (12.97%) Microsoft
2 61 (11.98%) Tableau
3 52 (10.22%) Oracle
4 21 (4.13%) Google
4 21 (4.13%) SAP
5 19 (3.73%) HP
6 17 (3.34%) Cisco
7 13 (2.55%) Adobe
8 12 (2.36%) Citrix
8 12 (2.36%) Veritas
9 10 (1.96%) Teradata
10 9 (1.77%) EMC
10 9 (1.77%) Informatica
11 8 (1.57%) VMware
12 7 (1.38%) Cognos
12 7 (1.38%) Meridio
13 6 (1.18%) IBM
13 6 (1.18%) Remedy
14 5 (0.98%) Avaya
14 5 (0.98%) Hyperion
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