The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 291 248 317
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +69
Contract jobs citing Statistics 112 150 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.66% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 1.79% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 101 57
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £266 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £586 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.22 £14.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.96% -34.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £11.20 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.86 £16.80 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.65 £22.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +55.17%
Statistics
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7742 8397 8528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.93% 37.11% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5353 5935 5878
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 189
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Statistics across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in London

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in London

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram in London

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Statistics across the London region.

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in London

Statistics
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 Statistics within the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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 -13 27 £408 -14.21% 21
Westminster - 2 £500 -
Croydon - 2 £444 -
Hammersmith - 2 £350 -
Canary Wharf -14 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £363 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £225 -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 87 (37.50%) SQL
2 85 (36.64%) Analytics
3 75 (32.33%) Finance
4 65 (28.02%) Degree
5 61 (26.29%) Mathematics
6 59 (25.43%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (24.14%) Python
8 53 (22.84%) R
9 47 (20.26%) Big Data
9 47 (20.26%) Hadoop
10 43 (18.53%) Tableau
10 43 (18.53%) Data Analysis
11 42 (18.10%) SAS
12 34 (14.66%) Banking
13 32 (13.79%) Data Modelling
13 32 (13.79%) Computer Science
14 31 (13.36%) Visualisation
15 28 (12.07%) Data Mining
16 26 (11.21%) VBA
17 24 (10.34%) Credit Risk
18 23 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (9.91%) Oracle
18 23 (9.91%) Java
18 23 (9.91%) Marketing
19 21 (9.05%) SQL Server
19 21 (9.05%) MS Excel
19 21 (9.05%) MATLAB
20 20 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
20 20 (8.62%) C++
20 20 (8.62%) Statistical Analysis

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 42 (18.10%) SAS
2 14 (6.03%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.31%) Apache Spark
4 7 (3.02%) Apache Pig
5 6 (2.59%) Apache
6 5 (2.16%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.16%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (2.16%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.29%) CMS
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (0.86%) Confluence
8 2 (0.86%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.43%) Lync
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.74%) MS Office
3 10 (4.31%) SPSS
4 7 (3.02%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.29%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.86%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.86%) MS Project
7 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.43%) Stata
8 1 (0.43%) Weka
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.43%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.60%) Google Analytics
2 10 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.29%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.43%) Route 53
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.43%) Yammer
4 1 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.59%) Intranet
1 6 (2.59%) Internet
2 5 (2.16%) LDAP
3 2 (0.86%) VPN
3 2 (0.86%) Broadband
3 2 (0.86%) LAN
3 2 (0.86%) WAN
4 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.43%) Firewall
4 1 (0.43%) Wireless
4 1 (0.43%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.43%) FWSM
4 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.43%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.43%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.43%) Network Security
4 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.43%) VLAN
4 1 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.26%) Big Data
1 47 (20.26%) Hadoop
2 28 (12.07%) Data Mining
3 21 (9.05%) SQL Server
4 20 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.60%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (4.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (4.31%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.31%) Apache Hive
8 8 (3.45%) QlikView
8 8 (3.45%) Oracle Database
8 8 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (3.02%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (2.59%) MS Access
11 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.59%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.43%) ProC
2 1 (0.43%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.43%) MSI
2 1 (0.43%) Maven
2 1 (0.43%) Checkstyle
2 1 (0.43%) FindBugs
2 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 75 (32.33%) Finance
2 34 (14.66%) Banking
3 23 (9.91%) Marketing
4 14 (6.03%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.88%) Legal
5 9 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.88%) Retail
6 8 (3.45%) Publishing
7 7 (3.02%) Games
7 7 (3.02%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (2.16%) Law
9 3 (1.29%) Back Office
9 3 (1.29%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.29%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.86%) Advertising
11 1 (0.43%) Front Office
11 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 93 (40.09%) Analyst
2 40 (17.24%) Data Analyst
3 26 (11.21%) Data Scientist
4 24 (10.34%) Developer
5 9 (3.88%) Business Analyst
5 9 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (3.45%) Performance Analyst
6 8 (3.45%) Data Modeller
6 8 (3.45%) Architect
6 8 (3.45%) Test Manager
6 8 (3.45%) Administrator
7 7 (3.02%) Consultant
7 7 (3.02%) SQL Developer
7 7 (3.02%) Quantitative Analyst
8 6 (2.59%) Major Incident Manager
8 6 (2.59%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (2.59%) Incident Manager
9 5 (2.16%) Senior Developer
9 5 (2.16%) Report Analyst
9 5 (2.16%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.45%) HTML
1 8 (3.45%) .NET
2 4 (1.72%) WPF
2 4 (1.72%) Task Parallel Library
2 4 (1.72%) Flash
2 4 (1.72%) CSS
2 4 (1.72%) Web Services
3 2 (0.86%) WCF
3 2 (0.86%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.86%) Pandas
3 2 (0.86%) SciPy
3 2 (0.86%) D3.js
3 2 (0.86%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.86%) Middleware
4 1 (0.43%) LAMP
4 1 (0.43%) CSS3
4 1 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.43%) NumPy
4 1 (0.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 61 (26.29%) Mathematics
2 59 (25.43%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (13.79%) Computer Science
4 31 (13.36%) Visualisation
5 24 (10.34%) Credit Risk
6 13 (5.60%) Algorithms
7 12 (5.17%) Management Information System
8 11 (4.74%) Physics
9 9 (3.88%) Fixed Income
10 8 (3.45%) Open Source
11 7 (3.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (3.02%) Economics
12 6 (2.59%) Social Media
12 6 (2.59%) NHS
13 4 (1.72%) Xbox
14 3 (1.29%) Neural Network
14 3 (1.29%) User Experience
14 3 (1.29%) Market Risk
14 3 (1.29%) Data Extraction
14 3 (1.29%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.47%) Windows
2 10 (4.31%) Linux
3 7 (3.02%) UNIX
4 2 (0.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.86%) HPUX
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.43%) Android
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (36.64%) Analytics
2 43 (18.53%) Data Analysis
3 32 (13.79%) Data Modelling
4 23 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (8.62%) Statistical Analysis
5 20 (8.62%) Machine Learning
6 19 (8.19%) ETL
7 18 (7.76%) ITIL
8 16 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (6.47%) Data Governance
10 13 (5.60%) Business Analysis
11 12 (5.17%) Mentoring
11 12 (5.17%) Predictive Modelling
11 12 (5.17%) Validation
11 12 (5.17%) Project Management
12 11 (4.74%) Workflow
13 10 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (3.88%) Data Security
14 9 (3.88%) Web Analytics
14 9 (3.88%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 87 (37.50%) SQL
2 56 (24.14%) Python
3 53 (22.84%) R
4 26 (11.21%) VBA
5 23 (9.91%) Java
6 21 (9.05%) MATLAB
7 20 (8.62%) C++
8 14 (6.03%) Ruby
9 13 (5.60%) Scala
10 11 (4.74%) C
11 8 (3.45%) C#
12 5 (2.16%) Clojure
13 4 (1.72%) Go
13 4 (1.72%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.72%) JavaScript
14 3 (1.29%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.29%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.43%) VB
15 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (28.02%) Degree
2 18 (7.76%) PhD
3 8 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.86%) ACCA
7 2 (0.86%) CIMA
7 2 (0.86%) CCNP
7 2 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.43%) CCNA
8 1 (0.43%) ISEB
8 1 (0.43%) MCSE
8 1 (0.43%) MCSA
8 1 (0.43%) MCP
8 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.31%) SLA
2 8 (3.45%) QA
3 4 (1.72%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.29%) AIFMD
System Software
1 7 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.86%) HDFS
3 2 (0.86%) Samba
3 2 (0.86%) NFS
4 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.16%) Graphite
2 3 (1.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.86%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.43%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.43%) Puppet
4 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.43%) WMI
4 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (18.53%) Tableau
2 23 (9.91%) Oracle
3 16 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.60%) Google
5 12 (5.17%) Business Objects
6 10 (4.31%) HP
7 9 (3.88%) SAP
7 9 (3.88%) Alteryx
8 8 (3.45%) Remedy
9 7 (3.02%) Novell
9 7 (3.02%) Cloudera
10 6 (2.59%) Talend
10 6 (2.59%) IBM
11 5 (2.16%) Mantas
11 5 (2.16%) Actimize
11 5 (2.16%) ServiceNow
11 5 (2.16%) Norkom
12 4 (1.72%) Vertica
12 4 (1.72%) Splunk
12 4 (1.72%) Netezza
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