The table below looks at the statistics for Statistics skills 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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistics
UK / England
Rank 363 385 373
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Contract jobs citing Statistics 222 234 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.49% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.59% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 135 140
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £298 £369 £330
% change year-on-year
-19.25% +11.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 9
Median hourly rate £30.75 £17.55 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.26% -8.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £12.60 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £48.90 £28.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+105.00% +5.26%

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
34750 39516 38053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.98% 82.86% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23216 26235 24416
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 864 1083 1029
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +41 143 £463 +8.95% 65
South East 0 37 £210 -47.50% 26
Yorkshire +27 15 £363 -24.47% 7
South West +17 11 £250 -54.54% 3
East Midlands +7 7 £275 +22.22% 3
North West +20 5 £275 -18.51% 13
East of England -5 2 - - 12
North East -16 2 £444 - 2
West Midlands -3 1 £313 -20.88% 9
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 214 (39.85%) SQL
2 187 (34.82%) Python
3 163 (30.35%) R
4 158 (29.42%) Mathematics
5 155 (28.86%) Analytics
6 149 (27.75%) Degree
7 124 (23.09%) Analytical Skills
8 121 (22.53%) Finance
9 117 (21.79%) Big Data
10 105 (19.55%) Hadoop
11 95 (17.69%) Machine Learning
11 95 (17.69%) Computer Science
12 94 (17.50%) Apache Spark
13 88 (16.39%) Java
14 83 (15.46%) Scala
15 78 (14.53%) Relational Database
16 77 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
17 76 (14.15%) Visualisation
18 72 (13.41%) Algorithms
19 70 (13.04%) Marketing
20 64 (11.92%) SAS
20 64 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
21 63 (11.73%) PhD
22 62 (11.55%) Data Analysis
23 57 (10.61%) Data Modelling
24 55 (10.24%) Banking
25 50 (9.31%) MS Excel
25 50 (9.31%) Apache Hive
26 48 (8.94%) Oracle
26 48 (8.94%) JIRA

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 94 (17.50%) Apache Spark
2 64 (11.92%) SAS
3 27 (5.03%) SharePoint
4 22 (4.10%) Apache Pig
5 16 (2.98%) CMS
5 16 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (2.42%) Apache
7 12 (2.23%) WordPress
8 10 (1.86%) MS Exchange
9 7 (1.30%) Joomla!
10 6 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.74%) Confluence
12 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.56%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.56%) DataSynapse
13 3 (0.56%) Drupal
13 3 (0.56%) Jupyter
14 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 50 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.84%) SPSS
3 22 (4.10%) MS Office
3 22 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.86%) Stata
5 9 (1.68%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.49%) Photoshop
7 7 (1.30%) LaTeX
7 7 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.93%) Weka
9 3 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.56%) Doxygen
9 3 (0.56%) GIMP
10 2 (0.37%) EViews
10 2 (0.37%) MS Project
11 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.19%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 5 (0.93%) SAP CRM
1 5 (0.93%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.56%) Unica
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) FastStats
3 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.28%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (3.17%) Amazon Kinesis
3 14 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.23%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.93%) Office 365
6 4 (0.74%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.56%) Flurry Analytics
7 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.56%) SaaS
8 2 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.19%) IaaS
9 1 (0.19%) PaaS
9 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.19%) Taleo
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.79%) DHCP
1 15 (2.79%) DNS
2 12 (2.23%) VoIP
3 8 (1.49%) GSM
3 8 (1.49%) Intranet
4 7 (1.30%) 3G
4 7 (1.30%) 4G
4 7 (1.30%) SNMP
4 7 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.30%) UMTS
5 6 (1.12%) 2G
5 6 (1.12%) Diameter Protocol
5 6 (1.12%) Firewall
5 6 (1.12%) GGSN
5 6 (1.12%) GPRS
5 6 (1.12%) LTE
5 6 (1.12%) SMTP
6 4 (0.74%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.74%) Internet
7 3 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (21.79%) Big Data
2 105 (19.55%) Hadoop
3 78 (14.53%) Relational Database
4 50 (9.31%) Apache Hive
5 44 (8.19%) Data Mining
6 34 (6.33%) SQL Server
7 28 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (4.84%) NoSQL
9 23 (4.28%) MongoDB
10 22 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (3.17%) Parquet
11 17 (3.17%) RDBMS
12 14 (2.61%) Impala
13 13 (2.42%) QlikView
14 12 (2.23%) Oracle Database
15 11 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (2.05%) Spotfire
16 10 (1.86%) MS Access
16 10 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (1.68%) GIS
Development Applications
1 48 (8.94%) JIRA
2 33 (6.15%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.54%) ERwin
4 7 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.93%) JMeter
5 5 (0.93%) LoadRunner
5 5 (0.93%) NeoLoad
5 5 (0.93%) WebLOAD
6 4 (0.74%) Bower
6 4 (0.74%) ClearCase
6 4 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.37%) Selenium
8 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.19%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.19%) Maven
9 1 (0.19%) Mercurial
General
1 121 (22.53%) Finance
2 70 (13.04%) Marketing
3 55 (10.24%) Banking
4 38 (7.08%) Retail
5 36 (6.70%) Front Office
6 28 (5.21%) Telecoms
7 25 (4.66%) Back Office
8 22 (4.10%) Legal
9 17 (3.17%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.68%) Publishing
11 7 (1.30%) Retail Banking
12 6 (1.12%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.93%) Advertising
14 4 (0.74%) Automotive
14 4 (0.74%) Games
15 3 (0.56%) International Banking
15 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.37%) Electronics
16 2 (0.37%) German Language
16 2 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 154 (28.68%) Analyst
2 83 (15.46%) Data Scientist
3 62 (11.55%) Data Analyst
4 53 (9.87%) Developer
5 38 (7.08%) Data Engineer
6 22 (4.10%) Big Data Engineer
6 22 (4.10%) Consultant
7 21 (3.91%) Architect
8 20 (3.72%) Web Analyst
9 18 (3.35%) Data Architect
9 18 (3.35%) SQL Analyst
10 17 (3.17%) Support Engineer
11 15 (2.79%) Business Analyst
11 15 (2.79%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 15 (2.79%) SQL Data Analyst
12 14 (2.61%) DBA
13 13 (2.42%) Hadoop Engineer
14 12 (2.23%) Junior
15 11 (2.05%) Senior Data Scientist
15 11 (2.05%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.64%) Kafka
2 35 (6.52%) XML
3 31 (5.77%) scikit-learn
4 28 (5.21%) Pandas
5 27 (5.03%) JSON
6 22 (4.10%) HTML
7 20 (3.72%) CSS
7 20 (3.72%) NumPy
8 17 (3.17%) Apache Avro
8 17 (3.17%) JMS
9 15 (2.79%) .NET
9 15 (2.79%) D3.js
9 15 (2.79%) Spark Streaming
10 14 (2.61%) Web Services
11 13 (2.42%) SciPy
12 12 (2.23%) Natural Language Processing
13 10 (1.86%) Flask
14 9 (1.68%) Regular Expression
15 8 (1.49%) Node.js
16 7 (1.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 124 (23.09%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (17.69%) Computer Science
3 72 (13.41%) Algorithms
4 33 (6.15%) Management Information System
5 28 (5.21%) Credit Risk
6 11 (2.05%) User Experience
7 10 (1.86%) Driving Licence
7 10 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.68%) Derivative
9 7 (1.30%) Credit Derivative
9 7 (1.30%) Fintech
9 7 (1.30%) Market Risk
10 6 (1.12%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.12%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.12%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.12%) NHS
11 5 (0.93%) Equities
11 5 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.74%) FMCG
12 4 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (8.01%) Windows
2 29 (5.40%) Unix
3 27 (5.03%) Linux
4 15 (2.79%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.12%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.93%) Android
7 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.74%) Solaris
8 4 (0.74%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (29.42%) Mathematics
2 155 (28.86%) Analytics
3 95 (17.69%) Machine Learning
4 77 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (14.15%) Visualisation
6 64 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
7 62 (11.55%) Data Analysis
8 57 (10.61%) Data Modelling
9 45 (8.38%) Data Visualisation
10 44 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 40 (7.45%) ETL
12 38 (7.08%) Validation
13 33 (6.15%) Economics
13 33 (6.15%) Project Management
14 30 (5.59%) Configuration Management
14 30 (5.59%) Data Management
14 30 (5.59%) Physics
14 30 (5.59%) Web Analytics
15 28 (5.21%) Scrum
16 26 (4.84%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 214 (39.85%) SQL
2 187 (34.82%) Python
3 163 (30.35%) R
4 88 (16.39%) Java
5 83 (15.46%) Scala
6 37 (6.89%) MATLAB
7 31 (5.77%) JavaScript
8 30 (5.59%) C++
9 21 (3.91%) C#
10 14 (2.61%) VBA
11 8 (1.49%) PHP
12 7 (1.30%) Perl
12 7 (1.30%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.12%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.93%) C
15 4 (0.74%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.74%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.74%) VB
16 3 (0.56%) AWK
16 3 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 149 (27.75%) Degree
2 63 (11.73%) PhD
3 29 (5.40%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.72%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.49%) Postgraduate
6 6 (1.12%) CFA
7 5 (0.93%) MCP
8 4 (0.74%) A+ Certification
8 4 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.56%) MBA
9 3 (0.56%) MCSE
10 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.37%) HND
11 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.19%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.82%) Data Quality
2 20 (3.72%) SLA
3 19 (3.54%) QA
4 5 (0.93%) IFRS
4 5 (0.93%) IFRS 9
5 3 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) COSHH
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.19%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 13 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.93%) HDFS
3 4 (0.74%) Docker
4 3 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.56%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.37%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.37%) Sendmail
5 2 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.37%) XenApp
5 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) KVM
6 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.93%) Kibana
1 5 (0.93%) Netcool
1 5 (0.93%) Oozie
1 5 (0.93%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.56%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.56%) Puppet
3 3 (0.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.56%) WSUS
4 2 (0.37%) Control-M
4 2 (0.37%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (8.94%) Oracle
2 47 (8.75%) Tableau
3 40 (7.45%) Microsoft
4 15 (2.79%) Huawei
4 15 (2.79%) SAP
4 15 (2.79%) Teradata
5 14 (2.61%) Google
5 14 (2.61%) IBM
6 13 (2.42%) Adobe
7 8 (1.49%) Alteryx
7 8 (1.49%) Rackspace
8 6 (1.12%) HP
9 5 (0.93%) Citrix
9 5 (0.93%) hybris
9 5 (0.93%) Optimizely
9 5 (0.93%) Splunk
10 4 (0.74%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.74%) Intel Security
10 4 (0.74%) RapidMiner
10 4 (0.74%) Veritas
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Middlesex
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Rate: Unspecified
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
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Posted: Yesterday
Kent
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Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Rate: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Competitive salary & excellent benef
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