The table below looks at the statistics for Predictive Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Predictive Analytics over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Predictive Analytics
Rank 392 409 386
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Contract jobs citing Predictive Analytics 11 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.034% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.043% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
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£431 £500 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £396 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.99 - -
Predictive Analytics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Predictive Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Predictive Analytics across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Predictive Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in London

Predictive Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Predictive Analytics across the London region.

Predictive Analytics Daily Rate Trend in London

Predictive Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Predictive Analytics across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Predictive Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in London

Predictive Analytics
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Predictive Analytics within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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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
City of London +9 6 £475 +24.18% 1
Brentford - - - -
Predictive Analytics
England

Predictive Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Predictive Analytics 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 Predictive Analytics.

1 23 (100.00%) Analytics
2 14 (60.87%) Big Data
3 11 (47.83%) SQL
4 10 (43.48%) SAS
5 9 (39.13%) Hadoop
6 8 (34.78%) Degree
7 7 (30.43%) Java
7 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (26.09%) SPSS
9 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (21.74%) Data Mining
9 5 (21.74%) Visualisation
10 4 (17.39%) R
10 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
10 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
10 4 (17.39%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (17.39%) Data Mapping
10 4 (17.39%) Data Architecture
10 4 (17.39%) Python
10 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
10 4 (17.39%) DataStage
10 4 (17.39%) IBM
10 4 (17.39%) TDD
10 4 (17.39%) Finance
10 4 (17.39%) Information Security
10 4 (17.39%) Teradata
10 4 (17.39%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis

Predictive Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Predictive Analytics 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 Predictive Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (43.48%) SAS
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) SPSS
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) Big Data
2 9 (39.13%) Hadoop
3 5 (21.74%) Data Mining
4 4 (17.39%) DataStage
4 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.04%) CouchDB
5 3 (13.04%) Couchbase
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
5 3 (13.04%) Data Mart
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
6 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.35%) Redis
6 1 (4.35%) MySQL
6 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Toad
3 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.35%) NUnit
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Advertising
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Data Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Data Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Data Scientist
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) JDBC
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
1 3 (13.04%) REST
1 3 (13.04%) JAX-RS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) Spring
2 1 (4.35%) Java EE
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Visualisation
3 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 4 (17.39%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (13.04%) Neural Network
4 3 (13.04%) Digital Media
4 3 (13.04%) Data Structures
5 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.35%) Statistics
6 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
6 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Analytics
2 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security
4 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
4 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
4 4 (17.39%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (17.39%) Data Mapping
4 4 (17.39%) Data Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Predictive Modelling
5 3 (13.04%) Kanban
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Direct Marketing
5 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.04%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) R
3 4 (17.39%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
5 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) IBM
1 4 (17.39%) Teradata
2 3 (13.04%) Tableau
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Chordiant
3 1 (4.35%) Omniture