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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 374 373 369
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Statistics 225 225 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 1.51% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 131 125
Average daily rate £400 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 9
Average hourly rate £16.09 £19.59 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.86% -30.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £10.70 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £34.15 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -13.51%
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
15327 14891 14927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.48% 31.62% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10014 9364 9160
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 641 629
Average hourly rate £21.40 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.50 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Statistics across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 113 £450 +9.09% 84
South East +34 54 £400 +33.33% 14
West Midlands -7 13 £450 +50.00% 9
East of England +6 12 £413 +35.24% 6
South West +3 10 £525 +44.82% 4
North West -31 8 £349 +3.33% 9
Yorkshire -33 7 £480 +20.00% 4
East Midlands -18 4 £231 -26.00% 3
North East -17 2 - -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Statistics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Statistics.

1 164 (30.65%) Finance
2 157 (29.35%) SQL
3 123 (22.99%) Analytical Skills
4 115 (21.50%) Analytics
5 112 (20.93%) Degree
6 96 (17.94%) Python
6 96 (17.94%) Microsoft
7 86 (16.07%) Mathematics
8 81 (15.14%) SAS
8 81 (15.14%) MS Excel
9 75 (14.02%) Oracle
10 74 (13.83%) Windows
11 72 (13.46%) R
12 67 (12.52%) Validation
13 65 (12.15%) SQL Server
13 65 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
14 60 (11.21%) MS Office
14 60 (11.21%) Data Analysis
15 59 (11.03%) Banking
16 57 (10.65%) Computer Science
17 54 (10.09%) SPSS
18 53 (9.91%) VBA
18 53 (9.91%) Big Data
19 51 (9.53%) Linux
20 50 (9.35%) Java
20 50 (9.35%) Hadoop
21 49 (9.16%) Visualisation
21 49 (9.16%) Data Mining
22 46 (8.60%) Data Modelling
22 46 (8.60%) Management Information System

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Statistics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Statistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 81 (15.14%) SAS
2 35 (6.54%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.36%) Apache Spark
4 12 (2.24%) Apache Pig
5 9 (1.68%) Documentum
5 9 (1.68%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (0.93%) CMS
7 5 (0.93%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.56%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.37%) Apache
10 2 (0.37%) Confluence
10 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 81 (15.14%) MS Excel
2 60 (11.21%) MS Office
3 54 (10.09%) SPSS
4 17 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (1.12%) Acrobat
6 6 (1.12%) MS Project
6 6 (1.12%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.56%) GIMP
8 2 (0.37%) Stata
9 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.19%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.19%) Maple
9 1 (0.19%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.19%) Weka
Business Applications
1 15 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.19%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.93%) SaaS
2 5 (0.93%) SoftLayer
2 5 (0.93%) Sumo Logic
3 4 (0.75%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.75%) Office 365
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.19%) Heroku
4 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.23%) Firewall
2 26 (4.86%) SNMP
3 22 (4.11%) TCP/IP
4 21 (3.93%) DNS
5 20 (3.74%) ATM
6 19 (3.55%) VoIP
7 16 (2.99%) LAN
7 16 (2.99%) SMTP
8 15 (2.80%) VPN
9 14 (2.62%) WAN
9 14 (2.62%) Wireless
10 12 (2.24%) Diameter Protocol
10 12 (2.24%) SAN
11 11 (2.06%) DHCP
11 11 (2.06%) GSM
11 11 (2.06%) UMTS
12 10 (1.87%) 2G
12 10 (1.87%) 3G
12 10 (1.87%) 4G
12 10 (1.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 53 (9.91%) Big Data
3 50 (9.35%) Hadoop
4 49 (9.16%) Data Mining
5 29 (5.42%) BusinessObjects
6 28 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (3.93%) Apache Hive
9 21 (3.93%) QlikView
10 17 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (2.62%) MySQL
11 14 (2.62%) Oracle BI EE
12 12 (2.24%) Oracle Database
13 11 (2.06%) NoSQL
13 11 (2.06%) Pentaho
14 10 (1.87%) Impala
14 10 (1.87%) OLAP
14 10 (1.87%) Relational Database
15 9 (1.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (2.24%) PVCS
2 10 (1.87%) ERwin
2 10 (1.87%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.68%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.50%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.93%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.93%) JIRA
6 5 (0.93%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.56%) JUnit
7 3 (0.56%) Mockito
7 3 (0.56%) Subversion
8 2 (0.37%) tSQLt
9 1 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.19%) Maven
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 164 (30.65%) Finance
2 59 (11.03%) Banking
3 42 (7.85%) Front Office
4 33 (6.17%) Back Office
5 32 (5.98%) Retail
6 29 (5.42%) Marketing
7 20 (3.74%) Telecoms
8 16 (2.99%) Investment Banking
9 12 (2.24%) Corporate Banking
10 8 (1.50%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.12%) Games
12 5 (0.93%) Automotive
12 5 (0.93%) International Banking
12 5 (0.93%) Local Government
13 4 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.75%) Legal
14 3 (0.56%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.56%) Publishing
15 2 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 203 (37.94%) Analyst
2 74 (13.83%) Data Analyst
3 70 (13.08%) Developer
4 32 (5.98%) Data Scientist
5 31 (5.79%) Consultant
6 22 (4.11%) Back Office Engineer
6 22 (4.11%) SAS Analyst
7 21 (3.93%) SQL Analyst
8 20 (3.74%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (2.99%) Qualitative Analyst
9 16 (2.99%) Quantitative Analyst
9 16 (2.99%) SQL Data Analyst
10 15 (2.80%) Business Analyst
10 15 (2.80%) Support Engineer
11 14 (2.62%) Analyst Developer
11 14 (2.62%) Network Engineer
12 13 (2.43%) DBA
12 13 (2.43%) Information Analyst
12 13 (2.43%) Tester
13 10 (1.87%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.36%) XML
2 23 (4.30%) HTML
3 14 (2.62%) CSS
4 12 (2.24%) .NET
5 10 (1.87%) HTML5
5 10 (1.87%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (1.87%) Spring
6 8 (1.50%) CSS3
7 7 (1.31%) JSON
8 6 (1.12%) D3.js
9 5 (0.93%) Grails
9 5 (0.93%) jQuery
9 5 (0.93%) Web Services
10 4 (0.75%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.75%) J2EE
10 4 (0.75%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (0.75%) Pandas
10 4 (0.75%) SciPy
10 4 (0.75%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
10 4 (0.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 123 (22.99%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (16.07%) Mathematics
3 57 (10.65%) Computer Science
4 49 (9.16%) Visualisation
5 46 (8.60%) Management Information System
6 35 (6.54%) Economics
7 28 (5.23%) Physics
8 27 (5.05%) Data Structures
9 26 (4.86%) Algorithms
9 26 (4.86%) Credit Risk
10 18 (3.36%) Data Centre
11 17 (3.18%) Neural Network
12 16 (2.99%) Data Extraction
13 15 (2.80%) Applied Mathematics
13 15 (2.80%) Fixed Income
13 15 (2.80%) NHS
14 10 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (1.87%) User Experience
15 8 (1.50%) Derivative
15 8 (1.50%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 74 (13.83%) Windows
2 51 (9.53%) Linux
3 45 (8.41%) Unix
4 28 (5.23%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.50%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.31%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.56%) Android
7 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.37%) CentOS
9 1 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (21.50%) Analytics
2 67 (12.52%) Validation
3 65 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (11.21%) Data Analysis
5 46 (8.60%) Data Modelling
6 37 (6.92%) Configuration Management
7 34 (6.36%) ETL
8 33 (6.17%) Capacity Management
9 32 (5.98%) CRM
10 30 (5.61%) Data Visualisation
11 28 (5.23%) ITIL
11 28 (5.23%) Migration
11 28 (5.23%) Project Management
12 27 (5.05%) Predictive Modelling
13 26 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (4.86%) Functional Testing
14 25 (4.67%) Data Governance
14 25 (4.67%) Data Management
14 25 (4.67%) Network Design
15 24 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 157 (29.35%) SQL
2 96 (17.94%) Python
3 72 (13.46%) R
4 53 (9.91%) VBA
5 50 (9.35%) Java
6 43 (8.04%) C++
7 31 (5.79%) PL/SQL
8 30 (5.61%) JavaScript
9 29 (5.42%) Perl
10 28 (5.23%) T-SQL
11 22 (4.11%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.80%) MATLAB
13 14 (2.62%) Scala
14 13 (2.43%) Ruby
15 9 (1.68%) C#
16 7 (1.31%) VB
17 6 (1.12%) C
17 6 (1.12%) PHP
18 4 (0.75%) PowerShell
19 2 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 112 (20.93%) Degree
2 46 (8.60%) Security Cleared
3 34 (6.36%) SC Cleared
4 26 (4.86%) PhD
5 16 (2.99%) ISEB
6 11 (2.06%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (1.31%) CISSP
8 7 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.75%) CCNP
10 4 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.75%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.56%) CISM
12 2 (0.37%) CCIE
12 2 (0.37%) CIMA
12 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.37%) MCP
12 2 (0.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.61%) Data Quality
2 29 (5.42%) SLA
3 22 (4.11%) QA
4 8 (1.50%) MiFID
4 8 (1.50%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.75%) RMADS
8 3 (0.56%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.56%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.56%) UCITS
9 1 (0.19%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.19%) EMIR
9 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.75%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (0.37%) Firmware
4 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.37%) vSphere
5 1 (0.19%) GridGain
5 1 (0.19%) NDS
5 1 (0.19%) NFS
5 1 (0.19%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 21 (3.93%) Tivoli
2 8 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.31%) Puppet
4 6 (1.12%) Nagios
5 5 (0.93%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.75%) NSN NetAct
6 4 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.56%) SCCM
8 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.37%) SCOM
8 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.37%) WMI
8 2 (0.37%) WSUS
9 1 (0.19%) Cacti
9 1 (0.19%) collectd
9 1 (0.19%) Control-M
9 1 (0.19%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.19%) logstash
9 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 96 (17.94%) Microsoft
2 75 (14.02%) Oracle
3 45 (8.41%) Tableau
4 26 (4.86%) Informatica
5 24 (4.49%) Cisco
6 20 (3.74%) SAP
7 16 (2.99%) Alteryx
7 16 (2.99%) Huawei
8 15 (2.80%) Cognos
9 13 (2.43%) MicroStrategy
9 13 (2.43%) Teradata
10 12 (2.24%) Cloudera
10 12 (2.24%) Juniper
11 10 (1.87%) Hortonworks
11 10 (1.87%) MapR
11 10 (1.87%) Talend
12 9 (1.68%) Google
13 8 (1.50%) Avaya
13 8 (1.50%) VMware
14 7 (1.31%) Adobe
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