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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 346 375 378
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +3
Contract jobs citing Statistics 299 279 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.53% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 1.58% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 178 131
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 21
Median hourly rate £9.19 £18.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.94% -26.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.64 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £60.50 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.10 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-52.13% +18.75%
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
16444 17646 17158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.45% 33.44% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10719 11231 10487
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
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 584 740 750
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.37 £43.67 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +54 176 £425 +7.93% 60
South East -4 45 £381 +17.30% 11
Yorkshire +8 16 £350 +3.70% 2
West Midlands -16 16 £320 +23.07% 8
North West +7 15 £250 -25.92% 9
South West +11 12 £365 +4.28% 3
East of England +9 11 £340 -2.85% 11
East Midlands -6 6 £500 +53.84% 4
North East -33 1 - -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 200 (38.02%) SQL
2 144 (27.38%) Analytical Skills
3 133 (25.29%) Python
4 132 (25.10%) Finance
4 132 (25.10%) Degree
5 128 (24.33%) R
6 126 (23.95%) Mathematics
7 124 (23.57%) Analytics
8 81 (15.40%) Visualisation
9 79 (15.02%) SAS
10 77 (14.64%) Algorithms
11 73 (13.88%) Big Data
11 73 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
12 72 (13.69%) Java
13 71 (13.50%) Marketing
14 70 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
14 70 (13.31%) Machine Learning
15 69 (13.12%) Computer Science
16 67 (12.74%) Hadoop
17 63 (11.98%) Apache Spark
17 63 (11.98%) Tableau
18 59 (11.22%) Microsoft
19 57 (10.84%) Windows
20 56 (10.65%) Data Analysis
21 55 (10.46%) Oracle
22 51 (9.70%) SPSS
23 50 (9.51%) Relational Database
24 47 (8.94%) Scala
25 45 (8.56%) Security Cleared
25 45 (8.56%) Linux

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 79 (15.02%) SAS
2 63 (11.98%) Apache Spark
3 20 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.42%) MS Exchange
5 13 (2.47%) Apache
6 9 (1.71%) Apache Pig
7 8 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.33%) Live Communications Server
9 6 (1.14%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.14%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.95%) CMS
11 4 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (0.76%) IIS
12 3 (0.57%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.57%) Documentum
12 3 (0.57%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.57%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 51 (9.70%) SPSS
2 45 (8.56%) MS Excel
3 39 (7.41%) MS Office
4 25 (4.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.14%) Photoshop
6 6 (1.14%) Stata
7 5 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.57%) MS Project
9 2 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.38%) EViews
9 2 (0.38%) GIMP
9 2 (0.38%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (1.33%) Unica
2 6 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.95%) Cognos Planning
3 5 (0.95%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (0.95%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.57%) ENOVIA
5 3 (0.57%) FastStats
6 2 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.85%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
3 6 (1.14%) Office 365
4 4 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.57%) GitHub
5 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.57%) Taleo
6 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.23%) DHCP
1 17 (3.23%) DNS
2 12 (2.28%) SAN
3 9 (1.71%) Firewall
4 8 (1.52%) 2G
4 8 (1.52%) 3G
5 7 (1.33%) 4G
5 7 (1.33%) HTTP
6 6 (1.14%) GSM
6 6 (1.14%) Intranet
6 6 (1.14%) LTE
6 6 (1.14%) UMTS
6 6 (1.14%) VoIP
6 6 (1.14%) WAN
7 5 (0.95%) LAN
7 5 (0.95%) Network Security
7 5 (0.95%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.76%) ISDN
8 4 (0.76%) LDAP
8 4 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (13.88%) Big Data
2 67 (12.74%) Hadoop
3 50 (9.51%) Relational Database
4 42 (7.98%) SQL Server
5 34 (6.46%) Data Mining
6 29 (5.51%) QlikView
7 27 (5.13%) Apache Hive
8 21 (3.99%) MySQL
9 19 (3.61%) Spotfire
10 16 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (2.85%) MS Access
12 13 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (2.28%) GIS
13 12 (2.28%) NoSQL
14 11 (2.09%) Base SAS
14 11 (2.09%) MongoDB
15 10 (1.90%) KDB
16 8 (1.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 7 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
17 7 (1.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (5.51%) JIRA
2 15 (2.85%) Maven
3 10 (1.90%) ERwin
4 8 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.95%) PVCS
5 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.76%) Subversion
7 3 (0.57%) JUnit
7 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.38%) Ant
8 2 (0.38%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (0.38%) Gradle
9 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.19%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 132 (25.10%) Finance
2 71 (13.50%) Marketing
3 31 (5.89%) Front Office
3 31 (5.89%) Retail
4 30 (5.70%) Telecoms
5 29 (5.51%) Banking
6 20 (3.80%) Back Office
7 11 (2.09%) Legal
8 10 (1.90%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.71%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.33%) Advertising
10 7 (1.33%) Games
11 6 (1.14%) Electronics
12 5 (0.95%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.57%) Publishing
15 2 (0.38%) Automotive
15 2 (0.38%) Local Government
15 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 159 (30.23%) Analyst
2 77 (14.64%) Developer
3 64 (12.17%) Data Scientist
4 61 (11.60%) Data Analyst
5 31 (5.89%) SQL Analyst
5 31 (5.89%) Support Engineer
6 18 (3.42%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 17 (3.23%) Architect
7 17 (3.23%) DBA
8 16 (3.04%) Consultant
8 16 (3.04%) Insight Analyst
8 16 (3.04%) SQL Data Analyst
9 15 (2.85%) Java Developer
10 13 (2.47%) Data Architect
10 13 (2.47%) Quantitative Developer
10 13 (2.47%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (2.28%) Excel Analyst
11 12 (2.28%) SQL DBA
12 11 (2.09%) Scala Developer
12 11 (2.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.94%) HTML
2 24 (4.56%) Pandas
3 22 (4.18%) XML
4 17 (3.23%) SciPy
5 16 (3.04%) D3.js
5 16 (3.04%) Kafka
5 16 (3.04%) NumPy
6 14 (2.66%) AngularJS
6 14 (2.66%) CSS
7 11 (2.09%) .NET
7 11 (2.09%) scikit-learn
8 10 (1.90%) Esper
8 10 (1.90%) JSON
8 10 (1.90%) Natural Language Processing
8 10 (1.90%) Pyramid
8 10 (1.90%) REST
9 9 (1.71%) HTML5
10 8 (1.52%) Akka
10 8 (1.52%) jQuery
10 8 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 144 (27.38%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (23.95%) Mathematics
3 81 (15.40%) Visualisation
4 77 (14.64%) Algorithms
5 69 (13.12%) Computer Science
6 33 (6.27%) Credit Risk
6 33 (6.27%) Physics
7 27 (5.13%) Economics
8 25 (4.75%) Management Information System
9 24 (4.56%) User Experience
10 21 (3.99%) Artificial Intelligence
11 17 (3.23%) Applied Mathematics
12 12 (2.28%) Data Structures
12 12 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (2.09%) Neural Network
14 10 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (1.90%) Hedge funds
15 9 (1.71%) Fixed Income
16 7 (1.33%) Derivative
16 7 (1.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.84%) Windows
2 45 (8.56%) Linux
3 30 (5.70%) Windows Server
4 22 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (3.42%) Windows XP
6 17 (3.23%) Windows 7
7 16 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.90%) Unix
9 9 (1.71%) Android
10 6 (1.14%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.57%) Solaris
12 3 (0.57%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.38%) CentOS
13 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (23.57%) Analytics
2 73 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
3 70 (13.31%) Machine Learning
4 56 (10.65%) Data Analysis
5 44 (8.37%) Data Modelling
5 44 (8.37%) Data Visualisation
5 44 (8.37%) Project Management
6 36 (6.84%) Validation
7 34 (6.46%) ITIL
8 33 (6.27%) Risk Management
9 29 (5.51%) Statistical Modelling
10 28 (5.32%) Statistical Analysis
11 27 (5.13%) ETL
11 27 (5.13%) Software Engineering
12 26 (4.94%) E-Commerce
13 23 (4.37%) CRM
14 22 (4.18%) Open Source
15 21 (3.99%) OO
15 21 (3.99%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (38.02%) SQL
2 133 (25.29%) Python
3 128 (24.33%) R
4 72 (13.69%) Java
5 47 (8.94%) Scala
6 41 (7.79%) C++
7 38 (7.22%) MATLAB
8 25 (4.75%) VBA
9 18 (3.42%) JavaScript
10 16 (3.04%) C
11 12 (2.28%) C#
12 10 (1.90%) PHP
12 10 (1.90%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.33%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.14%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.95%) VB
16 4 (0.76%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.57%) Lua
17 3 (0.57%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 132 (25.10%) Degree
2 45 (8.56%) Security Cleared
3 41 (7.79%) PhD
4 24 (4.56%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.85%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.95%) ACCA
8 5 (0.95%) CCNA
8 5 (0.95%) CIMA
9 4 (0.76%) CCNP
10 3 (0.57%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.57%) ISEB
10 3 (0.57%) MCP
10 3 (0.57%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.38%) MCSA
11 2 (0.38%) OCP
11 2 (0.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.08%) Data Quality
2 17 (3.23%) SLA
3 16 (3.04%) QA
4 3 (0.57%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) HL7
6 1 (0.19%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) NEBOSH
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.47%) Docker
3 6 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.38%) HDFS
5 2 (0.38%) NFS
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (2.47%) NetBackup
2 11 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.90%) Netcool
3 10 (1.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (1.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 7 (1.33%) Unicenter
6 5 (0.95%) Kibana
6 5 (0.95%) SCOM
7 4 (0.76%) WSUS
8 3 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.57%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (0.57%) SCCM
9 2 (0.38%) Amdocs OSS
9 2 (0.38%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.38%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.19%) OVSD
10 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.19%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 63 (11.98%) Tableau
2 59 (11.22%) Microsoft
3 55 (10.46%) Oracle
4 23 (4.37%) Google
5 22 (4.18%) HP
6 19 (3.61%) SAP
7 15 (2.85%) Veritas
8 13 (2.47%) Cisco
9 12 (2.28%) Adobe
10 11 (2.09%) Citrix
10 11 (2.09%) EMC
11 10 (1.90%) Teradata
12 9 (1.71%) IBM
13 8 (1.52%) Informatica
14 7 (1.33%) Meridio
14 7 (1.33%) VMware
15 6 (1.14%) Cognos
15 6 (1.14%) Intel Security
15 6 (1.14%) Mapinfo
15 6 (1.14%) Remedy
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