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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 320 314 291
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Contract jobs citing Statistics 103 122 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.52% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% 1.44% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 84 89
Median daily rate £375 £398 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £618 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Median hourly rate £16.75 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.99 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-18.68% -36.05%
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
7837 8499 8913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.70% 36.37% 38.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5577 5914 6115
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 148 161
Median hourly rate £20.26 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £52.17 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Statistics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
City of London +10 16 £450 - 10
Croydon -13 2 £325 -26.71%
Westminster -18 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £225 -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 68 (31.19%) SQL
1 68 (31.19%) Python
2 66 (30.28%) Finance
3 55 (25.23%) Analytics
4 53 (24.31%) Degree
5 42 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (17.89%) R
7 38 (17.43%) Mathematics
8 34 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (14.68%) Algorithms
10 30 (13.76%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (13.76%) Machine Learning
11 29 (13.30%) C++
12 26 (11.93%) Java
13 25 (11.47%) PhD
13 25 (11.47%) Marketing
14 24 (11.01%) Microsoft
15 22 (10.09%) MS Excel
15 22 (10.09%) Computer Science
15 22 (10.09%) Hadoop
16 21 (9.63%) Tableau
16 21 (9.63%) Data Analysis
16 21 (9.63%) SAS
17 20 (9.17%) ITIL
18 19 (8.72%) Oracle
18 19 (8.72%) Data Mining
18 19 (8.72%) Scala
19 18 (8.26%) Big Data
19 18 (8.26%) Software Engineering
19 18 (8.26%) VBA

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 21 (9.63%) SAS
2 14 (6.42%) Apache Spark
3 10 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.92%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.92%) Drupal
6 1 (0.46%) Apache
6 1 (0.46%) Confluence
6 1 (0.46%) DNN
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.46%) IPython
6 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.46%) Site Server
6 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.96%) MS Office
3 9 (4.13%) SPSS
4 6 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.38%) MS Project
5 3 (1.38%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.92%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.92%) LaTeX
6 2 (0.92%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.46%) EViews
Business Applications
1 6 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.92%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.21%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.83%) GitHub
3 3 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.92%) Office 365
4 2 (0.92%) SaaS
4 2 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.92%) Taleo
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.46%) Heroku
5 1 (0.46%) IaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.21%) Intranet
2 6 (2.75%) Firewall
2 6 (2.75%) HTTP
2 6 (2.75%) LAN
2 6 (2.75%) Network Security
2 6 (2.75%) WAN
3 5 (2.29%) VPN
4 4 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (1.83%) Wireless
5 3 (1.38%) 3G
5 3 (1.38%) DHCP
5 3 (1.38%) DNS
5 3 (1.38%) DWDM
5 3 (1.38%) Internet
5 3 (1.38%) MPLS
5 3 (1.38%) NGN
5 3 (1.38%) Packet Switching
5 3 (1.38%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.92%) DMZ
6 2 (0.92%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.09%) Hadoop
2 19 (8.72%) Data Mining
3 18 (8.26%) Big Data
4 16 (7.34%) Apache Hive
5 14 (6.42%) MySQL
5 14 (6.42%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.42%) SQL Server
6 12 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (4.13%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.13%) QlikView
8 7 (3.21%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.29%) MS Access
9 5 (2.29%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.92%) DB2
11 2 (0.92%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.92%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.83%) JUnit
2 3 (1.38%) Maven
3 2 (0.92%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.46%) JIRA
4 1 (0.46%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.46%) Mockito
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 66 (30.28%) Finance
2 25 (11.47%) Marketing
3 18 (8.26%) Retail
4 17 (7.80%) Back Office
4 17 (7.80%) Banking
5 16 (7.34%) Front Office
6 11 (5.05%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.21%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.75%) Electronics
9 4 (1.83%) Advertising
9 4 (1.83%) Games
9 4 (1.83%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.38%) Law
10 3 (1.38%) Legal
10 3 (1.38%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.92%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.92%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.92%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 62 (28.44%) Analyst
2 41 (18.81%) Developer
3 17 (7.80%) SQL Analyst
4 15 (6.88%) Data Analyst
4 15 (6.88%) Data Scientist
5 11 (5.05%) Qualitative Analyst
5 11 (5.05%) Quantitative Analyst
6 10 (4.59%) Excel Analyst
6 10 (4.59%) Python Developer
6 10 (4.59%) Software Engineer
7 9 (4.13%) Support Engineer
8 8 (3.67%) Insight Analyst
9 7 (3.21%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.21%) SQL Data Analyst
10 6 (2.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (2.75%) Incident Manager
10 6 (2.75%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 6 (2.75%) Risk Analyst
10 6 (2.75%) Scala Developer
11 5 (2.29%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.13%) ELK Stack
2 8 (3.67%) .NET
2 8 (3.67%) Akka
2 8 (3.67%) REST
3 6 (2.75%) HTML
4 5 (2.29%) HTML5
4 5 (2.29%) Play Framework
4 5 (2.29%) Web Services
5 4 (1.83%) Django
5 4 (1.83%) RESTful
6 3 (1.38%) CSS
6 3 (1.38%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (1.38%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.38%) JAX-RS
6 3 (1.38%) jQuery
6 3 (1.38%) Servlets
6 3 (1.38%) Spring
6 3 (1.38%) WebSockets
7 2 (0.92%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (17.43%) Mathematics
3 32 (14.68%) Algorithms
4 22 (10.09%) Computer Science
5 14 (6.42%) Visualisation
6 12 (5.50%) Physics
7 11 (5.05%) Fixed Income
8 10 (4.59%) Management Information System
9 9 (4.13%) Economics
9 9 (4.13%) Equities
10 8 (3.67%) Data Structures
10 8 (3.67%) Derivative
10 8 (3.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (2.75%) Credit Risk
12 6 (2.75%) User Experience
13 5 (2.29%) Credit Derivative
13 5 (2.29%) Data Centre
14 4 (1.83%) Grid Computing
14 4 (1.83%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.80%) Linux
2 12 (5.50%) Windows
3 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.38%) Unix
4 3 (1.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.92%) Android
5 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.92%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.92%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.23%) Analytics
2 34 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (13.76%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (13.76%) Machine Learning
4 21 (9.63%) Data Analysis
5 20 (9.17%) ITIL
6 18 (8.26%) Risk Management
6 18 (8.26%) Software Engineering
7 16 (7.34%) CRM
7 16 (7.34%) E-Commerce
7 16 (7.34%) Validation
8 14 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (6.42%) Econometrics
9 13 (5.96%) Data Visualisation
9 13 (5.96%) OOP
9 13 (5.96%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (5.96%) TDD
10 12 (5.50%) Data Analytics
11 11 (5.05%) Capacity Management
11 11 (5.05%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (31.19%) Python
1 68 (31.19%) SQL
2 39 (17.89%) R
3 29 (13.30%) C++
4 26 (11.93%) Java
5 19 (8.72%) Scala
6 18 (8.26%) VBA
7 10 (4.59%) C#
7 10 (4.59%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.59%) MATLAB
8 5 (2.29%) Clojure
9 4 (1.83%) Perl
10 3 (1.38%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.92%) Haskell
11 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.46%) C
12 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (24.31%) Degree
2 25 (11.47%) PhD
3 6 (2.75%) CCNP
3 6 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.75%) MCSA
3 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.29%) CISSP
5 4 (1.83%) MCSE
6 3 (1.38%) CCNA
6 3 (1.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.92%) CISM
7 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.92%) OCP
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.92%) RHCE
8 1 (0.46%) CCIE
8 1 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.46%) GCIA
8 1 (0.46%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.13%) QA
2 5 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (4.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.21%) Docker
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.46%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.46%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (4.13%) Graphite
1 9 (4.13%) Kibana
1 9 (4.13%) logstash
1 9 (4.13%) StatsD
2 8 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.92%) Puppet
4 1 (0.46%) Ansible
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.46%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.46%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.46%) Oozie
4 1 (0.46%) SCOM
4 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (11.01%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.63%) Tableau
3 19 (8.72%) Oracle
4 10 (4.59%) SAP
5 9 (4.13%) Cisco
6 8 (3.67%) Google
7 7 (3.21%) Adobe
7 7 (3.21%) Teradata
8 4 (1.83%) Saba
8 4 (1.83%) Twitter
9 3 (1.38%) Informatica
9 3 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.38%) Optimizely
9 3 (1.38%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.92%) Avaya
10 2 (0.92%) Citrix
10 2 (0.92%) HP
10 2 (0.92%) Juniper
10 2 (0.92%) Nortel
10 2 (0.92%) Palo Alto
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